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The Olympic Dressage Test in Pictures

By: de Romaszkan, Gregor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: VT, The Stephen Greene Press: 1968

Edition: First US Edition

Seller Id: 46359

ISBN: 0720701651

Condition: Fine


Gift quality first U.S. edition hardcover in black paper covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Bright silver spine title, Profusely illustrated with 123 b/w photos and line drawings of the ring, letters and what to do where. Unclipped purple background photo illustrated dust jacket is a professional reproduction that displays well despite a bit of color loss along front flap fold and tips. Now in new mylar and will keep this book in fine form going forward. First published in Germany under the title: Das Olympische Viereck In Bildern. The object of this volume is to illustrate ... View more info

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The Horse Trials Story

By: Hope, Lt. Col C.E.G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: R46435

ISBN: 0720701953

Condition: Fine


First Edition, book as new save for lightly bumped spine ends, (tips still sharp). No names, tears or soil in the 228 pp text. Original un-clipped dj in new mylar shows color loss at lower tips and foot of dj panel, a small sticker pull in the sky over the author's name on frt dj panel, now lightly colored in with an attempt to match the blue sky and clouds. Foreword by the Duke of Beaufort. Chapters include: What are Horse Trials?/ The 'Military'/ Olympic Games 1912-1920/ Olympic Games 1924-1948/ Badminton- the Civilians Take Over/ The One-Day Event/ International Events: 1952-1955/ Windso... View more info

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The Five Circles

By: May, Barbara; Intro by Colonel M. P. Ansell, CBE, DSO.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Toronto, Thomas Allen Limited: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46871

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in lemon yellow pebbled paper with grey titles designed to look like leather. Book tips bumped but not rubbed, bit of age toning around periphery of boards. 160 pp text is tight, bright, crisp and fresh. No names, tears or soil inside. Unclipped jacket in new mylar shows small chips at four corners of frt board, and three closed tears and two creases running across the face of the brown horse in the portrait on the dj frt panel. The Five Circles tells the true story of Cilroy, a Canadian half-bred hunter, who accomplished what most of the world's greatest horsemen b... View more info

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The Five Circles

By: May, Barbara; Intro by Colonel M. P. Ansell, CBE, DSO.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Thomas Allen Limited: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46977

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality hardcover in lemon yellow pebbled paper with grey titles designed to look like leather. Book tips bumped but not rubbed, bit of age toning on backstrip. 160 pp text is tight, bright, crisp and fresh. One tidy ink name at head of title page, else no tears or soil inside. No dust wrapper present. The Five Circles tells the true story of Cilroy, a Canadian half-bred hunter, who accomplished what most of the world's greatest horsemen believed impossible, and in doing so, helped to bring a coveted award to Canada (for the first time). Member of a team of three sent from Canada t... View more info

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Jumping Round the World

By: Smythe, Pat

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1962

Edition: Second Edition

Seller Id: 38273

Condition: Fine


Lovely, crisp clean blue cloth hardcover, 211 pp. Unclipped dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction and displays well with light color loss at extremities. Text crisp and clean w/former owner's name/date on fep. Collectible and presentable account of Pat's story of a trip judging, demonstrating, lecturing and sightseeing through the Hawaiian islands, New Zealand and Australia. Profusely illust with b/w photos. Our books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiqu... View more info