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Hushed Up Turf Stories Founded on Fact

By: A. D. L. "The Scout" of the "Daily Express

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Raggett & Co.:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46928

Condition: Very Good


Exceedingly rare offering, perfect gift for the racing fan who thinks they "have it all". The most remarkable series of true tales of the turf ever published. Every one of these stories is founded on fact. No date of publication listed, circa 1930's? No names, not exlib, no tears. Yellow cloth covered boards with black line illustration on frt board of a trainer talking to a jockey, while a woman holding a 'brolly' looks on. Cloth is grubby, surface woiled but not frayed. Moderate foxing on title page, endpapers, pastedowns plus few pages next to them. Bulk of 116 page text is ... View more info

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A Pony Trekking Adventure Pony in My Pocket

By: Allan, Susan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, Buzz Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14052

ISBN: 1855915499

Condition: Fine


1st edition. Fine condition glossy hardcover with cute pink horseshoe end papers. 32 pp. One rainy afternoon the ponies decide that they need a day out trekking in the countryside to cheer themselves up. They have a wonderful time, especially Bonnie, who finds herself alone in the magical Apple Wood. 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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Blaze and The Lost Quarry

By: Anderson C.W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: R46890

ISBN: 068971775X

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing of the first edition hardcover in illustrated heavy library buckram covered boards with same art as the dj cover. Boards and endpapers have partial tape marks, corners bumped but not rubbed. Card pocket and all pages present. One library stamp on title page, rest of text is clear same for some light marginal handling soil. 47 pp. Price clipped original jacket is complete and without call tags on backstrip but is now 1/8 short for the book due to the added buckram, still displays well in new mylar. Billy and Blaze discover the path to an old quarry where they discover and re... View more info

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Blaze and the Indian Cave

By: Anderson C.W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1964

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller Id: R46891

Condition: Good


Illustrated hardcover in paper covered boards with bumped ends and tips. Not exlib. Solid working copy without coloring or page tears. Bit of white out on frt pastedown, handling soil on many of the 48 pages. Billy is now out west and riding in a western saddle. An old Indian helps Billy catch the outlaw who steals Blaze away from him when he was asleep in a cave one night. 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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Horse Sense and Humor in Kentucky SIGNED

By: Asbury, Eslie Signed by Author

Price: $15.00

Publisher: KY, The Thoroughbred Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 25085

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition in fair jacket with SIGNED bookplate on front end paper: Best wishes, Eslie Asbury 10/16/81. Black hardcover slick boards with green cloth back strip is in excellent condition. Unclipped dust jacket has color loss and open chip at foot of rear panel taking some of the text on back dj with it. Displays well in mylar from the front and on the shelf. This is a collection of humorous stories and personal experiences. Dr. Asbury trained at the Mayo Clinic and worked in Kentucky as a country doctor. 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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A Pony In The Family

By: Berrisford, Judith M.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: IL, Reilly & Lee Co.: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41484

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely 1st edition hardcover in rust cloth boards showing light color loss but no major rubs. No names, tears or soil. 124 pp. Price clipped dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that has a sunned spine but still displays beautifully. Jane and Penny Brooke were thrilled with their father bought them, on a trial bases, a pony called Freckles. The important condition Mr. Brooke insisted upon was that the girls had to prove they knew how to care for it. For all their enthusiasm, Jane and Penny had to learn the hard way, especially since Freckles seemed to have a knack for getting into tr... View more info

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Jackie and the Phantom Ponies 6

By: Berrisford, Judith M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: England, Knight Books: 1992

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 46726

ISBN: 0340575476

Condition: Very Good


Nice photo illustrated paperback in card covers showing light surface wear and a little sunning on glossy pictorial cover. 122 pp text slightly yellowed but not brittle, looks like new save for a hint of sunning on rear cover near backstrip. When Babs and Jackie arrive to spend their holidays on David Browning's stud farm in the Lake District, they already have a mystery on their hands: Three ponies and a man have vanished without trace on the mountainside. Is this incident connected with the disappearance of David's brood mare and valuable stallion? Babs and Jackie believe something sinis... View more info

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Hello Irina

By: Blech, Dietlind

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46821

ISBN: 0030842522

Condition: Fine


Gift quality, crisp, unmarked, oversized 1st Edition hardcover in sturdy library binding measuring 11" x 11.5". Tight, bright book without names, tears or soil inside or out. Faint color loss to tips of white background boards so green grass on foot of frt board has a pinch of board showing through. Adapted from the German text by Yaak Karsunke. Intrigued by tales about the "land of wild white horses," (Lipizzaner), a bay Russian horse decides to travel to France to see them for herself.. View more info

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Legends Volume 4. Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares

