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BLACK BEAUTY
Written by Anna Sewell. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1318518
Published by Jarrolds; Boots the Chemists. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles and decorations. 18 tipped-in plates in colour, specially drawn for this edition. Published for Boots The Chemist. Spine bumped with some rubbing. Slight rubbing to top corner of front cover. Foxing to contents. Plates fine.

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THE STORY OF HEATHER
Written by May Wynne. Illustrated by Dorothy Travers Pope.
Stock no. 2131635
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. 4 colour plates. 200 pages. Spine is faded. Rubbing and wear to cover edges; some loss of colour. New pastedowns. Foxing to outer page edges. All plates present. Wrapper is creased with bad tears and chips; small amounts of loss.

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THREE JAYS GO TO TOWN
Written by Pat Smythe. Illustrated by J.E. McConnell.
Stock no. 2131622
Published by Cassell. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Three Jays qualify to compete in the Championship at the Horse of the Year Show. They stay in London where they meet up with Jacky's cousin Darcy. But the trouble started when Darcy took Jimmy to watch him test a new plane just before they should be competing in the Finals. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and wrapper, which also has some nicks.

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THREE JAYS LEND A HAND
Written by Pat Smythe. Illustrated by Keith Money.
Stock no. 2131621
Published by Cassell. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The seventh adventure of the Three Jays. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Bumps to top and tail of spine. Foxing to outer page edges and wrapper, which is also edge-creased with nicks to corners.

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THE FIRST ROSETTE
Written by Christine Pullein-Thompson. Illustrated by Sheila Rose.
Stock no. 2131549
Published by Burke Publishing Company Ltd.. 1957. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles. B/w text illustrations. 172 pages. Wrapper is price-cut with creasing; tears and chips; a little loss.

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OUR PONIES
Written by Allen W. Seaby. Illustrated by Allen Seaby.
Stock no. 2130689
Published by Penguin. 1st 1949. Very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 78. Illustrated covers. B/w textual illustrations. Pictorial paperwraps. Foxing to front cover and first couple of pages.

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WAR HORSE
Written by Michael Morpurgo.
Stock no. 1817513
Published by Egmont. 1st thus 2012. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

In the deadly chaos of the First World War, one horse witnesses the reality of battle from both sides of the trenches. Bombarded by artillery, with bullets knocking riders from his back, Joey tells a powerful story of the truest of friendships in the worst of wars. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9781405264716.

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LITTLE MAGIC HORSE
Written by Peter Ershoff; Tatiana Balkoff Drowne. Illustrated by Vera Bock.
Stock no. 2130166
Published by The Macmillan Company. 1st thus 1942. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A Russian tale translated by Drowne. Blue cloth, black title to spine. Pink and white pictorial endpapers. Colour illustrations. SIGNED by translator, with dedications on half-title and title page. Damp marks and spotting to covers. Numbers in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is torn with uneven fading; some loss.

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KITTY THE CARAVAN HORSE
Written by Kay Nicol. Illustrated by Maureen Bradley.
Stock no. 2128258
Published by Hamish Hamilton Childrens Books. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. An Antelope Book. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 024189705X.

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THE WHITE GALLOPER
Written by Phyllis Hallett. Illustrated by Phyllis Hallett.
Stock no. 2127483
Published by Dennis Dobson. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A girl passes the antique dealer's window on the way home from school in Greenwich and is overwhelmed by a large white horse rearing out at her in the evening gloom. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0234775351. Some fading to cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears and chips, but minimal loss.

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ESCAPE TO THE DOWNS
Written by Hester Knight. Illustrated by Raoul Millais.
Stock no. 2127238
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with white title to spine. B/w illustrations. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and some foxing.

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THE RACEHORSE WHO DISAPPEARED
Written by Clare Balding. Illustrated by Tony Ross.
Stock no. 2126308
Published by Puffin Books. 1st 2017. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Where do you hide a stolen horse? B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780141374468. SIGNED by author to half-title page. Pale damp mark along bottom edge of rear cover. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is edge-creased with damp marking to bottom edge of rear panel.

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