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Taff and the Stolen Ponies

By: Berrisford, Judith M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46343

ISBN: 0340038772

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first printing hardcover in textured green paper covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends, bright gilt title on backstrip. No names, tears or soil in the crisp, tight and bright 127 pp text which is peppered with line drawings by Helen Collins who also designed and drew the dust wrapper. This un-clipped dust wrapper in new mylar is a professional reproduction that shows age-toning on the periphery of the solid cream rear panel, other than this, it shows no wear, no creases, no chips. Cute backstrip art of three pony faces and Taff the sheepdog on the top. When Emlyn Morg... View more info

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Phari The Adventures of a Tibetan Pony

By: Buckingham, M. E.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd.: 1936

Seller Id: 46326

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover in bright mustard yellow cloth bds with bumped (not rubbed) extrems, text tight and bright w/out names or soil, fep removed, front hinge cracked. 135 pp holding tight and going nowhere. Professionally reproduced illust dj in new mylar shows small chips at tips and spine ends, slight overall surface soil, still displays well. B/w vignettes throughout and 8 wonderful b/w full page pencil drawings by K.F. Barker. Story of Phari, told in third person bu the author of a pony who lived in India, his hardships, early life on the wind-swept table land of Tibet, through his life wi... View more info

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Nobody's Pony

By: Bye, Beryl

Price: $18.00

Publisher: England, Lutterworth Press: 1976

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 24470

ISBN: 0718803493

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing hardcover in green paper covered boards with negligible pen marks on covers, owner's name/addy on fep, 128 p. text crisp and tight. DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction that displays well. Cathy knew her parents could never afford to buy her a pony, so when she discovered Kelpie in a deserted field she pretended that the pony was her very own. Gradually the game became so real to Cathy that she looked upon herself as Kelpie's owner; and it was not until the borrowed pony was injured in a gymkhana that Cathy realized how deeply she was in trouble. Who was Kelpie's real o... View more info

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Slim Evans and his Horse Lightning

By: Dean, Graham M

Price: $28.00

Publisher: The Goldsmith Publishers: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 2853

Condition: Good


Solid 1st edition hardcover in orange paper covered boards with black title. Paper at spine ends chipped. Illustrated boards are bumped and rubbed w/ yellowing text. 251 p. Both inner hinge papers split, but text is tight. Slim Evans receives a secret letter and becomes a cattle detective. While he is investigating, shots are fired and his horse Lightning is stolen. He meets up with a man who has also received a secret letter, and they join together to investigate the cattle rustlers and reclaim his horse, Lightning. View more info

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Missing Matilda

By: Faughan, Carol

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Blackie: London and Glasgow: 1964

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: R46487

Condition: Near Fine


Possible first edition hardcover in navy blue paper covered boards showing bumped spine ends and sharp tips. 124 pp text is crisp, and has no names, tears or soil. There is one prize sticker on blank fep with a name in space provided. Book was gifted to a girl for her excellence in General English 1967. Price clipped dust jacket shows a chubby pony standing in front of a windmill in colors of rust, off white and mustard with black outlines. Original dj has a 1" closed tear at rear foot of gutter area, and small triangular closed tear at opposite end of DJ flap fold. Rear dj panel is s... View more info

Only One Pony

By: Havers, Elinore

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, Lutterworth Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: R46428

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in olive green paper covered boards with black title on lightly sunned backstrip. Probably second printing as there is a small letter B at the foot of page 17. 126 pp heavyweight text is tight and bright with a color frontis illustration that matches the dj art. Book spine ends and tips are bumped but no major rubbing. Not exlib. No names, tears or soil but there is a good bit of foxing on the frontis and the two pages that are on either side of it, rest of text is mint. Original un-clipped dust jacket has a few tiny chips at head and foot of backstrip, head of rear... View more info

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Bababukra The Story Of A Horse

By: Hofbauer, Imre; Edited by Edward Boyd; Hungarian and Slavonic Folksongs rendered into English by Lawrence Wolfe

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46447

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality hardcover in blue-gray cloth covered boards showing bumped tips and spine ends. A bit of sunning at head of both boards due to the jacket bowing slightly there. No names, tears or soil in the beautifully color illustrated 63 pp text. Inner hinge papers are fine. Original un-clipped dust wrapper has a beautiful color illustration of a brown filly on the frt panel with a grey background. Some light foxing and handling soil on jacket one micro chip at foot of rear panel, a bit of crumpling at bumped foot of spine, now in removable polyester cover to keep it safe going forward. ... View more info

