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Image for Freedom's Rein The Autobiography of Shane Sellers  SIGNED

Freedom's Rein The Autobiography of Shane Sellers SIGNED

By: Sellers, Shane; Psarreas, Tricia

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 41139

ISBN: 0981604005

Condition: Fine


Signed by Shane Sellers on fep. 305 crisp unmarked pages. Unclipped glossy illust dj in new mylar displays beautifully. The untold story of deprivation, self-cannibalization, and deceptive manipulation in the Sport of Kings. View more info

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Pack and Paddock

By: Shepperd, Tad

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, Derrydale: 1938

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 45585

Condition: As New


As new book in lightly worn publisher's box. Stunning limited, numbered first edition #614 of 950 copies. Tidy former owner's name on fep, else crisp, bright and unmarked. Red cardboard box with color loss and one rubbed tip. No glassine dj. Poems of the fox chase and horse race with a multitude of line illustrations by Paul Brown. 144 p. View more info

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Pack and Paddock SIGNED

By: Shepperd, Tad

Price: $250.00

Publisher: NY, Derrydale: 1938

Edition: First Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 44349

Condition: Very Good


Limited, numbered first Derrydale edition. #278 of 950 copies. Moderate soil on rear board, corners square and lightly brushed, internally crisp, bright and unmarked save for lengthy dedication by author to: Jack and Mary Hamilton, Dear friends and outstanding horsemen. May these verses recall to you a bit of horsemanship, a bit of sportsmanship and much of my friendship for you both. Tad Shepperd Abington, PA October 6, 1939. Small split on frt hinge, endpps foxed, occasional soil smudge in margins, no text obscured. 144 pp of poems of the fox chase and horse race with a multitude of belt... View more info

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Pack and Paddock

By: Shepperd, Tad

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Derrydale: 1938

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 25096

Condition: Very Good


Lovely limited, numbered first Derrydale edition. #913 of 950 copies. Light soil on boards, corners square and lightly brushed, internally crisp, bright and unmarked. Poems of the fox chase and horse race with a multitude of belting b/w line illustrations by Paul Brown. 144 p. View more info

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Ruff's Guide to the Turf and The Sporting Life Annual 1972

By: Simcocks, Julian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, The Sporting Life: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28623

Condition: Near Fine


Tight bright green hardcover with bright gilt titles shows some 'mottling' of edges near bottom edge of front and rear boards, corners still sharp. Internally as new. DJ in new mylar shows negligible surface wear, displays beautifully. 463 pp with b/w photos. Tabulated racing facts, bloodstock details, coverage of English & Irish racing seasons, and profiles of champion owners, trainers & jockeys. Top flat race owner and horse of the year for 1971 are Paul Mellon and Mill Reef with a two page article on man and horse are included herein. Brilliant copy more than suitable for any collector. View more info

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Legends Volume 1. Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares

By: Simmons, Diane C., With Pat Close

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CO, Western Horseman Inc: 1998

Edition: 11th Printing

Seller Id: 43364

ISBN: 0911647260

Condition: Near Fine


11th printing glossy paperback. 167 pp crisp and unmarked, Cover has few minor indentations and negligible color loss at tips from storage. This book profiles more of the horses who have gained fame in the Quarter Horse industry. Some of the featured stallions played key roles in the formation of the breed, before the American Quarter Horse Association was established in 1940. Other horses featured became household names during the early years of the association, and are still appreciated today for their contributions to contemporary racing and performance bloodlines. Each chapter profiles a... View more info

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Summer Pudding

By: Simpson, Andrew

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 13966

ISBN: 0413559203

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover with fep removed in near fine, original price clipped glossy pictorial dj. 175 pp. The story of a trainer dealing with a racehorse who really didn't want to race told over one summer on that difficult road to success - parelleled by the continuing saga of his reprobate lurcher, Rebecca, whose first two years of life were devoted largely to 'chaos, anarchy and outrage' is a facinating, often hilarious and frequently moving one. Lovely cover art on dj of the dark horse and dog loping along side while being ridden by Andrew. View more info

