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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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Rumor in the Forest

By: Couppey, Madeline; Translated from the French By Marguerite Waldman

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40098

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely green hardcover first edition with foxing on endpps. No names, or tears. 152 pp. Unclipped dj ($2) in new mylar has some chips and a crescent shaped closed tear at head of rear panel, but displays well with pale green/cream illustration of the woodland animals on frt panel. A tale of four creatures, Mue the rabbit, Grey-Flight the pigeon, Siko the cat and Rabu the heroic and brave dog. A fable/legend story, the jist was that Mue and Grey-Flight set out together into the forest and the fell in with Siko, and finally came to a cave in which was the magnificent Rahu, the ferocious rebel.... View more info

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Whistle for the Crossing

By: de Angeli, Marguerite

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36589

ISBN: 0385115539

Condition: Fine


Stunning, collectible, sharp, straight 1st edition hardcover with a barely noticable stamp on illustrated fep: "Doubleday Employee Book Sale", bit of light foxing on endpapers, else as new inside and out. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows very light color loss from storage, no chips or tears. 107 pg tale of Eddie who had lived all twelve years of his life at Penn's Manor on the Delaware River. He and his best friend, Tom, spent hours exploring the riverbank together, or hunting for buried treasure in the woods nearby. When Eddie's father, an engineer with the Camden and Amboy Railroad, i... View more info

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Marguerite de Angeli's Book Of Nursery And Mother Goose Rhymes

By: de Angeli, Marguerite

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Doublday & Co.: 1954

Seller Id: 34788

Condition: Very Good


Beautiful color illustrated boards with wrap-around art. Tips sharp with color loss, spine ends bumped and brushed with a quarter inch closed tear at head of spine. 192 pp text has clear cello tape rems, a small sticker pull and a couple of light surface scratches on plain white inside cover from formerly placed bookplate. No dj, Not exlib. 376 rhymes with more than 200 color & BW illustrations. Published 1954 by Doubleday, this is the 17th printing. View more info

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Horses and Ponies Their Breeding, Feeding & Management

By: de Beaumont, Marguerite

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15898

ISBN: 0851312209

Condition: Near Fine


1st Edition near fine hard cover with bumped spine ends, dedication on fep, 144 pp text crisp and unmarked. Illustrated orange dj shows a photo of a pretty dapple grey horse in a show ring is sunned on spine but displays well in new mylar. Well iIllustrated with b/w drawings, photos and line illustrations of fat show horses under saddle and in hand. Uncommon book covers Breeding/ Founding a Stud/ Handling Foals/ Weaning/ Health in Stables/ Stable Work and Staff/ The Brood Mare/ The Stallion/ Horse Care in Winter and many more. View more info

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Horse Laughs

By: Dolch, Edward W. and Marguerite P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: IL, Garrard Publishing Co.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19033

Condition: Very Good


Negligible surface wear, sticker stain on inside cover is not visible on frt cover. Four horse stories adapted from a Dolch Basic Vocabulary Book. 38 p. Yellowed residue from formerly placed sticker on inside cover has lightly conveyed onto the title page. Else unmarked. Includes: Old Red: A story about a cowboy and his trusty cowpony who are happy to have finally caught the big red steer. Prince Hal is a story about famous show jumper Pat Smythe and her mount Prince Hal. Carbine is a story about a race horse and finally, Mother Goose is a tale about a circus horse. View more info

Side Saddle For Dandy

By: Faulkner, Nancy

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46705

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in brown tweedy looking paper covered boards showing bumped spine ends, board tips fairly sharp with color loss only. Christmas gift presentation on fep from previous owner dated 1954. Book is now in a unclipped pictorial facsimile dj with light cup ring shaped paper pull on frt panel and wear/chips at corners. Book and jacket display well in new mylar sleeve. No tears or soil within the 214 page text, page block tight and bright. Fictional story for young and old. When Dandy's posh Aunt shows up and declares that she has no more manners than a mongrel puppy, t... View more info

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Five O'Clock Charlie

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $25.00

Publisher: IL, Rand McNally & Company/ Weekly Reader Book Club Edition Letter A Present: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46868

Condition: Good


First printing hardcover with letter A present as well as Rand McNally & Weekly Reader Book Club Edition. Illustrated paper covered boards have bumped tips but no major rubs. Unpaginated (42 pp) text is crisp with bookplate and crossed out name on fep. Color frontispiece cleanly removed. Based on an actual occurrence! The wonderful story of Charlie the draft horse who doesn't want to be retired, so he jumps his fence to meet his friends in town at the Boar's Head Inn for an apple tart. View more info

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Benjamin West and His Cat Grimalkin

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $8.00

Publisher: IN, The Bobbs-Merril Company: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 10670

Condition: Good


Stated first edition, Exlib with moderate soil on pictorial green buckram boards, tips rubbed with boards beginning to show, text tight with some light fingerprints. 147 pp. All pgs and pocket present. View more info

