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Riding School An Illustrated Course in All Aspects of Horsemanship

By: Dunning, Pam & Lionel

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, MacDonald Queen Anne Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19710

ISBN: 0356158241

Condition: Very Good


Very good glossy 1st edition paperback shows light surface wear and creases. 192 pp text as new. Profusely illustrated with color and b/w photos. Chapters: Getting Started / The First Lessons / Out for a Ride / Learning to Jump (includes grid and gymnastic work) / Advanced Riding and Schooling / Preparing for Competition / Competition Show-Jumping View more info

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Riding School An Illustrated Course in All Aspects of Horsemanship

By: Dunning, Pam & Lionel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, MacDonald Queen Anne Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17691

ISBN: 0356158241

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine, glossy 1st edition paperback shows light surface wear, 192 pp text as new. Profusely illustrated with color and b/w photos. Chapters: Getting Started / The First Lessons / Out for a Ride / Learning to Jump (includes grid and gymnastic work) / Advanced Riding and Schooling / Preparing for Competition / Competition Show-Jumping View more info

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On Seats and Saddles Bits and Bitting and The Prevention and Cure of Resiveness In Horses 1977 Reprint of the 1879 Edition

By: Dwyer, Francis (Major of Hussars in The Imperial Austrian Service

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Croton-on-Hudson, NY, North River Press: 1977

Seller Id: 46893

ISBN: 0884270211

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in black cloth with gilt spine title. An exact re-issue of the 1879 edition published by J. B. Lippincott & Co., PA. Cloth is clean, tips and spine ends are sharp, no marks inside, appears unread. 255 pp text crisp and illustrated with 7 plates. Chapters include: Introductory. Part I. 1: The Framework of the Horse Considered from a Mechanical Point of View. 2: The Saddle and Its Influence on the Seat. 3: Seats. 4: The Military Seat. Part II. 1. General Principles. 2. The Neck - The Head - The Mouth - The Tongue - Carriage - Feeling. 3. The Cavesson - Snaffle ... View more info

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The Good Luck Colt

By: Eames, Genevieve Torrey; Illust by Paul Brown

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Julian Messner: 1966

Seller Id: R46586

Condition: Very Good


Third printing of the first edition hardcover in color illustrated, white background paper covered boards with a sticker pull near but not affecting the title on frt board. White background sort of yellowed. Rear board has a list of other offerings Spine ends bumped, 3 tips still sharp. 191 pp text is browned but not brittle. No names, tears or soil in the text. Not exlib. Martin takes care of an orphaned colt and plans to train him as a trotter, but his dad, who is busy with his own trotter, wants to train the unregistered colt as a saddle horse. View more info

The Good Luck Colt

By: Eames, Genevieve Torrey; Illust by Paul Brown

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Julian Messner: 1966

Seller Id: R45686

Condition: Very Good


Third printing of the first edition hardcover in color illustrated, white background paper covered boards with a sticker pull near but not affecting the title on frt board. White background sort of yellowed. Rear board has a list of other offerings Spine ends bumped, 3 tips still sharp. 191 pp text is browned but not brittle. No names, tears or soil in the text. Not exlib. Martin takes care of an orphaned colt and plans to train him as a trotter, but his dad, who is busy with his own trotter, wants to train the unregistered colt as a saddle horse. View more info

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Stable Girl Working for the Family SIGNED

By: Easton, Patricia Harrison

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 11239

ISBN: 0152783407

Condition: Very Good +


Tight and bright with two bits of clear tape on inner hinges, no split paper, but there nonetheless. Dedicated by author on title page "For the children of Mellon Elementary School, Best wishes, Patricia H. Easton 7/11/91. Landscape format, 48 pp. Portrays a day in the life of Danielle, who works in her family's racing stable and helps in the family business of training racehorses. View more info

Saddlery

By: Edwards, E. Hartley; Foreword By Lieut.-Colonel Frank Weldon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46110

ISBN: 0851311512

Condition: Fine


First edition hardcover in blue cloth covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. 200 pp. without names, tears or soil. Only one vintage bookstore sticker on foot of rear pastedn. Price clipped dj is complete with only a trace of spine sunning, negligible wear at spine ends, now in new mylar and displays well. Essential reference including: Leather/ Metals/ The Bridle/ The Principals and Mechanics of Bitting/ Auxiliaries to the Action of the Bit/ Some Snaffles/ The Double Bridle/ The Pelham/ The Gag/ The Bitless Bridle or Hackamore/ Curb Chains and Other Bit Accessories/ Common Evasions ... View more info

