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The Young Horseman The Young Sportsman's Library.

By: Fawcett, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1957

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller Id: 18109

Condition: Very Good


A wonderful addition for your collection of vintage riding guides from the Young Sportsman's Library. Second printing of the fourth edition in a Tight glossy text in lightly solid brown boards with white lettering and riding cap/ stirrups logo on front. 224 pp with small bookstore sticker on frt pastedn. Photo-reproduced dj is unclipped, shows a small chip at head of frt board but still displays nicely. Well illustrated in black and white with 15 plates and 6 line illustrations including some vintage etchings of tack etc. This is a book about horses and horsemanship that takes the young rid... View more info

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The Young Horseman The Young Sportsman's Library

By: Fawcett, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1957

Edition: Third Edition

Seller Id: 18108

Condition: Very Good +


A wonderful addition for your collection of vintage riding guides from the Young Sportsman's Library. A very good 3rd edition in beige paper covered boards with foxed page block. 224 pp text in lightly soiled beige boards with brown lettering and riding cap/ stirrups logo on front. No former owner's markings found. Photo-reproduced dj is unclipped, shows a small chip at head of frt board but still displays nicely. Well illustrated in black and white with 15 plates and 6 line illustrations including some vintage etchings of tack etc. This is a book about horses and horsemanship that takes th... View more info

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The Young Rider

By: Golden Gorse

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39053

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition hard cover in beige boards with matching beige cloth spine show a few small abrasions and light soil, spine ends bumped but tips fairly sharp. Tasteful engraved bookplate on illustrated frt pastedn: Torrence Hunt, His Book. Pencil 1931 Christmas gift ded on half title: Torrence Hunt from Uncle Ned? Page block tight, hinges fine. Heavy stock leaves crisp and slightly age toned with some light foxing on preliminaries. 143 pp. Unclipped pictorial color dust jacket is a professional reproduction showing a 1 1/2" x 1 1/2" chip at foot of frt panel, rubbing and small c... View more info

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The Young Rider

By: Golden Gorse

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1935

Edition: Third Edition

Seller Id: 33719

Condition: Good


Good 3rd edition hard cover in green cloth boards sunned on back strip and spotted on panels. Spine cracked at title page and photo frontis. Page block tight and holding fine. Tidy gift dedication on illust fep. Foxing on illustrated end papers. 165 pp. Unclipped pictorial color dust jacket is a professional reproduction showing a 1 1/2" x 1 1/2" chip at foot of frt panel, rubbing and small chips at extremities. The word "The" on title on backstrip is worn but legible, displays ok in new mylar. Illustrations and diagrams. Contents include: My Ponies; How To Make Your Pony Qu... View more info

Saddle Up: A Guide to Equitation and Stable Management Including Hints to Instructors

By: Hitchcock, F.C., Lieut. Col.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Arco Publishing Co.: 1959

Seller Id: 38293

Condition: Very Good +


Black paper covered boards with horse's head in gilt and title on back strip. Sharp tips and spine ends, dj frt flap glued to pastedn. 286 pp text mint. Professionally reproduced color photo dj has a small chip at very top edge of back strip and light wear at tips, soil on white background portion of rear panel, it has been placed in new mylar. Well illust with b/w photos and many line drawings. Chapters include: The Selection of a Horse/ Saddling and Bridling/ The Seat/ The Hands/ Setting the Horse in Motion/ The Advanced Aids/ Side-Saddle/ Jumping/ Care of the Horse/ Bitting/ Saddlery/ Hu... View more info

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Bluegrass Champion or Harlequin Hullabaloo

By: Lyons, Dorothy

Price: $22.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1949

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 30637

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover illustrated boards show bumped tips with light color loss. 264 p. text clean. The smell of tanbark, the thrilling cry of "Rack on," and the exciting rhythm of four hoofs in perfect cadence fill this dramatic story about the five gaited show horses of Kentucky. View more info

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Stable and Saddle

By: McTaggart D.S.O., Lt. Col. M.F.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1930

Edition: First American Edition

Seller Id: 30058

Condition: Good +


1st US edition hardcover in navy cloth covered boards with bright gilt image of man in tails and top hat jumping a three bar post and rail on frt cover and bright gilt title on somewhat darkened backstrip. Color is really navy, not royal blue as the camera flash makes it seem. Corners bumped and rubbed, cloth on both ends of spine is tatty with a 1/2" closed tear at head. Super rare dust wrapper from the Methuen first UK edition of the same year is professionally reproduced, has a somewhat darkened spine but is complete, displays well in new mylar and will keep this volume in protecte... View more info

