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The Discontented Pony

By: Barr, Noel

Price: $18.00

Publisher: England, Wills & Hepworth Ltd., Loughborough:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: R46809

ISBN: 0721402003

Condition: Fine


Gift quality, undated hardcover in illustrated cream colored paper covered boards with barely bumped spine ends, and sharp tips. Unclipped color illustrated dust wrapper in new mylar displays beautifully, 51 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Book is in collectible condition. Tight and bright series 497. Youngsters will be fascinated with this short story of a pony called Merrylegs, who leaves his home and friends to seek all the excitement of a life as a round-a-bout horse at a fair. The adventures that follow are many, and the little reader will be intrigued to discover how Merrylegs escape... View more info

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Black Beauty

By: Sewell, Anna

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, George W. Jacobs & Co.: 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46945

Condition: Good


1908 First edition hardcover in red cloth covered boards with black titles and black head portrait of Black Beauty on cover. No date listed - we are using 1908 as the oldest copy of this publisher we've seen for sale that had a handwritten gift dedication on a fep, so we know it was published then or earlier. There is no writing in this copy. One of the plates has some light yellow foxing (see image, the lower left image of Merrylegs looking down at the little boy she just pitched. Hinge papers repaired 245 pp text is tight and bright with 9 full page plates. First published under the fu... View more info

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Black Beauty Illustrated Junior Library

By: Sewell, Anna

Price: $16.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap Inc.: 1945

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 38781

Condition: Near Fine


A beautiful copy. Reprint pictorial hardcover with light color loss on still sharp tips and spine ends. Tidy gift dedication on verso fep, small erasure mark on dk brn fep. With a red page block edge, the 301 p. text crisp and clean. Not exlib. Unclipped dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that was stretched to fit this larger verssion. It shows small chips at extrems and light color loss at frt board fore edge from orginally placed frt flap fold on smaller book. (see image). Head of spine has a chip that just touches the upper tip of the letter B in Black, 3/4" x 2" ... View more info

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Black Beauty

By: Sewell, Anna

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Racine, WI, Whitman Publishing Company: 1960

Seller Id: MK46697

Condition: Good


Whitman Classics edition, a glossy unabridged edition in illustrated hardcover boards. Black and blue full page plates plus a smaller vignette at t illustrations and a few color plates. Good condition, front hinge tender. No dj, has cream fleur de lis on sky blue endpapers, no names or tears. Corners & spine ends bumped and rubbed, 284 page block browned and sort of brittle. Black Beauty telllse story of his life in 'first horse person View more info

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Black Beauty

By: Sewell, Anna

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46947

Condition: Very Good


Uncommon edition of this complete and unabridged 1968 hardcover in illustrated paper covered boards in fall hues showing wrap around art on both boards and backstrip.#2838 imprinted at foot of spine by publisher. Black beauty head study wearing a double bridle ready for the hunt field on the lightly soiled and surface worn frt board, a pastoral 19th century painting of a stately home surrounded by fields and framed with mature trees that sort of blur out at the periphery as if in a halcyon dream. Corners bumped and lightly rubbed w/color loss at tips. Spine ends show more rubbing with shor... View more info