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Blaze and the Indian Cave

By: Anderson C.W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1964

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller Id: R46891

Condition: Good


Illustrated hardcover in paper covered boards with bumped ends and tips. Not exlib. Solid working copy without coloring or page tears. Bit of white out on frt pastedown, handling soil on many of the 48 pages. Billy is now out west and riding in a western saddle. An old Indian helps Billy catch the outlaw who steals Blaze away from him when he was asleep in a cave one night. View more info

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Legends Volume 4. Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares

By: Boardman; Mike, Ciarloni, Diane; Gold, Alan; Goodhue, Jim; Harrison, Sally; et al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CO, Western Horseman Inc: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43367

ISBN: 091164749X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition paperback. 215 pp text is crisp and unmarked, Cover has negligible color loss at tips from storage. Legends 4 carries on the tradition of its predecessors, profiling great horses who have significantly influenced the Quarter Horse breed. Four mares and 13 stallions comprise this volume, which includes both tales that predate the 1940 formation of the American Quarter Horse Association, and contemporary stories whose ultimate conclusions may not be known for years to come. Each chapter is devoted to a specific stallion or mare, and includes a four-generation pedigree, a summar... View more info

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Ride for the High Points The Real Story of Will James

By: Bramlett, Jim

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Mountain Press Publishing Company: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: MK46618

ISBN: 0878422145

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality hardcover black cloth covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends, gold titles on frt board and backstrip in a black background unclipped, original dust wrapper showing light color loss at extremities, micro chips at spine ends, and rear board upper tip, slight r from storage, now in new mylar and displays beautifully. B&w photo illustrated endpapers show a wide-angle shot of a western ranch with cowboys, horses, wagons milling around. the tips of the ranch house roof and a model T parked out front. A well written biography of everybody's favorite cowboy: Will James. View more info

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Ride for the High Points The Real Story of Will James

By: Bramlett, Jim

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Mountain Press Publishing Company: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: MK46620

ISBN: 0878422889

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality volume in slick b&w illustrated paper covers showing super light roll at tips with the lightest of color loss from storage, book appears unread. No names, tears or soil in the 242 pp text. A well written biography of everybody's favorite cowboy: Will James. 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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Horse Laughs

By: Dolch, Edward W. and Marguerite P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: IL, Garrard Publishing Co.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19033

Condition: Very Good


Negligible surface wear, sticker stain on inside cover is not visible on frt cover. Four horse stories adapted from a Dolch Basic Vocabulary Book. 38 p. Yellowed residue from formerly placed sticker on inside cover has lightly conveyed onto the title page. Else unmarked. Includes: Old Red: A story about a cowboy and his trusty cowpony who are happy to have finally caught the big red steer. Prince Hal is a story about famous show jumper Pat Smythe and her mount Prince Hal. Carbine is a story about a race horse and finally, Mother Goose is a tale about a circus horse. View more info

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Back To Back SIGNED IN SLIPCASE

By: Green, Ben K.

Price: $127.00

Publisher: TX, The Encino Press: 1970

Edition: First Limited Numbered Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 36623

Condition: As New


Gorgeous, as new 1st edition red hardcover with pasted-on art of Ben Green on cover as published. SIGNED by Ben K. Green on fep. Limited edition of 850 signed copies, of which this is number 37. Tips sharp, 51 pp text as new. Red card slipcase shows negligible color loss at still sharp tips. Also has pasted-on paper title on frt. More than collectible. Rare compilation work of two of Ben's most beloved stories including: Texas Cow Horses & The Vermont Maid/ Mr. Undertaker & The Cleveland Bay Horse. View more info

