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Image for Ainslie's Complete Guide to Harness Racing

Ainslie's Complete Guide to Harness Racing

By: Ainslie, Tom

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1970

Seller Id: 216

ISBN: 0671270656

Condition: Very Good


480 pages. Very Good 6th printing hardcover in tan paper boards with cloth back strip. Slight rubs to corners, light surface wear on boards, small black remainder mark on foot of page block, else crisp and bright. A must have reference for any racing enthusiast including flat race fans, steeplechase folks as well as harness racing fanatics. Includes: Preface: A Game of Prediction / Arming the Handicapper / Know Your Track / The Arithmetic of Winning / The Breeding Factor / Standardbred Conformation / The Beatable Race / The Time Factor / The Class Factor / The Fitness Factor / The Post-Posit... View more info

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The Chace, The Road and the Turf

By: Apperley, Charles James "Nimrod

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1851

Edition: New Edition

Seller Id: 29220

Condition: Good


Leather backstrip and corners w/marbled paper covered boards. Tips rubbed, gilt title and 5 decorative raised bands on spine. Lovely to hold. Innards tight and bright w/tasteful bookplate and partial vintage bookstore sticker on marbled, foxed endpapers and Christmas 1851 ownership sig on blank fep. 144 pg page block tight, some leaves uncut. View more info

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Riding and Driving For Women

By: Beach, Belle

Price: $195.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45578

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition hardcover rebound in beige linen with leather/gilt spine title label. First 24 page upper edges professionally repaired as well as some at foot and in rear of book. Not exlib. Stunning copy that displays beautifully. The foundation work on Sidesaddle Riding. View more info

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Carriage Driving A Logical Approch Through Dressage Training

By: Bean, Heike and Blanchard, Sarah

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Howell Book House, Inc: 1992

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller Id: 33313

ISBN: 0876058985

Condition: Fine


Fine 4th printing hardcover in fine unclipped dj in new mylar. 269 pp. Widely renowned as the definitive book on training the driving horse, Carriage Driving offers an easy-to-follow, practical guide to this increasingly popular sport. The philosophy is simple but remarkably effective: If driving is as much fun for your horse as it is for you, he will be a willing partner in the endeavor. With that in mind, Carriage Driving focuses on building a strong physical, mental, and emotional relationship with your horse. Equine mechanics, selecting the right bit and tack, harnessing, and ground tra... View more info

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The Compendium of Sport Horse Bloodlines

By: Birdsall, P.H., D.V.M.

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Canada, Privately Published: 1987

Seller Id: 46880

Condition: Near Fine


Rare, gift quality three-ring binder has brown faux leather covered heavy boards that securely hold 534 crisp, clean pages and has title/author in gilt on frt cover and back strip of binder. No names, soil within or out, no splits on the binder anywhere. Looks like new. Some page holes have adhesive reinforcements over them, but it is a super tidy volume. Includes an exhaustive 534 pages of research particulars on the bloodlines on all types of sport horse or warmblood breeds. The general index section is 208 pp. following that are Sires of Major Winners 13 pp, Followed by 17 pages of s... View more info

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A Drinker's Guide to Drinking and Driving: Or "What Every Drinker Should Know About Drinking and Driving and Probably Shouldn't Have Asked.

By: Bogan, Joseph A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: IA, Kendall/Hunt: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 26661

ISBN: 0840348304

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback with name clipped off upper edge of title page, numerous notes and underlinings within the text do not obscure any of the reading. 68pp. View more info

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Riding Safely On The Roads

By: British Horse Society; Peter Cannon; John Darlington; Editors

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, British Horse Society: 1990

Edition: 7th Edition

Seller Id: 15641

ISBN: 0863324207

Condition: Very Good


48 pg 7th edition booklet with light surface wear. Includes preparation and clothing, UK highway codes, road craft, falls and injuries, driving horse or pony drawn vehicles, BHS riding and road safety test and more. Very useful booklet with practice course diagram to accustom your horse to potential problems encountered on the road that you can set up in the safety of your backyard. View more info

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Transporting Horses By Road

By: Bullock, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Threshold Books Ltd: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15650

