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The Marvellous Mongolian

By: ALDRIDGE, James

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Pan Books: 1976

Seller ID: 003649

ISBN: 0330247557

Condition: Good


Piccolo paperback. Pictorial card covers; 138pp; b/w ills. Light rubbing to cover corners; browning to pages; couple of pages have a small nick to fore-edge. 'A thrilling tale of a young stallion's epic journey across the world.' View more info

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Riders and Raids

By: ATKINSON, M.E.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Children's Book Club: 1956

Seller ID: 000828

Condition: Good


Yellow cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 190pp; b/w ills. Boards bumped to spine ends and corners, light foxing to page block edges. Unclipped dustwrapper is rather grubby with foxing and several nicks and chips to edges, small mark to rear panel. From the 'Fricka' Series of books. View more info

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Sue's Circus Horse

By: BERRISFORD, Judith M.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, University of London Press Ltd: 1957

Seller ID: 009582

Condition: Good


A Star Book Third impression. Grey cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 174pp; b/w ills with two tone frontis. Couple of small bumps to boards; possibly repaired front hinge as looks like pastedown has additional paper strip; tear to lower margin edge of p159/60. Price clipped dustwrapper has had white paper stuck to the reverse and has a number of large chips and tears with tape repairs. The day that Sue Trent becomes the owner of a beautiful cream-coloured Arab at the circus auction, thrills and excitement become part of everyday life. View more info

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Adventure in the West

By: COLVER, Alice Ross

Price: £6.50

Publisher: The Children's Press: 1955

Seller ID: 011810

Condition: Good


Challenge Series. Pictorial boards; 156pp. Boards rubbed to edges with repaired surface tear to upper spine and light creasing to boards; previous owner details to front pastedown; browning to pages. 'A modern ranch story for girls'. [518:R3]. View more info

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Horse Tales: Fifteen Favourite Stories

By: CREBBIN, June

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Walker Books: 2007

Edition: First Thus.

Seller ID: 003229

ISBN: 1406305170

Condition: Fine


Pictorial card covers; 148pp; colour ills. A collection of horse stories including excerpts from 'War Horse' by Michael Morpurgo and 'Unicorn' by Peter Dickinson. View more info

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Horse Tales: Fifteen Favourite Stories

By: CREBBIN, June

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The Book People: 2005

Seller ID: 003589

ISBN: 074459278X

Condition: Good


Book Club Edition. Pictorial boards in matching pictorial dustwrapper; 148pp; colour ills. Pages rather crinkly probably from damp exposure; small patch of colour lifting to front endpaper. Unclipped dustwrapper has a touch of rubbing to spine ends. A collection of horse stories including excerpts from 'War Horse' by Michael Morpurgo and 'Unicorn' by Peter Dickinson. As this book weighs over 750g additional postage will be required for international delivery, please email for a quote. View more info

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Snowy

By: DOHERTY, Berlie

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Collins: 1993

Seller ID: 010516

ISBN: 0001934619

Condition: Fine


Glazed pictorial boards; colour ills. Rachel lives on a narrowboat called Betelgeuse, pulled by Snowy the boat horse, and instead of taking a pet to class she takes her class on a trip. Card laid in detailing possible origins of story. View more info

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White Poles

By: FAULKNER-HORNE, Shirley

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, H.F.& G. Witherby Ltd.: 1954

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010335

Condition: Good


Red cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 143pp; b/w ills. Slight bow to boards; couple of small indentation rings to rear board; foxing to page block edges; previous owner name and publisher's date stamp to front endpaper. Unclipped dustwrapper is tanned to spine and outer edges, rubbed and chipped to edges with several creased tears and corresponding indentation marks to rear panel. Granny gives Jennifer a pony for her 14th birthday and that's when the fun starts. View more info

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Kit Hunter - Show Jumper: South American Mission

By: GREY, Peter

Price: £6.50

Publisher: World Distributors Limited:

Seller ID: 006159

Condition: Good


Undated. Decorated cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 184pp. Boards rubbed and bumped to corners and spine ends; sunning to edges; foxing to page block edges and endpapers; previous owner details and note to front endpaper. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed, nicked and creased to edges with creased tear to lower edge of rear panel, light creasing to spine and light sunning to spine and outer edges. Kit and her friend Mary travel to South America to bring new horses to the coast. View more info

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Kit Hunter - Show Jumper: Fiesta for Wild One

