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Scarlet to MFH

By: Aldin, Cecil

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39056

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth boards soiled and rubbed at tips, text tight and bright w/few light fingerprints, soil marks on endpapers, and occasional tiny marks in text. No names or tears. Unclipped dj in new mylar is professionally reproduced and shows a fabulous huntsman on his galloping horse with hounds in full cry. There is a paper pull resulting in loss on the rear panel, small rubs and loss at tips, light overall soil on tan background but displays well. This is the follow up book to Ratcatcher to Scarlet, taking the reader further into the roles, rules and responsibilities of the M.F.H. 151 pp. with 29 ... View more info

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Horses and Heather

By: Baxter, Gillian

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & CO. LTD.: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46577

ISBN: 0723203938

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality 1st edition hardcover in rust paper covered boards with red spine and frt board titles shows lightly bumped (not rubbed) tips & spine ends. Price-clipped, original dj in mylar shows no chips, just some light rubbing at head of spine and head of rear panel, along with some light surface soil on white background rear panel that lists other titles by this author. Original, full color illustrated jacket has wrap around art and show a hint of darkening in the sky area at top 1/3 of panels, and color loss at dj flap folds, a hint of rubbing at tips but still displays beautifully in ... View more info

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Ride for the High Points The Real Story of Will James

By: Bramlett, Jim

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Mountain Press Publishing Company: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: MK46618

ISBN: 0878422145

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality hardcover black cloth covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends, gold titles on frt board and backstrip in a black background unclipped, original dust wrapper showing light color loss at extremities, micro chips at spine ends, and rear board upper tip, slight r from storage, now in new mylar and displays beautifully. B&w photo illustrated endpapers show a wide-angle shot of a western ranch with cowboys, horses, wagons milling around. the tips of the ranch house roof and a model T parked out front. A well written biography of everybody's favorite cowboy: Will James. View more info

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Ride for the High Points The Real Story of Will James

By: Bramlett, Jim

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Mountain Press Publishing Company: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: MK46620

ISBN: 0878422889

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality volume in slick b&w illustrated paper covers showing super light roll at tips with the lightest of color loss from storage, book appears unread. No names, tears or soil in the 242 pp text. A well written biography of everybody's favorite cowboy: Will James. View more info

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Horse Training Basics. An Indispensable Guide for Beginning Trainiers

By: Britt, Deborah M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: CO, Alpine Publications Inc.: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43553

ISBN: 0931866634

Condition: Fine


As new 211 pp glossy hardcover without names, tears or soil. Perfect for the new owner whether English or Western tack is chosen. Chapters include: The Right Horse/ Getting to Know Each Other/ Horse Psychology/ Training Basics/ The Human Touch/ Pressure Points/ Tying and Haltering/ Leading and Ground Manners/ Lunging/ Trailering/ Saddle Safety/ Getting On/ Tough Stuff/ Appendix: Catalog List. View more info

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Introduction to Riding & Stablecraft Beaufort Library Vol. II

By: Brooke, Geoffrey, Maj. Gen.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Seeley Service & Co.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27821

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant red cloth with gilt emblem on cover, gilt titles on backstrip. Near fine 1st edition hard cover in red cloth. Corners sharp, name on fep, page block cracked at title page, else as new inside. DJ in new mylar shows light rubbing at tips, few light soil spots on rear panel. 160 pp, 14 photos & 19 illustrations. Wonderful compendium includes: Choice of a Mount, Points & Saddlery, Learning to Ride, Learning to Jump, Country Hacking, Riding to Hounds, School Training (Dressage), Show Jumping, Bad Habits, For Children, Care of the Horse in Health & Sickness, Diseases of the Horse, Wounds ... View more info

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The Horse, His Gaits, Points and Conformation

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45008

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Very good beige paper covered boards with red titles have four light tape marks, tips fairly sharp, not rubbed. Tape marks and former name/date on fep. Text tight and bright. Price clipped dust wrapper is a professional reproduction that shows chips at the spine ends/corners of boards but displays well. This is not a former library book. It is a simple, direct explanation of the movements and points of the horse. Unpaginated 64 pp. 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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Cross Country Horses SIGNED

By: de Martelly, Margaret M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: IL, Finch & McCullough: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 39943

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition paperback with 121 pp text, stiff at spine, no loose pages. Aqua colored illust card covers have some cellophane peeling, tips and fore edge of backstrip bumped and rubbed, very rare first edition of this valuable work even more special because it has Margaret M. deMartelly on the half title page. Not signed to anyone in particular, just first/last name. This book came from the library of Dr. William Lay, former MFH of the Oakbrook Hounds. The author has ten years' instruction by United States Cavalry officers, all of whom were internationally known horsemen, she then ... View more info

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A Discovery Guide Horses and Ponies

By: Eccles, Lesley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Salamander Books Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14020

ISBN: 0861014936

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition in glossy hardcover boards showing one speck of color loss at frt fore-edge of rear board. Informative, well illustrated 64 pp text. Contents: Part One: Intro to Horses and Ponies/ Evolution of the Horse/ Behavior and Communication/ Famous Horses/ Riding/ Riding Holidays/ Horse Care/ Working Horses/ Horses in Sport. Part Two: Popular Breeds of Horses and Ponies/ Points, Colours and Markings/ The Arab/ The TB/ American Breeds/ British Breeds/ European Breeds, Other Popular Breeds/ Index. View more info

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The Complete Book of the Horse

