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Image for I Want to be a Cowboy  Sesame Street

I Want to be a Cowboy Sesame Street

By: Alexander, Liza

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Western Publishing: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 25782

ISBN: 0307131173

Condition: Very Good


1st edition glossy paperback with some independant little munchkin has written a barely visible (girl) behind the word cowboy on the front cover, not a black pen mark, just a whitish indentation. Else as new. Describes in words and pictures the duties of a cowboy. Picture on cover shows Elmo riding a buckskin horse. Geared for small children. View more info

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Gentle Solutions Frank Bell's Seven Steps to a Safer Horse The Complete Guide to Frank Bell's Acclaimed 7-Step Safety System

By: Bell, Frank; With Sylvia Scott; Foreword By Bob Claymier: My Introduction to a Horse Whisperer

Price: $30.00

Publisher: ID, Dances With Horses, Inc: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30734

ISBN: 097634890X

Condition: Fine


Brilliant glossy 1st edition paperback with negligible wear at tips from storage. 151 well illustrated pages. Rare horse training book. Intro: The 7-Step System, In the Beginning, Bonding, Take and Give, Intimacy, The Dance Begins, Desensitizing, Ballet on the Ground, Ballet in the Saddle; In the End, Frank Bell Photo Gallery, Frank Bell Training Products, Afterword, Author Biographies, Photo Acknowledgments. View more info

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Ride 'em Peggy!

By: Bialk, Elisa, Illust by Paul Brown

Price: $75.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45616

Condition: Very Good +


Solid 1st edition hard cover, red cloth with black line drawing on cov of Peggy doing as the title suggests: Riding. Not ex-library. Tips and spine ends bumped and rubbed, still displays well on the shelf. 196 crisp and unmarked pgs. No dj. Peggy goes off to summer riding camp and discovers a deepened appreciation for horses and her family. Offered from a full time, independent professional bookseller. Books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Books are wrapped with care so it arrives in the condition listed here. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. View more info

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Ride 'em Peggy! SIGNED

By: Bialk, Elisa, Illust by Paul Brown

Price: $100.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 44734

Condition: Very Good +


Very nice 1st edition hard cover with author signature on fep which shows a tiny bit of color bleed from red cloth at lower tip and is lightly age toned. Not ex-library. Illustrated red cloth boards with light rubbing at tips and spine ends. Displays well on the shelf. 196 crisp and unmarked pp. No dj. Peggy goes off to summer riding camp and discovers a deepened appreciation for horses and her family. View more info

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Johnny Colt

By: Bradley, Concho

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Ltd: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46425

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality first edition hardcover in red paper covered boards with black title on backstrip along with a small image of a cowboy riding a rearing horse. Spine ends and lower tips bumped, upper tips remain sharp. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil in the 160 page text but there is some light soil on the edges of the page block. Inner hinge papers fine. Un-clipped, original color illustrated dust wrapper in new mylar is nearly complete save for a touch of rubbing at lower tips and flap folds and light surface soil on yellow background rear dj panel. When Sally Howard, daughter of the bl... View more info

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Western Training Theory & Practice

By: Brainard, Jack with Peter Phinny, Edited by Pat Close

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CO, The Western Horseman, Inc.: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: MK46630

ISBN: 0911647163

Condition: Very Good


Possible first edition, no other printings listed besides 1989. Moderate wear/rubbing to tips of cover, besides a former owner's note about Jack Brainard pinning someone in a show, the pages are crisp and unmarked. 135 pp text. After reading the first chapter, I agree with Jack's halter breaking technique whole-heartedly. Recommended, common-sense guide to training as well as a companion reference to specialized training books on such events as cutting, reining, roping, pleasure - whatever you plan to do with a horse. View more info

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Horse Training Basics. An Indispensable Guide for Beginning Trainiers

By: Britt, Deborah M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: CO, Alpine Publications Inc.: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43553

