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81 Top Horse of Crescent Ranch
Hastings, Howard L.
New York Cupples & Leon 1942 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Illustrated By Author 
Very clean toast brown cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Red top-stained page edges. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 248 pgs. Illustrated by the author. Very clean color illustrated DUSTJACKET has 1/4" chipping at top of spine, two very small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 012826

Price: 25.00 USD
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82 Points of the Horse: A Treatise on the Conformation, Movements, Breeds and evolution of the Horse
Hayes, M. Horace
New York Arco Publishing Co. 1969 Seventh (Revised) Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight, pages are clean and bright, edges are clean, with some dust-speckling at top edges. Bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 541 pgs. with index. Well illustrated with photographs and drawings. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few small closed edge tears, small stain (size of a thumb) on front panel edge near spine. Enclosed in new mylar cover. This is the seventh revised and enlarged edition of this important work, first published in 1893. Indispensable to all who are interested in the purchase, sale or keeping of horses. 010104

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Mounted Drill Team, Henry, John M.
83 The Mounted Drill Team
Henry, John M.
New York A. S. Barnes 1954 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Harry E. Walsh, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with white lettering on spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper; previous owner name & address neatly penned on corner of front fixed endpaper. 161 pgs. with index. Illustrated with diagrams and photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slightest hint of edge wear. Over thirty tested drills, how to organize a mounted drill team and how to present successful drills as an amateur or professional team. 014170

Price: 22.00 USD
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Black Gold, Henry, Marguerite
84 Black Gold
Henry, Marguerite
Chicago Rand McNally 1957 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Wesley Dennis, Illustrator 
First Edition, with "Edition of 1957" and "A" on copyright page. Very clean unfaded black boards with yellow lettering and horse head illustration on cover, yellow letterin onk spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean color illustrated endpapers (very small pen squiggle on front pastedown). No names, writing or bookplates. Beautifully illustrated by Wesley Dennis. 175 pages. 025427

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Little Fellow, Henry, Marguerite
85 The Little Fellow
Henry, Marguerite
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1945 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Diana Thorne, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean light green cloth boards with brown lettering and illustration of a scampering colt on cover, brown title box on spine. Slightest hint of surface wear to corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Color illustrated endpapers. Faint tape marking to front and rear free endpaper - no names, writing or bookplates. Beautifully illustrated in color and black and white by Diana Thorne. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, with a few very tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024917

Price: 40.00 USD
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White Stallion of Lipizza, Henry, Marguerite
86 White Stallion of Lipizza
Henry, Marguerite
Chicago Rand McNally 1964 Stated First Printing Hardcover Near FIne Very Good Jacket Wesley Dennis, Illustrator Signed
Stated First Printing, November, 1964, SIGNED by the author, in clean original dust jacket. Clean and bright illustrated (front and rear) cloth boards - no fading or fraying. Size approx. 9" x 11". Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean color illustrated endpapers. No previous owner markings. Signed by the author on the half-title page: "Marguerite Henry" with a small horseshoe drawn by her name. Beautifully illustrated in full color by Wesley Dennis. 116 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), has small chip at base of spine, numerous closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025131

Price: 150.00 USD
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The Family Horse, Herman, Pauline W.
87 The Family Horse
Herman, Pauline W.
Princeton, NJ Van Nostrand 1959 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 130 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs by Richards Ford. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has hint of light soiling, unchipped, with a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book tells how a mother and daughter take complete care oftheir horses. Explains the equipment required, the manner in which ordinarily heavy tasks can be suited to a woman's strength, the proper stable arrangements, grooming, feeding--everything one needs to know to have a healthy, happy horse, and do it all yourself. A fully illustrated handbook. 018473

Price: 15.00 USD
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Seabiscuit: An American Legend, Hillenbrand, Laura
88 Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Hillenbrand, Laura
New York Random House 2001 0375502912 / 9780375502910 First Edition, First Printing Hardback Very Good minus Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with all correct first edition points. Clean charcoal paper covered boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. 1/4" spot of wear-through at bottom of lower corner tip. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 399 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (24.95/37.95 on front inside flap),. wear to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023041

Price: 40.00 USD
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Seabiscuit: An American Legend, Hillenbrand, Laura
89 Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Hillenbrand, Laura
New York Random House 2006 0375502912 / 9780375502910 First Edition, First Printing Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing with all correct first edition points in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with black cloth spine, bright stamped gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 399 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Collectible quality first edition. 024935

Price: 200.00 USD
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Seabiscuit: An American Legend, Hillenbrand, Laura
90 Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Hillenbrand, Laura
New York Random House 2001 0375502912 / 9780375502910 First Edition, First Printing Hardback Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with correct number line on copyright page and all correct points for first printing. In clean original unclipped jacket. Clean black boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 399 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (USA 24.95 /Canada 37.95). No chips, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Lovely and clean collectible quality first edition. Greatest American horse racing story ever written, carefully researched by the author. Made into a motion picture (2003) which was nominated for seven Oscars. 021987

