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The Shetland Pony

By: Bedell, L. Frank

Price: $12.00

Publisher: IA, The Iowa State University Press: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31026

Condition: Very Good


VG first edition hardcover, no dj. Tight bright copy in brown boards with lightly bumped tips showing color loss, no major rubbing. Former owner's name/addy on frt pastedown, some foxing on endpapers. 334 pages. Illustrated with black/white photos. Table of contents includes the following topics: Origins and Breed Characteristics; Breeding; Feeding, Care, Training, and Handling; Shows and Sales; Shows and Rules; Hitches; Outstanding Breeders; American Shetland Pony Club; Other Pony Breeds; 16 page Glossary. View more info

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Plain Jane The Story of a Shetland Island Pony

By: Colville, Mary (aged 13)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46441

Condition: Very Good


Attractive hardcover in brown cloth covered boards with gilt title spine. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp. Tidy ink name on fep, rest of 160 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped yellow background illustrated dust wrapper is soiled and has a black ink splash dot below pasted-on dj art and has a few short chips at spine ends. Written and illustrated by Mary Colville at the tender age of 13 when she had never had a drawing lesson in her young life. Told in 'first pony' person, as if Blaese the pony were telling it. She tells about the days when she was a foal on an island in the Shet... View more info

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Silver Snaffles

By: Cumming, Primrose

Price: $150.00

Publisher: England, Blackie & Son Ltd.: 1937

Seller Id: 46600

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth hardcover with white title on front board and gilt title on spine. Light color loss to bumped (not rubbed) tips. The cloth on the backstrip shows a couple of dents and one micro break in the cloth that is barely noticeable. Former owner's address label on upper tip of fep, 460 page heavy gage ecru text is tight and bright, inner hinges fine. Originally published in 1937, this is an undated copy with a dedication page after the copyright page that is imprinted by the publisher, To Madeline Percival with the author's love. I don't recall seeing this page in other copies I have ha... View more info

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Hoof-Beats

By: Hawkins, Homer

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15684

Condition: Good +


Nice hardcover with black titles on soiled and spotted muted orange cloth. 1932 1st edition, 1st printing. All 4 tips and spine ends bumped but not rubbed. There is one 1/4" closed surface tear about mid spine through the cloth and 1st cardboard layer, else straight and square, page block unaffected. Tasteful former owners bookplate on frt pastedown along with her signature and Christmas 1978 at foot of frt end paper. There is no dust jacket and it is not a former library copy. Measures 11 1/4" tall x 8 3/4" wide x 3/4" thick. The 71 pp heavier weight text is tight and br... View more info

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Our American Horse

By: Hogner, Dorothy Childs

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44122

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright 1st edition in blue cloth boards with bright gilt illustration and titles on frt board. Lower fore edge of both boards faded, bit of discoloration on pastedns and endpps in same area, text unaffected. Tips and spine ends sharp. NOT exlib. Tiny, obscure vintage bookstore sticker on foot of fep. 114 pg well illustrated text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped professionally reproduced dj in new mylar somewhat tatty along top edge w/small closed tears and few small chips, still displays well. This is the story of the American Horse. Beginning with the Mustang, the narrative progresses... View more info

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Our American Horse

By: Hogner, Dorothy Childs

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32767

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright 1st edition in blue cloth boards with bright gilt illustration and titles on frt board. Tips lightly bumped but not rubbed. NOT exlib. Bit of color loss at tips. Tasteful engraving on former owner's bookplate on fep. 114 pg well illustrated text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped professionally reproduced dj in new mylar somewhat tatty along top edge w/small closed tears and few small chips, still displays well. This is the story of the American Horse. Beginning with the Mustang, the narrative progresses to our own day (1944) and the part the horse is playing in the American war ef... View more info

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Pidgy's Surprise AUTHOR SIGNED

By: Mellin, Jeanne

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Goshen, MA, Willow Bend Publishing: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 46313

ISBN: 0983113807

Condition: New


Gift quality glossy paperback is AUTHOR SIGNED on half title page. Illustrated covers show a bit of curl to upper cover tip, remainder as new. 125 pp modern day re-write of a 1950s horse story Features over 80 very nice grayscale drawings by the author and is signed Jeanne Mellin on the half title page. Pidgy's Surprise is the story of Cindy Sawyer, and her plucky little Shetland pony named Pidgy. Cindy is always dreaming of the beautiful horse she hopes to own. Ponies are nice, but a horse would be wonderful. Cindy's dream soon becomes an obsession and her parents realize that she is b... View more info

