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A Hunting Alphabet A B C

By: Armour, G.D.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, Country Life & Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45826

Condition: Near Fine


An attractive and very collectible A B C book of foxhunting art with twenty-six tipped-in color plates with letterpress text from Armour describing his pictures. 28 pp text and plates clean and bright, front cover paper label looks fabulous, no chips. No former owner's names, no tears or soil inside. Clean cream linen backstrip over dark green cloth boards with a hint of darkening/dust at head of spine. Book is in super scarce original dj showing even darkening on edges, 1.5" chip at head of spine, one small triangular chip at head of rear panel, micro loss at tips, still looks great ... View more info

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Horses In The Glen

By: Baxter, Gillian

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers Limited: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46576

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in blue paper covered boards with gold spine title shows sharp tips and bumped (not rubbed) spine ends. Unclipped dj in mylar shows no chips, just some light rubbing at head of spine and head of rear panel, along with some light surface soil on white background rear panel that lists other titles by this author. Original, full color illustrated spine and front panel have wrap around art and show a hint of darkening in the sky area at top 1/3 of frt panel, but still displays beautifully in new mylar. Book is not an exlib. 192 pp text is crisp and unmarked save for ligh... View more info

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Woman On A Horse My 17,000 Mile Ride

By: Beker, Ana

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, William Kimber: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46581

Condition: Very Good


Possible first edition hardcover in black cloth covered boards with gold title on spine. Head of book lightly sunned, spine ends bumped, tips still sharp. Exlib marks and stamps are limited but present in the text. No call tags or numbers on spine of book OR dust wrapper. No tears or soil inside the tight and bright 204 pp text. Unclipped, original 3 color illustrated dust wrapper's front panel art continues on dj backstrip. Rear dj panel is off white with one other reading suggestion by this publisher. Dust wrapper has color loss at tips and dpine ends along with four short 1/2" c... View more info

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The Legend of the Ghost Pony Chincoteague Island, Virginia

By: Bernstein, Joseph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canada, Dexter Colour: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42046

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback showing negligible surface wear from storage, no names, tears or soil. An old folk tale of a white pony saving a school-full of children in Spain moves to the New World when the Spanish ponies are ship-wrecked on Chincoteague Island. View more info

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Wild Horse Island

By: Bialk, Elisa

Price: $45.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1951

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 38311

Condition: Very Good


Not exlib. Green pictorial hardcover has fading along upper edge, color loss along spine, boards are showing on tips & on upper edge and head & foot of spine are frayed. Professionally reproduced dj is price clipped, displays well in new mylar. Illustrated end papers have barely perceptible owners name in pencil. 201 pages of crisp text without tears. Loaded with fab Paul Brown line illustrations. Honest-to-goodness cowboys, ranch life on a Montana island, and experiences shared with new found Cub Scout friends make Chicago-born Jim think his new home is really tops. And as if all this was not... View more info

Riding in Motion A Three-Dimensional Guide to Horses for Young People

By: Biggs, Jonathan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Lippincott: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14326

ISBN: 0397322585

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover, no dj as published. Lovely, interesting factual pop-up book about horses. 12 pp. Small poke through frt gutter paper, else fine. Starts with evolution, anatomy, lungeing, training, jumping, showing. Unique pop-up book. View more info

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Bloodlines of Hunters & Jumpers in North America Books I, II, III

By: Birdsall, P. H., D.V.M.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46925

Condition: Very Good


Very nice trio of paperback in burgundy card covers showing a rider flying a horse over a wide oxer in show jumping. No names, tears or soil in the books. Covers show light color loss at periphery from storage. Text is tight, bright and solid. Highly sought and quite collectible reference set for anyone who wants to know their horse's "family tree". Does your horse have Nasrullah or Man O'War in its past? You can find out now. Book I: General Index/ Cross Reference Index 143 pp. Book II: Hunters/ Three Day Eventers/ Steeplechasers 231 pp. Book III: Jumpers 213 pp. View more info

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Bloodlines of Hunters & Jumpers in North America Book II

By: Birdsall, P.H., D.V.M.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46936

