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1 American Stables: An Architectural Tour 0821211056 / 9780821211052
Sadler, Julius Trousdale Jr., and Jacquelin D. J. Sadler; Alexander Mackay-Smith (fwd.)
Boston, MA: New York Graphic Society, 1981. First Edition
Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Near Fine 
Dark green cloth, lettered in gilt. Very slight rubbing along bottom edge, former owner's signature/date along top edge of front flyleaf. Color pictorial dust jacket shows light shelf wear, crease to top corner of front flap, now in mylar. viii,219 pp., illus. w/ color, b&w photographs. 035450 
Price: 19.50 USD
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2 American Steeplecheesing 2001 
Clancy, Joe, Jr., and William Gallo (editors)
Elkton, MD: National Steeplechase Association, 2002. First Thus
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. No Jacket Book 
Burgundy polished leatherette, lettered/illus. in gold foil. Mild binding lean, a few slight surface marks to covers, nearly as issued. Former owner's signature along top edge of front flyleaf, vertical crease to main title, otherwise clean and unmarked interior. Approx. 400 pp., illus. in color, b&w. 038641 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 An Authentic Historical Memoir of the Schuylkill Fishing Company of the State in Schuylkill. From its Establishment on that Romantic Stream, Near Philadelphia, in the Year 1732, to the Present Time B/W Memoirs of the Gloucester Fox Hunting Club, Near Philadelphia 
By a Member [William Milnor]
Philadelphia, PA: Judah Dobson, 1830. 1st Edition
Original Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fair-Good. Book 
Original dull pink cloth, lacking spine panel. Cloth spotted and faded, mostly tanned (especially toward edges), rounded/exposed corners. Foxed throughout, ranging light to moderate. Unrestored copy, front board detached, rear board loose and binding weak but holding. viii,127,[1],[ii],56,[errata] pp., engraving of fox on 2nd p. [51]. First edition, first issue, with no added text on p. viii, but this copy lacking lithographic views and portraits. Signatures of former owner John Clemens, Haddonfield, NJ in fore-edge margins of pp. 31 and 113; front pastedown shows private library book plate of Pennsylvania historian Thomas Lynch Montgomery, 1929. First title takes up the history of the oldest sporting club in the world; second title is the first American imprint about fox hunting. Howes M 636. Very scarce. 038658 
Price: 300.00 USD
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4 British Sporting and Animal Prints 1658-1874 [Sport in Art and Books: The Paul Mellon Collection] 0905005546 / 9780905005546
Snelgrove, Dudley (compiler)
London and New Haven, CT: Tate Gallery/Yale Center for British Art, 1981. First Edition
Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Fine 
Orange cloth, with front panel wheat sheaf device in gold foil, gold foil on black title label on upper spine panel. As issued. Dust jacket is very slightly rubbed at head of spine and shows hints of shelf wear, vritually as issued, now in Brodart sleeve. xxii,257 pp., illus. w/ 25 full-page color plates, 114 full-page b&w plates. 014397 
Price: 95.00 USD
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5 British Sporting Artists from Barlow to Herring 
Sparrow, Walter Shaw
London: Spring Books, 1965. First Thus
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Good 
Rust cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gilt. Text block edges a bit dulled/soiled along top edge, lightly foxed fore-edge. Light edge wear. Color illus. dust jacket shows rubbed edges, creasing to surface laminate in spots, now in mylar. xiii,249 pp., well illus. in color, b&w. 030333 
Price: 9.50 USD
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6 Catalogue of 36th Annual Saratoga Yearling Sales - August 13-17, 1956 [36th Annual Sale of Thoroughbred Yearlings to be Sold at Public Auction at the Saratoga Sales Paddocks] 
Fasig-Tipton Company
New York and Saratoga Springs, NY: Fasig-Tipton Company, Inc., 1956. First Thus
Spiral Bound 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Very Good. 
Tan stiff paper wraps, spiral-bound. Mild shelf wear, mild abrasion along top front edge, some handling wear. lii,243 pp. Loss at bottom corner of title page, title page partly detached, otherwise intact interior. Scarce vintage issue. 022787 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Churchill Downs: A Documentary History of America's Most Legendary Race Track 0961710322 / 9780961710323
Thomas, Samuel W.
Louisville, KY: Kentucky Derby Museum, 1995. First Edition
Hard Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Fine 
Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in archival mylar. 248 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. 023145 
Price: 49.95 USD
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8 City Riders: A Story of Riding and Friendship 0876057288 / 9780876057285
Fineberg, Roberta; Julie Krone (fwd.)
