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National Velvet

By: Bagnold, Enid

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 1972

Edition: 19th Printing

Seller Id: MK46664

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality hardcover illustrated by Paul Brown shows light color loss at sharp tips and spine ends. Hint of soil on foot of page block and solid light blue rear cover. 306 pg text tight and bright. No names, tears or soil inside and no dj as published. Illustrated by one of the finest American equine artists of all time: Paul Brown. National Velvet is the story of a 14-year-old girl named Velvet Brown, who trains and rides her horse, named The Piebald, to victory in the Grand National steeplechase. The novel focuses on the ability of ordinary people, particularly women, to accomplish ... 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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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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Dressage Priority Points

By: Davison, Richard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Regency House Publishing Ltd.: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 17408

ISBN: 1853614173

Condition: Near Fine


Stunning 1st edition hard cover in fine dust wrapper. This photo-illustrated tome has a tidy dedication on fep, corners lightly bumped but not rubbed. Glossy 80 pp text as new. Dressage, simply put, is the training of the horse in order to make him more controllable, safe, and pleasurable to ride. There is a point, however, where this basic riding requirement is replaced by sophisticated and more demanding techniques. This is where the sport of dressage begins. At each stage of training, certain priorities must be addressed and met in order to progress. View more info

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Horse Back Riding from a Medical Point of View

By: Durant, Ghislani

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Cassell, Petter & Galpin: 1878

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44667

Condition: Good


Good solid 1878 first edition red cloth hardcover with bright gilt pair of riders on horseback, one gentleman astride, one lady aside riding on cover. Gilt title on spine rubbed but legible, color loss and rubbing at all extremities. Light watermarks at periphery of end papers only, text bright and unaffected with occasional foxing on prelims. 137 pp with 6 pp of adverts in rear including some lovely etchings. One advert is for a riding school where one can purchase twenty riding lessons for $30. Chapters include: Of Movements in the Functions of Life/ Medical Gymnastics/ Mechanism of Horse-... View more info

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Guide for Horse Loonies Practical Advice and Hints

By: Hakkinen, Eerika; Jantti, Tiina

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Norway, Stabenfeldt: 2005

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 24127

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hard cover, no dj as issued. 80 well illustrated pages with plenty of color photos and good hints for even the experienced horse person. Includes: What's Going on in the Mind of your Horse?/ Good Behavior in the Barn is an Asset/ Riding Clothes and Barn Clothes/ Preparations are Essential/ Getting to the Point: Riding/ The ABCs of Care After Riding/ Evaluate, Learn and Develop Your Skills. View more info

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Steeplechasing New Edition

By: Hislop, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1982

Edition: New Edition

Seller Id: 34629

ISBN: 0851313752

Condition: Fine


First published by Hutchinson in 1951, then reprinted by J. A. Allen & Co. London 1970, this is the New Edition printed in 1982. Book sharp and straight w/lightly age-toned text edges. No names, tears or soil. Unclipped original orange background shows a trace of sunning along upper edge of frt panel, spine ends and head of rear panel but no tears or loss and displays well in new mylar. Foundation volume on the sport illustrated with photos & drawings in black and white by John Skeaping. 256 pp. Very informative book with chapters on the origin & development of steeplechasing, riding good and ... View more info

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Riding in a Point-To-Point

By: Holland, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15901

ISBN: 0851315542

Condition: As New


Fine 1st edition hardcover, no dj. 110 pp. Millions of people in England enjoy the point-to-point season, which is a highlight of the sporting and equestrian year. Starting with buying and managing the horse, the author of this book explains how to qualify and train both horse and rider, how to make sense of the rules and regulations, and offers advise on clothing, saddlery, and equipment. Every aspect of the race itself is covered including considerations such as objections and dope testing, and how to care for the horse after the race. View more info

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In My Opinion - Being A Book Of Dissertations On Horses And Horsemanship

By: Lyon, Major W. E.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44945

Condition: Good +


308 pages. 7 1/2" x 10" hardcover. Bound in original red cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Illustrated with 6 color plates, numerous b&w plates and many line drawings in text. Spine lightly sunned with gilt faded. Spine cracked with some gatherings loosened but not detached. NOT Ex-library. An excellent and comprehensive guide to horses often overlooked and highly recommended with chapters on: 1. The Horse: A Sketch of Its Evolution and History. 2. The Conformation of the Racehorse/ The Training of Racehorses/ The Schooling and Training of 'Chasers and Hurdlers/ Ridi... View more info

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Pipe Dreams About Leather and Saddles (Riding, Cycling, Driving and Pack) Dry Facts Realated in a Carefree Manner

By: Mason, Leonard K.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: England, Walsall Lithographic Co. Ltd: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 14151

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in jacket. A very important work published in and by the Heart of the English Leather industry: Walsall Lithographic LTD, Walsall, England 1950. Presentation copy signed from author on fep "To Rotarian S.S. Darby with best wishes from Leonard K. Mason July 13th 1956" with additional photo illustrated publisher's promo pamphlet laid in. A rare collectible in professionally photo-reproduced dj showing color loss and rubbing but no major loss. Displays well in new mylar. 7 3/4" tall at spine. 84 pp with some great engravings of old leather tanning machines, vin... View more info

