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Calamity

By: Ashforth, Camilla

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MA, Candlewick Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 1131

ISBN: 1564022528

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in glossy boards/no dj. 1st US edition (so stated), near fine w/negligible bumps to corners. No marks inside. Darling story of a toy bear and rabbit; James and Horatio who accept a challenge to race from Calamity, a disaster-prone donkey. View more info

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Polo Author's Presentation Copy

By: Barrantes, Susan; Foreword By H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, Intro By Juan Carlos Harriot

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Argentina, Ediciones Lariviere: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 46706

ISBN: 9879528085

Condition: Fine


Gift quality, true first edition hardcover in red cloth boards with gold titles, sharp tips and spine ends. Book appears unread, save for author's presentation to someone with the following words: " To Doris, with best wishes Susan Barrantes 1998. No tears or soil in the glossy 208 pp text. Unclipped (and unpriced) dj in new mylar has negligible color loss at rear board tips, and a 6/8" closed tear at head of rear flap fold which can be seen in the photo below, but is now not noticeable at all because of the clear, removable jacket mylar that is now on the dj. Profusely illustrat... View more info

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Polo

By: Barrantes, Susan; Foreword By H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, Intro By Juan Carlos Harriot

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Argentina, Ediciones Lariviere: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46938

ISBN: 9879528085

Condition: Fine


Gift quality, true first edition hardcover in red cloth boards with gold titles, sharp tips and spine ends. Book appears unread, no writing, tears or soil on the glossy 208 pp text. The unclipped Only one light crease on the gold colored, blank front endpaper is the only mark identifying this book as being opened before. Unclipped (and unpriced) dj in new mylar has one micro and two small areas on the foot of the rear panel that shows 2 small chips of the outer color layer only (see image) and one micro one near the foot of the rear gutter. Profusely illustrated landscape format coffee ta... View more info

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The Complete Test For Hunters by The Groton Hunt Club of Massachusetts

By: Carter, Janet H., M.F.H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: MA, The Groton Hunt: 1959

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller Id: 43760

Condition: Good


Solid stapled paperback vertical crease and light soil on cream paper covers, else fine. 32 pp. Illustrated with b/w photos and line illustrations. Includes: Complete Test For Hunters, Phase I: The Program Ride, Phase II: Cross Country, Phase III: Working Hunter Class, Phase IV: Group Class, Overall Scoring, Elementary, Intermediate & Advanced Program Rides, Program Ride with Scores, Cross Country Score Sheet, Group Class Score Sheet, Summary of Scoring System, Bibliography. View more info

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Rawhide Range A New Cactus Clancy Western

By: Cody, Stetson

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46410

Condition: Very Good


Quite a rare title, First edition, first printing hardcover in red paper covered boards with black title and wide-brimmed western hat illustration on backstrip. Spine ends and lower tips bumped but not rubbed, upper tips still sharp. Foot of spine is darkened 1/2 from foot due to a matching clip at foot of dj backstrip. Hinge papers fine, occasional light foxing on endpprs. 190 pp text is tight and bright. Unclipped color illustrated dust wrapper has two short chips at head of spine, one irregular triangular chip at foot of frt panel taking half of the ON in Stetson and most of the CO ... View more info

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Figure This! Math Challenges for Families Set 1: Challenges 1-15

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Widmeyer-Baker Group: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 9998

Condition: Fine


1st edition spiral bound hardcover with negligible surface wear, 32 pp text as new. Not exlib. Unpag full and half card pages. Uncommon compilation authored volume to assist and challenge your family's math skills. View more info

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The Snow Pony

By: Crompton, Anne Eliot

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Pocket Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29209

ISBN: 0671785079

Condition: Near Fine


Light wear at tips of cover, internally fine. Moving to a small Massachussetts town and finding it hard to make friends, thirteen-year-old Janet takes a job with Mr. Flower, "the mad hermit of Winterfield," helping him tame and care for a wild pony named Pearl, a surprise gift for his adored grandson who will visit in the spring. Janet knows nothing about horses but Mr. Flower teaches her and Janet helps turn Pearl into a beautiful, glossy pet. Now she's ready to challenge Marigold, the stuck up snob who snubbed her in school. But spring and Mr. Flower's grandson are almost here, Janet... View more info

