Category: Horse Books


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Curb, Snaffle, and Spur. a Method of Training Young Horses for the Cavalry Service ...

By: Anderson, Edward Lowell

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown and Company: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26201

Condition: Good+

Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 132 pages; Soundly bound in original blue cloth with title lettering to spine and pictorial vignette to cover brightly stamped in gilt. Shallow fray to cloth at crwon of the spine and light rub at tail. Cloth slightly darkened at spine and with light to moderate silverfish patchiness to the edges of the front board and the surface of the rear board. Binding snug and contents neat; prior owner bookplate mounted to front pastedown. I... View more info

Our Friend the Horse; A Complete Practical Guide to all that is known about Every Breed of Horse in the World

By: Barton, Frank Townsend

Price: $69.50

Publisher: London, Dean & Son ltd (UK): 1904

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 26255

Condition: Very Good-

Photographs and drawings; 278 pages; HC in original red cloth with gilt titles to spine and black stamped decorative titling to spine. Cloth edges bevelled. Clean and bright; red cloth lightly sunned spine and some mild foxing to page block. Mild internal splits with some signatures staring a little; sound endpgs. Attractive copy. VG- to VG Uncommon in the early editions. View more info


By: Benedict, Dorothy Potter & Joseph Papin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1961

Seller ID: 19818

Condition: Near Fine

B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 220 pages; HC in color pictorial cloth boads. Bright, tight and fresh; no marks. Illustrated with B&W drawings. This particular edition was prepared for sale to libraries; it is bound in a sturdier cloth and has linen lined interior joints. Issued without dust jacket. It feels and appears unread. NF View more info

Mosemans' Illustrated Guide for Purchasers of Horse Furnishing Goods, Novelties, and Stable Appointments

By: C. M. Moseman and Brother; Charles F. Kauffman (foreword), James S. Hutchins (in

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Arco Publishing, Inc.: 1985

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 35571

ISBN: 0668064498

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

Reproductions of b&w engravings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 303 pages; Oversize HC/DJ. Facsimile reproduction of an extensive 1892 catalog of horse related goods. 303 pp. Profusely illustrated with b&w reproductions of engraved views of goods on offer. Just mild shelf soiling to page block edges and light handling wear to jacket at edges. Prior owner name and date penned neatly to front endpage. VG+/VG+ .... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or... View more info

The Phantom Filly

By: Chamberlain, George Agnew

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Bobbs Merrill: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27882

Condition: Good+

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 241 pages; Signed by Chamberlain on the front endpage and dated 1/42 Lloyd’s Landing Quinton NJ. Soundly bound in original light green cloth; binding slightly cocked in the spine. Cloth a bit usnned and fading at spine with flecks of lighter mottling to the cover boards Endpaper pastedowns exhibit the toning almost ubiquitous in the books published 30’s to 40’s from the binder’s glue used. A solid if somewhat drab copy of the 1st editio... View more info

The Modern Horse Doctor, Containing Practical Observations on the Causes, Nature, and Treatment of Disease and Lameness in Horses

By: Dadd, George H

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, A. O. Moore: 1856

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 35848

Condition: Very Good-

Woodcuts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 432 pages; "12th thousand" Early printing is soundly bound in original brown cloth with decorative vignette borders in blind to boards. Pictorial title desing to spine in gilt is a bit dulled but readily legible. Binding is snug and contents unmarked. Scattered light foxing in the text. Cloth pulled and slightly frayed at spine ends; corners lightly shelf tapped. Cloth color fading a little, more so at spine. Illustrated with... View more info

How to Handle and Educate Vicious Horses; Together with Hints on the Training and Health of Dogs

By: Gleason, Oscar R

Price: $39.00

Publisher: New York, O. Judd Co.: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35833

Condition: Good+

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 205 pages; Soundly bound in original brown cloth with titles brightly in gilt to spine with pictorial vignette in gilt to spine. Prior owner name in pencil to front free endpage recto and in ink to verso together with his small ink name stamp. A number of pages had been creased at corners to indicate passages of importance. A large area of the cloth over the lower board had damp exposure and resulting mottling discoloration to about half the su... View more info


By: Grabianski, Janusz.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Franklin Watts: 1966

Seller ID: 34342

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket

Color Illustrations; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 24 pages; Oblong format HC/DJ. Snugly bound in original color pictorial cloth boards and matching color pictorial dust jacket. Just mild shelf rub to cloth at lower front corners. Dust jacket has a few small chips and nicks at edges and several short closed tears. Price clipped from front flap. Gift inscription penned neatly to front endpage; some mild thumbing evidence to pages. Nice copy. VG+/VG- View more info

The Millbeck Hounds; A Collection Of Hunting Stories

By: Grand, Gordon; Stewart, W. Plunket (Foreward) & Eleanor Iselin Mason (Illust. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1947

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 35786

Condition: Very Good+

B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 368 pages; Snugly bound and clean. No marks. Dust jacket lightly rubbed and furred at edges with several short closed tears and spots of fray. Light general fading to jacket coloration at spine. VG+/VG- View more info

Top Horse of Crescent Ranch

By: Hastings, Howard Livingston

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Cupples & Leon Company: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21109

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 248 pages; Square, snug and neat in original color illustrated dust jacket. Bound in publisher's woven pattern red cloth with titles blocked in black to cover and spine. Author illustrated dust jacket is bright and clean but with some light to moderate edge rubbing and tiny nicks at edges. Two pin head sized holes to jacket flap folds. Frontis is a color plate on glossy stock from a painting by the author. VG+/VG View more info

