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    $65.00

    Here Come the Penguins by Maynard, Sara / Pictures By Vincent Summers

    Paterson, NJ: St. Anthony Guild Press, 1942. The interior of the book is crisp and clean. There is a former owner's signature on the front free end paper, but no other marks or wear. The white covers have darkened, and show wear and brown mottling. Thea attached scan gives a better idea of condition. . Hard Cover. Good +/No Jacket.


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    $9.95

    DOG OF THE HIGH SIERRAS by Terhune, Albert Payson

    New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1924. 210 pp. Green tweed boards with a small pictorial on the front panel; brown upper edge; illustrated endpapers. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks and chips around the edges; no interior markings.. Later Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good Only. 12mo.


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    $19.95

    THE SPORT DOG TRAINER - Training with the PetSafe Strategy by Andrysco, Dr. Bob

    Knoxville, Tennessee: Radio Systems, 1999. 30 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial card covers. Lightly rubbed on the corners; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white drawings. The Contents are: Introduction to the PetSafe Strategy; First Set of Behavioral Movements: Making Movement Toward Trainer; and more; Second Set of Behavioral Movements; Training Schedule; and Third Set of Behavioral Movements: Sit; Stand; Et Cetera; followed by Closing Statement.. First Edition. Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo.


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    $9.95

    SIMON THE POINTER - A Story by Brown, Joan Winer

    New York: Viking - The Penguin Group, 1996. 88 pp. Quarter-bound in white cloth on beige boards; lettered in red on the spine; headband; illustrated with line drawings by Jared Taylor Williams. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Jared Taylor Williams;. 12mo.


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    CAT ANGELS by Rovin, Jeff (editor) (George Sand; Dick Shawn; Mel Brooks; Dixie Carter; Will Durant; Lowell Thomas; Margaret Sherwood; Jules Verne; Mark Twain; Henrich Heine; Gideon Ousley; Charlton Heston; Diana Harryhausen; Thomas Gray; Buster Crabbe)

    New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 1995. Unpaginated. Quarter-bound in purple cloth on burgundy boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; beige endpapers. Dj art by Kam Mak; interior line drawings by Ernie Colon. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket. This features writing by: George Sand; Dick Shawn; Mel Brooks; Dixie Carter; Will Durant; Lowell Thomas; Margaret Sherwood; Jules Verne; Mark Twain; Henrich Heine; Gideon Ousley; Charlton Heston; Diana Harryhausen; Thomas Gray; Buster Crabbe; and many others.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Ernie Colon; Kam Mak;. 12mo.


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    $9.95

    BUFF: A Collie - and Other Dog Stories by Terhune, Albert Payson

    New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1970. 341 pp. Pictorial boards; brown upper edge; illustrated endpaper. Light wear on the corners; previous owner's name inside; as issued, no dustjacket. This story collection contains: Something; Chums; Human Interest Stuff; One Minute Longer; The Foul Fancier; The Grudge; The Sunnybank Collies; and Buff: A Collie.. Later Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo.


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    $25.00

    The Story of Bobby Coon by Bourgholtzer, C. N.; Illustrated By George Carlson

    New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1921. Gift inscription dated 1927 on front free end paper. The interior of the book is clean and crisp, with four colour plated by George Carlson. The pictorial green covers have a coloured paste-on, and show some light edgewear and handling. . Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8 x 5.5.


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    $9.95

    BLACK VIC by Rorke, Louise Richardson

    Toronto: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1949. 176 pp. Black boards decorated in pale blue on the front panel and spine; illustrated endpapers. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with some rubbing on the panels; no interior markings. Illustrated with uncredited line drawings. A flood - a great fire - a daring robbery - all lead up to the thrilling climax of the Woodcroft handicap with a beautiful horse named Black Vic.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. 8vo.


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    $35.00

    Susannah, the Pioneer Cow by Mason, Miriam E. // Illustrations By Maud & Miska Petersham

    New York: Macmillan Co., 1941. The interior of the book is clean and tight, with no marks or damage and very few signs of previous use. The illustrated grey cloth covers are fresh, with light wear at tips and corners. The dust jacket is only in Good condition. It is not price-clipped, but it has lost the top 1 ½ inch of paper on the spine. The attached scan gives a better idea of appearance. The jacket is now in a protective mylar cover. Synopsis: "Susannah was a contented useful Jersey cow, who lived on a fine farm in Virginia. But when the Wayne family started west in their covered wagon and took her along, she became a pioneer.". 13th Printing, 1966. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.


