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Animal Stories

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Animal Stories

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1 Bartlett, Arthur C. GAME LEGS - The Biography of Horse with a Heart
New York Cupples and Leon 1928 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good- 8vo Harold C. Cue; 
292 pp. Biege boards lettered in black on the front panel and spine; red upper edge. Lightly rubbed at the corners of the dustjacket with minor chipping at the upper spine; slightly faded on the spine with some discolouration on the inside; minor rubbing; previous owner's name and address on the front free endpaper; some brown marks on the endpapers. Dj art and colour frontis by Harold C. Cue. 
Price: 10.95 CDN
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2 Bradbury, Bianca MY PRETTY GIRL
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1974 0395185181 / 9780395185186 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo Charles Robinson; 
172 pp. Green cloth decorated in black on the front panel and the spine. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few small nicks around the edges; previous owner's writing on the front free endpaper; price clipped. Illustrated with drawings by Charles Robinson. When she started out, all she knew about horses was that they had four legs, one at each corner. She also remembered that her father, who was dead now, used to say that they were the noblest of all animals. So when a friend offered her the gift of a free horse, she jumped at the chance. But it didn't take her long to figure out she didn't know anything about horses. And that now she had one to care for... 
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3 Brand, Max (pen name used by Frederick Schiller Faust) THE WHITE WOLF
New York Pocket Books 1962 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good- 
202 pp. Pocket Book 6161. Edgewear with some creasing on the corners and spine; some darkening in the text block, of course, but no interior markings. Eighty pounds of devastating bone and muscle, cat-footed, and coated in a pelt that was like silk of the purest white, The King roamed the wilderness terrorizing man and beast. Born a dog but brought up by a wolf, he became a living legend - the dreaded White Wolf. 
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4 Breen, Krista Michelle QUICKSAND - The Mysterious Disappearance of Dakotaroo
Rockwood, Ontario Groundskeeper's Cottage Press 2004 0973524103 / 9780973524109 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 8vo Krista Michelle Breen; Signed by Author
162 pp. Signed on the title page by Krasta Michelle Breen. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. Cover and interior illustrations by the author. Includes a dropped-in bookmark from the publisher, advertising Quicksand. Her world is thrown upside down when her beloved Appaloosa pony mysteriously disapears into the fog... 
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5 Brown, Joan Winer SIMON THE POINTER - A Story
New York Viking - The Penguin Group 1996 0670866628 / 9780670866625 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 12mo Jared Taylor Williams; 
88 pp. Quarter-bound in white cloth on beige boards; lettered in red on the spine; headband; illustrated with line drawings by Jared Taylor Williams. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. 
Price: 10.95 CDN
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6 Burnford, Sheila THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY - A Tale of Three Animals
New York Bantam Skylark Books 1990 0553058746 / 9780553058741 First Printing - First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo Carl Burger; 
148 pp. Quarter-bound in red cloth on white boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Dj art and interior drawings by Carl Burger. 
Price: 10.95 CDN
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7 Campbell, Judith POLICE HORSES
North Hollywood, California Wilshire Book Company 1971 First Printing - First Thus Paperback Very Good 8vo 
184 pp. followed by a catalogue of titles in the Wilshire Horse Lover's Library. Trade paperback format. Light wear on the corners with a faintly creased spine; no interior markings. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. The Chapters are: Proper Persuers to Mounted Police; The Making of a Police Horse; No Duty Comes Amiss; Around Britain; Duty Amongst the Skyscrapers; Iranian Stallions and the Desert Patrol; Australian Trooper Police Horses; Policing the Canadian Plains; Around the World; and Police Horse Characters. 
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8 Caras, Roger SOCKEYE - The Life of a Pacific Salmon
New York Dial Press 1975 0803772475 / 9780803772472 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo Ernest Schwiebert; 
135 pp. including a glossary. Beige boards lettered in red and black on the spine; blue endpapers. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Dj art by Ernest Schwiebert. Roger Caras was an American writer of mostly animal stories, a wildlife photographer and a wildlife preservationist. He wrote over 70 books. Sockeye is a novelized story of one Pacific salmon, a male. It goes from birth, through his descent from stream to lake and, after two years, from lake to ocean, where he faces such dangers as the whale, the shark, and the sea otter - to say nothing of man... 
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9 Caras, Roger THE CUSTER WOLF - Biography of an American Renegade
Boston Little Brown and Company 1966 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good- 8vo Charles Frace; 
175 pp. Quarter-bound in black on brown boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings by Charles Frace. 
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10 Caras, Roger THE CUSTER WOLF - Biography of an American Renegade
Boston Little Brown and Company 1966 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good- 8vo Charles Frace; 
175 pp. Quarter-bound in black on brown boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with some rubbing on the upper right of the front panel; price intact; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings by Charles Frace. Roger Caras was an American writer of mostly animal stories, a wildlife photographer and a wildlife preservationist. He wrote over 70 books. The Custer Wolf - so named because it ranged mostly near Custer, South Dakota - was hunted for years as a cattle killer. This is his story. 
