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The Boy Who Talks to Horses

By: Banks, Ivy Jackson; As told to her by Joe Kelley Travelsted

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Vantage Press:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46362

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in dark green shiny cloth covered boards with white illustration of a boy standing next to a horse head, with what looks like his thumb in the horses' nostrils that matches the art of fore and aft end papers. Both spine ends & lower corners lightly bumped, upper tips still sharp with a shallow 'ding' at head of rear board. 106 pp text is flawless, no names, tears or soil. Book is profusely illustrated with b/w photos and line drawings. Un-clipped photo illustrated, lime green and cream background dust wrapper is a professional reproduction that displays beautifully ... View more info

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Happy Thanksgiving!

By: Barkin, Carol; James, Elizabeth

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40953

ISBN: 0688068006

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition exlib hardcover with all pages and pocket present. Price clipped dj in new mylar has no call tags on backstrip, displays beautifully. 80 pp with a couple light finger marks. Discusses the significance of Thanksgiving, suggests various projects and activities for celebration and provides recipes for the holiday feast. View more info

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The Two Worlds of Noriko

By: Breck, Vivian

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 10677

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to tips of 1st edition hardcover book, bumped spine ends, light age toning in gutters. 190 pp. Everyone was excited about Noriko Yamata's three-month trip to Japan - everyone but Noriko. She was convinced that the trip would mean losing Ken Mogi - that he'd take a job in some far off city and forget her. But she really couldn't refuse her parents' generous graduation gift or defy her father. For even though she was twenty-one and had been born and brought up in America, he expected strict obedience from her, in accordance with Japanese traditions. View more info

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The Spanish Riding School of Vienna

By: Bundesministerium, Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Vienna, Land- Und Forstwirtschaft: 1969

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 38116

Condition: Near Fine


Beautiful pictorial paperback has light shelf wear along bottom edge and tips have been lightly rubbed. 81 pages are tight & bright with no tears, writing or soil. The Spanish Riding School in Vienna is the last riding academy in the world where classical horsemanship is still cultivated in its purest form. View more info

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Ladies of the Chase

By: Buxton, Meriel; Foreword by The Lord Paget of Northhampton, Q.C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, The Sportsman's Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46934

ISBN: 0948253142

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition, first printing hardcover in original, price-clipped dj. 184 pp with 1" x 2" tack shop sticker at foot of rep. No marks, tears or soil. Meriel Buxton paints a memorable picture, not only of famous women in the hunting field, but also of the many changes in the style of dress and the design of saddles, which finally enabled women to make their full contribution to foxhunting as we know it today. Chapters include: Foreword by The Lord Paget of Northampton, Q.C., Illustrations, Acknowledgments, Mostly Royal Ladies, Some Early Lady Masters, That Spitter... View more info

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Ladies of the Chase Signed & Inscribed by Buxton

By: Buxton, Meriel; Foreword by The Lord Paget of Northhampton, Q.C.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, The Sportsman's Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 47000

ISBN: 0948253142

Condition: Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover in dark green paper covered boards with bright gilt spine title shows sharp tips and spine ends. Twice signed by Meriel Buxton. Single name on the title page, and a private presentation blurb on the half title page: "To Mary Scott, In the hope that you will soon return to England as a Lady of the Chase Meriel". Original, unclipped dj is without fault. 184 pp text is crisp, white and unmarked. A very special offering - the first signed copy we've found in 22+ years of book selling. Meriel Buxton paints a memorable picture, not only of famou... View more info

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Tony's Bread An Italian Folktale

By: dePaola, Tomie

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Abc: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 20361

Condition: As New


A note about the story The northern Italian city of Milan is famous for panettone-- a wonderful cakelike bread made with eggs, raisins snd mixed peel. Like any good and unique food, panettone has several stories explaining its creation, but the one that captured my imagination concerns a baker his daughter and a rich young man. Buona Lettura! [Good Reading!]--Tomie dePaola. View more info

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A Christmas Carol in Prose Being A Ghost Story of Christmas

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1990

Seller Id: 14989

Condition: Very Good


156 pp glossy hardcover in vg condition. No dj. No names, tears or soil. Illustrated end papers. Gift quality volume. A Christmas Carol is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall on December 19, 1843. The novella met with instant success and critical acclaim. A Christmas Carol tells the story of a bitter old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation into a gentler, kindlier man after visitations by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. The book was written at a time when the... View more info

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Foxhunting In Texas

By: Dixon, Sandy; Brazos Valley Hunt MFH, Foreword by Charles I. Fletcher, MFH

Price: $28.00

Publisher: TX, Privately Published: 1998

Seller Id: 34846

Condition: Near Fine


72 pp tan card cover with green tape spine (as published), As new save for negligible soil mark on frt cov, and 4 micro fly specs on rear cov. Super into to the sport: Includes: Organization of the Hunt/ Hounds/ The Hunt Staff/ The Master and the Field/ Species of Quarry/ The Day Before/ Annual Traditions and Other Hunt Activities/ All About Amber/ Acquiring the Land/ Dealing with Anti's/ Glossary. View more info

The Wedding Book A Bride's Memento

By: Eisen, Armand; Rosenthal, Maura Fadden; Radcliffe, Katherine

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MO, Andrews and McMeel, Inc: 1992

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller Id: 37228

ISBN: 0836230116

Condition: Near Fine


Pink boards with decorative cover and black title on spine. Dust wrapper protected in acetate wrap. 79 pp. Ribbon marker and gold colored ring are missing. Marbled end pages and illustrated throughout with photographic reproductions of classic paintings with wedding themes. Measures approx 3 1/2 x 3 1/2". A keepsake for the bride, of wedding traditions, customs and lore. View more info

