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22508 The Red Horse by Elsa Moeschlin

The Red Horse.

A faithful reissue whose colour closely approaches the rare original. Peter wants so much for his little wooden horse to grow that the impossible occurs. A Swiss picture book by a native Swedish artist. Mentioned in Hurlimann.

$150.00

 

Hello, Irina by Dietlind Blech.

Hello, Irina.

Blocky gouache paintings tell the story of Irina, a chestnut Russian horse, who ran away with a French circus in search of the wild white horses of the Camargue. NOTE: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD.

$20.00

 

Black Beauty by Sewell, Altemus edition, ca 1915.

Black Beauty, Altemus edition.

Quite a beautiful copy with unsigned coloured plates. The top board plate seems to be from the John Beer illustration, minus the park railings, in the 1894 Jarrold's edition. Altemus published numerous versions of Black Beauty, this one is not often found.
Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

$52.00

 

Ponies of Mykillengi by Lonzo Anderson, illust by Adrienne Adams.

Ponies of Mykillengi.

A touching book by this husband/wife team, with coloured pictures on every spread. A long time ago, two brave children from a lonesome farm in Iceland, set off with their ponies, one about to foal. Then the wind changes, the earth trembles... NOTE: This book has been SOLD.

$16.00

 

Thoroughbreds, written and illustrated by C. W. Anderson. Macmillan 1942, 1st pr

Thoroughbreds, C. W. Anderson. Macmillan, 1942 1st. "courage, strength, and unconquerable pride."

"When the eye and mind have dwelt too long on treachery, cruelty, and brutality it is good to see in a fine horse those qualities so essential in times of stress - courage, strength, and unconquerable pride." CWA 1942 . Heart-wrenchingly beautiful drawings that show the unique character of each horse. Getting hard to find with a jacket in this condition.

$90.00

 

Beau Dare, American Saddle Colt written and illust. by Pers Crowell. SIGNED

Beau Dare, American Saddle Colt.

The life of an imaginary American Saddle horse colt, with details of his care and training in narrative form. Brown illustrations in text and many full page and colored illustrations. Far fewer picture books exist about saddle horses. SIGNED by Author/Artist. Note: This book has been sold.

$85.00

 

The Good Master, written and illust by Kate Seredy.

The Good Master.

Kate, Jancsi's headstrong city cousin, comes to live on her uncle's horse ranch in Hungary. The two take joyous rides over the plains and explore the countryside. Striking colour crayon portraits frontispiece. Newbery Honor.
Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

$12.00

 

Born to Trot by Henry, illust by Wesley Dennis.

Born to Trot.

The true story of Rosalind, Queen of the Trotters. NOTE: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD.

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$6.00

 

All For a Friend.

A warm portrait of a New England village and of the old-time Vermonters who live there. Tom has his heart and mind set on entering his new horse Folly in the County Fair. Follows All for a Horse. SIGNED and Inscribed by author, Kay Avery, who spent many summers on the Shrewsbury.

$32.00

 

The Lonely One.

Bill, orphaned early, goes from Wellington to Wairarapa or the Wydrup, a rough ranching community in the foothills, and makes his way on his own through his persistence and his horsemanship. Vivid scenery and horses.

$10.00

 

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