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Hunting Scenes

By: Aldin, Cecil; with a Memoir and Descriptive Notes by "Sabretache

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44647

Condition: Fine

Fine 1st ED hard cover in professionally reproduced dust wrapper in new mylar that shows small chips at tips and head of back strip with no loss to titles. Quarter bound, cream buckram over red gilt-lettered cloth boards show negligible surface soil to the cream cloth at spine ends of this hardcover collectible, corners sharp. The text is mint. A posthumous work contains a number of unfinished sketches and rough studies for pictures which were to come. They take us behind the scenes in an artist's studio; they take us with him to the actual spots all over England, where he made his notes fo... View more info

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Head Into The Wind

By: Barnwell, Robinson

Price: $7.00

Publisher: David McKay Co, Inc.: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45732

Condition: Very Good

247 pp hardcover with publication date on foot of title page, same on copyright page. Illustrated hardcover in VG condition in original dj in new mylar shows some age toning, light soil and color loss. DJ displays well in new mylar. Toby misses his father at every turn. The way he had the work done as if it were a joke! The way he loved the land and the skies and the animals and all his days! Father knew how to let it show in little ways, too, teasing pretty mother, listening to a boy talk while all the time understanding without a word. At thirteen it seems as if the ache will never end. ... View more info

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Lexington 1978 The Story of the 3-Day Event World Championships

By: Bezugloff, Ivan I.; Keays, Candice M.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: OH, Xenophon Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28440

ISBN: 0933316003

Condition: Fine

Fine 1st edition hard cover in VG dust wrapper. Book with name/date on fep, else as new. DJ shows light surface wear from storage, one closed tear 1" on backstrip, one tiny chip at front panel lower fore edge, still displays beautifully in new mylar sleeve. Oblong 8 3/4" tall x 11 1/4" wide. 128 pp, profusely illustrated in color and b/w. The definitive work on the Lexington event. The 1978 Three-Day World Championships was a time of color, excitement, surprise and controversy. They marked a turning point for the sport in the United States, as well as the world; not only in th... View more info

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Whiteman and Bickford's Avian Disease Manual Fourth Edition

By: Charlton, B.R.; Bermudez, A.J.; Boulianne, M.; Eckroade, R.J. et al

Price: $28.00

Publisher: PA, American Association of Avian Pathologists Poultry Pathology Labratory University of Pennsylvania: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39876

ISBN: 0915538059

Condition: Near Fine

Fine condition glossy paperback with light wear at tips from storage. 262 unmarked pages. Contents 1. Viral diseases. 2. Bacterial diseases. 3. Fungal diseases. 4. Parasitic diseases. 5. Nutritional diseases. 6. Miscellanous diseases. Appendices. Glossary. Index. Within each category the diseases are listed alphabetically. The appendix contains tables each of which lists the common diseases of a single body system. The tables are presented for systems teaching and permit a rapid overview of most diseases of each system. Comprehensive, exhaustive work, much sought and hard to find. View more info

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Keeneland A Thoroughbred Legacy Celebrating 75 Years of Tradition

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $95.00

Publisher: KY, Blood-Horse Publications: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46307

ISBN: 1581503342

Condition: New

Gift quality, rare stated first edition HARDCOVER in brand new, unread, unmarked, uncreased condition with hunter green and khaki colored cloth over hard boards showing sharp tips and spine ends. 231 pp Mapped endpapers showing the grounds at Keeneland. A stunner of a book profusely illustrated with fascinating black & white, and color photos of yesteryear through the twenty-first century. A compilation work with many authors including 3 forewords by Nick Nicholson, William Greely, and James E. Bassett III. Followed by twelve chapters that speak to the Keene family legacy, The Turf Club... View more info

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Horses and Ponies Their Breeding, Feeding & Management

By: de Beaumont, Marguerite

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15898

ISBN: 0851312209

Condition: Near Fine

1st Edition near fine hard cover with bumped spine ends, dedication on fep, 144 pp text crisp and unmarked. Illustrated orange dj shows a photo of a pretty dapple grey horse in a show ring is sunned on spine but displays well in new mylar. Well iIllustrated with b/w drawings, photos and line illustrations of fat show horses under saddle and in hand. Uncommon book covers Breeding/ Founding a Stud/ Handling Foals/ Weaning/ Health in Stables/ Stable Work and Staff/ The Brood Mare/ The Stallion/ Horse Care in Winter and many more. View more info

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Horses and Horsemanship

By: Ensminger, M.E., B.S., M.A., Ph.D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: IL, The Interstate Printers and Publishers Inc: 1969

