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Horses, Hitches and Rocky Trails.

By Joe Back.

Denver, CO Alan Swallow: Sage Books, 1959. Hardcover First Edition (1959), unstated in accordance with Sage's customary practice at the time of publication. First Edition (1959), unstated in accordance with Swallow/Sage's customary practice at the time of publication. Very Good+ in Poor DJ: The Book shows the very slightest spine lean and a former owner's name and date at the top of the front free endpaper. Else, flawless; the binding is secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing minor, unobtrusive flaws. The DJ is split along the rear hinge and only held together by the mylar cover; else shows 3/4" loss at the heel of the backstrip and smaller chip at the head of same; a couple of tiny tears; some toning around the outside edges; very faint soiling; the price is intract; mylar-protected. Not unattractive, at least in its mylar-protector. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.75 x 5.85 x 0.65 inches). 117 pages. Foreward by Pat Murray. Liberally illustrated with 51 drawings by the author. Decorated Endpapers. Language: English. Weight: 10 ounces. Front cover error: "Joe Black". Hardback with DJ.

$29.40

One Good Horse.
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One Good Horse.

By Tom Groneberg .

New York, NY Scribner, 2006. Hardcover First Edition (2006), not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence, according to Scribner's customary practice at the time of publication. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. First Edition (2006), not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence, according to Scribner's customary practice at the time of publication. Very Near Fine in Very Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. The Book shows the mildest shelving wear to the lower extremities, with a touch of crimp ot the heel of the backstrip; the text pages have tanned ever so slightly, due to aging; the binding is very slightly cocked off square, while remaining perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing only the very mildest wear and minor, unobtrusive flaws. Very close to "As New".The DJ shows the mildest rubbing to the panels and there is very light wear along the top edge of the panels; the price has not been clipped. Overall, very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.75 x 5.8 x 1 inches). 227 pages. Language: English. Weight: 12.6 ounces. Hardback with DJ. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

$49.00

From Foal to Champion.

By Dell Hancock, (Photography) and Edward L. Bowen, (Author).

New York, NY Stewart, Tabori and Chang, 1991. Hardcover First Edition (1991); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition (1991); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Very Near Fine Slipcase: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. The Book shows a small patch of sticker residue at the upper corner of the front free endpaper where a former bookseller's price sticker has been removed; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single flaw. Close to 'As New'. The slipcase shows a hint of soiling to the top edge and the mildest rubbing to the panels; else flawless. Overall, very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Oblong 8vo. (8.75 x 10.85 x 0.65 inches). 152 pages. Higher quality slick paper, color photographs on every page, accompanied by prose explaining the process which bring these magnificent horses to championships. Language: English. Weight: 2 pounds, 12.5 ounces. Hardback in Slipcase. This is a large, heavy book. International and Priority customers should expect a request for additional shipping charges which will reflect the actual shipping cost to ship this book to your destination. We' won't gouge you; we will request actual cost of shipment plus the usual few cents to cover packaging costs.

$29.40

The Dressage Competitors' Handbook .
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The Dressage Competitors' Handbook .

By Suzanne K. B. Fraser.

Meriden, NH Equissentials Press, 1999. Hardcover First Edition (1999), unstated. Near Fine in Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. The Book shows a tiny nick at the bottom edge of the front panel; a pinpoint of soil at the fore-edge; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a couple of minor, unobtrusive flaws. Bright and Clean. Virtually 'As New'. The DJ shows only very mild rubbing to the panels; unclipped. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo (9.8 x 7.9 x 0.8 inches). 238 pages. Foreward by Cindy Sydnor. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 13.2 ounces. First Edition (1999), unstated. Hardback with DJ.

$14.70

Great Stud Farms of the World.

By Monique and Hans D. Dossenbach and Hans Joachim Kohler.

