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Heads Up - Heels Down with Signed Anderson Card Laid In

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 45594

Condition: Very Good +


An amazing offering for the C.W. Anderson aficionado in your life. VG+ Pine green cloth covered boards with black titles show color loss at still sharp tips. First printing, so stated with tidy gift dedication on fep. 144 pg text flawless and filled with Anderson's lovely pencil art throughout. Original unclipped dust wrapper ($2.50 price) shows light even age toning, 1.5" closed tear at head of rear panel, negligible wear at spine ends and a micro nic at foot of frt panel. displays well in brand new mylar sleeve. A handbook of horsemanship and riding filled with Anderson's fabulous l... View more info

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Heads Up-Heels Down A Handbook of Horsemanship and Riding

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1944

Seller Id: 46980

Condition: Very Good +


Eighth printing of the first edition hardcover in pine green cloth covered boards with black titles show one bumped tip and bumped spine ends. A mark on the rear board from where a sticker was formerly adhered. 144 pg text flawless and filled with Anderson's lovely pencil art throughout. Original unclipped dust wrapper ($2.50 price) shows light even age toning, a 4" long chip at the head of the backstrip extends down the backstrip 1.5" and took the upper half of the word 'Head' with it. One can still figure out the title while the book is sitting on the shelf. Additional 1"... View more info

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A Filly for Joan

By: Anderson, C.W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46894

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in illustrated paper covered boards with white backgrounds, rust colored backstrip. Not exlib, Crisp, tight, bright, unmarked gift quality offering shows bumped spine ends, tips remain sharp. 105 page text is clean with superb full-page drawings done by "Andy" the author. A teen-aged girl's dream of having her own horse comes true. Joan watches her filly, Gallant Lady, grow into a well-mannered, high-headed racing mare. Bred from champions, raised with love and trained by the best, Gallant Lady lives up to her name and birthright in a "big race" endin... View more info

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Souvenir

By: Barbier, Dominique

Price: $150.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Privately Printed: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39738

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hard cover in near fine dust wrapper. Brown cloth boards with bright gilt titles. White background dj in new mylar shows very light soil on rear panel and a half inch barely perceptible closed tear at the head of the frt panel. No names, tears or soil in the 90 pp text. "Souvenir" means "to remember" in French. It also carries the anglicized definition of "something that serves as a reminder - a memento," and thus seemed a doubly apt title. The second portion, which actually came first, gives you the actual phrases and thoughts that Ms. Kado-oka so di... View more info

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Dressage For The New Age

By: Barbier, Dominique and Daniels, Mary

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Prentice-Hall Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37021

ISBN: 0132195771

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hard cover in near fine just wrapper. Book is in lovely condition save for light sunning along head of front board. No marks, soil or other blemishes. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows light sunning along backstrip and a touch along head of frt panel, else fine. 176 pp. Includes: The Part of Riding No one Talks About; A Training Approach: Beginning A dialogue With Your Horse and The Movements."Every horseman interested in training would do well to read and study this book," counsels the eminent trainer and commentator Chuck Grant in his Foreword to what is certain to t... View more info

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Horses & Practical Horse-Keeping

By: Barton, Frank Townend, M.R.C.V.S.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28632

Condition: Good +


An exhaustive 1st edition compendium, much pertaining to horse health and ailments. A rare volume in green pictorial cloth boards bumped and rubbed at tips. Book is approx 6" x 8.5" x 3" thick. Titles worn on cover, appears as if something has spilled at one time taking some of the layers of white letting with it but it is still legible (see pic). Inner hinges fine, page block sound and tight but occasionally wavy from past moisture but there is no musty smell. Contents include: The Shire and the Cart Horse, The Clydesdale Horse, The Suffolk, Remarks on Van and Cross-Bred Horses... View more info

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Prix St. Georges Intermediare I and II Dressage at Aachen 1992 VHS Tape

By: Baumert, Beth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: CT, Cloverlea Dressage Videotapes: 1992

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: VHS37402

Condition: Very Good


VHS tape is in good condition but the cassette case does have a crack on the rear corner. 1 hour, 45 minutes long. An excellent Prix St. Georges Dressage video containing interviews with Sabine Rueben, Nicole Uphoff & Sven Rothenberger. View more info

Riding in Motion A Three-Dimensional Guide to Horses for Young People

By: Biggs, Jonathan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Lippincott: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14326