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    GAME LEGS - The Biography of Horse with a Heart by Bartlett, Arthur C

    New York: Cupples and Leon, 1928. 292 pp. Biege boards lettered in black on the front panel and spine; red upper edge. Lightly rubbed at the corners of the dustjacket with minor chipping at the upper spine; slightly faded on the spine with some discolouration on the inside; minor rubbing; previous owner's name and address on the front free endpaper; some brown marks on the endpapers. Dj art and colour frontis by Harold C. Cue.. Later Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. Illus. by Harold C. Cue;. 8vo.


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    £2.50

    Cottontail At Clover Crescent by Lamm, C Drew

    United States: Soundprints. Near Fine. 1995. Hardcover. 1568991096 . A very good hardcover in clean and lightly shelf worn glossy illustrated boards bumped to the spine ends and corners, no writing or stamps, clean pages. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our bookshop in Scotland. .


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    $14.95

    LITTLE WILDING - A Girl and Her Pony by Wreford, Marjorie

    Toronto: Thomas Nelson and Son (Canada), 1949. 156 pp. Circa 1949 - actually undated. Blue cloth lettered in black on the front panel and spine. The dustjacket has a few chips and nicks around the edges; chipped on the upper right of the front panel with three short tears along the edge; no interior markings. As Joan looked at the new baby foal, she had no idea that foal would soon be her own. When its mother was badly hurt in a race with angry dogs, Joan cared for foal and adventure follows adventure.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good Only. 8vo.


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    BEAUTIFUL JOE - A Dog's Own Story by Saunders, Marshall (Margaret Marshall Saunders)

    Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1985. 266 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a faintly creased spine; previous owner's name inside. Cover art by Rick Ormond; interior line drawings by Kenneth With.. Later Printing. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Rick Ormond; Kenneth With;.


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    A GOOD HORSE by Smiley, Jane

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010. 246 pp. Quarter-bound in mauve on black boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with line drawings by Elaine Clayton. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. When she looks out at those pure gold rolling hills, she knows there's no place she'd rather be than her family's ranch, even with all the hard work of tending to nine horses. And when one of them turns out to be a natural jumper, clearing four feet with her on his back, heads start to turn at the ring, buyer's heads.... Third Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Elaine Clayton;. 8vo.


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    $20.00

    Ben the Bullfinch (Red Bison Library) by B. B. (D. J. Watkins-Pitchford)

    London: Hamish Hamilton, 1968. This book is in slightly less than very good condition. The interior is clean, with no marks or wear, but the paper has tanned, and there is a deep clip on the front free end paper (presumably to remove a former owner's name). The laminated cover is bright, with light wear only to edges and corners. . Hard Cover. Very Good -/No Jacket.


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    $14.95

    HORSE STORIES by Trotman, Felicity (editor) (Elizabeth Lindsay; Lewis Carroll; C. Northcote Parkinson; Jonathan Swift; Josephine Pullein-Thompson; Donald Lightwood; James Herriot; Sandy Ransford; Patricia Wrightson; Florian; Monica Edwards; Joyce Stranger)

    London: Robinson Publishing, 1996. (viii) 406 pp. Trade paperback format. Edge and corner wear with some creasing on the spine and some rubbing on the front cover; clipped on the upper right corner of the front endpaper; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings by Victor Ambrus; cover art by John Butler. This story collection contains: One of Those Funny Little Mishaps by Elizabeth Lindsay; The White Knight by Lewis Carroll; The Pony Club Camp by C. Northcote Parkinson; Gulliver Meets the Houyhnhnms by Jonathan Swift; Munchausen's Mounts by Rudolf Erich Raspe; For Cow Read Horse by Donald Lightwood; Bonny's Big Day by James Herriot; Show Time by Sandy Ransford; The Splendid Reality by Patricia Wrightson; The Horse and the Colt by Florian; Zeus and the Horse by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing; The Wild White Horses by Joyce Stranger; The White Horse of Zennor by Michael Morpurgo; The Chimera by Nathaniel Hawthorne; Bone of Contention by Josephine Pullein-Thompson; Across the Deserts of Peru by A. F. Tschiffely; Fire by Anna Sewell; Winding-Up Time by Jean Ingelow; The Magician's Horse - retold by Andrew Lang; Dapplegrim - retold by G. W. Dasent; Black Shadows of Palms by Elyne Mitchell; The Fall of Troy - retold by James Reeves; The Tale of the Ebony Horse - retold by Geraldine McCaughrean; Jane Betsy and Blanche by Theophile Gautier; A Wayside Adventure by C. S. Lewis; A Horse Called Terror - retold by Felicity Trotman; The Ghost Horse by Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance; Taming the Colt by Louisa M. Alcott; The Seven Foals - retold by G. W. Dasent; Sure Magic by Monica Edwards; The Perfect Partnership by CAroline Plaisted; The Valiant Chattee-Maker - retold by M. Frere; and Beach Ponies by Linda Jennings.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good-. Illus. by Victor Ambrus; John Butler;. 8vo.