ISBN: 0901366048

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition soft cover, 64 pp text tight and crisp but starting to age tone at periphery. No names, tears or soil. Nice gift for someone spooked by the thought of moving their horses by machine. Includes: Intro/ The Trailer and its Systems/ Repairs and Maintenance of Trailers/ The Towing Vehicle and its Driver/ Hitching and Unhitching, Loading and Unloading/ Techniques of Driving with Trailers/ Problems with Towing Trailers/ Loading Horseboxes/ Horseboxes and the Law/ Choosing a Horsebox/ Insurance/ Accident Procedure/ Index. View more info

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Capital Horse Country

By: Burke, Jackie C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VA, EPM Publications: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34229

ISBN: 0939009803

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition unread soft cover with light wear on illustrated cover from storage. 294 pages without names, tears or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos, line illustrations and diagrams including course maps, regional hunt club buttons and so very much more. An indispensable guide to any savvy horse lover in the Piedmont area. Contents include: Horse Around Hunt Country - The Whys and Wherefores of this Book. Spring Steeplechases in Virginia - Bring out the Benz and the Flowered Hat. Racing Over Jumps in Maryland - Land of the Tall Timbers. Flat Racing and Parimutuel - Ho... View more info

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Capital Horse Country

By: Burke, Jackie C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VA, EPM Publications: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45037

ISBN: 0939009803

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition unread soft cover with light wear on illustrated cover from storage. 294 pages without names, tears or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos, line illustrations and diagrams including course maps, regional hunt club buttons and so very much more. An indispensable guide to any savvy horse lover in the Piedmont area. Contents include: Horse Around Hunt Country - The Whys and Wherefores of this Book. Spring Steeplechases in Virginia - Bring out the Benz and the Flowered Hat. Racing Over Jumps in Maryland - Land of the Tall Timbers. Flat Racing and Parimutuel... View more info

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Capital Horse Country

By: Burke, Jackie C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VA, EPM Publications: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45040

ISBN: 0939009803

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition unread soft cover with light wear on illustrated cover from storage. 294 pages without names, tears or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos, line illustrations and diagrams including course maps, regional hunt club buttons and so very much more. An indispensable guide to any savvy horse lover in the Piedmont area. Contents include: Horse Around Hunt Country - The Whys and Wherefores of this Book. Spring Steeplechases in Virginia - Bring out the Benz and the Flowered Hat. Racing Over Jumps in Maryland - Land of the Tall Timbers. Flat Racing and Parimutuel - Ho... View more info

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The World of Horses

By: Campbell, Judith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited: 1971

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 202

ISBN: 0600039773

Condition: Very Good


1st edition, 2nd printing hardcover in dj. Brown boards with barely brushed tips, text tight and bright. Unclipped, white background dust wrapper lightly soiled but displays well in new mylar. Lovely illustrations and comprehensive descriptions for all breeds. Includes selection, care competing and driving/racing. 140 pp. It is terrific to have these classics that we loved so well to pass down to our children. View more info

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The World Of Ponies

By: Campbell, Judith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Hamlyn: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44686

ISBN: 0600039781

Condition: Very Good


Light yellow paper on hard cover boards with 4 black pony silhouettes galloping across front cover. Book has sharp tips and lightly bumped (not rubbed) foot of spine. 141 pp text crisp and tight with negligible handling soil, no names or tears. Unclipped original photo illustrated dust wrapper is mint having been preserved in a clear mylar sleeve. Profusely illustrated with b/w & color photos, b/w photo illust endpps frt and rear. Gift quality book for pony crazy persons of any age. Chapters include: Pony Breeds/ Working Ponies/ Driving and Racing/ Royal Ponies/ The Family Pony/ Looking A... View more info

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Training Hunters, Jumpers and Hacks. Limited, Numbered, Illust by Paul Brown

By: Chamberlin, Lt-Col. Harry D.; Illust By Paul Brown

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, The Derrydale Press: 1937

Edition: Limited, Numbered First Edition

Seller Id: 46255

Condition: Very Good +


Limited, numbered Derrydale edition of 1250, of which this is copy number: 297. No former names or writing. Bright gilt hunter and titles on green cloth frt board with black composition spine covering that is infamous for chipping along gutters and becoming dull or cloudy has done just that. Spine title barely there, however, the inner hinges and the 329 pp text block on this volume are tight and going nowhere, board tips are all sharp, spine ends are bumped, inner hinge papers as new. Professionally reproduced, rare dj in new mylar shows chips and watermarks still displays ok from the fro... View more info