ISBN: 0397322585

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover, no dj as published. Lovely, interesting factual pop-up book about horses. 12 pp. Small poke through frt gutter paper, else fine. Starts with evolution, anatomy, lungeing, training, jumping, showing. Unique pop-up book. View more info

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Manual of Horsemanship Instructions from Mexico's Renowned Escuela Ecuestre

By: Black, Harold

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33889

ISBN: 0396069169

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition in red cloth boards. Lower fore edge tip rubbed. Gift dedication fep. Dj in new mylar shows rubbing and loss at tips. 226 pp are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with 120 b/w photos and drawings/diagrams. Chapters are: Preliminary Exercises on the Ground for Suppling the Rider; Leading the Horse, Mounting and Dismounting; Psychological and Physical Characteristics of the Horse; Seat of the Mounted Rider; Natural and Artificial Aids; Mounted Exercises at Walk and Trot; Basic Dressage Exercises Performed in Group; Riding in Multiples; Faults the Horse May Acquire and How to... View more info

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Manual of Horsemanship Instructions from Mexico's Renowned Escuela Ecuestre

By: Black, Harold

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1974

Seller Id: 17695

ISBN: 0396069169

Condition: Very Good


First edition in red cloth boards, name on frt pastedn. Dj in new mylar shows rubbing with 1 small chip and a closed tare but displays well. 226 pp clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with 120 b/w photos and drawings/diagrams. Chapters are: Preliminary Exercises on the Ground for Suppling the Rider; Leading the Horse, Mounting and Dismounting; Psychological and Physical Characteristics of the Horse; Seat of the Mounted Rider; Natural and Artificial Aids; Mounted Exercises at Walk and Trot; Basic Dressage Exercises Performed in Group; Riding in Multiples; Faults the Horse May Acquire and... View more info

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Introduction to Riding & Stablecraft Beaufort Library Vol. II

By: Brooke, Geoffrey, Maj. Gen.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Seeley Service & Co.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27821

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant red cloth with gilt emblem on cover, gilt titles on backstrip. Near fine 1st edition hard cover in red cloth. Corners sharp, name on fep, page block cracked at title page, else as new inside. DJ in new mylar shows light rubbing at tips, few light soil spots on rear panel. 160 pp, 14 photos & 19 illustrations. Wonderful compendium includes: Choice of a Mount, Points & Saddlery, Learning to Ride, Learning to Jump, Country Hacking, Riding to Hounds, School Training (Dressage), Show Jumping, Bad Habits, For Children, Care of the Horse in Health & Sickness, Diseases of the Horse, Wounds ... View more info

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Horse-Sense and Horsemanship of To-Day Economy and Method in Training Hunters and Polo Ponies

By: Brooke, Geoffrey; Intro By General The Earl of Cavan and Lord Wodehouse, M.C.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27837

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover in dark green cloth boards with gold titles show bumped corners and some light 'mottling on cloth at fore-edge of frt board, shows well on the gilt title spine. No dust wrapper. 180 tight and bright heavy stock pages without tears or soil. A wonderful read, profusely illustrated with 41 b/w photos. Clear, concise and current forward seat info within including polo, the galloping game. Chapters include: The Rider's Seat & Hands, Theory - Jumping Qualifications - Condition - Balance - Bits, First Lessons - Free Jumping - Schooling In Long Reins - Circular Manege - Sch... View more info

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Horsemanship The Way of a Man With a Horse Londsdale Library

By: Brooke, Maj.-Gen. Geoffrey, Todd, Col. A.G. (Veterinary Notes; Lieut.-Col. Arthur Brooke (Pigsticking)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Seely, Service & Co. Ltd: 1929

Seller Id: 46959

Condition: Near Fine


The Lonsdale Library Volume I. Gift quality, straight, sharp hardcover in beige cloth covered boards quarter-bound in taupe buckram cloth on backstrip & gutters with sharp tips, and barely bumped spine ends. Top edge of page block dyed brown, no names or tears. Photo illustrated DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction with surface soil and loss at tips still displays well. 288 pp. Frontis + 94 other b/w photo plates. Described as the most complete treatise on horses, ponies and horsemanship yet published with chapters on The Horse, Stable knowledge & Routine, Riding, Jumping lesson... View more info

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Dressage in a Sidesaddle Training You To Train Your Horse Aside

By: Brueckmann, Robin Miller

Price: $95.00

Publisher: DE, Privately Printed: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44639