Condition: Very Good


First edition glossy paperback with a burgundy/brown background and gold titles showing a person piloting their mount over a decent width oxer at a horse show. A super rare and much sought volume that shows moderate surface wear, color loss at extremities, some light creases and a hint of sunning along head of frt cover from storage. 231 pg glued in text is crisp, unmarked and holding fine. This is volume 2 of a three volume set that covers Hunters/Three Day Eventers/ Steeplechasers. The purpose of this book being to assemble and record the pedigrees and bloodlines of the most prominent... View more info

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Hello Irina

By: Blech, Dietlind

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46821

ISBN: 0030842522

Condition: Fine


Gift quality, crisp, unmarked, oversized 1st Edition hardcover in sturdy library binding measuring 11" x 11.5". Tight, bright book without names, tears or soil inside or out. Faint color loss to tips of white background boards so green grass on foot of frt board has a pinch of board showing through. Adapted from the German text by Yaak Karsunke. Intrigued by tales about the "land of wild white horses," (Lipizzaner), a bay Russian horse decides to travel to France to see them for herself.. View more info

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Western Training Theory & Practice

By: Brainard, Jack with Peter Phinny, Edited by Pat Close

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CO, The Western Horseman, Inc.: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: MK46630

ISBN: 0911647163

Condition: Very Good


Possible first edition, no other printings listed besides 1989. Moderate wear/rubbing to tips of cover, besides a former owner's note about Jack Brainard pinning someone in a show, the pages are crisp and unmarked. 135 pp text. After reading the first chapter, I agree with Jack's halter breaking technique whole-heartedly. Recommended, common-sense guide to training as well as a companion reference to specialized training books on such events as cutting, reining, roping, pleasure - whatever you plan to do with a horse. View more info

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Ride for the High Points The Real Story of Will James

By: Bramlett, Jim

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Mountain Press Publishing Company: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: MK46618

ISBN: 0878422145

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality hardcover black cloth covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends, gold titles on frt board and backstrip in a black background unclipped, original dust wrapper showing light color loss at extremities, micro chips at spine ends, and rear board upper tip, slight r from storage, now in new mylar and displays beautifully. B&w photo illustrated endpapers show a wide-angle shot of a western ranch with cowboys, horses, wagons milling around. the tips of the ranch house roof and a model T parked out front. A well written biography of everybody's favorite cowboy: Will James. View more info

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Horse-Lovers

By: Brooke, Geoffrey, Lieutenant-Colonel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co., LTD.: 1930

Seller Id: 46899

Condition: Very Good


4th printing of the first edition in navy blue cloth covered boards with red title spine. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp showing negligible color loss but no broken threads. Darling personal bookplate on frt pastedown, else the 355 pp text is crisp, clean and not foxed. Includes fold-out map in rear and 31 black & white line illustrations by 'Snaffles' or Mr. Charlie Johnson Payne, within. DJ in new mylar is a professional facsimile that shows loss of title on backstrip but displays well from the front w/color illustration of a dark horse hanging his head over the half stall door in t... View more info

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Black & White By Brown Simplified Drawing

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $175.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34837

Condition: Very Good +


VG+ 1st edition Illust beige paper covered boards with mild discoloration along spine edge, lightly rubbed tips, lower boards showing near foot of spine from shelf wear. No dj. Internally fine without names, tears or soil with two pages of figure cut outs are present in rear, in perfect shape. 63 pp with plates and vignettes throughout. Here the author tells and shows how he has mastered the art of muscle and movement both human and equine in various sporting settings. Subjects include horses, people, dogs and various sportsmen in play and in the field. Mr. Brown even gets as specific as i... View more info

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Ponycraft

By: Bullen, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Blandford Press: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 16024

ISBN: 0713701625

Condition: Near Fine


Barely bumped tips, text fine save for tidy and small gift dedication on fep. 64 pp. Contents: The History of Our Horses/ Buying a Pony/ You and Your Young Pony/ The Health of Your Pony/ His Paces and Your Seat/ Jumping/ The Gymkhana Pony/ Showing/ Some Ponies of the British Isles/ In Conclusion. View more info