Price: 250.00 USD
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91 The Rider's Treasury
Hinton, Phyllis
New York Arco Publishing Co. 1974 First Thus Soft Cover Very Good 
Large softcover book is clean, binding is tight, no chipping, tears or curling. Very slight edge wear. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 356 pgs. Articles on all phases of horses and horsemanship--from an Irish horse fair to a dude ranch in Wyoming. Large 8vo. Horses. 010022

Price: 10.00 USD
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92 Steeplechasing
Hislop, John
London Hutchinson & Co. 1954 Second Printing Hard Cover Good No Dustjacket Jacket John Skeaping, Illustrator 
Green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Light soiling to boards. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with some foxing to outside page edges, front endpapers and contents pages. Illustrated with drawings in color and black and white by John Skeaping. 256 pgs. Very informative book with chapters on the origin & development of steeplechasing, riding good and bad jumpers, seat and hands, seat over a fence, the start, equipment, keeping fit, tactics, use and abuse of the whip, breeding of jumpers, training, courses and more. 8vo. Horses. 009113

Price: 12.00 USD
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Our American Horse, Hogner, Dorothy Child
93 Our American Horse
Hogner, Dorothy Child
Edinburgh/New York Thomas Nelson & Sons 1944 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket Nils Hogner, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with silver decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 114 pgs. with index. Beautifully illustrated. Bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight soiling on rear panel, very slight edge wear, very small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 010516

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Nosy Colt, Hogner, Nils
94 The Nosy Colt
Hogner, Nils
New York Henry Z Walck Inc 1973 0809812045 / 9780809812042 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Richard Lebenson, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Very clean rust brown cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by Richard Lebenson. 30 pages + an "About the Author" page. Clean dust jacket has a few short closed tears at spine ends, price still intact on inside front flap 4.95. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. During a day of adventure Nosy, the colt, finds out about ants, geese, hornets, skunks, and friends. 025028

Price: 25.00 USD
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95 Adventures at Friendly Farm
How, R. W.
New York Coward McCann 1952 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket John Moment, Illustrator 
Clean solid ex-library with clean pages and edges, library markings on endpapers. 218 pgs. with illustrations by John Moment. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Slight wear to board edges. Clean bright dustjacket has very small chip at top corner of spine, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Brian and his sister Patsy spend a long summer vacation with a special horse named Jim, who disappears mysteriously. 012517

Price: 15.00 USD
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96 Invitation to Riding
Hundt, Sheila Wall
New York Simon & Schuster 1976 0-671-22239-2 / 9780671222390 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with small illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 334 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, with small closed tear at base of rear spine fold ((1/2"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Horses. 007771

Price: 10.00 USD
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Ponies and Riders, Hurst, Mrs. Victor
97 Ponies and Riders
Hurst, Mrs. Victor
London Collins 1948 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Very clean unfaded dark green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner inscription (1948) on front free endpaper. No other marks. 256 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has small edge chips, light creasing and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A wonderful work on riding and horsemanship written primarily for young people with the idea of helping novice owners and riders. Information on riding to hounds, jumping, horse shows, hunter trials, gymkhanas, riding tours and camps, and more. 015663

Price: 18.00 USD
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Flint Spears - Cowboy Rodeo Contestant, James, Will
98 Flint Spears - Cowboy Rodeo Contestant
James, Will
Cleveland World Publishing 1951 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Will James, Illustrator 
Second Printing, September, 1951 on copyright page, in unclipped illustrated dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with brown author name on lower right corner of cover, brown lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front paste-down, neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. Circular blind-stamped embossment on front and rear endpaper, front inside dust jacket flap. Illustrated by the author. 269 pages. Color illustrated jacket is quite clean, has clear tape reinforcement at corners, no tears, or chips, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025216

Price: 16.00 USD
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Horses I've Known, James, Will
99 Horses I've Known
James, Will
New York Charles Scribner 1940 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with "A" on copyright page, in original illustrated jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (light age-toning) with no names, writing or marks. Color frontis illustration by Will James, beautiful black and white illustrations throughout. Dustjacket has very faint hint of soiling, price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020388

Price: 200.00 USD
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Scorpion - A Good Bad Horse, James, Will
100 Scorpion - A Good Bad Horse
James, Will
New York Charles Scribner 1936 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean orange cloth boards (very tiny pale white spot near bottom edge of front cover). Black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. "A" present on copyright page. Illustrated by the author. 312 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), tiny corner chips, a few faint water marks to corners and top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of an outlaw rider and an outlaw horse, and how they did each other good. 022276

Price: 250.00 USD
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