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Rosina and Son

By: Barne, Kitty

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers Ltd: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46742

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition hardcover in red cloth covered boards with black title spine. 216 pp text is crisp and bright. Very good color illustrated, un-clipped jacket lightly sunned on spine but displays very well in new mylar. Owner's neat ink Christmas presentation note written on front endpaper dated 1956. Rosina Copper was a real polo pony and show champion in 1920s-30s Britain. This children's/young adult novel imagines her life and her colt's in a circus during the ten missing years in her history. View more info

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Polo Author's Presentation Copy

By: Barrantes, Susan; Foreword By H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, Intro By Juan Carlos Harriot

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Argentina, Ediciones Lariviere: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 46706

ISBN: 9879528085

Condition: Fine


Gift quality, true first edition hardcover in red cloth boards with gold titles, sharp tips and spine ends. Book appears unread, save for author's presentation to someone with the following words: " To Doris, with best wishes Susan Barrantes 1998. No tears or soil in the glossy 208 pp text. Unclipped (and unpriced) dj in new mylar has negligible color loss at rear board tips, and a 6/8" closed tear at head of rear flap fold which can be seen in the photo below, but is now not noticeable at all because of the clear, removable jacket mylar that is now on the dj. Profusely illustrat... View more info

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Polo

By: Barrantes, Susan; Foreword By H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, Intro By Juan Carlos Harriot

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Argentina, Ediciones Lariviere: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46938

ISBN: 9879528085

Condition: Fine


Gift quality, true first edition hardcover in red cloth boards with gold titles, sharp tips and spine ends. Book appears unread, no writing, tears or soil on the glossy 208 pp text. The unclipped Only one light crease on the gold colored, blank front endpaper is the only mark identifying this book as being opened before. Unclipped (and unpriced) dj in new mylar has one micro and two small areas on the foot of the rear panel that shows 2 small chips of the outer color layer only (see image) and one micro one near the foot of the rear gutter. Profusely illustrated landscape format coffee ta... View more info

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Horses & Practical Horse-Keeping

By: Barton, Frank Townend, M.R.C.V.S.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28632

Condition: Good +


An exhaustive 1st edition compendium, much pertaining to horse health and ailments. A rare volume in green pictorial cloth boards bumped and rubbed at tips. Book is approx 6" x 8.5" x 3" thick. Titles worn on cover, appears as if something has spilled at one time taking some of the layers of white letting with it but it is still legible (see pic). Inner hinges fine, page block sound and tight but occasionally wavy from past moisture but there is no musty smell. Contents include: The Shire and the Cart Horse, The Clydesdale Horse, The Suffolk, Remarks on Van and Cross-Bred Horses... View more info

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Into Polo A True Life Story

By: Beal, Carlton

Price: $200.00

Publisher: TX, Privately Printed: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46905

ISBN: 0962978019

Condition: Near Fine


First edition hardcover in blue cloth covered boards with color photo frontis and bright gilt titles. One tiny triangle of color loss at head of frt board 1/4" x 1/4" . 379 pp. DJ in mylar is a professional reproduction that shows light color loss at extremities from storage. Not price clipped. No names but does have date and "Picked up at Polo Hall of Fame" on fep. During the 1920s, there was polo in the San Francisco area and Carlton Beal's father, having been raised on a ranch, joined the San Mateo Polo Club. He played with such notables as Willie Tevis, Eric Pedley, L... View more info

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The World of Dressage

By: Blake, Neil Ffrench

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1969

Edition: First U.S Edition.

Seller Id: 28478

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st U.S. edition black cloth hardcover with sharp tips, gift dedication on fep, else crisp and unmarked. 190 pp including index of photographic data. Full color facsimile photo dj shows wear and color loss at tips from storage. Book is approx 11 1/2" x 8 1/2" x 3/4". With stunning photography and informative commentary the author shows how dressage is basic to the training of all horses, including the hunters, jumpers, the polo pony or the pleasure horse. By watching and interviewing famous international performers, and by sitting quietly listening to them analyze the... View more info

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Alice & Combined Training A Tale of Two Horses

By: Brooke, Geoffrey, Major-General, C.B., D.S.O., M.C.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Seely, Service & Co. Ltd: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44935