ISBN: 0931866634

Condition: Fine


As new 211 pp glossy hardcover without names, tears or soil. Perfect for the new owner whether English or Western tack is chosen. Chapters include: The Right Horse/ Getting to Know Each Other/ Horse Psychology/ Training Basics/ The Human Touch/ Pressure Points/ Tying and Haltering/ Leading and Ground Manners/ Lunging/ Trailering/ Saddle Safety/ Getting On/ Tough Stuff/ Appendix: Catalog List. View more info

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Sparkie and Puff Ball

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1956

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 38253

Condition: Good


Solid 3rd printing exlib hardcover in pictorial rust cloth boards, Innards tight and bright w/occasional fingerprint and two small closed page tears from turning. Pocket neatly removed but all pages present. DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction that displays beautifully. Paul Brown's first large picture book illustrated in four colors. Young Sparkie Parker lived on a farm but dreamed of ranches, Indians and cowboys. When he had the chance to go to a real western ranch, he met Puff Ball, a pony with personality and a mind of his own. Sparkie learned a good deal about riding and abo... View more info

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Storey's Horse-Lover's Encyclopedia - An English & Western A-to-Z Guide

By: Burns, Deborah, Editor

Price: $6.00

Publisher: VT, Storey Communications: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 38994

ISBN: 1580173179

Condition: Very Good +


Very good 1st edition glossy pictorial paper back covers showing bit of curl to frt cover, 471 pp text crisp and unmarked. Loaded with clear line drawings and spectacular photographs. Former owner's embossed ownership mark on FEP, pictorial frontis and title page; rear end paper removed. From A-Z, Storey's Horse-Lover's Encyclopedia is your information lifeline in the barn. A guide that will be equally useful to a seasoned professional, a novice equestrian, and someone who just wants to know everything there is to know about horses. View more info

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Team Roping Fundamentals & Fast Times A Western Horseman Book

By: Camarillo, Leo and Witte, Randy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CO, The Western Horseman: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33197

Condition: Good


1st edition magazine size paperback. Lower edge of photo-illust front cover has a minor ding, light wear and a crack along spine edge from a sideways bent. All 127 pages very clean and crisp with little sign of use. A Western Horseman Book includes: Preface/ Intro/ Equipment/ Heading/ Heeling/ Action/ Horses/ Cattle/ Profile/ Rules/ Terminology. View more info

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Western Rider's Handbook

By: Carden, Karen W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NJ, A. S. Barnes and Co., Inc.: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46719

ISBN: 0498016315

Condition: Fine


First edition hardcover in green paper covered boards super lightly sunned at upper edges from being stored near a window, spine ends bumped, tips still sharp. No names, tears or soil within the crisp and unmarked 175 page text. This is a fabulous book to gift a new owner/rider with. Covers just about everything, *including* what clothes to wear, what breeds make good western horses, tack, markings, care, etc etc. Gift quality offering in an original, unclipped dust wrapper with green background showing a couple of light scratches and two small dots of color loss below author's name at bo... View more info

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Lone Rider's Legacy

By: Caton, A. J.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Ltd.: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46411

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality first edition hardcover in medium blue paper covered boards with navy spine title and drawing of a sombrero hat on foot of spine along with "Sombrero Western Series' written there. Spine ends bumped, tips still fairly sharp, fep removed, one dated sticker and a small pen squiggle on frt pastedown. Hinge papers are fine, 156 pp text is tight w/occasional light soil in margins from handling. No library stamps on page block, pages or spine of book or dj. Un-clipped dust wrapper is complete and displays beautifully in new mylar with a color action drawing of a cowboy riding a... View more info

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50 Charles M. Russell Paintings of the Old American West from the Amon Carter Museum

By: Chapin, Louis Intro & Commentaries

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Crown Publishers: 1978

Seller Id: MK46634

ISBN: 0896600084

Condition: Very Good


Lovely oversized paperback book filled with glorious color art renditions of the work of Charles M. Russell. Cowboys and Native American's riding horses working, fighting, gathering food, etc. Skirmishes and Sundowns, campfires and prairies. Book measures 15" x 11 3/4". Prints inside vary in size but any or all of them would be super on the wall in a rustic western style frame. Corners of paper covers are rubbed, there's a bit of yellowing on the white background covers, former owner's name on title page. Book ships by media mail only. No international sales on this volume. Too ... View more info

