Horse Books

Books primarily about horses, ponies, donkeys, mules, equitation.
19835 Silver Snaffles by Cumming.

Silver Snaffles: a Story of a Shetland Pony.

Jenny, a little girl who longs for a pony, and Tattles, the son of an elegant hunter who pulls a junk cart, both walk through The Dark Corner of the stable to fulfill their dreams at the Extraordinary Riding School. (password: Silver Snaffles) This school is run by the ponies themselves, who are superb instructors: in one week Jenny is able to ride off on to rescue a pony from the snobbish Jostlepots and take part in a glorious hunt ! A classic, gentle fantasy, not just for pony book lovers.

$195.00

 

20284 Here Comes Kristie by Brock.

Here Comes Kristie.

Elmer and Einer saved their pennies for a horse, good old Kristie. But Kristie had a mind of her own and it took many weekly consultations with Axel before everything was just right, and they could finally go swimming. Told with the cadences of a folk tale and many humorous drawings in text. The first Kristie book.

$65.00

 

19447 Big Red Man O'War by C. W. Anderson.

Big Red.

The story of Man o' War, in retirement when this book was written, and his children and grandchildren. A lovely copy of this book, with a nice dustjacket of fragile wartime paper that is becoming hard to find in this condition

$65.00

 

21167 Mister Penny's Circus. Ets

Mister Penny's Circus.

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$10.00

 

20554 The Story of Edward Dumas

The Story of Edward.

Edward, a French donkey with style, managed to pass as a man until he swept off his hat before Mademoiselle Olive. "Edward," she said, "You're a donkey!" His secret had been discovered. Note: This Book has been sold.

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$14.00

 

20679 Four Horses for Tishtry Yarbro

Four Horses for Tishtry.

Tishtry, a slave girl at the time of the Roman Empire and a talented stunt rider has only one desire, to buy freedom for her family and herself. Her experiences in the sophisticated society of Rome. Author's second book for young adults.

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$14.00

 

20643 Darkling Peyton

Darkling.

Jenny falls in love with a racehorse and has to figure out how to board and train him. Note: This book has been sold.

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$14.00

 

21126 Mr. Revere and I. Lawson

Mr. Revere and I.

Episodes in the Career of Paul Revere as revealed by his horse. Lawson's illustrations of this large, roman nosed horse are probably pretty accurate!

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$10.00

 

Alte Bekannte anon Stroefer's Kunstverlag #1073, E. Rister printing, ca 1900

Alte Bekannte.

Simply beautiful animal chromolithographs. In German. Such lovely horses that we had to put it with the horse books. Note This Book Has Been Sold.

$165.00

 

Flambards by K. M. Peyton.

Flambards.

Christina Parsons, an orphan, goes to live with her Uncle Russell and cousins Mark and Will at Flambards, a rambling and decaying mansion in rural England. Here pre-WWI values, the hunt, the class system, meet modern life, airplanes, informality. Guardian Award.

$28.00

 

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