Californios: The Saga of the Hard-Riding Vaqueros, America's First Cowboys (INSCRIBED by Jo N. Mora). Jo J. Mora.
Californios: The Saga of the Hard-Riding Vaqueros, America's First Cowboys (INSCRIBED by Jo N. Mora)

Californios: The Saga of the Hard-Riding Vaqueros, America's First Cowboys (INSCRIBED by Jo N. Mora)

Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1949. Jo J. Mora. First edition. INSCRIBED by Jo N. Mora, Jo J. Mora's son. Octavo. 175pp. Numerous full page and in-text illustrations. Brown cloth with gilt lettering and vaquero spur stamp to front cover in Jo Mora designed dustjacket and endpapers. Fine in near fine dustjacket (price-clipped; minor wear to extremities). Item #19302

In this, his last book, Jo Mora pays tribute to the daring and skill of the California vaqueros, "that hearty breed of missionary-trained horsemen who tended the immense mission herds for eighty years before the Texas cowboys appeared on our national scene." (Grandeau & Shorts Books B13).

Price: $250.00

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