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Lameness in Horses Second Edition

By: Adams, O.R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: PA, Lea & Febiger: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: MK46681

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality bright yellow & orange hardcover with blue/green titles displays beautifully with clean cloth, sharp tips and spine ends. 563 pages of tight & bright text with one page showing underlining, otherwise, no soil, tears or blemishes. A phenomenal work on the many types of lameness in horses and different variations on causes and treatment. View more info

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The American Mustang Preserve Our Wildlife Series

By: Adrian, Mary

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Hastings House: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31515

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition hard cover in vg dj. Not exlib. Green cloth boards square, clean and tight. 61 pg illustrated text crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj in new mylar is tatty, shows some light cellophane peeling at head of front panel, rubbed spine ends with 1/2" loss on each, 1 1/2" closed tear at head of rear dj panel. The story of a typical American mustang from birth to maturity well illustrated in b/w throughout. View more info

Theory and Practice of Handicapping

By: Ainslie, Tom

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Trident Press: 1970

Seller Id: 45996

ISBN: 0671270486

Condition: Very Good


Probable first as no other dates. Hardcover in blue paper covered boards quarterbound with grey cloth spine. Corners bumped, some splotchyness on frt pastedown. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil in the 126 pp text. Unclipped dj is lightly sunned at head of frt panel/spine with small repaired tear to head of spine and a micro chip at foot. Displays well in new mylar. A complete reference on winning at the track. View more info

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I Would Steal Horses

By: Alexie, Sherman

Price: $1,800.00

Publisher: Slipstream: 1992

Edition: Limited First Edition

Seller Id: 34830

Condition: Very Good


Near fine first limited edition paperback. Exceedingly rare, only 500 copies of this title were issued with only 100 copies being distributed to the public overall. The margins of pages 19-22 have five, small, light (grease?) spots on both sides of the two pages. The upper fore-edge corner lightly brushed and there is a minuscule amount of rust on the staples. The author's second work is Slipstream's Fifth Annual Chapbook Contest Winner. Shared in part from the rear cover: "Sherman Alexie is an enrolled Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian from Wellpinit, Washington, on the Spokane In... 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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American Vaulting Association 1996 - 1997 Rule Book

By: American Vaulting Association

Price: $8.00

Publisher: WA, American Vaulting Association: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38284

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition white background card cover book with green titles. Stapled spine 90 pp. Crisp and unmarked. Explains the hows and whys of this exciting and challenging sport. View more info

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The Principles of Combination Handicapping Methods of Isolating Superior & Inferior Racehorse Performance

By: Andersen, J.B.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: MD, TBS Publishing: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 38095

Condition: Very Good +


Hunter green & dark blue striping with yellow/gold writing paperback has a bit of curling along front edge, tips are have been lightly bumped and there is a tiny ding on upper edge from a hard bump otherwise shows well. 214 pages are tight with crisp text and no tears or writing. Over a five year period the author meticulously constructs and analyzes various combinations of handicapping factors from five broad categories: final time, pace, position, workouts and trainers. View more info

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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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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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Great Heart

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28486

Condition: Very Good +


Very good 1st edition in green cloth boards bumped at tips but not severely rubbed. Not a former library copy. Tight bright and crisp w/occasional finger spot or two here and there. DJ with white background yellowed over time is a professional reproduction and shows chips at lower edges, displays well in new mylar. 90 pp. Just when Dan and his father felt their luck with horses has run out, a black stallion dashed across the road, took two strides, and soared over a high barbed-wire fence. The farmer who owned him thought the horse nothing but trouble and sells them the horse for $50. They ... View more info

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A Touch of Greatness

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Co.: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45164

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first printing hardcover in sage green textured paper covered boards with black titles shows lightly bumped and brushed spine ends, tips still sharp. Landscape format book is longer than it is tall: 8.75 x 11 3/8", 96 pp ecru colored leaves are crisp and unmarked. Vintage, tiny 1 2/8" x 3/8" gold sticker on front pastedown says: Museum of Racing - Saratoga Springs on center of frt pastedown. Unclipped illustrated dust jacket is a professional reproduction and shows some color loss and small rubs at tips but displays well in new mylar. An important book for hors... View more info

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C. W. Anderson's Favorite Horse Stories

