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61 The Rider's Handbook
Gordon, Sally
G. P. Putnam's 1980 399-12556-6 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright (faint remainder mark on bottom page edges). No names, writing or bookplates. 224 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket has small price clip, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A complete guide to horses and horsemanship for all styles of riding from beginners to advanced. 8 x 10". Horses. 009122

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The Rider's Handbook - A Step-by-Step Beginners Course, Gordon, Sally
62 The Rider's Handbook - A Step-by-Step Beginners Course
Gordon, Sally
London New Burlington Books 1987 0906286468 / 9780906286463 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean bright dust jacket. Very clean brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Thoroughly lllustrated with photographs and drawings. 224 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unworn, no chipping or tears, small price clip to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A completely practical handbook, purpose-planned to teach the skills of riding to horse enthusiasts of all ages and levels of experience. Clear, authoritative text is supported by hundreds of photographs and specially-commissioned illustrations. 026278

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The Young Rider, Gorse, Golden
63 The Young Rider
Gorse, Golden
London Country Life Ltd. 1952 Fourth Edition (revised) Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean orange cloth boards with gold 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. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 200 pgs. Clean dustjacket (hint of faintest soiling to rear panel) is not price clipped, unchipped, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "The best of all books for young riders andthose who teach them to ride well and love their horses." Clean solid book, and the best of its kind. 8-1/2 x 10". Horses. 013870

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Hosses An Anthology of Short Stories, Gray, Charles Wright
64 Hosses An Anthology of Short Stories
Gray, Charles Wright
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1927 First Hardcover Very Good no dustjacket 
First Edition, with "Printed, September, 1927" on copyright page. Light green ribbed cloth boards with small color paste-on of polo pony on front cover (clean & unchipped), gold lettering on spine. Light soiling to boards (some darkening to spine, front fore edge and rear board). No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean red top-stained page edges. Clean illustrated endpapers; previous owner birthday greeting postcard attached to back of front free endpaper. 382 pgs. A book of great stories about horses, by authors such as John Biggs, Jr., Zane Grey, Alfred Ollivant, Ernest Thompson Seton, George Agnew Chamberlain and more. 017490

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65 Hosses: A Collection of Best Stories About Them
Gray, Charles Wright
Garden City Star Books 1927 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with green lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated endpapers, with small previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 382 pgs. Clean dustjacket has slight chipping at top of spine, a few small closed edge tears at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Horses. 010545

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Challenger, Gray, Patsey
66 Challenger
Gray, Patsey
New York Coward McCann 1959 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Beautiful first edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black horse head and crisp back lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (brief neatly penned previous owner inscription on front free endpaper, tasteful custom-printed bookplate on front fixed endpaper). Lovely illustrations by Sam Savitt. 217 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce, collectible quality first edition. 026998

Price: 120.00 USD
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67 The Fun of Raising a Colt
Griffith, Frank B. And Rubye Mae Griffith
A.S. Barnes & Co. 1970 498-07509-5 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Beige cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, binding is tight & square. No names or writing inside. 173 pgs. illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has light edgewear but no chips or tears. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Horses. 006021

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Cricket - The Story of A Little Circus Pony, Hader, Berta and Elmer
68 Cricket - The Story of A Little Circus Pony
Hader, Berta and Elmer
New York Macmillan 1938 First Hardcover Near Fine Fair to Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (published October, 1938), in original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with clean, unworn illustrated paper title label on cover, crisp black lettering on spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by the authors. 160 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), slightly age-toned, with lots of edge chipping and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027001

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69 Grooming Your Horse
Haley, Neale
A. S. Barnes 1974 0-498-01280-8 / 9780498012808 Hard Cover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Clean ivory cloth boards with green lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name on front free endpaper. 197 pgs. illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight superficial rubbing, slight chipping at spine edges, 1-1/2" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Grooming, bathing, hoof care, braiding the mane and tail, clipping, preparing for horse shows. 8vo. Horses. 010110

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Teach Yourself To Ride, Haley, Neale
70 Teach Yourself To Ride
Haley, Neale
New York A. S. Barnes 1974 0498012719 / 9780498012716 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean golden brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine, in original unclipped jacket. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 248 pp. with index. Well illustrated with photographs. Jacket is quite clean ( a few faint small spots), unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book designed for every rider, with an eye to improving your horsemanship. 019116

