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A Stable for Jill.


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.


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, dustwrapper(illustrated by Raynes) has minor edge wear and slight sunning to spine. VG/G+. 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 base of contents page. Red cloth, illustrated wrap-around dustwrapper designed by Stella Rose has minor edge wear and a few l... 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 pronunciation of some of the French expressions used. Orange illustrated cloth, dustwrapper slightly rubbed with small edge chi... View more info