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The Black Stallion Revolts

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 23330

ISBN: 0394836138

Condition: Very Good


Reprint paperback with light surface soil and color loss at tips. 263 p. text is browning but not brittle, has no names, soil or tears. The tall stallion broke out of his paddock, hurled forth his screaming challenge, and attacked Satan, in an adjoining paddock. Only Henry Dailey's alertness and Alec Ramsay's loving domination of the Black saved Satan from a savage death that night. Later the old trainer told Alec, "His attack on Satan took a lot of time and planning. It was the methodical, premeditated scheme of a murderer. Get smart before he kiss all of us! View more info

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The Black Stallion Revolts

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, The Junior Literary Guild: 1953

Seller Id: 23134

Condition: Fair


No date of publication listed on this solid exlib with corners bumped and rubbed, pictorial buckram rebind covers, all pages and pocket present. 305 pg shows some handling soil, couple of small closed tears from page turning, no text affected. Solid working copy in VG professionally reproduced dj in new mylar. The tall stallion broke out of his paddock, hurled forth his screaming challenge, and attacked Satan, in an adjoining paddock. Only Henry Dailey's alertness and Alec Ramsay's loving domination of the Black saved Satan from a savage death that night. Later the old trainer told Alec, &#... View more info

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The History of The Lady Dudley Challenge Cup 1897-1977

By: Foulds, Jervis; Foreword By Ruth Rushton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43967

ISBN: 0851312942

Condition: Fine


Book and text in fine condition with negligible color loss at one lower tip from storage. Glossy red background tips and spine ends sharp. First Edition, First printing. Clearly a gift quality volume, crisp and unmarked. 176 pp. Profusely illust w/b/w photos and line drawings of course diagrams and maps. Chapters include: Foreword/ Abbreviations/ Introduction/ How it all Started/ The Races, from 1897-1914/ Strictly Worcestershire/ The Races, from 1920 to 1039/ The First Years after the War/ The Races, from 1946 to 1977/ The Maps/ Appendices: Minstrel Boy : O'dell ; The Lucy Jones-John Dani... View more info

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Jumping Jack

By: Gray, Patsey

Price: $67.00

Publisher: NY, W. W. Norton & Co.: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45789

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first printing retired church library hardcover in green cloth with horse silhouette in circle on frt cover. Tips sharp, spine ends bumped. Fep removed, tape marks on endpps. No pocket or evidence of ever having had one. Cover illust by Sam Savitt and besides one jumping course design, there are no other internal drawings. 160 page text crisp with a few stamps. Unclipped dj is a professional reproduction that displays well and will keep this book in fine form. Young Jill, a thirteen-year-old girl helps out at Miss Van's riding club, but she is not a member. She spends all ... View more info

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Lone Rider's Day

By: Henderson, Colt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon Ltd. Diamond W Westerns: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46376

Condition: Good


First edition hardcover in red paper covered boards with black spine title and W on foot of spine and frt board. This is a solid exlib reading copy, all there but not pretty. Typical exlib stamps, fep removed, library rules for the Richmond Men's Club pasted onto frt pastedown and fep. 160 pp text is tight w/occasional stray pen mark or number written here & there, nothing to obscure any of the text. Glue residue from formerly taped dj on boards. Original dust wrapper is partially price clipped, meaning you can still read 8s at foot of frt flap. Insides of both flap folds are reinforced w... View more info

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Horses For Courses An Irish Racing Year

By: Holland, Anne

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Mainstream Publishing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29092

ISBN: 184018910X

Condition: Fine


First Edition. gift quality hardcover in solid blue textured paper covered boards with gilt title spine. No names, tears, soil anywhere. Positively unread, the199 page text is crisp, the board tips are sharp and the glossy photo illustrated dj frt panel shows four horses racing on the beach. Dust wrapper has been placed in a new, removable archival mylar sleeve. This book is not just for racegoers and horse lovers, but for *anybody* in love with the Emerald Isle. This meticulously researched book, for which author Anne Holland visited every Irish racecourse and met many of Ireland's top ... View more info

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Churchill

By: Johnson, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Viking: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39733

