Sometimes you just have to take the leap
and build your wings on the way down.
Kobi Yamada

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FEATURED BOOKS

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Picture of The American Thoroughbred The American Thoroughbred, by Trevathan, Charles E.. MacMillan: New York, 1905. Edition: First edition. Hardcover, 6 by 8.25 inches, 495, [2 ads] pages. American Sportsman's Library. Edited by Caspar Whitney. Green pictorial cloth with black lettering on cover and spine. Frontispiece and twelve other plates. $110.00

Picture of Water Dog Water Dog, by Wolters, Richard A.. Dutton: New York, 1971. Edition: Eigth printing. ISBN: 0525230211. Hardcover, 6.5 by 9.25 inches, 179 pages. Blue cloth with silver lettering on spine. Well illustrated with black and white photographs. Includes Index. Introduction by Art Smith. $20.00

Picture of Horse and Rider: From Basics to Show Competition Horse and Rider: From Basics to Show Competition, by Richter, Judy. Sovereign Books: New York, 1979. Edition: First edition with full number line. ISBN: 0671183699. Hardcover, 6.25 by 9.5 inches, 146 pages. Foreword by George H. Morris; photographs by Sue Maynard. Brown cloth with yellow lettering on spine and tan end papers. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. Includes Suggested Reading list and Index. $15.00

Picture of The Dynamics of Canine Gait: A study of Motion The Dynamics of Canine Gait: A study of Motion, by Hollenbeck, Leon. Self published: Akron, New York, 1971. Edition: First edition. Hardcover, 7.25 by 9.75 inches, 236 pages. Green cloth with title on cover and spine in gilt. Well illustrated with photographs and line drawings. Includes Glossar, Related Reading, Index, and list of illustrations. $40.00

Picture of Practical Zoology Practical Zoology, by Hegner, Robert W. PhD. macmillan Company: New York, 1931. Edition: Revised Edition. Hardcover, 5,5 by 8 inches, 561 pages. Black cloth with gilt lettering on spine; title in raised letters on cover. Illustrated with detailed drawings and black and white photographs throughout. Includes Glossary and Index. $25.00

Picture of The Dog Owner's Manual The Dog Owner's Manual, by Rine, Josephine Z. Dial Press: New York, 1936. Edition: First Edition (no add'l printings shown). Hardcover, 6.5 by 9.5 inches, 440 pages. Maroon cloth with title in gilt on spine. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Includes Index and list of illustration. $25.00

Picture of A Horse Of Your Own: New Revised Edition A Horse Of Your Own: New Revised Edition, by Stoneridge, M.A.. Doubleday: Garden City, New York, 1980. Edition: Later printing. ISBN: 0385146175. Hardcover, 6.25 by 9.5 inches, 536 pages. Forward by William C. Steinkraus. Well illustrated with drawings by Sam Savitt and with over 250 black and white photographs. Quarter bound in brown cloth over light orange paper-covered boards; gilt lettering on spine. Includes Index. $12.00

Picture of Know About Horses: A Ready Reference Guide to Horses, Horse People and Horse Sports Know About Horses: A Ready Reference Guide to Horses, Horse People and Horse Sports, by Disston, Harry. Devin-Adair: New York, 1961. Edition: First printing. Hardcover, 6.25 by 9.25 inches, 216 pages. Red cloth, nicely illustrated with black and white drawings by Jean Bowman. Includes selected bibliography and index. $15.00

Picture of Dressage With Kyra: The Kyra Kyrklund Training Method Dressage With Kyra: The Kyra Kyrklund Training Method, by Kyrklund, Kyra and Jytte Lemkow. Trafalgar Square Publishing: North Pomfret, Vermont, 2000. Edition: Reprint. ISBN: 1570761108. Hardcover, 7.75 by 10 inches, 144 pages. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with full color photographs and black and white drawings. Includes Index. $15.00

Picture of The Peter Principle: Why Things Always Go Wrong The Peter Principle: Why Things Always Go Wrong, by Peter, Dr. Laurence J and Raymond Hull. William Morrow: New York, 1969. Edition: First Edition. Hardcover, 5.5 by 8.5 inches, 179 pages. Quarter bound in black cloth over red, paper-covered boards; gilt lettering on spine; yellow end papers. Black and white illustrations. $20.00