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Riding and Driving For Women

By: Beach, Belle

Price: $195.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45578

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition hardcover rebound in beige linen with leather/gilt spine title label. First 24 page upper edges professionally repaired as well as some at foot and in rear of book. Not exlib. Stunning copy that displays beautifully. The foundation work on Sidesaddle Riding. View more info

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Dressage in a Sidesaddle Training You To Train Your Horse Aside

By: Brueckmann, Robin Miller

Price: $95.00

Publisher: DE, Privately Printed: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44639

Condition: Fine


Light blue card cover with illustration of sidesaddle rider on foot speaking to another who is on horseback. 87 pages. Tiny crease at head of upper cover tip. No marks inside. Very rare book, chapters include: Grade School and Homework, Midterm Exam: Competition, Final Exam: The Kur or Freestyle Ride, Finishing Touches, Tuition and Scholarship, Biography. Brueckmann is an active judge, instructor and competitor in dressage and combined training, working both astride and aside. She and her horses have earned many year end awards. She is an AHSA and ISSO Life member and has also been involved in... View more info

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Capital Horse Country

By: Burke, Jackie C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VA, EPM Publications: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34229

ISBN: 0939009803

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition unread soft cover with light wear on illustrated cover from storage. 294 pages without names, tears or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos, line illustrations and diagrams including course maps, regional hunt club buttons and so very much more. An indispensable guide to any savvy horse lover in the Piedmont area. Contents include: Horse Around Hunt Country - The Whys and Wherefores of this Book. Spring Steeplechases in Virginia - Bring out the Benz and the Flowered Hat. Racing Over Jumps in Maryland - Land of the Tall Timbers. Flat Racing and Parimutuel - Ho... View more info

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Capital Horse Country

By: Burke, Jackie C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VA, EPM Publications: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45037

ISBN: 0939009803

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition unread soft cover with light wear on illustrated cover from storage. 294 pages without names, tears or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos, line illustrations and diagrams including course maps, regional hunt club buttons and so very much more. An indispensable guide to any savvy horse lover in the Piedmont area. Contents include: Horse Around Hunt Country - The Whys and Wherefores of this Book. Spring Steeplechases in Virginia - Bring out the Benz and the Flowered Hat. Racing Over Jumps in Maryland - Land of the Tall Timbers. Flat Racing and Parimutuel... View more info

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Capital Horse Country

By: Burke, Jackie C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VA, EPM Publications: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45040

ISBN: 0939009803

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition unread soft cover with light wear on illustrated cover from storage. 294 pages without names, tears or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos, line illustrations and diagrams including course maps, regional hunt club buttons and so very much more. An indispensable guide to any savvy horse lover in the Piedmont area. Contents include: Horse Around Hunt Country - The Whys and Wherefores of this Book. Spring Steeplechases in Virginia - Bring out the Benz and the Flowered Hat. Racing Over Jumps in Maryland - Land of the Tall Timbers. Flat Racing and Parimutuel - Ho... View more info

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The Fox's Frolic or A Day with the Topsy Turvy Hunt

By: Burnand, Sir Francis

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Wm, Collins Sons & Co. Ltd: 1920

Seller Id: 43116

Condition: Very Good


Lovely early, undated hardcover in illustrated paper covered boards. Front board slightly sprung (bowed), faint color loss at still sharp tips, bright yellow background boards are super clean. Blue cloth backstrip not faded or frayed. One tidy and tiny ink gift dedication on illust fep, remainder of 50 page block tight, bright and unmarked. Original, un-clipped DJ shows no price, has a few small closed tears, features the same art as the boards and displays well in new mylar. Date of publication on this volume is not confirmed, circa 1920. Humorous fox hunting parody where the foxes rid... View more info

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Ladies of the Chase

By: Buxton, Meriel; Foreword by The Lord Paget of Northhampton, Q.C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, The Sportsman's Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46934

