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A Guide to Driving Horses

By: Walrond, Sallie

Price: $7.00

Publisher: CA, Wilshire Book Co.: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46350

ISBN: 0879802421

Condition: Very Good


First edition paperback in glossy color photo illustrated card covers with a smidge of sticker glue mark on foot of inside cover and some color loss at periphery from storage. 136 pp text is crisp, clean and unmarked. Chapters include: A Brief History of Driving in England/ Single Horse/ Driving a Pair/ Tandem Driving/ Training- The Early Stages/ Further Training/ Showing Considered/ Preparing for and Going to a Show/ Vehicles for Private Driving/ Care of the Vehicle/ Index. View more info

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Across Country

By: Wanderer; D'Avigdor , Elim H.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Agnew & Co.: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46239

Condition: Good


Rebound first edition hardcover in gilt and black blindstamped decorative burgundy cloth showing hunt scene on frt board, and what was left, about half of backstrip. Spine ends sharp, beveled board tips bumped and lightly rubbed. Inner hinges fine, 361 page block tight, former owner's embossed stamp and 1 inch closed tear at foot on fep. Hand colored illustrations on stiff card show some foxing in margins of a couple of the 22 color plates by Georgina Bowers. A period story of the chase. View more info

The Natural Rider A Right Brain Approach To Riding

By: Wanless, Mary

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46104

ISBN: 0671507664

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition, first printing hardcover in dark green paper covered boards with yellow cloth backstrip. Tips and spine ends sharp, 320 pp text is crisp and unmarked save for a tiny grey spot on green fep. Wanless states: "Almost all riders struggle more than is necessary. The excitement of success need not be reserved for the 'talented.'" A method of teaching which is based on training the rider to make use of the right side of the brain and which is producing remarkable results - Horse And Rider Magazine. View more info

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The World of Polo Past & Present

By: Watson, J.N.P.; Foreword By The Viscount Cowdray

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Massachusetts, Salem House: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46944

ISBN: 094825307X

Condition: Fine


Gift quality 2nd printing of the first US edition, published one year after the first. Splendid hardcover in black paper covered boards with bright gilt title spine. Barely brushed tips, else as new inside and out. 164 pages profusely illustrated in b/w and color. Unclipped, original full color illustrated jacket has wrap around the entire book art, and also has a lovely brown on white line drawn image on the endpapers showing a woman in Victorian garb standing with two young boys watching a polo match. Book measures 8-1/2" x 11-1/4" and displays beautifully in its removable myla... View more info

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The Princess Pocahontas

By: Watson, Virginia

Price: $18.00

Publisher: PA, The Penn Publishing Co.: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30376

Condition: Fair


Shaken first edition 1916 reading copy with rubbed tips & spine ends, sticker pull w/loss, touched up w/pencil on pasted on cover image, inner hinge papers split with cloth showing, very tender at this point but page block itself is tight. All color plates present but some have light watermark in margin at head. Fep removed and personal embossed stamp on second blank endpaper. 306 pp. Pocahontas's greatest service was not in saving the life of John Smith but in her continued friendship to the starving settlement. Beautifully illustrated by George Wharton Edwards. View more info

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While the Horses Galloped to London

By: Watts, Mabel

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Parent Magazine Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46351

ISBN: 0819306533

Condition: Very Good


Very nice first edition hardcover in illustrated cloth covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends showing light color loss from storage plus and a couple of can't be seen indentations on the busy illustration. 46 pp text has some super light foxing on frt pastedown. Illustrated in browns, beige, and black, the tale is of a cramped carriage in the days before the automobile on its way to London. The stewpot Sherman carried on the stage proved a nuisance until the wickedest robber, outlaw, and highwayman in all of England came along. Brings new meaning to road rage, going inside the carrag... View more info

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SLIPCASED SET: Webster's Ninth New Collegiate Deluxe Dictionary and Thesaurus

By: Webster, A. Merriam

Price: $20.00

Publisher: MA, Merriam-Webster Inc:

