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Horses & Practical Horse-Keeping

By: Barton, Frank Townend, M.R.C.V.S.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28632

Condition: Good +


An exhaustive 1st edition compendium, much pertaining to horse health and ailments. A rare volume in green pictorial cloth boards bumped and rubbed at tips. Book is approx 6" x 8.5" x 3" thick. Titles worn on cover, appears as if something has spilled at one time taking some of the layers of white letting with it but it is still legible (see pic). Inner hinges fine, page block sound and tight but occasionally wavy from past moisture but there is no musty smell. Contents include: The Shire and the Cart Horse, The Clydesdale Horse, The Suffolk, Remarks on Van and Cross-Bred Horses... View more info

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Horse Knowledge Practised & Proved

By: Faudel-Phillips, Major H.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Vinton & Co.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39871

Condition: Very Good +


Very nice 1st edition in royal blue cloth boards with gilt titles. No names, tears or soil, crisp text fine save for very light foxing on endpps. 136 pp. Book is now placed in removable clear heavy mylar, bits of tape shown in image are not affixed to book, but there to keep protective cover in place. Opens with a quote from Jorrocks on title page: A master's eye is worth two pairs of 'ands. Contents include: Foreword/ Long Rein Driving/ Mouthing/ Bitting/ Breaking and Training, up to Three Years Old/ Backing and Riding a Colt, and Re-Training Other Horses/ Stable Management/ Saddlery/ Sho... View more info

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Bridle Wise: A Key to Better Hunters -- Better Ponies

By: Lt. Col. Goldschmidt, S.G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Country Life, Ltd.: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 33882

Condition: Very Good +


Very good 1st edition hard cover in tan cloth boards with red titles that are slightly soiled. Professionally reproduced dj in new mylar shows wear and loss but displays well. End pages and edges of page block are age-toned. Text is tight and unmarked. 162 pp. Indexed. The author had many years experience in the breaking and schooling of horses. A practical book enhanced by the illustrations of Lionel Edwards. There are 25 mono plates plus a colored frontispiece. "Unless [the rider] understands the psychology of the horse and the principles upon which its education is based, he will nev... View more info

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The Perfect Pony How to Care For and Train Your Pony.

By: McBane, Susan

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The Lyons Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 8874

ISBN: 158574302X

Condition: As New


Fine paperback. A 160 pp step-by-step introduction to ownership with advice on breeds, management, grooming, training and handling View more info

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Wild Pony Island

By: Meader, Stephen W.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace & Co.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: R46473

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition (so stated) non-exlib hardcover in rose-beige cloth covered boards showing bumped spine ends, tips still sharp, no shelf wear. No names, tears or soil. Original un-clipped dj in new mylar shows rubbing & small chips at spine ends, and color loss vertically on dj backstrip that looks like it may be from creases. Rear dj panel has two soil spots on cream background rear panel that shows other offerings by this author. 192 p. text crisp and clean save for a corner crease at lower fore-edge of half-title page. When Rick and his family move from the big-city tenement district to... View more info

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Wild Pony Island

By: Meader, Stephen W.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace & Co.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30057

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition (so stated) exlib hardcover in rose-beige cloth covered boards showing bumped spine ends, tips still sharp, tape marks on boards and some light shelf wear that has just broken the cloth 1/2" along foot of frt board and a smidge on frt board lower tip. Complete volume with all pages and pocket present. Original price clipped dj in new mylar is complete and has no tears, does have one call tag on backstrip. 192 p. text crisp and clean save for a corner crease at lower fore-edge of half-title page. When Rick and his family move from the big-city tenement district to a remote ... View more info