ISBN: 0948253142

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition, first printing hardcover in original, price-clipped dj. 184 pp with 1" x 2" tack shop sticker at foot of rep. No marks, tears or soil. Meriel Buxton paints a memorable picture, not only of famous women in the hunting field, but also of the many changes in the style of dress and the design of saddles, which finally enabled women to make their full contribution to foxhunting as we know it today. Chapters include: Foreword by The Lord Paget of Northampton, Q.C., Illustrations, Acknowledgments, Mostly Royal Ladies, Some Early Lady Masters, That Spitter... View more info

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Ladies of the Chase Signed & Inscribed by Buxton

By: Buxton, Meriel; Foreword by The Lord Paget of Northhampton, Q.C.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, The Sportsman's Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 47000

ISBN: 0948253142

Condition: Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover in dark green paper covered boards with bright gilt spine title shows sharp tips and spine ends. Twice signed by Meriel Buxton. Single name on the title page, and a private presentation blurb on the half title page: "To Mary Scott, In the hope that you will soon return to England as a Lady of the Chase Meriel". Original, unclipped dj is without fault. 184 pp text is crisp, white and unmarked. A very special offering - the first signed copy we've found in 22+ years of book selling. Meriel Buxton paints a memorable picture, not only of famou... View more info

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Martha Doyle And Other Sporting Memories

By: Danielson, Richard E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The Derrydale Press: 1938

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller Id: 44670

Condition: Very Good


Numbered, Limited edition #226 of a run of 1250 copies. Lovely tight, bright red cloth hardcover with gilt illustrated title plate on front cover and somewhat faded back strip. 152 pp deckle edged text fine, no inscriptions. Many wonderful tales and yarns of the chase, angling, hunting, etc. Beginning with the story of Martha Doyle which is about the author's beloved hunting mare and two other favorite equines. Contents: Three Horses: Martha Doyle - Waynefleet - Banbury Cross / On Starting a Hunt/ Angling Heresies/ Firing/ Nighmare/ Hounds and Dogs/ On Losing Your Nerve/ The Paynim, New ... View more info

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Advanced Equitation

By: De Souza, Baretto (Count De Souza)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 47080

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in blue cloth covered boards with bright gilt frt board title, spine title a bit dull but still more than legible. Spine ends bumped with a 1/4" split in the cloth at head, tips still fairly sharp and show color loss and are lightly brushed but no rub-through. The 419 pp text has a small pencil number '76 on the frt pastedown that is covered in clear cello tape that extends over the opposing blank fep and subsequent half title as they were torn. There is a 2" closed tear in the innermost margin starting at the dedication page running through the end of the p... View more info

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Free and Easy

By: Downey, Fairfax

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons and The Junior Literary Guild: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46564

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in green cloth covered boards with black spine title and black line drawing of a woman riding side-saddle on the frt cover. Exlib with no call tags on original, unclipped dust wrapper in new mylar that shows a woman riding a horse side-saddle on the beach. Rep removed, tape marks on both book pastedowns and dj flaps. School name embossed into title page with little holes. Solid rear dj panel shows one light spot of color loss, nary any wear on spine ends or jacket tips. School stamp on three sides of 188 page block. After Stella rescues the young filly from the sea... View more info

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Side Saddle For Dandy

By: Faulkner, Nancy

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46705

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in brown tweedy looking paper covered boards showing bumped spine ends, board tips fairly sharp with color loss only. Christmas gift presentation on fep from previous owner dated 1954. Book is now in a unclipped pictorial facsimile dj with light cup ring shaped paper pull on frt panel and wear/chips at corners. Book and jacket display well in new mylar sleeve. No tears or soil within the 214 page text, page block tight and bright. Fictional story for young and old. When Dandy's posh Aunt shows up and declares that she has no more manners than a mongrel puppy, t... View more info

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Man and The Horse The Metropolitan Museum of Art

