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Horse and the Bad Morning

By: Clymer, Ted; Miles, Miska

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Weekly Reader Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19184

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback with slightly age-toned text. 32 p. Adorable tale of an old draft horse, an old hound-dog, a pig, a squirrel and a mouse and how they all attempt to move Horse's barn, just a bit, to give him something new to look at everyday. View more info

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My Life with Horses The Story of Jack Juby MBE Master of the Heavy Horse

By: Downes, Alison; Childs, Alan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: England, Halsgrove: 2007

Seller Id: 46140

ISBN: 1841145602

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing of the first edition with lightly bumped tips and spine ends. One former owner's name at head of title page with a few ink specs on opposing blank white page. Rest of 160 pp text is crisp and unmarked. The full life story of Jack Juby (1920-2004) who had an uncanny gift working with draft horses. This book will be enjoyed by all who love the heavy horse and the countryside as it used to be. Includes: Early Years (in Norfolk), Starting Work, A Family Man, A Young Stallion Man, Moving On, The Marshes, Lime Tree Farm, France and Beyond, The Story of a Foal, Ponies & Gymkha... View more info

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Horses and Horsemanship

By: Ensminger, M.E., B.S., M.A., Ph.D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: IL, The Interstate Printers and Publishers Inc: 1969

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller Id: 38939

Condition: Fine


Fine condition 4th edition hard cover in orange/green illustrated boards with sharp tips and lightly bumped spine ends. Internally tight and bright w/former owner's embossed ownership stamp on fep. VG professionally reproduced dj in new mylar displays well. Hefty book with a 2" thick spine is a comprehensive volume of 907 historical and informative pages nicely enhanced by black and white photographs and illustrations. Contents include: History and Development of the Horse industry/ Functional Anatomy of the Horse/ Selecting and Judging Horses/ Determining the Age and Height of Horses/... View more info

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A Pictorial History of Performing Horses

By: Fox, Charles Philip

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Bramhal House: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38916

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition hardcover in vg reproduced dj. Green cloth hardcover with black box title on spine, barely bumped spine ends, tips still sharp w/faint color loss only. Glossy quality stock pages tight and clean. Professionally photo reproduced dj lightly sunned along spine edge of frt panel and at head of rear panel, displays well in new mylar. 168 pp loaded with b/w photos throughout. Amazing photos of yesteryear showing everything from zebra acts to high-diving horses to trick ponies, rodeo broncs, draft horse teams, Palomino beauties and much more. Lovely gift quality book. View more info

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A Pictorial History of Performing Horses

By: Fox, Charles Philip

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Bramhal House: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30962

Condition: Very Good +


VG 1st edition hardcover in VG reproduced dj. Green cloth with black box title on spine, bumped spine ends, tips still sharp but lightly rubbed. Glossy quality stock pages crisp & clean. Hinge at title page a little fragile. Professionally photo reproduced dj lightly sunned along spine edge of frt panel and at head of rear panel, displays well in new mylar. 168 pp loaded with b/w illustrations throughout. Amazing photos of yesteryear showing everything from zebra acts to high-diving horses to trick ponies, rodeo broncs, draft horse teams, Palomino beauties and more. View more info

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The Golden Guinea Book of Heavy Horses, Past and Present

By: Hart, Edward; Foreword By Ralph Gilbey; David Kay Preface

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, David & Charles: 1976

Edition: Second Priniting

Seller Id: 33577

ISBN: 0715371460

Condition: Very Good +


Ex-lib in very good condition with very few of the typical markings. rep missing. All pages present, tight and bright text. 112 pp include chapters on: The Shire, Clydesdale, Suffolk Punch, Percheron, On the Land, In War, In Work and Play, In the Stable, Yoking, Vehicles, Decorations, Glossary, Appendix: Where to See, Heavy Horses, Bibliography, Acknowledgments. View more info

