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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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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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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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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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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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As To Polo

By: Forbes, William Cameron

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dedham Country and Polo Club [&] Manila Country Club: 1923

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller Id: 46829

Condition: Very Good


Fifth Edition hardcover in burgundy pebbled cloth that is gilt ruled and titled on frt board and backstrip. Spine ends and tips rubbed, spine ends bumped, tips still sharp. Not exlib, No names, tears or soil. Measures 9" along spine, 154 pp of crisp and unmarked text followed by 25 full page duo-tone plates of field diagrams and strategy plans. Chapters Include: The Game, The Polo Club Field, Ponies and Equipment, Rules, Horsemanship, Use of the Mallet, Team Play, Duties of No.1, Duties of No.2, Duties of No.3, Duties of No.4, Duties of the Captain, Match Playing, Diagra... View more info

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Hoofbeats. Drawings and Comments. 1938 Signed, Numbered, Limited Edition

By: Halpin, Warren T.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: PA, J.B. Lippincott: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed, Limited Numbered

Seller Id: 28620

Condition: Good


Signed, limited first edition numbered #164 of 1500 printings. Good 1st edition, no dj. Moderate surface soil on red, blue & white tattersall cloth, corners bumped with lower cover tip rubbed through, head of spine cloth chipped and paste-on paper title label is tatty round the edges. 1939 gift dedication on fep. Book is oversized at 9"x 13" x 1.5" and features title and silhouette image of trotting horse in gold. Introductions by Stewart B.Iglehart, Henry G. Vaughn and William DuPont Jr. 283 pages are tight and clean, includes 65 pencil drawings, none in color. If it had a c... View more info

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Hoofbeats Drawings and Comments. Signed Limited Numbered #117/150 in Full Vellum

By: Halpin, Warren T.; Intro to Polo By Stewart B. Inglehart; Intro to Hunting By Henry G. Vaughan; Intro to Steeplechasing By William Du Pont Jr.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: PA, J.B. Lippincott: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed, Limited Numbered

Seller Id: 40026

Condition: Good


Super rare deluxe first edition in full vellum. Numbered, Limited edition #117 of 150 copies. No slipcase or presentation box. Moderate soil and surface wear on smooth oyster colored vellum boards with bright gilt titles and trotting horse silhouette on frt board. Tips bumped and lightly rubbed, Head of spine has a closed tear in vellum. Tips bumped with lower frt tip just broken through. No major fraying. Signed by Halpin in pencil on limitation page as well as a pencil signature on the tissue-guarded frontis of a stunning color painting (head shot) of a bridled bay horse. This wonderful, la... View more info

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Hoof-Beats

By: Hawkins, Homer

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15684

Condition: Good +


Nice hardcover with black titles on soiled and spotted muted orange cloth. 1932 1st edition, 1st printing. All 4 tips and spine ends bumped but not rubbed. There is one 1/4" closed surface tear about mid spine through the cloth and 1st cardboard layer, else straight and square, page block unaffected. Tasteful former owners bookplate on frt pastedown along with her signature and Christmas 1978 at foot of frt end paper. There is no dust jacket and it is not a former library copy. Measures 11 1/4" tall x 8 3/4" wide x 3/4" thick. The 71 pp heavier weight text is tight and br... View more info

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Our American Horse

By: Hogner, Dorothy Childs

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44122

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright 1st edition in blue cloth boards with bright gilt illustration and titles on frt board. Lower fore edge of both boards faded, bit of discoloration on pastedns and endpps in same area, text unaffected. Tips and spine ends sharp. NOT exlib. Tiny, obscure vintage bookstore sticker on foot of fep. 114 pg well illustrated text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped professionally reproduced dj in new mylar somewhat tatty along top edge w/small closed tears and few small chips, still displays well. This is the story of the American Horse. Beginning with the Mustang, the narrative progresses... View more info

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Our American Horse

By: Hogner, Dorothy Childs

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32767

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright 1st edition in blue cloth boards with bright gilt illustration and titles on frt board. Tips lightly bumped but not rubbed. NOT exlib. Bit of color loss at tips. Tasteful engraving on former owner's bookplate on fep. 114 pg well illustrated text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped professionally reproduced dj in new mylar somewhat tatty along top edge w/small closed tears and few small chips, still displays well. This is the story of the American Horse. Beginning with the Mustang, the narrative progresses to our own day (1944) and the part the horse is playing in the American war ef... View more info

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Heroes, Horses & High Society Aiken from 1540