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The Origins of Irish Horse Fairs & Horse Sales 3,000 Years of Selling Irish Horses SIGNED

By: Mullins, Noel

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Ireland, NDM Publications: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 46850

ISBN: 0955436419

Condition: Near Fine


Signed gift quality first edition, This copy has what looks like initials M.H. at head of title page, Noel has signed the book underneath the title, plus, there is a news clipping pasted onto the page opposite the title page about a horse that is included in this volume. So we have a super special copy here. A smidge of soil at gutter area of title page, else as new throughout. A belting book for any foxhunter, horse lover, Ireland buff etc, etc. View more info

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Ponies On Parade SIGNED

By: Self, Margaret Cabell

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton & Co.: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 38141

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in tan boards with bright red title has minimal shelf wear along lower edge with lower tips lightly scuffed but boards are not showing. Unclipped dj is a reproduction with tiny chips at board tips and spine ends, still shows well. Signed 'Best wishes, Margaret Cable Self' on the half title page which also has a partial owner name plate. Illustrated end papers and soft brown drawings by Ms. Self throughout. 88 pages crisp and unmarked with no tears and illustrated with darling ponies and children. Children, and grownups too - in fact, anyone who has ever owned a pony o... View more info

How To Draw Horses

By: Snyder, Carrie A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NJ, Watermill Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46001

ISBN: 0816703825

Condition: Very Good


First printing paperback in glossy illustrated card covers has light wear at tips and few creases along stapled spine. 32 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Simple circles method of how to draw major body areas and fill in details. Materials, Technique, Basic Shapes, Heads, Features, Arabian, American Saddle Horse, Quarter Horse, Percheron, Thoroughbred, Palomino, Pinto, Morgan, Foal, Clydesdale, Appaloosa, Shetland Pony, Mare and Foal. View more info

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Horses and Ponies Magpie Pocket Book

By: Voss, Pauline; Baker, Carol

Price: $4.00

Publisher: England, Lutterworth Press: 1975

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 10616

ISBN: 0718816641

Condition: Very Good


Tiny bit of abrasion has worn the O in author's last name on cover, light color loss at tips, colorful 44 pp text crisp and clean. Book measures 4 x 5.75 inches. 44 pp. First published in 1969, this is the third printing of 1975. Based on the Thames Television Series. An informative little book that touches on the Evolution of the Horse, Points of the Horse, Horse Breeds including focus on the British Native Breeds, Care, Tack, etc. View more info

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The Boxcar Children #77 The Mystery of the Wild Ponies

By: Warner, Gertrude Chandler

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 11381

ISBN: 0439129591

Condition: Very Good


Negligible color loss to tips of glossy uncreased cover, one small spine paper crack from a sideways bend. 135 p. large print text as new. The Boxcar Children vacation on an island known for its beaches and its wild horses and have to solve a ghost horse mystery. View more info

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The Pony Twins

By: Wing, Helen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Checkerboard Press: 1964

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 11238

Condition: Very Good


Color loss at tips and spine ends, 22 p. text fine. A pair of matching sorrel ponies, Dapper and Gay live in a clover-filled field and decide to run away. A Tip-Top Elf story in rhyme. View more info

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Starlight

By: Woody, Regina J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow and Co,: 1956

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller Id: 28010

Condition: Very Good +


Pictorial 6th printing exlib in buckram boards bumped, pocket pulled but all pages present, withdrawn stamped in book and on edge of page block. Tight bright reading copy. Judy receives a fat little Shetland pony from her grandfather for her birthday present when what she really wanted was a big riding horse, but she learns much about horses by driving the pony and by exercising the big stallion Starlight. View more info

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Edith and Midnight

By: Wright, Dare

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38553

ISBN: 0385141564

Condition: Good +


Stated First Edition. Not exlibrary, Lovely oversized hardcover copy with rubbed corners, foot of spine shows boards, head of spine lightly brushed, some shelfwear along lower edge, small crease on frt cover from a sideways bend. Internally crisp and bright. No names or tears, very light occasional finger soil. Lovely w/pictorial endpps. A super scarce addition to The Lonely Doll, Edith and the Bear story line by Dare Wright only this one takes place out of doors and gives things a fresh new vision with Edith and the bears on vacation and an opportunity to make Edith's dream of owning a pony c... View more info