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Lone Cowboy My Life Story

By: James, Will

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1945

Edition: Illustrated Classics Edition

Seller Id: MK46608

Condition: Fair


This solid exlib hardcover of the much sought: Illustrated Classics Edition in black cloth with full size pasted-on color plate on frt board shows surface wear/ color loss over cowboy and galloping horse on cover image. Spine title no longer legible but call library call tag and author's name in white can be seen on backstrip. Board tips are bumped and rubbed with boards showing. Black cloth has some marks and soil. Color Illustrated endpapers show a cowboy with lariat ready in his right hand galloping on a red chestnut horse chasing a texas longhorn steer across the sagebrush plains. Li... View more info

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Lone Cowboy My Life Story

By: James, Will

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1945

Edition: Illustrated Classics Edition

Seller Id: MK46607

Condition: Fair


Reprint of the Illustrated Classics edition, 1945 on foot of title page, 1930, 1932 on copyright page. Impressive offering in black cloth with full size (6 3/8" x 8 3/4") pasted-on color plate on frt board and legible gold spine title. Tips and spine ends are rubbed with 'a few white marks on rear board, some light 'mottlling' on periphery of cloth surrounding the color plate on frt board. Black cloth backstrip displays well save for split cloth on foot and rubbed lower frt board tip. Color, action-illustrated endpapers are a continuation of the front plate, they show the same co... View more info

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Smoky The Cowhorse

By: James, Will

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Edition: Illustrated Classics Edition

Seller Id: MK46605

Condition: Very Good


1929 reprint hardcover of the much sought: Illustrated Classics Edition in black cloth with full size pasted-on color plate on frt board and legible but dull yellow spine title. Tips and spine ends bumped & rubbed with boards showing. Front plate is complete and shows no chips but has some color loss from storage (few small dots on Smokys chest and neck. Color-illustrated action illustrated endpapers show a cowboy with lariat ready in his right hand galloping on a palomino horse chasing 9 wild mustangs. This is the first Will James book with colored illustrations, Counting the cover, the... View more info

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Smoky The Cowhorse

By: James, Will

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Seller Id: MK46602

Condition: Good


1929 exlib reprint hardcover dated on foot of title page. Rust buckram cloth rebind with gold spine title, J call tag and Greenwich Library imprinted at foot of spine. Tips and spine ends bumped. Cloth shows moderate handling soil, former owner's name at head of surface soiled fep, pocket pulled but all 310 pp text is present with occasional fingerprints in margin. Profusely illustrated with 43 full page b/w line illustrations by the author. Hinge papers are fine, endpapers are age-toned, text is not. The bronc twister Clint takes a special interest in the mouse-colored horse he calls S... View more info

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Sand The Story of a Man and a Horse

By: James, Will

Price: $38.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46656

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, first printing hardcover in bright grass green cloth boards with black title underlined in red, with a black drawing of a standing cowboy on lower right quarter of frt cover. Slight mottling to cloth underneath this cowboy image but not a big deal. 2" line indentation on rear board, no broken cloth or issues. Book shows negligible color loss at still sharp tips and spine ends. 328 pp text is crisp and unmarked save for a few bits of clear cello tape on pastedowns and small former owner's addy label at foot of fep. Book is now in new 4 mil clear poly jacket for protectio... View more info

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Smoky The Cowhorse

By: James, Will

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Seller Id: MK46603

Condition: Good


Reprint hardcover in beige cloth covered boards with brown steer skull on frt boards, brown title box on backstrop with barely legible author, title & publisher printed there with a rifle and an intertwined lariat printed in gold under the brown title box. Tips and spine ends bumped and rubbed, boards grubby. Illustrated brown/off white endpapers fore and aft, front endpaper shows ink: "Sally Smith loves Ricky Harbor" on frt pastedown (barely noticeable in brown 'sky' illustration). Former owner's name/addy on second blank fep, and her love's name on next page which is opposite the... View more info

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Lone Cowboy My Life Story 1st Illustrated Printing

