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Ringers & Rascals: A Taste of Skulduggery

By: Ashforth, David

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Newbury, Highdown: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Pa396

ISBN: 1904317065

Condition: Fine


303pp. Near mint. A racing fraudster.Peter Christian Barrie, painted horses with henna dye to disguise good horses as bad ones tricking bookmakers out of millions of dollars. View more info

FARRIERY IMPROV'D: Or, a Compleat Treatise on the Art of Farriery.Wherein is Fully Explain'd The Nature,Structure and Mechanism of That Noble and Useful Creature A Horse

By: Bracken, Henry

Price: £195.00

Publisher: London, J. Clarke and J. Shuckburgh: 1742

Edition: 4th edition

Seller ID: T136

Condition: V.g.


viii[ii],363, index [35] pp. Contemporary full calf, red morocco label, rubbed and worn but intact. SOUND AND TIGHT COPY. The first edition was published in 1737. A scarce edition. 16.5 x 9.5. Orig. full calf with 5 raised bands. Joints cracked but intact. Rubbed and worn but 100% original binding. Old heavy owners name to front end-paper [undated]. Foreword dedication to Sir Nathaniel Curzon View more info

Browns Manual of Modern Farriery a Practical and Popular Treatise

By: Brown, Thomas

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, George Virtue, Ivy Lane:

Seller ID: F058

Condition: V.g., Soiled


920pp, 18 steel engraved plates. plus frontis. and engraved title-page. ND The game laws at the end refer to 1847. Soiled copy with a tired, worn but complete binding. A good reading copy of the book. Plates soiled and a little worn in places. Section VI [en-titled OF FIELD SPORTS GENERALLY] is interesting with instructions in Racing, hunting, coursing, shooting, fishing and field-sports generally. Half-title page reads ;- A manual of modern farriery embracing the cure of diseases incidental to horses, cattle, sheep, swine and dogs ; with instructions in racing, hunting, coursing, shooting, f... View more info

Tales of the Old Horsemen

By: Davies, Jennifer

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, David & Charles: 2006

Seller ID: K682

ISBN: 0715304690

Condition: Fine


192pp. Illustrated throughout. Almost as new View more info

OUR HORSES

By: Edwards, Lionel

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Books Ltd: 1948

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: V172

Condition: V.g.


32pp. ND c1948. Colour plates and illustrations by Edwards. Lithographed by Charles and read Ltd. Covers foxed, chipped and worn to the edges, Beautiful horse illustrations in colour and bl/wh. Nice internally View more info

HORSES AND STABLES

By: Fitzwygram, Sir F.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Longman's Green & Co: 1894

Edition: fourth edition

Seller ID: TS315

Condition: Fine


viii, 560, Index. 56 illus.plates Original green buckram with a paper label [incomplete]. A comprehensive reference including ventilation and construction of stables, feeding, forage, grooming, shoeing, exercise, horse physiology diseases and treatment, leg and ligament problems, purchase and warranty, shoeing, dentistry. etc. A nice copy with no marking to the text. Neat owners names a the front end-paper, View more info

THE PRACTICAL HORSEKEEPER,

By: Fleming, G.,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: L. Upcott Gill, Ltd. London, [1890's],:

Seller ID: D167


first edition, viii, 264pp, 14pp advertising index, , octavo, original mauve cloth, gilt lettering, embossed, dusty condition. Published cheaply this copy is average in condition by a good working exa mple of a book purchased at the turn of the century by the working classes. View more info

WILD HORSES

By: Francis, Dick

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: E127

ISBN: 0 7181 3603 9

Condition: Fine, price-clipped


282pp, A fine almost mint copy with a neat owners inscription View more info

VALLEY OF WILD HORSES

By: Grey, Zane

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1952

Edition: second impression

Seller ID: T205

Condition: V.g.


