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The Harness Makers' Illustrated Manual, Fitz-Gerald, W. N.
61 The Harness Makers' Illustrated Manual
Fitz-Gerald, W. N.
Croton-on-Hudson, NY North River Press, Inc. 1977 0-88427-014-9 / 9780884270140 Reprint Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Reprint of the original manual first published in 1875. Very clean burgundly cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean burgundy endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 325 pgs. with many illustrations. Illustrated dustjacket has a few tiny spots, one tiny shallow chip at top rear spine corner (1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A practical guide for manufacturers and makers of harnesses and harness repair, with recipes for stains, varnishes and polishes, oils. 018933

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Thoroughbreds, Fraser, W. A.
62 Thoroughbreds
Fraser, W. A.
Wessels 1906 Later Edition Hardcover Good+ No Dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding, copyright 1906 (originally published by McClure, Phillips in 1902). Signed binding (FL). Beige cloth boards with red, black and white decoration. Small faint spot to cover and spine. Small bit of wear to cloth at front fore edge. Binding is tight & square, professional repair to cracked paper at rear hinge. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. 405 pages. 022855

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Jumping:  Learning and Teaching, Froissard, Jean
63 Jumping: Learning and Teaching
Froissard, Jean
South Brunswick and New York A.S. Barnes & Co. 1971 0-498-06830-7 / 9780498068300 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Illustrated with Photographs and Diagrams 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean olive green cloth boards with bright metallic green lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, no bumping or fraying. Clean endpapers illustrated with two black and white photographs of horse & rider jumping. Pages, edges, and endpapers are clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. Illustrated with many photographs and diagrams. 204 pgs. with index. Bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few shallow closed edge tears and light edgewear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover.Horses. 014472

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Jumping: Learning and Teaching, Froissard, Jean
64 Jumping: Learning and Teaching
Froissard, Jean
South Brunswick/New York A. S. Barnes 1971 0-498-06830-7 / 9780498068300 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with green metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Photo-illustrated endpapers; tasteful previous owner bookplate with horse theme on front free endpaper; no other marks. 204 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has light superficial rubbing, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 7" x 10". 013788

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Horses of the World, Goodall, Daphne Machin
65 Horses of the World
Goodall, Daphne Machin
New York Macmillan 1965 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards in dustjacket. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. No additional printings listed on copyright page. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 272 pp. with index. Preface by C. W. Anderson. Illustrated with over 300 photographs in color and black and white. Clean dustjacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has slight wear at top spine edge, 1" closed tear at top spine fold edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A survey of all the breeds of horse and pony that exist in the world, with photographs of every breed. 020138

Price: 20.00 USD
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Successful Show Jumping, Goodall, Daphne Machin
66 Successful Show Jumping
Goodall, Daphne Machin
New York A. S. Barnes 1964 Stated First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, in clean unchipped jacket. Clean mauve cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. 72 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unclipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Principles of selection, training, management and show-ring discipline are covered here with many fine action photographs. 018860

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Legends Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares (Volume II), Goodhue, Jim; Livingston, Phil; Close, Pat; Simmons, Diane C.; Holmes, Frank
67 Legends Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares (Volume II)
Goodhue, Jim; Livingston, Phil; Close, Pat; Simmons, Diane C.; Holmes, Frank
Colorado Springs, CO Western Horseman 1998 0911647309 / 9780911647303 Seventh Printing Paperback Very Good+ 
Clean softcover book with color illustrated cover, measures 8-1/2" x 11, 168 pgs. No creasing or chipping; bindings are tight, pages are clean. Profusely illustrated with black & white photographs. 191 pgs. Lists pedigrees and halter and performance records, progeny records of legendary Quarter Horses, and a story detailing each horse's life. Horses included in this volume include: Clabber; Driftwood; Easy Jet; Grey Badger II; Jessie James; Jet Deck; Joe Bailey P-4 (Gonzalez); Joe Bailey (Weatherford); King's Pistol; Lena's Bar; Lightning Bar; Lucky Blanton; Midnight; Midnight Jr.; Moon Deck; My Texas Dandy; Oklahoma Star P-6; Oklahoma Star Jr.; Peter McCue; Rocket Bar; Skipper W; Sugar Bars; Traveler. 018281

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68 The Rider's Handbook
Gordon, Sally
G. P. Putnam's 1980 399-12556-6 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright (faint remainder mark on bottom page edges). No names, writing or bookplates. 224 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket has small price clip, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A complete guide to horses and horsemanship for all styles of riding from beginners to advanced. 8 x 10". Horses. 009122

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Young Rider, Gorse, Golden
69 The Young Rider
Gorse, Golden
London Country Life Ltd. 1952 Fourth Edition (revised) Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean orange cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 200 pgs. Clean dustjacket (hint of faintest soiling to rear panel) is not price clipped, unchipped, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "The best of all books for young riders andthose who teach them to ride well and love their horses." Clean solid book, and the best of its kind. 8-1/2 x 10". Horses. 013870