Condition: Very Good


1st edition in rust cloth covered boards with bright gilt titles, sharp tips and bumped (not rubbed) spine ends. Foxing on endpps, else crisp, bright and unmarked. 143 pp. Not exlib. Original illust dj shows chips but displays well in new mylar. True story of two horses owned by Major-General Geoffrey Brooke is a factual tale of how he brought these two along to be completely rounded hacks, show jumpers, fox hunters and even polo ponies. Inside is all the details one would need to do so to their own mounts. View more info

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Horse-Sense and Horsemanship of To-Day Economy and Method in Training Hunters and Polo Ponies

By: Brooke, Geoffrey; Intro By General The Earl of Cavan and Lord Wodehouse, M.C.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27837

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover in dark green cloth boards with gold titles show bumped corners and some light 'mottling on cloth at fore-edge of frt board, shows well on the gilt title spine. No dust wrapper. 180 tight and bright heavy stock pages without tears or soil. A wonderful read, profusely illustrated with 41 b/w photos. Clear, concise and current forward seat info within including polo, the galloping game. Chapters include: The Rider's Seat & Hands, Theory - Jumping Qualifications - Condition - Balance - Bits, First Lessons - Free Jumping - Schooling In Long Reins - Circular Manege - Sch... View more info

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Horsemanship The Way of a Man With a Horse Londsdale Library

By: Brooke, Maj.-Gen. Geoffrey, Todd, Col. A.G. (Veterinary Notes; Lieut.-Col. Arthur Brooke (Pigsticking)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Seely, Service & Co. Ltd: 1929

Seller Id: 46959

Condition: Near Fine


The Lonsdale Library Volume I. Gift quality, straight, sharp hardcover in beige cloth covered boards quarter-bound in taupe buckram cloth on backstrip & gutters with sharp tips, and barely bumped spine ends. Top edge of page block dyed brown, no names or tears. Photo illustrated DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction with surface soil and loss at tips still displays well. 288 pp. Frontis + 94 other b/w photo plates. Described as the most complete treatise on horses, ponies and horsemanship yet published with chapters on The Horse, Stable knowledge & Routine, Riding, Jumping lesson... View more info

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Phari The Adventures of a Tibetan Pony

By: Buckingham, M. E.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd.: 1936

Seller Id: 46326

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover in bright mustard yellow cloth bds with bumped (not rubbed) extrems, text tight and bright w/out names or soil, fep removed, front hinge cracked. 135 pp holding tight and going nowhere. Professionally reproduced illust dj in new mylar shows small chips at tips and spine ends, slight overall surface soil, still displays well. B/w vignettes throughout and 8 wonderful b/w full page pencil drawings by K.F. Barker. Story of Phari, told in third person bu the author of a pony who lived in India, his hardships, early life on the wind-swept table land of Tibet, through his life wi... View more info

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Capital Horse Country

By: Burke, Jackie C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VA, EPM Publications: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34229

ISBN: 0939009803

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition unread soft cover with light wear on illustrated cover from storage. 294 pages without names, tears or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos, line illustrations and diagrams including course maps, regional hunt club buttons and so very much more. An indispensable guide to any savvy horse lover in the Piedmont area. Contents include: Horse Around Hunt Country - The Whys and Wherefores of this Book. Spring Steeplechases in Virginia - Bring out the Benz and the Flowered Hat. Racing Over Jumps in Maryland - Land of the Tall Timbers. Flat Racing and Parimutuel - Ho... View more info

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Capital Horse Country

By: Burke, Jackie C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VA, EPM Publications: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45037

ISBN: 0939009803

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition unread soft cover with light wear on illustrated cover from storage. 294 pages without names, tears or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos, line illustrations and diagrams including course maps, regional hunt club buttons and so very much more. An indispensable guide to any savvy horse lover in the Piedmont area. Contents include: Horse Around Hunt Country - The Whys and Wherefores of this Book. Spring Steeplechases in Virginia - Bring out the Benz and the Flowered Hat. Racing Over Jumps in Maryland - Land of the Tall Timbers. Flat Racing and Parimutuel... View more info

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Capital Horse Country

By: Burke, Jackie C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VA, EPM Publications: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45040

ISBN: 0939009803

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition unread soft cover with light wear on illustrated cover from storage. 294 pages without names, tears or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos, line illustrations and diagrams including course maps, regional hunt club buttons and so very much more. An indispensable guide to any savvy horse lover in the Piedmont area. Contents include: Horse Around Hunt Country - The Whys and Wherefores of this Book. Spring Steeplechases in Virginia - Bring out the Benz and the Flowered Hat. Racing Over Jumps in Maryland - Land of the Tall Timbers. Flat Racing and Parimutuel - Ho... View more info

