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Hushed Up Turf Stories Founded on Fact

By: A. D. L. "The Scout" of the "Daily Express

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Raggett & Co.:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46928

Condition: Very Good


Exceedingly rare offering, perfect gift for the racing fan who thinks they "have it all". The most remarkable series of true tales of the turf ever published. Every one of these stories is founded on fact. No date of publication listed, circa 1930's? No names, not exlib, no tears. Yellow cloth covered boards with black line illustration on frt board of a trainer talking to a jockey, while a woman holding a 'brolly' looks on. Cloth is grubby, surface woiled but not frayed. Moderate foxing on title page, endpapers, pastedowns plus few pages next to them. Bulk of 116 page text is ... View more info

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A Pony Trekking Adventure Pony in My Pocket

By: Allan, Susan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, Buzz Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14052

ISBN: 1855915499

Condition: Fine


1st edition. Fine condition glossy hardcover with cute pink horseshoe end papers. 32 pp. One rainy afternoon the ponies decide that they need a day out trekking in the countryside to cheer themselves up. They have a wonderful time, especially Bonnie, who finds herself alone in the magical Apple Wood. View more info

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A Day Out for Sheriff Pony in My Pocket

By: Allan, Susan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Buzz Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16160

ISBN: 1855915480

Condition: Fine


Lovely 1st edition hardcover, 26 pp. #1 Pony In My Pocket series. Sheriff would much rather practice his jumps than help clean up the yard. However, things don't go to plan when he finds himself on a mystery tour. View more info

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Blaze and The Lost Quarry

By: Anderson C.W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: R46890

ISBN: 068971775X

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing of the first edition hardcover in illustrated heavy library buckram covered boards with same art as the dj cover. Boards and endpapers have partial tape marks, corners bumped but not rubbed. Card pocket and all pages present. One library stamp on title page, rest of text is clear same for some light marginal handling soil. 47 pp. Price clipped original jacket is complete and without call tags on backstrip but is now 1/8 short for the book due to the added buckram, still displays well in new mylar. Billy and Blaze discover the path to an old quarry where they discover and re... View more info

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Blaze and the Indian Cave

By: Anderson C.W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1964

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller Id: R46891

Condition: Good


Illustrated hardcover in paper covered boards with bumped ends and tips. Not exlib. Solid working copy without coloring or page tears. Bit of white out on frt pastedown, handling soil on many of the 48 pages. Billy is now out west and riding in a western saddle. An old Indian helps Billy catch the outlaw who steals Blaze away from him when he was asleep in a cave one night. View more info

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Tomorrow's Champion

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Co.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41174

Condition: Very Good +


VG 1st edition hardcover in medium brown cloth has wear at tips. Boards shaken. Unclipped professionally reproduced color illustrated dj has chips missing from head & foot of spine, lower tip has a 1 1/2" open tear, lower edge has two 1/2" closed tears and there is color fading along spine, upper & front edges. Unpaginated with crisp text and stunning lithographs. No tears, writing or soil. No matter how brilliant the performance of a fine horse may be, that is only part of the story. What bloodlines produced the speed and stamina, and what was the training that brought out the honest... View more info

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The Horse of Hurricane Hill

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Leicester, England, Brockhampton Press Ltd.: 1959

Seller Id: 47001

Condition: Very Good


Second UK printing hardcover in medium green paper covered boards with bright white titles. First ever was published by Macmillan USA in 1956. First UK was published in 1958, this is the second UK printing of one year later, 1959. Book is slightly cocked and boards somewhat sprung but it is not noticeable unless the jacket is off and it is put flat on a table. There is no evidence of moisture anywhere and no musty smells. It is not a former library copy, there are no names, tears or soil in the tight, bright, crisp 107 pp text. Unclipped professionally reproduced dj from the Macmillan U... View more info

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Horse Sense and Humor in Kentucky SIGNED

By: Asbury, Eslie Signed by Author

Price: $15.00

Publisher: KY, The Thoroughbred Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 25085

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition in fair jacket with SIGNED bookplate on front end paper: Best wishes, Eslie Asbury 10/16/81. Black hardcover slick boards with green cloth back strip is in excellent condition. Unclipped dust jacket has color loss and open chip at foot of rear panel taking some of the text on back dj with it. Displays well in mylar from the front and on the shelf. This is a collection of humorous stories and personal experiences. Dr. Asbury trained at the Mayo Clinic and worked in Kentucky as a country doctor. View more info

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Sukey, You Shall Be My Wife and Other Stories

By: Barrows, Marjorie

Price: $9.00

Publisher: WI, Samuel Lowe Co.: 1944

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 31477

Condition: Very Good


Lovely copy with color loss at rubbed spine ends and sharp tips. 30 pp text crisp and unmarked. DJ in new mylar shows some small closed tears and rubbing at tips but still displays well. Yes, Sukey marries him, but not because he has a pig, nor a dun cow, nor even a horse and cart, but because he finally says he loves her. Includes the story of Sukey, as well as other Mother Goose characters: Old King Cole, Tom, Tom the Piper's Son, Jack Sprat, The Farmer in the Dell. View more info

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Pippa And The Midnight Ponies

By: Berrisford, Judith M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Knight Books: 1985

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller Id: 16183

ISBN: 0340366540

Condition: Very Good +


1st paperback edition showing light surface wear, 115 pp text as new. Hero, a spirited black gelding, had only been on loan to Pete for a couple of days when he vanished. This happened on the very night he and Pippa had mounted guard. 5th book in the pony series. View more info

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A Pony In The Family

By: Berrisford, Judith M.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: IL, Reilly & Lee Co.: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41484

