Ketchum, Idaho: Stoecklein Publishing, 1994. Jo J. Mora. Second edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 246pp. 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 fine dustjacket. Item #15200
The evolution of the cowboy and the strong role he and the entire cattle industry played in the development of American society. Much on the cowboy's working tools, clothes, manners and customs and his constant companion, the Western Horse. "No better exposition anywhere, and here tellingly illustrated, of reatas, spurs, bits, saddles, and other gear." Dobie p. 112. (Grandeau-Shorts B13 12f).