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Paul Brown Calendar 1946

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Brooks Brothers: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed, Limited Numbered

Seller Id: 44597

Condition: Very Good


Exceedingly rare 1st edition art calendar published by Brooks Brothers. Signed by Paul Brown. Number 924 of 1000 copies. All art is in black and white painted drawings without captions but each is signed by Brown (part of each print, not individually done as the limitation page is. This is an easel style item with five red plastic rings at top and red ribbon ties at bottom frayed and discolored but uneven & present, All twelve months present, occasional light marginal soil, mostly very clean and tidy. Paper is brittle and fragile in the red plastic bands. Moderately bowed satin gloss board... View more info

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Caliente! In Old Mexico. A Rare Portfolio of 4 Horse Racing Illustrations by Paul Brown

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Privately Printed:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44479

Condition: Very Good


An exceedingly rare offering is this undated, unmarked card folder with four 14 x 11 inch plates with the drawing title and "by Paul Brown" in brown auto-pen in bottom margin of each. They are not hand signed. No tears or former owner's marks, just a trace of soil and foxing on outside of card folder from storage. Plates shown below 1. Parade to Battle drawn by Paul Brown; The Look of Eagles Drawn for Caliente by Paul Brown/ Scramble - drawn for Caliente by Paul Brown/ The Winner drawn for Caliente by Paul Brown. Plates are clean with negligible dents from handling. 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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Six Chukkers of Love

By: Hetherington, Wm. Clark

Price: $26.00

Publisher: IN, Author House: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46922

ISBN: 1420828932

Condition: As New


Brand new, gift quality first edition crisp unmarked hardcover in navy cloth covered boards with bright gilt spine title. Head of spine lightly bumped, foot and four tips sharp. 126 pp illust with b/w photos. Unclipped photo-illustrated glossy dust wrapper in new mylar displays beautifully. Six Chukkers of Love is more than Clark Hetherington's autobiography. It is a first-hand account of the history of polo in the United States post World War II. Clark knew all of the movers and shakers, great players and sundry characters that were responsible for polos growth and development. His book i... View more info

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Legends Volume 5. Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares

By: Holmes, Frank; Wyant, Ty; Gold, Alan; Harrison, Sally; Edited By Pat Close

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CO, Western Horseman Inc: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43368

ISBN: 0911647589

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition paperback. 248 pp text is crisp and unmarked, Cover has negligible color loss at tips from storage. Legends 5 - profiles 18 outstanding Quarter Horse stallions and mares who have had a significant impact on the breed. This volume features 16 stallions and 2 mares, and starts with Little Joe, who pre-dated the formation of the American Quarter Horse Association, but whose influence on the breed continued for years after his death. This volume is the largest in the Legends series with 248 pages and about 300 photographs, some of which have rarely been seen. As with prev... View more info

Cow Country

By: James, Will

Price: $18.00

Publisher: OH, Grosset & Dunlap: 1926

Seller Id: R46417

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality reprint hardcover in beige cloth covered boards with brown title box on backstrip with gold lettering and image of a lariat & rifle, along with a brown cow skull on cover. Spine ends lightly bumped, tips still sharp. Not exlib, no tears or soil inside the tight and bright 242 pp text (with head of page block dyed brown). Illustrated endpapers with drawing of wild horses in brown do have an adorable little girl's bookplate showing a b/w illustration of a girl having tea at a small table. Un-clipped color illustrated dust wrapper has a two short chips at head of frt panel and he... View more info

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Hints On Driving

By: Knight. Captain C. Morley; Foreword By Mrs. Nubar Gulbenkian

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 40880

ISBN: 0851310400

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine green hardcover boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Text tight and bright without marks or names. Unclipped professionally reproduced DJ in mylar shows light surface wear from storage but no chips or tears. This is the reprint of 1973. 212 pp. 40 illustrations clearly convey the concepts herein. Some Press Opinions on the First Edition: The Times: "Hints On Driving, by Capt. Moreley Knight, R.A. has nothing to do with the history of Anecdote; his work is entirely practical. Doubtless there are other books on the subject, but none within our knowledge is more clear or comple... View more info

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Boxer and Beauty A Tale of Two Cart-Horses

By: Ollivant, Alfred

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann LTD: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46481

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in red cloth covered boards with bright gilt titles on frt panel and more dull title on back strip. This volume shows bumped spine ends and upper tips, 120 pp text is tight, bright, crisp and unmarked save for some foxing and age-toning on prelims and rear pages. Four black and white plates by Gilbert Holiday. Vintage Parisian bookstore sticker at foot of frt panel along with a pencil name and place (Paris) written on the fep in pencil. No dj, so no blurb found to sum up a synopsis of the tale. From perusing the book, I learned that it is about English Shire horses... View more info

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The Priest and His Workman Balda

By: Pushkin, Alexander

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Russia, Gella Publishers: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23957

ISBN: 5734100056

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover with all pop-ups in working order. Few creases inside. One tiny abrasion on cover, Russia 1996 written on upper corner of first page, remainder of the 12 pp text fine, the story in rhyme. The Priest and his workman Balda is one of the folktales that Alexander Pushkin jotted down at his country estate in 1924. The simpleton priest needs help round the farm and finds Balda who eats for four and works for seven. The only payment Balda asks is food and the right to hit his master three times over the head at year's end. So as not to have to pay Balda, the priest issues im... View more info

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Winter Magic and Other Verses SIGNED

