American Connemara Pony Stud Book.
Three Volumes (complete set). Massachusetts, The American Connemara Pony Society, 1959 – 1965. Octavo. 95, 140 and 165 pages. Original Hardcover with dustjacket. Excellent condition.
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Royal Dublin Society. Bi-Centenary Souvenir 1731 – 1931.
Dublin, Royal Dublin Society, 1931. xxii (advertisements), 80 pages, xxiii to lxii (advertisements). Illustrated throughout in B&W. Stiff brown cardboard covers. Decorated front boards. Very good condition. Binding sound, but has to be handled carefully. Internally clean. Minor shelf wear. Edges dust dulled. Occasional mild foxing internally, otherwise very clean. A very nice copy. Contains a ‘With compliments’ slip by the Director of the RDS. All edges deckle.
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Illustrated Horse-Breaking. Illustrated by J.H. Oswald Brown and by Photographs specially taken.
London, Hurst and Blackett, 1908. 21 x 14 cm. xxiv, 360 pages. Illustrated. Original brown cloth with gilt titles on front board and spine. Very good condition. Boards, corners and spine rubbed and bumped. Binding discoloured. Edges and end papers age darkened. Front hinge started to open. Signature of previous owner on front free end paper: ‘Victor Brooke’. Some neat pencilled underlining and occasional mild foxing.
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Riding and Hunting. With 258 Illustrations.
New and Revised Edition. London, Hurst and Blackett, 1910. 21 x 14 cm. xvi, 480 pages plus two pages publishers list. Original red cloth with gilt titles on spine and front board. Very good condition. Corners, boards and spine rubbed and bumped. Book slightly slanted. Spine faded. Edges and end papers age darkened. Signature of previous owner on front free end paper: ‘Victor Brooke’. A few neat pencil underlines, otherwise internally bright and clean.
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Horses and Places.
First Edition. London, Cassell, 1959. 25.4cm x 19cm. (4), 64 pages. Original Hardcover. Gilt lettering on spine. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Christmas card inscribed by Pat Smythe with her wedding photograph on cover / Christmas card inscribed by Pat Smythe with photograph of her riding Flanagan / Christmas card from Pat Smythe with comical drawing on front / Christmas card inscribed by Pat Smythe with photograph of her and horse on front / Newspaper article from 1961 on Pat Smythe riding in the European Women’s Championship at Deauville.
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The Horse. With a Treatise of Draught.
A New Edition. London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1851. 21 x 14 cm. viii, 581 pages plus 32 pages publishers list. Illustrated throughout in B&W. New (2018) brown cloth by Kenny’s in Galway. New decorated end papers. Very good condition. New binding. Edges dust dulled. With neat inscriptions opposite title page and a tipped in letter between pages 190 and 191. Both texts appear to be recepies for the treatment of horses. Otherwise internally bright and clean. A nice copy
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