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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, mental, and emotional relationship with your horse. Equine mechanics, selecting the right bit and tack, harnessing, and ground tra... View more info

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The Autobiography of a Stage Coachman 1st Edition (3 Volumes)

By: Cross, Thomas

Price: $695.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blacklett, Ltd: 1861

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 34519

Condition: Very Good


First edition 3 volume set with calf spines and raised bands and title box, tips leather covered, boards and end papers are rich burgundy marbled paper. Leather is surface worn at extremities with a few tips showing, shelf wear and color loss on board feet but no boards showing here. Marbled edges on all three sides of page block. Inner hinge papers starting but not totally split, page blocks are all tight and secure. Moderate foxing on preliminary pages, internally creamy and clean. No signatures, page tears or soil. 311, 312, 292 pp plus ads. 3 vols on the era of horse drawn stage coach... View more info

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The Autobiography of a Stage Coachman 1st Limited Edition (2 Volumes)

By: Cross, Thomas

Price: $995.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul Trench Trubner and Co.: 1904

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 27831

Condition: Very Good


Rare deluxe limited, numbered edition on handmade paper, one of fifty copies, this being #5. Attractive grey boards with cream velum spines and faded but legible gilt titles on backstrips. Rubbed board tips, spine ends are very good with light shelf wear from storage. A handsome set with light foxing to early pages and occasional very small spots inside. Overall bright and clean. A pair of excellent volumes on the era of horse drawn stage coaches and the people of that time. 503 pp in total, many splendid full page color illustrations after Pollard, Alken, Rowlandson and others. View more info

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Carriages Pleasures and Treasures

By: Damase, Jaques; Translated By William Mitchell

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17418

Condition: Fine


Gift quality 1st edition hardcover in attractive sky blue paper covered boards with a black line drawing of a carriage on frt cover. Book shows sharp tips and spine ends, with negligible color loss at lower edges from shelf storage. 120 pp glossy text is profusely illustrated with b/w plates and line drawings, plus a few color photographs. Gorgeous original dj in mylar shows negligible wear at the tips and features a unique 6-in-hand brown and white Pinto horses: four abreast in front and two in the rear. The book traces the history and development of the many styles of carriages and hor... View more info

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Horses, Mules, and Ponies and How to Keep Them

By: Herbert, Henry William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Lyons Press: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Seller Id: 7303

ISBN: 1585741477

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine, 1st printing paperback that appears unread. Negligible color loss at one tip from storage. 425 pp text crisp and unmarked. This complete guide, originally published in 1859, includes every subject of interest to those who, for pleasure or business, own or use a horse. A vivid historical portrait of horse keeping prior to the American Civil War, though much of it is still relevant and useful to today's breeders and stablemen. Includes How to Breed Horses/ Breeds and Characteristics of Ponies/ How to Breed Mules/ How to Buy a Horse/ How to Stable and Groom a Horse/ Harnesses/ Carri... View more info

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Another Place Another Spring

By: Jones, Adrienne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 22675

ISBN: 0395127572

Condition: Very Good


Rear dj flap clipped, light tape marks on endpps, all pages and pocket present. Crisp lovely copy with dj in new mylar displays well. A novel of immense scope, Another Place, Another Spring is vivid in its portrayal of the varying Russian countryside, the physical and psychological hardships that two girls, taken as political prisoners are forced to endure as they trekk across in carriages from Russia to exile in Siberia, and the peasant and nobleman alike who help them to survive. View more info

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Hints On Driving

By: Knight. Captain C. Morley; Foreword By Mrs. Nubar Gulbenkian

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 40880

ISBN: 0851310400

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine green hardcover boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Text tight and bright without marks or names. Unclipped professionally reproduced DJ in mylar shows light surface wear from storage but no chips or tears. This is the reprint of 1973. 212 pp. 40 illustrations clearly convey the concepts herein. Some Press Opinions on the First Edition: The Times: "Hints On Driving, by Capt. Moreley Knight, R.A. has nothing to do with the history of Anecdote; his work is entirely practical. Doubtless there are other books on the subject, but none within our knowledge is more clear or comple... View more info

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Wagon, Chariot and Carriage. Symbol and Status in the History of Transport

By: Piggott, Stuart

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40289

ISBN: 0500251142

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition in rust boards with bright gilt titles. Tips and spine ends sharp. White background dj in new mylar is fab with negligible evidence of storage, no chips, tears or marks. 184 pp. 33 illustrations. The world-renowned historian and archaeologist Professor Stuart Piggot has made a lifelong study of the technological and social history of early transport - horses, wagons, chariots and wheeled conveyances of all kinds. Now he expands on the history of vehicles and mounts as symbols of status and eminence, fit to be presented to potentates, or buried with them. Required reading for ... View more info

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Driving An Instructional Guide to Driving Singles and Pairs

By: Richardson, Clive

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford Ltd.: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44878

ISBN: 0713469463

Condition: Fine


Gift quality 1st edition red textured paper covered hard cover boards. Not ex-lib. No names, tears or soil in the profusely illustrated 176 pp text. Unclipped, unpriced glossy photo illustrated dust wrapper has no chips or tears and displays beautifully in new mylar sleeve. A must-have volume for any carriage and cart enthusiast. Includes a guide to buying horses and equipment/ Step-by-step advice on breaking your horse to harness/ Instruction on driving singles & pairs/ How to prepare for competitive driving from show classes to combined driving/ Care and maintenance of equipment. View more info

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On The Box Seat A Manual Of Driving

By: Ryder, Tom

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NJ, Swiveltrees: 1983

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller Id: 46346

Condition: Fine


Gift quality paperback in color photo illustrated glossy card covers showing no wear, no creases, no faults. 180 pp text is crisp, clean and loaded with b/w photography and line drawings on glossy stock. Author, Tom Ryder was editor of The Carriage Journal for fifteen years. Chapters include: Index/ Schooling the Horse to Harness/ Single Harness, A Description of the Parts and Their Uses/ Driving in Single Harness/ Double Harness/ Four-in-Hand, with Notes on the Unicorn, Six-in-Hand and Five-in-Hand/ Handling the Reins/ Tandem Driving/ The Whip and Its Use/ Correct Appointments/ ... View more info

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Drive Smartly -- Drive Safely

By: The Carriage Assocation of America

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NJ, The Carriage Association of America:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33330

Condition: As New


Book as new without names, soil or blemishes. 16 pp. Contents Include: Ten Common Causes of Accidents; Some Safety Rules and Feeding the Pleasure Driving Horse. View more info