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A Touch of Greatness

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Co.: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45164

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first printing hardcover in sage green textured paper covered boards with black titles shows lightly bumped and brushed spine ends, tips still sharp. Landscape format book is longer than it is tall: 8.75 x 11 3/8", 96 pp ecru colored leaves are crisp and unmarked. Vintage, tiny 1 2/8" x 3/8" gold sticker on front pastedown says: Museum of Racing - Saratoga Springs on center of frt pastedown. Unclipped illustrated dust jacket is a professional reproduction and shows some color loss and small rubs at tips but displays well in new mylar. An important book for hors... View more info

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The Winning Colt

By: Floethe, Louise Lee

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Sterling Publishing Co.: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: R46801

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality hardcover in beige cloth with brown horse/rider holding trophy on cover, brown titles on backstrip. Corners and spine ends sharp, cloth bright and unsoiled. 91 pp text tight w/one lovely adhesive label pasted on inside cover reminding folks to return this book to the owner. Unclipped original dust wrapper illustrated in soft hues of pink and green show a line drawing of a horse show including a riding jumping a triple bar oxer in the show ring, and all the goings on outside the rail of spectators, other competitors, trailers, crowds, horses standing round in plaid blankets wait... View more info

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Legends Volume 2 Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares

By: Goodhue, Jim; Holmes, Frank; Livingston, Phil, Simmons, Diane C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CO, Western Horseman Inc: 1998

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller Id: 43365

ISBN: 0911647309

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 7th printing paperback. 190 pp text is crisp and unmarked, Cover has few minor indentations and negligible color loss at tips from storage, and one micro rub of color loss at head of spine. This book profiles more of the horses who have gained fame in the Quarter Horse industry. Some of the featured stallions played key roles in the formation of the breed, before the American Quarter Horse Association was established in 1940. Other horses featured became household names during the early years of the association, and are still appreciated today for their contributions to contemporar... View more info

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The Daily Racing Form American Racing Manual 2005 The Official Encyclopedia of Thoroughbred Racing

By: Prather, Paula Welch Editor

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Daily Racing Form Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32480

Condition: Near Fine


Massive volume showing negligible wear to navy leather boards with bright gilt titles. One micro soil spot on blank fep. Unclipped dj in new mylar a bit creased at spine ends. Exhaustive reference of TB racing in America. 1585 pp plus 609 pp of appendices. View more info

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Legends Volume 1. Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares

By: Simmons, Diane C., With Pat Close

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CO, Western Horseman Inc: 1998

Edition: 11th Printing

Seller Id: 43364

ISBN: 0911647260

Condition: Near Fine


11th printing glossy paperback. 167 pp crisp and unmarked, Cover has few minor indentations and negligible color loss at tips from storage. This book profiles more of the horses who have gained fame in the Quarter Horse industry. Some of the featured stallions played key roles in the formation of the breed, before the American Quarter Horse Association was established in 1940. Other horses featured became household names during the early years of the association, and are still appreciated today for their contributions to contemporary racing and performance bloodlines. Each chapter profiles a... View more info

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A Plea for Sanity in Thoroughbred Racing

By: Vickers, Captain Reginald J., M.C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: VA, Privately Printed: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27830

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely copy in beige boards with b/w photo of TB yearling on cover. Original onion skin sleeve present and in VG shape showing light foxing and only light wear at tips. Spine ends and board tips still sharp. Internally fine save for light finger soil on title page and light foxing on endpapers. 55 pgp. A plea to eliminate early training of horses so that they are not broken down at an early age. Includes: They Deserve Better Treatment, Early Days of a Thoroughbred, The Significance of Early Female Racing on Future Reproduction, Early Racing of Colts, The Incentive for Racing Immature Thorough... View more info