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Hoof-Beats

By: Hawkins, Homer

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15684

Condition: Good +


Nice hardcover with black titles on soiled and spotted muted orange cloth. 1932 1st edition, 1st printing. All 4 tips and spine ends bumped but not rubbed. There is one 1/4" closed surface tear about mid spine through the cloth and 1st cardboard layer, else straight and square, page block unaffected. Tasteful former owners bookplate on frt pastedown along with her signature and Christmas 1978 at foot of frt end paper. There is no dust jacket and it is not a former library copy. Measures 11 1/4" tall x 8 3/4" wide x 3/4" thick. The 71 pp heavier weight text is tight and br... View more info

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Five O'Clock Charlie

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $12.00

Publisher: IL, Rand McNally & Company: 1975

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller Id: 41652

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial hardcover has bumped tips but no major rubs. Unpaginated text is crisp with bookplate and crossed out name on fep. Not a book club edition. The wonderful story of Charlie the draft horse who doesn't want to be retired, so he jumps his fence to meet his friends in town at the Boar's Head Inn for an apple tart. View more info

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Our American Horse

By: Hogner, Dorothy Childs

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44122

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright 1st edition in blue cloth boards with bright gilt illustration and titles on frt board. Lower fore edge of both boards faded, bit of discoloration on pastedns and endpps in same area, text unaffected. Tips and spine ends sharp. NOT exlib. Tiny, obscure vintage bookstore sticker on foot of fep. 114 pg well illustrated text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped professionally reproduced dj in new mylar somewhat tatty along top edge w/small closed tears and few small chips, still displays well. This is the story of the American Horse. Beginning with the Mustang, the narrative progresses... View more info

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Our American Horse

By: Hogner, Dorothy Childs

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32767

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright 1st edition in blue cloth boards with bright gilt illustration and titles on frt board. Tips lightly bumped but not rubbed. NOT exlib. Bit of color loss at tips. Tasteful engraving on former owner's bookplate on fep. 114 pg well illustrated text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped professionally reproduced dj in new mylar somewhat tatty along top edge w/small closed tears and few small chips, still displays well. This is the story of the American Horse. Beginning with the Mustang, the narrative progresses to our own day (1944) and the part the horse is playing in the American war ef... View more info

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Berkshire Vale

By: Howe-Nurse, Wilfred

Price: $75.00

Publisher: England, Basil Blackwell: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45825

Condition: Very Good


Lovely full page b/w plates, illustrated endpps and marginal vignettes pertaining to the English countryside and it's charms. Shepherds, Border collies, draft horses pulling wagons or ploughs working the field, solitude along a country lane, beguiling thatched roof cottages all in Cecil's gifted hand. Beige cloth boards with spine ends bumped, lower spine end more so than upper, tips fairly sharp, inner hinges fine. Pasted on art to frt board as published. Unclipped (and unpriced) dust jacket is a professional reproduction that shows loss at all extremities including most of the backstrip,... View more info

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Behind the Circus Tent

By: Jacobs, Allan D.; Jacobs, Leland B.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: MN, Lerner Publications: 1974

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller Id: 39915

ISBN: 0822502593

Condition: Very Good


Not exlib. Eye-catching illustrated covers have a vivid drawing of a tiger pacing his cage. Few small pokes through cloth on back cover. Text tight and clean. Lovely full color, full page illustrations of the various circus animals, several of them equine from the huge draft horses, to the trick ponies, donkeys etc. View more info

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The Horse Book A Practical Treatise on the American Horse Breeding Industry As Allied To The Farm

By: Johnstone, J.H.S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: IL, The Breeder's Gazette: 1914

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 25931

Condition: Fair


1914 1st edition hardcover in blue-green worn and rubbed cloth, rubbed at tips. Former owners names/dedications on endpps. National Sporting Library donation plaque on inside frt cover. Front hinge starting but page block tight and holding fine. All there but not pretty. 298 pp. Origins of the Horse, Heredity as a Force, The Stallion - Desirable Points and Faults, Embryology - Impregnation - Conception, Management of the Stallion, Management of Brood Mares and Foals, Fitting for Sale - Market Classes - Trade Terms, Fitting for Show and Showing, The Breeds, What is a Breed?, Draft Types, ... View more info