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Stakes and Major Handicap Winners and Their Dams SIGNED

By: Simpson, Grace

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Canada, Unknown: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 38105

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in dark forest green cloth with gold lettering has wear along spine, tips are lightly curled, foot of spine has color loss and spine is a touch wobbly otherwise shows well. FEP has 'To my friend A. A. Baldwin, Sincerely Grace Simpson written on it otherwise the 672 pages are crisp and without marks. View more info

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Anatol The Mule Who Won The Grand National Steeplechase Handicap Race HB/DJ/1st Limited, Numbered Signed Ed

By: Siodmak, Curt

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1976

Edition: 1st Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 43260

Condition: Very Good


Fine copy in oatmeal colored cloth. 27 pp. Signed by author, #296 of only 500 printed. Text illust by author, no names, tears or soil. Unclipped dj in new mylar has a small chip at head of frt panel, small chips at tips, light age toning but displays very well. Rare & humorous story for children and adults. View more info

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Newmarket The Home of Horse Racing

By: Slater, John O; Foreword By Peter Osborn

Price: $28.00

Publisher: UK, The Landmark Press: 1968

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 44529

Condition: Near Fine


Nice hardcover with negligible wear at tips of boards. A nostalgic tour in b/w photos, 80 pp. View more info

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The Hunt Country of America Revisited

By: Slater, Kitty; Foreword by Paul Mellon

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cranbury, NJ, Cornwall Books: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46315

ISBN: 084534773X

Condition: Near Fine


Gorgeous first edition hardcover in glossy black paper covered boards with sharp tips and head of spine, spine foot bumped but no broken paper. Measures 12.25" x 9 .5" x 1" , 264 pp text is crisp, tight and unmarked and has several sections of glossy color photos. ISBN: 084534773X. Will require additional funds for priority mail or international destinations. Please email before placing your order. A full circle to the work that Kitty began in 1967 when she wrote 'The Hunt Country of America' which sold out in four months. Profusely illustrated with color and black & white... View more info

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The Hunt Country of America Then and Now 20th Anniversary Special Limited Edition 1967 - 1997 AUTHOR SIGNED

By: Slater, Kitty; Intro by Paul Mellon; Foreword by Miss Charlotte Noland

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Upperville, VA, Virginia Reel, Inc.: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 46311

ISBN: 096613866X

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover in red cloth covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. SIGNED by Kitty Slater on title page (no dedication or date, just her first and last name). Measures 12.5" x 9 .5" x 1" , 234 pp. Will require additional funds for priority mail or international destinations. Please email before placing your order. A full circle to the work that Kitty began in 1967 when she wrote The Hunt Country of America, which sold out in four months. Profusely illustrated with over 250 color and black & white photography, this volume has delineated, expande... View more info

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The Woman Equestrian

By: Slaughter, Jane R.; Foreword By Karen O'Connor

Price: $6.00

Publisher: IN, Wish Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28514

ISBN: 1930546645

Condition: As New


As new 1st edition paperback, no dj as issued. 216 pp. A book for females of any age who love horses and the freedom of riding. It is tailor written for the woman; its purpose is to inspire, educate and foster the efforts of the developing equestrian who must also maintain a lifestyle outside of the ring. This book carefully educates the beginning rider while encouraging spirit and compassion to ride both correctly and safely. Between the covers of this book, the reader will find chapters full of information essential to the overall development of the complete equestrian. Chapters include: ... View more info

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A Community Of The Horse Stakes & Stakeholders SIGNED

By: Smart, Bruce

Price: $75.00

Publisher: VA, Lost Mountain Graphics: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 32377

