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The South African Quirt  (Author Signed), Edmonds, Walter D.
1 Edmonds, Walter D. The South African Quirt (Author Signed)
Little Brown & Co (T) 1985 0316211532 / 9780316211536 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. First Edition stated. Little, Brown & Co., Boston 1985. Good/Good dust jacket condition. THE SOUTH AFRICAN QUIRT IS A CLASSIC TALE OF A BOY'S RITE OF PASSAGE, DRAMATICALLY HEIGHTENED BY THE TERRIFYING STRUGGLE THE BOY, NATTY DUNSTON, MUST UNDERGO AT THE HANDS OF HIS TYRANNICAL FATHER.... May have dust spotting on top edge from shelf storage over time.; 1 x 8.4 x 5.8 Inches; 186 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Los caballos De La Conquista "The Horses of the Conquest", Graham, R. B. Cunninghame
2 Graham, R. B. Cunninghame Los caballos De La Conquista "The Horses of the Conquest"
Buenos Aires, Argentina Guillermo Kraft Limitada 1946 Limited Edition; First Impression Full-Leather Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Enrique Castell Capurro 
Hardcover with white and black calf skin (or perhaps horse skin) leather cover and handmade leather latches. Written in Spanish. Some wear to edges otherwise very good condition. white fur on skin shows fading. The cover has an engraved image of a goucho (cowboy) or conquistador on a horse with lance or sword in hand.Marbled end papers shows browning due to age. Beautiful color plates. "Don Roberto Cunninghame Graham, the Scottish gaucho who loved and knew the Argentine pampas (plains), relates in LOS CABALLOS DE LA CONQUISTA his broad understanding of this noble, intelligent, and naturally elegant animal, without whose presence the conquest of the America's would have been a task less than that impossible. He accompanies in his pages the strenuous days of Hernán Cortés, following him through the faithful gaze of his chronicler and assistant Bernal Díaz del Castillo, a well-versed and passionate connoisseur of the different hairs and hoists of horses. Follow then the steps of Hernando de Soto ('one of the most congenial conquerors'), on his trip to Peru in the footsteps of Pizarro, and then on his arrival in Cuba and on the landing in the Peninsula of Florida. The conquest of the Rio de la Plata is approached through Felix de Azara and the English Jesuit Falkner, with whom he evokes the epics of Mendoza, Irala and Garay. With them, locates in the few horses that brought in the middle of the XVI century the origin of the legendary wild horses that a few years later had been deployed to the whole width of the pampas, already forming a substantial part of its landscape." (edited review by Soup of Books) Originally published in 1943 this is a limited edition dated 1946 with handmade skin cover. Very nice. Out of focus on scan is due to latches holding cover up off scan table. Request photos.; Illustrations and Color Plates; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 129 pages 
Price: 499.97 USD
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Conquistadors in North American history., Horgan, Paul
3 Horgan, Paul Conquistadors in North American history.
New York Farrar, Straus 1963 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
First Edition. Dust now in mylar cover. The word conquistador comes from Spanish and means "he who conquers." The conquistadors were those men who took up arms to conquer, subjugate and convert native populations in the New World. They had to have some money to purchase the tools of their trade, such as weapons, armor, and horses. Many of them were veteran professional soldiers who had fought for Spain in other wars, such as the reconquest of the Moors (1482-1492) or the "Italian Wars" (1494-1559). Fully indexed, map endpapers. Paul Horgan (August 1, 1903 – March 8, 1995) was an American author of fiction and non-fiction, most of which was set in the Southwestern United States. He was the recipient of two Pulitzer Prizes for History. The New York Times Review of Books said of him, in 1989: "With the exception of Wallace Stegner, no living American has so distinguished himself in both fiction and history." (Wikipedia) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 303 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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Mountain Pony and the Rodeo Mystery  (Author Signed), Larom, Henry V.
