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Image for Hunting In Ireland   A Noble Tradition  SIGNED

Hunting In Ireland A Noble Tradition SIGNED

By: Costecalde, Claude Dr.; Gallagher, Jack

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ireland, Booklink: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller Id: 45004

ISBN: 0955409721

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover showing lightly bumped spine ends from shipping, signed by editor Dr. Claude Costalde on front end paper. International insured shipping on this book is $60. This enormous book cannot ship for the international rate shown. A stunning coffee table sized volume with color photographs on slick boards. 256 glossy, heavy stock pages with multiple full color photos throughout. We are sole distributors, selected by editor Dr. Claude Costecalde to represent his book in the United States. It is now sold out in Ireland and we stock the only remaining new copies and it will not b... View more info

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Marconi

By: Cottler, Joseph

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CA, California State Department of Education: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19419

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback showing moderate color loss along cover near spine on cover, innards as new. Real People Series. 36 crisp unmarked pp. View more info

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The Guiness Guide to Steeplechasing

By: Cranham, Gerry; Pitman, Richard; Oaksey, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, Guiness Superlatives Limited: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41234

ISBN: 0900424745

Condition: Near Fine


A photo illustrated look into the world of steeplechasing. 240 pp hardcover, presumed first edition (no additional printings listed), a near fine copy showing negligible wear at tips in a like, unclipped dj in new mylar is slightly dull, white text is not like new, still nice. Filled with color and b/w. Excellent coffee table volume. 11.50 x 8.25" inches. View more info

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Horse Sense & Sensibility

By: Crascredo

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46342

Condition: Good +


First edition in irregularly sunned, ruled frame, green cloth covered boards with bright gilt title on cover, backstrip darkened with title barely legible, board tips fairly sharp, spine ends bumped and lightly rubbed. The 125 page text is tight and crisp with quite a bit of foxing and age-toning on end papers fore & aft, title page and in margins mostly in later chapters, pp 97- end of book. No illustrations affected. Priced accordingly. Dj in mylar is a professional reproduction which shows a 1/2" closed tear at head of frt panel and color loss at upper tip, rear panel is solid ye... View more info

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Betting on Myself Adventures of a Horseplayer and Publisher

By: Crist, Steven

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Daily Racing Form Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45870

ISBN: 097264010X

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in black/cream paper covered boards showing lightly bumped bottom tips. 228 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dust wrapper with matching lightly bumped tips and foot of spine displays well in new mylar. A fast-paced read of a Manhattan newspaper reporter, jazz piano player, Harvard grad who took a whimsical trip to the local greyhound track and his life was never the same. Steven Crist today is chairman and publisher of the Daily Racing Form after a long and wild ride through the worlds of journalism, gambling, politics, and high finance. View more info

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Mars in Capricorn A True Story of Brutal Experience Aboard a Tramp Steamer

By: Cross, Beverley

Price: $12.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown and Co: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 26283

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover showing light surface wear on dj, book fine. Story of the author's voyage on a Norwegian tramp steamer. It is a record of the impact that brutal experience made on an articulate romantic young man. 210 pp. View more info

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The Autobiography of a Stage Coachman 1st Edition (3 Volumes)

By: Cross, Thomas

Price: $695.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blacklett, Ltd: 1861

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 34519

Condition: Very Good


First edition 3 volume set with calf spines and raised bands and title box, tips leather covered, boards and end papers are rich burgundy marbled paper. Leather is surface worn at extremities with a few tips showing, shelf wear and color loss on board feet but no boards showing here. Marbled edges on all three sides of page block. Inner hinge papers starting but not totally split, page blocks are all tight and secure. Moderate foxing on preliminary pages, internally creamy and clean. No signatures, page tears or soil. 311, 312, 292 pp plus ads. 3 vols on the era of horse drawn stage coach... View more info

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Beau Dare American Saddle Colt

By: Crowell, Pers

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Whittlesey House: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31623

Condition: Good


10-3/4 x 8-3/4", beige cloth with paste-on art of mother and colt on front board, front hinge cracked, text shaken but not going anywhere. Exlib with pocket pulled but all pages present. Lovely color endpapers showing multiple images of the colt romping and playing on a green background. 10 full pages of illustrations in four colors, many smaller vignette drawings through the text. "Beau Dare, a golden chestnut colt, is pictured and described from the time he is a newborn, gangly legged colt, to that age between his first and second years when he is rapidly growing into a strong, beau... View more info

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Harness Racing Vehicles

By: D'Amato, Michael P., Esq.; Susan Green

Price: $35.00

Publisher: PA, Susan's Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46349

ISBN: 0979701309

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality book in color illustrated glossy hardcover boards showing a few super light scratches from storage. 202 pp profusely illustrated in b/w with a few color plates and one fold out working draft of a sulky from 1885. The book begins with a chronology of two-wheeled vehicles followed by a brief summary of harness racing. Next is a section for four wheeled racing sulkies ending with a section devoted to "Road Riders" and "Speeding Wagons". Immensely researched, copiously illustrated and a delight to read. A perfect gift for the horse lover who has it all. View more info

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Peter Fendi 40 Erotic Aquarelles

By: Danhauser, Josef; Intro By Karl Merker

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CA, The Hogarth Guild: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41581

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition rust colored paperback in near fine dj showing small chip at head of spine (on dj only, not on book), displays well in new mylar. [20] pp. + 40 full-page color plates, printed on facing page only, verso blank. A collection of colored aquatint erotic art works on the erotic watercolors of Peter Fendi, gathered in this book, capture the passions of a hedonistic and naughty Vienna with picturesque charm and delighting sensuality. An eminent and respectable Viennese artist, Peter Fendi (1796 - 1842), was a pioneer in the field of lithographic printing. He published many engra... View more info

