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Leopard The Story of my Horse.

By: Ansell, Col. Sir Michael, C.B.E., D.S.O., Foreword by H.R.H. Prince Clarles, Prince of Wales, K.G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, Quartilles International Ltd.: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45436

ISBN: 090302117X

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in dk green leatherette boards with bright gilt titles. Unclipped dj in new mylar is mint. 125 pp plus Epilogue & Glossary in rear. 29 illustrations. No names, tears or soil. Cover art from the painting "Cooling Streams" by the late Gilbert Holiday plus 28 b/w photos and line drawings throughout. Conveys in detail what it felt like to be a Cavalryman before the regiments were mechanized, and how that legendary life of hunting, steeplechasing, show-jumping and even trick riding, proved to be a perfect school for those who would soon have to lead their men in wa... View more info

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What Horse For The Cavalry?

By: Borden, Spencer

Price: $175.00

Publisher: MA, J. H. Franklin Co.: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43980

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing 1912. Green cloth boards with spotting on upper board tip and color loss at fairly sharp tips and bumped spine ends. No title on backstrip. Frt board has a complete b/w photo framed in gilt of an arab looking horse complete with fancy arab decorative bridle, tassels and long shanked dbl bridle. Bright gilt title on frt board, tidy name and sticker pull abrasion on tip of age toned fep. Tissue guarded glossy frontis shows light foxing as does title page which also has a smaller b/w photo of a man mounted on an Arabian type horse, and is imprinted with "Many i... View more info

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A History of Horsemanship. The Story of Man's Ways and Means of Riding Horses From Ancient Times to The Present

By: Chenevix-Trench, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45949

ISBN: 0385031092

Condition: Very Good +


First edition hardcover in dark green cloth boards with bright gilt title spine. Lower tips & foot of spine bumped but not rubbed, upper tips still sharp. DJ art is a wrap around oil painting fox hunting scene: Full Cry by John Nost Sartorious and shows some creasing at spine ends, a micro bit of color loss at lower frt board tip, else fine. No names tears or soil. Profusely illustrated in color and b/w. 10" along spine, 320 pp. This is not a book on how to ride, it is the story of how men and women have ridden over four thousand years and why they have ridden so. From the times of th... View more info

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War Department Basic Field Manual FM 21-25 Elementary Map and Aerial Photograph Reading

By: Chief of Cavalry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1944

Seller Id: 34897

Condition: Good


Beige paperback cover soiled, creased and with name at head of cover, maintenance div stamped also. Includes laid in brochure 379-C1 A Guide For The Preparation Of A Field Exercise. 116 pages unmarked, holding fine. All there but not pretty. Looks like it begins with 20 pp of revisions, then goes on to Include: Why Learn to Read a Map?/ What is a Map?/ What is on a Map?/ How High is It?/ How Far is It?/ Where is It?/ Which Way is it?/ Two Ways to Line Up Your Map with the Ground/ Your Map and Compass Go to Work/ On the Road/ Aerial Photographs and Photo-maps/ The Army on the Map/ Taking Ca... View more info

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War Department Field Manual FM 2-5 Cavalry Drill Regulations, Horse

By: Chief of Cavalry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1944

Seller Id: 34896

Condition: Good


Beige paperback cover soiled, creased and with names on cover. 191 pp plus index watermarked at outer edge but holding fine. All there but not pretty. Includes: Individual Instruction/ Drill/ Ceremonies and Inspections/ Appendix: Organizational charts/ Index. View more info

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War Department Basic Field Manual Animal Transport

By: Chief of Cavalry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1938

Seller Id: 34895

Condition: Good


Beige paperback cover soiled, creased and with name at head of cover, starting at foot of spine. 223 pages unmarked, holding fine. All there but not pretty. Includes: Horsemanship/ Remount Training/ Animal Management/ Wagon Transportation/ Pack Transportation/ Index. View more info

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Cavalry Field Manual FM 2-15 Employment of Cavalry April 8, 1941

By: Chief of Cavalry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1938

Seller Id: 34894

Condition: Good


Beige paperback cover soiled, creased and with name at head of cover. 230 pages show foxing but are holding fine, Errata slip laid in. All there but not pretty. Includes: General/ Offensive Combat/ Defensive Combat/ Reconnaissance/ Security/ Movements and Shelter/ Supply/ Evacuation/ Glossary. View more info

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Cavalry Field Manual Horse Cavalry

