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Black Gold, Henry, Marguerite
81 Black Gold
Henry, Marguerite
Chicago Rand McNally 1957 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Wesley Dennis, Illustrator 
First Edition, with "Edition of 1957" and "A" on copyright page. Very clean unfaded black boards with yellow lettering and horse head illustration on cover, yellow letterin onk spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean color illustrated endpapers (very small pen squiggle on front pastedown). No names, writing or bookplates. Beautifully illustrated by Wesley Dennis. 175 pages. 025427

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Family Horse, Herman, Pauline W.
82 The Family Horse
Herman, Pauline W.
Princeton, NJ Van Nostrand 1959 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold illustration on cover, gold 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. 130 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs by Richards Ford. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has hint of light soiling, unchipped, with a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book tells how a mother and daughter take complete care oftheir horses. Explains the equipment required, the manner in which ordinarily heavy tasks can be suited to a woman's strength, the proper stable arrangements, grooming, feeding--everything one needs to know to have a healthy, happy horse, and do it all yourself. A fully illustrated handbook. 018473

Price: 15.00 USD
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Seabiscuit: An American Legend, Hillenbrand, Laura
83 Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Hillenbrand, Laura
New York Random House 2001 0375502912 / 9780375502910 First Hardback Very Good minus Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with all correct first edition points. Clean charcoal paper covered boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. 1/4" spot of wear-through at bottom of lower corner tip. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 399 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (24.95/37.95 on front inside flap),. wear to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023041

Price: 40.00 USD
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Seabiscuit: An American Legend, Hillenbrand, Laura
84 Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Hillenbrand, Laura
New York Random House 2006 0375502912 / 9780375502910 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing with all correct first edition points in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with black cloth spine, bright stamped gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 399 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Collectible quality first edition. 024935

Price: 200.00 USD
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Seabiscuit: An American Legend, Hillenbrand, Laura
85 Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Hillenbrand, Laura
New York Random House 2001 0375502912 / 9780375502910 First Hardback Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with correct number line on copyright page and all correct points for first printing. In clean original unclipped jacket. Clean black boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 399 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (USA 24.95 /Canada 37.95). No chips, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Lovely and clean collectible quality first edition. Greatest American horse racing story ever written, carefully researched by the author. Made into a motion picture (2003) which was nominated for seven Oscars. 021987

Price: 250.00 USD
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86 The Rider's Treasury
Hinton, Phyllis
New York Arco Publishing Co. 1974 First Soft Cover Very Good 
Large softcover book is clean, binding is tight, no chipping, tears or curling. Very slight edge wear. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 356 pgs. Articles on all phases of horses and horsemanship--from an Irish horse fair to a dude ranch in Wyoming. Large 8vo. Horses. 010022

Price: 10.00 USD
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87 Steeplechasing
Hislop, John
London Hutchinson & Co. 1954 Second Printing Hard Cover Good No Dustjacket Jacket John Skeaping, Illustrator 
Green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Light soiling to boards. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with some foxing to outside page edges, front endpapers and contents pages. Illustrated with drawings in color and black and white by John Skeaping. 256 pgs. Very informative book with chapters on the origin & development of steeplechasing, riding good and bad jumpers, seat and hands, seat over a fence, the start, equipment, keeping fit, tactics, use and abuse of the whip, breeding of jumpers, training, courses and more. 8vo. Horses. 009113

Price: 12.00 USD
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Our American Horse, Hogner, Dorothy Child
88 Our American Horse
Hogner, Dorothy Child
Edinburgh/New York Thomas Nelson & Sons 1944 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket Nils Hogner, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with silver decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 114 pgs. with index. Beautifully illustrated. Bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight soiling on rear panel, very slight edge wear, very small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 010516

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Nosy Colt, Hogner, Nils
89 The Nosy Colt
Hogner, Nils
New York Henry Z Walck Inc 1973 0809812045 / 9780809812042 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Richard Lebenson, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Very clean rust brown cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by Richard Lebenson. 30 pages + an "About the Author" page. Clean dust jacket has a few short closed tears at spine ends, price still intact on inside front flap 4.95. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. During a day of adventure Nosy, the colt, finds out about ants, geese, hornets, skunks, and friends. 025028

Price: 25.00 USD
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90 Adventures at Friendly Farm
How, R. W.
New York Coward McCann 1952 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket John Moment, Illustrator 
Clean solid ex-library with clean pages and edges, library markings on endpapers. 218 pgs. with illustrations by John Moment. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Slight wear to board edges. Clean bright dustjacket has very small chip at top corner of spine, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Brian and his sister Patsy spend a long summer vacation with a special horse named Jim, who disappears mysteriously. 012517