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller Id: 38939

Condition: Fine

Fine condition 4th edition hard cover in orange/green illustrated boards with sharp tips and lightly bumped spine ends. Internally tight and bright w/former owner's embossed ownership stamp on fep. VG professionally reproduced dj in new mylar displays well. Hefty book with a 2" thick spine is a comprehensive volume of 907 historical and informative pages nicely enhanced by black and white photographs and illustrations. Contents include: History and Development of the Horse industry/ Functional Anatomy of the Horse/ Selecting and Judging Horses/ Determining the Age and Height of Horses/... View more info

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Breaking and Riding

By: Fillis, James, Ecuyer en Chef to the Central Cavalry School at Leningrad; Translated by M.H. Hayes, F.R.C.V.S.; Revised with up-to-date commentaries By Major-General Geoffrey Brooke C.B., D.S.O., M.C.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Hurst and Blackett, Ltd:

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 44706

Condition: Very Good

Very good reprint hard cover in brown cloth covered boards with bright gilt titles, sharp tips and spine ends. 70 illustrations. 113th Thousand printed on center of title page indicating this is an undated wartime reprint. Endpapers lightly foxed, as are margins of pp 50-60, rest of internals are crisp and unmarked. Includes a scarce, original "New and Revised Edition", un-clipped dust jacket with the 21' net price at foot of frt flap. Wrapper shows a small chip at head of spine and closed tear at head of frt panel, now protected in new mylar and displays well. The complete work ... View more info

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Breaking and Riding

By: Fillis, James; Translated By Hayes, M.H., F.R.C.V.S.; Revised with up-to-date Commentaries by Major-General Geoffrey Brooke, C.B., D.S.O., M.C. Applicable to Modern Horsemanship.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Hurst and Blackett, Ltd:

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller Id: 46183

Condition: Near Fine

6th edition hard cover in rust cloth covered boards with gilt titles. Spine ends bumped, tips remain sharp, no names, tears or soil in the 359 pp text. Price clipped dust jacket is complete save for the clip, and proper to the volume (6th ed) and displays beautifully in new mylar. The complete work of yesteryear applicable to modern horsemanship. This volume comprises in simple and well-chosen terms, the author's experiences during sixty years' serious study and hard practical work among horses. Mr. Fillis is acknowledged throughout Europe as the greatest rider of his time. His instructio... View more info

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Wagons & Horses

By: Fitz Roy, Olivia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Collins - The Children's Book Club: 1956

Seller Id: R46394

Condition: Near Fine

Solid reprint hardcover in blue paper covered boards with black spine title. Not exlib. Book tips and spine ends bumped but not rubbed. Text is tight and crisp with age-toning at the periphery and foxing at head of 255 page block. Backstrip is lightly sunned at ends where dj was chipped, as well as head of rear board. Original, un-clipped (and unpriced) dj shows several open ships at head and foot of both frt & rear panels and both spine ends and some rubbing with small chips and color loss at both frt board tips and along frt dj flap fold. Lively color illustration on dj frt and backst... View more info

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Heads Up!

By: Gray, Patsey

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1969

Seller Id: 43531

Condition: Fair

Reading copy illustrated softcover wrapper chipped at spine ends, reinforced with clear cello tape. 156 pp text tight and age toned but not brittle. Exlib with school stamp on title page but no pocket or evidence of ever having had one. Not pretty but all there and not falling apart. Peggy, an orphan girl, pays for her keep by showing the difficult Appaloosa jumper, Chief, on the California fair circuit for the horse's owner, Mr. Mac. Peggy doesn't mind the hard work, but is underfed and often lonely until she meets the Tuckers, a family of trick riders. When Peggy loses her job (and Chie... View more info

The Horse Trap

By: Gray, Patsey

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, Coward-McCann, Inc.: 1962

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 38901

Condition: Good +

Green heavy buckram library rebind w/illustrated frt cover matching art on VG unclipped dj in new mylar. 160 p. Some moderate wear at tips and finger soil in text, pocket pulled but all pages present, no page tears. DJ is a professional reproduction that displays very well w/out library call tags on backstrip. Deb's parents are in Honolulu and have left her in charge of the farm including a pregnant mare w/an injured hock. When Deb leads the mare down into a canyon where there is fresh water, thinking it would sooth the horses injury, she forgets why her father said the canyon was called The ... View more info