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The Horse Judging, Breeding, Feeding, Management, Selling

By: Kays, D.J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, A. S. Barnes & Co.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28759

Condition: Near Fine


NF first edition hard cover in VG professionally reproduced dj. Not exlib. 494 pp in cream linen boards w/name on dj flap. DJ has light chipping at extrems but displays well in new mylar. An exhaustive reference for training horses, various breeds and how they should be judged at shows, the art of breeding, management, tips for profitable selling and so much more. Contents: The Horse Business - Then and Now/ The Field of Horse Production/ Features in Horse Make-Up/ Utility the Basis for the Classification of the Horses/ The Classes of Horses for Market and Show/ Judging Livestock/ Horse Ju... View more info

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The Horse Judging, Breeding, Feeding, Management, Selling

By: Kays, D.J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: A.S. Barnes: 1953

Seller Id: 2974

Condition: Very Good


Very good reprint HB boards in VG+ shape with lightly bumped corners and spine ends. Text is tight and bright w/slightly foxed end papers. Profusely ills w/drawings and photos. Unclipped dust jacket in my mylar is a professional reproduction showing light wear at extremities, displays well in new mylar. Contents: The Horse Business - Then and Now/ The Field of Horse Production/ Features in Horse Make-Up/ Utility the Basis for the Classification of the Horses/ The Classes of Horses for Market and Show/ Judging Livestock/ Horse Judging/ Common Horse Unsoundnesses and Ailments/ Miscellaneous P... View more info

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The Old Farm A Tell Me Grandpa Tale

By: Kenny, Edward

Price: $17.00

Publisher: The Tell Me Grandpa Press: 1988

Seller Id: 45753

ISBN: 092904102X

Condition: Fine


Uncreased, unread stapled paperback in fine shape. No names, tears or soil. 32 pp text mint. This Tell Me Grandpa tale and those that follow are dedicated to children everywhere. One delight grandchildren have is to sit on their grandfather's knee and listen as he tells the wonderful adventures he had growing up. In our "Grandpa" stories we hope to extend those magical moments into golden memories for all children. Here grandpa answers his grandchild's question of: What was it like to live on an old farm? View more info

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Alice and Flower and Foxianna

By: King-Smith, Dick

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19376

ISBN: 0434945781

Condition: Good


Corners rubbed, 32 p. text tight but with some page turning points. Tumbledown Farm Yorkshire TV series tie-in. Fictional kids story of three draft horses. View more info

Sugaring Time

By: Lasky, Kathryn

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Aladdin/ Macmillian: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46069

ISBN: 068971081X

Condition: Very Good


First printing paperback with color loss at tips and spine ends. Dark green background with lovely b/w photo of a pair of heavy horses pulling in the snow. No names, tears or soil in the 64 pp text. Well illustrated with b/w photos throughout. This book is a combination of describing the process of making maple syrup from early spring when the sap rises, to winter when the sap is regenerating for the spring sap rising, and a pictorial and simple telling of the process a family in Vermont undertakes annually to make their maple syrup. View more info

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Draft Horse. 4-H Project Record Book #181 w/Add'l Material

By: Myers, Kristin K

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Ohio State University: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 41761

Condition: Near Fine


Vintage draft horse record and info book for 4-Hers. 29 pp with light surface soil. Punched for a 3 ring binder (as published). Included is a 1993 small farmer's journal leaflet entitled Work Horse Information. Also present is the print out of Draft Horse & Mule information sheet for publications, supplies etc (4pp). Collectible draft horse ephemera. View more info

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Farms and Fields The Story of The Countryside First Series Book 3

By: Orwin, C.S. & C.S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1951

Edition: Second Edition

Seller Id: 19598

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely 2nd edition hardcover in light blue boards illustrated with red drawings, lightly bumped at tips. Text tight bright, last page wrinkled near spine edge, school stamp on fep, and some age-toning. DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction that displays well. This book gives a brief account of the countryside today followed by a general history of farming from the earliest times to the present day. A final chapter, written by Vicars W. Bell, encourages the reader to discover the history of his own local countryside by looking about him. View more info