New York, NY William Morrow & Company, 1978. Hardcover First Edition USA (1978), so stated. First published in Switzerland in 1977. Very Good in Very Good DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of very careful use. The Book shows just a touch of bowing to the boards; two tiny dings at the bottom edge of the rear board; faint foxing to the the top edge of the boards; the binding leans ever so slightly off square, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing several minor, unobtrusive flaws. Bright and Clean. Remains close to'As New'. The DJ shows only a touch of wear to the corner tips and a small wrinkled patch at the bottom of the rear panel; a three-inch split at the bottom of the outside edge of the rear panel; else only very mild rubbing; the price has been clipped; mylar-protected. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Folio (12.25 x 9.95 x 1.25 inches). 286 pages. Profusely illustrated with 811 illustrations, 320 in full-color. Includes Bibliography and Index of Horses. Translated from the German by Daisy Loman. Language: English. Preface by HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Decorated Endpapers. Weight: 4 pounds, 3.6 ounces. First Edition USA (1978), so stated. First published in Switzerland in 1977. Hardback with DJ.

$14.70

Horse Sense and Humor in Kentucky.

By Eslie Asbury.

Lexington, KY Thoroughbred Press, 1981. Hardcover First Edition (1981), unstated. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on a tipped-in sheet at the front free endpaper to Hershel Weil, Professor of Computer Science at the University of Michigan and early author (1950s) on artificial intelligence. Very Good- in Very Good- DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of moderate use. The Book shows very light shelving wear to the lower extremities; faint smudging to the outside edges of the text block; the binding is a little cocked, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A moderately used copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing mild wear and a couple of flaws. The DJ shows considerabler rubbing to the panels; light wear to extremities; a couple of short tears at the top and bottom of the rear panel and a small chip at the lower corner of the front panel; unclipped; mylar-protected. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.8 x 5.6 x 1 inches). xi, 270 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 3.7 ounces. First Edition (1981), unstated. Hardback with DJ. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

$14.70

Breaking and Training the Stock Horse.

By Charles O. Williamson .

Caldwell, Idaho The Caxton Printers , 1968. Hardcover Sixth edition (1971). First published in 1950. Fine in Very Good DJ: The Book is flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, like-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing no flaws. Virtually 'As New'. The DJ shows indications of careful use: light wear to the extremities and moderate rubbing to the panels; unclipped. A Like-New book in a moderately used DJ. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (10.35 x 7.15 x 0.8 inches). xiv, 125 pages. Illustrated with duotone sketches by Carl Hoobing. Tan buckram over boards with brown titles and designs at the front panel and brown titles at the backstrip. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 6.8 ounces. Sixth edition (1971). First published in 1950. Hardback with DJ.

$34.30

Intermediate Dressage: Work at Second and Third Levels.

By R. L. V. French Blake.

Boston, MA Houghton Mifflin, 1977. Paperback First Edition Thus in the USA (1977), Seventh Printing. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to the lower rear corner tip; the binding shows the slightest lean, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, showing a couple of very minor flaws and very mild wear. Close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.25 x 5.5 x 0.3 inches). viii, 82 pages. Illustrated by Richard Scollins. Foreward by John H. Fritz. Language: English. Weight: 4.6 ounces. First Edition Thus in the USA (1977), Seventh Printing. Trade Paperback.

$4.12

Cutting.
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Cutting.

By Leon Harrel.

Colorado Springs, CO Western Horseman, 1989. Paperback First Edition Thus [1989], Seventh Printing [1999]. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to the extremities and the mildest rubbing to the panels. The binding leans ever so slightly off square, but remains perfectly secure; else flawless; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. Shows a couple of very minor flaws; but remains a handsome copy: clean, sturdy, and quite presentable: in fact, in overall appearance, remains very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (11 x 8.25 x 0.35 inches). Profusely illustated in black & white. 144 pages. Language: English. Weight: 16.8 ounces. Western Horseman Books Series. First Edition Thus [1989], Seventh Printing [1999]. Paperback: Pictorial Wraps.

$10.39

Great Horsemen of the World: Racing Dressage, Show Jumping, Three-Day Eventing.

