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

 

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

 

20100 Pony Surprise by Linde, ill Richard Kennedy.

Pony Surprise.

Their holiday trip from Stockholm to Copenhagen with dear Auntie becomes even better when Annelie and Nicklas secretly win a miniature pony at the zoo. But how to smuggle Ben back to Sweden? Just barely plausible and very funny!

$18.00

 

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

 

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.

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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

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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

 

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

Thoroughbreds

"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

 

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