4 Larom, Henry V. Mountain Pony and the Rodeo Mystery (Author Signed)
New York , NY Grosset & Dunlap 1949 First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Santee, Ross Signed by Author
Tan boards with red print. Inscribed by author. Scarce. We provide delivery tracking on US orders.; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 228 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 9.97 USD
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The Hands of Cantu by Tom Lea, Lea, Tom
5 Lea, Tom The Hands of Cantu by Tom Lea
Little Brown & Company 1964 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Tan cover with orange lettering. Dust is price clipped. Author signed on end paper. This book is about the best horseman ever seen in New Spain, Don Vito Cantu. Beautiful illustrations by author using chinese ink drawings throughout. Scarce if not rare. ; 1.5 x 8.7 x 6.4 Inches; 244 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 134.97 USD
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Sixty years of horsing around  My true life experiences with horses and people (Author Signed), Nasset, Pete
6 Nasset, Pete Sixty years of horsing around My true life experiences with horses and people (Author Signed)
Steele, ND Steele Ozone-Press 1981 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed "for Michael Nasset, Dec. 1981, Happy New Year, Uncle Pete". Many surnames, local history, etc. Some minor marks on front endpaper and rubs to cover. Otherwise clean and tight. ; Photos; 8.30 X 5.20 X 0.70 inches; 176 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 49.97 USD
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7 No Author Listed Universal Indian Sign Language of the Plains Indians of North America Together with a simplified method of study, a list of words in most general use, ... etc. and other important co-related matter
San Diego, CA William Tomkins 1929 Third Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with pictoral label of indians on horses and gold lettering. Cover worn. Signed by Jean Lee Latham, 1937. "Jean Lee Latham grew up in Buckhannon, West Virginia. She attended West Virginia Wesleyan College, where she wrote plays and operated the county newspaper’s linotype machine. She earned a master’s degree at Cornell University. While completing her degree, Ms. Latham taught English, history, and drama at Ithaca.Once she graduated, she became editor-in-chief of the Dramatic Publishing Company in Chicago. She worked hard to become a radio writer, but WWII changed her plans. She signed up for the US Signal Corps Inspection Agency, where she trained women inspectors. The U.S. War Department gave her a Silver Wreath for her work.After D-Day, Ms. Latham made the decision to write biographies for children. Her first book was The Story of Eli Whitney, published in 1953. Her third book, Carry On, Mr. Bowditch, earned the Newbery Medal in 1956.Playwright, author, and teacher, Ms. Latham died on June 13, 1995, at the age of 93. Her manuscripts are housed in the Children’s Literature Research Collection at the University of Minnesota." (Children's Literature network) This book came from a collection of Ms. Latham's. There is also typed notes from Ms. Latham about spelling and references to bibliography for her book on Mr. bowditch. The Cover has been taped with library to end papers of book. Numerous photos including author with Sons of Dakotah the Chief. ; Signed by Notable Personage, Unrelated 
Price: 45.97 USD
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Heart throbs and hoof beats ;  Poems of track, stable and fireside, Palmer, Walter Butler
8 Palmer, Walter Butler Heart throbs and hoof beats ; Poems of track, stable and fireside
San Jose, CA Hillis-Murgotten Co 1922 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue/black cover with gold print. Has label of little girl and horse on front. Some minor rubs and and corners slightly dented. Several half-tone illustrations throughout, many full-page, many of horses. Has small label in front from O'Malley's Book Store in New York City. (probably from 1930's) Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. WALTER PALMER [1865-1932]Known as the Poet Laureate, Walter Palmer was born in Prarie Center, IL in 1865. As a young man he was active in harness racing as a trainer, driver and handler on the then very prominent Illinois Valley Circuit. He wrote a great deal of poetry about the sport, including a book entitled HEART THROBS & HOOF BEATS. He also became a regular contributor to Horse Review. Many of the great horsemen and horses of his day - Pop Geers, Charles Dean, Hal Pointer, to mention a few - were subjects for his sentimental verses. He died in 1932. Rare first edition copy. ; Photographs, Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 106 pages; p 
Price: 199.97 USD
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9 Riker, Ben Pony Wagon Town Along U. S. 1890
Indianapolis, IN The Bobbs Merrill Co 1948 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by James MacDonald 
Blue cover with gold lettering. Very clean contents. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pages 
Price: 22.47 USD
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