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Wild Horses of Canada

By: Bearcroft, Norma

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen & Co. Ltd.: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46797

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality First Edition hardcover in clean and bright, lightly bumped red paper covered boards. No names, tears or soil within but I see a couple of randomly scattered age marks on the leaves. 91 pp. Unclipped, original color illustrated dust wrapper has a diagonal chip at the head of spine and upper left corner of frt panel that took the right branch of the letter A in Canada with it (yes, the gilt title is printed upside-down on backstrip). There is also small chips and color loss on three of the dj flap folds. Moderately surface soiled, off-white rear dj panel has four other J.A. All... View more info

Chica A Horse Angel Special

By: Chase, Bobbie: Editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CT, Stabenfeldt, Inc: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45950

ISBN: 1933343486

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp unmarked realistic style horse comic book style story based on a real-life tale. Negligible surface wear from storage. 24 pp. Beautiful Chica lived a life as a happy and carefree as any horse could wish. She thought her world would always be good, but then one day everything changes. The nice old man who cared for her is gone. In his place is a man who doesn't know anything about horses and who cares about only one thing - having Chica make him rich! But things don't go his way, and soon he neglects Chica completely. Starving and ill from the many wounds on her body, the lovely, g... View more info

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The Ginger Horse

By: Daly, Maureen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1964

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 38981

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated hard boards with moderate shelf wear on extremities. 89 pp. of clean text without noticeable soil or markings; color illustrated title page with b&w illustrations throughout. The story centers around a mining family in Duneen, Scotland. While they are a hardworking bunch there is one member of the family, their 12-yr old son Rob, who hopes more than anything to avoid working in the mines along side his father. While figuring out his own dilemma, he also sets out to rescue a pit-pony from a destiny that seems far too much like his own. View more info

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Horses That Save Lives True stories of Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Rescue

By: Dudley, Cheryl

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Skyhorse Publishing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38526

ISBN: 160239721X

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hardcover in near fine photo illust dj in new mylar. Perfect for gift giving to uplift the spirits of an injured friend. There is no denying that the emotional bond between horses and the humans who love them can reach mystical proportions, and nowhere is that relationship more evident than in these twenty-five true-life accounts of horses rescuing people. Some of the stories recount incidents where physical injury, or worse, was imminent and only because a horse intervened are the narrators still alive to tell the tale. Other chapters describe that other plane of salvation... View more info

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Scotty's Mare

By: Gard, Robert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46450

Condition: Good


Solid, exlib first edition reading copy in illustrated rusty red buckram cloth boards that show rub through cloth at four tips and both spine ends. Pocket pulled but all 152 pages present. Page block is tight with some finger soil, hinge papers are fine, no tears seen in the text. Former owner's handwriting on frt pastedown. All there but not pretty. However, the unclipped color illustrated dust wrapper looks VG in shades of browns, black, and cream is unique as it has the appearance of some old paper, nailed onto a wooden wall with the edges of paper curling and with chips and tears at ... View more info

Scotty's Mare

By: Gard, Robert E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46424

Condition: Fair


Solid, exlib first edition reading copy in green cloth boards that show tape stains on cloth, spine ends bumped, tips fairly sharp but there is heavy shelf wear at lower tips & foot of spine and half of the board feet rubbed through with boards showing. Pocket and all 153 pages present with tape marks & handling soil on endpprs. Page block is tight and clean, hinge papers are fine, no major soil, no tears seen in the text. All there but not pretty. However, the unclipped color illustrated dust wrapper looks VG in shades of browns, black, and cream is unique as it has the appearance of som... View more info

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The Something-Special Horse

By: Hall, Lynn

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1985

Edition: First Thus

Seller Id: 6458

ISBN: 0684183439

Condition: Fine


Barely brushed extremities, text as new. 101 pages in story are nice and clean with lovey b/w sketches. CHILDREN STORY: Chris hates the fact that his father buys horses to sell for meat, but when a beautiful mare with some unusual characteristics, Chris is determined to rescue the horse from death. View more info

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White Mare of the Black Tents

By: Hoffmann, Eleanor

Price: $36.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46442

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in bright orange paper covered boards with color loss at bumped tips and spine ends. Tidy name on frt pastedown and a smidge of white-out at head of fep. 214 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped original dj has wrap around art with a black line drawing of a man and a boy riding a camel, leading a really pretty white mare along the sands of the desert, in the background we see (you guessed it!): black tents and a palm tree. A small illustration on the backstrip shows a man holding a camel at a distance, and another palm tree. DJ has a few micro chips at tips, upp... View more info