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Little Table, Get Set

By: Grimm, Brothers; Translate By Fabrio Coen

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 38188

ISBN: 0394843819

Condition: Very Good +

White glossy pictorial hardcover has a lightly bumped upper tip and a few tiny dings near upper edge otherwise shows very well. Illustrated end papers begin the 21 tight pages with crisp text and no tears but does have previous owner name on back of FEP. Three brothers leave home to learn a trade and later return to share the magic rewards of their hard work. View more info

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Understanding Fitness and Training

By: Hamer, David

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock: 1993

Seller Id: 17171

ISBN: 0706371240

Condition: Very Good

Very good glossy hard cover with lighly bumped tips. Fep and title page neatly excised, remainder of 96 pp text as new. David Hamer explains how to get the best performance from your horse via feeding, nutrition, early training and a general conditioning program. For each of the disciplines of dressage, show jumping, eventing and hunting, the author outlines the work and fitness program required to ensure that you and your horse are ready for Novice level competitions. View more info

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Timothy and the Fairy Firefly TWICE SIGNED

By: Harris, Joan

Price: $48.00

Publisher: VA, Louisa Publishing: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author & Illustrator

Seller Id: 44795

Condition: Near Fine

Card cover paperback inscribed TO MAX on inside rear cover by both author & illustrator. Near fine copy with very light surface soil, micro rub at head of stapled spine. 16 pp with b/w full page and smaller line illustrations. The tale of Timothy the frog who was the runt of the frog pond, he couldn't sing, was a bad shot when catching flies with his tongue, and missed the lilly pads when jumping around the pond. Timothy has a crush on Lilly, the king frog's daughter but thinks she'll never want to be with him because he is so small, a poor singer, etc. One night a fairy firefly shows up and ... View more info

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Little Engine Number 18 (A Mostly True Story)

By: Harris, Nancy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: CO, Mountain Automation Corp: 1992

Seller Id: 46020

ISBN: 0936206365

Condition: Near Fine

First printing paperback with light color loss along stapled spine, negligible surface wear on covers and tips fairly sharp, 14 pp text tight and bright. Tidy gift dedication on inside cover. Landscape format book measures approx 5 1/4" tall x 8 1/5" wide. Cute tale of a number of steam trains (all sisters) who used to work hard every day pulling iron ore twenty miles to the docks on the Great Lake. One day the railroad began to use Diesel Engines so the little steamers were left on a sidetrack where they began to rust away. They sat there for 29 years until one day a group of men... View more info

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One Night at a Time

By: Hill, Susan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1984

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 14639

ISBN: 024111229X

Condition: Fine

Lovely copy in glossy boards with sharp tips and spine ends, internally crisp and unmarked. 32 pp. A young boy and his mother work very hard at helping him overcome his bad dreams one night at a time. View more info

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Improving Your Riding

By: Holyoake, Janet

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 10878

Condition: Very Good

Bumped and shelf worn extremities with 1/2 inch chip at foot of spine. Innards tight and bright but fep neatly removed. Professionally reproduced dust jacket has a 1 inch rub through at backstrip with 1/2" chip at head of spine, 1/4" chip at foot and bit of loss in center near (but not deleting) authors' name. 100 pp. 30 plates and 7 line drawings. A classic work to help polish novice riders into greater confidence and competence. Includes: Intro/ Peace of Mind/ Mounting Lightly/ Sitting in Better Position/ Practising a Better Position Mounted/ Re-making a Hard Mouth/ Work at the W... View more info

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The Perfect Pony Owner

By: Hope, Lieut.-Colonel C.E.G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Museum Press Ltd: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17658

ISBN: 0273401653

Condition: Very Good

VG 1st edition hard cover in rust colored boards bumped and lightly rubbed at foot of spine, 128 pp text as new. Must read volume for the new or pending pony-owner. Chapters include: Before You Actually Become an Owner / What You are Going to Own / Preparation and Purchase / Stable Management / Feeding Exercise, Work and Sports / Health and Sickness Problem Ponies and Horses / Schooling and Suppling / Reading list/ Auctioneers for Sales of Horses and Ponies. View more info

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The Old Farm A Tell Me Grandpa Tale

By: Kenny, Edward

Price: $17.00

Publisher: The Tell Me Grandpa Press: 1988

Seller Id: 45753

ISBN: 092904102X

Condition: Fine

Uncreased, unread stapled paperback in fine shape. No names, tears or soil. 32 pp text mint. This Tell Me Grandpa tale and those that follow are dedicated to children everywhere. One delight grandchildren have is to sit on their grandfather's knee and listen as he tells the wonderful adventures he had growing up. In our "Grandpa" stories we hope to extend those magical moments into golden memories for all children. Here grandpa answers his grandchild's question of: What was it like to live on an old farm? View more info