By Guy Wathen.

North Pomfret, VT Trafalgar Square Publishing, 1991. Hardcover First Edition USA [1991], so stated. First Edition USA [1991], so stated. Near Fine in Very Good DJ: The Book shows very light wear to the extremities; the binding remains square and secure; the text is clean.Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. No longer quite "fresh", but remains in excellent condition. The DJ shows just a hint wear to extremities and a half-inch closed tear at the top of the front hinge and some creasing around it; else only mild rubbing; unclipped. Not without flaw, but remains a handsome copy: clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Royal 8vo. (9.75 x 7.7 x 1 inches). 272 pages. Illustrated with superb action photographs in color and black & white throughout. Weight: 1 pound, 15.2 ounces. Hardback with DJ. Anyone involved with the horse in sport, whether spectator, participant, or admirer, will enjoy Wathen's well-conceived and equally executed work. His choice of interviewees from racing, dressage, show jumping, and three-day eventing cover "big names" such as Willie Shoemaker and Virginia Leng. Anecdote-filled accounts by each person of their rise to fame, tales of their favorite mounts, and words of wisdom to aspiring, serious riders are enhanced with photographs. Overall, this is an excellent work for newcomers to the sport seeking a quick introduction to these four areas of the horse world, and its past and present shining stars. For the more informed, it is entertaining and frequently revealing reading regarding individual opinions on training, showing, and conditioning. A book to inspire all who enjoy watching the great horsemen and women in action.

$9.41

Illustrated Dictionary of Equine Terms.
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Illustrated Dictionary of Equine Terms.

By New Horizons Equine Education Center .

Loveland, CO Alpine Publications, 1998. Hardcover First Edition [1998]; First Printing indicated by a full number line. First Edition [1998]; First Printing indicated by a full number line. Very Near Fine: shows only the most minute indications of use: The binding shows the slightest lean, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of ownership names, dates, inscriptions, stamps or labels. Near perfect: very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.25 x 6.25 x .85 inches). iv, 298 pages. Shipping Weight: 1 pound, 4 ounces. Hardcover: Pictorial Laminate Boards.

$63.70

The Andalusian: A Portrait.

By Robert Vavra.

San Antonio, TX The International Andalusian Horse Association (IAHA), 1991. Hardcover First Edition [1991]; First Printing indicated. First Edition [1991]; First Printing indicated. Fine in Fine DJ: Book shows binding square and secure; text clean. DJ unclipped; mylar-protected. As New. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Large Squarish 4to. 164 pages. Profusely illustrated in with Color Photographs. Foreward by James Michener. Epilogue by Alvaro Domecq Diez. Black cloth over boards with gilt titles at the front panel and backstrip. Decorated Endpapers. Hardback with DJ.

$147.00

Amateur Horse Breeder.

By A. Leighton Hardman.

North Hollywood, CA Wilshire Book Company, 1977. Paperback Later Edition [1977]; First published in 1972. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows considerable rubbing, else only mild wear to extremities; price blocked; binding square; the glue is slightly brittle, but appears to be holding fine; text clean. Despite the rubbing to the panels, remains a very presentable copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 155pp. Foreward by Dr. Harvey A. Cohen. Later Edition [1977]; First published in 1972. Trade Paperback.

$4.12

Hoof Prints Over America: The Illustrated Story of the Light Horse in America .

By W. Smithson Broadhead.

New York, NY Charles Scribner's Sons, 1951. Hardcover First Edition; First Printing indicated. First Edition; First Printing indicated ["A"]. Very Near Fine: shows only the most minute indications of use: Shows the mildest rubbing to the pastedown illustration at the front panel and a small patch of rubbing to the black cloth over boards above it. The binding remains square and secure; text clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Profusely illustrated with Drawings in Black & White by the Author. Slip case shows heavy rubbing and wear to the corners (Good, well-worn but functional). Overall, Very Good+. Hardback in Slipcase.