New York: Howell Book House, 1997. 1st Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Fine Book 
Black 1/4 cloth, light blue paper covered boards. Remainder dot on bottom text block edge, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket as issued. x,99 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Young adult profile of three adolescent girls who ride their horses at Claremont Riding Academy in New York City. 036909 
Price: 7.50 USD
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9 De Luxe Saddlery Co. Importers: Fine English Saddlery - Correct Riding Apparel- Lifetime Luggage - Catalogue No. 17 

Baltimore, MD: De Luxe Saddlery Co./Meyers Bros. Riding Apparel, First Thus
Original Wraps 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. VG+. Book 
Booklet, color illus. wraps. 108 pp., illus. internally w/ b&w photographs, drawings. Covers are mildly soiled, with light crease to top front corner, slight loss at top rear corner. Clean interior. Undated, ca. mid-1930s based on internal content. 044921 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Equus: The Creation of a Horse 0688032397 / 9780688032395
Vavra, Robert; James A. Michener (fwd.)
New York: William Morrow and Co., 1976. First American Edition
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Near Fine Book 
Orange cloth, lettered and front cover illus. in black. Slightly rubbed spine extremities, otherwise basically as issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, 1 1/2" closed tear along bottom front edge, price-clipped front flap, now in mylar. 224 pp., illus. w/ color plates. 041130 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Every Man His Own Farrier: Containing the Causes, Symptoms, and Most Approved Methods of Cure, of the Diseases of Horses. [HALF-TITLE: Diseases of the Horse.] 
Clater, Francis
Philadelphia, PA: Lea and Blanchard, 1845. First U.S. Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Good. N/A Book 
Stated 1st American, from the 28th London, edition. Brown cloth, moderately spotted and soiled, with only vestiges of title label remaining on spine panel. Both bottom corners and portions of bottom edge are soft, with moderate dampstaining, and an approx. 1" section of front bottom edge exposed, but otherwise intact. Internally foxed, ranging light to (mostly) moderate. 219 pp. + [28] pp. publisher's catalog at rear. Firm binding, text block fully intact, with uniform edges and no loose leaves. Externally Good only (though mostly cosmetic defects), internally VG with note to foxing. 011621 
Price: 99.95 USD
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12 Famous Sporting Prints [Vol. V - Henry Alken] 
Alken, Henry
London: The Studio Ltd., 1929. First Edition
Soft Cover Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Very Good. 
Original cardstock illus. wraps, toned but intact, with some rubbing evident along extended edges. Approx. 2" separation of both covers at top hinge, with area of loss at head of spine panel. Covers mildly soiled. Interior paper slightly toned and lightly foxed, but tipped-in color plates remain vibrant and unaffected. 8 color plates with facing-page commentary. Approx. 10" x 12.5", with plates measuring approx. 7" x 9". 015519 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 For the Good of the Rider 1570761442 / 9781570761447
Wanless, Mary
North Pomfret, VT: Trafalgar Square Publishing, 1999. 1st Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Fine Book 
Rust cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. white dust jacket essentially as issued. 335 pp., illus. 2nd ptg. of 1st edition: 1999. 044342 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Hard Up on Pegasus 
Pollard, Hugh B C.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1931. First Edition
Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Good. No Jacket Gilbert Holiday 
Black 1/4 cloth, orange cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt, top text block edge in gilt. No statement of edition/printing but printed from British plates and thus not conforming to standard Houghton designations, likely first edition. Modest shelf wear, cloth mildly soiled with horizontal soil mark across upper rear cover, gilt lettering a bit rubbed. x,208 pp., illus. w/ frontis. + 12 color plates, additional illus. in text. Appears to lack a front blank preceding half-title, otherwise complete. Text block edges somewhat toned by age, light soiling to endpapers and a few light soil marks to fore-edge margins. 030415 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Jumper: The Life of a Siberian Horse [INSCRIBED] 
Kalashnikoff, Nicholas
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1944. 
