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RACING DAYS

By: Boyd, Brendan and Henry Horenstein

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Owl Book/Henry Holt and Co.: 1995

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 2218

ISBN: 0805042938

Condition: Near Fine


Pages are clean and tight; printed on high quality, glossy paper. Illustrated with 90 striking b/w photos, with 70 accompanying essays. This book captures the gritty, elegant essence of a fascinating closed universe, the Thoroughbred racetrack and its myriad of characters. "Racing Days lays bare the very soul of racing, warts and all" {Esquire]. Illustrates everyone and everything from the grooms doing the gritty, day-to-day labor through to the jockeys, trainers... View more info

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Exterminator: Horse Racing's Beloved "Old Bones"

By: Boyd, Eva Jolene

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Lexington, KY, Eclipse Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5575

ISBN: 1581500874

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Hardcover is dark blue with photo of Exterminator in the middle; gold lettering on front and spine. Grey monochrome horseshoe end papers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Stitched in black ribbon bookmark. Illustrated with 32 b/w photographs. "Exterminator was one of hrose racing's first superstars...affectionately known as "Old Bones", went from backup performer to headliner in 1918 when he won the Kentucky Derby. ..During his long career [8 ye... View more info

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Exterminator: Horse Racing's Beloved "Old Bones"

By: Boyd, Eva Jolene

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Lexington, KY, Eclipse Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5576

ISBN: 1581500874

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Hardcover is dark blue with photo of Exterminator in the middle; gold lettering on front and spine. Grey monochrome horseshoe end papers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Stitched in black ribbon bookmark. Illustrated with 32 b/w photographs. "Exterminator was one of hrose racing's first superstars...affectionately known as "Old Bones", went from backup performer to headliner in 1918 when he won the Kentucky Derby. ..During his long career [8 ye... View more info

The Foxhound Of The Twentieth Century: The Breeding and Work of the Kennels of England,....

By: Bradley, Cuthbert

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons, Limited: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5665

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover is red boards with faux red leather spine; faded gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if very lightly and lovingly used. Stitched binding. Bookstore plate/sticker inside back cover. Color frontispiece of Celebrated Sires of the Duke of Rutland's kennel during Sir Gilbert Greenall's Mastership between 1896 - 1912, with Ben Capell Huntsmen. Has two pieces of tissue between it and title page; first leaf numbers the figures, second leaf na... View more info

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Believe: A Horseman's Journey

By: Brannaman, Buck and William Reynolds

Price: $34.75

Publisher: Guilford, CT, The Lyons Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8904

ISBN: 1592284337

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Hardcover is grey with black spine, gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with b/w photographs. "Believe continues to chronicle the man's efforts as catalyst and mentor as we meet twelve people with whom he has worked. Through their words and through Brannaman's perceptive introductions to each essay, we experience first-hand the hope and confidence that he has instilled in them and their horses". Afterward. ; B&W Ph... View more info

Ranch Roping A Practical Guide to Traditional Roping

By: Brannaman, Buck, with A. J. Mangum

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Western Horseman Inc.: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6732

Condition: New


Cover is stapled wraps. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with dozens of color photos. Sections are: Ropes & loops; Basic swings; Practice; Getting horseback; Logging; Swings; Tracking cattle; Working situations; Roping a horse. "This collection of instructional pieces isn't meant to prepare a reader for roping competition. Instead a reader should be able to learn enough from the material to use a rope properly in the humane handling of lives... View more info

Ranch Roping A Practical Guide to Traditional Roping

By: Brannaman, Buck, with A. J. Mangum

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Western Horseman Inc.: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7584

Condition: New


Cover is stapled wraps. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with dozens of color photos. Sections are: Ropes & loops; Basic swings; Practice; Getting horseback; Logging; Swings; Tracking cattle; Working situations; Roping a horse. "This collection of instructional pieces isn't meant to prepare a reader for roping competition. Instead a reader should be able to learn enough from the material to use a rope properly in the humane handling of lives... View more info

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The Faraway Horses The Adventures and Wisdom of One of America's Most Renowned Horsemen

