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Sandy's Spurs, Davis, Lavinia R.
41 Sandy's Spurs
Davis, Lavinia R.
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1951 Hard Cover Very Good Minus No Dustjacket Jacket Grace Paull, Illustrator 
Clean dark blue cloth with illustrated cover, yellow lettering. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. Some chipping & wear to cloth along bottom edges of boards. Bookplate inside front cover. 246 pgs. with illustrations throughout. 8vo. Horses. 004284

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Pony Club Book - No. 11, Delgado, Alan (Editor)
42 The Pony Club Book - No. 11
Delgado, Alan (Editor)
Great Britain Naldrett Press Ltd. 1960 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped original jacket. Clean green cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. Hint of bumping at base of spine, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 152 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (15/-Net on front inside flap), has very light soiling, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022157

Price: 30.00 USD
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43 Palomino and Other Horses
Dennis, Wesley (Editor and Illustrator)
Cleveland / New York World Publishing 1950 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Wesley Dennis, Illustrator 
Very clean brown cloth boards with small illustration and gold lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper, name neatly penned at top of front free endpaper. 249 pp. Illustrations by Wesley Dennis. Jacket is quite clean, not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears, very slight wear to corners and front flap edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A treasury of great horse stories, edited and with an Introduction and Illustrations by Wesley Dennis. 019306

Price: 20.00 USD
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Jump Your Horse Right, Devereux, Jr., Frederick L.
44 Jump Your Horse Right
Devereux, Jr., Frederick L.
New York Dodd, Mead & Co. 1978 0-396-07611-4 / 9780396076117 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright; clean endpapers with no writing or marks. 106 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has 1-1/4" closed tear at top front center edge. Tiny chip at top spine corner, slight wear at base of spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Horses. 014209

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45 Know About Horses: A Ready Reference Guide to Horses, Horse People and Horse Sports
Disston, Harry
New York Devin-Adair Co. 1961 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket Jean Bowman, Illustrator 
Red cloth boards with gold snaffle bit on cover, gold lettering on spine. Some fading to top of spine and board edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 216 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings by Jean Bowman. Clean dustjacket has edge chipping and closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Horses. 011077

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Know About Horses: A Ready Reference Guide to Horses, Horse People and Horse Sports, Disston, Harry
46 Know About Horses: A Ready Reference Guide to Horses, Horse People and Horse Sports
Disston, Harry
New York Bramhall House 1959 First Thus Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket Jean Bowman, Illustrator 
Very clean gold cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrations throughout by Jean Bowman, dustjacket design by Paul Brown. 216 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket has small closed edge tears, small chip at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Horses. 011876

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47 Saratoga Backtalk
Dobyns, Stephen
New York/ London W. W. Norton 1994 0-393-03659-6 / 9780393036596 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean Beige boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 221 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A Charlie Bradshaw mystery. 010747

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War Horse, Downey, Fairfax
48 War Horse
Downey, Fairfax
New York Dodd Mead 1944 First Edition, Fifth Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Fifth printing of the First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean golden brown cloth boards with dark brown horse head illustration on cover by Paul Brown. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful drawings by Paul Brown. 236 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), very slight edge wear with a few short closed edge tears, slight fading to red background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022738

Price: 65.00 USD
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The Race for the Triple Crown: Horses, High Stakes & Eternal Hope, Drape, Joe
49 The Race for the Triple Crown: Horses, High Stakes & Eternal Hope
Drape, Joe
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 2001 0-87113-785-2 / 9780871137852 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean original dust jacket. Clean black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 261 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Award-winning New York Times sportswriter Joe Drape sweeps the reader into the rush of the horse-racing season, giving a step-by-step look at the Triple Crown races and a no-holds-barred view of the sport's most illustrious participants. 015608

Price: 12.00 USD
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Hunt with the Hounds, Eberhart, Mignon G.
50 Hunt with the Hounds
Eberhart, Mignon G.
New York Random House 1950 Stated First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (stated "First Printing" on copyright page). Very clean brown cloth boards with small circular decoration on cover, black title box on spine. No bumping, shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/16"). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers, no names, writing or bookplates. Faint ink-stamp marking to top and bottom page edges (bookstore marking - "Grell's"). 247 pgs. Bright color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), hint of slightest edge wear and very tiny chips at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Terror, romance and intrigue set in the fox-hunting country of Virginia. 017105

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51 Sports Illustrated Book of Horseback Riding
Editors of Sports Illustrated
Philadelphia/ New York Lippincott 1960 First Edition, Third Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Sam Savitt, Illustrator 
Third printing in original dust jacket. Very clean light brown boards with dark brown lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrations by Sam Savitt. 86 pgs. 010094