By: Boardman; Mike, Ciarloni, Diane; Gold, Alan; Goodhue, Jim; Harrison, Sally; et al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CO, Western Horseman Inc: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43367

ISBN: 091164749X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition paperback. 215 pp text is crisp and unmarked, Cover has negligible color loss at tips from storage. Legends 4 carries on the tradition of its predecessors, profiling great horses who have significantly influenced the Quarter Horse breed. Four mares and 13 stallions comprise this volume, which includes both tales that predate the 1940 formation of the American Quarter Horse Association, and contemporary stories whose ultimate conclusions may not be known for years to come. Each chapter is devoted to a specific stallion or mare, and includes a four-generation pedigree, a summar... View more info

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Ride for the High Points The Real Story of Will James

By: Bramlett, Jim

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Mountain Press Publishing Company: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: MK46620

ISBN: 0878422889

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality volume in slick b&w illustrated paper covers showing super light roll at tips with the lightest of color loss from storage, book appears unread. No names, tears or soil in the 242 pp text. A well written biography of everybody's favorite cowboy: Will James. View more info

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Piper's Pony The Story of Patchwork

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44312

Condition: Very Good


True 1st Ed with Scribner's letter A on copyright page. Illust green background boards with green cloth spine. Rubbing and age-toning at extremities, text clean, no marks, coloring, dog eared pages. Not exlib. Hinges tight, 6 closed lower page edge tears measuring 1/2 in to 1in. No loss, not taped. Book now in clear mylar wrap and displays well. Landscape format book is 8 3/4 in tall by 11 1/4 in long by about one inch thick. Unpaginated text. 78 pp. Born to a coal mining pony and sold at a horse fair when he was a weanling to some gypsies. Over the years Patchwork was sold or traded ... View more info

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Sparkie and Puff Ball

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1956

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 38253

Condition: Good


Solid 3rd printing exlib hardcover in pictorial rust cloth boards, Innards tight and bright w/occasional fingerprint and two small closed page tears from turning. Pocket neatly removed but all pages present. DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction that displays beautifully. Paul Brown's first large picture book illustrated in four colors. Young Sparkie Parker lived on a farm but dreamed of ranches, Indians and cowboys. When he had the chance to go to a real western ranch, he met Puff Ball, a pony with personality and a mind of his own. Sparkie learned a good deal about riding and abo... View more info

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Daffy Taffy

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38384

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover in illustrated rust cloth has lightly rubbed tips with boards just beginning to show, head & foot of spine are lightly frayed with color loss and spine is slightly crinkled. Unpaginated crisp text with no tears, tidy name at head of frt pastdn. Unclipped dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction with triangular loss at spine edge of frt panel and 3 in of foot of dj backstrip missing. Red boards are not as splotchy as they appear in the image, red does not compress well. Title and author unaffected. Taffy is a funny little Welsh pony, who tries to be like all the o... View more info

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Filly Tales Berry Big Mystery

By: Bryant, Megan E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37222

ISBN: 0448436787

Condition: Near Fine


12 pg mini book. Number 7 in the series. Light crease on cover, few corner tips on pages now unfolded, no names tears or soil. Rare collectible horse story. View more info

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Filly Tales Berry Happy Day

By: Bryant, Megan E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33800

ISBN: 0448436817

Condition: Fine


12 pg mini book. Number 7 in the series. As new inside and out. Rare collectible horse story. View more info

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Phari The Adventures of a Tibetan Pony

By: Buckingham, M. E.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd.: 1936

Seller Id: 46326

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover in bright mustard yellow cloth bds with bumped (not rubbed) extrems, text tight and bright w/out names or soil, fep removed, front hinge cracked. 135 pp holding tight and going nowhere. Professionally reproduced illust dj in new mylar shows small chips at tips and spine ends, slight overall surface soil, still displays well. B/w vignettes throughout and 8 wonderful b/w full page pencil drawings by K.F. Barker. Story of Phari, told in third person bu the author of a pony who lived in India, his hardships, early life on the wind-swept table land of Tibet, through his life wi... View more info

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Famous Horsewomen of Virginia Their Stories with Horse Racing

By: Bush, Francis Marion

Price: $20.00

Publisher: VA, Privately Published: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34711

ISBN: 0977315355

Condition: Fine


Gorgeous landscape format blue hardcover with gilt titles are straight and sharp. No names, tears or soil in the 165 pp text. Unclipped photo illustrated dj in new mylar." "Francis Marion Bush has provided a priceless service with "Famous Horsewomen of Virginia" offering a glimpse into the lives of some of racings' most revered names. He shares the stories of 23 eminent horsewomen, including Isabel Dodge Sloane, Penny Chenery, and Laura Hillenbrand. Their contributions to racing have not only been tremendously important, but they have also, on occasion, been overlooked. View more info