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Heads Up - Heels Down with Signed Anderson Card Laid In

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 45594

Condition: Very Good +


An amazing offering for the C.W. Anderson aficionado in your life. VG+ Pine green cloth covered boards with black titles show color loss at still sharp tips. First printing, so stated with tidy gift dedication on fep. 144 pg text flawless and filled with Anderson's lovely pencil art throughout. Original unclipped dust wrapper ($2.50 price) shows light even age toning, 1.5" closed tear at head of rear panel, negligible wear at spine ends and a micro nic at foot of frt panel. displays well in brand new mylar sleeve. A handbook of horsemanship and riding filled with Anderson's fabulous l... View more info

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Mares, Foals and Foaling A Handbook for the Small Breeder

By: Andrist, Friedrich; Translated By Anthony Dent; Foreword By Professor J. McCunn, Into By Phyllis Hinton

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1981

Seller Id: 46089

ISBN: 0851310532

Condition: Near Fine


14th printing paperback in photo-illustrated card covers with one small rub with bit of color loss on frt, negligible surface soil on rear cover, else fine. No names or tears. Well illustrated 56 pp stapled booklet which addresses all one would need to know about the female side of the breeding process. Includes The Automatic Almanac which is a rotating tool that gives an estimate of the date the foal will arrive based on the last day the mare was covered. 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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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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History Of The English Turf 1904-1930 Vol II Only

By: Browne, Captain T. H.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Virtue & Co. Ltd.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: GG40714

Condition: Good


Brown leatherette with bright gilt titles. Some spotting to boards, color loss at tips (no major rubbing). Running pagination Vol II begins with pp 161-355. Heavy stock leaves, aqua end pp sunned at edges, a very presentable copy. Supplementary to History of The English Turf by Sir T. A. Cook. Heavy volume will not fit into a flat rate envelope and will incur extra postage. View more info

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Legends Volume 3. Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares

By: Ciarlioni, Diane; Goodhue, Jim, Guenther, Kim; Holmes, Frank; Lynch, Betsy; Thornton, Edited By Kathy Swan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CO, Western Horseman Inc: 1997

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller Id: 43366

ISBN: 0911647406

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 2nd printing paperback. 207 pp text crisp and unmarked, Cover has few minor indentations and negligible color loss at tips from storage. Few small rubs of color loss at head of spine edge. Just like the previous two Legends books, this one also profiles a number of stallions and several mares who gained fame in the American Quarter Horse Association. While some of them played roles in the formation of the breed, others are more contemporary. Some gained fame on the track while other carved their niche in the Quarter Horse industry because of their additional impact on the breed as ... View more info

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Stud Adventures In Breeding

By: Conley, Kevin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Bloomsbury Books: 2003

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 30089

ISBN: 1582343322

Condition: Near Fine


Few light surface dents on upper cover corner, spot of white-out on inside rear cover, else as new. 209 pgs. Synopsis: Sex. Money. Horses. Every year, on Valentine's Day, the great Thoroughbred farms open their breeding sheds and begin their primary business. For the next one hundred and fifty days, the cries of stallions and the vigorous encouragement of their handlers echo through breeding country, from the gentle hills of Kentucky to the rich valleys of California. Stud takes us into this strange and seductive world of horse breeding. We meet the world's leading sire, Storm Cat, the Triple ... View more info

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A History Of The English Turf Vol II, Division I

By: Cook, Theodore Andrea, M.A., F.S.A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Virtue & Co. Ltd.: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: GG40717

Condition: Good


Green cloth boards with gilt embellishments & black ornate decorations. Boards rubbed at tips, some soil and spotting. Vol. II Division I (4) + pp225 - 348pp Plates & tissue guards show moderate foxing. Heavy stock leaves, aqua endpps sunned at edges, a very presentable copy. Heavy volume will not fit into a flat rate envelope and will incur extra postage. View more info

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A History Of The English Turf Vol I, Division II

By: Cook, Theodore Andrea, M.A., F.S.A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Virtue & Co. Ltd.: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: GG40716