223pp. Blue cloth, sunned spine. Owners inscriptions to the front free end-paper View more info

HINTS TO HORSE KEEPERS,

By: Herbert, Henry William,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Orange Judd, Co., New York, 1911,:

Seller ID: D151


, 425pp, illustrated throughout, octavo, original dark red cloth, binding worn and loose, a working copy worth re-binding. 'A complete manual for horsemen; embracing chapters on mules and ponies.' View more info

THE WINTER KINGS

By: Herbert, Ivor and Smyly, Patricia,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1989

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: A345

Condition: Fine


284pp., index, col. and b&w plates, large octavo, d.j., fine, small inscription, Greta steeplechasers- Lottery to Desert Orchid, View more info

THE HORSE TRIALS STORY

By: Hope, Lt. Col. C.E.G.,

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1969

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: B982

Condition: V.g.


228pp, index, 60 illustrations, d.j., near fine condition. The history of the three-day horse trials. View more info

THE OWNER GROOM

By: Howe, T.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Limited: 1960

Edition: 3rd edition

Seller ID: F0157

Condition: Fine


158pp, A guide to horse management by amateurs. originally printed 1938, revised in this up-dated edition View more info

THE SUFFOLK STUD-BOOK A Register of the County Breed of Cart Horses 1935-1945 10 volume run

By: Keer, Raymond

Price: £450.00

Publisher: Diss, Francis Cupris: 1935

Edition: original editions

Seller ID: MD127

Condition: Fine


10 volume complete run of original issues of the Suffolk bound in the original dark green blind-stamped dec. cloth, gilt. A fine set in lovely condition with no fading, wear, inscriptions or marks. Vols 38 - 47 1935-1945 [1944 was not pub. due to the war]. Each volume includes two or three real photographic plates pasted-in with tissue guards. Stallion horses 6406-7682; Mares 17516-25067 recorded. The Suffolk Horse Society was founded in 1877 and the first volume of the Stud book was published in 1880. View more info

Passport to Life an Autobiography

By: LLewellyn, Harry

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson/Stanley Paul: 1980

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: G458

ISBN: 0091433606

Condition: Fine


261pp, illus. throughout. A nice copy with a trifle fading to d.j. spine View more info

All the Pretty Horses

By: McCarthy, Cormac

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Pan Books: 1993

Seller ID: S038

ISBN: 0330331698

Condition: Fine


302pp. Pictorila card covers View more info

THE FAMILY POCKET-BOOK or, Fountain of true and useful Knowledge

By: Montague, Peregrine

Price: £650.00

Publisher: London, Henry Coote: 1762

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Pa757

Condition: V.g.


ND c1762. viii, 9-162, [iv blank] pp. Frontis wood-cut plate of three horses and huntsmen, one with a large hawk.Two text plates p93/94. Vignette tail-pieces. Original full polished leather binding with double ruled blind border. Rubbed extremities. Peregrine Montague was a Gentleman of Grange-Abbey in Oxfordshire. and he wrote this rare book after 'thirty years experience'. Sold by George Paul, Holborn. Bold signature 'Thos Higgins His Book Dec 7th 1766'. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOS. A Rare Item. This issue appears to be a very early prrinting with the title page listing 'the Good House-keepers ... View more info

THAT'S RACING

By: O'Sullevan, Peter and Magee, Sean

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul: 1992

Edition: 1st edition

Inscription: Letter By Author

Seller ID: F0216

ISBN: 0091771838

Condition: Fine


208pp. Iiustrated. Foreword by HRH The Princess Royal. Signed by author Sean Magee View more info

Calling the Horses: A Racing Autobiography

By: O'Sullivan, Peter

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul: 1989

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: J572

ISBN: 0091737141

Condition: Fine


368pp. Pictorial d.j. View more info

HORSE NONSENSE

By: REYNOLDS, JOHN YEATMAN, R.J. SELLAR, W.C.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd: 1934

Edition: third edition

Seller ID: G351

Condition: V.g.


126pp. By the authors of '1066 and all that' View more info