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Horse Discover the World of Horse and Pony in Close-Up - Their Behavior and Important Role in History

By: Clutton-Brock, Juliet

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Dorling Kindersley: 1992

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller Id: 46820

ISBN: 0789457733

Condition: Fine


Gift quality glossy, uncreased paperback without names, tears or soil inside or out. Pictorial paper covers are loaded with color photos and drawings. Vividly patterned endpapers display many other DK, Eyewitness Books available besides this equestrian title. It is a truly lovely book chock-a-block full of color photos and info on all aspects of horse care; breeds; wild horses; horse & carriages; ancient horse lore and much more! View more info

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Childcraft Volume Eight 8 Creative Play and Hobbies

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $7.00

Publisher: IL, Field Enterprises: 1949

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 45783

Condition: Very Good


Orange pebbled cloth shows three children playing marco polo or some hiding game in front of a tree. Tips and spine ends rubbed, 274 pp text fine with charming color illustrated endpps by Milo Winter. Includes: Games for Indoors and Outdoors, Quiet Play, Making the Most of your Home, Games for Travel, Planning a Party, Choosing a Hobby, Playmaking and Play Acting, Drawing and Painting, Writing Our Thoughts, Making Toys and Playthings, Cooking Up Fun, Adventures in Handwork, Puppets and Marionettes, Sewing for Fun, Making Musical Instruments. View more info

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Polo at Great Meadow, The Plains VA 10 Yr Anniversary Book

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $18.00

Publisher: VA, Polo Great Meadow: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40652

Condition: Fine


As new glossy 48 pp magazine with a brief overview history of the polo activities at Great Meadow, The Plains VA. Photos of the players, local adverts and more. Cover states Ride for Charity which was a promotional even played in 2004. Includes 4pp of fab color drawings of polo play and action by Sam Savitt. Collectible and uncommon polo offering View more info

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Victor Perard's Drawing Horses

By: Cook, Gladys Emerson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Pitman Publishing Corp.: 1956

Seller Id: 34863

Condition: Very Good


Landscape format, light surface wear from storage, small poke near foot of spine on frt cover does not touch the 48 pp text. Step-by-step instructions on how to draw the equine in many action forms including, Playing Polo, Jumping, Racing, Dressage Movements and so much more. Possible 2nd printing, hard to tell on this one. View more info

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The Sports Library Riding, Driving and Kindred Sports

By: Dale, T. F.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44351

Condition: Good +


Not ex-lib. Solid reading copy in light green cloth with brn titles, cloth frayed at tips and spine ends, lifting from boards a bit, Well protected in clear mylar sleeve. Rear hinge paper cracked, frt fine, page block holding tight. 207 pp. Tissue-guarded frontis present. In a series intended as a kind of "cheap Badminton Library" for younger, less affluent sportsmen of the coming 20th century. The "kindred sports" are polo, hog- and jackal-hunting, and horse racing. With a chapter on riding and hunting for women. View more info

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The Corps Roots the Loudest" A History of VMI Athletics

By: Davis, Thomas W.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: VA, University Press of Virginia: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33690

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover and dj are in fine condition save for bit of surface soil on lower edge of page block and vertical crease on frt dj flap. Unclipped dj now in new mylar and displays beautifully. This is a gift quality book without names or tears. 335 pp over sized landscape format 8vo. This book examines the history of athletics at the Virginia Military Institute from its founding in 1839 to the present. Loaded with b/w photos. Too large for the flat rate envelope. View more info

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Sport in War

By: Dawson, Captain Lionel, Royal Navy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 20241

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in green cloth boards sunned along spine edge and on rear quarters, corners bumped, tips lightly rubbed. Internally fine save for pencil name on fep. 98 pgs of crisp, heavy stock. Oversized tome in rare professionally reproduced dj with a lovely color plate on the frt panel. showing The Capture of Tom Crane. Two triangular chips, one at frt fold, one at foot of frt fore edge and loss at head of spine taking the word Sport with it, still displays well in new mylar. The British entertained themselves during the Crimean War & The Great War with everything from Pig Sti... View more info