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Stable and Saddle

By: McTaggart D.S.O., Lt. Col. M.F.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. LTD.: 1929

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller Id: 46254

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality, first UK edition hardcover in navy cloth covered boards with bright gilt image of man in tails and top hat jumping a three bar post and rail on frt cover and bright gilt title on backstrip. Color is really navy, not royal blue as the camera flash makes it seem. Corners still sharp, spine ends are bumped and all show color loss only (no broken cloth). Super rare dust wrapper is professionally reproduced, has a somewhat darkened spine but is complete, without chips or tears, displays well in new mylar and will keep this volume in super shape going forward. 207 pp text is crisp... View more info

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The Arabian English Pleasure Horse A Guide to Selecting, Training and Showing

By: Obenland, Kathleen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Howell Book House: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43797

ISBN: 0876058942

Condition: Fine


1st edition, 1st printing hardcover with crisp and unmarked 208 pp text. Unclipped dj displays beautifully in new mylar. Well illustrated guide to choosing and training your own Arab pleasure mount. View more info

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The Arabian English Pleasure Horse A Guide to Selecting, Training and Showing

By: Obenland, Kathleen

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Howell Book House: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43796

ISBN: 0876058942

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition, 1st printing hardcover with former owner's embossed sticker on fep and stamp on margin edge of text. No other marks in the 208 pp text. Price clipped dj displays beautifully in new mylar. Well illustrated guide to choosing and training your own Arab pleasure mount. View more info

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Mrs. Houblon's Side-Saddle

By: Stanier, Sylvia

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38554

ISBN: 0851314090

Condition: Fine


Gift quality 1st edition hardcover book and dj showing negligible color loss at still sharp tips. Blue cloth boards and pictorial dj. More than suitable for gift giving. Well illustrated in b/w with a color frontis. 79 pp. Mrs. Houblon's Side-Saddle brings Mrs. Archer Houblon's views to the modern side-saddle enthusiast. Based on the classic work, Side-Saddle, and now divided into five parts; Position, the Horse Paces, The Aids, Schooling, Jumping, plus several appendices which deal with such things as the care and fitting of the saddle and suppling exercises for the rider, it is a meticul... View more info

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The Young Horsewoman's Compendium of the Modern Art of Riding (Sidesaddle). 1st LIMITED/NUMBERED HB ED

By: Stanley, Edward

Price: $16.00

Publisher: NH, Yesteryear Publishing Co: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23633

Condition: Good


A limited edition of 500 hand numbered copies this being number 318, first published in 1827 comprising a progressive course of lessons designed to give ladies a secure and graceful seat on horseback, this reprint was commissioned by The International Side-Saddle Organization in 1992 and is now out of print, vg copy showing a barely perceptible moisture ripple at lower text fore-edge. Noticeable spotting on cloth board tips and lower corners of text. Internally crisp and unread. 122 pp, frontis and 3 plates. Solid reading copy. Contents include: Approaching a Horse, Putting a Lady on Ho... View more info

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The Young Horsewoman's Compendium of the Modern Art of Riding (Sidesaddle)

By: Stanley, Edward

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NH, Yesteryear Publishing Co: 1992

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller Id: 28515

Condition: Fine


122 pp frontis and 3 plates, A limited edition of 500 hand numbered copies this being number 289, first published in 1827 comprising a progressive course of lessons designed to give ladies a secure and graceful seat on horseback, this reprint was commissioned by The International Side-Saddle Organization in 1992 and is now out of print. Stunning copy with former owner's address label on the fep. Internally crisp and unread. Perfect for gift giving. Contents include: Approaching a Horse, Putting a Lady on Horseback, Assisting a Lady Off Her Horse, Of the Reins, Of the Position of the Body, Of t... View more info

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Riding and Schooling

By: Timmis, R.S., D.S.O.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Vinton & Company, Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30382

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition hardcover in red cloth with a couple of tiny flecks of ink on boards (barely noticeable). Board corners lightly rubbed, spine sunned but title still legible. Ink name on fep. Some moderate foxing throughout. 176 pp, 62 b/w illust. With forwards by Lieut.Gen Sir Charles Kavanagh and Lieut. Gen M.F. Mc Taggart. The author trained and captained the Canadian Equestrian Team for two years and also personally won the George III Gold Challenge Cup at the New York Show 1927 on his horse Bucephalus. Includes chapters on Saddles and Bridles, Saddle Galls and their Treatment, Ps... View more info