Edition: Slipcased

Seller Id: 41818

ISBN: 087779510X

Condition: Near Fine


Deluxe slipcased set in brown leatherette boards and matching leatherette slipcase showing light color loss to still sharp tips on case and books. One 1/4" split to head of spine leather on Thesaurus from pulling off the shelf incorrectly. 1564 total pages, no names inside, no writing, not exlib, seems to be a barely used set and worthy of gift giving. Not everyone needs a dictionary that's heavier than a Thanksgiving turkey and a vocabulary of 450,000 words. The Collegiate Dictionary, a mere 3.5 pounds, is an excellent compromise, with clear definitions and brief etymologies. Few stud... View more info

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Lawrence Welk Presents Color-Glo Tommy Thomas Book Tunes for Tots

By: Welk, Lawrence

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Thomas Organ Program: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41670

Condition: Very Good


24 pp stapled booklet is tight and unmarked showing very light color loss on royal blue covers from storage. View more info

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Western Maryland - Springboard of the Union Army to Gettysburg DOUBLE SIGNED

By: Wenger, Warren D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NJ, Standard Publishing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 37650

Condition: Fine


1st edition paperback showing minimal shelf wear. 37 tight & bright pages with no writing, tears or blemishes. Signed once under his name on title page, then again, dedicating this book to Bruce & Gloria from Warren at head of title page. Tracing the Generals steps to the battle at Gettysburg. View more info

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Keep Your Own Pony

By: Wheatley, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 17660

ISBN: 0090638212

Condition: Very Good +


VG reprint hardcover in black paper boards with lightly bumped spine ends & tips. 224 pg text tight and bright w/name on frt pastedn. No dj. Includes: History of the horse / Points of a horse / Height, color, markings, sex / How a pony moves / Native pony breeds / Other breeds of horse / Keeping a pony at grass / The stabled horse / Stable equipment / Tack / Hiring or buying / Handling, Saddling up / Psychology of the horse and rider / First rides / Lunging and exercises / The paces of a horse / Elementary training (Dressage) / Hacking / Traveling / Showing / Jumping / Refractory Horses / F... View more info

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The Brittany In America

By: White, Fred Z., M.D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1965

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 38283

Condition: Good


Rust cloth covered boards with color loss at bumped tips and spine ends, no boards showing. Faint cup ring and general handling soil on boards, 228 pp text crisp w/minimal finger soil and a few red pen underlinings. Former owner's photocopied Brittany pedigree and info laid in. No proper title page or publisher listed, no pages appear to have been removed. Author's last name, White, imprinted at foot of backstrip. An informative and exceedingly visually entertaining volume of this loyal and talented hunting dog & companion. Profusely illlustrated in b/w photographs, vintage art reproductions, ... View more info

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Young People's History of Our Island Possessions Four Books in One

By: White, Trumbull

Price: $35.00

Publisher: IL, International Publishing Co.: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32495

Condition: Fair


1st edition in illustrated blue cloth covered boards with gilt lettering/design to front and spine. Spine gilt dulled but legible, spine ends, corners and fore-edge of rear board are rubbed. Blank fep tatty at edges, is detached and laid in. Inner hinges cracked with threads showing, page block tight and bright. Exceedingly rare volume. Four books in one. Includes: Book I. - The Philippine Islands. Book II. - Puerto Rico. Book III. - Cuba. Book IV. - The Hawaiian Islands. Elaborately illustrated with photographs and drawings from all the countries included in the work. A pretty book that coul... View more info

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Fuzzy Dan (Cowboy w/Fuzzy Red Chaps)

By: Whitehead, Jane

Price: $22.00

Publisher: WI, Whitman Publishing Co,: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44385

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality yellow background glossy hardcover showing Dan the cowboy in his red fuzzy chaps, title is also fuzzy. Has partial fuzzy pages throughout. Illust endpps. Text browned but not brittle. View more info