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Welsh Ponies and Cobs

By: Davies, Wynne

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen & Co. Ltd.: 1985

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller Id: 46970

ISBN: 187358007X

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality first printing of the second edition published five years after the first edition's release. Straight, solid hardcover in green cloth covered boards with bumped (not rubbed) lower tips and spine ends. No names, tears or soil in the crisp, bright 516 pp text, only a bit of foxing on the edge of page block. Loaded with b/w photos of some of the most beautiful ponies and cobs in the world. Unclipped, original, color photo-illustrated glossy dust wrapper is complete and has a lightly sunned backstrip. Wynne Davies is known to be a "walking Welsh Stud Book'. From an early age... View more info

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An Introduction to Welsh Ponies and Cobs

By: Davies, Wynne; Foreword by Alison Mountain: Chairman, Welsh Pony and Cob Society

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, Whittet Books Ltd.: 1997

Seller Id: 46927

ISBN: 187358007X

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality glossy hardcover in color photo illustrated paper covered boards with sharp tips and barely bumped (not rubbed) spine ends. No names, tears or soil in the crisp, bright 144 pp text. Loaded with color photos of some of the most beautiful ponies and cobs in the world. Book shows a couple of light indentations on cover from storage, else as new. Wynne Davies is known to be a "walking Welsh Stud Book'. From an early age he was showing them and in this book, written in simple language anyone can understand, he has given us a valuable insight into the Welsh breeds. Full of com... View more info

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The Quarter Horse Journal Youth Activities Issue Vol. 21, No. 11

By: Davis, Roy: Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: TX, The American Quarter Horse Association: 1969

Seller Id: MK46633

Condition: Good


Moderate wear/rubbing to tips of cover, besides a former owner's note about Cindy being in this issue, the pages are crisp and unmarked, save for one leaf that is loose and laid in. 290 pp text with some additional pages from another magazine laid in. Color photo illustrated cover shows a large class lined up and ready for pinning at a show. Noticable cup ring on cover. Includes: Youth Showmanship, Willow Brook Sale, The Art of Horsemanship, Little Britches Champion, showing and much more. View more info

Image for Wheat Belly Cookbook  150 Recipes to Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health

Wheat Belly Cookbook 150 Recipes to Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health

By: Davis, William, M.D.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Rodale Inc.: 2013

Seller Id: 46199

ISBN: 1609619366

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality 3rd printing of the first edition hardcover in two-tone cream/mustard paper covered boards showing sharp tips and bumped spine foot. 322 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj in new mylar is flawless, complete with original price of $27.99. This cookbook companion to the New York Times bestseller Wheat Belly serves up 150 great tasting wheat-free recipes to help readers lose weight and beat disease. Wheat Belly shook the foundations of the diet world when author and renowned cardiologist William Davis revealed that an epidemic of adverse health effects-ranging from mino... 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

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The Racehorse in Training

By: Day, William and Alfred J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co. Ltd: 1925

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 33620

Condition: Good


Boards tips bumped and lightly rubbed. Backstrip slightly sunned with bumped ends showing color loss but no major rubbing. Rear board watermarked but text is fine, tight and unmarked. 213 pp with 16 b/w full page plates. Foreword by the Rt. Hon. The Earl of Coventry. Original work published 1880. Much sought volume with the following chapters: The Training Stable/ Breakdown, Roaring, Etc./ Condition/ The Training Ground/ Hints on Purchasing/ Purchase of Yearlings/ Trials/ Jockeys/ The Race and it's Responsibilities/ Starting and Weights/ Professional Hardships/ The Racehorse as He Was and Is... View more info

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A World of Beauty The Dayton Art Institute

By: Dayton Art Institute

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dayton Art Institute:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 9957

Condition: Fine


Fine 36 pg booklet profusely illustrated in b/w photos and drawings showing the exhibits, layout and offerings of this attractive museum. No date, circa 1940's. View more info

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Babar's A B C

By: De Brunhoff, Laurent

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23647

ISBN: 0394959205

Condition: Good +


1st edition hardcover in burgundy cloth boards with white lettered spine title have rubbed tips and spine ends with boards showing, internally tight, bright and crisp with an occasional fingerprint. All 32 pages and pocket present. Solid working copy. View more info

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The Olympic Dressage Test in Pictures

By: de Romaszkan, Gregor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: VT, The Stephen Greene Press: 1968

Edition: First US Edition

Seller Id: 46359

ISBN: 0720701651

Condition: Fine


Gift quality first U.S. edition hardcover in black paper covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Bright silver spine title, Profusely illustrated with 123 b/w photos and line drawings of the ring, letters and what to do where. Unclipped purple background photo illustrated dust jacket is a professional reproduction that displays well despite a bit of color loss along front flap fold and tips. Now in new mylar and will keep this book in fine form going forward. First published in Germany under the title: Das Olympische Viereck In Bildern. The object of this volume is to illustrate ... View more info

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A Very, Very Special Day

By: DeArmand, Frances Ullmann

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Parents Magazine Press: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43600

Condition: Very Good


Book tips bumped showing color loss, 42 pp text fine. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows chips and color loss on periphery but displays well. Can you guess what day it is today? It's very special. Is it New Year's Day? No, but it is the beginning of another year. Is it Valentine's Day? Many people say, "I love you" on this day, but that doesn't mean it's Valentine's Day. Maybe it's Lincoln's birthday? Not his. Is it Washington's birthday? By George, no. It's Your Birthday! View more info