By: James, Will

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1932

Edition: Illustrated Classics Edition

Seller Id: MK46606

Condition: Very Good


First printing of the illustrated Classics edition, 1932 on foot of title page, 1930, 1932 on copyright page. Impressive large format volume in black cloth with full size pasted-on color plate on frt board and legible but somewhat dull gold spine title. Tips and spine ends are fairly sharp but cloth has some discoloration and 'mottling all over, primarily on rear cover. No boards showing through the cloth. Full color, full size color plate on frt board shows some light color loss from shelf sitting, rubbing against other books. Color, action-illustrated endpapers are a continuation of th... View more info

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Sand

By: James, Will

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Seller Id: MK46609

ISBN: 9997403371

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover in beige cloth boards with brown steer skull/horns on frt board, spine has dulled gold title in an olive green title box with a rifle and lariat underneath on backstrip. Tips lightly rubbed but still fairly sharp, spine ends bumped and rubbed with broken cloth. Brown and cream illustrated endpapers show a band of horses moving along the sagebrush plain. 308 pp text is crisp and unmarked. No names, tears or soil. View more info

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Sun Up Tales of the Cow Camps

By: James, Will

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1923

Seller Id: MK46610

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover in beige cloth boards with brown steer skull/horns on frt board, spine has bright and crisp gold title in a brown title box with a rifle and lariat underneath on backstrip. Spine ends bumped, tips still fairly sharp with a bit of broken cloth at frt board upper tip. Some super light 'mottling' on beige cloth is barely discernible. Tips lightly rubbed but still fairly sharp, spine ends bumped and rubbed with broken cloth. Brown and cream illustrated endpapers show a band of horses moving along the sagebrush plain. Front illustrated endpaper removed, pencil name at head ... View more info

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All In The Day's Riding

By: James, Will

Price: $12.00

Publisher: OH and NY, The World Publishing Co.: 1948

Seller Id: MK46612

Condition: Very Good


Third reprint hardcover in red paper covered boards with light color loss at bumped tips and spine ends. Two tiny soil spots near rear board upper tip. Hint of soil on fore-edge of first blank endpaper, else no names or tears inside the crisp and bright 252 pp text. Full of 42 short stories and monographs, this fascinating book has more detail and more accurate cowboy lore than is in any other book anywhere! If you can't find answers to your cow and horse work questions here, they probably don't exist! View more info

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Flint Spears

By: James, Will

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1938

Seller Id: MK46613

Condition: Fair


Stated to be the second printing hardcover published the same year as the first edition; 1938. This solid exlib hardcover is a former library rebind now in patterned navy buckram cloth with lime green squiggle lines vertically on frt board. No call tags on book backstrip, displays well on the shelf with solid navy buckram and bright golden titles on the book's spine cloth. Book spine ends and tips are still sharp. Card pocket and all pages present. This book has had some professional repair work done on some of the pages due to loss at tips, sometimes in the center of a page fore-edge, etc... View more info

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The Drifting Cowboy

By: James, Will

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1934

Seller Id: MK46614

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover in orange colored cloth boards with black line drawing of a cowboy throwing a lasso at bottom 1/3 of frt board and title/author name at head of same on cover and backstrip. Tips and spine ends bumperd and lightly brushed. Surface soiled orange cloth also shows a lighter colored moisture mark at lower tip of frt and rear boards, the 241 pp text is unaffected. Untrimmed fore edge of page block, dusty top edge of same. Occasional fingerprint in margins from former readers, but no names or tears found. This volume contains seven more wonderfully illustrated short stories wit... View more info

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Cow Country

By: James, Will

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1935

Seller Id: MK46615

Condition: Fair


Will James' third book, published in 1927. This is the reprint of 1935. A solid hardcover is a former library book rebound in butternut colored cloth with black lettering and drawing of a longhorn steer head and lariat. Surface worn, soiled cloth hardcover has pocket pulled but all pages are present. Inner hinge papers reinforced with cloth library tape, rest of text is tight and secure with handling soil noticed hither and yon. This is another collection of short stories which were all published before in various magazines of the day. They were then gathered here by Scribner's for this ... View more info