Condition: Good


Green cloth boards with gilt embellishments & black ornate decorations. Boards rubbed at tips, some soil and spotting. Vol. 1. Division II (2) pp 125 - 224pp + xxvii (index to illus and preface. Fep and frontis loose and laid in. Plates & tissue guards show moderate foxing. Heavy stock leaves, aqua endpps sunned at edges, still a presentable copy. Heavy volume will not fit into a flat rate envelope and will incur extra postage. View more info

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Breeding Racehorses From Cluster Mares SIGNED

By: Craig, Dennis

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 47073

Condition: As New


First edition glossy 'time capsule' condition 1964 paperback SIGNED by author Dennis Craig on the title page. Not presented to anyone in particular, He crossed out his name that was printed as published, and wrote it underneath in black felt tip. Covers show no creases, corners are not bent. 183 crisp white, unmarked pages. More than suitable for gift giving. Ever since Bruce Lowe and the Figure System revolutionized ideas about the mating of Thoroughbreds, breeders have been preoccupied with the question: 'Which are the best Thoroughbred families?' Dennis Craig has reopened the whole... View more info

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Horse-Racing The Breeding of Thoroughbreds and a Short History of the English Turf

By: Craig, Dennis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1963

Edition: Third Revised Enlarged Edition

Seller Id: 31927

ISBN: 0851310869

Condition: Fine


Brilliant copy in red hardcover boards with sharp tips and spine ends, light brushes to tips of clean, white background, unclipped dj with b/w reproduction of 'Bay Middleton and Barbelle at the Stud', by J.F. Herring Sr. displays beautifully in new mylar sleeve. Collectible copy with original printed receipt from J. A. Allen laid in, dated Oct 11, 1965. 192 pp. Dennis Craig has given a complete, popular guide to horse breeding and racing which can serve both as a general reference book for the expert and as a simple textbook for the novice. Considered a classic by leading authorities of the Tu... View more info

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The Post and Paddock with Recollectionms of George IV, Sam Chifney, Dick Christian and Other Turf and Racing Celebrities

By: Dixon, Henry Hall (The Druid)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Vinton & Co., Limited: 1912

Edition: Third Edition

Seller Id: 32015

Condition: Fair


Red leather boards with backstrip missing, 372 pg text tight and unmarked with occasional light foxing. Two taped closed tears, one chip from carelessly opened page. Offered as a bookbinding candidate. One of seven volumes in the "Druid Sporting Library". Reminiscences of horse racing and foxhunting in England. Chapters include: Turf History/ Trainers and Jockeys/ The Betting Ring/ Mr. Kirby and the Foreigners/ Newmarket in the Olden Time/ Sam Chifney/ George IV/ Lord Darlington and Mr. Thornhill/ Priam and Zinganer/ Cardsellers, Touts, and Augurs/ Blood Sires/ Blood Mares/ Breeding o... View more info

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Up The Trail From Texas Landmark Book 60

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Random House Landmark Books: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46566

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality First edition hardcover in red cloth covered boards with black and green spine and cover titles with decorative 'wreath' on frt board. Not exlib. Tips and spine ends sharp, mapped endpapers, no names, tears or soil in the 182 pp text. Unclipped dj has one 1/2 " closed tear at head of frt panel, light color loss at dj folds near spine, wrap-around art on frt panel and backstrip with a couple of micro chips at spine ends. Rear panel is a giant list of other Landmark books available. The true story of trail-driving has been written by Dobie, authority on the history and tra... View more info

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Beyond the Hay Days Refreshingly Simple Horse Nutrition

By: Ewing, Rex A.; Foreword By Cherry Hill

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CO, Pixyjack Press, LLC: 2003

Edition: Second Edition

Seller Id: 37081

ISBN: 096580982X

Condition: As New


As new updated & expanded second edition hard cover in like unclipped dj. 159 pp. An easy-to-read, common sense handbook for all horse owners, from greenhorns to old hands. BEYOND THE HAY DAYS covers everything from simple hay-and-grain basics, to vitamins, minerals and supplements, including the latest word on glucosamine, Omega fatty acids, bromelain and more. Learn how to meet the nutritional demands of horses at various ages and levels of activity, from pleasure horses to mares, foals and yearlings, to stallions and performance horses. Handy charts and tables put the information at your f... View more info

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Legends Volume 2 Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares