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    Peppi the Duck by Wells, Rhea

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday Page & Co., 1927. This is a stated first edition. The interior of the book is clean and tight, with minor use and no marks or signatures. The black covers show light wear only. The dust jacket is in Poor condition, with chips and nices of paper missing. The attached scan gives a better idea of condition. The jacket is now in a protective mylar cover. Synopsis: "Tells the story of a little yellow duckling from the day he stepped out of a green egg shell and saw ... the snow-capped Alps of his native Tyrol, to the time when he found the curl in his tail and discovered, to his surprise, that he had grown up.". First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Poor.


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    A TREASURY OF PONY STORIES by Jennings, Linda (editor) (Joan Aiken; Adele Geras; Marjorie Darke; Dinah Starkey; Barbee Oliver Carleton; Peter Dickinson; Ann Wigley; Maggie Pearson; Laurence Housman; Christine Pullein-Thompson; Robert D. San Souci; Ann de Gale; Lincoln Steffens)

    New York: Kingfisher Books, 1996. 159 pp. Trade paperback format. Edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; previous owner's name inside. Illustrated with drawings. This anthology contains: Managing without the Moon by Joan Aiken; Nutmeg and Snowstorm by Adele Geras; Patience, a French Tale retold by Linda Jennings; Now You See Me Now You Don't by Marjorie Darke; McGregor and the Kelpy, a Scottish Folktale retold by Dinah Starkey; A Hat for Crumpet by Barbeen Oliver Carleton; Unicorn by Peter Dickinson; Pony Island by Ann Wigley; The Horse of Fire and Thunder by Maggie Pearson; Rocking Horse Land by Laurence Housman; Candy Stops a Train by Christine Pullein-Thompson; The Halloween Pony, a French Folktale retold by Robert D. San Souci; Another Girl's Pony by Ann de Gale; The Horses of the Sun, a Greek myth retold by Linda Jennings; The Christmas Pony by Lincoln Steffens; and Swallow by Julie Sykes.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Anthony Lewis;. 12mo.


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    THE HORSEMAN'S COMPANION by Williams, Dorian (editor) (R. D. Blackmore; Lewis Carroll; Anna Sewell; Ernest Hemingway; Winston S. Churchill; Daphne du Maurier; Damon Runyon; Ernest Thompson Seton; Pat Smythe; Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; Charles Dickens; Dick Francis)

    London: Eyre Methuen, 1978. 566 pp. Green boards decorated in gilt on the spine; brown endpapers. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; small ink mark on the upper right of the front free endpaper. Wraparound dustjacket painting, Mares and Foals, by Sawrey Gilpin. The Chapters are: The Horse in History and Legend; Equestrian Lore; Famous Horses and Horsemen; Great Races; Horse and Hound; The Horse in Fiction; and The Horse in Verse. This contains far too many stories and articles to list them all but some of the highlights are: The Origin of the Horse by Walter Prescott Webb; The General Tournament by Sir Walter Scott; The Mustang Wild and Free by J. Frank Dobie; The Last Great Cavalry Charge by Winston S. Churchill; The English Gentleman and His Horse by Barbara W. Tuchman; Hints for the Rider by Xenophon; Buying a Horse by Jack Leach; The Make-up of a Racehorse by R. C. Kidd; Eclipse by Stella A. Walker; The Pacing Mustang by Ernest Thompson Seton; Jumping for Joy by Pat Smythe; The Legend of Skittles by H. L. Gibson; The First National by Con O'Leary; Snowstorm Derby by Henry Blyth; Devon Loch's National by Dick Francis; The Huntsman by Peter Beckford; The Man Who Hunts and Never Jumps by Anthony Trollope; The First Day by Siegfried Sassoon; Lost by R. S. Surtees; Squire Western in Pursuit by Henry Fielding; The First Ride by George Borrow; The Dover Road by Charles Dickens; The Highwayman's Mare by R. D. Blackmore; The White Knight by Lewis Carroll; The Fire by Anna Sewell; The Brogue by Saki; Velvet Up by Enid Bagnold; The Horse Fair by Daphne du Maurier; Old Em's Kentucky Home by Damon Runyon; Agony and Ecstasy by Dick Francis; War Cloud by Ernest Hemingway; The Gent from London Way by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; and many, many more.. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Sawrey Gilpin;. 8vo.


