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Draft-Book of Centennial Carriages, Displayed in Philadelphia, at the International Exhibition of 1876

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Suffolk Museum and Carriage House: 1964

Seller ID: 2287654

Condition: Very Good


Title paper taped to front wrapper. 1964 Large Softcover. 123 pp. A collection of centennial carriages on display at the International Exhibition in Philadelphia during 1876. View more info

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The Comprehensive Guide to Equine Veterinary Medicine

By: Crabbe, Barb

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sterling: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261866

ISBN: 1402710534

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket has minor cut to front flap. 2007 Hard Cover. Horses are among the most complex creatures in the animal kingdom: so much can go wrong so quickly. And when it does, these delicate, injury prone beasts need swift treatment. Otherwise, a simple eating disorder might rapidly lead to death and a minor hoof injury to permanent lameness. To make things even more difficult, equine veterinary care is costly and insurance prohibitively expensive. That’s why any horse owner, as well as equine veterinarians and students of veterinary medicine, must have this ultimate resource on ha... View more info

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The Modern Horse Doctor: Containing Practical Observations on the Causes, Nature, and Treatment of Disease and Lameness in Horses. Embracing the Most Recent and Approved Methods, According to an Enlightened System of Veterinary Therapeutics, for the Preservation and Restoration of Health

By: Dadd, George H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: John P. Jewett and Company: 1854

Seller ID: 2287047

Condition: Fair


Three inches of spine missing along spine base, one-and-a-half inch tear along spine head, edges rubbed, pages lightly foxed. 1854 Hard Cover. 432 pp. With illustrations. The Modern Horse Doctor: Containing Practical Observations on the Causes, Nature, and Treatment of Disease and Lameness in Horses. Embracing the Most Recent and Approved Methods, According to an Enlightened System of Veterinary Therapeutics, for the Preservation and Restoration of Health. CONTENTS: Preliminary; Diseases of the Brain and Its Membranes; Diseases of the Respiratory Organs and Air Passages; Diseases of the Urinar... View more info

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Your Horse's Health: Lameness

By: Davis, Oliver C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: David and Charles: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261867

ISBN: 0715326430

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards faintly rubbed. 2007 Hard Cover. This is a thorough examination of all causes of the most common and frustrating problem faced by horse owners: lameness.Lameness is the primary cause for a horse to be out of action and unrideable. Its cause can be difficult to diagnose and the problem can drag on for weeks, months or even years if the treatment is wrong.All horses are occasionally lame, from the regularly ridden and competed horse, to the pony left in the field and only ridden at weekends. Its causes are diverse and many, ranging from a simple bruised sole to difficult to... View more info

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Crying with Cockroaches: Argentina to New York with Two Horses

By: Du Toit, Marianne

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Liendi Publishing: 2007

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201831

ISBN: 0955371406

Condition: Good


Signed by author without inscription. Wrappers rubbed, sticker adhesive to rear wrapper. 2007 Trade Paperback. 415 pp. Launched by the Irish Prime Minister, Bertie Ahern, this is an extraordinary travel/adventure tale. An undertaking against the odds. A journey considered by many as madness. Yet, South African born and ABC Person of the Week Marianne Du Toit was determined to follow her dream - adamant that with only two horses for company, she should explore the Americas, travelling from Argentina to New York City over 21 months. Limited equestrian experience, only one contact and an unknown ... View more info

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Portrait of a Sport: A History of Steeplechasing

By: Eliot, Elizabeth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276804

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed and inscribed to author's cousin: To cousin Joe with love from Cousin Liz. Elizabeth Eliot. Edges very lightly rubbed, a few very faint spots to top page ridge. 1957 Large Hardcover. xii, 141 pp. A steeplechase is a distance horse race in which competitors are required to jump diverse fence and ditch obstacles. Steeplechasing is primarily conducted in Ireland (where it originated), the United Kingdom, Canada, United States, Australia and France. The name is derived from early races in which orientation of the course was by reference to a church steeple, jumping fences and... View more info

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Sports of Colonial Williamsburg

By: Ewing, William C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Dietz Press: 1937

Seller ID: 2288332

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. A very nice copy. 1937 Hard Cover. 39 pp. Illustrated by photographs of the Virginia Court Season of 1935. CHAPTERS: Horse Racing; Knights of the Golden Horseshoe; Illuminations; Music; Games; The Theatre; Dancing. View more info

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The Black Stallion and Satan