By: Goodhue, Jim; Holmes, Frank; Livingston, Phil, Simmons, Diane C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CO, Western Horseman Inc: 1998

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller Id: 43365

ISBN: 0911647309

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 7th printing paperback. 190 pp text is crisp and unmarked, Cover has few minor indentations and negligible color loss at tips from storage, and one micro rub of color loss at head of spine. This book profiles more of the horses who have gained fame in the Quarter Horse industry. Some of the featured stallions played key roles in the formation of the breed, before the American Quarter Horse Association was established in 1940. Other horses featured became household names during the early years of the association, and are still appreciated today for their contributions to contemporar... View more info

1956 The Sheshoon, Ballymanny, Gilltown, Ongar and Sallymount Studs: Ireland

By: H.H. Aga Khan, Cyril Hall Mgr Turf Lodge, The Curragh Stud, Co. Kildare

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Privately Published: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46310

Condition: Very Good


Very nice former library hardcover in hunter green grosgrain type cloth with British tan diagonal stripe ruled in gilt with gilt titles and 1956 date. No sunning on the cloth anywhere, book was properly stored. This is a very tidy exlib without any call tags (or markings whatsoever, no title) on the backstrip, one bumped corner and other three still sharp and barely brushed (no broken cloth), and bumped spine ends. Has a California Polytechnic State University Library ink stamped on 3 sides of page block and head of slightly age-toned fep along with library sticker placed there. Opposing f... View more info

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A Horse Called Dragon

By: Hall, Lynn

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Follett Publishing Co.: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46405

ISBN: 0695401343

Condition: Very Good


Tidy third printing of the first edition exlib hardcover in illustrated 'Titan' buckram library binding showing a large drawing of the head of the leopard appaloosa 'Dragon'. Pocket and all pages present. Library stamps on edges of 96 page block. Call tag on backstrip. Tight bright offering without a dust wrapper. Again and again the two horses collided. Each time, the collision was more one-sided. Finally, the pounding stopped, the dust settled, and the old stallion moved slowly away. Dragon was master of the herd. So began Dragon's leadership of a herd of Mexican mustangs, the smal... View more info

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Stallion Management A Practical Guide for Stud Owners

By: Hardman, A.C. Leighton

Price: $5.00

Publisher: CA, Wilshire Book Co: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30094

ISBN: 0879802979

Condition: Very Good


Very light color loss at tips from storage, marked out name on title page, highlighting present. B/W Illustrations; 157 pages; Contents: Introduction to stallion ownership. Stallion Promotion. Management of the Visiting Mares. Foaling. The Care and Management of Young Foals. Mares, their Anatomy and Hormone Cycles. Anatomy and Function of the Stallion's Breeding Organs. Trying Mares. Covering Mares. The First Season Stallion. View more info

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Legends Volume 6. Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares

By: Holmes, Frank; Campbell, Patti; Thorson, Juli S.; Magoteaux; et al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CO, Western Horseman Inc: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43369

ISBN: 0911647732

Condition: Near Fine


Fine 1st edition soft cover, 235 pp crisp and unmarked, Cover has negligible color loss at tips from storage. Legends 6 - offers the latest installment in series designed to capture and preserve the history of the American Quarter Horse by profiling the breeds most-influential stallions and mares. This volume - easily the most divers one in the series - features top halter, cutting, reining, western pleasure and barrel racing lines. As was the case with the previous volumes in the series, Legends 6 highlights the lives of the horses that built an industry - as told by the men and women who ... View more info

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Legends Volume 5. Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares

By: Holmes, Frank; Wyant, Ty; Gold, Alan; Harrison, Sally; Edited By Pat Close

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CO, Western Horseman Inc: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43368

ISBN: 0911647589

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition paperback. 248 pp text is crisp and unmarked, Cover has negligible color loss at tips from storage. Legends 5 - profiles 18 outstanding Quarter Horse stallions and mares who have had a significant impact on the breed. This volume features 16 stallions and 2 mares, and starts with Little Joe, who pre-dated the formation of the American Quarter Horse Association, but whose influence on the breed continued for years after his death. This volume is the largest in the Legends series with 248 pages and about 300 photographs, some of which have rarely been seen. As with prev... View more info