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Great Horse Stories

By: Cooper, Page (Ed.)

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday: 1946

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 000607

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth with horse in gilt on boards, no DJ. A broad collection of horse stories from many times and places. 366 pp. Bookplate. View more info

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Wilderness Orphan

By: Cottrell, Dorothy

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Ian Novak: 1961

Edition: Fiirst (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010509

Condition: Good


Beige cloth on boards. School library stamp. Reading level higher than expected, advanced middle school. Chut, an orphan kangaroo, is sold to a cruel master, but escapes. Some difficult words from the first page only are backwash, immense, and semi-arid. Last leaf creased from folding. Light hand soil to covers. 64 pp. View more info

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Life on the Ranch

By: Daley, Jim

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Hampton, N.B., Dr. V.A. Snow Centre: 2008

Seller ID: 011558

Condition: Very Good


Black softcover booklet of 16 pp. A horse story featuring an orphan colt. No writing or damage. View more info

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Baldy of Nome

By: Darling, Esther Birdsall

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.: 1944

Edition: Sixteenth Printing

Seller ID: 007676

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original beige tweed on boards. Front of DJ and flap (only) glued to front board. Previous owner's name. "This story of a real Alaska dog, and of how he met his test and made good, will delight all who know and love these stout-hearted sled dogs of the Arctic." - DJ flap. 301 pp. View more info

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The Complete Great Dane

By: Denlinger, Milo G.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Silver Spring, MD, Denlinger's: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012719

Condition: Good Plus


Grey cloth on boards. Minor wear to head and foot of spine. No marks or damage to text. This book appears to be written by a pro. Many photos and drawings. 112 pp. View more info

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Animal Personalities

By: Derieux, Samuel

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006253

Condition: Good Plus


Original black cloth on boards. Front hinge cracked and glued. My Friends of the Field, Around the House and Barn, Visits to the Park, Preface by the author's wife. 298 pp. View more info

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Land Mammals of New Brunswick

By: Dilworth, Tim (Ed.)

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Tim Dilworth: 1984

Edition: First Edtion Stated

Seller ID: 004793

ISBN: 0969184700

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue pictorial soft cover. Cover art by P. Ward. Early computer-generated text with drawings. Some marking, primarily on the Contents pp. 228 pp. with bibliography. View more info

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The Complete Horseman

By: Dixon, William Scarth

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co., Ltd.: 1913

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 006012

Condition: Good


Original dark green cloth on boards. First free endpaper missing. Front hinge glued to prevent breaking. Photo examples of different classes of horses, from hackney to hunter. Tips on stables, feeding, showing, hunting, vices, diseases, tack, learning to ride, costs, Bibliography, Index. 295 pp. View more info

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The Practical Stock Doctor

By: Dr. George A. Waterman (Ed.)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Detroit, MI, F.B. Dickerson Company: 1912

Edition: Revised and Enlarged

Seller ID: 011467

Condition: Good Plus


Black cloth on boards, embossed front and back. All edges marbled. Bottom edges show small dark stain, not affecting legibility. 840 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. Pencil notes on first free endpaper. View more info

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Annual Year Book; Trotting and Pacing in 1946; Volume 59, Part 1

By: Duncan, Roger (Ed.)

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: Hartford, Conn., The United States Trotting Association: 1947

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005403

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Pencilled notes confined to inside covers and endpapers. Balance clean and easily readable, although print is very small. World championship records, World records and other interesting performances, Index to race meetings, Summaries of races at meetings, Classification schedule, Index to horses, Assignment of eligibilities. Back cover repaired. 778 pp. View more info

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American Game Birds of Field and Forest; Their Habits, Ecology, and Management

By: Edminster, Frank C.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Castle Books: 1954

Seller ID: 001418

Condition: Very Good


Original green half-cloth on paper boards. DJ has chips and repaired tears, but complete. Substantial text and numerous illustrations concerning American wildfowl One chapter on each of 15 species. 490 pp. Large and heavy. View more info

