middle school

Jumping Jan.

Kindhearted Jan's job with the Jervis family turns out to involve helping their unhappy children become more confident people and better riders. Her good efforts win her recognition from the local Pony Club. Quite a lovely brown horse on the jacket by M. T. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

$18.00

 

Black Horses for the King.

The court of King Arthur (Artos) from the point of view of a Roman-Celtic boy, Galwyn, who eventually helps Arthur develop a stable of war horses for his knights. To help their hooves adjust to the English climate, he also becomes a skilled farrier. Although this is a departure from science fiction, the author knows her history and her horses, and this book is an absorbing read. (And a good example of how a book's price is more influenced by availability than anything else!) PLEASE NOTE: This book has been sold.

$5.00

 

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

 

"National Velvet".

The Golden Anniversary edition of the much loved story of Velvet and her horse Pie. With velvet black and white illustrations by Lewin. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

$8.00

 

Proud Riders.

A collection of stories and poems about horses through history by the author of good horse books.

$16.00

 

Kodi's Mare.

Kodi, a Navajo boy, was sent away to the mission school, leaving his beautiful horse Willow with a cruel master. How he ran away to try to save her. With many sensitive drawings by Ambrus. (For photos of a better copy, see 15635)

$10.00

 

"National Velvet".

Velvet Brown sets her heart and will on riding her unschooled horse in the Grand National steeplechase. With Paul Brown illlustrations and jacket (in rough shape). Note: This book has been sold.

$4.00

 

The Last Run.

Lyle, 14, eagerly accompanies his grandfather into the Nevada hills to stalk a mustang stallion.

$15.00

 

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