Image for Country Life Magazine November 1933  Vol. LXV. No. 1.  Fox Hunting Cover & Articles, Carriage Driving Issue

Country Life Magazine November 1933 Vol. LXV. No. 1. Fox Hunting Cover & Articles, Carriage Driving Issue

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $27.00

Publisher: NY, Country Life: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44606

Condition: Good +


Good copy with both covers firmly attached but rear cover has a 7x8 inch area clipped off of rear cover with old yellow tape marks on rear cov and last pg. Light surface soil mostly along fore edge and small ink price and ghosting from erased pencil words on upper cover tips. Very attractive painted close-up of a huntsman and 3 couple foxhounds on frt cover. Two half inch closed tears at foot of frt cover, text tight and bright with much ado regarding the pursuit of Reynard. 85 pp including articles on: Renaissance in Virginia/A House by the Sea/ Constructing a Courtyard/ The Meadow Brook C... View more info

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The Autobiography of a Stage Coachman 1st Edition (3 Volumes)

By: Cross, Thomas

Price: $695.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blacklett, Ltd: 1861

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 34519

Condition: Very Good


First edition 3 volume set with calf spines and raised bands and title box, tips leather covered, boards and end papers are rich burgundy marbled paper. Leather is surface worn at extremities with a few tips showing, shelf wear and color loss on board feet but no boards showing here. Marbled edges on all three sides of page block. Inner hinge papers starting but not totally split, page blocks are all tight and secure. Moderate foxing on preliminary pages, internally creamy and clean. No signatures, page tears or soil. 311, 312, 292 pp plus ads. 3 vols on the era of horse drawn stage coach... View more info

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The Autobiography of a Stage Coachman 1st Limited Edition (2 Volumes)

By: Cross, Thomas

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul Trench Trubner and Co.: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 27831

Condition: Very Good


Rare deluxe limited, numbered edition on handmade paper, one of fifty copies, this being #5. Attractive grey boards with cream velum spines and faded but legible gilt titles on backstrips. Rubbed board tips, spine ends are very good with light shelf wear from storage. A handsome set with light foxing to early pages and occasional very small spots inside. Overall bright and clean. A pair of excellent volumes on the era of horse drawn stage coaches and the people of that time. 503 pp in total, many splendid full page color illustrations after Pollard, Alken, Rowlandson and others. View more info

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The Sports Library Riding, Driving and Kindred Sports

By: Dale, T. F.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44351

Condition: Good +


Not ex-lib. Solid reading copy in light green cloth with brn titles, cloth frayed at tips and spine ends, lifting from boards a bit, Well protected in clear mylar sleeve. Rear hinge paper cracked, frt fine, page block holding tight. 207 pp. Tissue-guarded frontis present. In a series intended as a kind of "cheap Badminton Library" for younger, less affluent sportsmen of the coming 20th century. The "kindred sports" are polo, hog- and jackal-hunting, and horse racing. With a chapter on riding and hunting for women. View more info

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Carriages Pleasures and Treasures

By: Damase, Jaques; Translated By William Mitchell

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17418

Condition: Fine


Gift quality 1st edition hardcover in attractive sky blue paper covered boards with a black line drawing of a carriage on frt cover. Book shows sharp tips and spine ends, with negligible color loss at lower edges from shelf storage. 120 pp glossy text is profusely illustrated with b/w plates and line drawings, plus a few color photographs. Gorgeous original dj in mylar shows negligible wear at the tips and features a unique 6-in-hand brown and white Pinto horses: four abreast in front and two in the rear. The book traces the history and development of the many styles of carriages and hor... View more info

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The Beatles Book Montly May 2002 No.313 Driving USA Tour Report/ The Key Decisions That Made the Beatles

By: Dean, Johnny Editor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: England, Sean O'Mahony/ Beat Publications Ltd: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43022

Condition: Near Fine


47 pg digest size paperback, tiny crease at foot of frt cover from storage, no names, tears or soil. More than presentable for gift giving or the collector's shelf. Illust with color & b/w photos throughout. Interesting Beatles memorabilia/collectible. Stored in sealed plastic sleeve. View more info