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Horses and Foals
1 Horses and Foals

New York Crescent Books 1981 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
unpaginated VG in VG DJ Oversize book with beautiful full color pictures of horses and foals. Book is clean and tight, no names or writing inside. Bright clean dust jacket with small chip and 1" closed tear at top of spine. Enclosed in new mylar cover. Crescent's "Nature Library" edition. 9-3/4 x 11-3/4. Horses. 002265

Price: 10.00 USD
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A Touch of Greatness, Anderson, C. W.
2 A Touch of Greatness
Anderson, C. W.
New York Macmillan 1945 Early printing Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket C. W. Anderson Signed
SIGNED by the author. Early printing (no statement of edition) in original jacket. Light blue-gray cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; signed by author: "C.W. Anderson" at center of front free endpaper. 96 pp. Beautifully illustrated with black and white lithographs by C. W. Anderson. Dustjacket has edge chips, front flap is separated at fold from front panel, price intact (2.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020713

Price: 120.00 USD
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Blaze and the Forest Fire, Anderson, C. W.
3 Blaze and the Forest Fire
Anderson, C. W.
New York Macmillan 1938 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket C. W. Anderson, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing (Published September, 1938). Red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Very slight dust soiling to edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (previous owner name in light pencil on front free endpaper). Beautifully illustrated with drawings by C. W. Anderson. Exceptionally nice first edition of this, my personal favorite of all C. W. Anderson's "Blaze" books. 024525

Price: 50.00 USD
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Bobcat, Anderson, C. W.
4 Bobcat
Anderson, C. W.
New York Macmillan 1949 Stated First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated "First Printing" in original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Spot of slight fading at top edge of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated by C. W. Anderson. 99 pgs. Clean, bright illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (small corner clip at top of inside flap and along flap edge, but price intact at bottom corner), some chipping at top of spine and along top edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Clean, solid, collectible quality. 024526

Price: 65.00 USD
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Riding High - The Complete Guide to Show Jumping, Ansell, Colonel Sir Mike
5 Riding High - The Complete Guide to Show Jumping
Ansell, Colonel Sir Mike
London Peter Davies 1974 Stated First edition Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition, in clean unchipped jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean red top-stained page edges. Clean red endpapers; ink-stamp of horseman's book shop at base of front free endpaper. 121 pgs. Illustrated with spectacular photographs and drawings. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018853

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Arabian Stud Book (6 volumes - Volumes 48-53), Arabian Horse Registry of America, Inc.
6 The Arabian Stud Book (6 volumes - Volumes 48-53)
Arabian Horse Registry of America, Inc.
Westminster, Colorado Arabian Horse Registry of America, Inc. Hardcover Fine 
Six cloth hardbound volumes of the Arabian Stud Book published by the Arabian Horse Registry of America between 1985 - 1986. Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spines. Volumes: XLVIII, XLIX, L, LI, LII, LIII. Arabian horse registration numbers 298001 to 358000 consecutively, with numerically arranged progeny, registrations classified by sires and dams; alphabetical index - imports; alphabetical index, registrations by name and number. Registry Officers, Directors and Governing Members included. All books in fine condition - bindings are tight and square, pages are clean and bright; no previous owner markings. No bumping or wear to bindings. 022655

Price: 50.00 USD
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Jingo - Wild Horse of Abaco, Arundel, Jocelyn
7 Jingo - Wild Horse of Abaco
Arundel, Jocelyn
New York Whittlesey House/McGraw Hill 1959 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Wesley Dennis, Illustrator 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page in original unclipped jacket. Clean rust cloth boards with black illustration of leaping horse on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Wesley Dennis, including color frontis illustration. 139 pages. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.95 on front inside flap), small thumb-nail size chip at top rear panel edge, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of the wild horses of Abaco in the Bahamas, and some children who catch a wild horse and train it. A scarce book, even scarcer in original dust jacket. 022149

Price: 100.00 USD
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National Velvet, Bagnold, Enid
8 National Velvet
Bagnold, Enid
New York William Morrow 1935 First American Edition, First printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Laurian Jones, Illustrator 
First American Edition, in original unclipped jacket. Red and black cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying, slightest hint of soiling. Pages and edges are clean with red top-stained page edges. Binding is tight, cracking to paper at front hinge neatly and professionally reglued. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 303 pp. Illustrations by Laurian Jones. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), small edge & corner chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Classic story of a young English girl (Velvet Brown) who rides her horse in the Grand National Steeplechase, and wins. Made into a movie starring Eizabeth Taylor and Mickey Rooney (1944) and later into a television series in the early 1960's starring Lori Martin. 023399

Price: 95.00 USD
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Stallion's Foe, Balch, Glenn
9 Stallion's Foe
Balch, Glenn
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1963 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Lorence Bjorklund, Illustrator 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Very clean illustrated yellow buckram cloth boards with red and brown lettering on cover, black lettering and small horse illustration on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (previous owner name and poster award for National Library Week notation on front free endpaper) - no other marks. Illustrated by Lorence Bjorklund. 179 pages. Clean dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has short closed edge tear with associated wrinkle at top edge of front panel, a couple of additional tiny closed edge tears; no fading - nice and bright. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A very clean solid example of this book by Glenn Balch which has become quite scarce. 025426

