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41 Palomino and Other Horses
Dennis, Wesley (Editor and Illustrator)
Cleveland / New York World Publishing 1950 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Wesley Dennis, Illustrator 
Very clean brown cloth boards with small illustration and gold lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper, name neatly penned at top of front free endpaper. 249 pp. Illustrations by Wesley Dennis. Jacket is quite clean, not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears, very slight wear to corners and front flap edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A treasury of great horse stories, edited and with an Introduction and Illustrations by Wesley Dennis. 019306

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Jump Your Horse Right, Devereux, Jr., Frederick L.
42 Jump Your Horse Right
Devereux, Jr., Frederick L.
New York Dodd, Mead & Co. 1978 0-396-07611-4 / 9780396076117 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright; clean endpapers with no writing or marks. 106 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has 1-1/4" closed tear at top front center edge. Tiny chip at top spine corner, slight wear at base of spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Horses. 014209

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43 Know About Horses: A Ready Reference Guide to Horses, Horse People and Horse Sports
Disston, Harry
New York Devin-Adair Co. 1961 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket Jean Bowman, Illustrator 
Red cloth boards with gold snaffle bit on cover, gold lettering on spine. Some fading to top of spine and board edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 216 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings by Jean Bowman. Clean dustjacket has edge chipping and closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Horses. 011077

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Know About Horses: A Ready Reference Guide to Horses, Horse People and Horse Sports, Disston, Harry
44 Know About Horses: A Ready Reference Guide to Horses, Horse People and Horse Sports
Disston, Harry
New York Bramhall House 1959 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket Jean Bowman, Illustrator 
Very clean gold cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrations throughout by Jean Bowman, dustjacket design by Paul Brown. 216 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket has small closed edge tears, small chip at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Horses. 011876

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45 Saratoga Backtalk
Dobyns, Stephen
New York/ London W. W. Norton 1994 0-393-03659-6 / 9780393036596 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean Beige boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 221 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A Charlie Bradshaw mystery. 010747

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War Horse, Downey, Fairfax
46 War Horse
Downey, Fairfax
New York Dodd Mead 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Fifth printing of the First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean golden brown cloth boards with dark brown horse head illustration on cover by Paul Brown. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful drawings by Paul Brown. 236 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), very slight edge wear with a few short closed edge tears, slight fading to red background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022738

Price: 65.00 USD
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The Race for the Triple Crown: Horses, High Stakes & Eternal Hope, Drape, Joe
47 The Race for the Triple Crown: Horses, High Stakes & Eternal Hope
Drape, Joe
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 2001 0-87113-785-2 / 9780871137852 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean original dust jacket. Clean black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 261 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Award-winning New York Times sportswriter Joe Drape sweeps the reader into the rush of the horse-racing season, giving a step-by-step look at the Triple Crown races and a no-holds-barred view of the sport's most illustrious participants. 015608

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Hunt with the Hounds, Eberhart, Mignon G.
48 Hunt with the Hounds
Eberhart, Mignon G.
New York Random House 1950 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (stated "First Printing" on copyright page). Very clean brown cloth boards with small circular decoration on cover, black title box on spine. No bumping, shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/16"). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers, no names, writing or bookplates. Faint ink-stamp marking to top and bottom page edges (bookstore marking - "Grell's"). 247 pgs. Bright color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), hint of slightest edge wear and very tiny chips at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Terror, romance and intrigue set in the fox-hunting country of Virginia. 017105

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Paddock Personalities: Being Thirty Years of Turf Memories, Fairfax-Blakeborough, J.
49 Paddock Personalities: Being Thirty Years of Turf Memories
Fairfax-Blakeborough, J.
London Hutchinson & Co. no date listed Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (hint of foxing to title page, hint of dust speckling to page edges); clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 288 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, has one very short closed edge tear at top panel's rear edge, hint of fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The author (who wrote at least a dozen "turf" novels and many books on horse racing, deals in an intimate, engaging way with all the prominent Turf-personalities with whom he came in contact during his career in connection with racing both behind the scenes and as a Turf official. 013838

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The Black Stallion and Satan, Farley, Walter
50 The Black Stallion and Satan
Farley, Walter
New York Random House 1949 Ninth Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket Milton Menasco, Illustrator 
Ninth printing of the first edition in original dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with black illustration of racing horse on cover, black lettering and horizontal line decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with exception of very narrow black line along first few bottom page edges from old style black bordered mylar cover. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 208 pgs. with illustrations by Milton Menasco. Exceptionally clean, bright color illustrated dustjacket, unchipped, no tears, with soft vertical crease to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A really nice clean and solid book and dustjacket. 5-3/4" x 8-1/4". 016956

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The Black Stallion's Filly, Farley, Walter
51 The Black Stallion's Filly
Farley, Walter
New York Random House 1952 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Milton Menasco, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped jacket. Very clean reddish brown cloth boards with black lettering and horse decoration on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Milton Menasco. 309 pages. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (correct 200/200 identification for first edition in upper corner of front inside flap); unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023044

Price: 95.00 USD
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The Blood Bay Colt, Farley, Walter
52 The Blood Bay Colt
Farley, Walter
New York Random House 1950 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Milton Menasco, Illustrator 
Clean red cloth boards with white lettering on cover and spine, illustration of horse in blue box on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with slight browning to endpapers. 307 pgs. Dustjacket is unfaded, has small shallow edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 013548

Price: 35.00 USD
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City Riders - A Story of Riding and Friendship, Fineberg, Roberta
53 City Riders - A Story of Riding and Friendship
Fineberg, Roberta
New York Howell Book House 1997 0-87605-728-8 / 9780876057285 First Hardbound Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
99 pgs. Nr Fine in Nr Fine DJ - new mylar cover Very clean, crisp book with no names or writing inside. Clean bright dustjacket, unchipped, not price clipped. 7-3/4" x 9-1/2". Horses. 002300

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The Harness Makers' Illustrated Manual, Fitz-Gerald, W. N.
54 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

Price: 45.00 USD
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Thoroughbreds, Fraser, W. A.
55 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
56 Jumping: Learning and Teaching
Froissard, Jean
South Brunswick and New York A.S. Barnes & Co. 1971 0-498-06830-7 / 9780498068300 First 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
57 Jumping: Learning and Teaching
Froissard, Jean
South Brunswick/New York A. S. Barnes 1971 0-498-06830-7 / 9780498068300 First 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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Horses of the World, Goodall, Daphne Machin
58 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

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Successful Show Jumping, Goodall, Daphne Machin
59 Successful Show Jumping
Goodall, Daphne Machin
New York A. S. Barnes 1964 First 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

Price: 12.00 USD
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Legends Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares (Volume II), Goodhue, Jim; Livingston, Phil; Close, Pat; Simmons, Diane C.; Holmes, Frank
60 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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