By: Edwards, Elwyn Hartley; Geddes, Candida; Foreword by Richard Meade

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 19700

ISBN: 0706311698

Condition: Fine


4th printing hardcover in black paper covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. 319 pp text crisp and unmarked. No names, tears or soil, dj shows negligible surface wear from storage, more than suitable for gift-giving. Red endpapers with black illustration of horse with points marked. An exhaustive tome on the horse includes: History of the Horse, World's Principal Breeds & Types, Health of the Horse, Care & Management, Breeding & Stud Management, History of Riding, Methods & Techniques of Training, Equestrian Sports, The Horse at Work, The Horse and the Arts. View more info

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Horseback Riding Adventurers

By: Evans, Jeremy

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Crestwood House: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 26099

ISBN: 0896866831

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition exlib hard cover. Tight bright 48 pg well illustrated in color & b/w photos and drawings. Withdrawn stamp on fep. stickers on back cover, small non-faded mark where spine call tag was cleanly removed. Contents include: Why Ride a Horse?/ Points of a Horse/ Popular Breeds/ Clothes for Riding/ Horse Sense/ Tack/ Caring for your Tack/ Getting to Know a Pony/ In the Saddle/ Lungeing/ Aids to Control Your Horse/ Changing Pace/ The Jump/ Away from Home/ Competitive Events/ Riding Schools/ Your Own Pony/ The Blacksmith/ Checking a Horse's Health/ The Pony Club/ Famous Riding ... View more info

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To Horse! A Treatise on Horses and their Management, Including Chapters on the Training of the Young Horse, Equitation, Hints for Instructors, Bitting and First-Aid Treatment

By: Hitchcock, Captain F.C., M.C.; Foreword By Liet.-Colonel Sir Percy Laurie

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett, LTD.: 1948

Seller Id: 34723

Condition: Very Good


Good condition undated hard cover in green cloth boards with bright gilt titles and horse head on backstrip. (Circa 1948) Corners bumped but not severely rubbed, page block tight w/foxing on edge of page block and on a couple of endpapers, title page and dedication page but not within the remaining text. 360 pages plus 16 pp of adverts in rear. Former owner's tidy name on fep ( J. L. Dalryuple). Unclipped original dust jacket shows loss at tips but displays well in new mylar. Illust w/reproductions by Munnings, b/w photos and line drawings from unnamed artist. Chapters Include: Foreword... View more info

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To Horse! A Treatise on Horses and their Management, Including Chapters on the Training of the Young Horse, Equitation, Hints for Instructors, Bitting and First-Aid Treatment

By: Hitchcock, Captain F.C., M.C.; Foreword By Liet.-Colonel Sir Percy Laurie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 31851

Condition: Good


Bright 1st US edition in green cloth boards with bright gilt titles and horse head on backstrip. Dust wrapper in new mylar is a professional reproduction from the Hurst & Blackett UK edition. Cloth on frt board rippled but no water damage inside. Small poke through cloth on backstrip near rear gutter. There is also a poke in the text that appears to have been made by the book binders needle because it migrates into the sewn signatures in the rear of the book, not affecting any text. Corners bumped but not severely rubbed, Cloth slightly rippled. Page block tight w/foxing on endpapers and on ... View more info

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The Quarter Horse

By: Hyland, Ann

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17703

ISBN: 0851315054

Condition: Near Fine


Tight, bright first edition pictorial hardcover with bumped tips. Well illustrated 124 pp text fine. Conformation flaws and points to look for, breed standards and much more. View more info

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The Horse Book A Practical Treatise on the American Horse Breeding Industry As Allied To The Farm

By: Johnstone, J.H.S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: IL, The Breeder's Gazette: 1914

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 25931

Condition: Fair


1914 1st edition hardcover in blue-green worn and rubbed cloth, rubbed at tips. Former owners names/dedications on endpps. National Sporting Library donation plaque on inside frt cover. Front hinge starting but page block tight and holding fine. All there but not pretty. 298 pp. Origins of the Horse, Heredity as a Force, The Stallion - Desirable Points and Faults, Embryology - Impregnation - Conception, Management of the Stallion, Management of Brood Mares and Foals, Fitting for Sale - Market Classes - Trade Terms, Fitting for Show and Showing, The Breeds, What is a Breed?, Draft Types, ... View more info

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Alice and Flower and Foxianna

By: King-Smith, Dick

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19376

ISBN: 0434945781

Condition: Good


Corners rubbed, 32 p. text tight but with some page turning points. Tumbledown Farm Yorkshire TV series tie-in. Fictional kids story of three draft horses. View more info

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The Torrance-Clendennin Episode and Other Horse Stories

By: Levey, Clarence D. (Melville)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Privately Published: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44273

Condition: Good


Exceedingly rare first edition, a presentation copy with the following stamp on the head of the dedication pg: Compliments of the Rider & Driver Pub, Co. 1441 Broadway, New York. 154 tight, slightly age-toned pages. Delicate beige/cream floral endpps darkened at extrems, hinges fine. Much sought, gift quality first edition in paper covered boards with a dame riding side saddle on frt board. Red cloth covered backstrip has no title. Upper tip of frt cover outer layer of paper chipped, all tips bumped and rubbed but clearly not an eyesore (see image). Title inside reads as follows: The Torranc... 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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The Book of the Horse

By: MacGregor-Morris, Pamela

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Grange Books: 1992

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 10875

ISBN: 185627134X

Condition: Near Fine


Revised hardcover with sharp tips, bumped spine ends and faint surface soil on white background dj. 208 pp. For many years considered "The Bible" of the horse. Contains: Foreword by Lucinda Prior-Palmer/ The Origins of the Horse/ The Horse and Man/ The Points of the Horse/ Types and Breeds/ Buying a Horse/ Breeding a Horse/ Breaking and Schooling/ Basic Riding/ Looking After the Horse/ Leisure and Sport/ Great Horses/ Glossary/ Index/ Acknowledgments. View more info