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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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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 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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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