By: Chief of Cavalry

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1938

Seller Id: 34893

Condition: Good


Beige paperback cover soiled, creased and detached 1/2 inch at head of frt cover. 299 pages include several fold out maps, they are unmarked, holding fine, All there but not pretty. Includes: Mounted Drill/ Fundamentals/ Commands/ Signals/ Manual of Arms for the Rifle, Mounted/ Rifle Squad/ Rifle Platoon/ Light Machine-gun Squad/ Light Machine-gun Platoon/ Rifle Troop/ Heavy Machine-gun Squad/ Heavy Machine-gun Section/ Heavy Machine-gun Platoon/ Heavy Machine-gun Troop/ Caliber .50 Machine-gun Squad/ Caliber .50 Machine-gun Section/ Caliber .50 Machine-gun Platoon/ 60-mm Mortar Squad/ 60-... View more info

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Cavalry Field Manual Horse Cavalry FM 2-5

By: Chief of Cavalry

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1940

Seller Id: 34892

Condition: Fair


Beige paperback has 2 pencil names on taped on, abraded frt cover, 302 pages with fold out maps, spine cracked but all pages holding fine. Rear paper cover missing. Still, remains usable, all there but not pretty. Includes: Mounted Drill/ Fundamentals/ Commands/ Signals/ Manual of Arms for the Rifle, Mounted/ Rifle Squad/ Rifle Platoon/ Light Machine-gun Squad/ Light Machine-gun Platoon/ Rifle Troop/ Heavy Machine-gun Squad/ Heavy Machine-gun Section/ Heavy Machine-gun Platoon/ Heavy Machine-gun Troop/ Caliber .50 Machine-gun Squad/ Caliber .50 Machine-gun Section/ Caliber .50 Machine-gun P... View more info

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Blue Ribbons for Meg

By: de Leeuw, Adele

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1968

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller Id: 22647

Condition: Fine


Time capsule copy, no creases, 116 p. text appears unread. 1st edition, 6th printing softcover. "'I don't want to see your pony! I don't want to live with horses and Indians.way out here! I wish I'd never come!' No wonder Meg is upset. What could be less like her quiet Boston home than a rugged U.S. Cavalry Post! And here she must live with her cousins for a year! To Meg who loves to read and knit, life at bustling Fort Miles is strange indeed. Then Meg gets her own pony--the half-starved pinto Papoose--and she begins to discover how exciting life can be at an Army post. View more info

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Cross Country Horses SIGNED

By: de Martelly, Margaret M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: IL, Finch & McCullough: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 39943

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition paperback with 121 pp text, stiff at spine, no loose pages. Aqua colored illust card covers have some cellophane peeling, tips and fore edge of backstrip bumped and rubbed, very rare first edition of this valuable work even more special because it has Margaret M. deMartelly on the half title page. Not signed to anyone in particular, just first/last name. This book came from the library of Dr. William Lay, former MFH of the Oakbrook Hounds. The author has ten years' instruction by United States Cavalry officers, all of whom were internationally known horsemen, she then ... View more info

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Fundamentals of Riding

By: de Romaszkan, Gregor; Translated By Stoneridge, T.A.; Foreward By Steinkraus, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co.: 1964

Edition: First U.S Edition.

Seller Id: 33944

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st US edition hardcover in linen cloth covered illustrated boards with a smidge of soil on rear board fore edge. Price clipped dj is a professional color reproduction that shows negligible color loss at tips and displays beautifully in new mylar. Purple looking line on dj is the reflection off the mylar with the light of the scanner and is not actually on the dj. Gift dedication on fep. 154 pp text as new. A Polish cavalry officer and instructor at the famed Cavalry School in Graudenz, the author of four standard books on horsemanship and world-recognized expert on every kind o... View more info

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Horsemanship and Horsemastership. Volume III Part Five - Horse Shows, Race Meetings, Hunter Trials, Mounted Sports, Exhibition Rides

By: Department of Horsemanship

Price: $20.00

Publisher: KS, The Cavalry School: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 38451

Condition: Very Good


Yellow reprint paperback with black fabric spine has name at head of cover, is soiled and discolored. 107 pages with crisp text and no tears but pages are lightly soiled a few have water stains along lower edge. A continuation of the previous volumes on Horsemanship and Horsemastership part five is the compilation of your desired work - the show or meet. The purpose of which is to give the horsemen an opportunity to compare the quality and ability of their horses with those of other competitors. View more info

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Horsemanship and Horsemastership. Part Three Animal Management

