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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

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Flip and the Morning

By: Dennis, Wesley

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1974

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller Id: 37213

ISBN: 0670050105

Condition: Good


1st edition, 4th printing paperback showing surface wear from storage, spine paper cracked from a sideways bend, a diagonal crease on lower cover edge. 63 pp neat and unmarked. Since Flip the colt is an early and noisy riser, Willy, the goat devises a plan to get Flip away from the barnyard so that the rest of the animals can sleep. View more info

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My First Easter

By: dePaola, Tomie

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic: 1990

Seller Id: 5031

ISBN: 059029220X

Condition: Near Fine


Illust 3rd printing paperback in near fine shape showing one light spine crease from a sideways bend. 12 pp text crisp and unmarked. A perfect book for toddlers and babies to share with their families at Eastertime, with all the special objects for Easter - colored eggs, Easter lilies, bonnets and baskets, and the Easter Bunny. View more info

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Lust Und Leid Five One-Act Plays From Contemporary German Literature

By: Diamond, William; Schomaker, Christel B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt & Co.: 1946

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 42574

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing hardcover in green cloth covered boards showing color loss and light rubbing at bumped spine ends and fairly sharp tips. 220 pp text crisp with some English translation notes in pencil and a few in ink between lines of text and in margins. Vintage bookstore sticker on fep. View more info

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Dora at Follyfoot

By: Dickens, Monica

Price: $3.00

Publisher: London, Pan Books: 1978

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 15980

ISBN: 0330231995

Condition: Near Fine


Revised paperback showing light wear and color loss at tips, 136 p. text tight and bright. By the great granddaughter of Charles Dickens comes this fun series for young horse lovers, a new story based on the Yorkshire Television series. "Don't buy any horses". It was easy for the Captain to lay down rules before he went away to convalesce leaving Dora and Steve in charge. But rules are made to be broken and Dora knew she must buy Amigo, the rangy scarred cream-colored horse, even it it meant borrowing money from Ron Stryker. To pay Ron back, someone from Follyfoot just had to win... View more info

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Enter T. R. T.R. Bear

By: Dicks, Terrance

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Children's Press Choice: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 10675

ISBN: 051608481X

Condition: Fair


Cute pictorial boards with shelf and edge wear, tips showing, head of spine shows amateur repair, remainder tight and bright. Cute story of a bear that looks like Teddy Roosevelt. A young English boy named Jimmy receives a teddy bear from America who resembles Teddy Roosevelt and teaches Jimmy how to "walk softly but carry a big stick". View more info

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Know About Horses: A Ready Reference Guide to Horses, Horse People and Horse Sports

By: Disston, Harry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Bramhal House: 1961

Seller Id: 33957

Condition: Near Fine


4th printing hardcover in light grey cloth boards with red spine title and drawing of a snaffle bit in red on frt board. 216 pp text shows very slight age toning, no names, tears or soil. Dj has small triangular chip at upper fore edge 1' x 1/2", few tiny closed tears at extrems. 216 pp. Covers all aspects of riding. Some nice ink illustrations by noted artist, Jean Bowman. View more info

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Men, Horses and Hunting

By: Dixon, William Scarth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40009

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth with gilt title spine and publishers blindstamped urn in circle on rear board. 333 pp with vintage bookstore sticker on ft of rear pastdn. Tidy name on fep: Dr. William Lay, former MFH of Oakbrook Hounds, IL. B/w photo frontis of Dixon and 8 other full page b/w photo plates within showing steeplechases, close ups of locals: Father O'Flynn: winner of the Grand National and other shots. Top edge of pg block dyed red, others uncut. Some foxing on margins of preliminaries, internals clean. Chapters include: Some Childhoods Memories/ School Days and School Wa... View more info

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A Vaquero of the Brush Country