By: Brannaman, Buck, with William Reynolds

Price: $12.25

Publisher: Guilford, CT, The Lyons Press/Globe Pequot Press: 2001

Seller ID: 4960

ISBN: 1585748633

Condition: Near Fine


Cover is plum colored with cream colored spine; black lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illsutrated with b/w photos. Before there was Monty Roberts and John Lyons, there was Buck Brannaman, one of the original 'horse whisperers, ' along with Tom and Bill Dorrance. Buck recounts his moving, inspiring and often humorous adventures in learning how to work with horses, gentling them, not breaking them. "These principles are really about l... View more info

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Understanding The Pony Your Guide to Horse Health Care and Management

By: Briggs, Karen

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Lexington, KY, The Blood-Horse, Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3788

ISBN: 1581500556


Cover is glazed paper. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with dozens of color and b/w photos. "...covers the essentials every pony owner needs to know. Topics include....nutrition, pony psychology. Diseases and conditions common to ponies are discussed....how pones are used---for jumping, driving, and other disciplines..." ; The Horse Health Care Library Series; Photographs; 6 x 9; 117 pages; NEW View more info

Whoop for Joy A Christmas Wish

By: Briggs-Bunting, Jane and Buechel, Jon

Price: $11.75

Publisher: Oxford, MI, Black River Trading Co: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9985

ISBN: 0964908301

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Color Illustrations; 7 1/2 x 9 1/4; 25 pages; Hard cover has green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Boards have light scuffing. DJ has light rubbing and scuffing. Pages are clean and tight, with slight signs of loving use. Beautiful color pictures by the former Detroit Free Press fashion illustrator. A little girl moves from Cleveland, Ohio to rural Michigan, where she learns to love a horse named Whoop, who suffers from painful laminitis until a Christmas mira... View more info

British Bird Sounds on CD The Definitive Audio Guide to Birds in Britain

By: British Library, the

Price: $13.75

Publisher: London, British Library: 2010

Seller ID: 9486

ISBN: 0712305122

Condition: New


British Library - British Library Sound Archive Series; 5.51 X 4.88 X 0.63 inches; 2 CD set. Sealed in publisher's shrinkwrap. This is a guide to all British birds whose sounds are likely to be encountered by the average birdwatcher. A total of 175 species are heard. English names are announced before each recording. As far as possible background species sounds are identified to prevent confusion. 24 page booklet gives full deatils of all the recordings. View more info

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The Horse Owner's Problem Solver Provides Practical Solutions to the Most Common Problems Relating to Horse Care and Management

By: Britton, Vanessa

Price: $13.25

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, UK, David & Charles: 2002

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 2916

ISBN: 0715313177

Condition: New


Pages are clean and tight. This is a NEW book. Illustrated with dozens of color and b/w photos. Book parts are: The Grass-kept Horse; Stable Management; Health & Veterinary Care; Feeding & Nutrition. Lots of great information for any horseperson. Includes how to take a horse's temperature, navicular, parasites, supplements, dentistry, when to get the vet, what to have in an on-site emergency care kit, etc. Really nice 'one stop' volume with loads of handy, clearly writte... View more info

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The Horse Owner's Problem Solver Provides Practical Solutions to the Most Common Problems Relating to Horse Care and Management

By: Britton, Vanessa

Price: $13.25

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, UK, David & Charles: 2002

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 2917

ISBN: 0715313177

Condition: New


Pages are clean and tight. This is a NEW book. Illustrated with dozens of color and b/w photos. Book parts are: The Grass-kept Horse; Stable Management; Health & Veterinary Care; Feeding & Nutrition. Lots of great information for any horseperson. Includes how to take a horse's temperature, navicular, parasites, supplements, dentistry, when to get the vet, what to have in an on-site emergency care kit, etc. Really nice 'one stop' volume with loads of handy, clearly writte... View more info

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Showing Masterclass: With Allister Hood And Wendy King

By: Britton, Vanessa

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, UK, David & Charles UK: 1996

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5399

ISBN: 0715303104

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Hardcover is blue with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; book appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with 70+ color and b/w photographs and drawings. "There is essential advice on buying or breeding a potentail show animal; on training and preparation for the show ring; on the vitally important subject of ringcraft, and the 'tricks of the trade'; and on the whole judging process". Includes an appendix and index. ; Learn With the Experts S... View more info

THE SPORTS AND PASTIMES LIBRARY POINT-TO-POINT RACING.

