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The Crooked Colt

By: Anderson C.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: CT, Weekly Reader Books: 1954

Seller Id: 46704

Condition: Very Good


6th printing of the Weekly Reader 1981 edition, Originally published by Macmillan, NY in 1954. Much sought, collectible story written and illustrated by C.W. Anderson. 40 pp text is browned and there is a small watermark on the inside rear cover and the 16 pages that precede it. Super light rubbing at tips. The little colt was very small, and his little legs were so wobbly and weak that every time he tried to stand up, he would fall down. He saw the other colts on the farm running and playing, and he was very sad. No one paid much attention to the crooked little colt except his mother, a... View more info

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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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Introduction to Riding & Stablecraft Beaufort Library Vol. II

By: Brooke, Geoffrey, Maj. Gen.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Seeley Service & Co.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27821

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant red cloth with gilt emblem on cover, gilt titles on backstrip. Near fine 1st edition hard cover in red cloth. Corners sharp, name on fep, page block cracked at title page, else as new inside. DJ in new mylar shows light rubbing at tips, few light soil spots on rear panel. 160 pp, 14 photos & 19 illustrations. Wonderful compendium includes: Choice of a Mount, Points & Saddlery, Learning to Ride, Learning to Jump, Country Hacking, Riding to Hounds, School Training (Dressage), Show Jumping, Bad Habits, For Children, Care of the Horse in Health & Sickness, Diseases of the Horse, Wounds ... View more info

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Stud Managers Handbook Based on Lectures Given at the Stud Managers Courses at the University of KY, Lexington.

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $12.00

Publisher: KY, University of Kentucky: 1954

Seller Id: 42874

Condition: Very Good


Blue grained card covers with red plastic comb spine, silver gilt horse and titles on cover. Light color loss at tips, micro rub at upper cover fore edge, frt cover lifting along fore edge. Advisors: William Du Pont Jr./ Walter M. Jeffords/ George D. Widener, A.B. Hancock Jr., Dr. Richard E. Shope. General Chairman Dr. F.E. Hull. Based on lectures and other material presented at the various Stud Managers Courses held at the University of Kentucky in 1951-1952-1953-1954. 213 pp. View more info

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Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

By: Drs. Pearson, Michener, Law, Harbaugh, Trumbower and Others

Price: $25.00

Publisher: DC, United States Department of Agriculture: 1907

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 31455

Condition: Good +


1907 hardcover in brown cloth boards show serious spotting, bumped and rubbed tips. Small 1/2" chip at head of front hinge 1/2 from top of boards. 608 well illustrated pages with two loose leaves, remainder tight and lightly age-toned at periphery. Shows a few creases and small closed tears on first two pages. Not pretty but all there and includes some fabulous engravings like the example of 1 healthy hock and three variants of diseased horse hocks shown here. Contents: The Examination of a Sick Horse, Methods of Administrating Medicines, Diseases of the Digestive Organs, Diseases of the... View more info

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How My Hunter Was Lamed How the Lameness Was Cured

By: Elliman's Ebrocation Promotional Booklet

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Edmund Evans: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44497

Condition: Good +


Lovely little 10 pp volume filled with 7 b/w drawings by John Sturgess plus the cover = 8. A promotional book dated 1898. Light blue covers rusted at two staples but innards VG. Center staples rusted through cover but no damage to plates. Includes evocations by all sorts of sportsmen, farmers, keepers of dogs, horses and animals all praising this vintage tub that cures lameness, sore udders, rheumatism in dogs, cramp in young ducks etc. Text consists of Sturgess's comments under each of his wonderful works of art. Endpps filled with various testimonials and fab vintage drawings. A very rar... View more info

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Gleason's Veterinary Hand-Book and System of Horse Taming in Two Parts. Part One: Theory and Practice of Veterinary Science - Diseases of Horses, Cattle, Sheep, Poultry, Swine, Dogs and Birds and their Remedies. Part Two: System of Horse Taming.

