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Nijinsky Triple Crown Winner, Baerlein, Richard
1 Baerlein, Richard Nijinsky Triple Crown Winner
London Pelham Books 1971 Second Impression Hardcover Very Good + Very Good 
Greem boards, gilt title to spine. Sloght fading to tail of spine, light creasing to head. 158pp illustrated with photographs. Text and illustrations clean, binding firm. Dust Jacket very slight darkeing to spine and top edge. Light wear woth some creasing to head of spine. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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2 Chifney, Samuel. Genius Genuine : A Fine Part in Riding a Race.......
U. K. The Author Hardback Very Good No Jacket 
Reprinted verbatim from the edition and sold by Henry Angel, 16 Gloucester St., Queen's Sq. London, WC, 1804. Dark red leath boards with beveled edges, gilt title to front and spine. Top edge gilt. Slight darkening to spine, rubbing to some edges, scratch to rear. Blue endpapers, creas eto bottom corners. Three signatures to title page dated 1871 and 1923 where there is a little foxing. 127pp text clean. 
Price: 275.00 GBP
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3 Darvill, R A Treatise on the Care Treatment and Training of the English Race Horse
London James Ridgway 1828 First Edition Hardback Poor No Jacket 
Boards worn and stained. Lacking spine but boards heal on by brown tape. 3 engraved plates of designs for stables (2 of them folding), Closed tear to one, the other 2 are loose engraved plate of horse shoes. Gutters cracked pages loose up to page 49. Previous owners name FELIX W LEACH to fep. dated 1928. Some foxing and pages browned. In need of some TLC. 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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4 Duke of Portland Memories of Racing and Hunting
London Faber & Faber Ltd 1935 First Edition Hardback Good + No Jacket 
Blue cloth boards, gilt title to front and spine. darkening to spine wearto edges with corners soft. slight scuffing. Previous owners name to fep. Webbing showing to half title page, so binding a little shaky. 364pp illustrated with photographs, text and illusrations very cleam, pages frim. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Horse Power and Magic, Evans, George Ewart
5 Evans, George Ewart Horse Power and Magic
London Faber & Faber Ltd 1979 0571113486 / 9780571113484 First Edition Hardback Very Good ++ Very Good 
Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Small bump to top front edge. 222pp illustrated with photographs and drawings. Text and illustrations very clean, binding firm. Dust Jacket Fading to spine wear to edges with some creasing and small closed tear to top edge. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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6 Gilbry, Quinten Winners and Losers Vol I
London Welbecson Press Ltd 1928 Hardback Very Good No Jacket 
Blue cloth boards with cream spine. Gilt title to front and spine., Darkening to spine and edges. small round mark to rear, three suff marks to font. Previous owners name to fep. Frontispiece with browned tissue guard. illustrated with black/white photographs and colour plates. Text and illusrations very clean, binding firm. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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7 Head, Sir Francis. B The Horse and His Rider
London John Murray 1860 First Edition Hardback Good No Jacket 
Purple boards, with gilt illusration to front title to spine. darkening to spine and edges with some spotting mainly to rear. wear to edges with 2 small closed tears to head of spine. Blue endpapers with previous owners name to fep and title page. Gutter cracked at preface so binding a little shaky, also showing slightly at title page. 226pp plus general list of works, page 15/16 lose, otherwise text clean. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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8 Jackson, Thomas Our Dumb Companions Or Conversations About Dogs Horses Donkeys and Cats
London S W Partridge & Co Hardback Very Good No Jacket 
New Edition : Blue cloth boards, with colourd illustration to fron, gilt title to front and spine. Beveled edges, slight wear. Gift inscription to fep. Foxing to endpapers, frist and last page, otherwise the text and illusrations are clean, binding firm. 112pp 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The World's Best Horse, Lady Wentworth
9 Lady Wentworth The World's Best Horse
London George Allen & Co Ltd 1958 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good 
Blue boards, gilt title to spine, Light shelf wear with slight fading to top edge. Front board slightly warped. 252pp illustrated with photographs and drawimngs. Text and illustration clean, binding firm. Dust Jacket in new protective cover5, wear to edge, with some open/closed tear.There 1/4" by 2" loss to head of spine and top edge. Slight foxing. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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10 Nimrod The Horse and the Hound Their Various Uses and Treatment Including Practical Instructions in Horsemanship and A Treatise on Horse-Dealing
U. K. Adam & Charles Black 1843 Hardback Fair No Jacket 
Second Edition : Previous owners name Felix W Leach to fep. Half bound in brown leather with gilt decorated raised banded spine. Wear/rubbing to edges, spine faded. Front gutter broken so front not attached. 514pp illustrated with 4 plates, frontispiece lacking. Woodcuts and vignettes throughout. A few pages edges repaired and Page 123 small piece lacking. Small holes to most pages and browning to bottom section pf pages. A fair working copy. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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11 White, James A Compendium of the Veterinary Art : containing plain and concise rules for the treatment of all the disorders and accidents to which the Horse is liable; with observations on Grooming, Feeding, Exercise and the Construction of Stables.
London Longman Rees Orme Brown Green et al 1829 Hardback Good + No Jacket 
Also contains a brief description of The Structure, Economy and Diseases of The Horses Foot with the Principles and Practice of Shoeing : Half bound in bvlack leather with marbled boards, gilt title to spine. Boards worn and rubbed. Two previous owners name to fep, one being crossed out. Small blind stamp of bookshop to rep with slight foxing. 340pp illustrated with 23 plates, a few in colour and 1 folding. Text and illusrations clean with just the bown mark. Front gutter slightly cracked, but binding still firm. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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