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Recommended Books

Favorite & informative books for "vaquero" readers:
(no specific order)

Seventy Five Years in California by W.H. Davis 
West of the West by R. Kirsch, W.S. Murphy
Two Years Before the Mast by R.H. Dana
Dawn of the Dons by T.L. Ford
These Were the Vaqueros by A.R. Rojas
Vaqueros & Buckaroos by A.R. Rojas
Rancho El Tejon by F.F. Latta
Californios by Jo Mora
Trail Dust & Saddle Leather by Jo Mora
Testimonios by R.M. Beebe, R.M. Senkewicz
El Vaquero by Ernest Morris
The Book of Cowboys by H.C. Holling
The Cattle King by E.F. Treadwell
They Saddled the West by L.M. Rice, G.R. Vernam
We Pointed Them North by E.C. Abbott, H. Huntington Smith

Some extra reading.....

Last Buckaroo by M. Hedges
The Log of a Cowboy by A. Adams
Lone Cowboy by Will James
Cowboys North and South by Will James
Rawhide Rawlins Stories by C.M. Russell
More Rawhides by C.M. Russell
Horses I've Known by Will James
Trails Plowed Under by C.M. Russell
Garcia Saddlery Co. Catalog 1924(reproduced) by D.D. Garcia-White, P.B. Wright
Legacy of Silver & Saddles by D.D. Garcia-White, P.B.Wright
Bits & Spurs/Motifs, Techniques and Modern Makers by Ned & Jody Martin
Art of the Western Saddle by Bill Reynolds



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