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Album of Horses

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Rand McNally: 1951

Seller Id: 45637

Condition: Very Good


Second printing of the first edition hardcover in straight, sharp burgundy cloth boards. Un-clipped professionally reproduced dj has small chips at spine ends, and a scratch of color loss near center of dj front panel, still displays well in new mylar. 113 pp text is tight and bright with one closed taped tear on last page. This majestic collection of horses from Newbery Medalist Marguerite Henry is strikingly illustrated and makes a great gift for horse lovers of all ages. How did the Morgan horse get its name? What are the differences between a Belgian and a Clydesdale? Why are the Bye... View more info

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All About Horses

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1962

Seller Id: MK46679

Condition: Near Fine


Straight and square pictoral boards with sharp tips and spine ends showing color loss only, no dj, no tears or soil. Near fine with only minor shelf wear along edges & former owner's name on illustrated front pastedown. A foundation work for any young horseman's library. View more info

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The Little Fellow

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CT, Weekly Reader: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 43904

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright reprint paperback with lightly bumped (not rubbed) tips, two tiny abrasions on rear cover in margin, affecting none of the cover text. 44 p. tight and age toned, no names, tears or soil. In the first spring of his life, a little colt learns about jealousy and friendship. View more info

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Five O'Clock Charlie

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $12.00

Publisher: IL, Rand McNally & Company: 1975

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller Id: 41652

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial hardcover has bumped tips but no major rubs. Unpaginated text is crisp with bookplate and crossed out name on fep. Not a book club edition. The wonderful story of Charlie the draft horse who doesn't want to be retired, so he jumps his fence to meet his friends in town at the Boar's Head Inn for an apple tart. View more info

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Our First Pony

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Aladdin / Rand McNally: 1997

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 41520

ISBN: 0689810261

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing illustrated paperback with negligible color loss at tips from storage, 64 p. unmarked. Joseph and Justin may be twins, but they sure aren't much alike. Besides looking different, they live in very different worlds. Joseph loves the outdoors, the sky and the land, and all the animals, Justin, on the other hand, would rather be indoors, playing his piccolo or reading a book. The only thing they have in common is Midge, a pinto Shetland pony. They give her all the love and attention any pony could ever ask for, and she ends up giving them more than they ever could have imagined... View more info

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Born to Trot

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Rand McNally: 1950

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 40299

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing hardcover in straight tight, brown cloth covered boards with gilt trotting horse on cover. Text tight and bright. Stated second printing with letter B on copyright page. Unclipped color dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that shows color loss at tips and small filled in sticker pull on lower left corner of ftt bd. A story about a boy, Gibson White, and his horse, Rosalind, a Standardbred trotting horse. View more info

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Brighty of the Grand Canyon

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1953

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller Id: 39540

ISBN: 0590023543

Condition: Very Good


7th printing paperback with negligible color loss at tips, age toned text appears unread. 223 pp with map on last page. View more info

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White Stallion of Lipizza

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $18.00

Publisher: IL, Rand McNally: 1964

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 38254

Condition: Very Good +


2nd printing hardcover with lovely color illustrations and b/w line drawings in every margin. No names, tears or soil in the crisp text. 116 p. Corners still sharp, spine ends bumped showing color loss only. Unclipped DJ in new mylar is a professional color reproduction that has a chip near the fold of the front flap but still displays beautifully. The story of Borina, one of the most famous stallions of the Lipizzaner breed. It was Borina who, at the height of his career, took a fling in the Viennese grand opera. And it was Borina who, as a mature school stallion, helped train young appr... View more info

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Black Gold

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Rand McNally: 1969

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller Id: 33754

Condition: Very Good


Two 8th printing paperbacks available. One with small bit of cello tape and sticker pull on front cover, bottom tips of the last pages slightly bumped. The second with a thin, light horizontal line across cover and rubbed tips. 172 p. No one thinks much of Black Gold because he is so small. But Jaydee sees something special in his eyes. He knows Black Gold would be great if he was his rider! Finally, Jaydee gets his wish, and Black Gold grows strong and fast under his careful hands. Soon it would be time for the most important race in America. Did they really have what it takes to win? ... View more info

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Born to Trot

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Rand McNally: 1953

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 33232

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing exlib hardcover in lightly soiled yellow boards. All pages and pocket present. Light finger soil on some margins. Solid copy in prof reproduced dust wrapper with light edgewear, traces of a sticker pull on frt cover upper corner but displays very well in new mylar. A story about a boy, Gibson White, and his horse, Rosalind, a Standardbred trotting horse. View more info

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Justin Morgan Had A Horse

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1945

Seller Id: MK46639

Condition: Good +


Sage green 'tweedy' paper covered boards with bumped tips and spine ends. Exlib with pocket pulled but all pages present. Front hinge cracked, rear hinge ok. Page block tight. Price-clipped jacket has a 4 3/4" closed tear from foot of frt gutter midway up the book. Small rub at head of rear gutter area. Displays well. Famous Horse Story series. This is the story of the brave little Vermont work horse from whom came the famous American breed of Morgan horses. "Little Bub," later called Justin Morgan,' is a pint sized cob first owned by Justin Morgan but really loved and wat... View more info