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11 Dillon, Eilis; Rees, Lucy; Chitty, Susan; Parry, Anne; Sewell, Anna; Patchett, Mary Elwyn HORSES AND PONIES: The Island of Horses; Wild Pony; The Puffin Book of Horses; Black Beauty; The Brumby
Middlesex, England Puffin Books 1978 Later Printings Paperback Very Good Richard Kennedy; Julek and Adam Heller; Barrie Driscoll; Juliet McLeod; Charlotte Hough; John Verney; Michael Charlton; 
186, 144, 364, 218, 191 pp. Paperbacks in a slipcase. All five books have light edge and corner wear with flat uncreased spines; no interior markings; the slipcase has some minor wear on the corners and some fading along the upper edges. The books in the slipcase are: The Island of Horses by Eilis Dillon, cover art and interior line drawings by Richard Kenned; Wild Pony by Lucy Rees, cover art by Julek and Adam Heller; Black Beauty by Anna Sewell, front and back covers from the Tigon British/Chilton Film production starring Mark Lester and Walter Siezak; The Brumby by Mary Elwyn Patchett, cover by Barrie Driscoll, interior drawings by Juliet McLeod; and The Puffin Book of Horses, an anthology edited by Susan Chitty and Anne Parry and featuring Ted Edgar on Uncle Max on the front cover. 
Price: 27.45 CDN
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12 Dunfield, H. Clifford RUSTY AND SUSIE - A Delightful Tale of Beavers and Their Indian Friends
Toronto Musson Book Company 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo Ray Taylor; 
180 pp. Beige boards lettered in brown on the spine; illustrated with line drawings by Ray Taylor. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; sticker ghost on the upper right of the front panel; some discolouration on the rear panel; price intact; no interior markings. We all have fond memories of favourite animal stories. This one could easily join the list, a truly impressive nature story showing the lives of industrious, intelligent and practical beavers. It is also a story of enlightened conservationists who aid the beavers in the role nature intended for them. 
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13 Farley, Walter SON OF THE BLACK STALLION
New York Random House 1947 0965476049 / 9780965476041 Later Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo Milton Menasco; 
330 pp. White boards lettered in silver on the spine; illustrated endpapers; headband; illustrated with line drawings by Milton Menasco. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. 
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14 Frazee, Steve LASSIE - Trouble at Painter's Lake
Racine, Wisconsin Whitman Books 1972 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 8vo Al Anderson; Adam Szwejkowski; 
210 pp. Glossy pictorial boards; illustrated endpapers. Light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings. Cover art by Al Anderson; interior line drawings by Adam Szwejkowski. 
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15 Guillot, Rene A BOY AND FIVE HUSKIES
London Methuen 1957 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good- 12mo 
227 pp. First translated edition. Blue boards decorated in white on the spine. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks around the edges and some loss at the head of the spine; price clipped; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings. This is a story of adventure amid the sub-Arctic snows of Northern Canada, where a settler's son finds himself setting off as a decoy to lead astray the mountie who is trailing his uncle... 
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16 Holmes, John THE FARMER'S DOG
London Popular Dogs Publishing 1960 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
160 pp. Brown boards decorated in gilt and white on the spine; illustrated with black and white plates. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few small nicks and chips around the edges; price clipped; no interior markings. The Contents are: Author's Introduction. Part One: Theory: Instincts; Other Mental Characteristics; Balance of Mental Characteristics; The Right Dog. Part Two: Practice: Principles of Training; General Care; The New Puppy; Training the Young Dog; Further Training; and Other Jobs and Problems; followed by an index. 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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17 Horwood, William THE STONOR EAGLES
London Hamlyn Paperbacks 1983 0600206041 / 9780600206040 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good 
600 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a crease on the lower left of back cover, a crease on the front hinge and another one on the spine; some darkening in the text block but no interior markings. She was the last of the great sea eagles of Skye. She faced bitter years of exile, sustained only by a belief that one day her offspring would return to her abandoned homeland. Said the Los Angeles Times, "A gifted storyteller, simply sweeps you along... a book to cherish." 
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18 Jennings, Linda (editor) (Joan Aiken; Adele Geras; Marjorie Darke; Dinah Starkey; Barbee Oliver Carleton; Peter Dickinson; Ann Wigley; Maggie Pearson; Laurence Housman; Christine Pullein-Thompson; Robert D. San Souci; Ann de Gale; Lincoln Steffens) A TREASURY OF PONY STORIES
New York Kingfisher Books 1996 0753450291 / 9780753450291 First Printing - First Thus Soft Cover Very Good 12mo Anthony Lewis; 
159 pp. Trade paperback format. Edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; previous owner's name inside. Illustrated with drawings. This anthology contains: Managing without the Moon by Joan Aiken; Nutmeg and Snowstorm by Adele Geras; Patience, a French Tale retold by Linda Jennings; Now You See Me Now You Don't by Marjorie Darke; McGregor and the Kelpy, a Scottish Folktale retold by Dinah Starkey; A Hat for Crumpet by Barbeen Oliver Carleton; Unicorn by Peter Dickinson; Pony Island by Ann Wigley; The Horse of Fire and Thunder by Maggie Pearson; Rocking Horse Land by Laurence Housman; Candy Stops a Train by Christine Pullein-Thompson; The Halloween Pony, a French Folktale retold by Robert D. San Souci; Another Girl's Pony by Ann de Gale; The Horses of the Sun, a Greek myth retold by Linda Jennings; The Christmas Pony by Lincoln Steffens; and Swallow by Julie Sykes. 
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19 Johnson, Pat; van Tuyl, Barbara A HORSE CALLED BONNIE
New York Signet Books - New American Library 1971 0451077288 / 9780451077288 Sixth Printing Paperback Very Good 
141 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. 
Price: 5.45 CDN
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20 Kjelgaard, Jim SNOW DOG
New York Bantam Skylark Books 1983 0553152300 / 9780553152302 Third Printing Paperback Very Good 12mo 
163 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spines; some darkening around the edges of the text block but no interior markings. The steel-gray Husky was just a pupply when his mother and brother were killed by the black wolf. Alone in the forest, he learned to survive by instinct and by native intelligence, knowing that one day he would again cross paths with his vicious enemy. 
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