By: Roberts, Edric

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 28675

Condition: Near Fine


Scarce 1st edition presentation copy signed by author with two letters written in his hand laid in to the recipient of this book speaking about hunting hounds. Hacking back from hunting with the Exmoor riding against the traffic and headlights so fraught with danger he took to hiring a motor horse-box and was able to hunt father afield and sometimes even get out to Exmoor. etc. Charming! Rare book of fox hunting and sporting poems by the author of Somewhere in England and Hunter's Moon. 64 pp. Contents include: Foreword/ View-Halloa/ Over the Fields/ Out at Grass/ Cubbing Morning/ October ... View more info

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Gunsmoke Law

By: Roscoe, Charles

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Robert Hale Ltd: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46539

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in red paper covered boards with black title and cowboy on rearing horse holding a coiled lariat in one hand on spine of book and dj. Spine ends bumped, tips fairly sharp, tape glue residue marks on both covers and pastedowns from formerly taped down dj. This is not an exlib. No call tags on book or dj spines. 158 pp text tight and bright without names or tears but an occasional soil spot or fingerprint. Price-clipped original color illustrated dust jacket shows a pair of cowboys, one wearing a silver star, mounted on horses, both offering their horse a drink in a ... View more info

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Driving the Light Horse Training for Pleasure and Compeition

By: Roth, Charlene

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Arco Publishing Co.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 34154

ISBN: 0668056525

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover book shows light rubs at very tips, former owner's embossed seal on fep. No writing, tears or soil. DJ in new mylar slightly rubbed at upper fore-edges, else complete and displays well w/photo of driving pair in a lovely four wheeled cart in front of grand mansion. Includes: The Horse/ Basic Equipment/ Elementary Training/ The Driver/ Pleasure Driving/ The Breed Ring/ Antique Carriage Competition/ Combined Driving/ Harness Racing/ Coaching, Parades, State Occasions/ Appendices: 1. Suggested Reading 2. Breed Registries 3. International and National Driving Organizations... View more info

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Carriage Turnouts and Appointments

By: Ryder, Thomas

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NJ, The Carriage Association of America:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33329

Condition: As New


Fine 1st edition soft cover book is in as new condition with no names, tears, or blemishes. 44 pp. Guidelines for the Users of Horse-drawn Vehicles Compiled for the Carriage Association of America. View more info

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On The Box Seat A Manual Of Driving

By: Ryder, Tom

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NJ, Swiveltrees: 1983

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller Id: 46346

Condition: Fine


Gift quality paperback in color photo illustrated glossy card covers showing no wear, no creases, no faults. 180 pp text is crisp, clean and loaded with b/w photography and line drawings on glossy stock. Author, Tom Ryder was editor of The Carriage Journal for fifteen years. Chapters include: Index/ Schooling the Horse to Harness/ Single Harness, A Description of the Parts and Their Uses/ Driving in Single Harness/ Double Harness/ Four-in-Hand, with Notes on the Unicorn, Six-in-Hand and Five-in-Hand/ Handling the Reins/ Tandem Driving/ The Whip and Its Use/ Correct Appointments/ ... View more info

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Sam Savitt's True Horse Stories

By: Savitt, Sam

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: R46397

ISBN: 0396062040

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in rust cloth covered boards that are lightly sunned at top and bottom. Book shows sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Very tidy former library copy, 90 pp crisp with pocket and all pages present. One crossed out lib stamp on title page, one on rear pastedown, rear end paper with card pocket has 3 math problems worked out in ink but they aren't very noticeable against the deep burgundy paper. There are four paper pulls hidden under the dj flaps from where the wrapper was once adhered, now carefully lifted and put into new mylar, the un-clipped DJ has one light scratc... View more info

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Must Be Good Riders: Orphans Preferred (Apply Pony Express)

By: Standford, Don; Baker, Vern

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Funk & Wagnalls Company, Inc.: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46544

Condition: Very Good


First edition exlib hardcover in taupe cloth covered boards with burgundy author/publisher and bright gold title on backstrip. Neither the book nor the DJ have call tags on them. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp but rubbed through cloth on both lower tips and one .75" long area at foot of rear board. Tape marks on brown endpapers from formerly fixed dj. 220 pp text tight and bright with only 3 unobtrusive library stamps found. Card pocket and all pages present. Un-clipped original color illustrated dust jacket shows a western rider on a bay horse turned around shooting at an india... View more info

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The Most Delectable History of Reynard the Fox

By: Treble, H. A., M.A. Edited for Schools by

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.,: 1921

Seller Id: 46919

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality hardcover in burgundy cloth covered boards with bright gilt spine title. Gorgeous slim book with sharp tips and spine ends, and five grape leaves embossed on front cover. No names, tears or soil inside the 117 pp text . Includes study notes, a glossary, passages for repetition and helps to further study in rear followed by two pages of other offerings in this English Literature Series for Schools (General Editor J. H. Fowler, M.A). Four very faint oval stamps within, two on frt pastedowns and two on endpapers are all that keep it from being as new. Illustrated with 6 full pa... View more info

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Teddy Bear Guardians of the Rain Forest "A Magical Adventure" TWICE SIGNED

By: Wach, Delia and Martin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: AZ, Portfolio Press: 2003

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed By Author & Illustrator

Seller Id: 33202

ISBN: 0942620739

Condition: Very Good +


Color loss on top edge of book from rubbing. DJ curled along the top and rubbed at the top edge and fore edge tips. Lower boards and tips fine. Large gift inscription from author and illustrator along with a hand drawing of a bear covering the entire verso fep, dated 11/19/05. 32 pp. Obeah, a learned Medicine Bear, and four younger teddy bears tell readers about the rain forest in Suriname. View more info