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Image for Into Polo  A True Life Story

Into Polo A True Life Story

By: Beal, Carlton

Price: $200.00

Publisher: TX, Privately Printed: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46905

ISBN: 0962978019

Condition: Near Fine


First edition hardcover in blue cloth covered boards with color photo frontis and bright gilt titles. One tiny triangle of color loss at head of frt board 1/4" x 1/4" . 379 pp. DJ in mylar is a professional reproduction that shows light color loss at extremities from storage. Not price clipped. No names but does have date and "Picked up at Polo Hall of Fame" on fep. During the 1920s, there was polo in the San Francisco area and Carlton Beal's father, having been raised on a ranch, joined the San Mateo Polo Club. He played with such notables as Willie Tevis, Eric Pedley, L... View more info

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Stud Adventures In Breeding

By: Conley, Kevin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Bloomsbury Books: 2003

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 30089

ISBN: 1582343322

Condition: Near Fine


Few light surface dents on upper cover corner, spot of white-out on inside rear cover, else as new. 209 pgs. Synopsis: Sex. Money. Horses. Every year, on Valentine's Day, the great Thoroughbred farms open their breeding sheds and begin their primary business. For the next one hundred and fifty days, the cries of stallions and the vigorous encouragement of their handlers echo through breeding country, from the gentle hills of Kentucky to the rich valleys of California. Stud takes us into this strange and seductive world of horse breeding. We meet the world's leading sire, Storm Cat, the Triple ... View more info

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The Corps Roots the Loudest" A History of VMI Athletics

By: Davis, Thomas W.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: VA, University Press of Virginia: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33690

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover and dj are in fine condition save for bit of surface soil on lower edge of page block and vertical crease on frt dj flap. Unclipped dj now in new mylar and displays beautifully. This is a gift quality book without names or tears. 335 pp over sized landscape format 8vo. This book examines the history of athletics at the Virginia Military Institute from its founding in 1839 to the present. Loaded with b/w photos. Too large for the flat rate envelope. View more info

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Native Dancer The Grey Ghost Hero of a Golden Age

By: Eisenberg, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Warner Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33059

ISBN: 0446530700

Condition: Near Fine


Two first edition hardcovers available. One is inscription and former owner names/markings free but has a one inch long x indentation on frt board and two micro soil dots on frt board, the other one with former owner's ink-less embossed medallion imprint on blank end papers. I'll sell the first described book to the first buyer if they want only one copy. Once that is sold, this description will reflect the condition of the ink-less embossed seal. 288 page text as new. Reproduction dj looks fab in new mylar. In the early 1950s, a rising star flickered across millions of black-and-white T... View more info

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Six Chukkers of Love

By: Hetherington, Wm. Clark

Price: $26.00

Publisher: IN, Author House: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46922

ISBN: 1420828932

Condition: As New


Brand new, gift quality first edition crisp unmarked hardcover in navy cloth covered boards with bright gilt spine title. Head of spine lightly bumped, foot and four tips sharp. 126 pp illust with b/w photos. Unclipped photo-illustrated glossy dust wrapper in new mylar displays beautifully. Six Chukkers of Love is more than Clark Hetherington's autobiography. It is a first-hand account of the history of polo in the United States post World War II. Clark knew all of the movers and shakers, great players and sundry characters that were responsible for polos growth and development. His book i... View more info

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National Aviation Hall of Fame Enshrinee Album "The First Twenty-One Years

By: Jacobs, James W.; Chairman Emeritus National Aviation Hall of Fame

Price: $15.00

Publisher: OH, National Aviation Hall of Fame: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46167

Condition: Very Good +


First edition hardcover in illustrated glossy paper covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Light color loss along board feet. 230 pp. text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows color loss at tips, one 1/2" closed tear at head of frt panel. Displays very well. A record of the inductees to the National Aviation Hall of Fame. Includes many full page b/w portraits. View more info

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The Polo Encyclopedia

By: Laffaye, Horace A.; Foreword by Stephen A. Orthwein

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NC, McFarland & Company, Inc.: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46971

