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National Velvet

By: Bagnold, Enid

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 1972

Edition: 19th Printing

Seller Id: MK46664

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality hardcover illustrated by Paul Brown shows light color loss at sharp tips and spine ends. Hint of soil on foot of page block and solid light blue rear cover. 306 pg text tight and bright. No names, tears or soil inside and no dj as published. Illustrated by one of the finest American equine artists of all time: Paul Brown. National Velvet is the story of a 14-year-old girl named Velvet Brown, who trains and rides her horse, named The Piebald, to victory in the Grand National steeplechase. The novel focuses on the ability of ordinary people, particularly women, to accomplish ... View more info

Madeline's Rescue

By: Bemelmans, Ludwig

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45930

ISBN: 0670447161

Condition: Very Good


True first US edition (1953) in deep red cloth boards with black illustration of a dog swimming to rescue Madeline who is up to her eyes in water. Not exlib. Tidy name at head blank fep. All 4 edges rubbed through cloth. Previous owner's tidy name written in ink on half title page, also a small sticker pull on same page that doesn't show on the cream background. 56 pp text is tight and bright with occasional light finger print in margins. After falling into the river, Madeline was saved a a strange dog who was immediately loved by all the girls. They brought her home with them, to be sha... View more info

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The Adventures of Salty and Sandy Chincoteague Island, Virginia SIGNED

By: Bernstein, Joseph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canada, Accell Graphics: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 41317

Condition: Near Fine


Presentation copy from author on inside cover. Lovely crisp 1st edition paperback with slight corner crease and light soil on white background rear cover. Story of two ponies on Aussateague Island, VA. with color illustrations by the author throughout. 16pp. View more info

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Animal Antics

By: Caiden, E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: England, Litor Publishers Ltd:

Seller Id: 36596

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely glossy illustrated hardcover with bright image of young boy and girl on a lake in a canoe with a white swan swimming by. Tips and spine ends lightly rubbed, internally VG with one page loose and laid in, tidy name on illust frt pastedn. View more info

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The Corps Roots the Loudest" A History of VMI Athletics

By: Davis, Thomas W.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: VA, University Press of Virginia: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33690

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover and dj are in fine condition save for bit of surface soil on lower edge of page block and vertical crease on frt dj flap. Unclipped dj now in new mylar and displays beautifully. This is a gift quality book without names or tears. 335 pp over sized landscape format 8vo. This book examines the history of athletics at the Virginia Military Institute from its founding in 1839 to the present. Loaded with b/w photos. Too large for the flat rate envelope. View more info

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So Can I

By: Facklam, Margery

Price: $17.00

Publisher: CA, Gulliver Books/ Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43469

ISBN: 0152005854

Condition: Very Good


1st edition, 1st printing hardcover with a few tooth indentations on boards, else crisp and bright. Twenty fold-out pages relate how humans perform the same tasks differently than animals swimming, hopping and climbing. View more info

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Heart of a Champion and Other Sports Stories

By: Highlights

Price: $5.00

Publisher: OH, Highlights for Children, Inc.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 13537

ISBN: 0875346278

Condition: Fine


Glossy 1st edition paperback is in perfect condition. 95 pp of assorted stories compiled by the editors of Highlights Magazine for children. Includes Heart of a Champion/ The Race/ Lose Some, Win Some/ The Award/ The Obstacle Course/ A Winning Team/ Follow the Leaders?/ Lucky Socks/ Just Like a Pro/ All the Luck/ A Special Kind of Magic/ Surrounded by the Blues/ Swimming Rivals/ Tryout for Danny/ Bitten by the Basketball Bug/ Broomstick Fisherman. View more info

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The Mule Who Struck It Rich

By: Hoff, Syd

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Readers Digest: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27543

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing paperback with light surface wear from storage but spine cracked from a sideways bend. 32 clean tight pages. Have you ever seen a mule in a swimming pool? When this mule strikes gold he does some really funny things. View more info

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Sport Diver Manual Volume 1 Open Water Certification Third Edition

By: Jeppesen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CO, Jeppesen: 1975

Edition: Third Edition

Seller Id: 29470

ISBN: 0884870510

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 3rd edition paperback with negligible surface wear from storage, appears unread. Many numbered sections, approx 200 pp. The Equipment: Seeing and Swimming/ Warmth and Bouyancy/ Breathing Underwater/ Underwater Information/ Tools and Accessories. The Diver: Sensations/ Breathing/ Descending and Ascending/ Depth and Time Limits/ Repetitive Dives/ The Environment: The Worlds of Diving/ Water Movement/ Ocean Life/ Fresh Waters/ Ecology. The Dive: Food from Sea and Lake/ Collecting/ Photography/ Specialty Diving/ Careers. Appendix, Index. View more info

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The Assateague Ponies

By: Keiper, Ronald R.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: MD, Tidewater Publishers: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 25595

ISBN: 0870333305

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition glossy paperback. 100 pp text appears unread. A comprehensive guide to the wild ponies of Assaategue with many b/w photos. Includes: Intro to the Ponies and the Research, Maintenance Behaviors, Activity Patterns, Interaction With Other Animals, Social Organization, Threats to the Harem Stallion, Dispersing the Young and Forming the Band, Comminicatory Behavior, Sexual Behavior, Foaling Characteristics, Nursing Behavior, How Foals Behave and Interact, Population Dynamics, Impact of the Ponies on the Island, Glossary, Selected References, Index. View more info

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A Beautiful Dreamer

By: Keng, Keng

Price: $8.00

Publisher: China, Foreign Languages Press: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43460