ISBN: 0670021059

Condition: Fine


First edition hardcover in fine unclipped dj in new mylar. Gift quality volume. 181 p. For the emiment historian Paul Johnson, Winston Churchill remains an enigma and a challenge. Soldier, parliamentarian, prime minister, orator, painter, writer, husband, and leader - all of these facets combined to make Churchill one of the most complex and fascinating personalities in history. Here, Johnson illuminates the various phases of Churchill's career, from his adventures as a young cavalry officer in the service of the empire to his role as an elder statesman prophesying the advent of the cold war. ... View more info

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Overcoming the Fear of Riding SIGNED

By: Jordan, Theresa J. Ph. D. & De Michele, Peter E. M. Ed.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Breakthrough Publications: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 25082

ISBN: 0914327542

Condition: Fine


Fine in fine dj. 1st edition hardcover in black cloth. Author's presentation copy, dedicated to Peter Winants written on fep: Dear Mr. Winants, Thanks for all your supports over the years, Hope you like this: Peter E Di Michele", else MINT inside and out. 200 pp. Comprehensive volume, compilation authored by a myriad of talented horsepeople including John Lyons, Greg Best, Rodney Jenkins, Bruce Davidson, Judy Richter, Leslie Webb, Jeff Teter, Greg Ryan, Carol Lavell, Martha Josey, and Cherry Hill. Includes: Understanding Risk Can Improve Your Riding Performance/ A Guide to Success: An ... View more info

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America Reads Challenge Read Write Now Activities For Reading and Writing Fun

By: Kameenui, Dr. Edward J.; Simmons, Dr. Deborah C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Blue Sky Press/ Scholastic: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45224

Condition: Fine


1st edition paperback in illustrated yellow background card covers. 44 pp text is crisp and unmarked inside and out. Includes pull out reading and vocabulary log chart. A joint project of the U.S. Dept of Education, the American Library Assoc, Pizza Hut, Inc, Scholastic Inc, and Reading is Fundamental Inc. View more info

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Sporting Print

By: March-Phillips, Gus

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc.: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46768

Condition: Good +


Red cloth covered hardcover with bumped tips and spine ends. Cloth slightly mottled, Age-toned endpapers, 376 pp text is tight with occasional fingerprins in margins, Dedicated to M. & M. W. W. as published on fep for the season 1935-1936. Unclipped dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that displays well. If you love open country - if the challenge and clash and skill of sport lure you - if the sight of straining hounds and spirited horses excites you - or if you simply want to read a good story, you will thoroughly enjoy this one. Victor Greenwood is Master of the Hunt. He i... View more info

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Cintra's Challenge Inscribed by Author

By: McIlvaine, Jane S.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: PA, Macrae Smith Company: 1955

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller Id: R46906

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing of the first edition. Gift quality hardcover in green illustrated cloth covered boards. Inscribed by the author on fep: "To ? ? Black - All best wishes for everything - Jane S. McIlvaine Middleburg 1962". If anyone knows to whom this book was inscribed to, (using 1962 as a clue), we'd be grateful to learn. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp showing negligible color loss. Age toned endpapers, 219 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Gorgeous original dust jacket by Manning Dev. Lee is one of the prettiest I've ever seen. It shows a beautiful fall fox hunting scen... View more info

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Cammie's Choice

By: McIlvaine, Jane S.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1963

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller Id: R46907

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality 1st UK edition hardcover in cream paper covered boards with red spine title. Not exlib. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp showing negligible handling soil. There is an award label on the frt pastedown 192 pp text is crisp and unmarked, top edge dyed red. Unclipped (and unpriced) professionally reproduced dj quite foxed on backstrip, shows small chips at spine ends and flap folds, displays well in new mylar with a pretty charcoal drawing by Wesley Dennis of Cammie taking a wall out in the country. After a disastrous showing on the Courtney's old Shetland pony Jason, Cammie i... View more info

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Cammie's Challenge

By: McIlvaine, Jane S.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Collins:

Seller Id: R46909

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality undated UK edition hardcover in light blue paper covered boards with silver seagull on frt board and silver spine title. Not exlib. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp, boards clean. 188 pp text is crisp and unmarked, save for top edge being dyed green. Unclipped (and unpriced) professionally reproduced dj shows light color loss at flap folds and backstrip corners. Cream colored rear panel has a watermark on the periphery, and there is a matching watermark on the inside rear cover and endpaper, but that's about as far in as it goes. Jacket displays well in new mylar with color... View more info