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Hedges and Hurdles A Social & Economic History of National Hunt Racing

By: Munting, Roger

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28851

ISBN: 0851314244

Condition: Fine


Stunning copy, as new save for former owner's embossed seal on fep, light age-toning to some page edges but text is not brittle. DJ in mylar displays beautifully with view of Aylesbury Steeplechases reproduced from an engraving of the painting by F.C. Turner 1836. 172 pgs. Uncommon UK steeplechase history with chapters: Origins (to 1866)/ Organisation (1866-1814)/ The First World War and Beyond (1914-1939)/ Business and Betting (1939-1968)/ Structure and Control (1968-1985)/ Horses and Trainers/ Jockeys/ Conclusion. Notes, Bibliography, Index. View more info

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Timber Trail Riders The Texas Tenderfoot A Dave Talbot Story

By: Murray, Michael Illustrated by Jim Tadych

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Racine, WI, Whitman Publishing Company: 1963

Seller Id: MK46699

Condition: Good


Full color illustrated hardcover boards lightly rubbed at spine ends and rear board tips. Frt board tips still straight. Moderate cellophane peel along backstrip edge is not uncommon for these cheap Whitman releases. 282 Tight and bright pages. Former owner's name and 8 point star written on frt pastedn which is also illustrated in medium green on cream paper boards an aerial view of the layout of a horse farm complete with pasture . Fep removed. View more info

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Steeplechasing & Foxhunting

By: Seth-Smith, Michael

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, New English Library/Times Mirror: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 47051

ISBN: 0450035921

Condition: Very Good


First edition folio hardcover in black buckram covered boards measuring 13 1/2" x 9 3/4" 128 pages without names, tears or soil. Boards show bumped tips and spine ends but no rubbing. Full color illustrated DJ in new mylar shows slight curl and is a bit tatty at head of rear panel, but is complete and displays well with color foxhunting reproduction on front and color racing photo on rear panel. Absolutely filled with stunning full and double-page color plates, this coffee table masterpiece is sure to take first place on the stack! In two centuries Steeplechasing and Fox Hunting ... View more info

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Ann Goes Hunting

By: Smyth, Sir John Bt.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: England, Max Parrish: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 9799

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in brown paper covered boards showing lightly bumped tips, gilt title spine, 170 pg text as new. One b/w frontis only, no other illustrations. Not exlib, no dj. Sequel to Trouble in Paradise. Youth story of the chase. Ann and her young brother Podge, spend Christmas in Yorkshire at the home of a friend of the family who's daughter is away and now Ann and her brother can borrow her ponies to go foxhunting in the heart of the Weatherton hunting country. Chapters include: Ann Introduces/ A Pony for Podge/ Ann Goes Hunting/ Christmas with Hounds/ The Kennels and the Children... View more info

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Racing Control

By: Stewart, Kenneth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28213

ISBN: 0851311970

Condition: Near Fine


Black 1st edition hardcover board tips still sharp, foxing on endpapers, gift dedication on fep. DJ in new mylar shows one taped tear on front panel, small closed tear on rear panel, displays well. Rare first edition. 100 pp plus appendix and charts. The author, Chairman of the Transvaal Board of Stipendiary Stewards and Chief Stipendiary Steward and Technical Adviser of the Jockey Club of South Africa, has had close on fifty years' experience of the administration of racing in a dozen countries, learning his racing first in Great Britain. He has contributed to numerous publications on a wide ... View more info

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Steeplechasing The Lonsdale Library Volume XXXII

By: The Rt. Hon. Lord Willoughby De Broke Et Al

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Seely, Service & Co. Ltd: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44482

Condition: Near Fine


Stunning copy in gold cloth boards with bright gilt titles. 334 pgs, No names, tears or soil. Professionally reproduced color illust dj in new mylar displays beautifully. The definitive text, a must have for any complete sporting library. More than suitable for gift giving. Includes: The History of Steeplechasing, The Grand National, Cheltenham: The National Hunt Meeting, Soldiers in the Saddle, Point-to-Point Racing, The National Hunt Committee, Breeding of Steeplechasers, Breeding of Winners of the Grand National, Purchase of Steeplechasers, The Early Education of 'Chasers, Schooling over Fe... View more info

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Horsemanship. A Primer for the Novice; A Guidepost for the More Advanced, A Source of Review for the Expert

By: Wright, Gordon; and The United States Equestrian Team

Price: $45.00

Publisher: VT, Privately Published; Printed By The Vermont Printing Co.: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44478

Condition: Very Good


Very good hardcover in white/blue striped paper covered boards with faux burgundy leather spine and bright gilt title. Edges of boards and page block foxed. Endpps lightly aged toned, 148 glossy pages are crisp and unmarked Includes near very good gray slipcase with two glossy illustrated moderately foxed plates on each side. Spine end sunned, no splits on slipcase, only light shelf wear. A very collectible foundation volume on horsemanship from one of the most solid trainers to ever sit on a horse. Mr. Wright was born in Goshen, Utah, Feb 28th 1902. He started his career as a horseman pu... View more info