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. VG- Shenton, Edward Signed by Author
Dark blue polished cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. Slight shelf wear, text block edges somewhat age-toned, typical of issue. 1946 ptg. (wartime paper). [v],224 pp., illus. Inscribed on lower front flyleaf by author: "With / my warm regards / Nicholas Kalashnikoff / Sept. 28, 1947 / New York" (not personalized, full signature). Early ptg., 1946. Color illus. dust jacket is modestly rubbed along edges, with several short closed tears with associated creasing along bottom front edge, slight loss at head of spine and 1 1/2" area of triangular loss along top rear edge, now in mylar. 032837 
Price: 75.00 USD
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16 Let's Ride! With Linda Tellington-Jones: Fun and Teamwork with Your Horse or Pony [SIGNED] 1570760853 / 9781570760853
Tellington-Jones, Linda, adn Andrea Pabel
North Pomfret, VT: Trafalgar Square Publishing, 1997. 1st Edition
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. New. Not Issued Book Signed by Author(s)
Color glossy paper covered boards. Brand new, as issued. 121 pp. Animal Ambassadors certificate at rear has been signed by the author, ready to be filled in. 2nd ptg.: 1998. 044359 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 On the Trail [The Making of a Perfect Horse Series] 1879620731 / 9781879620735
Lyons, John, with Maureen Gallatin
Greenwich, CT: Belvoir Publications, 2003. 1st Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Fine Book 
Dark blue leatherette, lettered in gray. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket (recto showing John Lyons on horseback, printed on verso as well) as issued. 208 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. 044354 
Price: 10.00 USD
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18 Points of the Horse: A Treatise on the Conformation, Movements, Breeds, and Evolution of the Horse [7th (Revised) Edition] 0090387112 / 9780090387113
Hayes, Capt. M. Horace [Matthew Horace Hayes]
London: Stanley Paul and Co./Hutchinson Group, 1969. First Thus
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Near Fine 
Brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Slight shelf wear. Color pictorial dust jacket shows light shelf wear, price clipped front flap, lightly creased at head of spine and along bottom rear edge, now in mylar. xxxi,17-541 pp. (as given), 600+ illus. 030904 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Racing and Steeple-Chasing [The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes] 
Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire, and W. G. Craven; Coventry, Arthur, and Alfred E. T. Watson
London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1886. 1st Edition
Half-Leather 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Good. N/A Book 
Dark blue 1/2 leather, light brown cloth, bordered and lettered in gilt, with front cover emblem and top text block edge in gilt. xii,419 pp., color frontis., many illus. in text. Leather shows several closed tears with minor loss along spine panel, which is somewhat discolored by age, with mild rubbing to front joint and corners. Firm binding, clean interior beyond light foxing to frontis. tissue guard and a few spots on the frontis. itself. Former owner's book plate mounted on front pastedown. Spine panel wear suggests Good only, otherwise solid VG or better. 038660 
Price: 40.00 USD
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20 Riding Towards the Light: An Apprenticeship in the Art of Dressage Riding 0851315097 / 9780851315096
Belasik, Paul
London: J. A. Allen, 1990. 1st Edition
Soft cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Book 
Stiff color illus. wraps. Very slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. 128 pp., illus. 3rd ptg.: 1997. 044344 
Price: 17.50 USD
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21 Scarlet to M.F.H. 
Aldin, Cecil
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. 
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. VG+. Good 
Red cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gilt. Minor shelf wear, mild binding lean, text block edges somewhat dulled by age. xii,152 pp., illus. Early reprint, no statement of edition/printing, copyrighted 1933, undated main title. Scarce illus. dust jacket typically age-toned, most especially along spine panel, chipped at spine extremities w/ approx. 1/2" loss at heel, rubbed flap folds, 3" closed tear along top front edge extending into "Scarlet" of title (no loss), a few short closed edge tears, now in mylar. 033594 
Price: 75.00 USD
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22 Shooting by Moor, Field and Shore: A Practical Guide to Modern Methods [The Lonsdale Library Vol. III] 
Parker, Eric, Leslie Sprake, Maj. Portal, Maj. Pollard, J. C. M. Nichols, Richard Clapham, Lt.-Col. Badcock, Dugald Macintyre, Francis Cautley, Iain Ramsay, P. D. Williams, A. Hipgrave, Alban F. L. Bacon, James Andrews
London: Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1st Edition
Original Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. No Jacket Book 
Brown buckram, lettered in gilt. Spine panel slightly sunned, light shelf wear, typical toning to text block edges. Firm binding, clean and unmarked interior beyond former owner's signature on upper front pastedown (inside front cover). 380 pp., illus. w/ 75 plates, 41 illus. in text. Undated, ca. 040704 
Price: 10.00 USD
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23 Sporting Books and General Literature From the Estate of the Late Mrs. Charles T. Church, Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Colp and Other Owners 
[Church, Mrs. Charles T., Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Colp]
New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1962. 
Original Wraps 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. 
Salmon wraps, booklet. 50 pp., 272 lots, illus. Minor wear. 025630 
Price: 10.00 USD
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24 Sporting Pictures of England [Britain in Pictures] 
Paget, Guy
London: Collins & Brown, 1946. Second Printing
Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. VG+ 
Olive llus. paper covered boards. Slightly rubbed at spine extremities and corners, flyleaves slightly/partially toned, else virtually as issued. 48 pp., illus. with 12 color plates, 21 b&w illus. 2nd ptg.: 1946. Dust jacket shows mildly rubbed corners and joints, with short closed tear at upper front joint. 016813 
Price: 3.00 USD
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25 Stable Sergeant's Manual [Facsimile Reprint] 

Washington, D.C.: GPO, 1917. Facsimile Reprint Edition
Spiral Bound 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall. Near Fine. Book 
Spiral-bound, stiff tan illus. wraps. Undated facsimile reprint of original 1917 manual. 142 pp. Light handling wear. 041777 
Price: 10.00 USD
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