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Tan and Tarmac. (Illustrations by Anne Gordon).

By: BAXTER, Gillian.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London: Evans Brothers Limited, 1958.:

Seller ID: 43524


1st edition. "An American film star, Ross Collins, asks David to board his wonder horse for him while he is in London with his rodeo for a Christmas season, and when Mrs Collins is injured Steve[Stephanie Winter] gets the exciting opportunity to take her part in the show...." Pp.192, frontispiece + 6 further black & white illustrations by Anne Gordon, owner's name to front free endpaper, spotting to endpapers and closed page edges. Blue cloth, dustwrapper rubbed... View more info

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Ghost Horse. Stallion of the Oregon Trail. (Illustrated by C.Gifford Ambler).

By: CHIPPERFIELD, Joseph E.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: Hutchinson, 1962.:

Seller ID: 43523


2nd impression. "...For Jim Blaine it was unforgettable - that glimpse of the mighty Pahute Stallion, the stallion men affirmed had died long years back. And now the stockman had seen him, noted even his swift, easy pacing as he thundered down the trail - the trail that led straight towards Nevada...." Pp.191, frontispiece + 6 further illustrations by C.Gifford Ambler. Orange cloth, dustwrapper has small tear to top of spine and creasing to top edge and is in a removab... View more info

A Stable for Jill.

By: FERGUSON, Ruby.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1956.:

Seller ID: 43401


4th impression. "Jill and three friends, all under firfteen, start a riding stable and hire out horsesand ponies without any help from grown-ups". Pp.159, illustrations by Caney, Orange illustrated cloth, dustwrapper rubbed with edge tears. VG/Good. View more info

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Ponies in Clover.

By: GERVAISE, Mary.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London: Armada, 1968. 0:

Seller ID: 37682


"'Stop-stop-wait!' she gasped out thinking that if only he would stand still she might manage to mount him. But of course she should have said 'Go on'! As it was, he leapt forward - she lost her grip and fell heavily, striking her head on the exposed root of a tree." Pp.128, occasional black & white illustrations, light spotting to closed page edges. Paperback, crease to lower rear corner. G+. View more info

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Puzzle of Ponies.

By: GERVAISE, Mary. [pseud. Joan Mary Wayne Brown].

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London: Lutterworth Press, 1964.:

Seller ID: 42261


1st edition. "It all began when Georgia Kane and her friends decided to enter a gymkhana. Ponies kept disappearing in the neighbourhood and nobody was able to trace their whereabouts. The children suspected horse-thieves. Then they meet a strange unfriendly girl and her grandmothe who lead them to solve the mystery of the missing ponies." Pp.141, colour frontispiece + further black & white illustration by Raynes, owner's name to inside front board. Green cloth, ... View more info

The Manx Star.

By: LAMOND, Henry G.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Faber & Faber Ltd, 1954.:

Seller ID: 43522


1st edition. Story about horses in the Australian outback. "Manx Star is a stallion, a famous thoroughbred racehorse, who is sent to a station as a break in his training, but escapes and joins the wild herds which roam the plains." Pp.261. Green cloth, dustwrapper has edge tears with loss to lower front corner by spine and is in a removable clear protective wrap. VG/Good. View more info

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Steep Farm Stables. (Illustrated by Sheila Rose).

By: SANDLER, Mona.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London: Country Life Limited, 1958.:

Seller ID: 43422


1st edition. "Mona Sandler continues the story that she began in "The Young Horse Dealers". Once again we meet Jean Connaught and her slightly-older friend, Moyra Brent who are still running their horse dealing business at Steep Farm.They also have several horses at livery and others that they are re-schooling and breaking in." Pp.102, 8 black & white illustrations by Sheila Rose, front free endpaper absent, old tape marks to endpapers and small tear to ... View more info

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Bibi The Baker's Horse. (Illustrated by Artur Horowicz).

By: STEWART, Anna Bird.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: Hutchinson, nd. (c.1957).:

Seller ID: 43418


"What a hustle and a bustle there is in Avignon on the day of the Great Horse Fair....Bibi's story began there one St Andrew's Day when his tinker master sold him to a baker, and Bibi the little brown Corsican horse became Bibi - the baker's horse. Soon he was pulling the baker's cart piled high with loaves of every fascinating shape imaginable..." Pp.159, occasional black & white drawings by Artur Horowicz, 9 pages of notes to end explaining the meaning and pr... View more info

Patch The Piebald.

By: WYNNE, May.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Croydon: The Blue Book Company, 1947.:

Seller ID: 43421


1st edition. Children's pony story. Pp.132, crease to rear endpaper, gift message to inside front board. Green cloth spine slightly sunned, with illustrated paper covered boards, a little rubbed with small bumps to corners. G+. View more info