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Storey's Horse-Lover's Encyclopedia - An English & Western A-to-Z Guide

By: Burns, Deborah, Editor

Price: $6.00

Publisher: VT, Storey Communications: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 38994

ISBN: 1580173179

Condition: Very Good +


Very good 1st edition glossy pictorial paper back covers showing bit of curl to frt cover, 471 pp text crisp and unmarked. Loaded with clear line drawings and spectacular photographs. Former owner's embossed ownership mark on FEP, pictorial frontis and title page; rear end paper removed. From A-Z, Storey's Horse-Lover's Encyclopedia is your information lifeline in the barn. A guide that will be equally useful to a seasoned professional, a novice equestrian, and someone who just wants to know everything there is to know about horses. View more info

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American Race Horses 1963 with Additional Material Laid In

By: Burroughs, Raleigh S., Review of Performances; Stone, Charles H., Editor

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, The Thoroughbred Owners & Breeders Association, Inc.: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 33050

Condition: Fair


First edition rust cloth hardcover reading copy with 1/2 inch split at head of front board gutter, rubbed and glued cloth at head of back strip, cloth at foot of rear gutter split 3". Finger soiled end papers. Tips rubbed with boards showing. Former owner's name on fep. Serviceable reading copy, not pretty but all there. 124 pp profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Laid in are three news clippings featuring Hirch Jacobs, his favorite owner and a few of their wins. Also included is a letter to the former owner, Stuart Hyatt, former Middleburg, VA and NY racing enthusiast from Edward A. ... View more info

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Dressage Test Technique Threshold Picture Guides Number 29

By: Cammaerts, Judy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Kenilworth Press Ltd.: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46144

ISBN: 1872082513

Condition: As New


Fine first edition, gift quality paperback in glossy illustrated card covers showing sharp tips and sharp stapled spine ends. 24 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Includes: Intro, Training, Homework and Preparation, Learning the Test, Paces and Rhythm, The Center Line, Halt and Salute, Circles and Turns, Transitions, Lengthening the Stride, Give and Retake the Reins, Rein-back, Counter-canter, Arriving at the Show, Riding-In, Final Preparation, Riding the Test, Analyzing the Judge's Comments, The Collective Marks, Ten Points to Remember. View more info

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The World of Horses

By: Campbell, Judith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited: 1971

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 202

ISBN: 0600039773

Condition: Very Good


1st edition, 2nd printing hardcover in dj. Brown boards with barely brushed tips, text tight and bright. Unclipped, white background dust wrapper lightly soiled but displays well in new mylar. Lovely illustrations and comprehensive descriptions for all breeds. Includes selection, care competing and driving/racing. 140 pp. It is terrific to have these classics that we loved so well to pass down to our children. View more info

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Western Rider's Handbook

By: Carden, Karen W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NJ, A. S. Barnes and Co., Inc.: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46719

ISBN: 0498016315

Condition: Fine


First edition hardcover in green paper covered boards super lightly sunned at upper edges from being stored near a window, spine ends bumped, tips still sharp. No names, tears or soil within the crisp and unmarked 175 page text. This is a fabulous book to gift a new owner/rider with. Covers just about everything, *including* what clothes to wear, what breeds make good western horses, tack, markings, care, etc etc. Gift quality offering in an original, unclipped dust wrapper with green background showing a couple of light scratches and two small dots of color loss below author's name at bo... View more info

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Winning With Frank Chapot

By: Chapot, Frank with Newman, Arlene J.; Foreword By Best, Greg

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Breakthrough Publications: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46831

ISBN: 0914327453

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality 1st edition hardcover in slick green paper covered boards with sharp tips and barely bumped spine ends showing a pinch of color loss at tips. Text is tight, crisp and unmarked, no names, tears or soil. 180 pp. Unclipped (and unpriced) dj in new mylar is mint. Chapot writes with the experience of a championship rider, international course designer, judge, trainer and horse breeder. Includes chapters on choosing a winning horse, horse shows, problem solving, team riding, courses, and a section on disputed "poling" method, and "bounce and stride" exercises. As Gr... View more info