Price: 40.00 USD
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Fifty Famous Rides and Riders, Baldwin, James
10 Fifty Famous Rides and Riders
Baldwin, James
American Book Company 1916 First Edition Hardcover Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with black and orange decoration (knight on horseback) and lettering on cover and spine. Light soiling. 1" wear along top edge of rear board. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated. 303 pages. 024139

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Wonder-Book of Horses, Baldwin, James
11 The Wonder-Book of Horses
Baldwin, James
New York Century Company 1903 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, published November, 1903 with 1903 on title page. Clean brown cloth boards decorated with two horseheads, blue-green lettering on cover and spine. Very slight fraying to top edge of spine. Pinhead size spot of wear to top board edge. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white glossy plates. 249 pages with Explanatory Index. 025244

Price: 40.00 USD
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Horseback Honeymoon: The Vanishing Old West of 1907 Through the Eyes of Two Young Artists in Love, Ballard, Dorothy
12 Horseback Honeymoon: The Vanishing Old West of 1907 Through the Eyes of Two Young Artists in Love
Ballard, Dorothy
Two Continents Publishing Group 1975 0-8467-0105-7 / 9780846701057 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with orange lettering on spine. No bumping or wear to boards. Binding is tight, pages are clean (a little age speckling to top edges). No names, writing or bookplates. Endpapers illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, with just a hint of edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Adventure. 005991

Price: 12.00 USD
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Game-Legs - The Biography of a Horse with a Heart, Bartlett, Arthur C.
13 Game-Legs - The Biography of a Horse with a Heart
Bartlett, Arthur C.
Boston W. A. Wilde Company 1928 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Harold C. Cue, Illustrator 
First Edition in original color illustrated dustjacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Two tiny bookworm holes to top page edges extending less than 1/16" into top page margin. 292 pgs. Illustrated by Harold C. Cue. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chip at top spine edge (1/4"), short closed edge tears, slight wear to fold edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 017911

Price: 20.00 USD
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Manual of Horsemanship - Instructions from Mexico's Renowned Escuela Ecuestre, Black, Harold
14 Manual of Horsemanship - Instructions from Mexico's Renowned Escuela Ecuestre
Black, Harold
New York Dodd, Mead 1974 0396069169 / 9780396069164 First edition Book Near Fine very good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with silver 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. Illustrated with drawings by the author and photographs by Lois Hobart. 226 pp. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has some fading to spine, no chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The director of Mexico's great riding school Escuela Ecuestre presents the sort of advice about all aspects of horsemanship that earned international renown for the school. 018419

Price: 15.00 USD
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15 The Pony Club World
Blake, Neil Ffrench
Garden City Doubleday 1969 First American Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean red endpapers. 191 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one very small closed edge tear at rear bottom panel (1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Folio. Horses. 009121

Price: 15.00 USD
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So This is Trick Riding, Blumhagen, Bernie
16 So This is Trick Riding
Blumhagen, Bernie
Santiago, Chile The South Pacific Mail 1958 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in scarce original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with stamped blue lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear through. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages are clean (slight browning). Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front pastedown. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Betty Noel with 'Best Wishes' from Bernie Blumhagen, Trick and Fancy Riding." Illustrated with glossy black and white photographs. 174 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Photo of author on his horse and brief bio on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author was one of the U.S.A.'s greatest trick riders. Born in 1932 in Mandan, North Dakota, his colorful career took him from the famed Cheyenne Frontier Days through all of Latin America. This book is one of the only of its kind on the subject of trick riding, was written with the aspirant trick rider in mind. 024800

Price: 50.00 USD
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Riding: A Manual of Horsemanship for Beginners, Boniface, J. J.
17 Riding: A Manual of Horsemanship for Beginners
Boniface, J. J.
New York A.S. Barnes 1940 Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket 
Clean book in original unclipped jacket. Clean tan cloth boards with dark brown 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. 86 pp. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean jacket is not price clipped (1.00 on front inside flap), has small edge and corner chips, short closed edge tears, a few small edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019812

Price: 12.00 USD
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Sir Noble The Police Horse, Bonner, Mary Graham
18 Sir Noble The Police Horse
Bonner, Mary Graham
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1940 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean brown cloth boards with darker brown lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (slight browning to edges); no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. 66 pages. Scarce children's book - the story of a New York City police horse from his colthood through his training, work and retirement. 021772

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Emperor's White Horses, Bowen, Vernon
19 The Emperor's White Horses
Bowen, Vernon
New York David McKay Company 1956 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Hans Kreis, Illustrator 
First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean rose brown cloth boards with small mare and colt illustration on cover, black lettering and small decoration on spine. No fading, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by Hans Kreis. 148 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), no chips, two very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Into the war-torn city of Vienna in 1945 comes young Franz Hofer of the Tyrol, on an almost hopeless search for his parents, seized by Hitler's secret police. Here he finds his cousin Willi -- and an amazing adventure. For Willi is a stableboy at the renowned Spanish Riding School, last center of the art of classical riding; and when Franz too is hired as a stableboy, he becomes involved in the fate of the eighty beautiful Lipizzan stallions: Emperor Franz Josef's white horses, whose blood lines trace back to the time of Caesar. 025481

Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Riding High
Brooks, Emily
Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A. Poseidon Press 1989 0-671-64922-1 / 9780671649227 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean blue boards with yellow-gold cloth spine, metallic lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 400 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one small closed edge tear at top rear panel near spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 010246

Price: 15.00 USD
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