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Polo Author's Presentation Copy

By: Barrantes, Susan; Foreword By H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, Intro By Juan Carlos Harriot

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Argentina, Ediciones Lariviere: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 46706

ISBN: 9879528085

Condition: Fine


Gift quality, true first edition hardcover in red cloth boards with gold titles, sharp tips and spine ends. Book appears unread, save for author's presentation to someone with the following words: " To Doris, with best wishes Susan Barrantes 1998. No tears or soil in the glossy 208 pp text. Unclipped (and unpriced) dj in new mylar has negligible color loss at rear board tips, and a 6/8" closed tear at head of rear flap fold which can be seen in the photo below, but is now not noticeable at all because of the clear, removable jacket mylar that is now on the dj. Profusely illustrat... View more info

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Polo

By: Barrantes, Susan; Foreword By H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, Intro By Juan Carlos Harriot

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Argentina, Ediciones Lariviere: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46938

ISBN: 9879528085

Condition: Fine


Gift quality, true first edition hardcover in red cloth boards with gold titles, sharp tips and spine ends. Book appears unread, no writing, tears or soil on the glossy 208 pp text. The unclipped Only one light crease on the gold colored, blank front endpaper is the only mark identifying this book as being opened before. Unclipped (and unpriced) dj in new mylar has one micro and two small areas on the foot of the rear panel that shows 2 small chips of the outer color layer only (see image) and one micro one near the foot of the rear gutter. Profusely illustrated landscape format coffee ta... View more info

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Into Polo A True Life Story

By: Beal, Carlton

Price: $200.00

Publisher: TX, Privately Printed: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46905

ISBN: 0962978019

Condition: Near Fine


First edition hardcover in blue cloth covered boards with color photo frontis and bright gilt titles. One tiny triangle of color loss at head of frt board 1/4" x 1/4" . 379 pp. DJ in mylar is a professional reproduction that shows light color loss at extremities from storage. Not price clipped. No names but does have date and "Picked up at Polo Hall of Fame" on fep. During the 1920s, there was polo in the San Francisco area and Carlton Beal's father, having been raised on a ranch, joined the San Mateo Polo Club. He played with such notables as Willie Tevis, Eric Pedley, L... View more info

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Horse-Sense and Horsemanship of To-Day Economy and Method in Training Hunters and Polo Ponies

By: Brooke, Geoffrey; Intro By General The Earl of Cavan and Lord Wodehouse, M.C.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27837

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover in dark green cloth boards with gold titles show bumped corners and some light 'mottling on cloth at fore-edge of frt board, shows well on the gilt title spine. No dust wrapper. 180 tight and bright heavy stock pages without tears or soil. A wonderful read, profusely illustrated with 41 b/w photos. Clear, concise and current forward seat info within including polo, the galloping game. Chapters include: The Rider's Seat & Hands, Theory - Jumping Qualifications - Condition - Balance - Bits, First Lessons - Free Jumping - Schooling In Long Reins - Circular Manege - Sch... View more info

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Beginning Polo

By: Disston, Harry

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NJ, A. S. Barnes & Co.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46852

ISBN: 049801214X

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition hardcover in dust wrapper. Tight, bright first US printing gift quality black cloth hardcover. 200 pp. Tips sharp, spine ends lightly bumped. Unclipped dj in new mylar has a small sticker mark on backstrip, still displays well. No names, tears or soil. Chapters include: The Game, History, The Ball, The Mallet, The Field, What You Need to Start, Your Mount, The Strokes and Hitting, Handicaps, The Rules and Penalties, Team Play, Practice: Stick and Ball, Tack, Stable Routine, Dress, Umpiring, Arena Polo, Moving Up, Having Fun, Competition, Index. View more info

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Six Chukkers of Love

By: Hetherington, Wm. Clark

Price: $26.00

Publisher: IN, Author House: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46922

ISBN: 1420828932

Condition: As New


Brand new, gift quality first edition crisp unmarked hardcover in navy cloth covered boards with bright gilt spine title. Head of spine lightly bumped, foot and four tips sharp. 126 pp illust with b/w photos. Unclipped photo-illustrated glossy dust wrapper in new mylar displays beautifully. Six Chukkers of Love is more than Clark Hetherington's autobiography. It is a first-hand account of the history of polo in the United States post World War II. Clark knew all of the movers and shakers, great players and sundry characters that were responsible for polos growth and development. His book i... View more info

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The Polo Encyclopedia

By: Laffaye, Horace A.; Foreword by Stephen A. Orthwein

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NC, McFarland & Company, Inc.: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46971

ISBN: 0786417242

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing softcover in colorfully illustrated card covers with clear cello tape diagonally over the 4 cover tips. This is a barely used former library book without any call numbers or writing on the spine of the book or covers. Two whited out library names on front endpapers and one on inside rear cover. Plus there is one library stamp with a small marker X over it, (not whited out), on the head only, of the page block. Fore-edge and foot of page block unmarked. Faint sticker pull on head of half title page from removed (empty) library borrowing date stamps. 413 pp text ... View more info

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The Pimm's Book Of Polo

By: Lloyd, John; Roberts, Michael; Major Ronald Fertuson Editorial Adviser

Price: $35.00

Publisher: VT, Trafalgar Square Publishing: 1989

Edition: First US Edition

Seller Id: 40998

ISBN: 0943955173

Condition: Very Good


An attractive and oversized 1st edition hardcover. Tips bumped but not rubbed, spine cracked at title page but no loose leaves. Two closed tears at unclipped dj flap fold, displays well in new mylar. Not exlib. First American Edition. 240 pp. Quintessentially a game of style, polo is the most aristocratic of all ball games. The Pimm's Book of Polo takes you inside the sport that has experienced a splendid renaissance over the last few decades. A stunning collection of action pictures by the world's finest polo photographers - coupled with an intimately bright text by a leading polo journalist... View more info