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The Coat-Hanger Christmas Tree

By: Estes, Eleanor

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Athenuem 1973 Stated first edition:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 4023

ISBN: 0689304161

Condition: Very Good


1st edition exlib hardcover #37058 stamped on lower front and rear cover and foot of title page. Corners lightly bumped, light surface soil on boards. All pages and pocket present. Text is crisp and clean. Ten-year-old Marianna desperately wants a Christmas tree but her mother refuses to be like every Tom-Dick-and-Harry. View more info

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Racing In Art

By: Fairley, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Rizzoli International Publications Inc: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38190

ISBN: 0847812340

Condition: Near Fine


Beautiful dark blue hardcover with silver gilt lettering has negligible wear. Unclipped dj has light curling on upper edge otherwise shows well. 224 tight & bright pages without tears or writing but fep has a tiny white area on the light blue paper from erased former pencil price, ghosting present. In this beautifully illustrated survey of racing in art, John Fairley presents the masterpieces of the genre from around the world and describes in his lively text the evolution of one of the great traditions of painting. View more info

Bico A Brazilian Raft Fisherman's Son

By: Forman, Leona Shluger

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co.: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45885

Condition: Very Good


1st edition, 1st printing hardcover in orange cloth boards with sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Unclipped dj in new mylar has a call tag on foot of spine and a wrinkle, rub, 1/2" tear at upper rear dj flap fold, else fine. Tape marks on endpapers, pocket and all pages present. 96 pp text is tight, clean and illustrated with b/w photos by the author and Shepard Foreman. Told in first person from the point of view of a ten-year-old boy growing up in Pontal de Coruripe, a small fishing village in north-east Brazil. Bico lives in an area of extreme poverty but is uplifted by participa... View more info

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Memories of the Present A Collection of Holiday Recipes, Crafts, Customs, and Helpful Miscellany

By: Fullington, William

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Jacobs, Visconsi & Jacobs Co.: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 26655

Condition: As New


Glossy 1st edition hardcover as new. 46 pp text crisp and unmarked. Gift quality volume full of Christmas traditions, types of Christmas Trees, A short history of Santa Clause and more. View more info

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Out of The Saddle Native American Horsemanship SIGNED

By: Gawani Pony Boy

Price: $48.00

Publisher: CA, Bowtie Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 33752

ISBN: 1889540374

Condition: Fine


Author's presentation copy, signed on fep: "Daniel, The Horse is a patient teacher. Enjoy & Learn from Sunktonka! Gawani Pony Boy". Brilliant 1st edition hard cover in original color dj in new mylar. 96 pp. The young reader's adaptation of author's previous book: Horse, Follow Closely. Through storytelling and personal anecdotes, Pony gives young readers a peek into the traditions of Native Americans and their special ways of developing relationships with their horses. Illustrated in full color photos by renowned European photographer Gabrielle Boiselle. View more info

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Reuben and the Fire

By: Good, Merle

Price: $12.00

Publisher: PA, Good Book Inc: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38548

ISBN: 1561480916

Condition: Fine


Fine copy in like dj, internally crisp and unmarked. Not exlib. 1st edition. Reuben, an Amish boy with five sisters, witnesses the burning of a neighbor's barn and experiences the excitement of the barnraising that follows. View more info

Shaman The Wounded Healer

By: Halifax, Joan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Thames and Hudson: 1982

Seller Id: 47074

ISBN: 050081029X

Condition: Very Good


Straight and solid paperback with a vertical crease 1" from outer cover edge, some light rubs and marks from storage. 96 page text is crisp and unmarked. In this series the images and symbols of the spiritual journey are explored in word and picture, color and form. Ancient knowledge, eternal myth and lost traditions become a new resource for the human venture. Some of today's most important religious authors undertake enlightenment and wholeness in oft forgotten ways. This series constantly and directly points the spiritually thirsty seeker to the sacred well of imagination. Art and ... View more info

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Gifts Handed Down

By: Hess, J. Daniel

Price: $7.00

Publisher: PA, Herald Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30150

ISBN: 0836190475

Condition: Fine


First edition, 1st printing paperback with tidy name/date at head of fep, else as new. Square corners and spine ends. 112 pp crisp and unmarked. During his father's illness and death, J. Daniel Hess paused to remember. He took a journey into his heritage - - not a sentimental journey so much as a thoughtful walk among old things he received from his father and mother, who received from families, who also inherited them. These old things turned out to be of unimaginable value. View more info

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The Unknown Island

By: Hope-Simpson; Jacynth

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Coward-McCann, Inc: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41248

Condition: Near Fine


1st US edition light blue cloth hardcover with sharp tips and lightly bumped spine ends. 192 pp crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj lightly worn at tips and has some faint soil on white background but displays beautifully in new mylar with full color Victor Ambrus front panel art. (No illustrations within). Gift quality. No names, tears or soil. When Philip set off to rescue his father from slavery in the quarries of Syracuse, he had no idea what the would beyond Athens was like. He thought Athens was the hub of the universe, the center of civilization. People outside Athens must be barbarians, h... View more info

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The Christmas Cookie Tree

By: Irion, Ruth Hershey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: PA, Westminster Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33434

ISBN: 0664325866

Condition: Very Good


1st edition ex-lib hardcover with pocket and all 56 pages present. Eva dreads her first Christmas in her new home in Pennsylvania Dutch country until she learns about making a cookie tree with Great-grandmother's cookie cutters. View more info