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My Life with Horses The Story of Jack Juby MBE Master of the Heavy Horse

By: Downes, Alison; Childs, Alan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: England, Halsgrove: 2007

Seller Id: 46140

ISBN: 1841145602

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing of the first edition with lightly bumped tips and spine ends. One former owner's name at head of title page with a few ink specs on opposing blank white page. Rest of 160 pp text is crisp and unmarked. The full life story of Jack Juby (1920-2004) who had an uncanny gift working with draft horses. This book will be enjoyed by all who love the heavy horse and the countryside as it used to be. Includes: Early Years (in Norfolk), Starting Work, A Family Man, A Young Stallion Man, Moving On, The Marshes, Lime Tree Farm, France and Beyond, The Story of a Foal, Ponies & Gymkha... View more info

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The Golden Guinea Book of Heavy Horses, Past and Present

By: Hart, Edward; Foreword By Ralph Gilbey; David Kay Preface

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, David & Charles: 1976

Edition: Second Priniting

Seller Id: 33577

ISBN: 0715371460

Condition: Very Good +


Ex-lib in very good condition with very few of the typical markings. rep missing. All pages present, tight and bright text. 112 pp include chapters on: The Shire, Clydesdale, Suffolk Punch, Percheron, On the Land, In War, In Work and Play, In the Stable, Yoking, Vehicles, Decorations, Glossary, Appendix: Where to See, Heavy Horses, Bibliography, Acknowledgments. 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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George Soper's Horses A Celebration of the English Working Horse

By: Heiney, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: England, H. F. & G. Witherby Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44380

ISBN: 0854932003

Condition: Fine


Gorgeous book of b/w & color art depicting English Shire horses at work and rest in many different backgrounds. 144 pp. Perfect coffee table gift book with square tips and spine ends. Only flaw is a price clipped dj which is well protected in new mylar. Negligible finger soil on blank fep, no names, or tears anywhere. Chapters include: George Soper/ The Horses/ The Horsemen/ Ploughing/ Harrow to Harvest/ Farewell. View more info

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Five O'Clock Charlie

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $25.00

Publisher: IL, Rand McNally & Company/ Weekly Reader Book Club Edition Letter A Present: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46868

Condition: Good


First printing hardcover with letter A present as well as Rand McNally & Weekly Reader Book Club Edition. Illustrated paper covered boards have bumped tips but no major rubs. Unpaginated (42 pp) text is crisp with bookplate and crossed out name on fep. Color frontispiece cleanly removed. Based on an actual occurrence! The wonderful story of Charlie the draft horse who doesn't want to be retired, so he jumps his fence to meet his friends in town at the Boar's Head Inn for an apple tart. View more info

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Draft Horse. 4-H Project Record Book #181 w/Add'l Material

By: Myers, Kristin K

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Ohio State University: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 41761

Condition: Near Fine


Vintage draft horse record and info book for 4-Hers. 29 pp with light surface soil. Punched for a 3 ring binder (as published). Included is a 1993 small farmer's journal leaflet entitled Work Horse Information. Also present is the print out of Draft Horse & Mule information sheet for publications, supplies etc (4pp). Collectible draft horse ephemera. View more info

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Horses At Work

By: Smith, Donald J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: England, Patrick Stephens: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 17422

ISBN: 0850597374

Condition: Fine


Splendid compendium of all horses in service, from the horse and plough to the carriage horse, to the police mount to the cutting horse of the west. Lavishly illustrated with b/w photos and illustrations. 192 pg text as new save for "Horse & Pony" stamped on blank fep. Glossy pictorial dj with negligible surface wear and soil displays beautifully. View more info