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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

 

Favourites. (Dean's Rag Books 6325/1)

Favourites.

A dog, a goat, a duckling, a goose, a horse, and two guinea pigs, all with farmland backgrounds. Just right!

$25.00

 

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

 

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

 

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.

$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

 

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

 

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

 

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