Keyword:Working & Draft Horses


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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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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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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

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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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

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The Empty Field

By: Pullein-Thompson, Christine

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Dragon Books 1976 (c1967):

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 4306

ISBN: 0583300561

Condition: Very Good

Very good with surface worn paperback cover. Text is tight and bright, name on rear page form, name and addy on fep. Three horses condemned to death! Nine boys and girls, all pony lovers, struggle furiously to save them. They organize a gymkhana in their efforts to secure a reprieve. But working against them is the wretched Jim Morgan. One day instead of horses the children find - an empty field! Yet there is still hope. View more info

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By: Sayer, Angela

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Galley Press: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 17976

ISBN: 0861367650

Condition: Near Fine

NF reprint hard cover, no dj showing light corner rubs to glossy pictorial boards, 64 pg text as new. Profusely illustrated w/ color photos. Includes fabulous photography of horses in action in all manner of work, play and competition. View more info

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Dangerous Journey and Other Pony Stories

By: Simmonds, Rosemary

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Award Publications: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 10623

ISBN: 0861633407

Condition: Near Fine

1st edition hardcover in slick illustrated boards have a ownership name on PO Name on fep, else as new. 192 pp illustrated large print text. A compilation of stories in one book, includes: Dangerous Journey/ The Empty Field/ Catch as Catch Can/ Rustlers on the Moor/ Count Your Blessings/ The Lie/ Coming Up Trumps/ A Spectacular Pony/ Circus Tricks/ Champions/ The Search. View more info

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Maryland Horse Shows Association, Inc. 1936-1960 Signed, Limited, Numbered

By: Worrall, A. Roland

Price: $100.00

Publisher: MD, Maryland Horse Shows Association, Inc.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller Id: 44676

Condition: Fine

Gift and collector quality, fine red cloth covered hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. First Edition, signed by author, limited, numbered #188. 429 pp text crisp and unmarked. Illust with b/w photos. An exceedingly rare history of the MD Horse Shows Association which for the author, was no small undertaking, since the transfer of secretaries in 1960, most of the details of previous years, with the exception of the minute books of the board and annual meetings, was destroyed. With the help and cooperation of Snowden Carter of the Maryland Horse Breeders Association and Peter Winants of th... View more info