By: Mackay-Smith, Alexander; Druesedow, Jean R.; Ryder, Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, The Metropolitan Museum of Art/ Simon and Schuster: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43012

Condition: Fine


Gorgeous crisp unmarked glossy hardcover. Unclipped dj in new mylar is mint. Text as new. Not exlib. 128 pp. Includes foreword by Philippe de Montebello, introduction by Diana Vreeland, glossary, & photo credits. Profusely illustrated with b/w & color illustrations. "This book was published in connection with an exhibition at the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, from December 3, 1984, through September 1, 1985. " Name of previous owner on fep. Personal bookplate on fep. "Throughout history the horse has been man's companion in pleasure and war, but mor... View more info

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Black Beauty Told in Short Form and in Pictures by Paul Brown

By: Sewell, Anna, Illust by Paul Brown

Price: $350.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 47085

Condition: Near Fine


First edition with Scribner's A on copyright page. Gift quality hardcover in exceptionally, clean, crisp and unmarked condition. Tawny brown colored cloth covered boards with dark brown title and illustration of mare and colt on frt board. Tips and spine ends sharp, hinge papers fine, binding tight, 100 pp. text clean. The only thing I see is a *touch* of 'mottling' near the foot of the front board. Original, colorful, un-clipped ($3) dust jacket has a few very short closed tears and some bits of color loss here and there, most notably on the backstrip title. There is a small rub affectin... View more info

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Black Beauty

By: Sewell, Anna, Illust By Paul Brown

Price: $295.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45130

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover rust brown cloth with dk brn title and illust of mare and colt on frt board. First edition with Scribner's A on copyright page. Frt board slightly warped. 100 p. text clean. Title continues: Told in Short Form and in pictures by Paul Brown so this is an abridged edition. Tips fairly sharp, spine ends slightly bumped. No former owner's names, tears or soil. No dj. Collectible copy. View more info

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Side Saddle Riding Notes for Teachers and Pupils

By: Skelton, Betty

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, The Sportsmans Press: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 27817

ISBN: 094825324X

Condition: Fine


Glossy pictorial boards show light color loss at very tips, internally as new. 57 pp. In this concise guide, Betty Skelton, who has taught side saddle riding for more than 50 years, explains her methods and sets out the principals of side saddle riding in an easy-to-read form which covers such aspects as instructing beginners; improving the rider; clothes and tradition; saddlery; choosing a horse for side saddle; advice for instructors; side saddle tests and the revival of side saddle in England and the USA. This book while being especially helpful for beginners, has much to offer accomplis... View more info

In Mr. Knox's Country

By: Somerville E. OE., Ross, Martin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1915

Seller Id: 48957

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover in taupe cloth covered boards with gilt title spine and Longmans' Colonial Edition imprinted in black at the foot of the backstrip. Board tips are sharp, spine ends are bumped and it is lacking the dj. Endpapers age toned but there is no writing, tears, soil or faults within whatsoever. Includes 8 full page duo-tone plates by Miss Somerville. In this third and final volume of stories about Major Sinclair Yeates, he encounters familiar friends - old Mr. Knox, Mr and Mrs Flurry Knox - and new - Major Apollo Riggs, the 'Comte de Pralines', the innumerable... View more info

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In Mr. Knox's Country

By: Somerville E. OE., Ross, Martin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1915

Seller Id: 46957

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover in taupe cloth covered boards with gilt title spine and Longmans' Colonial Edition imprinted in black at the foot of the backstrip. Board tips are sharp, spine ends are bumped and it is lacking the dj. Endpapers age toned but there is no writing, tears, soil or faults within whatsoever. Includes 8 full page duo-tone plates by Miss Somerville. In this third and final volume of stories about Major Sinclair Yeates, he encounters familiar friends - old Mr. Knox, Mr and Mrs Flurry Knox - and new - Major Apollo Riggs, the 'Comte de Pralines', the innumerable... 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