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National Velvet

By: Bagnold, Enid

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 1972

Edition: 19th Printing

Seller Id: MK46664

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality hardcover illustrated by Paul Brown shows light color loss at sharp tips and spine ends. Hint of soil on foot of page block and solid light blue rear cover. 306 pg text tight and bright. No names, tears or soil inside and no dj as published. Illustrated by one of the finest American equine artists of all time: Paul Brown. National Velvet is the story of a 14-year-old girl named Velvet Brown, who trains and rides her horse, named The Piebald, to victory in the Grand National steeplechase. The novel focuses on the ability of ordinary people, particularly women, to accomplish ... View more info

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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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Our American Horse

By: Hogner, Dorothy Childs

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44122

ISBN: 1258808390

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright 1st edition in blue cloth boards with bright gilt illustration and titles on frt board. Lower fore edge of both boards faded, bit of discoloration on pastedns and endpps in same area, text unaffected. Tips and spine ends sharp. NOT exlib. Tiny, obscure vintage bookstore sticker on foot of fep. 114 pg well illustrated text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped professionally reproduced dj in new mylar somewhat tatty along top edge w/small closed tears and few small chips, still displays well. This is the story of the American Horse. Beginning with the Mustang, the narrative progresses... View more info

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Our American Horse

By: Hogner, Dorothy Childs

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32767

ISBN: 1258808390

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright 1st edition in blue cloth boards with bright gilt illustration and titles on frt board. Tips lightly bumped but not rubbed. NOT exlib. Bit of color loss at tips. Tasteful engraving on former owner's bookplate on fep. 114 pg well illustrated text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped professionally reproduced dj in new mylar somewhat tatty along top edge w/small closed tears and few small chips, still displays well. This is the story of the American Horse. Beginning with the Mustang, the narrative progresses to our own day (1944) and the part the horse is playing in the American war ef... View more info

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The Allen Horse & Pony Frieze A Colour Quiz on Driving

By: Johnstone, Anne Grahame

Price: $35.00

Publisher: J A Allen & Co Ltd:

Seller Id: 47019

ISBN: 0851316107

Condition: Very Good


Each one contains four 32.5" x 7 1/8" fold open 6 panel 'Friezes.' Two are in full color, two are black and white line drawings of the same horses and carriages, or ponies and carts as are shown on the color panel, but these are not colored, so they *can* be colored. (Say that 3 times fast!). Two of these friezes are about 'Town Driving', two are about 'Country Driving'. No names or soil, and they are not former library copies, but the peace background illustrated glossy card folders are bumped and may have a tape repaired 1/4" - 1/2" closed tear on the covers where the poc... View more info

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The Horse Book A Practical Treatise on the American Horse Breeding Industry As Allied To The Farm

By: Johnstone, J.H.S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: IL, The Breeder's Gazette: 1914

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 25931

Condition: Fair


1914 1st edition hardcover in blue-green worn and rubbed cloth, rubbed at tips. Former owners names/dedications on endpps. National Sporting Library donation plaque on inside frt cover. Front hinge starting but page block tight and holding fine. All there but not pretty. 298 pp. Origins of the Horse, Heredity as a Force, The Stallion - Desirable Points and Faults, Embryology - Impregnation - Conception, Management of the Stallion, Management of Brood Mares and Foals, Fitting for Sale - Market Classes - Trade Terms, Fitting for Show and Showing, The Breeds, What is a Breed?, Draft Types, ... View more info

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Black Beauty The Autobiography of a Horse

By: Sewell, Anna

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, W. B. Conkey Company: 1905

Seller Id: MK46673

Condition: Fair


Straight and solid petite hardcover (6.75" x 5."), in medium blue colored cloth with red title in a gothic font on frt bd, regular black block font title on spine. Frt cover illustration is super faded (as well as having a lighter colored cup ring with a matching vertical smear through it. The once color illustration of a man holding a mare who has a dark colt by her side standing before a white fence and large pine tree. Boards soiled and marked but you can still make out: 'PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED' across the foot of the frt cover, and Young People's Cloth Library at head of rear cov... View more info

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The History and Romance of the Horse

By: Vernon, Arthur

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Halcyon House: 1941

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 40789

Condition: Near Fine


Very good reprint hardcover in mustard yellow cloth boards with illustration in a circle of a horsehead on frt panel, no dj. Spine w/brown framed title slightly sunned, Tips and spine ends barely brushed, not frayed. Thick volume of 525 pp. Former owners name stamp on age toned frt paste down. Well illustrated in b/w. Comprehensive history of the horse from the dawn of man to today (c1939). Very attractive, gift quality volume. An amazing chronological history of the horse including descriptions of famous horses in history. View more info