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to edges of colorful covers, small sticker pull on white back page not noticeable. 38 pp text tight and bright. A little bird tries to learn different skills from other bird species such as flying, swimming, singing. View more info

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Mountain Pony and The Pinto Colt

By: Larom, Henry V.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1947

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 15621

Condition: Very Good +


Ex-lib hardcover rebound in pictorial buckram boards, no dj, solid copy. All pages and pocket present. 202 p. No other dates besides 1947 listed. Interesting charcoal like illustrations. Andy's sorrel horse Sunny and a pinto colt are rustled off by Jake Somers to be sold to the slaughterhouse, but by swimming through a canyon river, Andy is able to find out how the horses were stolen. Predecessor to Mountain Pony and the Rodeo Mystery. View more info

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Bullet Trains and Underwater Tricycles

By: Marks, Graham

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Guiness Books: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 20368

ISBN: 0851124763

Condition: Fine


1st edition paperback. Mechanical developments since the wheel have progressed to the 50' long 10 wheel ultra limo with its own 12' swimming pool in the boot! And many other noteworthy and quite extraordinary inventions. View more info

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A Monk Swimming. A Memoir SIGNED w/add'l Letter Laid In

By: McCourt, Malachy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Hyperion: 1998

Edition: Seventh Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 26953

ISBN: 0786863986

Condition: Fine


7th printing hardcover. Author's presentation copy, signed on title page "To Pat A man with a heart and a grand man with the pen. Blessings, Malachy McCourt 21st Sept 1999. Also included is a signed letter from McCourt : Dear Pat, Many thanks for your splendid piece last week. It was a pleasure to meet you. I assure you that whatever clouds are darkening your life will pass slowly but they will pass. Blessings, Malachy McCourt. Malachy McCourt, who has habitually regurgitated English in glorious colors to his fellow Irishmen and New Yorkers, here makes his vivid, whimsical, raucous, murder... View more info

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Ecology Learn With Moonbird

By: McNulty, Sally

Price: $15.00

Publisher: FL, Rourke Enterprises, Inc: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 25337

ISBN: 0865927391

Condition: Very Good


Light rubs to tips of boards, small sticker pull on upper frt cover tip does not detract on white background. Text tight and bright. Strangers to the planet Mirth pollute it until the Moonbirds' leader teaches them how to clean it up. View more info

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Safety in the Water Learn With Moonbird

By: McNulty, Sally

Price: $10.00

Publisher: FL, Rourke Enterprises, Inc: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19252

ISBN: 0865927154

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover with light rubs to tips of boards, light surface soil on white background boards, text tight and bright. Rare 32 pp water safety, swimming book featuring the adorable Moonbird who explains the basics of water safety to the three raccoons children as they take a boat trip to Holiday island. View more info

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Jim Can Swim

By: Olds, Helen D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 4240

Condition: Very Good


1st edition ex-lib hardcover is tight and bright with Random House reading program card pocket on front paste down, Also a few stamps there and assorted jots and diddles on fep. Remainder of text is crisp and bright. Boards have light bumps to extremities. small red "action ahead" sticker on back cover. 35 pp. 1963 publication date, lib of congress date begins with 63, no other date listed. Jim is teased for not being a swimmer, but with patience and practice he surprises everyone, including himself. View more info

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The Lonsdale Anthology of Sporting Prose & Verse. Volume XII (Twelve) SIGNED

By: Parker, Eric; Editor

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Seeley, Service & Co.: 1932

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 44668

Condition: Very Good


First edition, signed and numbered by Eric Parker, #61 of 110 copies, which only 100 were offered for sale. Includes a professionally reproduced, price clipped dust wrapper in new mylar. Limp, lightly padded red leather boards with gilt L and crown on cover (along with small abrasion/color loss dot over it). Gilt titles on spine, spine ends rubbed, top edge gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Blue/cream marbled endpps. 376 pp. Tipped in color frontis and numerous b/w plates within. Poems include: Fox Hunting, Cricket, Angling, Stalking, Shooting, Big Game, Polo, Pig Sticking, Horse Racing, Fo... View more info

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The Lonsdale Anthology of Sporting Prose & Verse. Volume XII (Twelve)

By: Parker, Eric; Editor of "The Field

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Seeley, Service & Co.: 1932

Seller Id: 45797

Condition: Near Fine


Straight square hardcover in plum colored cloth with bumped spine ends and one tip, other 3 are sharp. Comes in a professionally reproduced, price clipped dust wrapper in new mylar. Nice looking book with gilt letter L and crown on 2 cover corners. Gilt titles on spine, top edge of page block gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Cream endpps have one tidy name & date on upper tip of blank fep. Hinges fine. 376 pp. Tipped in color frontis and numerous b/w plates within. Poems include the following sports: Fox Hunting, Cricket, Angling, Stalking, Shooting, Big Game, Polo, Pig Sticking, Horse Ra... View more info

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Teenage Fitness

By: Prudden, Bonnie

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 28410

Condition: Fine


NOT ex-lib. Tight bright copy in blue cloth boards, internally as new. 252 pp Glossy, unclipped photo illustrated dj in new mylar shows few small closed tears and one tiny chip at head of rear panel but displays well. The author of several books on fitness here addresses the teenage audience with important chapters on: How Fit Are You?/ How To Correct Your Deficiencies/ Warming Up, Why and How You Should/ Floor Progressions - Moving About Indoors/ Tumbling/ Basic Apparatus/ Weights/ How "Just Hacking Around" Can Help Keep You Fit/ Swimming/ Ski School, Hot and Cold/ Rock Climbing/ Abou... View more info