By: Department of Horsemanship

Price: $20.00

Publisher: KS, The Cavalry School: 1944

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 38450

Condition: Very Good +


Yellow paperback with red spine edge is lightly soiled, has owner name on upper edge, and lower rear tip has a diagonal crease. 387 pages with crisp text and no tears but pages are lightly discolored with age. A wonderful volume with detailed descriptions of the many areas of horse care and management, including anatomy, conformation, feeding, stable management and disease. View more info

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Tree Tall and the Horse Race

By: Evans, Shirlee

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Canada, Herald Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 15768

ISBN: 0836134141

Condition: Very Good


1st edition soft cover, no dj. One tiny bit of sticker rems at foot of rear cover, else mint, 133 p. unread copy. Grade 5-9 Tree Tall , an Oregon coast Indian boy, becomes a Christian in the tense days of his people's resettlement on a reservation policed by the U.S. calvary. When a settler makes a bet that his stallion can beat any local horse, offering a bred mare as a prize, Tree Tall strikes a bargain to ride a speedy bag of bones; earns the mare's foal; and restores Indian pride. View more info

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Breaking and Riding

By: Fillis, James, Ecuyer en Chef to the Central Cavalry School at Leningrad; Translated by M.H. Hayes, F.R.C.V.S.; Revised with up-to-date commentaries By Major-General Geoffrey Brooke C.B., D.S.O., M.C.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Hurst and Blackett, Ltd:

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 44706

Condition: Very Good


Very good reprint hard cover in brown cloth covered boards with bright gilt titles, sharp tips and spine ends. 70 illustrations. 113th Thousand printed on center of title page indicating this is an undated wartime reprint. Endpapers lightly foxed, as are margins of pp 50-60, rest of internals are crisp and unmarked. Includes a scarce, original "New and Revised Edition", un-clipped dust jacket with the 21' net price at foot of frt flap. Wrapper shows a small chip at head of spine and closed tear at head of frt panel, now protected in new mylar and displays well. The complete work ... View more info

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Horse Equipments and Cavalry Accoutrements Ordnance Memoranda No. 29

By: G. O. 73, A. G. O.; Foreword by James Hutchins.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: AZ, Westernlore Press: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 45586

ISBN: 0870260421

Condition: Near Fine


Very good condition 2nd printing or the reissue of 1970. Black leatherette boards with gilt illustration of the solder on his horse in lower right corner. Vertical indentation down half title page with a 1 inch closed tear at head of this line, remainder of 60 pp text as new. Price clipped dj is a professional reproduction that displays beautifully. Loaded with b/w line drawings showing details of the items. View more info

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The Horse And The War

By: Galtrey, Capt. Sidney

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd.: 1918

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 38425

Condition: Good


Good solid 1st edition hardcover, no dj. White and pale blue quarter bound hardcover is soiled, has discoloration, lower front tip is worn with boards showing, it has several crinkled areas and a bit on the flimsy side but is a very readable copy. 131 tight pages with crisp text and no tears but several pages have foxing. This book was intended to be, and, indeed, could be no other than, a fleeting narrative of the vast and wonderful part played by our war-horses without which our Armies of millions would have been immobile and impotent. View more info

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Riding Master

By: Hance, Lt.-Col. Jack; Foreword By Lord Willoughby De Broke

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 17685

Condition: Near Fine


Green boards still sharp at tips, lightly sunned at edges. Partial dj very tatty with loss at bottom 1/3 of frt panel and large chip on foot of rear dj. 192 pg text tight bright and unmarked. Well illustrated with b/w photographs. The story of the youngest sergeant instructor at the R.H.A. Riding Establishment. A man with an entertaining edge of egotism, and a sophisticated sense of satire, he tells as many stories against himself, as to his credit. His is the chronicle of a crowded career, and above all, a record of the once proud rank of Riding Master. View more info

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Pal O'Mine King Of The Turf

By: Hawkes, Clarence

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Springfield, MA, Milton Bradley Co.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44641

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing. Tan cloth boards with sharp tips and lightly bumped spine ends, dk brn titles and jockey in silks on galloping horse in circle medallion on frt bd. Professionally reproduced color illust jacket shows open chips and loss at head of backstrip taking some of the word Pal but still legible, now in new mylar with bay horse head in front of fox hunting scene on frt panel. Unclipped 95c price on flap. 228 p. text browned but not brittle. Faint pencil gift dedication on fep easily erased if desired. In the blue-grass of Old Kentucky, with its stately mansions, formal... View more info