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Scarlet to MFH

By: Aldin, Cecil

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39056

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth boards soiled and rubbed at tips, text tight and bright w/few light fingerprints, soil marks on endpapers, and occasional tiny marks in text. No names or tears. Unclipped dj in new mylar is professionally reproduced and shows a fabulous huntsman on his galloping horse with hounds in full cry. There is a paper pull resulting in loss on the rear panel, small rubs and loss at tips, light overall soil on tan background but displays well. This is the follow up book to Ratcatcher to Scarlet, taking the reader further into the roles, rules and responsibilities of the M.F.H. 151 pp. with 29 ... View more info

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I Want to be a Cowboy Sesame Street

By: Alexander, Liza

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Western Publishing: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 25782

ISBN: 0307131173

Condition: Very Good


1st edition glossy paperback with some independant little munchkin has written a barely visible (girl) behind the word cowboy on the front cover, not a black pen mark, just a whitish indentation. Else as new. Describes in words and pictures the duties of a cowboy. Picture on cover shows Elmo riding a buckskin horse. Geared for small children. 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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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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The Horse of Hurricane Hill

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Leicester, England, Brockhampton Press Ltd.: 1959

Seller Id: 47001

Condition: Very Good


Second UK printing hardcover in medium green paper covered boards with bright white titles. First ever was published by Macmillan USA in 1956. First UK was published in 1958, this is the second UK printing of one year later, 1959. Book is slightly cocked and boards somewhat sprung but it is not noticeable unless the jacket is off and it is put flat on a table. There is no evidence of moisture anywhere and no musty smells. It is not a former library copy, there are no names, tears or soil in the tight, bright, crisp 107 pp text. Unclipped professionally reproduced dj from the Macmillan U... 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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Powder The Story of a Colt, A Duchess and the Circus

By: Averill, Esther and Lila Stanley

Price: $85.00

Publisher: NY, Random House, Inc.: 1937

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller Id: 46973

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first printing of the second edition 1937. Straight, sharp hardcover in well illustrated green background paper covered boards with yellow cloth backstrip. Frt board shows Powder the colt, an owl, a dog, a circus tent and a circus wagon. The rear red background panel shows Powder dressed up in his circus outfit with tassels, feathers and plumes with his hoof on a play ball, one single cavaletto in fore-front and nearby, a hula hoop ring and a cone. Book fitted into a clear polyester removable wrapper. There are no names, tears or soil in the crisp, profusely illustrated 32 pp... View more info

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National Velvet

By: Bagnold, Enid

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow & Company, Inc: 1963

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller Id: 38281

Condition: Near Fine


Nice hardcover in rust faux leather boards with sharp tips and bumped spine ends. 288 untrimmed pages. No names, tears or soil, hinges fine. Charming illustrated color art on professionally reproduced unclipped dj matches color frontis by Walter Seton, text line illustrations by Earle B. Winslow. Dj shows Velvet sailing over a stone wall in the country on the big piebald horse while a trainer looks on in the distance. Small chip and water mark at head of backstrip, moderate surface & handling soil to dj white background but still displays very well on the shelf. View more info

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National Velvet

By: Bagnold, Enid

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 1972

Edition: 19th Printing

Seller Id: MK46664

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality hardcover illustrated by Paul Brown shows light color loss at sharp tips and spine ends. Hint of soil on foot of page block and solid light blue rear cover. 306 pg text tight and bright. No names, tears or soil inside and no dj as published. Illustrated by one of the finest American equine artists of all time: Paul Brown. National Velvet is the story of a 14-year-old girl named Velvet Brown, who trains and rides her horse, named The Piebald, to victory in the Grand National steeplechase. The novel focuses on the ability of ordinary people, particularly women, to accomplish ... 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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Homesteaders' Horses

By: Barnett, Grace & Olive

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Oxford University Press: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44698

Condition: Near Fine


First US edition in orange cloth boards with sharp tips and bumped foot of spine Black spine title quite legible. Blk silhouette on cover of two children riding double on one horse. Not exlib. Colorful unclipped dust wrapper is a professional reproduction that shows small chip at upper tips but displays well with wrap around art. New mylar dust wrapper sleeve has been placed. 141 pp text crisp and unmarked. Very uncommon tale of two early settler's children and their adventures, one of which is capturing two horses that took off the day they stopped to stake their claim. View more info

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Polo

By: Barrantes, Susan; Foreword By H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, Intro By Juan Carlos Harriot

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Argentina, Ediciones Lariviere: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46938

ISBN: 9879528085

Condition: Fine


Gift quality, true first edition hardcover in red cloth boards with gold titles, sharp tips and spine ends. Book appears unread, no writing, tears or soil on the glossy 208 pp text. The unclipped Only one light crease on the gold colored, blank front endpaper is the only mark identifying this book as being opened before. Unclipped (and unpriced) dj in new mylar has one micro and two small areas on the foot of the rear panel that shows 2 small chips of the outer color layer only (see image) and one micro one near the foot of the rear gutter. Profusely illustrated landscape format coffee ta... View more info

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Practical Jumping

By: Barrett, Major J.L.M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Country Life LTD.: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43423

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth hardcover with brown cloth spine. Corners bumped, boards sunned on periphery otherwise a clean, tight, unmarked first edition hardcover . 164 pp of jumping expertise conveyed with lovely pencil art by Charles Simpson. Chapters include: On the seat, over fences/ The first few fences/ Some jump practice/ Hunting fences/ Experience/ Buying Horses/ More on buying horses/ A Point-to-Point/ Show-Jumping/ Dublin Horse Show/ The Muckborough Horse Show/ Legs/ Hands/ Resistances and Evasions/ Various Remarks by Bellamy. View more info

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Sukey, You Shall Be My Wife and Other Stories

By: Barrows, Marjorie

Price: $9.00

Publisher: WI, Samuel Lowe Co.: 1944

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 31477

Condition: Very Good


Lovely copy with color loss at rubbed spine ends and sharp tips. 30 pp text crisp and unmarked. DJ in new mylar shows some small closed tears and rubbing at tips but still displays well. Yes, Sukey marries him, but not because he has a pig, nor a dun cow, nor even a horse and cart, but because he finally says he loves her. Includes the story of Sukey, as well as other Mother Goose characters: Old King Cole, Tom, Tom the Piper's Son, Jack Sprat, The Farmer in the Dell. 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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Horses and Heather

By: Baxter, Gillian

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & CO. LTD.: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46577

ISBN: 0723203938

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality 1st edition hardcover in rust paper covered boards with red spine and frt board titles shows lightly bumped (not rubbed) tips & spine ends. Price-clipped, original 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 jacket has wrap around art and show a hint of darkening in the sky area at top 1/3 of panels, and color loss at dj flap folds, a hint of rubbing at tips but still displays beautifully in ... View more info

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SO HI and the White Horse of FU

By: Beaton-Jones, Cynon

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, James Barrie: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46930

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality first, 1st edition hardcover in baby blue textured paper covered boards with bright gilt title on spine in a cool Oriental style font. Head of spine and uppermost edges of boards a bit sunned from chips in dj (View image or please ask for it if not shown). Tips still fairly sharp, foot of spine lightly bumped. Bit of age-toning on blank endpapers where dj panels weren't touching. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil within the 105 pp text. Unclipped, original, color illustrated dust jacket has several chips: 1" x 1/2" chip at head of darkened backstrip, 1 1/4" x 5/8... View more info