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A Romany in the Fields

By: Evens, G. Bramwell

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, The Epworth Press: 1936

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 006340

Condition: Good Plus


Original green cloth on boards. Gift note. The Rev. George Bramwell Evens (1884-1943) was a Methodist minister in England who delighted audiences for years with his books and lectures. His adopted nickname, "Romany" means "gipsy" of which his mother had been one. This is his first book, which came out in 1929 and underwent numerous repetitions even while he issued several other titles. There is a Romany Society, and the books are quite collectible. 223 pp. View more info

Silver Fox Odyssey; History of the Canadian Silver Fox Industry

By: Forester, Joseph E. And Anne D.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Charlottetown, PEI, The Canadian Silver Fox Breeders Association:

Edition: Believed First, Not Stated

Seller ID: 013098

Condition: Good


Black softcover with silver spine, back and titles. Cover is worn, and has a 1/2 inch tear at front top edge of spine, and another 1/4 tear at rear bottom edge of spine. Cover starting to pull away from text block, but could be fixed with a little glue. A history of the silver fox industry which began with the establishment of fox farms on Prince Edward Island. 134 pp. with glossary and selected bibliography, including periodicals. View more info

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Mammals of the Canadian Wild

By: Forsyth, Adrian

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Camden East, Ontario, Camden House Publishing, Ltd.: 1985

Seller ID: 006739

ISBN: 0920656404

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original beige cloth on boards. Another beautiful book from the publishing house that brought us Harrowsmith and Equinox Magazines and many related volumes. Very heavy book will need extra postage. Have you ever seen a fisher ? View more info

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The Story of a Red-Deer

By: Fortescue, Hon. J.W.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited: 1905

Seller ID: 008000

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original dark green full leather on flexible board. A story in praise of wild animals. However, either the child will have to be an advanced reader or the teacher an advanced performer in order to make sense of the mother rabbit's Devon accent. Troubling , too, is the snobbery of the mother red-deer, who teaches her fawn that he is superior to the trout, with whom he must never associate. Perhaps the best use of the book is as a Social Studies assignment in Junior High or High School. Rear hinge is cracked full-length. 212 pp. View more info

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Wildlife Refuges

By: Gabrielson, Ira N.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., The Macmillan Company: 1943

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 006803

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. A survey of many classes of refuges, from federal to private, in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. 257 pp. View more info

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"Murphy"; Message to Dog Lovers

By: Gambier-Parry, Major

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder, and Co.: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012724

Condition: Good Plus


Green cloth on boards. Light edge wear. The author was a British officer sent to avenge the death of General Gordon in 1885. From a high-placed family, Gambier-Parry was an artist and author as well as a military man. This book gives one something to think about. 216 pp. View more info

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Masked Prowler; The Story of a Raccoon

By: George, John L. And Jean

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1960

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 010531

Condition: Good


Red cloth on boards. Head of spine worn. School library stamp. 183 pp. View more info

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Dinosaur Tracks and Traces

By: Gillette, David D./Lockley, Martin G. (Eds.)

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012239

ISBN: 0-521-36354-3

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth on boards with DJ. No marks or damage. The first book to be devoted to the subject of dinosaur ichnology. "The essays composing this volume have been compiled from papers submitted to the First Annual Symposium on Dinosaur Tracks and Traces, held in New Mexico in May of 1986." - DJ flap. Locomotion, Behaviour, Eggs, Nests, Site Reports, and Preservation are among the subjects treated in this book. 454 pp. with index. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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The World's Finest Horses and Ponies

By: Glyn, Colonel Sir Richard (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd.: 1971

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007182

Condition: Very Good


Original light tan tweed on boards. DJ price-clipped. Previous owner's note and stamp, with no other writing or damage. 96 colour photos of horses of all types from 23 countries, including some not known outside Russia. ISBN 0-245-59267-9. Heavy book will need extra postage. 128 pp. View more info