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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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Horses In The Glen

By: Baxter, Gillian

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers Limited: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46576

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in blue paper covered boards with gold spine title shows sharp tips and bumped (not rubbed) spine ends. Unclipped dj in mylar shows no chips, just some light rubbing at head of spine and head of rear panel, along with some light surface soil on white background rear panel that lists other titles by this author. Original, full color illustrated spine and front panel have wrap around art and show a hint of darkening in the sky area at top 1/3 of frt panel, but still displays beautifully in new mylar. Book is not an exlib. 192 pp text is crisp and unmarked save for ligh... View more info

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The Compendium of Sport Horse Bloodlines

By: Birdsall, P.H., D.V.M.

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Canada, Privately Published: 1987

Seller Id: 46880

Condition: Near Fine


Rare, gift quality three-ring binder has brown faux leather covered heavy boards that securely hold 534 crisp, clean pages and has title/author in gilt on frt cover and back strip of binder. No names, soil within or out, no splits on the binder anywhere. Looks like new. Some page holes have adhesive reinforcements over them, but it is a super tidy volume. Includes an exhaustive 534 pages of research particulars on the bloodlines on all types of sport horse or warmblood breeds. The general index section is 208 pp. following that are Sires of Major Winners 13 pp, Followed by 17 pages of s... View more info

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What Horse For The Cavalry?

By: Borden, Spencer

Price: $175.00

Publisher: MA, J. H. Franklin Co.: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43980

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing 1912. Green cloth boards with spotting on upper board tip and color loss at fairly sharp tips and bumped spine ends. No title on backstrip. Frt board has a complete b/w photo framed in gilt of an arab looking horse complete with fancy arab decorative bridle, tassels and long shanked dbl bridle. Bright gilt title on frt board, tidy name and sticker pull abrasion on tip of age toned fep. Tissue guarded glossy frontis shows light foxing as does title page which also has a smaller b/w photo of a man mounted on an Arabian type horse, and is imprinted with "Many i... 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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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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Horse Discover the World of Horse and Pony in Close-Up - Their Behavior and Important Role in History

By: Clutton-Brock, Juliet

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Dorling Kindersley: 1992

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller Id: 46820

ISBN: 0789457733

Condition: Fine


Gift quality glossy, uncreased paperback without names, tears or soil inside or out. Pictorial paper covers are loaded with color photos and drawings. Vividly patterned endpapers display many other DK, Eyewitness Books available besides this equestrian title. It is a truly lovely book chock-a-block full of color photos and info on all aspects of horse care; breeds; wild horses; horse & carriages; ancient horse lore and much more! View more info

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Horsemen of the World

By: Coggins, Jack

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co.: 1963

Edition: First Thus

Seller Id: 12403

Condition: Good +


1st edition exlib hardcover in blue cloth boards with light wear at tips. DJ shows wear at spine ends but displays wel in new mylarl. All pages and pocket present. 60 pp. Well illustrated in pencil by the author. For up to age 14. Here in a stirring parade, are horsemen of the world: American Indian/ Argentinean Gaucho/ Canadian Mountie/ Ethiopian Chief/ Japanese Samurai/ Jockey/ Mexican Vaquero/ Russian Cossack, Viennese Horsemen of the Spanish Riding School. View more info

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Cavalcade of American Horses

By: Crowell, Pers

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Garden City Books: 1951

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 34645

Condition: Very Good +


Green cloth boards look fab despite lightly bumped spine ends and very lightly bumped tips. DJ shows small chips at extremities and light watermarks on white background flaps but displays well in new mylar jacket. 311 pp without names or tears. Faint watermark on foot of page block does not detract. Rare, early Garden City Second Printing. A treasure trove of information about every recognized breed of light horse popular in America today. Pers begins with the story of prehistoric men and horses, traces the history of horses in the great civilizations of the past and in the more recent culture... View more info

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My Quest Of The Arabian Horse

By: Davenport, Homer

Price: $28.00

Publisher: CO, Best Publishing Company:

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 44651

Condition: Good


Early hard cover reprint edition of this classic book. Water damage (lifting) on rear panel of original brown cloth. Tips sharp, spine ends bumped (not rubbed). Nice pictorial illustration on the cover by Karen Leitzmanl depicting an Arab man in classic dress on horseback. Gift dedication on frt pastedn dated 1967. Photo frontispiece and illustrations throughout. Rippled rear pages but none stuck, no damage to text, soil to outer edge of page block on last 1/3 of book. Solid working copy. 276 pp. View more info

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The Wonder Book of Horses

By: Dell, Catherine

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, Grisewood and Dempsey Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 10375

ISBN: 9997779568

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition glossy hardcover 38 pg info book with LOTS of color photos. Pictorial endpps, Light surface scratches on glossy boards, corners pointed, text as new. Includes: About Horses: Ancestors, Horse Talk, The Specialists, Living Wild. Horses for Sport: Racing, Jumping and Eventing, A Sporting Life. Work Horses: Going Places, War Horses, In the City, In the Country, The Entertainers. A Horse of Your Own: Learning to Ride, Looking After a Horse, Tack, Index. View more info

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The Quarter Running Horse

By: Denhardt, Robert Moorman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press, Red River Books Division: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46714