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Lone Cowboy My Life Story

By: James, Will

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1945

Edition: Illustrated Classics Edition

Seller Id: MK46608

Condition: Fair


This solid exlib hardcover of the much sought: Illustrated Classics Edition in black cloth with full size pasted-on color plate on frt board shows surface wear/ color loss over cowboy and galloping horse on cover image. Spine title no longer legible but call library call tag and author's name in white can be seen on backstrip. Board tips are bumped and rubbed with boards showing. Black cloth has some marks and soil. Color Illustrated endpapers show a cowboy with lariat ready in his right hand galloping on a red chestnut horse chasing a texas longhorn steer across the sagebrush plains. Li... View more info

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Lone Cowboy My Life Story

By: James, Will

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1945

Edition: Illustrated Classics Edition

Seller Id: MK46607

Condition: Fair


Reprint of the Illustrated Classics edition, 1945 on foot of title page, 1930, 1932 on copyright page. Impressive offering in black cloth with full size (6 3/8" x 8 3/4") pasted-on color plate on frt board and legible gold spine title. Tips and spine ends are rubbed with 'a few white marks on rear board, some light 'mottlling' on periphery of cloth surrounding the color plate on frt board. Black cloth backstrip displays well save for split cloth on foot and rubbed lower frt board tip. Color, action-illustrated endpapers are a continuation of the front plate, they show the same co... View more info

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Smoky The Cowhorse

By: James, Will

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Edition: Illustrated Classics Edition

Seller Id: MK46605

Condition: Very Good


1929 reprint hardcover of the much sought: Illustrated Classics Edition in black cloth with full size pasted-on color plate on frt board and legible but dull yellow spine title. Tips and spine ends bumped & rubbed with boards showing. Front plate is complete and shows no chips but has some color loss from storage (few small dots on Smokys chest and neck. Color-illustrated action illustrated endpapers show a cowboy with lariat ready in his right hand galloping on a palomino horse chasing 9 wild mustangs. This is the first Will James book with colored illustrations, Counting the cover, the... View more info

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Smoky The Cowhorse

By: James, Will

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Seller Id: MK46602

Condition: Good


1929 exlib reprint hardcover dated on foot of title page. Rust buckram cloth rebind with gold spine title, J call tag and Greenwich Library imprinted at foot of spine. Tips and spine ends bumped. Cloth shows moderate handling soil, former owner's name at head of surface soiled fep, pocket pulled but all 310 pp text is present with occasional fingerprints in margin. Profusely illustrated with 43 full page b/w line illustrations by the author. Hinge papers are fine, endpapers are age-toned, text is not. The bronc twister Clint takes a special interest in the mouse-colored horse he calls S... View more info

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Sand The Story of a Man and a Horse

By: James, Will

Price: $38.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46656

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, first printing hardcover in bright grass green cloth boards with black title underlined in red, with a black drawing of a standing cowboy on lower right quarter of frt cover. Slight mottling to cloth underneath this cowboy image but not a big deal. 2" line indentation on rear board, no broken cloth or issues. Book shows negligible color loss at still sharp tips and spine ends. 328 pp text is crisp and unmarked save for a few bits of clear cello tape on pastedowns and small former owner's addy label at foot of fep. Book is now in new 4 mil clear poly jacket for protectio... View more info

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Smoky The Cowhorse

By: James, Will

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Seller Id: MK46603

Condition: Good


Reprint hardcover in beige cloth covered boards with brown steer skull on frt boards, brown title box on backstrop with barely legible author, title & publisher printed there with a rifle and an intertwined lariat printed in gold under the brown title box. Tips and spine ends bumped and rubbed, boards grubby. Illustrated brown/off white endpapers fore and aft, front endpaper shows ink: "Sally Smith loves Ricky Harbor" on frt pastedown (barely noticeable in brown 'sky' illustration). Former owner's name/addy on second blank fep, and her love's name on next page which is opposite the... View more info

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Lone Cowboy My Life Story 1st Illustrated Printing

