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The Dog Owner's Handbook

By: Acton, C.R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15568

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth boards with black title spine. A bit of soil at foot of spine, 142 pp text fine. Dj has chips at front cover upper tip, head of spine and along both dj flap folds. No names or soil in text. Written by a well known author on the subject, Acton has penned 10 other books on dogs, hounds and foxhunting. Every aspect of the dog in sickness and in health is concisely dealt with and has been set out alphabetically for easy reference. &#... View more info

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Ear Training for the Teacher and Pupil

By: Alchin, C.A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Oliver Ditson Co.: 1904

Seller Id: 46243

Condition: Very Good


Straight, crisp hardcover in burgundy cloth covered boards show light color loss to bumped tips and spine ends. No names, tears or soil in the 136 pp text. Gilt title and The Music Student's Library circular stamp on frt cover not as bright as new but still quite legible. The aim of this work is to teach the pupil to think in tones and to so train the ear and the feeling that even the tone-deaf may learn to sing, name, write and play what they hear: to harmonize me... View more info

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Tomorrow's Champion

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Co.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41174

Condition: Very Good +


VG 1st edition hardcover in medium brown cloth has wear at tips. Boards shaken. Unclipped professionally reproduced color illustrated dj has chips missing from head & foot of spine, lower tip has a 1 1/2" open tear, lower edge has two 1/2" closed tears and there is color fading along spine, upper & front edges. Unpaginated with crisp text and stunning lithographs. No tears, writing or soil. No matter how brilliant the performance of a fine horse may be, that is ... View more info

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The Wild Arabian

By: Anderson, Marilyn D.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Willowisp Press: 1987

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 23214

ISBN: 0874062071

Condition: Good


2nd printing paperback with light surface wear at tips from storage. Name and number on fep, else 94 pp text crisp and unmarked. Can Garnet tame this wild Arabian? Suddenly the Arabian's body filled with wildfire. His dark eyes haunted her. If Garnet could afford the horse, could she turn it into a winner? View more info

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The Big Book of Play for Little Learners

By: Appelbaum, Martin & Carol

Price: $10.00

Publisher: TX, Appelbaum Training Institute: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37848

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition paperback with minimal shelf wear, a couple of dings with color loss on cover, one small sticker pull on white background not a problem, and one light crease near upper front tip. Front paste down has Preschool stamp which bled onto FEP which also has the same stamp lower on the page. 126 pages of tight & bright text with no tears, writing or further blemishes. This book contains over 150 activities for you and your children's enjoyment. View more info

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Kennel Secrets How To Breed, Exhibit and Manage Dogs

By: Ashmont

Price: $17.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown & Co.: 1922

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 44631

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover in red cloth boards with black spine title. Corners bumped and rubbed, micro splits in cloth on spine ends. Few light soil spots and general handling soil on boards, One dark spot and 2" tear in cloth at foot of rear board, still displays well on the shelf. Heavy book. Rear hinge paper cracked but page block is tight and bright. Replacement paper spine label laid in. 348 pp well illustrated with 63 b/w line drawings and photographs. This comprehens... View more info

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Blaine Athorn's Name Power CASSETTE & WORKBOOK

By: Athorn, Blaine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CT, The Memory Training Institute, Inc: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36506

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition set of cassette tapes and workbook as new. Today's most powerful technology for remembering names and faces. 2 cassette set, with informational 14 pg workbook on remembering names, all in original package. View more info

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Jack Russell Terriers Today

By: Atter, Sheila

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Howell Book House, Inc: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 37405

ISBN: 0876051948

Condition: Fine


This book is as new save for negligible color loss at the foot of spine. The unclipped dust jacket shows no price and is also beautiful save for micro dent (not a hole) in front hinge area. 192 pages. In this book of the breed, the author traces the Russell's two-hundred-year history, from the Fox terrier bred by Parson Russell to develop the modern Jack Russell. Also features a special study of the working Jack Russell including training techniques; mini-agility techn... View more info

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Schooling for Everyone Make the Most of Any Horse

By: Austin, Kate Editor A Horse & Rider Magazine Handbook

Price: $12.00

Publisher: England, D J Murphy Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16152

Condition: Fine


Crisp and unmarked 1st edition paperback, clean inside and out. A veritable FAQ on schooling horses. 63 pp. Quick-fix plans to improve your horse's flat work. Leading experts make schooling simple and enjoyable. View more info

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The Complete American Cocker Spaniel

By: Austin, Morman A. & Jean

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Howell Book House: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45861

ISBN: 0876051298

Condition: Very Good


First edition exlib hardcover in glossy illustrated boards with sharp tips and bumped spine ends, head of spine a tad soiled, no dj as issued. 222 pp text is crisp and unmarked save for school stamp on title page, rep neatly removed. All topics concerning the friendly, bouncy and personable Cocker Spaniel. Great volume for breeders to give to new owners they sell puppies to. View more info

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Over The Sticks. The Sport of National Hunt Racing

By: Ayres, Michael; and Gary Newbon. Foreword by Lord Wigg

Price: $10.00

Publisher: England, Great Albion Books: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 29043

