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Equestrian: Horses, Horse Racing

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Equestrian: Horses, Horse Racing

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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 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 
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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10 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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11 For Gold and Glory: The Story of Thoroughbred Racing in America 
Parmer, Charles B.
New York: Carrick and Evans, Inc., 1939. 1st Edition
Buckram 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. No Jacket Book 
Tan buckram, black title panels on upper front cover and upper spine panel. 352 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, pictorial endpapers showing Churchill Downs around first turn. 1st edition (A). Spine panel cloth toned, cloth lightly foxed on upper rear cover and showing light soiling. Minor binding lean. Light dampstaining evident along a portion of top text block edge, evident in interior only along top edge of b&w plates, most of which show a light 2" dampstain extending up to about 1/2" into upper margin. 038617 
Price: 14.95 USD
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12 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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13 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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14 Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man 
Sassoon, Siegfried; Sir Alan Lascelles (intro.)
London: The Folio Society, 1971. First Thus
Original Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Not Issued Book Lynton Lamb 
Tan illus. cloth. As issued. 290 pp., illus. Housed in original slipcase, light brown "leatherette" paper covered boards, also as issued. 039341 
Price: 14.95 USD
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15 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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16 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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17 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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18 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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19 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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20 The American Veterinarian; or Diseases of Domestic Animals, Showing the Causes, Symptoms and Remedies, and Rules for Restoring and Preserving Health by Good Management, with Directons for Training and Breeding [Diseases of Animals] 
Cole, S. W.
Boston and Cleveland: John P. Jewett and Co./Jewett, Proctor and Worthington, 1855. 
Full-Leather 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. VG-. 
Full calf, gilt on black leather title label mounted on upper spine. Early printing; copyrighted and first published in 1847. Leather scuffed along edges with exposure at corners, separated along both joints though both covers remain firmly anchored. xii,288 pp. Light, scattered interior soiling, text block edges toned by age. A decently preserved copy. 033595 
Price: 35.00 USD
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21 The Archjockey of Canterbury and Other Tales 0939049104 / 9780939049103
Hollingsworth, Kent
Lexington, KY: The Blood-Horse, Inc., 1986. First Edition
Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Near Fine 
Burgundy cloth, lettered in gold foil. Address label on front flyleaf, small abrasion on front pastedown, else absolutely as issued. Dust jacket shows call label on lower spine panel, otherwise as issued. 009831 
Price: 12.50 USD
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22 The Best of the Saratoga Special: Saratoga's Daily Newspaper on Thoroughbred Racing 0970256027 / 9780970256027
Clancy, Sean, and Joe Clancy Jr.
Elkton, MD: ST Publishing, 2006. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Near Fine 
Black cloth, lettered in gold foil, oblong format. Text block fore-edge and corners show a few brown spots, a minor cosmetic defect, otherwise as issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, virtually as issued, now in archival mylar. Firm binding, clean interior. 292 pp., illus. w/ color photographs. 033875 
Price: 20.00 USD
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23 The Horses in My Life [INSCRIBED] 1570763232 / 9781570763236
Roberts, Monty
U.S.A.: Trafalgar Square Books, 2005. 1st Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Near Fine Book 
Maroon paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, now in mylar. [viii],248 pp., illus. w/ color photographs. Inscribed by author on main title as "Monty," dated 2005, personalized "To Dave, a teacher." 039612 
Price: 25.00 USD
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24 The Journey of the Western Horse: From the Spanish Conquest to the Silver Screen 1581500947 / 9781581500943
Sellnow, Les
Lexington, KY: Eclipse Press, 2003. First Edition
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Near Fine 
Blue-gray paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows very slight surface wear, nearly as issued. 137 pp., illus. in color, b&w. 034737 
Price: 9.95 USD
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25 The Kentucky Derby: Run for the Roses 0737000481 / 9780737000481
Doolittle, Bill; Walter Cronkite (fwd.)
Louisville, KY and Del Mar, CA: Churchill Downs/Tehabi Books, 1998. First Edition
Soft Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. 
Color pictorial stiff paper wraps, French flaps. Lightly rubbed covers and corners, light diagonal crease to bottom front corner. 180 pp., illus. w/ color, b&w photographs. 023147 
Price: 20.00 USD
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