The Principles and Practice of Horse-Shoeing: a Text Book on Horse-Shoeing

By: Holmes, Charles M

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Leeds, Farriers' Journal Pub. Co: 1949

Seller ID: 0310T714263

Condition: Very Good+

Photographs and diagrams; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 253 pages; HC in original gilt lettered green boards. Bright clean copy, soundly bound and free of marks. Prior owner (or perhaps distributor's) gold emblem label on front pastedown. Profusely illustrated with examples of shoes and depictions of horse anatomy. Corners lightly bumped. VG+ View more info

Jock; The King's Pony

By: Johns, Rowland & Paul Brown (Illust. )

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton and Co: 1936

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 31627

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 60 pages; 3rd printing, in August 1936 after the initial March 1936 appearance. Soundly bound and clean in original Paul Brown illustrated dust jacket with $1.00 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Bound in pictorial paper covered boards with illustration design identical to the dust jacket. Shallow small chip from the paper covering the boards at the tail of the spine; mild shelf evidence to board edges. Expected and usual mild toning ... View more info

Horse Sense, A Brief History of the Sport of Horse Racing in North America

By: Miers, Earl Schenck & Stefan Martin

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Newark, DE, The Curtis Paper Co.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31406

Condition: Near Fine

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 31 pages; 17th in the annual publications of American commissioned and produced by the Curtis Paper Co. Paperback in illustrated white wrappers with saddle stapled binding. Tight bright and fresh; feels and appears unread. Trace toning to spine edge. Illustrated with woodcuts by Martin. NF View more info

Horses and riding

By: Nevile, George

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co: 1877

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 26202

Condition: Very Good-

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 211 pages; Solid bright copy in original dark green cloth with title lettering at spine and pictorial vignette to cover both brightly in gilt. A short closed tear and mild fray to the cloth at the top of the spine panel and just light rub and a nick at the tail. Front endpage a little tender in the joint but sound. Prior owner bookplate to the front pastedown. Several pages opened roughly at the top edge, mid-book. Illustrated with a tissue gua... View more info

The Horseman's Companion

By: Self, Margaret Cabell & Wesley Dennis (Illust. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, A. S. Barnes & Company: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35832

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

B&W drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages; 1st printing. Snugly bound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $3.00 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Small thumbnail sized chip from the top of the jacket spine panel. Light shelf rubbing to jacket edges and superficial soiling to panels. Illustrated with b&w drawings by Wesley Dennis. VG+/VG View more info

The Conestoga Horse [In] Papers Read before the Lancaster County Historical Society. , V.44, No. 5

By: Strohm, John & Herbert H. Beck

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lancaster PA, Lancaster County Historical Society.: 1940

Seller ID: 35835

Condition: Very Good

B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pages; Thin paperback in title lettered wraps with saddle stapled binding. Sound, clean and neat. Light toning to covers at edges; superficial shelf evidence. Illustrated with several b&w plates. Uncommon. VG View more info

A Horse of Her Own

By: Webster, Barbara

Price: $135.00

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green & Company: 1951

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: Alibris.0001895

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 250 pages; Square, sound and neat. No marks. Original illustrated dust jacket retains $3.00 issue price on unclipped front flap. Front panel bright and neat; spine panel sunned and faded. Some light chipping and a few short closed tears to DJ edges. Still a solid and attractive 1st edition copy of a difficult to locate title, especially so in dust jacket. VG/G+ View more info

Hand-Book on the Treatment of the Horse, In the Stable and on the Road; Or, Hints to Horse Owners

By: Wharton, Charles; Illustrations, Numerous

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16632

Condition: Very Good

Engraved frontis; woodcut figures; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 137 pages; HC in publisher's trade binding of bevelled edged, terra cotta colored cloth. Rearing horse figre rendered in gilt to cover board; title lettering still generally bright in gilt at spine. Presumed 1st edition, thoguh with a copyright date of 1872 that precedes the publishing year of 1873. Binding snug and contents quite neat. A very short section of cloth over the front spine edge is thin -either... View more info

Wolerfahrner Pferd-Arzt : Welcher Grundlich Lehret, Wie Man Der Pferde Complexion, Natur Und Alter Erkennen, Alle Inner- Und Ausserliche Kranckheiten Curiren, Und Die Gesunden Pferde Vor Allen Mangeln ...

By: Winters, Georg Simon

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Nurnberg, Johann Andrea Endterischen Buchhandlung: 1804

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 13889

Condition: Good

Woodcut plates; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 838 pages; Period full speckled calf, six raised bands at spine. Morocco title label at spine well worn, shrunken, cracked and indistinct. Leather at spine with vertical stress creasing and a small chip missing mid-spine. Chipped and frayed at spine ends. Rear board hanging on by a thread or two. Illustrated with 44 plates attached to binding stubs; plates are the full width of two pages. 41 numbered plates all present ... View more info

Youatt on the Structure and Diseases of the Horse, with Their Remedies; Also, Practical Rules to Buyers, Breeders, Breakers, Smiths, Etc. ; To Which is Prefixed, an Account of the Breeds in the United States ... with Numerous Illustrations

By: Youatt and W. C. Spooner (Ed) and Henry S. Randall

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Auburn & Buffalo, Miller Orton & Mulligan: 1854

Edition: 18th thousand

Seller ID: 16084

Condition: Very Good-

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 483 pages; HC in publisher's light green cloth with ruling and cover decoration in blind. Spine title lettered and illustrated in gilt, just a little dulled and rubbed. Tissue guarded, engraved frontis; numerous woodcuts in-text. Cloth a little rubbed and just superficially frayed at spine ends. Binding sound and contents snug. Only light foxing to front and rear endmatter. Solid clean copy. VG- to VG View more info