ISBN: 0806135689

Condition: Very Good


First published 1979 by Univ of OK Press. This is stated the second printing of the first Red River Books division 2003. Published with 62 b/w photographs and line drawings. Matte color photo-illustrated softcover displays beautifully. Tips and spine ends sharp, no names, tears or soil within the 302 pp text. Equine specialist Robert Moorman Denhardt presents the story of the origins and evolution by b reeding of America's horse: the Quarter Running Horse. A thorough account that begins in 1607 with the earliest colonial importations of horses and continuing to the Quarter Horse's cros... View more info

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Wild Horse Country Amazing Animal Adventures

By: Diaz, Katacha

Price: $5.00

Publisher: CT, SoundPrints: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42947

ISBN: 1592491391

Condition: Very Good


Glossy paperback with french flaps, 36 pp colorfully illust text as new. A small brown foal is born into a band of wild horses. As each month passes, the foal grows bigger and stronger. View more info

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Riding School An Illustrated Course in All Aspects of Horsemanship

By: Dunning, Pam & Lionel

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, MacDonald Queen Anne Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19710

ISBN: 0356158241

Condition: Very Good


Very good glossy 1st edition paperback shows light surface wear and creases. 192 pp text as new. Profusely illustrated with color and b/w photos. Chapters: Getting Started / The First Lessons / Out for a Ride / Learning to Jump (includes grid and gymnastic work) / Advanced Riding and Schooling / Preparing for Competition / Competition Show-Jumping View more info

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Riding School An Illustrated Course in All Aspects of Horsemanship

By: Dunning, Pam & Lionel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, MacDonald Queen Anne Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17691

ISBN: 0356158241

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine, glossy 1st edition paperback shows light surface wear, 192 pp text as new. Profusely illustrated with color and b/w photos. Chapters: Getting Started / The First Lessons / Out for a Ride / Learning to Jump (includes grid and gymnastic work) / Advanced Riding and Schooling / Preparing for Competition / Competition Show-Jumping View more info

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A Discovery Guide Horses and Ponies

By: Eccles, Lesley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Salamander Books Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14020

ISBN: 0861014936

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition in glossy hardcover boards showing one speck of color loss at frt fore-edge of rear board. Informative, well illustrated 64 pp text. Contents: Part One: Intro to Horses and Ponies/ Evolution of the Horse/ Behavior and Communication/ Famous Horses/ Riding/ Riding Holidays/ Horse Care/ Working Horses/ Horses in Sport. Part Two: Popular Breeds of Horses and Ponies/ Points, Colours and Markings/ The Arab/ The TB/ American Breeds/ British Breeds/ European Breeds, Other Popular Breeds/ Index. View more info

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Encyclopedia of the Horse

By: Edwards, Elwyn Hartley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Crescent: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29164

ISBN: 0517224038

Condition: Fine


1st Crescent edition, fine HB/DJ showing very light wear on boards, colorful dj displays beautifully with no chips. Tight bright copy, huge volume, 256 pages including index and acknowledgments. "A magnificent new comprehensive encyclopedia for all horse enthusiasts. With a foreword by Alexander Mackay-Smith, International Editor, The Chronicle of the Horse". A comprehensive survey of the exciting world of the ridden horse, is the complete book for the horse enthusiast. Specially designed for easy reference, it is an authoritative guide to all aspects of riding. Included are sections... View more info

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Encyclopedia of the Horse

By: Edwards, Elwyn Hartley

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Octopus: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29163

ISBN: 0706406060

Condition: Fine


First Octopus edition with light shelf wear on boards, colorful, price clipped dj shows one tiny chip at head of frt panel and very light wear at tips and head of spine. Tight bright copy, huge volume, oversized post required. 256 pages including index and acknowledgments. "A magnificent new comprehensive encyclopedia for all horse enthusiasts. With a foreword by Alexander Mackay-Smith, International Editor, The Chronicle of the Horse". A comprehensive survey of the exciting world of the ridden horse, is the complete book for the horse enthusiast. Specially designed for easy reference,... View more info

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Encyclopedia of the Horse

By: Edwards, Elwyn Hartley; Foreword by Alexander Mackay-Smith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: England, Peerage Books: 1992

Edition: First Dell Printing

Seller Id: 30957

ISBN: 1850520399

Condition: Near Fine


NF hardcover in near fine dj. 1st Dell Peerage printing. Negligible wear on boards, colorful dj displays beautifully in new mylar despite one 1/2 inch closed tear at lower fore-edge of frt panel. but no chips. Tight bright copy, huge volume, 256 pages including index and acknowledgments. "A magnificent new comprehensive encyclopedia for all horse enthusiasts. With a foreword by Alexander Mackay Smith, International Editor, The Chronicle of the Horse". A comprehensive survey of the exciting world of the ridden horse, is the complete book for the horse enthusiast. Specially designed fo... View more info

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The Complete Horse Book

By: Edwards, Elwyn Hartley; Geddes, Candida

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock: 1991

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller Id: 16040

ISBN: 0706370546

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st paperback edition with light rubs to cover corners, 334 pp text tight, bright and unmarked. An authoritative survey of all aspects of both horses, and horsemanship, combining a wealth of practical and technical guidance with a wide variety of historical and general background information. Topics covered include horse breeds throughout the world, managing, training and riding horses, and horse sports and competitions. View more info