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The Big Horse, McGinnis, Joe
121 The Big Horse
McGinnis, Joe
New York Simon & Schuster 2004 0-7432-6079-1 / 9780743260794 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean beige boards with brown spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, hint of slightest wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 263 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. True story of P.G. Johnson, a long-time horse trainer (60 years) who finally finds the race horse with the potential to bring fame and fortune. 8vo. Horse Racing. 016493

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The Art of Riding: Concise Handbook for Beginners and Advanced Horsemen, McTaggart, Lt. Col. M. F.
122 The Art of Riding: Concise Handbook for Beginners and Advanced Horsemen
McTaggart, Lt. Col. M. F.
New York Bonanza Books 1963 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean gold cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 127 pgs. illustrated with drawings and photographs. Clean unchipped dustjacket enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Horses. 007722

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The Dutch Colt, Meigs, Cornelia
123 The Dutch Colt
Meigs, Cornelia
New York Macmillan 1952 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated "First Printing" in clean original dust jacket. Clean blue-green cloth boards with black illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small, neat previous owner return address ink-stamped on front free endpaper. Illustrated by George and Doris Hauman. 136 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has a few tiny edge nicks and very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Recommended for children ages 8 to 12 years. Story of two children and a horse, set in an interesting historical background (in Pennsylvania during the time of William Penn). 023427

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Dark Horses and Black Beauties - Animals, Women, A Passion, Melissa Holbrook. Pierson
124 Dark Horses and Black Beauties - Animals, Women, A Passion
Melissa Holbrook. Pierson
New York W. W. Norton & Company 2000 0393049477 / 9780393049473 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, with full number line (first printing) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue boards with clean black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 254 pp. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025410

Price: 18.00 USD
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War Horse, Michael Morpurgo
125 War Horse
Michael Morpurgo
New York Scholastic Press 2007 0439796636 / 9780439796637 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
For the collector - a beautiful copy of the first American Edition along with the Uncorrected Proof! First American Edition in clean original dust jacket - PLUS - a clean bright copy of the softcover Uncorrected Proof. Both copies clean, no wear, no fading, no tears, unmarked. Dust jacket will be protected in clear archival quality mylar cover. This book was the basis of the long-running and highly successful theatrical production of the same name, and the movie (2011, Dreamworks). Albert and his beloved horse, Joey, live on a farm in the British countryside. At the outbreak of World War I, Albert and Joey are forcibly parted when Albert's father sells the horse to the British cavalry. 023468

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Fury - Stallion of Broken Wheel Ranch, Miller, Albert G.
126 Fury - Stallion of Broken Wheel Ranch
Miller, Albert G.
Philadelphia / Toronto John C. Winston Company 1959 First Hardcover Good no dust jacket James W. Schucker, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition. Red cloth boards with rearing black horse on cover, black lettering on spine. Some moderate soiling. Small spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean with slight browning to endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 2" closed tear to blank endpaper at rear of book. Illustrated by James W. Schucker. 177 pages, including note at end about the NBC-TV television series "Fury" and the real horse who played him. 026599

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Training Workhorses / Training Teamsters, Miller, Lynn R.
127 Training Workhorses / Training Teamsters
Miller, Lynn R.
Small Farmer's Journal 2001 1885210000 / 9781885210005 First Paperback Near Fine 
Very clean large paperback (size is approx. 8-1/2" x 11"). No chipping, creasing or fading. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs by Kristi Gilman-Miller, and with many drawings. 349 pages with index. Everything you need to know to train and manage workhorses happily and well! 028269

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Winning Your Spurs, Moore, Elaine T.
128 Winning Your Spurs
Moore, Elaine T.
New York Bramhall House 1954 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Paul Brown, Illustrator 
Later printing in original dust jacket (illustrations in book and on jacket by Paul Brown). Very clean yellow cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. illustrated with drawings by legendary Paul Brown. 124 pages with index. Approx. size is 9" x 11". Clean dust jacket has a few edge nicks and short closed edge tears - nice photo of author going over a fence with a jumper on rear panel - enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025222

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129 Wild Stallion
Murphy, Bud
New York/Cleveland World Publishing Co. 1952 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Very clean rust color cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Brief P/O inscription on front free endpaper. Pages are clean. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, has long closed tear along spine, tiny chips at top corners of spine. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Horses. 005556

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Perfect Horse, Murray, William H. H.
130 The Perfect Horse
Murray, William H. H.
New York Vantage Press 1966 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Revised edition in illustrated dustjacket. Clean green cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 342 pages. Clean dustjacket with wrap-around illustration has clear tape reinforcement at top and bottom spine edges and one corner, light rubbing and surface nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This famous book was first printed in 1873 (first edition is quite rare). Here it is in its entirety, with a preface by W. Robert Morgan, and original introduction by Henry Ward Beecher. A vast knowledge on the Morgan horse; breeding, handling, training and showing -- from a 19th century expert on the subject. 021570

