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).