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The Black Stallion and Satan

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1949

Edition: 17th Printing

Seller Id: 44304

Condition: Very Good +


Brilliant 17th printing hardcover in rust cloth boards with black illustration of The Black Stallion on the front cover. Professionally reproduced unclipped dj in new mylar shows very light wear at tips, displays well. 208 pp. A race between the Black and Satan is inevitable, but unexpected events put the horses in the path of a raging forest fire. Suddenly, they are racing for their lives. View more info

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The Black Stallion Returns

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1945

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 44303

Condition: Very Good +


Nice copy in beige paper covered boards with small 'ding' at foot of frt board, spine ends bumped, tips still sharp, no names, tears or soil. Bright yellow endpps illust with black art of The Black in a horse race. Professionally reproduced unclipped, unpriced dj in new mylar displays beautifully. No indication of which printing it is but definitely a modern and cheap reprint. 230 pp. In this, the second book in the series, the heart-stopping adventures of the Black Stallion continue as Alec discovers that two men are after the Black. View more info

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The Black Stallion's Sulky Colt

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46329

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in bright, clean turquoise cloth boards with white title and black running horse and author name on backstrip. Tips sharp, spine ends bumped. Former owner name and small sticker pull on cream front end paper, 248 pp text is fine. Book displays well in professionally reproduced color illust dj in new mylar showing light rubs at tips. On the eve of the world-famous Hambletonian harness race at Goshen, NY, Alec Ramsay turned away from the close scrutiny of his old friend, Henry Dailey. Alec was sick with worry and fear. He and Bonfire, the second son of the Black Stall... View more info

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The Black Stallion Returns

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1945

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 34741

Condition: Very Good +


Nice 19th printing hardcover in taupe cloth covered boards with black drawing of The Black on frt board. Small ink drip on foot of page block and a tad at the lower fore-edge of page block that does not affect text. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp, no names or tears. Professionally reproduced unclipped, unpriced dj in new mylar displays beautifully. 19th printing. 229 pp. In this, the second book in the series, the heart-stopping adventures of the Black Stallion continue as Alec discovers that two men are after the Black. View more info

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The Black Stallion and Satan

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1949

Edition: Thirteenth Printing

Seller Id: 30635

ISBN: 039483612X

Condition: Near Fine


13th printing hardcover in blue cloth, with tidy name on fep. Professionally reproduced DJ in new mylar shows light wear at tips, one 1/2" closed tear at head of frt panel, still displays very well. Not exlib. 208 p. Would you consider yourself "the luckiest kid in the world" if you owned and rode the fastest and most acclaimed three-year-old colt in the country? If, with him, you won many famous races, including the Kentucky Derby, and shared his triumphant, star-studded Crown? Or would you, like Alec Ramsay, want something more? Not more fame and public acclaim, but rather ... View more info

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The Black Stallion Mystery

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27408

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in light blue cloth, 202 p. text crisp and unmarked, age toning on endpps, corners still sharp, not exlib. Professionally reproduced illust price clipped dj in new mylar shows a tiny chip at frt board fore edge but displays beautifully. When three foreign colts arrived in the US to be sold at the yearling sales, young Alec Ramsay, who was among the first to see them, realized they were worth their weight in gold. They looked enough like his world-famed Black Stallion to have had the same sire, yet desert records stated that such a horse was dead. Were the records wron... View more info

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The Black Stallion Returns A Storybook Based on the Movie

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 24115

ISBN: 0590328727

Condition: Very Good +


1st printing paperback showing surface and edge wear, few splits along spine from a sideways bend, internally fine. 62 p filled with color movie stills. Gorgeous memoir of the movie for all Black Stallion fans! View more info

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The Black Stallion Revolts

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, The Junior Literary Guild: 1953

Seller Id: 23134

Condition: Fair


No date of publication listed on this solid exlib with corners bumped and rubbed, pictorial buckram rebind covers, all pages and pocket present. 305 pg shows some handling soil, couple of small closed tears from page turning, no text affected. Solid working copy in VG professionally reproduced dj in new mylar. The tall stallion broke out of his paddock, hurled forth his screaming challenge, and attacked Satan, in an adjoining paddock. Only Henry Dailey's alertness and Alec Ramsay's loving domination of the Black saved Satan from a savage death that night. Later the old trainer told Alec, &#... View more info

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The Island Stallion's Fury

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1951

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller Id: 21470

Condition: Good


8th printing exlib hardcover re-bound library boards with surface worn but visible image of rearing red horse on cover. Professionally reproduced dj in new mylar has a chip at head of ft panel but displays well in new mylar. 243 p. text tight with some fingerprints and a stray pen doodle on blank fep. All pages and pocket present. Steve Duncan and his friend Pitch had discovered a lost world behind the high barrier walls of Azul Island in the Carribean Sea. They alone knew of the existence of Blue Valley and the pure-blooded horses which lived there. For Pitch it meant an unrivaled opportuni... View more info

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Queer Horses and Queer People

By: Fitch, C. G.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blacklett, Ltd: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41494

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with tips and spine ends slightly bumped. Front board slightly soiled. Gilt title on backstrip bright. 202 pp text is clean and tight. DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction and displays beautifully. Author of "The Handling and General Management of the Thoroughbred Stallion" writes this time on his reminiscences astride and afoot in the horse world of the 1920's - 1940's. The autobiography of a man who has spent most of his life with horses, has traveled widely and has many interesting and amusing stories to tell of horses and humans. The book contains excellen... View more info

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Queer Horses and Queer People