By: Dobie, J. Frank from the reminiscences of John Young

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Seller Id: R46567

ISBN: 0316188050

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover in light brown cloth covered boards with blue spine and cover titles with decorative ruled lines on same. Not exlib. Tips and spine ends bumped with lower tips showing shelf wear. Age-toned, mapped endpapers. Former owner's tasteful bookplate pasted to second fep, else no writing, tears or soil in the 182 pp text. Unclipped dj had been put on not centered on the spine so frt flap fold wear is visible from the front. Two closed tears and wrinkles at foot of rear panel, 1/4" loss across head of spine, 1.25" loss at foot of same. As thrilling as any tale of ficti... View more info

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The Teenie Weenies Under the Rosebush

By: Donahey, William

Price: $150.00

Publisher: IL, Rand McNally & Company: 1940

Seller Id: 44257

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover copy showing color loss at bumped tips, no major rub through. #331 written at head of frt gutter by publisher. Junior Edition imprinted near foot of frt gutter, also by publisher. Scan of green rear cover came out watery looking but is not, in actuality. Name stamp on title page and frt pastedn, else crisp and unmarked. Each well illustrated chapter is a complete little story of these upbeat, helpful little micro sized folks who live in a shoe and have a little village of buildings. They work together to help the local wildlife, who help them in return when possible by rescuing them... View more info

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Country Containers

By: Donaldson, Stephanie

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, David & Charles: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 24839

ISBN: 0715306510

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover book tips barely brushed, dj has slight curl at lower edge of front panel and a small hole which is really hard to see on the busy floral frt panel, displays beautifully in new mylar. 168 p text flawless. Chapters contain info on utilizing the following containers: MEDITERRANEAN; AMERICAN COUNTRY; SEASIDE; DECORATED COUNTRY; ENGLISH COUNTRY; WOODLAND; FADED SPLENDOR; FARMYARD; KITCHEN GARDEN; NEW RUSTIC; SUPPLIERS AND A COMPREHENSIVE INDEX. "These British books offer spectacular photographs showing delightful, creative arrangements of plants in a variety of contain... View more info

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The Crumb

By: Doty, Jean Slaughter

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Greenwillow Books: 1976

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller Id: 43612

ISBN: 0688800351

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine book club edition hardcover in really nice shape, only flaw is a light scratch on rear board. 122 p. text tight and bright text, boards sharp and clean. Weekly Reader Books. A young girl and her pony become involved in the horse show circuit when she gets a job helping out at a nearby stable and riding school. View more info

Dark Horse

By: Doty, Jean Slaughter

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow and Co.: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R45692

ISBN: 0688017037

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing hardcover in red paper and cream cloth covered boards with red spine title. Tips and spine ends bumped, shelf wear at foot of frt board tip only with board showing, 3 other tips are not rubbed through. There is glue residue on both pastedowns from formerly adhered dj flaps, this is a clean exlib with most of the usual markings, except there is no call tag on the spine of the dj. The 122 pp text is complete, with card pocket and all pages present. The beautiful color illustrated jacket art wraps around the entire book and shows a girl on a gorgeous bay horse ... View more info

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Horses of Destiny

By: Downey, Fairfax: Story; Paul Brown: Illustrations

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46283

Condition: Near Fine


First edition hardcover in slightly cocked rust cloth covered boards with gold title on cover and barely visible gold title on backstrip. Near fine condition with sharp tips and spine ends, inner hinge papers secure, 186 pp text is crisp, clean, shows no foxing or dog ears and is beautifully illustrated with full page, pen & ink line drawings by Paul Brown. Un-clipped professionally reproduced, illustrated taupe background dust jacket shows color loss and tiny chips at board tips, touch of abrasion along dj flap folds, 1/4 inch of loss at head of spine doesn't affect the illustrator's name ... View more info

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Half a Team

By: Drury, Maxine

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46582

Condition: Very Good


First edition (so stated) hardcover in red cloth covered boards with black spine title and line drawing of a horse on frt board. Lower tips and spine ends bumped showing color loss but no rub through. 184 pp text is tight, bright and unmarked. Unclipped original glossy color illustrated dust wrapper has a color drawing of a girl leading a grey horse with another one following in front of a red bard and before a bright yellow background. Small chips at board tips, several short closed tears at head of dj with light color loss along dj folds and a bit grubby on off white background rear panel... View more info