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Cutton, & Co., Inc.: 1969

Seller Id: R46895

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality hardcover, 4th printing of the first edition 1969. Illustrated paper covered boards match the dj image. Tips and spine ends bumped with negligible color loss, cream colored rear panel shows handling soil, 192 pp text flawless. No names, tears or soil. Original unclipped dj is stamped Second Printing at the head of the front flap. It looks fab with super light color loss at tips. A collection of horse stories including Will James' "Chapo-the-Faker" about a cowhorse that had a barrel of tricks to try out on his rider and one more to try when those didn't work. View more info

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Billy And Blaze A Boy And His Pony

By: Anderson, C.W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Co.: 1966

Seller Id: R46889

Condition: Good


24th printing hardcover in illustrated green cloth boards with black title and head/neck portrait of Blaze on the frt board. Exlib with no call tags on outside of dj. Fep removed, taped frt hinge and lower first 6 pages, no more tears within, no coloring, some finger soil on pages from thumbing, good working copy with 50 pages. Original, unclipped illustrated dust wrapper has small chips at tips and spine ends but displays well in new mylar. MACMILLIAN easy to read books in a black background imprinted on lower fore-edge of frt dj panel. View more info

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Bobcat

By: Anderson, C.W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46892

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing hardcover in red cloth boards with black titles. Spine ends and lower tips bumped, a few broken threads on the foot of the frt board from a small 'ding'. Fingerprint on inside rear cover, else no issues. No names, tears or other soil in the 99 page text. Illustrated with full page pencil art and a myriad of smaller drawings throughout by Anderson. Price clipped dust jacket is a professional reproduction that shows 1/4" chip at head of spine, 1" x 1/2" chip at head of rear gutter and small rubs at tips. Displays well on the shelf in new mylar. Y... 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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The Wild Arabian

By: Anderson, Marilyn D.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Willowisp Press: 1987

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 23214

ISBN: 0874062071

Condition: Good


2nd printing paperback with light surface wear at tips from storage. Name and number on fep, else 94 pp text crisp and unmarked. Can Garnet tame this wild Arabian? Suddenly the Arabian's body filled with wildfire. His dark eyes haunted her. If Garnet could afford the horse, could she turn it into a winner? View more info

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The Chace, The Road and the Turf

By: Apperley, Charles James "Nimrod

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1851

Edition: New Edition

Seller Id: 29220

Condition: Good


Leather backstrip and corners w/marbled paper covered boards. Tips rubbed, gilt title and 5 decorative raised bands on spine. Lovely to hold. Innards tight and bright w/tasteful bookplate and partial vintage bookstore sticker on marbled, foxed endpapers and Christmas 1851 ownership sig on blank fep. 144 pg page block tight, some leaves uncut. View more info

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Bridleways Through History

By: Apsley, Lady

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Hutchinson & Co. Ltd: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45517

Condition: Good


1st edition, 2nd printing hardcover in dark green cloth covered boards with bright gilt lettering on spine, some wear to outer edge of spine, small break in the fabric. Text tight and bright 389 pages with 45 b/w sketches and 14 full page drawings by Lionel Edwards. Price clipped Dj with edge wear and few open tears is a professional reproduction that displays well in new mylar. Spine cracked in a few places from poor handling, pages firmly attached. Apsley's famous book which has been acclaimed as the most remarkable work on the history of hunting ever written by a woman. A extraordinar... View more info

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A Hunting Alphabet A B C

By: Armour, G.D.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, Country Life & Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45826

Condition: Near Fine


An attractive and very collectible A B C book of foxhunting art with twenty-six tipped-in color plates with letterpress text from Armour describing his pictures. 28 pp text and plates clean and bright, front cover paper label looks fabulous, no chips. No former owner's names, no tears or soil inside. Clean cream linen backstrip over dark green cloth boards with a hint of darkening/dust at head of spine. Book is in super scarce original dj showing even darkening on edges, 1.5" chip at head of spine, one small triangular chip at head of rear panel, micro loss at tips, still looks great ... View more info

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Schooling for Everyone Make the Most of Any Horse

By: Austin, Kate Editor A Horse & Rider Magazine Handbook

Price: $12.00

Publisher: England, D J Murphy Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16152

Condition: Fine


Crisp and unmarked 1st edition paperback, clean inside and out. A veritable FAQ on schooling horses. 63 pp. Quick-fix plans to improve your horse's flat work. Leading experts make schooling simple and enjoyable. View more info