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Saddlery

By: Edwards, E. Hartley; Foreword By Lieut.-Colonel Frank Weldon

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1977

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 25118

Condition: Very Good


Fab orange hardcover in VG dj with sunned spine. Embossed name on fep. 200 pp. Essential reference including: Leather/ Metals/ The Bridle/ The Principals and Mechanics of Bitting/ Auxiliaries to the Action of the Bit/ Some Snaffles/ The Double Bridle/ The Pelham/ The Gag/ The Bitless Bridle or Hackamore/ Curb Chains and Other Bit Accessories/ Common Evasions and Some Remedies/ Schooling Martinagales/ Saddle Trees, Construction and Panels/ Saddle Fitting/ The Modern English Saddle and Its Evolution/ Other Types of Saddles/ Girths and Breastplates/ Stirrup Leathers and Stirrup Irons/ Boots and ... View more info

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Bitting In Theory and Practice

By: Edwards, Elwyn Hartley

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1993

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 44119

ISBN: 0851315275

Condition: As New


A clear and comprehensive discussion of the bitting groups and the patterns of bits available. Discussion begins in Mesopotamia in 2300 and carries onward. There is a detailed section on the 18th century and the early masters c.1565 then they go into the birth of the pelham. Several very good illustrations provided. 103 pg hardcover in fine condition. Second printing J.A. Allen London 1993. View more info

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Encyclopedia of the Horse

By: Edwards, Elwyn Hartley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Crescent: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29164

ISBN: 0517224038

Condition: Fine


1st Crescent edition, fine HB/DJ showing very light wear on boards, colorful dj displays beautifully with no chips. Tight bright copy, huge volume, 256 pages including index and acknowledgments. "A magnificent new comprehensive encyclopedia for all horse enthusiasts. With a foreword by Alexander Mackay-Smith, International Editor, The Chronicle of the Horse". A comprehensive survey of the exciting world of the ridden horse, is the complete book for the horse enthusiast. Specially designed for easy reference, it is an authoritative guide to all aspects of riding. Included are sections... View more info

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Encyclopedia of the Horse

By: Edwards, Elwyn Hartley

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Octopus: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29163

ISBN: 0706406060

Condition: Fine


First Octopus edition with light shelf wear on boards, colorful, price clipped dj shows one tiny chip at head of frt panel and very light wear at tips and head of spine. Tight bright copy, huge volume, oversized post required. 256 pages including index and acknowledgments. "A magnificent new comprehensive encyclopedia for all horse enthusiasts. With a foreword by Alexander Mackay-Smith, International Editor, The Chronicle of the Horse". A comprehensive survey of the exciting world of the ridden horse, is the complete book for the horse enthusiast. Specially designed for easy reference,... View more info

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Encyclopedia of the Horse

By: Edwards, Elwyn Hartley; Foreword by Alexander Mackay-Smith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: England, Peerage Books: 1992

Edition: First Dell Printing

Seller Id: 30957

ISBN: 1850520399

Condition: Near Fine


NF hardcover in near fine dj. 1st Dell Peerage printing. Negligible wear on boards, colorful dj displays beautifully in new mylar despite one 1/2 inch closed tear at lower fore-edge of frt panel. but no chips. Tight bright copy, huge volume, 256 pages including index and acknowledgments. "A magnificent new comprehensive encyclopedia for all horse enthusiasts. With a foreword by Alexander Mackay Smith, International Editor, The Chronicle of the Horse". A comprehensive survey of the exciting world of the ridden horse, is the complete book for the horse enthusiast. Specially designed fo... View more info

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The Complete Horse Book

By: Edwards, Elwyn Hartley; Geddes, Candida

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock: 1991

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller Id: 16040

ISBN: 0706370546

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st paperback edition with light rubs to cover corners, 334 pp text tight, bright and unmarked. An authoritative survey of all aspects of both horses, and horsemanship, combining a wealth of practical and technical guidance with a wide variety of historical and general background information. Topics covered include horse breeds throughout the world, managing, training and riding horses, and horse sports and competitions. View more info

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The Complete Book of the Horse

By: Edwards, Elwyn Hartley; Geddes, Candida; Foreword by Richard Meade

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 19700

ISBN: 0706311698

Condition: Fine


4th printing hardcover in black paper covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. 319 pp text crisp and unmarked. No names, tears or soil, dj shows negligible surface wear from storage, more than suitable for gift-giving. Red endpapers with black illustration of horse with points marked. An exhaustive tome on the horse includes: History of the Horse, World's Principal Breeds & Types, Health of the Horse, Care & Management, Breeding & Stud Management, History of Riding, Methods & Techniques of Training, Equestrian Sports, The Horse at Work, The Horse and the Arts. View more info