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely 1st edition hardcover in rust cloth boards showing light color loss but no major rubs. No names, tears or soil. 124 pp. Price clipped dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that has a sunned spine but still displays beautifully. Jane and Penny Brooke were thrilled with their father bought them, on a trial bases, a pony called Freckles. The important condition Mr. Brooke insisted upon was that the girls had to prove they knew how to care for it. For all their enthusiasm, Jane and Penny had to learn the hard way, especially since Freckles seemed to have a knack for getting into tr... View more info

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Jackie and the Phantom Ponies 6

By: Berrisford, Judith M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: England, Knight Books: 1992

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 46726

ISBN: 0340575476

Condition: Very Good


Nice photo illustrated paperback in card covers showing light surface wear and a little sunning on glossy pictorial cover. 122 pp text slightly yellowed but not brittle, looks like new save for a hint of sunning on rear cover near backstrip. When Babs and Jackie arrive to spend their holidays on David Browning's stud farm in the Lake District, they already have a mystery on their hands: Three ponies and a man have vanished without trace on the mountainside. Is this incident connected with the disappearance of David's brood mare and valuable stallion? Babs and Jackie believe something sinis... View more info

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A Pony In The Family

By: Berrisford, Judith M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: England, Knight Books: 1975

Edition: First Knight Books Edition

Seller Id: 46728

ISBN: 0340195266

Condition: Good +


Solid paperback in color illustrated card covers with a couple of cover creases and a bit of forward lean. 128 pp shows some foxing and age-toning at periphery. Jane and Penny wanted to have a pony of their very own. When their father buys Freckles for them, they learn - often the hard way - how to feed, groom, and look after her, as well as cope with a variety of pony emergencies. They also learn about the cost of keeping a pony and prepare for their first gymkhana. A good book for all kids and parents who are wanting their own pony and are unsure what it involves. View more info

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Hello Irina

By: Blech, Dietlind

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46821

ISBN: 0030842522

Condition: Fine


Gift quality, crisp, unmarked, oversized 1st Edition hardcover in sturdy library binding measuring 11" x 11.5". Tight, bright book without names, tears or soil inside or out. Faint color loss to tips of white background boards so green grass on foot of frt board has a pinch of board showing through. Adapted from the German text by Yaak Karsunke. Intrigued by tales about the "land of wild white horses," (Lipizzaner), a bay Russian horse decides to travel to France to see them for herself.. View more info

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Legends Volume 4. Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares

By: Boardman; Mike, Ciarloni, Diane; Gold, Alan; Goodhue, Jim; Harrison, Sally; et al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CO, Western Horseman Inc: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43367

ISBN: 091164749X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition paperback. 215 pp text is crisp and unmarked, Cover has negligible color loss at tips from storage. Legends 4 carries on the tradition of its predecessors, profiling great horses who have significantly influenced the Quarter Horse breed. Four mares and 13 stallions comprise this volume, which includes both tales that predate the 1940 formation of the American Quarter Horse Association, and contemporary stories whose ultimate conclusions may not be known for years to come. Each chapter is devoted to a specific stallion or mare, and includes a four-generation pedigree, a summar... View more info

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Ride for the High Points The Real Story of Will James

By: Bramlett, Jim

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Mountain Press Publishing Company: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: MK46618

ISBN: 0878422145

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality hardcover black cloth covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends, gold titles on frt board and backstrip in a black background unclipped, original dust wrapper showing light color loss at extremities, micro chips at spine ends, and rear board upper tip, slight r from storage, now in new mylar and displays beautifully. B&w photo illustrated endpapers show a wide-angle shot of a western ranch with cowboys, horses, wagons milling around. the tips of the ranch house roof and a model T parked out front. A well written biography of everybody's favorite cowboy: Will James. View more info

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Ride for the High Points The Real Story of Will James

By: Bramlett, Jim

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Mountain Press Publishing Company: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: MK46620

ISBN: 0878422889

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality volume in slick b&w illustrated paper covers showing super light roll at tips with the lightest of color loss from storage, book appears unread. No names, tears or soil in the 242 pp text. A well written biography of everybody's favorite cowboy: Will James. View more info

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Pony School

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $95.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44963

Condition: Good


First edition xlib with A on copyright page. All pp and pocket present. Finger soil on some pages but a solid working copy that displays well despite some chips and color loss on original dj in new mylar. Synopsis: Skinny Barnstable, a city boy who had come to stay with his cousins, Bud and Lynn, learns how to become a cowboy. The children are given the chance to help out at Pony Farm, helping with the horses View more info

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Piper's Pony The Story of Patchwork

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44312

Condition: Very Good


True 1st Ed with Scribner's letter A on copyright page. Illust green background boards with green cloth spine. Rubbing and age-toning at extremities, text clean, no marks, coloring, dog eared pages. Not exlib. Hinges tight, 6 closed lower page edge tears measuring 1/2 in to 1in. No loss, not taped. Book now in clear mylar wrap and displays well. Landscape format book is 8 3/4 in tall by 11 1/4 in long by about one inch thick. Unpaginated text. 78 pp. Born to a coal mining pony and sold at a horse fair when he was a weanling to some gypsies. Over the years Patchwork was sold or traded ... View more info

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Sparkie and Puff Ball

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1956

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 38253

Condition: Good


Solid 3rd printing exlib hardcover in pictorial rust cloth boards, Innards tight and bright w/occasional fingerprint and two small closed page tears from turning. Pocket neatly removed but all pages present. DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction that displays beautifully. Paul Brown's first large picture book illustrated in four colors. Young Sparkie Parker lived on a farm but dreamed of ranches, Indians and cowboys. When he had the chance to go to a real western ranch, he met Puff Ball, a pony with personality and a mind of his own. Sparkie learned a good deal about riding and abo... View more info