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Horses In The Glen

By: Baxter, Gillian

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers Limited: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46576

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in blue paper covered boards with gold spine title shows sharp tips and bumped (not rubbed) spine ends. Unclipped dj in mylar shows no chips, just some light rubbing at head of spine and head of rear panel, along with some light surface soil on white background rear panel that lists other titles by this author. Original, full color illustrated spine and front panel have wrap around art and show a hint of darkening in the sky area at top 1/3 of frt panel, but still displays beautifully in new mylar. Book is not an exlib. 192 pp text is crisp and unmarked save for ligh... View more info

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Plain & Fancy Alphabets (Cross Stitch Patterns)

By: Better Homes and Gardens

Price: $5.00

Publisher: AR, Meredith Publishing Co.: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45223

ISBN: 0696022117

Condition: Very Good


24 page card cover paperback as new inside and out. Includes: Simple Alphabet & Numerals, Bold alphabet, Collegiate Alphabet, Design-Your-Own, Byzantine-Style, Country-Style, Holiday, Old-World, Fanciful (Script), Old-English Alphabet. View more info

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Lexington 1978 The Story of the 3-Day Event World Championships

By: Bezugloff, Ivan I.; Keays, Candice M.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: OH, Xenophon Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28440

ISBN: 0933316003

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hard cover in VG dust wrapper. Book with name/date on fep, else as new. DJ shows light surface wear from storage, one closed tear 1" on backstrip, one tiny chip at front panel lower fore edge, still displays beautifully in new mylar sleeve. Oblong 8 3/4" tall x 11 1/4" wide. 128 pp, profusely illustrated in color and b/w. The definitive work on the Lexington event. The 1978 Three-Day World Championships was a time of color, excitement, surprise and controversy. They marked a turning point for the sport in the United States, as well as the world; not only in th... 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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Your Pony A Young Person's Guide to Buying, Keeping and Riding Ponies

By: Clayton, Michael & Marilyn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Partridge Press, Inc: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17663

ISBN: 1852251263

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hard cover in fine, unclipped dj in new mylar. Blue boards show very lightly bumped tips, Pictorial dj in new mylar looks fab. 225 pg text tight, bright, crisp and unmarked. Chapters include: So Much Variety / Making Friends / Life Style / What's on the Menu? / Keeping Up Appearances / On the Right Track / Looking Good / Fit for Anything / In the Saddle / Road Sense / Up and Away / Tally-ho! / Cross-country Fun / Show Time / My Way. Appendices: The Pony Club / Useful Addresses. View more info

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Letters to the Pony Club

By: Corbet, Mrs. Hugh

Price: $18.00

Publisher: England, The Shrewsbury Chronicle: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 12542

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition paperback. No illustrations, but a clean, but age toned at cover periphery, piece of early Pony Club ephemera. These instructive letters were originally written for the North Shropshire Hunt and South Shropshire Hunt Branches by Kathleen Corbet, Central Committee, Pony Club, District Commissioner, Institute of the Horse, Ltd., North and South Shropshire Hunt Branches of the Pony Club. Foreword by Major V. D. S. Williams, M.F.H., Chairman of the Pony Club and Introduction by Major H. Faudel Phillips, Central Committee, Pony Club. Letter I. Choosing a Pony; Saddles and ... View more info

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Ski Resorts within 5 Hours of Baltimore & Washington

By: Cotter, John R.H.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: MD, Privately Printed: 1980

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 12972

Condition: Very Good


Negligible surface wear & soil, primarily on rear white background glossy cover. 64 pp text as new. No names, tears or soil. Includes details of resorts in MD, NJ, PA, VA, WV plus recorded snow charts. Each location is described with directions, resort specifications, skiing season and hours of operation, lift ticket prices (as of 1980), Rentals and Repairs, Other Activities and Attractions, Lodging at Resort, Nightlife and Dining. View more info

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Martha Doyle And Other Sporting Memories

By: Danielson, Richard E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The Derrydale Press: 1938

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller Id: 44670

Condition: Very Good


Numbered, Limited edition #226 of a run of 1250 copies. Lovely tight, bright red cloth hardcover with gilt illustrated title plate on front cover and somewhat faded back strip. 152 pp deckle edged text fine, no inscriptions. Many wonderful tales and yarns of the chase, angling, hunting, etc. Beginning with the story of Martha Doyle which is about the author's beloved hunting mare and two other favorite equines. Contents: Three Horses: Martha Doyle - Waynefleet - Banbury Cross / On Starting a Hunt/ Angling Heresies/ Firing/ Nighmare/ Hounds and Dogs/ On Losing Your Nerve/ The Paynim, New ... View more info

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My Quest Of The Arabian Horse

By: Davenport, Homer

Price: $28.00

Publisher: CO, Best Publishing Company:

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 44651

Condition: Good


Early hard cover reprint edition of this classic book. Water damage (lifting) on rear panel of original brown cloth. Tips sharp, spine ends bumped (not rubbed). Nice pictorial illustration on the cover by Karen Leitzmanl depicting an Arab man in classic dress on horseback. Gift dedication on frt pastedn dated 1967. Photo frontispiece and illustrations throughout. Rippled rear pages but none stuck, no damage to text, soil to outer edge of page block on last 1/3 of book. Solid working copy. 276 pp. View more info

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The Corps Roots the Loudest" A History of VMI Athletics

By: Davis, Thomas W.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: VA, University Press of Virginia: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33690

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover and dj are in fine condition save for bit of surface soil on lower edge of page block and vertical crease on frt dj flap. Unclipped dj now in new mylar and displays beautifully. This is a gift quality book without names or tears. 335 pp over sized landscape format 8vo. This book examines the history of athletics at the Virginia Military Institute from its founding in 1839 to the present. Loaded with b/w photos. Too large for the flat rate envelope. View more info