By: James, Will

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1932

Edition: Illustrated Classics Edition

Seller Id: MK46606

Condition: Very Good


First printing of the illustrated Classics edition, 1932 on foot of title page, 1930, 1932 on copyright page. Impressive large format volume in black cloth with full size pasted-on color plate on frt board and legible but somewhat dull gold spine title. Tips and spine ends are fairly sharp but cloth has some discoloration and 'mottling all over, primarily on rear cover. No boards showing through the cloth. Full color, full size color plate on frt board shows some light color loss from shelf sitting, rubbing against other books. Color, action-illustrated endpapers are a continuation of th... View more info

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Sand

By: James, Will

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Seller Id: MK46609

ISBN: 9997403371

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover in beige cloth boards with brown steer skull/horns on frt board, spine has dulled gold title in an olive green title box with a rifle and lariat underneath on backstrip. Tips lightly rubbed but still fairly sharp, spine ends bumped and rubbed with broken cloth. Brown and cream illustrated endpapers show a band of horses moving along the sagebrush plain. 308 pp text is crisp and unmarked. No names, tears or soil. View more info

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Sun Up Tales of the Cow Camps

By: James, Will

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1923

Seller Id: MK46610

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover in beige cloth boards with brown steer skull/horns on frt board, spine has bright and crisp gold title in a brown title box with a rifle and lariat underneath on backstrip. Spine ends bumped, tips still fairly sharp with a bit of broken cloth at frt board upper tip. Some super light 'mottling' on beige cloth is barely discernible. Tips lightly rubbed but still fairly sharp, spine ends bumped and rubbed with broken cloth. Brown and cream illustrated endpapers show a band of horses moving along the sagebrush plain. Front illustrated endpaper removed, pencil name at head ... View more info

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All In The Day's Riding

By: James, Will

Price: $12.00

Publisher: OH and NY, The World Publishing Co.: 1948

Seller Id: MK46612

Condition: Very Good


Third reprint hardcover in red paper covered boards with light color loss at bumped tips and spine ends. Two tiny soil spots near rear board upper tip. Hint of soil on fore-edge of first blank endpaper, else no names or tears inside the crisp and bright 252 pp text. Full of 42 short stories and monographs, this fascinating book has more detail and more accurate cowboy lore than is in any other book anywhere! If you can't find answers to your cow and horse work questions here, they probably don't exist! View more info

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The Drifting Cowboy

By: James, Will

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1934

Seller Id: MK46614

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover in orange colored cloth boards with black line drawing of a cowboy throwing a lasso at bottom 1/3 of frt board and title/author name at head of same on cover and backstrip. Tips and spine ends bumperd and lightly brushed. Surface soiled orange cloth also shows a lighter colored moisture mark at lower tip of frt and rear boards, the 241 pp text is unaffected. Untrimmed fore edge of page block, dusty top edge of same. Occasional fingerprint in margins from former readers, but no names or tears found. This volume contains seven more wonderfully illustrated short stories wit... View more info

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Home Ranch

By: James, Will

Price: $18.00

Publisher: OH and NY, The World Publishing Co.: 1951

Seller Id: MK46616

Condition: Very Good


Second printing hardcover in rust paper covered boards with light color loss at bumped tips and spine ends. One tiny soil spot at spine backstrip, tidy former owner's name in ink at head of fep, else no soil or tears inside the 16 chapters of crisp and bright 346 pp text. There are 54 b&w drawings in this book plus a full-color painting, a drawing and a screened photo on the dust wrapper. Original un-clipped dust wrapper shows small chips at tips, one 1/2" closed tear at head of frt panel and a large wrap around chip at head of spine that took the upper half of the first vertical line ... View more info

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Sand The Story of a Man and a Horse Signed by Will James

By: James, Will

Price: $350.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: MK46622

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED & COLLECTIBLE First Edition, First Printing hardcover in green cloth boards with black title underlined in red, with a black drawing of a standing cowboy on lower right quarter of frt cover. Book shows negligible color loss at still sharp tips and spine ends. 328 pp text is crisp and unmarked save for the name: Will James on the blank front end paper. No other names, no tears or soil. Original dust wrapper had been previously taped down to another 1st edition we purchased and we swapped it on this book so to have the nicest signed copy we can offer and it will keep the book in its c... View more info