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Silver Brumby Kingdom

By: Mitchell, Elyne

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Victoria, Hutchinson of Australia: 1973

Seller Id: R47007

ISBN: 0090795601

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing of the 1st edition hardcover in black paper covered boards with bright gilt spine title and cover line drawing of a horse with the ocean and seagulls flying in the background. Tips and spine ends still sharp, no color loss. Former owner's gift dedication on the frt pastedown, most of which hides behind the frt flap, save for two numbers of the year. Otherwise, no marks, writing, tears or issues in the 189 pp text. Un-clipped, original dust wrapper shows a couple of light creases & faint color loss at flap folds and foot of spine, but no loss. Jacket now displays well in new ... View more info

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Snowman

By: Montgomery, Rutherford

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46182

Condition: Near Fine


First edition (so stated) hardcover in mauve cloth covered boards shows bumped and lightly brushed spine ends, tips remain fairly sharp with color loss. The book is not an exlib. 131 pp text is crisp and unmarked but has some foxing on endpprs. Book is in a complete, unclipped original turquoise background dust wrapper with a photograph of Harry de Leyer & Snowman taking a sizable oxer at a show. DJ has color loss and short creases at tips and spine ends. Displays well in new mylar and has kept this book in fine form. Frontispiece and b/w photographs. Biography of the grey Pennsylvani... View more info

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Snowman

By: Montgomery, Rutherford

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46400

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality 1st edition (so stated) hardcover in tan cloth covered boards showing bumped (not rubbed) spine ends, light color loss at lightly bumped tips and on rear board periphery. Not exlib. 131 pp text is crisp and unmarked, no names, tears or soil but there is some foxing on frt and rear endpps. Un-clipped deep orange background photo illustrated dust wrapper with two short closed tears at head of frt and rear panel, color loss at spine ends and a shallow crease along upper edge of frt cover. DJ is a professional reproduction that is now in new mylar, displays well and has kept this ... View more info

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Mint's Christmas Message

By: Spitz, Mary Y.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: VA, Mother Moose Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34795

ISBN: 0972457003

Condition: Near Fine


Book is near fine with lightly bumped (not rubbed) spine ends, tips remain sharp. 32 pp text crisp and unmarked. Unclipped illustrated dust wrapper has a Ben Franklin Award silver seal and an irregular closed tear from spine edge to 1.5" into frt cover panel but displays well in new mylar. Local Virginia author Spitz wrote the tale: On a stormy Christmas Eve, in a field of horses, Rebecca's Grandfather Tom works to save a freezing pony. After all of his attempts fail, Grandfather Tom learns a valuable lesson from the old pony. This snowy evening will forever change the heart and sou... View more info

The Dancing Horse

By: Vaughan, Carol

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Blackie: 1966

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: R46488

ISBN: 0216884535

Condition: Very Good


Possible first edition hardcover in red paper covered boards showing bumped tips and spine ends. 114 pp text is crisp, and has no names or tears. Age-toning on reinforced hinge papers, pocket pulled but all pages present, two pieces of cello tape on frt boards to keep jacket in place at the library. Excitement comes to the Manorfields Stud and to Michael, Peter and Judy when a lot of strange horses suddenly wander on to the premises. A circus has come to the district, but when their train is derailed the Thorncroft family unexpectedly make friends with Florence, the rider of a beautiful Ar... View more info

King of the Castle

By: Vaughan, Carol

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Blackie: 1968

Seller Id: R46489

ISBN: 0216872146

Condition: Near Fine


Possible first edition hardcover in orange paper covered boards showing bumped head of spine, foot of spine and four tips still sharp. Not exlib. 124 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Book opens to half title but I see no evidence of a removed fep. Price-clipped dust jacket shows a little color loss at extrems and spine backstrip. Also shows a kid on a black horse, racing uphill to a castle, next to this person are two unsaddled horses galloping along as well. Anna has a special gift for handling horses - and people. When her mother buys a cottage next to the Castle Stables owned by the ... View more info

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The Animal Rescue Squad #3 Horse in the House

By: Weiss, Ellen & Frieman, Mel

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Bullseye Books: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 10059

ISBN: 0679858679

Condition: Fine


1st edition unread glossy copy. 119 pp. Abby's new pet (miniature horse) is so cute, how can her dad say no? View more info