By: Lawrence Kay

Price: $35.00

Publisher: SC, Privately Printed: 1982

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller Id: 37702

Condition: Near Fine


Tight, bright, unmarked 4th printing hardcover in moderately worn, unclipped dj in mylar. 151 pgs. Small chip at foot of dj frt panel few small chips and rubbing at extremities, book itself is lovely. The illustrated history Aiken from the famous Wilcox Inn, it's famous visitors including Winston Churchill and his wife, , Count and Countess Bernadette of Sweden, Irene Castle, Elizabeth Arden, Fred Astair and Grace Moore. Winter Residents at the resort have included Vanderbilts, William K and Harold, Grandsons of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt, Evelyn Walsh McLean of "Hope Diamond" fame... View more info

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The Pimm's Book Of Polo

By: Lloyd, John; Roberts, Michael; Major Ronald Fertuson Editorial Adviser

Price: $35.00

Publisher: VT, Trafalgar Square Publishing: 1989

Edition: First US Edition

Seller Id: 40998

ISBN: 0943955173

Condition: Very Good


An attractive and oversized 1st edition hardcover. Tips bumped but not rubbed, spine cracked at title page but no loose leaves. Two closed tears at unclipped dj flap fold, displays well in new mylar. Not exlib. First American Edition. 240 pp. Quintessentially a game of style, polo is the most aristocratic of all ball games. The Pimm's Book of Polo takes you inside the sport that has experienced a splendid renaissance over the last few decades. A stunning collection of action pictures by the world's finest polo photographers - coupled with an intimately bright text by a leading polo journalist... View more info

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Bridle Wise: A Key to Better Hunters -- Better Ponies

By: Lt. Col. Goldschmidt, S.G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Country Life, Ltd.: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 33882

Condition: Very Good +


Very good 1st edition hard cover in tan cloth boards with red titles that are slightly soiled. Professionally reproduced dj in new mylar shows wear and loss but displays well. End pages and edges of page block are age-toned. Text is tight and unmarked. 162 pp. Indexed. The author had many years experience in the breaking and schooling of horses. A practical book enhanced by the illustrations of Lionel Edwards. There are 25 mono plates plus a colored frontispiece. "Unless [the rider] understands the psychology of the horse and the principles upon which its education is based, he will nev... 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 Horseman's Year 1958

By: Lyon, W.E.; John Board, Glenda Spooner, John Hislop, et al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31849

Condition: Very Good


VG first edition hardcover, no dj. Lovely yellow cloth hardcover with bit of very light soil, corners bumped but not rubbed. Tight, unmarked, crisp 160 pg text. Includes: The National Hunt Season 1956-57 by Tom Nickalls/ Trotting: At Home and Abroad by Sidney Moorhouse/ Horses of the Cape of Good Hope by Ivanonia Roworth/ The Schumanns and Their Horses by Paul de Cordon/ The Horses of Canada by Stanley Harrison/ Recent Long Distance Rides by Stella A. Walker/ The New Zealand Station Hack by Ben Rutherford/ The Australian Stockhorse by John Balfour Brown/ The Gypsy and His Horse by Antony D... View more info

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Red Embers

By: Lyons, Dorothy

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46904

Condition: Near Fine


First edition hardcover in light green cloth covered boards with black titles and drawing of horse and girl's head & shoulders on frt board. Not ex-lib. Tips sharp, spine ends bumped, cloth faintly age-toned at extremities. No names, tears or soil within the 262 pp text. Price-clipped, original dust wrapper has light color loss at flap folds and extremities, couple of micro chips at spine ends, two small spots of color loss on the shoulder of the horse image, three half inch closed tears at head of, and light soil on cream background rear dj panel. Jacket is now in new mylar and shows very ... View more info

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Best Horse Stories

By: O'Mara, Lesley; Intro By Francome, John MBE

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Brockhampton Press: 1995

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 14822

ISBN: 1860191126

Condition: Fine


Gift quality revised edition in color illustrated glossy hardboards showing bumped spine ends but tips remain sharp. 256 page text crisp and unmarked, no names, tears or soil. Un-clipped glossy dust jacket is illustrated with matching art as the boards and shows a hint of curl at head of frt panel. Jacket now in new mylar and displays beautifully with seven lovely horse heads surrounding the white title box with black and red lettering. Here are 18 tales of wild horses from Argentina, English Shire horses, Indian Polo Ponies and the bucking horses of the American cowboy, as well as stories... View more info