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Double X Ranch A Cactus Clancy Western

By: Cody, Stetson

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46409

Condition: Very Good


Quite a rare title, First edition, first printing tidy ex-lib hardcover in red paper covered boards with black title and wide-brimmed western hat illustration on backstrip. Spine ends and upper tips bumped but not rubbed, lower tips still sharp. An occasional light fingerprint in margins and several library stamps throughout the 160 pp text. Unclipped color illustrated dust wrapper has small rubs at spine ends/corner of backstrip and panels and a hint of color loss at this same corner: where backstrip meets up with frt and rear panels but the jacket displays beautifully in new mylar . D... 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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Reining The Guide for Training & Showing Winning Reining Horses A Western Horseman Book

By: Dunning, Al with Pat Close

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CO, The Western Horseman: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller Id: 37451

ISBN: 0911647392

Condition: Very Good


1st printing paperback with glossy illustrated cover showing slight curl on tips, some shelf wear along bottom edge and a 1/2 inch closed tear at head of spine. 215 pp. No names, highlighting or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos throughout. Intro/ Selecting the Horse/ Equipment/ Facilities/ Equitation/ Breaking/ Riding Outside/ Backing/ Body Control and Suppling/ Circles/ Picking Up Leads/ Changing Leads/ Stops/ Turn-Arounds/ Rollbacks/ Advancing to the Bridle/ Running at Pattern/ Psychology of Training/ Psychology of Showing/ Profile. View more info

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Reining The Guide for Training & Showing Winning Reining Horses A Western Horseman Book

By: Dunning, Al with Pat Close

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CO, The Western Horseman: 1983

Edition: First Printing

Seller Id: 37388

ISBN: 0911647023

Condition: Very Good +


1st printing paperback in glossy illustrated cover with light wear at lower fore edge. 215 pp. No names, highlighting or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos throughout. Intro/ Selecting the Horse/ Equipment/ Facilities/ Equitation/ Breaking/ Riding Outside/ Backing/ Body Control and Suppling/ Circles/ Picking Up Leads/ Changing Leads/ Stops/ Turn-Arounds/ Rollbacks/ Advancing to the Bridle/ Running at Pattern/ Psychology of Training/ Psychology of Showing/ Profile. View more info

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Apache Canyon

By: Garfield, Brian

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Avalon Books: 1963

Seller Id: R46381

Condition: Good


Straight and solid hardcover in red cloth covered boards with black spine title are going to sound worse than this book looks, see image. Lower book tips and spine ends bumped with cloth broken on lower tips only. This ex-library book shows tape marks on cloth and rear end paper, black sticker adhesive along board feet from old system of covering dust wrapper ends in black adhesive tape. Top edge of 188 page block is stamped, card pocket pulled but all pages present. The text is crisp with some finger soil in margins only. No tears or names but there is a small letter F on the frt pasted... View more info

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The Handbook of Riding

By: Gordon-Watson, Mary; Foreword By Captain Mark Phillips

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1982

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 15654

ISBN: 0720716861

Condition: Very Good


Very good 3rd printing glossy illustrated paperback with negligible wear at cover tips, sunned along spine edge, 288 pp text as new. Appears unread. The complete, illustrated, practical guide to riding skills and techniques. Over 600 illustrations. "A complete course book for both novice riders and those who wish to improve their riding or the performance of their horse. The explanations and instructions are accompanied by hundreds of photographs, drawings and step-by-step diagrams, making it one of the most pictorial books of its kind. View more info

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The Call of the Canyon

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1924

Seller Id: MK46652

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality hardcover in bright orange cloth covered boards with black silhouette illustration of a girl riding a horse on a canyon trail. Book is straight but lower tips tips and spine ends are bumped (not rubbed), upper tips still sharp. Light handling soil on orange background cloth, 291 pp text is crisp and bright. Inner hinge papers are fine, vintage bookstore sticker at head of rear pastedown. No names, tears or soil found inside. All four illustrations present. From the master of the western comes a tale of love tested by the rugged life of the American Southwest. Carley Burch, ... View more info