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Cross Country Horses SIGNED

By: de Martelly, Margaret M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: IL, Finch & McCullough: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 39943

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition paperback with 121 pp text, stiff at spine, no loose pages. Aqua colored illust card covers have some cellophane peeling, tips and fore edge of backstrip bumped and rubbed, very rare first edition of this valuable work even more special because it has Margaret M. deMartelly on the half title page. Not signed to anyone in particular, just first/last name. This book came from the library of Dr. William Lay, former MFH of the Oakbrook Hounds. The author has ten years' instruction by United States Cavalry officers, all of whom were internationally known horsemen, she then ... View more info

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Long Distance Riding

By: Drummond, Marcy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: England, The Crowood Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16041

ISBN: 0946284342

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in dj. Two fine copies available without names, tears or soil. Not exlibs. Second copy has a price-clipped dust jacket and tiny bits of color loss to upper tips and head of spine, else as new with both jackets in new, archival mylar. I'll sell the unclipped one first unless you want both copies, then will amend the description to describe the last copy. A book of comprehensive guidance on all aspects of the endurance horse's schooling and management. Marcy Drummond is a freelance journalist and a regular contributor to Horse and Hound, Riding and other equestrian mag... View more info

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Red Letter Days

By: Farrell, M.J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 26290

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover written by Molly Keane using the pseudonym M.J. Farrel. Loaded with lovely side saddle beauties, cross country chases and country art by Snaffles. Bumped & rubbed tips, fep removed, former owners inscription on fep, vintage bookstore sticker on rear pastedn. DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction and displays well. View more info

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The Lost and Found Puppy

By: Flynn, Mary Jane, M.D.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: WA, Storytellers, Inc: 1991

Seller Id: 45812

ISBN: 0962307262

Condition: Very Good


1st printing paperback has light color loss at tips and along spine edge. 1" bit of clear tape over foot of spine, 46 pp text clean, no names, or tears, and some wrinkles from thumbing. When a puppy is abandoned by its owners on a deserted country road, he wanders into the city in search of a new home. He is welcomed at an animal shelter, and soon a little girl finds him and adopts him. View more info

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Ski Pup

By: Freeman, Don

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1969

Seller Id: 45679

Condition: Good


4th printing of the first edition. Solid hardcover exlib in price clipped dj. Plenty of taped tears, two crayon marks noted, DJ in new mylar looks good with loss at tips and a circular area on upper fore edge of frt cover that had the old dj mylar stuck to dj. Solid working copy. The story of rescue dog Hugo, a St. Bernard. View more info

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The Alaska Mother Goose and North Country Nursery Rhymes SIGNED

By: Gill, Shelley

Price: $7.00

Publisher: AK, Paws IV Publishing: 1996

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 33817

ISBN: 0934007020

Condition: Fine


10th printing paperback is as new save for author's presentation note, signed on title page: "Mary Ann, Enjoy the goose and flying moose! Shelley Gill, 1999" 36 pp. A collection of nursery rhymes with a northern flair includes a teacher resource guide and a glossary of facts about each animal mentioned. It is certainly the first time I've read a poem about a wolverine. "Old wolverine is very cross, as he sulks in his bed of reindeer moss. In a stinky swamp his day was spent, now he's lost his musky scent". View more info

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Designs That Count Book #6

By: Gloria & Pat

Price: $5.00

Publisher: SC, Gloria & Pat, Inc: 1978

Seller Id: 45236

Condition: Very Good


7th printing card cover paperback with light wear and price sticker on cover, internally as new. 25 p. Complete instructions with illustrated stitch guides, and floss color charts for DMC & Susan Bates floss. Includes designs for decorative items such as: Baby Birth Bell PUll, Patchwork Edge, Eagle & Shield, Grandmothers and Grandfathers are for Loving, Grandma's Vegetable Soup, Country Boy, An Apple A Day, Handsome Prince (Frog), Potty Boy and Chamber Girl, Sugar and Spice, Snips and Snails, April Showers, Stormy Weather, Twin Birth Announcement, Be An Adult (put lid down on toilet), Stork ... View more info

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Burghley Horse Trials 2002 Presented By Masterfoods VHS Tape

By: Goldstrom, David & O'Connor, David Commentary

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Equestrian Vision: 2002

Edition: VHS Tape

Seller Id: 38566

Condition: Very Good +


Original tape in original snap lock box. Not a former rental. Approx 75 mins running time. A record crowd witnesses the closest ever finish in the history of the event. Pippa Funnell on Primmore's Pride lead the way after Dressage, Andrew Nicholson and New York were at the top of the table after mastering Wolfgang Feld's innovative and demanding Cross Country track, one of only three partnerships to finish inside the optimum time of 12 mins and 33 seconds. View more info

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The Keys to Good Horsemanship SIGNED

By: Hunt, Clifford J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: VA, The Hunting Box Inc: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 33388

Condition: As New


Author's presentation copy. charmingly signed on fep "To Gilda, Fondly Cliff Hunt. Most People Learn to Ride in Spite of Their Instructors. Myself Included." Fine condition reprint hard cover in dark grey cloth boards with bright gilt titles on spine and frt board. Tips sharp, spine ends not bumped. 111 pg text crisp and unmarked. Chapters: The Horse; Gaits and Movement; The Rider; The Emotional Union of Horse & Rider; The Physical Union of Horse & Rider; Riding in Balance; Yielding; Aids and Application; Timing "The Feel"; Riding in Enclosures; Riding Over Obstacles; Riding... 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