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131 Horses in Disease and Health
Naviaux, James L., D.V.M.
New York Arco Publishing Co. 1974 0-668-03312-6 / 9780668033121 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with blue lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 256 pgs. with index and bibliography. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Thorough coverage of health care for horses--breeding, feeding, grooming, foaling, first aid and more. 010023

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Patients and Ponies, Nierman, M. Murray
132 Patients and Ponies
Nierman, M. Murray
New York Random House 1960 First Hardcover Near Fine very good Jacket 
Very clean rust brown cloth boards with small silver illustration on cover, bright 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. 173 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow edge chipping at top spine edge, hint of soiling to spine, a few closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Humorous tale of a doctor who becomes one-third owner of a Kentucky yearling and his ensuing life among the horse racing set. 018296

Price: 12.00 USD
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133 Your Western Horse: His Ways and His Rider
Nye, Nelson C.
New York A. S. Barnes 1968 Third Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 147 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket has some browning to spine, closed tear at spine, small ink mark on back panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Information on the Chickasaw and Mustang, evolution of the cow horse, types of Western horse, life on a working cow ranch, cowboy equipment, riding and handling, rodeo, trail riding, western horse shows, and more. 8 x 10". Horses. 010027

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Pamela and the Blue Mare, O'Connell, Alice L.
134 Pamela and the Blue Mare
O'Connell, Alice L.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1953 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Paul Brown, Illustrator 
Later printing (1953) of the first edition in clean original dust jacket. Very clean unfaded red cloth boards with illustration of girl on horse on cover, small horse head illustration along with title on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. All pages are clean, with some foxing to endpapers only; a little dust speckling to text block edges. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with drawings by the legendary Paul Brown. 217 pages. Clean bright dust jacket (color illustrated by Paul Brown) has very slight edge wear, a few tiny closed edge tears. Fading to background of spine, but lettering and small illustration still crisp. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A very scarce book, particularly in its dust jacket. 028277

Price: 300.00 USD
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Olympic Vet, O'Dea, Joseph C. (with forward By William Steinkraus)
135 Olympic Vet
O'Dea, Joseph C. (with forward By William Steinkraus)
Geneseo, NY The Castlerea Press 1996 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Very clean dark blue cloth boards with gold olympic rings on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 312 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Horses. 009019

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Olympic Vet, O'Dea, Joseph C., D.V.M. (foreword By William Steinkraus)
136 Olympic Vet
O'Dea, Joseph C., D.V.M. (foreword By William Steinkraus)
Geneseo, NY The Castlerea Press 1996 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean dark blue cloth boards with gold Olympic rings on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper; no other marks. 312 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has one very short closed edge tear(1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Dr. O'Dea leaves no grey areas in his view of sport--all sport-as the pursuit of excellence. As he sees it, sport is not an adversarial confrontation. Luck and extrinsic factors often influence the outcome but on the mean it is the triumph of excellence which wins the gold. 013908

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My Friend Flicka;Thunderhead (two volumes in slipcase), O'Hara, Mary
137 My Friend Flicka;Thunderhead (two volumes in slipcase)
O'Hara, Mary
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1943 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Two clean books in clean uncracked slipcase. Green cloth boards with gold lettering on covers and spines, red title boxes on spines. Small faint white spot on upper spine of Thunderhead, otherwise cloth covers are very clean, no bumping, no wear. Bindings are tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Previous owner name and date neatly penned at top edge of front paste down of each volume. No other marks. Illustrated by John Steuart Curry. 285 pages and 353 pages. Clean and sturdy beige slipcase has two small spots of edge wear, no cracking. A lovely set of two classic horse novels by the great Mary O'Hara. 028007

Price: 75.00 USD
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Thunderhead, O'Hara, Mary
138 Thunderhead
O'Hara, Mary
Philadelphia Lippincott 1943 Twelfth Impression Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Twelfth Impression (stated) in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear - binding is tight and square. Hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, no names, writing or marks. 320 pages. Color illustrated dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine ends. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025469

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139 The Thoroughbred World
Osman, Betty B.
New York The World Publishing Co. 1971 First Hard Cover Vey Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Orange cloth boards with blind stamped lettering on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. Very slight fading to edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean black endpapers. Illustrated with beautiful color & black and white photographs. 179 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8-1/2 x 10". 009335

Price: 18.00 USD
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Charley the Horse, Palazzo, Tony
140 Charley the Horse
Palazzo, Tony
London - New York - Toronto Abelard Schuman 1966 Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Illustrated By Author 
Very clean rust brown cloth boards with illustration and black lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Endpapers illustrated with horse showing all it's conformation points and a chart on how to recognize horses by color. Charming story about a milk delivery horse with illustrations throughout by the author. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 7-1/2 x 10". 013323

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