ISBN: 0786417242

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing softcover in colorfully illustrated card covers with clear cello tape diagonally over the 4 cover tips. This is a barely used former library book without any call numbers or writing on the spine of the book or covers. Two whited out library names on front endpapers and one on inside rear cover. Plus there is one library stamp with a small marker X over it, (not whited out), on the head only, of the page block. Fore-edge and foot of page block unmarked. Faint sticker pull on head of half title page from removed (empty) library borrowing date stamps. 413 pp text ... View more info

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Snowman

By: Montgomery, Rutherford

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46182

Condition: Near Fine


First edition (so stated) hardcover in mauve cloth covered boards shows bumped and lightly brushed spine ends, tips remain fairly sharp with color loss. The book is not an exlib. 131 pp text is crisp and unmarked but has some foxing on endpprs. Book is in a complete, unclipped original turquoise background dust wrapper with a photograph of Harry de Leyer & Snowman taking a sizable oxer at a show. DJ has color loss and short creases at tips and spine ends. Displays well in new mylar and has kept this book in fine form. Frontispiece and b/w photographs. Biography of the grey Pennsylvani... View more info

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Snowman

By: Montgomery, Rutherford

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46400

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality 1st edition (so stated) hardcover in tan cloth covered boards showing bumped (not rubbed) spine ends, light color loss at lightly bumped tips and on rear board periphery. Not exlib. 131 pp text is crisp and unmarked, no names, tears or soil but there is some foxing on frt and rear endpps. Un-clipped deep orange background photo illustrated dust wrapper with two short closed tears at head of frt and rear panel, color loss at spine ends and a shallow crease along upper edge of frt cover. DJ is a professional reproduction that is now in new mylar, displays well and has kept this ... View more info

Image for The Mastery of Munnings: Sir Alfred J. Munnings 1878-1959   An Exhibition at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame  Saratoga Springs, New York  July 8 - September 4, 2000.

The Mastery of Munnings: Sir Alfred J. Munnings 1878-1959 An Exhibition at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame Saratoga Springs, New York July 8 - September 4, 2000.

By: Peralta-Ramos, Lorian; Edited By Horne, Field

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46470

ISBN: 0962258377

Condition: Fine


0962258377 is the only ISBN listed but this stunning brand new book is a paperback. It is the 76 pp exhibition book of a show held at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame - Saratoga Springs, New York July 8 - September 4, 2000. Profusely illustrated in color with descriptions of the paintings including provenance, when and where each painting was exhibited, and which of Munnings' book or books it may have been published in. Includes: Foreword by Field Horne/ Sir Alfred J. Munnings: The Master by Stella A. Walker/ Biography of Sir Alfred J. Munnings by Lorian Peralta-Ramos/ The Pa... View more info

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Clancy The Clown's Guide How Do We Get To Smileville? Signed

By: Roberts, Janis Luke

Price: $125.00

Publisher: GA, Smileville: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 27551

ISBN: 0964636808

Condition: As New


Signed limited numbered edition. As new glossy uncreased paperback numbered #3228 of a limited edition. Signed on inside frt cover, Mayor Clancey the Clown, no owner's name in space provided. More than collectible, pristine copy. How do we get to Smileville? At last, the secret is out! Clancey, an award-winning professional clown invites you to share in this happy adventure. Janis Luke Roberts, a.k.a. Clancey The Clown, has entertained young and old alike from the saddest of living conditions all the way to The White House. A member of the World Clown Association, The Clowns of America Interna... View more info

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Washington International Horse Show Program October 24-31, 1999

By: Washington International Horse Show Committee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MD, HBP, Inc.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44109

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine huge paperback catalog of 288 pp. Magnificent collectible copy with negligible wear at tips from storage. Lovely original color cover art by Jane W. Gaston. View more info

Image for Brigitte and Ferdinand A Love Story By Bernadette Watts

Brigitte and Ferdinand A Love Story By Bernadette Watts

By: Watts, Bernadette

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NJ, Prentice Hall Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 7551

ISBN: 0130819190

Condition: Near Fine


Not exlib. Brn hardcover boards are barely brushed, light color loss at tips, text tight and bright, no names, tears or soil. Stated First American Edition. Previously published 1975 by Abelard-Schuman, Ltd as The Little Flute Player. 29 pp. The love of a penniless musician and a poor seamstress survives the trials of fame and fortune. View more info