Condition: Fine


Light blue card cover with illustration of sidesaddle rider on foot speaking to another who is on horseback. 87 pages. Tiny crease at head of upper cover tip. No marks inside. Very rare book, chapters include: Grade School and Homework, Midterm Exam: Competition, Final Exam: The Kur or Freestyle Ride, Finishing Touches, Tuition and Scholarship, Biography. Brueckmann is an active judge, instructor and competitor in dressage and combined training, working both astride and aside. She and her horses have earned many year end awards. She is an AHSA and ISSO Life member and has also been involved in... View more info

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Horses

By: Budd, Jackie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Kingfisher Books: 1995

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller Id: 24129

ISBN: 1856975665

Condition: Very Good


Very good 5th printing over-sized hardcover with lightly rubbed tips. 12.25" tall x 9.75". 64 well illustrated pages with info on horse history, behavior, breeds, riding and jumping. View more info

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The Spanish Riding School of Vienna

By: Bundesministerium, Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Vienna, Land- Und Forstwirtschaft: 1969

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 38116

Condition: Near Fine


Beautiful pictorial paperback has light shelf wear along bottom edge and tips have been lightly rubbed. 81 pages are tight & bright with no tears, writing or soil. The Spanish Riding School in Vienna is the last riding academy in the world where classical horsemanship is still cultivated in its purest form. View more info

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Storey's Horse-Lover's Encyclopedia - An English & Western A-to-Z Guide

By: Burns, Deborah, Editor

Price: $6.00

Publisher: VT, Storey Communications: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 38994

ISBN: 1580173179

Condition: Very Good +


Very good 1st edition glossy pictorial paper back covers showing bit of curl to frt cover, 471 pp text crisp and unmarked. Loaded with clear line drawings and spectacular photographs. Former owner's embossed ownership mark on FEP, pictorial frontis and title page; rear end paper removed. From A-Z, Storey's Horse-Lover's Encyclopedia is your information lifeline in the barn. A guide that will be equally useful to a seasoned professional, a novice equestrian, and someone who just wants to know everything there is to know about horses. View more info

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Horseback Riding In Action

By: Calder, Kate

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Crabtree Publishing: 2001

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 30663

ISBN: 0778701670

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright first edition exlib with all pages present, no pocket or evidence of ever having had one. Marker crossed out lib stamps on rear cover. Well illustrated in color. 32 pp This work is intended for ages 6-9. The competitive world of horseback riding starts with caring for horses. Children will learn about the daily care of horses and the basics of horseback riding including equipment, mounting and dismounting, turning, stopping, trotting, and cantering. The other topics cover: practicing; preparing for competitions; competing in events such as show jumping and, equitation or form and... View more info

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A General System of Horsemanship Facsimile of the London Edition of 1743 Limited Edition

By: Cavendish, William Duke of Newcastle; Foreword By W.C. Steinkraus, Technical Commentary By E. Schmit-Jensen

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Winchester Press: 1970

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 45828

ISBN: 0876910223

Condition: Very Good


First Limited edition hardcover in brown cloth boards with gilt spine title. Cloth looks like leather, = faux leather or leatherette. Book tips and spine ends are sharp, book has a pair of 2" scratches and a ding at foot of frt cover, and a 2.5" x 4" partial paper pull to foot of inside cover on spicy mustard colored paper. Not an eyesore, barely noticeable and half of it is covered by the frt dj flap. Book is limited to 1450 copies. No names or tears or soil inside, and the inner hinges are fine. Unclipped dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that displays beautiful... View more info

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A General System of Horsemanship Facsimile of the London Edition of 1743 Limited Edition

By: Cavendish, William Duke of Newcastle; Foreword By W.C. Steinkraus, Technical Commentary By E. Schmit-Jensen

Price: $195.00

Publisher: NY, Winchester Press: 1970

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 46312

ISBN: 0876910223

Condition: Near Fine


First Limited edition hardcover in brown cloth boards with gilt spine title. tips and spine ends sharp. Limited to 1450 copies. No names, tears or soil, inner hinges fine. Original un-clipped dj in new mylar has a .75" chip at head of spine, a .75" closed tear at foot of frt and rear panels and two .50" closed tears at head of frt panel. Super light handling soil on plain ecru paper rear dj panel, but still displays beautifully and has kept this book in fine form. 241 pp text is fresh and bright. Massive tome requires extra postage, it is approx 1.25" x 13" x 9.75"... View more info