ISBN: 0974542415

Condition: Fine


A brilliant 1st edition hardcover in navy cloth boards with bright gilt titles, sharp tips and spine ends, internally unread. Glossy, unclipped dj in new mylar has a 1/2" closed tear at foot of front flap fold, else as new. Signed: Bruce Smart on title page, not to anybody in particular. Perfect for gift giving. "A Community of the Horse: Stakes and Stakeholders picks up where Bruce's first book: A Community of the Horse: Partnerships left off. It continues the exploration of the Virginia horse community, starting with breeding and flat racing, and using these to transition from the... View more info

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A Community Of The Horse Partnerships SIGNED

By: Smart, Bruce

Price: $30.00

Publisher: VA, Lost Mountain Graphics: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 42934

ISBN: 0974542407

Condition: Fine


Twice signed by the author. Presentation on fep for Ann and Mike. Looking at horses leads easily to loving them. Welcome to the horse community. Bruce Smart December 2004. Then a simple first/last name on half title page. Perfect condition for gift giving. A brilliant first edition hard cover in navy cloth boards with bright gilt titles. Sharp tips and spine ends. Internally unread. 471 pp. Glossy, unclipped dj in new mylar as new. "A Community of the Horse: Partnerships explores the Virginia horse community. Contents include: What is it about horses?/ The horse in history/ The stable tou... View more info

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The Horse With A One Track Mind

By: Stanley, Jean

Price: $65.00

Publisher: PA, The Westminster Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40600

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in Original dj. Rare trotting horse story. Tight bright former library copy with fep removed, pocket present in rear. 160 p. Rust cloth boards with black titles display well. Color illust original dj in mylar shows chips, sunned spine and some discoloration on cream background rear panel but displays OK. The story of Dixie, a trotting horse from Oklahoma who wasn't very successful at the track and her orphaned hired hand who worked with her. View more info

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Horseracing

By: Steigleman, Walter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Prentice-Hall, Inc: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33038

Condition: Very Good +


Light blue cloth w/illustration of racing horse on frt board, blue titles on lightly dulled backstrip. Tiops fairly sharp showing very light rubs to cloth. Cloth at spine ends crimped. Name on age-toned fep, 279 pg text tight, crisp and unmarked. Interesting compilation on the turf including many subchapters but three main headings which are: Improving the Breed of Horses/ Improving the Breed of Bankrolls/ The Mare Heads Down the Stretch. View more info

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The Horse in Sport

By: Steinkraus, William C.; Stoneridge, M.A.; Foreword By H.R.H. Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Stewart, Tabori & Chang: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28208

ISBN: 1556700148

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in a fine dj in new mylar. A gorgeous and hefty book showing very light storage wear. Magnificent color photography, and detailed text. 272 pp. Through narrative, interview, and anecdote, Steinkraus explains the development of major equestrian events, and introduce us to the greatest events, venues here and abroad. Nine sports are covered in depth, and several others briefly. View more info

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The Perfect Ride

By: Stevens, Gary; with Mervyn Kaufman; Foreword by Bill Shoemaker

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Citadel Press/ Kensington Publishing Corp.: 2003

Seller Id: 45869

ISBN: 0806524502

Condition: Very Good


First printing of the paperback edition published one year after the hardcover. Glossy illustrated card covers show light surface wear, tiny bit of curl to cover tips, 236 pp text tight and bright. View more info

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Saddle Room Songs

By: Stirrup-Cup

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, John White, Stroud: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31855

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red paper with grey cloth spine and black lettering. Boards somewhat soiled w/a chip on the red paper that has been touched up with red marker. Tips bumped but not excessively rubbed. 56 pg text crisp and bright without names or tears. Light foxing on endpapers. 20 sporting poems and songs of the countryside, race track, field and fox. Includes: Dedication/ Haydon Days/ Waterford Fair/ The Dealer Buys/ The Dealer Sells/ The Run of the Season/ Unclean/ Cubbing/ The Pitman's Derby/ Blencathra/ A Passing/ Down Berkeley Way/ Little Red Fox/ A Berkeley Toast/ A Hunting Son... View more info