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Songs & Verses

By: Whyte-Melville, G.J.; Illust Lionel Edwards

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Company Ltd: 1926

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 40027

Condition: Very Good


Lovely 2nd printing hardcover in navy blue cloth with bright gilt titles on frt board and backstrip. Corners bumped showing color loss but no major rubbing. Cloth on boards not pulled as tight as it could be, bit of wavyness but nothing offensive. Pictorial dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that displays well and will keep this book in fine form. Text unmarked save for age toning on end pages. Most of the colored tipped-in plates on heavy brown card stock by Lionel Edwards are in fine condition save for one with a faint crease (no chipped edges) and one plate shows some crea... View more info

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SHOW is a Four Letter Word an Incomplete Guide to Eventing Your Horse

By: Wiley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: CA, The Wiley Works: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31802

ISBN: 0930601009

Condition: Near Fine


Tight bright paperback with light rubs to tips, internally crisp and unmarked. Unpaginated, approx 80 pgs of b/w cartoons showing eventing mishaps, judging mix-ups and horse hilarity. View more info

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Jimi Hendrix Kiss the Sky

By: Willett, Edward

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NJ, Enslow Publishers, Inc: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37415

ISBN: 0766024490

Condition: Good


First Edition hardcover with colorful photo of the artist. Overall in good condition but tips of corners & spine are rubbed with board tips showing. Ex-lib with all pages present, no pocket or evidence of ever having one, no call stickers on spine or rear board. 160 pages. Very clean pages with crisp edges. Biography of a famous American rebel, dramatic, highly readable stories of a controversial person - Examines how his music spoke to the social problems of his time. Tracks the lasting impact on American culture. View more info

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Pony to Jump

By: Williams, Dorian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: VT, The Stephen Greene Press: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 38747

Condition: Very Good


Aqua hardcover with gilt lettering has owner name printed on front cover, is lightly soiled and foot of spine has been bumped hard. Unclipped, professionally reproduced dj in new mylar displays well. 115 pages with crisp text have previous owner name on front paste down other wise no markings or tears. This is a wonderful book that is clear and simple in its instructions, starts right at the beginning, and allows no short cuts. The Norman Thelwell illustrations are priceless! View more info

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Riding "Play the Game" Series in DJ

By: Williams, Mrs. V.D.S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Educational Productions Ltd: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27861

Condition: Very Good


Rare first edition in buff colored hardcover boards with lightly rubbed tips. Ever so slight insect damage on front board fore edge (few specs), No names tears or soil on the crisp text. Original dust wrapper in new mylar is very lightly sunned along top edge and shows bits of loss at extremites, but remains bright in brown and primary yellow colors. 126 pg collectible volume of equestrian horsemanship: Contents: First Principles, Paces of the Horse, Equipment, Care of the Horse, Recreation and Sport, More Advanced Horsemanship. View more info

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Riding "Play the Game" Series Published for the British Horse Society

By: Williams, Mrs. V.D.S.; Foreword By M. P. Ansell, Chairman British Horse Society

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Educational Productions Ltd: 1966

Edition: Third Edition

Seller Id: 39078

ISBN: 071580152X

Condition: Good


Very good 3rd edition hardcover with yellow paper covered boards showing sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Front end pp neatly excised, light glue marks on endpps. Unclipped original peach background DJ in new mylar with wrap-around art shows color loss and light wear at tips, sunned on spine, still displays ok. 134 pg very well illustrated complete compendium on all aspects of horse care and horsemanship. View more info

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Dan's Naughty Car Little Poppet Series No. 38

By: Williams, Violet M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Dean & Son, Ltd: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 10543

ISBN: 0603085202

Condition: Good +


1st edition hardcover has small sticker pull and faint ink stamp on title page, text pulled at staples a bit but not loose and going nowhere. Ghosting from erased pencil price on illustrated fep. Corners of moderately soiled boards showing. Rare Deans Little Poppet Series Book, number 38. 20 pp. Dan the duck finds a car in his pond one morning and he and his friend Daisy pull it out, dry it off and try to go for a ride but the car ends up being moody, changing it's colors and running away when Dan says he's going to lock it up in his garage, when he does, the car breaks out and takes off. Th... View more info