ISBN: 0715353918

Condition: Fine


Near fine/near fine dj. 216 pp text as new save for light curl to top of front dj panel. DJ not price clipped. Green hardcover boards straight and sharp. Includes a directory of National Hunt Organizations, a list of winners of major races, a chart of official scale of weight-for-age in rear. An exhaustive work on the sport of steeplechasing. After tracing the stormy history of steeplechasing from the first race over jumps - a three-horse event in Leicestershire in 1792 ... View more info

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Saddlery and Horse Clothing A Practical Horse Guide

By: Baker, Jennifer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock: 1982

Edition: First Thus

Seller Id: 22558

ISBN: 0706361989

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover. Covers buying, fitting, using and caring for all types of riding and horse equipment from basic tack for everyday riding to specialized equipment for training and optimum performance in competitions. 96 pp. Bumped spine ends, else fine. View more info

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Dressage For The New Age

By: Barbier, Dominique and Daniels, Mary

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Prentice-Hall Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37021

ISBN: 0132195771

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hard cover in near fine just wrapper. Book is in lovely condition save for light sunning along head of front board. No marks, soil or other blemishes. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows light sunning along backstrip and a touch along head of frt panel, else fine. 176 pp. Includes: The Part of Riding No one Talks About; A Training Approach: Beginning A dialogue With Your Horse and The Movements."Every horseman interested in training would do well to re... View more info

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Meditation For Two Searching For and Finding Communion with Your Horse

By: Barbier, Dominique; Williams, Kreon

Price: $25.00

Publisher: VT, Trafalgar Square Publishing: 2011

Seller Id: 45738

ISBN: 1570764972

Condition: New


Gorgeous new 2nd printing hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. Unclipped dj with matching art as cover is mint, now in new mylar. 72 pp text is crisp and unmarked. More than suitable for gift giving. View more info

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Carriage Driving A Logical Approch Through Dressage Training

By: Bean, Heike and Blanchard, Sarah

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Howell Book House, Inc: 1992

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller Id: 33313

ISBN: 0876058985

Condition: Fine


Fine 4th printing hardcover in fine unclipped dj in new mylar. 269 pp. Widely renowned as the definitive book on training the driving horse, Carriage Driving offers an easy-to-follow, practical guide to this increasingly popular sport. The philosophy is simple but remarkably effective: If driving is as much fun for your horse as it is for you, he will be a willing partner in the endeavor. With that in mind, Carriage Driving focuses on building a strong physical, menta... View more info

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Schooling By The Natural Method

By: Becher, Rolf; Translated By Major and Mrs. Patrick Maxwell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30643

Condition: Very Good +


First edition in black boards with red titles. Corners bumped but not rubbed. Internally crisp and bright w/tidy name on fep and vintage bookstore sticker on rep. 78 well illustrated pages. Includes: The Horse's Anatomy/ The Circulation and Nervous System/ Psychology of the Horse/ Schooling in the Open - The Terrain School/ Fundamental School Work/ The Forward Seat/ Riding Over Obstacles and Jumping/ Correction of the Spoiled Horse/ Subsidiary Reins/ Work on the Lunge a... View more info

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The Shetland Pony

By: Bedell, L. Frank

Price: $12.00

Publisher: IA, The Iowa State University Press: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31026

Condition: Very Good


VG first edition hardcover, no dj. Tight bright copy in brown boards with lightly bumped tips showing color loss, no major rubbing. Former owner's name/addy on frt pastedown, some foxing on endpapers. 334 pages. Illustrated with black/white photos. Table of contents includes the following topics: Origins and Breed Characteristics; Breeding; Feeding, Care, Training, and Handling; Shows and Sales; Shows and Rules; Hitches; Outstanding Breeders; American Shetland Pony Club... View more info

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Gentle Solutions Frank Bell's Seven Steps to a Safer Horse The Complete Guide to Frank Bell's Acclaimed 7-Step Safety System

By: Bell, Frank; With Sylvia Scott; Foreword By Bob Claymier: My Introduction to a Horse Whisperer

Price: $30.00

Publisher: ID, Dances With Horses, Inc: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30734

ISBN: 097634890X

Condition: Fine


Brilliant glossy 1st edition paperback with negligible wear at tips from storage. 151 well illustrated pages. Rare horse training book. Intro: The 7-Step System, In the Beginning, Bonding, Take and Give, Intimacy, The Dance Begins, Desensitizing, Ballet on the Ground, Ballet in the Saddle; In the End, Frank Bell Photo Gallery, Frank Bell Training Products, Afterword, Author Biographies, Photo Acknowledgments. 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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Manual of Horsemanship Instructions from Mexico's Renowned Escuela Ecuestre

By: Black, Harold

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33889

ISBN: 0396069169

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition in red cloth boards. Lower fore edge tip rubbed. Gift dedication fep. Dj in new mylar shows rubbing and loss at tips. 226 pp are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with 120 b/w photos and drawings/diagrams. Chapters are: Preliminary Exercises on the Ground for Suppling the Rider; Leading the Horse, Mounting and Dismounting; Psychological and Physical Characteristics of the Horse; Seat of the Mounted Rider; Natural and Artificial Aids; Mounted Exercise... View more info