Price: 30.00 USD
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Hosses An Anthology of Short Stories, Gray, Charles Wright
70 Hosses An Anthology of Short Stories
Gray, Charles Wright
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1927 First edition Hardcover Very Good no dustjacket 
First Edition, with "Printed, September, 1927" on copyright page. Light green ribbed cloth boards with small color paste-on of polo pony on front cover (clean & unchipped), gold lettering on spine. Light soiling to boards (some darkening to spine, front fore edge and rear board). No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean red top-stained page edges. Clean illustrated endpapers; previous owner birthday greeting postcard attached to back of front free endpaper. 382 pgs. A book of great stories about horses, by authors such as John Biggs, Jr., Zane Grey, Alfred Ollivant, Ernest Thompson Seton, George Agnew Chamberlain and more. 017490

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71 Hosses: A Collection of Best Stories About Them
Gray, Charles Wright
Garden City Star Books 1927 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with green lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated endpapers, with small previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 382 pgs. Clean dustjacket has slight chipping at top of spine, a few small closed edge tears at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Horses. 010545

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Galloping Gold, Gray, Patsey
72 Galloping Gold
Gray, Patsey
New York Coward-McCann 1958 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with black lettering and illustration of girl on a galloping horse on cover. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; very small previous owner inscription at top of half-title page. Illustrated by Leonard Shortall. 224 pages. Dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge (1/8"), closed edge tears, light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A very scarce title by famous horsewoman Patsey Gray. The book is based on her adventures with a real Palomino horse that Mrs. Gray owned and showed. 021277

Price: 100.00 USD
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73 The Fun of Raising a Colt
Griffith, Frank B. And Rubye Mae Griffith
A.S. Barnes & Co. 1970 498-07509-5 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Beige cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, binding is tight & square. No names or writing inside. 173 pgs. illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has light edgewear but no chips or tears. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Horses. 006021

Price: 10.00 USD
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74 Grooming Your Horse
Haley, Neale
A. S. Barnes 1974 0-498-01280-8 / 9780498012808 Hard Cover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Clean ivory cloth boards with green lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name on front free endpaper. 197 pgs. illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight superficial rubbing, slight chipping at spine edges, 1-1/2" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Grooming, bathing, hoof care, braiding the mane and tail, clipping, preparing for horse shows. 8vo. Horses. 010110

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Teach Yourself To Ride, Haley, Neale
75 Teach Yourself To Ride
Haley, Neale
New York A. S. Barnes 1974 0498012719 / 9780498012716 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean golden brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine, in original unclipped jacket. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 248 pp. with index. Well illustrated with photographs. Jacket is quite clean ( a few faint small spots), unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book designed for every rider, with an eye to improving your horsemanship. 019116

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Horse Owner's Concise Guide, Hanauer, Elsie V.
76 The Horse Owner's Concise Guide
Hanauer, Elsie V.
South Brunswick and New York A. S. Barnes 1969 498-06970-2 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Illustrated 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Tan cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or surface wear. Light foxing to spine edges and some small black soiling along bottom edge from old style mylar cover. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Some foxing to gutters of endpapers. Pages are very clean and bright; no writing or marks. 102 pgs. with glossary and breed registry locations. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped. Minor wear to top spine edge, a few tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 6" x 8-1/2". Horses. 014587

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Horse Owners Concise Guide, Hanauer, Elsie V.
77 The Horse Owners Concise Guide
Hanauer, Elsie V.
New Jersey A.S.Barnes & Co. 1969 498-06970-2 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Hanauer, Elsie V. 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Very light soiling to boards (a few small faint water spots). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Thoroughly illustrated with detailed drawings. An excellent, concise guide to the care and handling of a horse. 102 pgs. Clean dustjacket with author's photo on rear has two small closed edge tears, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007136

Price: 15.00 USD
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Better Horsemanship, Hance, Lt. Col. J. E.
78 Better Horsemanship
Hance, Lt. Col. J. E.
London Country Life 1948 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, in original unclipped dustjacket. Brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. Boards are clean and unfaded, with a few small faint spots to spine. Publisher's crease to cloth on front board. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner inscription dated 1953 neatly penned on front free endpaper. 80 pp. with index. Liberally illustrated with black and white photographs. Dustjacket is clean, not price clipped (fifteen shillings on front inside flap), has small chips at corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A supreme horseman shares his knowledge, stressing the importance of understanding the horse's mental outlook, wit hsound advice on clothes, deportment in the hunting field, procedure in the show ring, difficult horses, and the choice of tack. 020510

Price: 15.00 USD
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Jackknife John, Hanes, Frank Borden
79 Jackknife John
Hanes, Frank Borden
San Antonio, TX The Naylor Company 1964 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition in original dust jacket, signed by the author. Very clean yellow cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear, one tiny (under 1/16") closed tear at top of spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Tiny red number "34" at top corner of front free endpaper. SIGNED by author on front free endpaper. 265 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very slight wear at spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of Quarter Horse Jackknife John, and the engrossing account of how he won the cutting competition at Fort Worth. 8vo. Horses. 011544

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80 Grooming to Win: How to Groom, Trim, Braid, and Prepare Your Horse for Show
Harris, Susan E.
New York Scribner's 1977 0-684-14859-5 / 9780684148595 Later Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with green 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. 191 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The definitive guide to caring for and conditioning a horse--from the pasture to the show-ring--explains how to bathe, groom, clip; what tools to use, what to feed, and what methods of exercise keep the horse healthy and fit. 7-1/2 x 9-1/2". 014815

Price: 12.00 USD
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