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Standardbred: Old Friends

By: Harvey, Ellen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Messenger Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09051


209 pages with Appendix (alphabetic listing of horses in the book with listing of their wins, records, awards, and earnings. Forty-three standardbred horses of distinction from Sweden to California, their stories and photographs. View more info

Horse Farm: Magic Months of Work and Play

By: Johnson, Pat

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Hawthorne Books, Inc.: 1965

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 00668


Bumped corners and tail of spine. Jacket has a few small chips and a two-inch oval-shaped stain on the spine. Horse bookplate from previous owner affixed to front paste-down. Day-to-day chores involved in caring for, training, and preparing a horse for show. View more info

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People We Know, Horses They Love

By: Rappaport, Jill; Wendy Wilkinson; and Linda Solomon (Photography)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Rodale Press: 2004

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 06761


Mild shelf wear. Jacket has slight edge wear and a small tear to the laminate on the front panel near the spine. Publisher's bookplate signed by the authors and photographer. Interviews with celebrity horse owners, exploring the bond between horse and rider. Beautiful photographs help document the relationship. Celebrities interviewed include Robert Redford, Robert Duval, Dennis Quaid, Morgan Freeman, Whoopi Goldberg, Christie Brinkley, Richard Gere, Maria Shriver, and ... View more info

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The Horse in the West: Arabian, Thoroughbred, Quarter Horse, Appaloosa

By: Smith, Bradley

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Cleveland, The World Publishing Company: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 02920


255 pages. Brown faux leather, corners bumped, else light wear. Jacket is price-clipped and edge-worn with some chipping, small tears, and creasing around the tears. Rear flap fold shows some tearing and separation. Protected now from further damage in a new mylar cover. Picture essays include: The Horse in Art, From Europe and Asia to the New World; Wild Horses of the West; Arabian Horses in the Modern West; Thoroughbreds in the Modern West; Quarter Horses in the Moder... View more info

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The Book of Famous Horses

By: Ticknor, Caroline

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09048


Edge wear, fraying at the head of the spine. Front hinge cracking, but holding together well. Foxing pages adjacent to the plates that illustrated the text. Bookplate inside the front cover of Samuel McCreery of Spring Meadow Farm in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. McCreery (1886-1965) was a prominent figure in Philadelphia financial circles. 198 pages featuring eighteen horses and illustrated with twelve plates. All plates accounted for, but the plate General Sheridan's Cha... View more info

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Equus: The Creation of a Horse

By: Vavra, Robert; Foreword by James A. Michener

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company, Inc.: 1977

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07321


Very minor edge wear to jacket in a few places. Protected now in a new Mylar archival cover. A photographic essay on horses with stunning color photographs, 224 pages. Foreword by James Michener and author's notes of the photographs and a comment on the social behavior of horses. Originally published in a Spanish translation under the title of El Noble Bruto in 1976. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. View more info

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Horses in the Making

By: Wentworth, Lady

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09917


Mild wear and a slightly cocked spine. Binding is solid. The dust jacket has several edge tears and and a bit of rubbing on the rear panel. 155 pages with Index. Sketches and black and white photographs illustrate the text, which includes plain language for breeders and a section written for novices. From the dust jacket: "This book is the outcome of a long and practical experience in breeding, rearing and breaking light horses and ponies by a writer whose success ca... View more info