By: Gleason, Oliver, W. : Editor

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Chicago, Thomson & Thomas: 1900

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: MK46672

Condition: Good


Burgundy cloth with black embossed titles and 'jiggy' horse on frt board, title, horseshoe intertwined with a driving whip on backstrip. Boards show color loss and soil, some splotchyness but head of spine and upper tips are still sharp, lower tips and foot of backstrip bumped showing color loss only, no rub through. Marbled edge of page block all round, 520 page block browned and brittle. Inner hinge papers reinforced with clear cello tape, still displays well on the shelf. Black and white photo frontis of George Wilkes: The king of Trotting Sires is chipped around the periphery, and cre... View more info

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Veterinary Notes For Horse Owners A Manual of Horse Medicine and Surgery

By: Hayes, M. Horace, F.R.C.V.S.; Revised By J. F. Donald Tutt, F.R.C.V.S.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blacklett, Ltd: 1954

Edition: 14th Editon

Seller Id: 28615

Condition: Very Good +


285 illustrations. Red cloth cover with gilt letters to spine, beautiful condition, corners sharp, spine ends barely bumped, internally fine with cracked backstrip at title page but all pages tight and going nowhere. 6" by 9" with 655 pp. Third reprint of the 14th edition. Detection of Lameness, Blood, Immunity and Heredity, Sprains, Theory of Wounds and Bruises, Tumors or Neoplasms, Parasitic Skin Diseases, Non-Parasitic Skin Diseases, Diseases and Injuries of the Feet, Diseases of Bone, Joints, and Cartilage, Hernia, Fractures, Dislocations, Synovial Enlargements, Serious Cysts, Di... View more info

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Special Report on Diseases of the Horse Revised Edition 1911

By: Pearson, et al

Price: $20.00

Publisher: DC, Government Printing Office: 1911

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: MK46682

Condition: Good


Revised edition hardcover in somewhat splotchy burgundy cloth covered boards with embossed, ruled lines and 4 strap-like decorations on boards. Gold title on cloth backstrip remains legible. 1" split in cloth at head of frt gutter, all corners rubbed. Former owner's "From the Estate of John & Bea Kadric" on fep. Both inner hinges have clear cello tape on them, 614 page block is well illustrated with detailed pencil drawings. Pages are tight, crisp and going nowhere. An exhaustive reference. View more info

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Special Report on Diseases of the Horse Revised Edition 1942

By: Pearson, et al

Price: $20.00

Publisher: DC, Government Printing Office: 1942

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: MK46683

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition hardcover in lightly soiled taupe cloth covered boards with black title on cover and lightly soiled backstrip. Displays well on the shelf. Amazingly, the tips and spine ends are still fairly sharp. 584 pp text is crisp and bright with a tiny former owner's name on verso ffep. Occasional light soil spot in margins from handling, both inner hinges have clear cello tape on them, 584 page block is well illustrated with detailed pencil drawings. Pages are tight, crisp and going nowhere. An exhaustive reference. View more info

U.S. Department of Agriculture Bureau of Animal Industry Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

By: Pearson, Michener, Law, Harbaugh, Trumbower, Liautard, Holcombe, Huidekoper, Stiles, Adams

Price: $48.00

Publisher: DC, Government Printing Office: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28614

Condition: Fair


600 pp. 41 plate illustrations, 18 line illustrations. U.S. Department of Agriculture Bureau of Animal Husbandry D. E. Salmon Chief Of Bureau. 'mottled' brown cloth. Gilt title on backstrip not legible. Inner hinge papers fine, text tight and bright. Not foxed, yellowed or brittle. The examination of a sick horse, Methods of administering medicines, Diseases of the digestive organs, Diseases of the urinary organs, Diseases of the respiratory Organs, Diseases of the generative Organs, Diseases of the nervous system, Diseases of the heart, blood vessels, and lymphatics, Diseases of the eye, Lame... View more info

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Rooney's Video Guide to Lameness: The Front Leg VHS TAPE & BONUS

By: Rooney, Dr. James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: WI, The Russell Meerdink Co. Ltd: 1994

Seller Id: VHS34138

Condition: Very Good


VG VHS tape in clear snap-lock hard plastic case. 98 minutes. Using a live horse, a skeleton and various dissections, Dr Rooney takes you inside the horse and demonstrates how it is built in great detail. He explains common front leg injuries, described in an easy to understand way. He tells how and why these injuries occur, as well as how to prevent and treat them. Included free is the companion Back Leg tape that has a small crack on the part that flips up and exposes the tape when it is being played. It may work fine, your gain. Two tapes for $20. Produced in Wisconsin so US tape ma... View more info

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Hounds, Their Breeding And Kennel Management

By: Sentinel

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Horace Cox: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34755

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth boards with bright illustration of foxhound carrying the mask. Spine ends rubbed including a half inch of missing cloth at head of spine. Gilt title remains legible. Tips bumped and rubbed but remains presentable as a very rare offering. Former owner's name stamp on frt pastedn, 88 pp text crisp and unmarked save for one smoke mark in the gutter of one pp.. 22 b/w reproduction plates on glossy text are all present. Includes fold-out kennel layout ideas. Includes: Hound Breeding: Foxhounds, Harriers, Beagles./ "A Year's Work in Kennel"./ Brood Bi... View more info