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 1949

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 2287896

Condition: Near Fine


Ninth printing. Jacket edges lightly rubbed with a few minor chips, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1949 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 208 pp. Milton Menasco jacket art and illustrations. Alec Ramsay gets the chance to discover which of his two stallions--the Black or his son, Satan--is faster when Satan, the Black, and other famous horses, must race for their lives from a raging forest fire with only one witness to prove their speed. View more info

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The Black Stallion Revolts

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287897

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Quarter-inch tear along top edge of front jacket panel, rear jacket panel faintly foxed. 1953 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 305 pp.Howard Eldridge jacket art and illustrations. The Black Stallion, known as the Black or Shêtân, is the title character from author Walter Farley's bestselling series about the wild stallion and his young friend Alec Ramsay. The series chronicles the story of the prize stallion of an Arab sheik, although it is the later books that furnish the background story of the Black. View more info

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The Black Stallion's Courage

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287898

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top edge of front jacket panel creased, jacket edges lightly rubbed. Bookplate on front endpaper, ink name and date on front paste-down endpaper, ink name on title page. 1956 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 242 pp. The twelfth volume in Walter Farley's Black Stallion series. With Henry and Alec needing money to rebuild their barn, the black stallion comes out of retirement to run a match race against two of the greatest horses of all time. View more info

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The Horse Boy: A Father's Quest to Heal His Son

By: Isaacson, Rupert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2266440

ISBN: 0316008230

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Autographed Copy sticker on front wrapper. 2009 Hard Cover. x, 357 pp. When his son Rowan was diagnosed with autism, Rupert Isaacson was devastated, afraid he might never be able to communicate with his child. But when Isaacson, a lifelong horseman, rode their neighbor's horse with Rowan, Rowan improved immeasurably. He was struck with a crazy idea: why not take Rowan to Mongolia, the one place in the world where horses and shamanic healing intersected? THE HORSE BOY is the dramatic and heartwarming story of that impossible adventure. In Mon... View more info

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Valley Horses, Volume II [2]

By: Kelley, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sandres Newspapers: 1985

Seller ID: 2275138

Condition: Near Fine


Faint smudge on rear wrapper. 1985 Stapled Binding. 59 pp. A second book about and for those who love Fox Hunting in the Genesee Valley. View more info

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Valley Horses

By: Kelley, Michael Mike

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Livingston Republic, Inc.: 1975

Seller ID: 2275137

Condition: Very Good


Pencil mark on front wrapper, pencil scribbles on last page. 1975 Stapled Binding. 133 pp. A book about and for those who love Fox Hunting in the Genesee Valley. View more info

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Spirit of the Horse

By: Langrish, Bob

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2005

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261863

ISBN: 0760761531

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. An exceptional copy. 2005 Large Hardcover. Beautiful photographs and interesting information about horses from all around the world. View more info

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More than Courage (Real Life Stories) (Whitman, 1513)

By: Lawson, Patrick

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company: 1960

Seller ID: 2280212

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly toned. 1960 Hard Cover. 210 pp. Illustrated by Earl Sherwan. Real life stories of horses and dogs and people who have loved them. Ever since man chose the horse and dog as his helpers a few hundred centuries ago, he has been fretting over a baffling conundrum. Do these animal companions of ours think for themselves or are they dumb brutes, who follow only their instincts and our orders? View more info

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Horses and Hounds of the Genesee

By: Lederer, Bertha; O'Dea, Joseph C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: State University College of Arts and Science: 1973

Seller ID: 2275132

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1973 Soft Cover. 80 pp. A collection of art featuring horses and hunting. Includes black-and-white illustrations.This small show of locally owned paintings and sculpture is an endeavor to make the horseman more conscious of art and the artist more conscious of the horse. The Genesee Valley Hunt was founded in 1876, apparently in a burst of enthusiasm for country sports resulting from a paper chase on the Big Tree Farm involving W. Austin Wadsworth, James W. Wadsworth (Senior), Arthur Post and George Williams. The Genesee Valley Breeders Association, Inc. was founded at Avon, New Y... View more info

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Work Horse Handbook

By: Miller, Lynn R.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Small Farmer's Journal Inc.: 2004

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289564

ISBN: 1885210159

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition. Signed and dated by author on half-title page. 2004 Large Hardcover. 366 pp. Bound in black cloth, with the wrappers of the paperback edition included inside the flyleaves. Updated significantly from the 1981 original to reflect new advances in tack, machinery, procedure, and veterinary care. Black-and-white photographs and diagrams of equipment throughout. View more info

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Wonder-Land Illustrated; or, Horseback Rides Through the Yellowstone National Park

