Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1949. Jo J. Mora. First edition. INSCRIBED by Mrs. Jo J. Mora to noted San Francisco author and historian. 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. Minor wear to extremities else fine in near fine dustjacket (price-clipped; short closed tear;. Item #19301
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).