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Introducing Equine Acupressure. A Hands-On Approach Designed to: Optimize Heath, Maximize Performance, Improve Mental Focus for Training. VHS Tape

By: Soderberg, Marie; CMT; Zidonis, Nancy

Price: $18.00

Publisher: CO, Tall Grass Publishing: 2000

Edition: VHS Tape

Seller Id: VHS39775

ISBN: 0964598264

Condition: Near Fine


Approx 50 mins running time. Fine tape in near fine box showing negligible storage wear. Introduction to Equine Acupressure gives you the basics of a complete treatment plus specific powerful acupressure points for arthritis, colic, lameness, hindquarter strengthening, calming, mental focus, and other common equine issues. The video puts you in touch with 1000's of years of safe, natural healing techniques especially designed to provide your horse with optimal physical and emotional health. Marie Soderberg, CMT, is one of the pioneers in the field of equine acupressure. Her initial efforts a... View more info

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Adams' Lameness in Horses

By: Stashak, Ted S.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: PA, Lea & Febiger: 1976

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 42873

ISBN: 0812109805

Condition: Very Good +


Fourth edition. Burgundy leatherette hardcover with black galloping horse, gold lettering on cover and spine. Tips bumped but not rubbed. 906 pg with index. Half title creased but no tears or marks. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with drawings and black & white photographs. Over sized volume will require additional postage for priority or international destinations. An exhaustive compendium on equine lameness, with detailed information on anatomy, relationship between conformation and lameness, diagnosis, equine radiology, nutri... View more info

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The Saddle Horse. His Care, Training, and Riding

By: Taylor, W.G. Langworthy

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt and Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44674

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition hardcover in red cloth covered boards with bright gilt titles on frt bd and lightly sunned back strip. Spine ends and lower tips bumped and brushed, upper tips fairly sharp showing color loss only. Front hinge paper cracked, foxing on prelims, tidy pencil note and former name on fep. Vint bookstore sticker on rear pastedn. 270 pp text tight and bright with some pencil underlining and margin arrows in early chapters. Illust with b/w photographs and a drawn blueprint of a stable and paddock area layout. A comprehensive volume for the beginner or novice owner/rider. View more info

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Modern Horse Management

By: Timmis, Lieut.-Colonel Reginald S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company, Limited: 1947

Edition: Third Edition

Seller Id: 37680

Condition: Very Good


Very good 3rd edition hardcover in good dj. Beautiful gilt lettering on red hardboards with a square imprint on front cover has slight shelf wear along bottom edge, head of spine has a touch of color loss and tips are showing a smidge of wear. Professionally reproduced, price clipped dust jacket does have some age staining, a 3" closed tear along gutter and a couple of other small closed tears but none effect the title and it shows well in new mylar. Front paste down has an old book store stamp on it, a white-out spot covering a name on FEP and there are several pages that seem to have b... View more info

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Equine Hoof Care The Horse Owner's Guide to Healthy Hoof Maintenance with Nearly 100 Drawings and Photos

By: Trapani, Jerry; Foreword By Anne Gribbons

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Arco Publishing Co.: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27014

ISBN: 0668053763

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover with negligible surface wear to very tips of glossy pictorial dj. and one small poke through dj backstrip and dented spine of book, probably from opening the publisher's box. 126 pp text is as new. Not intended to be a shoeing manual, rather it is a guide for horse owners and trainers who want to evaluate their horse's conformation and way of going and learn about appropriate hoof care and proper shoeing (which should be left to a professional). What Trapani does is give readers practical info they need to keep their horses sound. He discusses how the hoof works and t... View more info

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How to Determine and Treat Lameness and Unsoundness in Horses.

By: Troy Chemical

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NE, Troy Chemical Co.: 1957

Edition: 40 Revised Edition

Seller Id: MK46688

Condition: Very Good


Glossy, un-creased black and white Illustrated guide to diagnosing and treating lameness and unsoundness in horses. Caring for the disorders of horses includes a step by step horse livestock management volume teaches all about proper care. 72 pp . Book is VG shape save for light surface soil on covers. Laid in is a separate page that names the various points of the horse so the owner may become more familiar with describing proper ailments to the vet, or keeping track of various horses you may be trying for purchase. View more info