By: Norton, Harry J.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Harry J. Norton: 1970

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 2265432

Condition: Very Good


1970's facsimile of 1873 original. Numbered 476 of 1000. Ink note on last page, a few light spots on front wrapper. 132 pp. 970's facsimile of 1873 original. Numbered 476 of 1000. An account of adventures on horseback through Yellowstone National Park. View more info

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On the Box Seat: A Manual of Driving (Second Edition Revised)

By: Ryder, Tom

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Horse Drawn Carriages limited: 1972

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2275148

Condition: Good


Second revised edition. Signed by author without inscription. One inch by one inch chip along top edge of jacket front, half inch by half inch chip along bottom edge of jacket front, jacket edges rubbed with a few small chips and a few small tears. Ink name on front endpaper, very faint stain. 1972 Hard Cover. xii, 180 pp. ...lavishly illustrated with plates in colour, black and white and with numerous line drawings to make it an essential reference book and collector's piece... Ranges over the whole field of driving light horses as practised in different parts of the world. Covers the intrica... View more info

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Bonnie Prince Fetlar: The Story of a Pony and His Friends

By: Saunders, Marshall

Price: $20.00

Publisher: George H. Doran Company: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290220

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. Ink scribble on front paste-down endpaper, pencil gift note on half-title page. 1920 Hard Cover. vi, 352 pp. Photographic horse cameo on front board. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Margaret Marshall Saunders (May 13, 1861 - February 15, 1947) was a prolific Canadian writer of children's stories and romance novels, a lecturer, and an animal rights advocate. She was an active member of the Local Council of Women of Halifax. View more info

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Black Beauty: The Autobiography of a Horse (Altemus' Young People's Library)

By: Sewell, Anna

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Henry Altemus: 1897

Seller ID: 2272435

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, significant loss of gilt from cover design, page ridge very faintly foxed, pencil name and date on front endpaper and second blank. 1897 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 199 pp. Black Beauty is an 1877 novel by English author Anna Sewell. It was composed in the last years of her life, during which she remained in her house as an invalid.[1] The novel became an immediate best-seller, with Sewell dying just five months after its publication, but having lived long enough to see her only novel become a success. With fifty million copies sold, Black Beauty ... View more info

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Black Beauty

By: Sewell, Anna

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble, Inc.: 2017

Seller ID: 2285496

ISBN: 1435163745

Condition: Near Fine


Still encased in publisher's shrink wrap. A very nice copy. 2017 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 264 pp. Black Beauty is a colt who narrates his own life story, from his youth on English farms to his days pulling cabs in the streets of London and his eventual retirement to the countryside. Over the years, he is sold to a variety of different owners, some kind and others less so. His life is a constant illustration of the ways that people—and people and animals—interact with each other. View more info

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A Year at the Races: Reflections on Horses, Humans, Love, Money, and Luck

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197174

ISBN: 1400040582

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 287 pp. 8vo. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Thousand Acres gallops into territory she first explored in her acclaimed best-selling novel Horse Heaven (“Deeply satisfying... a smart, warmhearted, winning book” – New York Times Book Review) with this irresistible account of her lifelong love affair with horses.Keywords: JANE SMILEY YEAR AT RACES HORSES HORSE RACING ANIMALS SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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The Performance Mare: Maximizing What Your Mare Does Best

By: Smith, Sharon B.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Howell Book House: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1729599

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1993 Hard Cover. The Performance Mare is the first book to address not only the physical and psychological differences between male and female horses within the various breeds, but also to explain how these differences affect performance. Sharon B. Smith describes the mare's advantages and limitations in such areas as show jumping, dressage, racing, Western performance, polo, hunting, and driving. View more info

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Horses and Americans

By: Stong, Phil

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Garden City Publishing Co., Inc.: 1946

Seller ID: 2287048

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Ink gift note on front endpaper. 1946 Hard Cover. xiii, 333 pp. Color frontispiece. 103 reproductions of illustrations and photographs. Decorations by Kurt Wiese. CONTENTS: Part One. Four Centuries of Frontiers: Ninety Horses with Coats of Mail; Cavalier, Deacon and Farmer; Thirteen Colonies; Eighteenth-Century Travel and Transport; Patriots; East and West; Wheels; The Begates; The Shout of the Multitude; Cowboys; The Way West; Note on Two Wars; Long Hauls; Part Two. In Our Times: Society; Improving the Breed; Modern Calvary; Working Stock; Forecast. Bibliography; Index. ABOUT THE A... View more info