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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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GEORGE SOPER'S HORSES
Written by Paul Heiney. Illustrated by George Soper.
Stock no. 1610667
Published by H.F. & G. Witherby Ltd.. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A celebration of the English working horse. Large oblong format. Colour & b/w illustrations. A superb range of beautifully observed scenes from English rural life. ISBN: 0854932003.
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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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THE HORSE WITH A TREATISE OF DRAUGHT
Written by William Youatt.
Stock no. 2124127
Published by Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans. 1853. Almost very good condition.

Brown cloth. A New Edition. B/w illustrations. Under the superintendence of the Society For The Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Spine is browned with 1" split to top. Bumping to corners; uneven fading to rest of covers. Name to front pastedown. A little pencil annotation. Last page is partially stuck to rear endpaper. Newspaper cutting stuck to rear pastedown.
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MODERN PRACTICAL FARRIERY
Written by W.J. Miles; J.I. Lupton. Illustrated by Benjamin Herring.
Stock no. 2123937
Published by William Mackenzie. Circa 1880. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Leather spine and corners; raised bands to spine, with gilt title. A complete guide to all that relates to the horse. Its history, varieties, and uses - breaking, training, feeding, stabling, and grooming - how to buy, keep and treat a horse in health and disease, etc. Complete System of the Veterinary Art, as at present practised at the Royal Veterinary College, London. With numerous illustrations and a series of anatomical plates, engraved from original drawings from nature by Herring. To which is added an Essay on the diseases and management of cattle, sheep, and Pigs by Lupton. 12 colour plates and frontis. Covers are heavily marked with some scuffing. Damage to spine, which may have been partially repaired; split all the way down front edge, which appears to have been re-glued. Joints are cracked. Foxing and some grubby margin marks. Damp marking to top of some page margins.
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