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Intro To Horse Polo

By: Lusted, Marcia Amidon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: MN, Abdo Publishing: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46926

ISBN: 1532113412

Condition: Near Fine


As new glossy, photo-illustrated hardcover save for barely perceptible black specks at head of frt hinge on inside cover and fep. A primer for beginners all about the Galloping Game. Includes photos and diagrams, Glossary, Additional Resources (for very young folks, super general info) and Index. View more info

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Red Embers

By: Lyons, Dorothy

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46904

Condition: Near Fine


First edition hardcover in light green cloth covered boards with black titles and drawing of horse and girl's head & shoulders on frt board. Not ex-lib. Tips sharp, spine ends bumped, cloth faintly age-toned at extremities. No names, tears or soil within the 262 pp text. Price-clipped, original dust wrapper has light color loss at flap folds and extremities, couple of micro chips at spine ends, two small spots of color loss on the shoulder of the horse image, three half inch closed tears at head of, and light soil on cream background rear dj panel. Jacket is now in new mylar and shows very ... View more info

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The Polo Umpire's Primer

By: Marshall, R. Quinton

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40593

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in lightly soiled peach illustrated boards with bumped tips showing color loss but no major rubs. 54 pp of insider information on coaching the "galloping game". Illust with a b/w frontis and dedicated to Dana Norsworthy Barry "A Grand Lady of Polo Jan 30, 1913 - Nov 3, 1987". Dedication is as published, not hand-written. Chapters include: Prologue/ Some Fundamentals/ Some Other People's Business/ Conducting The Game/ Referees and Umpires/ Applied Theory of Penalties/ Very Special Events/ So, In Conclusion. View more info

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Frog The Horse That Knew No Master Famous Horse Stories #2274

By: Meek, Colonel S. P.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1933

Seller Id: 46921

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover with lightly bumped and brushed spine ends, board tips still sharp. Negligible color loss at upper extremities. First published in 1933 by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., this is the undated Grosset and Dunlap Famous Horse Stories reprint with the numeral #2274 at foot of back strip (as published, not hand written). No names, tears or soil in the crisp 302 pp text and this is not a former library copy. Unclipped and unpriced color illustrated dust wrapper matches the cover art (but has more red in it than the book). It has small chips at spine ends and color loss along the ... View more info

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Yearbook of the United States Polo Association 1989

By: Oxley, John C. Chairman & Author of Foreword

Price: $28.00

Publisher: KY, United States Polo Association:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43981

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first printing. No date stated, more than likely 1990. 397 glossy pages crisp and unmarked. Includes officials, rules, tournaments and stats galore, plus a few b/w adverts. Navy cloth boards with negligible color loss still sharp tips and lightly bumped spine ends. Title on backstrip in white clear and legible. Rear hinge a tad wobbly but not cracked, More than presentable and displays beautifully on the shelf, Complete your collection with this handsome volume. View more info

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Yearbook of the United States Polo Association 1984

By: Oxley, John C. Chairman & Author of Foreword

Price: $28.00

Publisher: KY, United States Polo Association: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43982

Condition: Fine


First edition, first printing. No date stated. 397 glossy pages crisp and unmarked. Includes officials, rules, tournaments and stats galore, plus a few b/w adverts. Navy cloth boards with negligible color loss still sharp tips and spine ends. Title on backstrip in white clear and legible. View more info

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Walt Disney's Stormy

By: Walt Disney Productions

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Juvenile Productions Ltd:

Seller Id: 45643

Condition: Very Good


Undated hardcover in nice shape with color loss at tips and spine ends, 3/4" closed split in gutter paper at head and foot of frt board. illustrated board covers; contents well illustrated; no inscriptions or writing but some foxing present. Measures approx 10.5" x 8.5" . 26 pp. Very good authorized edition based upon the Walt Disney motion picture Stormy. A true story of a thoroughbred colt who grows up to be a polo pony. View more info

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The World of Polo Past & Present

By: Watson, J.N.P.; Foreword By The Viscount Cowdray

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Massachusetts, Salem House: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46944

ISBN: 094825307X

Condition: Fine


Gift quality 2nd printing of the first US edition, published one year after the first. Splendid hardcover in black paper covered boards with bright gilt title spine. Barely brushed tips, else as new inside and out. 164 pages profusely illustrated in b/w and color. Unclipped, original full color illustrated jacket has wrap around the entire book art, and also has a lovely brown on white line drawn image on the endpapers showing a woman in Victorian garb standing with two young boys watching a polo match. Book measures 8-1/2" x 11-1/4" and displays beautifully in its removable myla... View more info

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Polo Boys

By: Yarnell, Duane

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, The World Publishing Co.: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46896

Condition: Very Good


Attractive First Edition hardcover in tan cloth covered boards with black titles and accent lines on spine and frt board. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp. A couple very faint large foxing marks on pastedowns, 244 page text is browned but not brittle. Hinge papers fine, no names, tears or finger marks in the text. No funky smells. Belting color action illustration of two players galloping down the field on their polo ponies on dj frt panel and spine by Corydon Bell. No illustrations within the story. Two < 1" chips at foot of frt panel extend 1" up from the lower edge but do... View more info