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Horse Owner's Concise Guide, Hanauer, Elsie V.
71 The Horse Owner's Concise Guide
Hanauer, Elsie V.
South Brunswick and New York A. S. Barnes 1969 498-06970-2 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Illustrated 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Tan cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or surface wear. Light foxing to spine edges and some small black soiling along bottom edge from old style mylar cover. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Some foxing to gutters of endpapers. Pages are very clean and bright; no writing or marks. 102 pgs. with glossary and breed registry locations. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped. Minor wear to top spine edge, a few tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 6" x 8-1/2". Horses. 014587

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The Horse Owners Concise Guide, Hanauer, Elsie V.
72 The Horse Owners Concise Guide
Hanauer, Elsie V.
New Jersey A.S.Barnes & Co. 1969 498-06970-2 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Hanauer, Elsie V. 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Very light soiling to boards (a few small faint water spots). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Thoroughly illustrated with detailed drawings. An excellent, concise guide to the care and handling of a horse. 102 pgs. Clean dustjacket with author's photo on rear has two small closed edge tears, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007136

Price: 15.00 USD
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Better Horsemanship, Hance, Lt. Col. J. E.
73 Better Horsemanship
Hance, Lt. Col. J. E.
London Country Life 1948 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, in original unclipped dustjacket. Brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. Boards are clean and unfaded, with a few small faint spots to spine. Publisher's crease to cloth on front board. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner inscription dated 1953 neatly penned on front free endpaper. 80 pp. with index. Liberally illustrated with black and white photographs. Dustjacket is clean, not price clipped (fifteen shillings on front inside flap), has small chips at corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A supreme horseman shares his knowledge, stressing the importance of understanding the horse's mental outlook, wit hsound advice on clothes, deportment in the hunting field, procedure in the show ring, difficult horses, and the choice of tack. 020510

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Jackknife John, Hanes, Frank Borden
74 Jackknife John
Hanes, Frank Borden
San Antonio, TX The Naylor Company 1964 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition in original dust jacket, signed by the author. Very clean yellow cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear, one tiny (under 1/16") closed tear at top of spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Tiny red number "34" at top corner of front free endpaper. SIGNED by author on front free endpaper. 265 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very slight wear at spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of Quarter Horse Jackknife John, and the engrossing account of how he won the cutting competition at Fort Worth. 8vo. Horses. 011544

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75 Grooming to Win: How to Groom, Trim, Braid, and Prepare Your Horse for Show
Harris, Susan E.
New York Scribner's 1977 0-684-14859-5 / 9780684148595 Later Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 191 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The definitive guide to caring for and conditioning a horse--from the pasture to the show-ring--explains how to bathe, groom, clip; what tools to use, what to feed, and what methods of exercise keep the horse healthy and fit. 7-1/2 x 9-1/2". 014815

Price: 12.00 USD
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76 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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77 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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Veterinary Notes for Horse Owners - A Manual of Horse Medicine and Surgery, Hayes, M. Horace
78 Veterinary Notes for Horse Owners - A Manual of Horse Medicine and Surgery
Hayes, M. Horace
New York Arco Publishing Company 1968 Revised Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Third printing of the Fifteenth Revised Edition - The Standard Work for Over 80 Years - An illustrated manual of horse medicine and surgery in original dust jacket. Over 100 illustrations. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, endpapers are clean - no names, writing or marks. All pages and edges are clean and bright. 656 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, previous owner horse farm name neatly penned on upper margin of front panel, a scattering of faint water spots, slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scientific and clear-thinking approach to the diagnosis and treatment of injuries, ailments and diseases affecting horses - this book is one of the best of its kind. 028085

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Mounted Drill Team, Henry, John M.
79 The Mounted Drill Team
Henry, John M.
New York A. S. Barnes 1954 First 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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Album of Horses, Henry, Marguerite
80 Album of Horses
Henry, Marguerite
Rand McNally & Company 1962 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Wesley Dennis, Illustrator 
Later printing in beautiful clean dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards with brown lettering, three brown horse head illustrations on cover, brown lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean beautifully illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper and on half-title page. Gorgeous full color illustrations by Wesley Dennis, in addition to black and white drawings. 113 pages. Dust jacket is clean and bright, has slight edge wear and a few tiny edge chips and very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Classic book about many different breeds of horses by the Newbery Medal winning author, Marguerite Henry. 026146

Price: 30.00 USD
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