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THE DISCONTENTED PONY
Written by Noel Barr. Illustrated by P.B. Hickling.
Stock no. 1322399
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. Circa 1952. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 497. Illustrated buff boards. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is slightly rubbed at corners with some small marks. 6 titles listed on rear flap, the last being "Mick, the Disobedient Puppy".

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ROSIE'S MAGIC HORSE
Written by Russell Hoban. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2136346
Published by Walker Books. 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781406339826.

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BLACK BEAUTY
Written by Anna Sewell. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2136222
Published by Jarrolds. Almost very good condition.

18 colour plates, specially drawn for this edition. Dark green cloth. Gilt titles to spine. Elaborate gilt decoration to front cover. 291 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; couple of small splits to spine; a little fraying to cloth. Browning and foxing; mostly to endpapers and outer page edges, but some to pages internally.

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THE WHITE RIDERS
Written by Monica Edwards.
Stock no. 1321844
Published by John Goodchild. 1st thus 1984. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Romney Marsh story. Originally published in 1950, this edition revised and re-edited by the author. Burgundy boards with gilt title to spine. 215 pages. ISBN: 0863910386. Spine and corners bumped. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a barcode label to rear panel (attempt has been made to remove it but not possible without damage to the wrapper).

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THE JOKER AND JERRY AGAIN
Written by Eleanor Helme; Nance Paul. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2135781
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. Circa 1941. Good condition.

Grey cloth, red title to spine. Two-tone frontis and b/w illustrations. Front cover is a bit bowed. Staining to covers with other grubby marks. Bookplate with name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and some margin marks to pages. A reading copy.

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HUMBERT MISTER FIRKIN & THE LORD MAYOR OF LONDON
Written by John Burningham. Illustrated by John Burningham.
Stock no. 2135706
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1969. Very good condition.

The story of a scrap-iron dealer and his working horse, Humbert. Large format. Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 022460726x. Bumping and wear to covers. Foxing also to covers. A few foxspots also to endpapers, prelims and outer page edges.

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RICHARD
Written by Charles Keeping. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 2135564
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1973. Very good condition.

The story of Richard, a Police Horse belonging to the Mounted Branch of the Metropolitan Police Force. Brilliant full-page colour pictures, minimal text. Pictorial boards. Large format. 11 x 8.5 inches. Unpaginated. ISBN: 0192796917. Light bumping to spine and cover edges. Fading to spine.

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WAR HORSE
Written by Michael Morpurgo. Illustrated by Alan Marks.
Stock no. 1321799
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2016. Fine condition.

In the deadly chaos of the First World War, one horse witnesses the reality of battle from both sides of the trenches. Dramatic blue, red and black pictorial cloth. Colour plates. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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SHETLAND PEG
Written by Joanna Stubbs. Illustrated by Joanna Stubbs.
Stock no. 1321613
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. Very good condition.

Peg was a Shetland pony that liked to jump. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0571083226. Early reprint without a date (assume it is not 1968 as it has a 10 digit ISBN which did not come into use until 1970). Spine and corners slightly bumped. Contents clean. Covers lightly browned.

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PLENTY OF PONIES
Written by Josephine Pullein-Thompson. Illustrated by Anne Bullen.
Stock no. 1321502
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Seagull Library edition. Blue boards with silver title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped. A few tiny dents to cover edges. Foxing to prelims and endpapers. Page browning to contents. Dustwrapper is foxed on verso and slightly edge worn.

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THE DISCONTENTED PONY
Written by Noel Barr. Illustrated by P.B. Hickling.
Stock no. 2135160
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st 1951. Fair condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 497. Pale green boards with square pictorial onlay to front and black titles. Colour illustrations. Browning to spine rear cover and cover edges; some grubby marks. Front joint is completely BROKEN! Ink stamp to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-chipped with foxing and marks; minimal loss.

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BLACK BEAUTY
Written by Anna Sewell. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1321401
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 and corners bumped and rubbed. Some light scratch marks to covers and browning to spine. Foxing and a musty smell to contents. Plates present and fine.

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