By: Fitch, C. G.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blacklett, Ltd: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38562

Condition: Very Good


Ex-lib with typical imperfections, pocket pulled but all pages present. Green cloth with tips and spine ends slightly bumped. Cloth at outer hinges/gutters worn but not broken. Gilt title on backstrip worn but legible. 202 pp ext is clean with cracked spine but all pages tight. Uncommon DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction and displays beautifully. Author of "The Handling and General Management of the Thoroughbred Stallion" writes this time on his reminiscences astride and afoot in the horse world of the 1920's - 1940's. The autobiography of a man who has spent most o... View more info

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Queer Horses and Queer People

By: Fitch, C. G.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blacklett, Ltd: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33623

Condition: Very Good


VG 1st edition hardcover in VG reproduced dust wrapper. Ex-lib with very few markings. Pocket and all pages present. Green cloth with tips and spine ends slightly bumped. Front board slightly soiled. Gilt title on backstrip worn but legible. 202 pp text is clean and tight. Uncommon DJ in new mylar shows a reflection in blue from the scanner, it is not on the actual book. Author of "The Handling and General Management of the Thoroughbred Stallion" writes this time on his reminiscences astride and afoot in the horse world of the 1920's - 1940's. The autobiography of a man who has sp... View more info

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In Pursuit of The Big Horse

By: Forman, Lee Phillip

Price: $8.00

Publisher: IL, Taylor Road Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 34590

ISBN: 0964733927

Condition: Fine


The author recounts his experiences in the world of horse racing and the excitement of owning a race horse. 197 pgs plus several pages of b/w photos in rear. View more info

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The Athletic Horse His Selection, Work and Management

By: Foster, Carol

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Howell Book House: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43505

ISBN: 0876058586

Condition: Fine


Crisp, unmarked copy in NF dust wrapper with one micro ding at foot of frt panel. Now in new mylar and displays beautifully. 143 pp of expertise to help you make the most of your sport horse on the flat, over fences and on the ground. View more info

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The Athletic Horse His Selection, Work and Management

By: Foster, Carol

Price: $7.00

Publisher: England, The Crowood Press: 1986

Seller Id: 34878

ISBN: 0946284385

Condition: Fine


Fine hardcover in fine, unclipped (and unpriced) dust wrapper, now in new mylar. Displays beautifully, more than suitable for gifting. 143 pp of expertise to help you make the most of your sport horse on the flat, over fences and on the ground. View more info

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The History of The Lady Dudley Challenge Cup 1897-1977

By: Foulds, Jervis; Foreword By Ruth Rushton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43967

ISBN: 0851312942

Condition: Fine


Book and text in fine condition with negligible color loss at one lower tip from storage. Glossy red background tips and spine ends sharp. First Edition, First printing. Clearly a gift quality volume, crisp and unmarked. 176 pp. Profusely illust w/b/w photos and line drawings of course diagrams and maps. Chapters include: Foreword/ Abbreviations/ Introduction/ How it all Started/ The Races, from 1897-1914/ Strictly Worcestershire/ The Races, from 1920 to 1039/ The First Years after the War/ The Races, from 1946 to 1977/ The Maps/ Appendices: Minstrel Boy : O'dell ; The Lucy Jones-John Dani... View more info

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10 LB. Penalty SIGNED

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 24883

ISBN: 0399143025

Condition: As New


1st edition hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. 273 pp text is crisp and unmarked save for author's signature on title page. Not dedicated to anybody in particular. Just Dick Francis under the title. Unclipped DJ in new mylar looks fab. No tears, rubs, or loss. The basic ingredients in a Dick Francis novel are unusual characters, an intricate story, fast-moving prose and no end of surprises. In ''10 Lb. Penalty'' (the title refers to a weight handicap given a favored race horse), all these are present. As the action begins, Ben Juliard, a teen-age apprentice jockey, is tipped out of... View more info

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How To Make Money Betting - Or, At Least, How Not To Lose Much! SIGNED

By: Francome, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, John Francome Enterprises:

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 36642

Condition: Fine


1st edition. White background illustrated glossy paperback covers show negligible wear at tips, text is clean. SIGNED by John Francome next to his photo on inside cover. No date or ISBN. Circa 1980's? Filled with b/w line drawings captioned with funny, or dumb, tongue-in-cheek thoughts about the problems and pitfalls of living by the tote board. View more info

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McGinty's Racehorse and Other Sporting Stories

By: G.G.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, George Redway: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45391

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover in green cloth with lively color race illustration and red title on cover, color horse head in horseshoe with gilt titles on cocked spine. Very uncommon title that offers many hours of fireside chuckles for the actual or armchair sportsman. 248 pp with 12 full page, original b/w drawings by R.J. Richardson. Chapters include horse racing, foxhunting and more beginning with: McGinty's Racehorse/ A Mare of Sense/ Poppet's Dream/ A Great Fight/ Mr. Laker's Luck/ Killed in the Open/ An Unlucky Man/ Days with the Drag/ A Fine Finish/ A Little Spill/ Pulling Together/ Mr. Bugs... View more info

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A Better Bet

By: George, Frank

Price: $28.00

Publisher: England, Privately Printed:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 26395

Condition: Very Good


Very good first edition paperback with one light grease spot and outline of now gone price tag on front cover and light surface soil on rear cover. 96 pp text is crisp, clean and unmarked. Undated, circa 1970. The skill and expertise of an English professor of Cybernetics is brought to bear on the complex problems inherent in betting to win, on horses, and three casino games. View more info