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MOUNT AND MAN
Written by M.F. McTaggart. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Stock no. 1818392
Published by Country Life. 2nd 1927. Very good condition.

Second, revised edition. Getting in the saddle of the horse! Red cloth boards, gilt titles. 26 b/w plates. Spine heavily faded but gilt still bright. Endpapers browned and a few foxspots to contents.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF SHOW JUMPING & EVENTING
Written by Vivien Batchelor. Illustrated by Christine Bousfield.
Stock no. 1318137
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer book no. 60. With 44 line drawings and 27 b/w photos. Photos by Leslie Lane. ISBN: 0723215510. Spine bumped. A6 written in purple felt-tip in small circle to front pastedown. Slight wrinkling to front free-endpaper. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge worn and browned.

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RIGHT ROYAL
Written by John Masefield. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1318013
Published by William Heinemann. 1st thus 1922. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth, gilt titles and horsehead vignette to front. 4 tipped-in colour plates. A horse-racing poem. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Browning to endpapers, light foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some slight chipping with loss and a grubby mark with some slight surface paper damage to author's name on front panel.

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WARHORSE: CAVALRY IN ANCIENT WARFARE
Written by Philip Sidnell.
Stock no. 1817928
Published by Hambledon Continuum. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Drawing heavily on the ancient sources, Warhorse takes the reader on a thrilling ride through numerous vividly recreated battles, from the earliest civilizations to the Battle of Hastings, to reveal the horsemen of the ancient world in their full and deadly glory. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1852853743. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Text block slightly marked. Pictorial dustwrapper lightly scuffed.

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TRENCHER & KENNEL
Written by Charles Simpson.
Stock no. 2131177
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1927. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Some famous Yorkshire packs including the Bamham Moor, the York and Ainsty, Lord Middleton's Hunt, the Sinnington, the Bilsdale & the Farndale, with 24 illustrations in colour and 68 in b/w. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. 312pp includes index. Covers are unevenly faded with splash marks. Bumping to corners. Colour frontis is creased. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and to page margins. Plate opposite page 226 also has large corner crease. Plate opposite page 272 has stained margin - where it appears to have got damp and the colour front to cover has run.

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MR. SPONGE'S SPORTING TOUR
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by John Leech.
Stock no. 2130945
Published by Bradbury & Evans. 1st 1853. Good condition.

Brown leather spine and corners; black title label with gilt title to spine. Red cloth covers. Hand coloured plates and b/w illustrations. Heavy wear with some chips and a little loss to spine and corners. Scuffing and grubby marks to covers. Front joint is almost entirely broken. Inscription in ink to prelims. Foxing throughout.

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STABLE TALK AND TABLE TALK: OR, SPECTACLES FOR YOUNG SPORTSMEN (VOLS 1 & 2)
Written by Harry Hieover.
Stock no. 1817634
Published by Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans. 2nd 1846. Very good condition.

Two volumes bound in one. Brown leather spine & corners, 5 raised bands to spine and gilt title with horse vignettes. Marbled paper sides and endpapers. B/w frontispiece. Red ribbon page marker. Top edge gilt. A nice, tight binding. Board edges lightly rubbed. Red ribbon page marker is detached but present.

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HANDLEY CROSS OR MR. JORROCKS'S HUNT - VOLUME I
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2130785
Published by Edward Arnold. Slightly better than good condition.

Red cloth covers with gilt vignette to front and title to spine. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations throughout. 363 pages. Spine is grubby and faded. Bumping to corners. Spotting/marks to covers. Foxing.

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JORROCKS ON 'UNTING
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2129968
Published by William Heinemann. 1st thus 1909. Almost very good condition.

Brown boards, with pictorial onlay to front cover. 6.75 x 5.25". B/w text illustrations and 3 tipped-in colour plates. 31 pages. Chipping to paper on spine, with loss. Corners are bumped. Some marks to covers. Small amount of ink to front endpaper. Foxing throughout. All plates present.

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SADDLETRAMP
Written by Jeremy James.
Stock no. 2125821
Published by Merlin Unwin Books. 1st thus 2015. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

From the Ottoman Hills to Offa's Dyke on horseback. B/w photos. Originally published in 1989. ISBN: 9781910723005. Light bumping along cover edges. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is edge-creased with couple of nicks to corners.

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LOOKING AT CARRIAGES
Written by Sallie Walrond.
Stock no. 2125661
Published by J.A. Allen. 1st thus 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w photos. Horse-drawn vehicles from all over the world. Large format. Revised and expanded edition, which now includes Carriages in the Late Twentieth Century. ISBN: 0851315526. SIGNED by author to title page. Large bump to base of spine. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine.

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THE WELSH COB
Written by Wynne Davies.
Stock no. 2124774
Published by J.A. Allen. 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. This book, beautifully illustrated with colour pictures and Welsh poetry, traces the development of the breed from its origins and that of its ancestor, the Welsh Mountain Pony. ISBN: 0851317219. Bumping to base of spine and a couple of corners. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks and marks.

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