London, The Hamlyn Publishing Group: 1976
Edition: Third Printing
Seller Id: 46354
Binding: Soft cover
Condition: Near Fine
Gift quality paperback is the third printing of the first edition with negligible color loss at periphery from storage. No creases on the glossy color photo illustrated card covers with wrap around art of a pair of bay Clydesdale mares and their foals at pasture. 158 pp text appears unread. Dorian Williams, long known for his association with horses in Britain, presents his choice of favorite horse stories, and Shakespeare, Tolstoy, Monica Dickens and Con O'Leary are only a few of the writers who appear within. There are tales about fox hunting, racing and gymkhanas, a Dick Francis thrille... View More...
First edition hardcover in red paper covered boards with repaired head of spine that had 1" crack in gutters from pulling off the shelf improperly. Smells a tad musty but no water damage, mold, etc. Professionally reproduced dj is complete and displays well. Has a myriad of stories, and topics. Starts with great riders of the world and includes first steps in jumping, the working horse, the ceremonial horse, the circus horse. the Spanish Riding School of Vienna, dressage and equestrian terms. Profusely illustrated in b/w. ISBN: 000798521 View More...
1st edition hardcover in brown/tan linen cloth covered boards and photo-reproduced dust wrapper with light surface soil on beige boards. Spine ends bumped but not rubbed, tips still sharp. Undated circa 1947 published by SEELY SERVICE & Co. LONDON. A tight and bright book of 319 pages punctuated with charming black and white vignettes at each chapter heading and peppered through the text.Foxing on edge of page block but no soil, tears noted within. An impressive little volume, choc-a-block full of Stories, Musings, Prose, Veterinary Treatment and First Aid, First Aid for the Rider, In the... View More...
Negligible surface wear, one faint cover crease on front wrapper, 111 p. text as new. Includes: 1. Pride of Woodbinda, a lovely, agile chestnut fleeing from his brutal owner - Kevin was determined to give the runaway shelter. 2. Brandysnap, Jill's Sweet-tempered pony, had to be sold to save the farm but his wealthy new mistress did not seem to care for him. 3. Omar, the proud Arab circus horse, would submit to no-one until the mystery girl appeared. 4. Heritage, the magnificent, old grey thoroughbred, who came limping into Tess' life one morning to banish her fear of horses and 3 more.... View More...
NY, The Sun Dial Press Young Westerns: 1937
Seller Id: R46369
Condition: Very Good
Straight and solid hardcover in grey cloth covered boards with black spine title and a Young Westerns cowboy on a rearing horse in ca circle at foot of spine. Not exlib. Book tips still sharp, spine ends bumped with broken cloth and board showing at foot of frt cover near gutte. Top edge of 287 page block is dyed grey. The text is crisp and clean without tears or names, one faint soil spot on frt pastedown, fore-edge of page block untrimmed. The un-clipped (and unpriced) jacket shows several small chips at spine ends and bit of color/paper loss at head of frt flap fold. Jacket displays... View More...