$35.87

Buying and Reschooling Ex-Racehorses.
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Buying and Reschooling Ex-Racehorses.

By Christopher and Victoria Coldrey.

Ramsbury, Marlborough, Wiltshire, Great Britain Crowood Pr, 1997. Hardcover First Ed, so stated. First Ed, so stated. Near Fine in Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. Book shows a tiny spot of soiling at the top edge; else only very light shelfwear; binding square and secure; text clean. DJ shows just a hint of wear to the extremities; mild rubbing; price unclipped. Overall, very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 112pp. Hardback with DJ. Drawing on two case histories to demonstrate precisely what is involved, Buying and Reschooling Ex-Racehorses guides the reader through the minefield of finding and acquiring a racehorse. Topics covered include understanding the Thoroughbred; finding your horse; assessing conformation; evaluating your horse's potential; planning an effective training program; physical preparation and turning away; training in the loose school; working over poles; and further training.

$19.60

The Magical History of the Horse.

By Janet.Farrar and Virginia Russell .

London, UK Robert Hale , January 1992. Hardcover First Ed, so stated. First Ed, so stated. Near Fine in Fine DJ: Book shows only barely discernible spine lean; else flawless; binding secure; text clean. DJ flawless; price unclipped; mylar-protected. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 176pp. Hardback with DJ. The horse has become integrated with human work, warfare, history and sport and is the living symbol of many gods and goddesses and the prototype of many mythical beasts. This book explores the history of the numerous legends, magical concepts, customs and folk beliefs surrounding the horse.

$24.50

The Amateur Horse Breeder.

By Ann C. Leighton Hardman.

North Hollywood, CA Wilshire Book Company, 1972. Paperback Second Edition [1972]. First published in the USA in 1971. Trade Paperback. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very light use: very light wear to extremities; mild rubbing and just a hint of soiling to the wrapper covers; binding square and secure; text clean. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 155pp. Foreward by Yale Freed. Illustrated by the Author. Second Edition [1972]. First published in the USA in 1971. Trade Paperback.

$4.12

Rodeoin': A Legend Lives On.

By John McQuarrie.

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada John Mcquarrie Books, 1996. Hardcover First Edition [1996], unstated. Very Good in Very Good DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of moderate use. Book shows light wear to extremities; bumps to the bottom and top edges; former bookseller's rubber-stamped logo at front free endpaper; binding square and secure; text clean. DJ shows light rubbing and some soil spots at the rear panel; light wear to extremities; price intact; mylar-protected. Overall, remains a sturdy, presentable copy of this handsome coffee table book. Oblong 8vo. 152pp. Profusely illustrated with Color Photographs.First Edition [1996], unstated. Hardback with DJ.

$11.96

The Lazy VV Ranch.
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The Lazy VV Ranch.

By Glen Short.

Boulder, CO Privately Printed, 1977. Paperback First Ed, unstated. First Ed, unstated. Very Good+in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: binding square and secure; text clean. Just a hint of wear to extremities; mildest rubbing and very faint soiling. The binding's glue appears to be becoming brittle, but the book is holding together fine at present. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. The highest Arabian horse ranch in the world, the Van Vleet Ranch, known as the Lazy VV. and was located high up Boulder Canyon, at 10,000 feet. Frontispiece is copy of painted map of Boulder County, with various familiar places denoted. Photographs of the ranchers and the horses, with a poem at the last page. 112 pp in all. Paperback: Pictorial Wraps.

$28.22

The Horse: Our Heritage.
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The Horse: Our Heritage.

By Vincent Haddelsey.

New York, NY Hastings House, Publishers, 1971. Hardcover First Ed, unstated. Near Fine in Good DJ: Book shows only light shelf wear; binding square and secure; text clean. DJ shows indications of significant use: heavy rubbing and scuffing; considerable soiling; minimal loss at the extremities, due to rubbing; price unclipped. Lovely book in a well-worn DJ. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Oblong 8vo. 104pp. First Ed, unstated. Hardback with DJ.

$24.50

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