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Horses & Tack A Complete One-Volume Reference on Horses and Their Care

By: Ensminger, M.E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MA, Hughton Mifflin Company: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 37468

ISBN: 0395544130

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st printing of the revised and updated hardcover. A complete one-volume reference on horses and their care. Olive green cloth boards with brown mare and colt on frt cov, brown title spine. Book has a touch of crinkling at head and foot of back strip, no fraying. Unclipped, professionally reproduced, photo-illustrated dust jacket has matching light curling along head & foot. 499 pp text with no writing, tears, or soil. Originally published in 1977 by Houghton Mifflin/ Boston, this is the 1991 Houghton printing, also with a complete number line. A comprehensive volume that will p... View more info

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Derry Airedale Of The Frontier Famous Dog Stories

By: Evans, Hubert

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1928

Seller Id: R46509

Condition: Very Good


Beautiful copy in beige 'tweedy' paper covered boards with bumped tips and spine ends. Tidy gift dedication on fep, text tight and bright. Original, unclipped (and unpriced) color illustrated DJ in new mylar has a closed tear at foot of both panels, one at the upper fore-edge of rear panel and small chips at tips. 253 pp. Derry was a finely bred airedale belonging to Ed Sibley of Twin Forks in the wide open country of the Northwest. As a young dog he was rather inclined to disobedience and wildness, qualities that disappointed his master, who had hoped to make a companion of him in that rou... View more info

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Horseback Riding Adventurers

By: Evans, Jeremy

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Crestwood House: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 26099

ISBN: 0896866831

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition exlib hard cover. Tight bright 48 pg well illustrated in color & b/w photos and drawings. Withdrawn stamp on fep. stickers on back cover, small non-faded mark where spine call tag was cleanly removed. Contents include: Why Ride a Horse?/ Points of a Horse/ Popular Breeds/ Clothes for Riding/ Horse Sense/ Tack/ Caring for your Tack/ Getting to Know a Pony/ In the Saddle/ Lungeing/ Aids to Control Your Horse/ Changing Pace/ The Jump/ Away from Home/ Competitive Events/ Riding Schools/ Your Own Pony/ The Blacksmith/ Checking a Horse's Health/ The Pony Club/ Famous Riding ... View more info

Horses In The Valley

By: Fairfax-Lucy, Brian

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1948

Seller Id: R45693

Condition: Very Good


Fourth printing of the first edition in red cloth covered boards with black spine title. Spine ends and lower tips bumped, upper tips still sharp but there is some color loss or 'mottling' covering parts of the upper.75" down from head of boards as if something was adhered to it and pulled away, but there is no paper loss, only color missing. No names, tears or soil in the 224 pp text, it is tight, bright, crisp and unmarked, but does show foxing on the edges of the page block only. Not exlib, hinge papers are fine, book is straight and square. Original, un-clipped color illustrated ... View more info

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The Black Stallion's Filly

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46594

Condition: Very Good


First printing (so stated) hardcover in rust cloth covered boards with black spine title. Boards and spine cloth is lightly surface soiled. 309 pp text is tight, bright, crisp and unmarked. Not exlib. No names, tears or soil. Hinge papers are fine. Unclipped, unpriced color illustrated dust jacket has small rubs or chips at all tips and edges of sunned spine ends with no loss to book title or publisher there. 1" closed tear and wrinkles at foot of frt gutter on dj sounds worse than it looks. When Henry buys the first daughter of the Black, Black Minx, he finds that the potential De... View more info

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The American Saddle Horse Tracing the Evolution, Origin, History, Derivation and Development of the Saddle-Bred Horse, With a Treatise on Breeding Principles and a Section Devoted to the Training of Gaited Animals

By: Farshler, Earl R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: KY, The Standard Printing Co.: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32040

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first printing. Tight bright copy in green cloth boards with worn gilt titles on frt board, image of saddle and a racking horse, spine gilt nearly illegible but impressions in cloth remain. Internally crisp and clean w/tasteful sidesaddle fox-huntress bookplate on fep. 280 pages. No tears, marks or soil. Tracing the evolution, origin, history, derivation and development of the Saddle-Bred horse, with a treatise on breeding principles and a section devoted to the training of gaited animals. See image. View more info