By: Brock, D. W. E.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, H. F. G. Witherby Ltd.: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10142

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


Ex-Libris; B&W Illustrations; 5 1/4 x 8; x, 228 pages; Hard cover is green gold lettering on spine. Boards have rubbing, sunning, scuffing, bumping; former owner's bookplate inside front cover. Gutter weak from front end paper to page 6. A few pages have some underlining. Illustrated with 13 b/w photographs. DJ has rubbing, chipping, sunning, scuffing, bumping, closed tears, missing chunk at bottom of spine and top of rear; front flat price clipped; in a mylar cover. View more info

Who's Who In New England Morgandom, Volume II

By: Brooks, Patty (Ed.)

Price: $37.50

Publisher: No Place, New England Morgan Horse Association: N.D.

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5406

Condition: Very Good


Softcover is colorful, heavy paper. Overall pages are clean and tight. No date of publication, but last listed dates for any horses, awards, etc. , is 1984, so likely published in 1984 or 1985. Lavishly illustrated with 150+ b/w photographs. Overall, divided into sections by states, with each state outline divided into lettered regions. Covers Connecticut, Maine, Massachussetts, New Hampshire, Vermont [where the Morgan Horse is the official state animal]; Outside New Eng... View more info

Ancient Art Of The American Woodland Indians Exhibition Catalogue

By: Brose, David S, James A. Brown, and David W. Penney

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, in Association With the Detroit Institute of Arts: 1985

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5434

ISBN: 0895581051

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Grey spine with burgundy lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 141 color and b/w plates; 32 figures; and a map. This is an exhibition catalogue for a show that appeared at: The National Gallery of Art, Washington , D. C. , March 17 - August 4, 1985; The Detroit Institute of Arts, September 2 - November 11, 1985; The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, December 16 - March 2, 1986. Printed and bound... View more info

Tack Room Talk October 1972

By: Brotchie, J. F. , ; editor

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Beverly, MA, TRT Publications: 1972

Seller ID: 8487

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 5 1/2 x 8 1/2; 38 pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps. Has sepia color hunting picture on front. Light rubbing, scuffing, shelf wear to covers. Pages are clean and tight. Leafs 17 -27 show a faint stain at bottom, which does not intrude into the text or pictures. Has various articles on many horse related topics, racing, dressage, olympics, breeding, horse shows.....by various authors. Also includes many older ads. Illustrated with b/w drawings and phot... View more info

Silver Heels

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $165.75

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8018

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 6 1/4 x 8 1/2; Unpaginated pages; Hard cover is grey cloth boards with red outlined horse on front and red lettering on spine. Pages not numbered, ca. 125 pages. Cover has some bumping, corner fraying, sunning. Pages are clean and tight. No marks on book or DJ. Complete DJ has a blurry price stamp on front flap. Sunning rubbing/scuffing/bumping, closed tear on the back from edge of rear flap to spine; in a mylar cover. Illustrated with delightful b/w d... View more info

He Saw a Hummingbird How the Tiniest of Birds and a Man's Indomitable Spirit Combined to Bring about a Miracle

By: Browning, Norma Lee & Russell Ogg

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Midland, MI, Northwood Institute Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 6875

ISBN: 0873590430

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Hardcover is red with silver lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Orange endpapers. Inscription and signature of both authors on front end paper, dated with location. Laid in is original bookmark for this book. 8 color photographs at rear of book. Reprint of first edition from 1978, as stated on copyright page. ; Color Photographs; 0.9 x 8.1 x 6.1 Inches; ix, 143 pages; Cover has light shelf wear, bumping, dated location of purchase on front end paper. DJ has ... View more info