By: GREY, Peter

Price: £6.50

Publisher: World Distributors Limited: 1960

Seller ID: 006262

Condition: Near Very Good


Decorated cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 183pp. Light foxing to page block edges and endpapers; previous owner details and note to front endpaper. Price clipped dustwrapper is rubbed to edges with small chips to corners and light sunning to fore-edge. The seventh book in the Kit Hunter Series. View more info

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We Started a Riding Club

By: HARRIS, Catherine A.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Blackie:

Seller ID: 005965

Condition: Near Very Good


Undated. Red cloth boards with gilt vignette, lacking dustwrapper; 176pp; b&w ills. Light bumping to corners and spine ends; light sunning to spine; personal bookplate to front endpaper; several creased page corners; address stamp to rear pastedown. View more info

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A Pony to Catch

By: HAVERS, Elinore

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002572

Condition: Near Very Good


Crown Pony Library Series No.3. Tan boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 127pp; colour frontis. Bumping to spine ends; foxing to page block edges; number in pen to front pastedown. Dustwrapper has original price sticker of 6s.net to clipped front flap, creasing and small chips to edges, light sunning to spine, now in removable sleeve. Martin and Tessa are told if they can catch Stormalong the pony, they can keep him. View more info

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Shanks's Pony

By: HELME, Eleanor

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1946

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004806

Condition: Good


Fawn cloth boards, no dustwrapper; 118pp; b/w ills. Boards rubbed and bumped to corners with light marking to rear; considerable foxing to pages. View more info

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White Winter

By: HELME, Eleanor

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005901

Condition: Good


Green cloth boards with horse and rider vignette in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 176pp; b/w ills. Boards slightly bowed with lean to spine and significant bumping to lower corners; previous owner details and creased corner to front endpaper; foxing to page block edges and endpapers/prelims. Dustwrapper is foxed and tanned with large chips/small losses to corners and head of spine; upper section of front flap has been reattached with tape to reverse and some smaller tears also have tape repairs to reverse. An Exmoor story in which Collin and Sue Whitelaw reappear with their ponies. View more info

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Pony Stories for Girls

By: HOLMES, Edward

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Young World Productions Ltd: 1969

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 001969

Condition: Very Good


Grey boards in pictorial dustwrapper. Four colour plates. Boards have bumping to spine ends; light tanning to pages. Dustwrapper is rubbed to edges, corners and spine ends, chipped to corners with stain to reverse spine head. A collection of fifteen pony stories. View more info

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Black Beauty

By: LEE, Marra

Price: £6.50

Publisher: South Pacific Publications: 1979

Seller ID: 005804

ISBN: 962010045X

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial boards; colour ills. Light rubbing and bumping to corners and spine ends. An abridged version for young children. View more info

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A Star for Starlight

By: LISTER, Gladys

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London & Glasgow, The Children's Press:

Seller ID: 006415

Condition: Good


Undated edition. Green boards with silver decs to front in pictorial dustwrapper; 256pp; b/w ills. Boards bumped to edges and corners; previous owner gift inscription to front endpaper; browning to pages. Price clipped dustwrapper is rubbed and creased to edges with small chips to corners. Pamela wins a place at the Royal College of Music in London, but this means leaving her beloved pony behind in Australia. View more info

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Cowboy Jess Saddles Up

By: MCCAUGHREAN, Geraldine

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Orion: 1996

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 000770

ISBN: 1858811856

Condition: Near Very Good


Glazed pictorial boards; 89pp. Slight bump to lower edge of back cover; significant tanning to pages. More adventures in the Wild West with Jess, his mare Destiny and Sweet Rain, the Indian girl. View more info

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The Riddle of the Tired Pony

By: OLIVER, Marjorie Mary

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002990

Condition: Good


Summit Library. Red boards with black lettering in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 110pp; b/w ills. Boards slightly bowed; endpapers significantly browned and spotted; pages browned with foxing to page block edges. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and nicked to edges with chipped corners and foxing to inner flaps and reverse side, now in removable sleeve. Alex and Beryl, the heroines of 'Menace on the Moor', are now staying in Cornwall in this story of sailing, ponies and smuggling. View more info

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Black Beauty

By: SEWELL, Anna

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Beaverbrook Newspapers:

Seller ID: 003980

Condition: Very Good


Presentation Library. Green and red decorated cloth boards with gilt motif; 253pp; colour frontis and seven further colour plates plus b/w ills. Tanning to pages; light creasing to a couple of pages. View more info