Price: 8.00 USD
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Taking up the Reins - A Year in Germany with a Dressage Master, Endicott, Priscilla
52 Taking up the Reins - A Year in Germany with a Dressage Master
Endicott, Priscilla
North Pomfret, Vermont Trafalgar Square 1999 1570761345 / 9781570761348 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First printing with full number line on copyright page, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 297 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (27.50 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021933

Price: 20.00 USD
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Riding the Tom-Tom Trail - A Pioneer Boy Among the Indians, Erskine, Gladys Shaw
53 Riding the Tom-Tom Trail - A Pioneer Boy Among the Indians
Erskine, Gladys Shaw
New York William Morrow 1941 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Cameron Wright, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing. Very clean beige cloth boards with illustration of boy on galloping horse on cover, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 128 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has a few tiny edge chips, closed edge tears, not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The rousing story of what happened to a pioneer boy in California--kept for a whole, exciting summer in an Indian camp. 017620

Price: 25.00 USD
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Paddock Personalities: Being Thirty Years of Turf Memories, Fairfax-Blakeborough, J.
54 Paddock Personalities: Being Thirty Years of Turf Memories
Fairfax-Blakeborough, J.
London Hutchinson & Co. no date listed Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (hint of foxing to title page, hint of dust speckling to page edges); clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 288 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, has one very short closed edge tear at top panel's rear edge, hint of fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The author (who wrote at least a dozen "turf" novels and many books on horse racing, deals in an intimate, engaging way with all the prominent Turf-personalities with whom he came in contact during his career in connection with racing both behind the scenes and as a Turf official. 013838

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The Black Stallion and Satan, Farley, Walter
55 The Black Stallion and Satan
Farley, Walter
New York Random House 1949 Ninth Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket Milton Menasco, Illustrator 
Ninth printing of the first edition in original dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with black illustration of racing horse on cover, black lettering and horizontal line decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with exception of very narrow black line along first few bottom page edges from old style black bordered mylar cover. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 208 pgs. with illustrations by Milton Menasco. Exceptionally clean, bright color illustrated dustjacket, unchipped, no tears, with soft vertical crease to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A really nice clean and solid book and dustjacket. 5-3/4" x 8-1/4". 016956

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Black Stallion's Filly, Farley, Walter
56 The Black Stallion's Filly
Farley, Walter
New York Random House 1952 Stated First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Milton Menasco, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped jacket. Very clean reddish brown cloth boards with black lettering and horse decoration on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Milton Menasco. 309 pages. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (correct 200/200 identification for first edition in upper corner of front inside flap); unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023044

Price: 95.00 USD
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The Blood Bay Colt, Farley, Walter
57 The Blood Bay Colt
Farley, Walter
New York Random House 1950 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Milton Menasco, Illustrator 
Clean red cloth boards with white lettering on cover and spine, illustration of horse in blue box on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with slight browning to endpapers. 307 pgs. Dustjacket is unfaded, has small shallow edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 013548

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Island Stallion Races, Farley, Walter
58 The Island Stallion Races
Farley, Walter
New York Random House 1955 Stated First printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Harold Eldridge, Illustrator 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering and black running horse on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Previous owner name and address neatly and lightly ink-stamped on front fixed endpaper. Illustrated by Harold Eldridge. Small faint smudge to outside edge of front free endpaper. 256 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped (200/200 on front inside flap as called for indicating First Edition, First Printing);hint of corner wear, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of my favorite books of the Island Stallion series, with some surprising events involving some out-of-this-world visitors. 020995

Price: 45.00 USD
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59 The Island Stallion's Fury
Farley, Walter
New York Random House 1951 First Edition, Second Printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Harold Eldredge, Illustrator 
"Second Printing" stated on copyright page. Beautifully clean book in near perfect original dustjacket. Clean unfaded tan cloth boards with dark green title box and small rearing horse on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean red top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 243 pgs. with illustrations by Harold Eldredge. Clean bright color illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped, with slightest surface wear to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An outstanding copy. 018345

Price: 25.00 USD
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City Riders - A Story of Riding and Friendship, Fineberg, Roberta
60 City Riders - A Story of Riding and Friendship
Fineberg, Roberta
New York Howell Book House 1997 0-87605-728-8 / 9780876057285 First Edition Hardbound Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
99 pgs. Nr Fine in Nr Fine DJ - new mylar cover Very clean, crisp book with no names or writing inside. Clean bright dustjacket, unchipped, not price clipped. 7-3/4" x 9-1/2". Horses. 002300

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