San Francisco: A. M. Robertson, 1926. Jo J. Mora. 1st. Hardcover. Octavo. 236pp. With vignettes and sketches by Jo Mora. Green boards over black cloth spine; printed title label to spine; a Jo Mora design of a vaquero and his horse stamped on front cover; decorative endpapers. No dustjacket as issued. Printed by the Bruce Brough Press, San Francisco. A nera fine copy (upper front corner bumped; minor wear to extremities). Item #19303
A romantic look on the history of the Monterey Peninsula during the Spanish and Mexican rule following the discovery of the Harbor of Monterey by Vizcaino in 1602 up to the gringo's arrival in the 1800s. (Grandeau & Shorts Books A8; Herd 819; Six-Guns 743).