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    THE HOUSE GUESTS by MacDonald, John D

    London: Robert Hale, 1966. 176 pp. Blue boards decorated in silver on the spine; illustrated with black and white plates. Some wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks around the edges; price clipped; some discolouration on the dustjacket and the front free endpaper. A somewhat surprising, and not even slightly sentimental, book from the creator of Travis Mcgee... not just another book about cats but a charming combination of nature writing and autobiography. The Contents are: Foreword; Toppy's Tree; Death of a Cat; Roger and Geoffrey; The Great Outdoors; Play; Cat-nips; Travelling Cats; A Black Tom and Three Dogs; By the Lake; Cat Co-operation; An Unfortunate Frog; Visiting; Geoffrey Lost; The Operation; A One-goose Flock; and Pillar of the Community.. First UK Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. 8vo.


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    LOVE AND RESCUE: Tales of Survival by Newkirk, Ingrid (foreword by Lily Tomlin)

    Norfolk, Virginia: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals - PETA, 2018. 106 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with drawings by Gloria Marconi. A captivating journey into the world of animals who have faced hardship and then found hope. The Contents are: Foreword by Lily Tomlin; Introduction; A Home for the Holidays; Dorothy and Loretta: Birds of a Feather; Pigs Saved from the Hotdog Bun Get Their Day in the Sun; Kipnapped, a Monkey's Harrowing Tale; The Cow Who Swam for Her Life; Everything's Coming Up Roses for Flower; The Hunchback of Xenia, Ohio; A Stable Future for a Disabled Horse; Dungeons Still Exist; A Second Chance at Life Brings Soulmates Together; A Fairytale Ending for Three Bears; A Girlfriend for Butchy Boy; Saved from Falling into Death's Clutches and from Clutch Purses; Saved from a Dark Place, Tulip Blossoms; The Dogs Saved by Twitter; Finding Hope at a Stockyard; Life Is Now Sweet for Hershey; Six Drops of Brandy; A Bright New Future for Britches; Bosworth Goes from Abused and Neglected to Beloved and Nurtured; and You Can Help Animals; followed by an epilogue.. First Edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Illus. by Gloria Marconi;.


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    KINGS IN EXILE by Roberts, Charles G. D

    Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1947. 299 pp. Turquoise cloth decorated in black on the spine. Edgewear with some chipping on the corners and at the head and foot of the spine of the dustjacket; some discolouration on the inside of the dj; book plate on the front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white plates by Paul Gransom and Philip R. Goodwin. This story collection contains: Last Bull; The King of the Flaming Hoops; The Monarch of Park Barren; The Gray Master; The Sun Gazer; The Lord of the Glass House; Back to the Water World; Lone Wolf; The Bear's Face; and The Duel on the Trail.. Later Printing. Hardcover. Very Good-/Very Good-. Illus. by Paul Bransom; Philip R. Goodwin;. 8vo.


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    Muffin at the Seaside by Mills, Annette // Illustrated By Molly Blake

    London: University of London Press, 1953. The interior of the book is clean and crisp with just a few signs of previous use. The text has black-and-white illustrations throughout and four full-page color plates including frontispiece. The front and back end pages feature "A Map of the Garden". The protective paper on the front hinge has cracked, but the binind remains firm. The half title page has an inscription (May 1956). to a former owner. The edges of the text block have darkened slightly. The beige covers are clean and bright with light wear only. The jacket is only in Fair condition with light general use, but heavier wear and paper missing from the top and bottom of the spine. The jacket is now in a protective mylar cover. Synopsis: Muffin the Mule was a popular feature on the BBC's "Children's Hour.". First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair.


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    A Child's First Book of Farm Adventures

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap The interior of the book is crisp and clean, with an inscription on the free front and fixed end papers showing that it was previously owned by a public school. The brown tweed decorative covers are also bright and clean, showing just a bit of edgewear and bumps to the top and bottom of the spine. The dust jacket shows overall light edgewear to front and back panel, but also has a large piece (1" x 1") missing from the top of the spine. Still looks good in its protective plastic cover. Synopsis: "Three complete stories for the beginning reader: Sara's Lucky Harvest, by Helen D. Olds; Milkman Freddy, by Elizabeth Helfman; and Tommy and the Orange-Lemon Tree, by Enid Jonson.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 7.5 x 5.


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    Endangered Baby Animals by Wolf, Jill

    Yellow Springs, OH, U.S.A.: Antioch Publishing Company, 1991. Paperback. Good. Morehead, Ruth; Morehead, Bill . There are no stickers with this book. Minor cover wear and creases. Name inside front cover. 2 staple book measures 6" x 6" tall. Unpaginated. Full page colour art of animal with description on opposing page.


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