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Fury - Stallion of Broken Wheel Ranch, Miller, Albert G.
121 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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Winning Your Spurs, Moore, Elaine T.
122 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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123 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

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The Perfect Horse, Murray, William H. H.
124 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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125 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
126 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

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127 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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Olympic Vet, O'Dea, Joseph C. (with forward By William Steinkraus)
128 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)
129 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
130 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

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Thunderhead, O'Hara, Mary
131 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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132 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

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Charley the Horse, Palazzo, Tony
133 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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The Horse Owner's Preventive Maintenance Handbook, Pascoe, Elaine
134 The Horse Owner's Preventive Maintenance Handbook
Pascoe, Elaine
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1986 0-684-18400-1 / 9780684184005 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Illustrated 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean rust orange/brown boards with gilt lettering on green cloth spine. Small illustration of horse blind stamped on front cover. No surface wear or bumping. Binding is tight and square. Pages, edges and endpapers are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. 216 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings. Clean, bright dustjacket is not price clipped, no creases, chips or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. How physical and psychological stress affects your horse and how you can minimize stress to keep your horse sound. 014877

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America's Long Distance Challenge: The Complete Guide to the Sport of Endurance and Competitive Riding, Paulo, Karen
135 America's Long Distance Challenge: The Complete Guide to the Sport of Endurance and Competitive Riding
Paulo, Karen
New York E. P. Dutton/Trafalgar Square Publishing 1990 0-525-24845-5 / 9780525248453 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with First Edition statement and full number line on copyright page. Very clen gold boards with clean beige cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, with previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 166 pgs. with index. Illustrated with many black and white photographs. 8" x 9-1/2". 016408

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The Equine Veterinary Manual, Pavord, Tony and Fisher, Rod
136 The Equine Veterinary Manual
Pavord, Tony and Fisher, Rod
New York, New York, U.S.A. Howell Book House 1987 0-87605-863-2 / 9780876058633 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Illustrated 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or surface wear. Binding is tight and square. Pages, edges and endpapers are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. With illustrations, photographs, charts and diagrams. 172 pgs. with index. Clean, bright dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, tears, or creasing. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 014886

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The Wind's in the West, Porter, Ella Williams
137 The Wind's in the West
Porter, Ella Williams
New York Macmillan 1950 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards with brown lettering and illustration of girl on horseback on cover, brown lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 163 pages. Clean bright illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny closed edge tears. Jacket and endpapers illustrated by Ruth King. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a sixteen-year-old girl's summer on an Arizona ranch - written for young people ages 12-16. Collectible quality. 025009

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138 How to Enjoy Your Quarter Horse
Porter, Willard H.
Wilshire Book Co. 1973 0-498-01215-8 / 9780498012150 Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Clean softcover book. No creasing, curling or chipping. Pages are clean, no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 200 pgs. with index. Selecting a Quarter Horse, training, roping, showing, reining, polo, and more. 010016

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The American Quarter Horse, Price, Steven D.
139 The American Quarter Horse
Price, Steven D.
New York The Lyons Press 1999 155821643X / 9781558216433 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean purple boards with clean white cloth spine, purple lettering on spine. Spot of wear at rear base of spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 308 pages with index. Clean jacket is not price clipped (35.00 on front inside flap), no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023226

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Basic Horsemanship - A Complete Guide for Riders and Instructors, Prince, Eleanor and Gaydell M. Collier
140 Basic Horsemanship - A Complete Guide for Riders and Instructors
Prince, Eleanor and Gaydell M. Collier
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1974 0385065876 / 9780385065870 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Light wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean blue endpapers (blind-stamped circular previous owner insignia on lower front free endpaper). 353 pp. with index. Foreword by William Steinkraus, preface by Richard A. Beck. Well illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (8.95 on front inside flap), very shallow edge chipping at top and bottom spine edges (1/8"), tiny v-shaped chip at top rear panel edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Fundamental techniques of riding for both English and Western riders, set forth in a step-by-step guide for riders and instructors. Jumping, showing, trail riding, and elementary levels of dressage are included. Practical information on care and feeding, grooming, equipment and traveling. 019025

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