Price: 15.00 USD
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Ponies and Riders, Hurst, Mrs. Victor
91 Ponies and Riders
Hurst, Mrs. Victor
London Collins 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Very clean unfaded dark green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner inscription (1948) on front free endpaper. No other marks. 256 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has small edge chips, light creasing and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A wonderful work on riding and horsemanship written primarily for young people with the idea of helping novice owners and riders. Information on riding to hounds, jumping, horse shows, hunter trials, gymkhanas, riding tours and camps, and more. 015663

Price: 18.00 USD
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Foal to Five Years, Hyland, Ann
92 Foal to Five Years
Hyland, Ann
New York Arco Publishing 1982 0668049529 / 9780668049528 Later printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean hardcover book and dust jacket. Size approx. 8-1/2" x 11". Clean brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with color and black & white photographs. 136 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful book dealing with raising and training a horse from a newborn foal to a five-year-old, starting its specialized training. 027158

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Kentucky Derby - How the Run for the Roses Became America's Premier Sporting Event, James C Nicholson
93 The Kentucky Derby - How the Run for the Roses Became America's Premier Sporting Event
James C Nicholson
Lexington, Kentucky The University Press Of Kentucky 2012 0813135761 / 9780813135762 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
As new condition First Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Foreword by Chris McCarron. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 274 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025961

Price: 30.00 USD
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Flint Spears - Cowboy Rodeo Contestant, James, Will
94 Flint Spears - Cowboy Rodeo Contestant
James, Will
Cleveland World Publishing 1951 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Will James, Illustrator 
Second Printing, September, 1951 on copyright page, in unclipped illustrated dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with brown author name on lower right corner of cover, brown lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front paste-down, neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. Circular blind-stamped embossment on front and rear endpaper, front inside dust jacket flap. Illustrated by the author. 269 pages. Color illustrated jacket is quite clean, has clear tape reinforcement at corners, no tears, or chips, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025216

Price: 16.00 USD
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Scorpion - A Good Bad Horse, James, Will
95 Scorpion - A Good Bad Horse
James, Will
New York Charles Scribner 1936 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean orange cloth boards (very tiny pale white spot near bottom edge of front cover). Black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. "A" present on copyright page. Illustrated by the author. 312 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), tiny corner chips, a few faint water marks to corners and top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of an outlaw rider and an outlaw horse, and how they did each other good. 022276

Price: 250.00 USD
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The Coach Horse: Servant with Style, Jepsen, Stanley M.
96 The Coach Horse: Servant with Style
Jepsen, Stanley M.
London Thomas Yoseloff Ltd. 1977 0-498-01789-3 / 9780498017896 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with 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. 133 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs in color & black and white. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny bit of wear at spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 012532

Price: 15.00 USD
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Practical Western Training, Jones, Dave
97 Practical Western Training
Jones, Dave
New York Van Nostrand Reinhold 1968 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Second printing in clean original dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with many photographs. 176 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, two tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A top professional trainer explains his methods, from starting colts and developing roping, reining and cutting horses to retraining spoiled horses and smoothing out the rough ones. 027499

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Principles of Teaching Riding: Official Manual of the Association of British Riding Schools, Karen Bush; Julian Marczak
98 The Principles of Teaching Riding: Official Manual of the Association of British Riding Schools
Karen Bush; Julian Marczak
United Kingdom David & Charles Publishers 2001 071531095X / 9780715310953 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in as new condition in clean bright dust jacket. Clean glossy color illustrated boards. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with full color photographs, diagrams. 128 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderfully clear and concise book on teaching riding and running a riding school, from horses and equipment to instruction and public relations. 027466

Price: 25.00 USD
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Cloud - Wild Stallion of the Rockies, Kathrens, Ginger
99 Cloud - Wild Stallion of the Rockies
Kathrens, Ginger
Irvine, California BowTie Press 2001 1889540706 / 9781889540702 First Hardcover 
First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean bright unchipped dust jacket. Large book (size approx. 9-1/2" x 11-1/2"). Very clean color illustrated glossy boards. No bumping, fading or wear - as new condition. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs. 160 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (24.95/34.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no wear, no tears. A companion book to the program seen on public television's NATURE series. 025390

Price: 20.00 USD
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Manual of Riding Safety, Kauffman, Sandra
100 Manual of Riding Safety
Kauffman, Sandra
New York - London Clarkson N. Potter, Inc. 1978 0-517-53293-X / 9780517532935 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket Werner Rentsch 
Very clean black boards with green cloth spine, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are bright. No names or bookplates inside. Illustrated with photographs by walter Bredel, drawings by Werner Rentsch. 152 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Gift Quality 8vo. Horses. 004378

Price: 10.00 USD
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