THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS: HER SAGA AND HER SONG.
Austin: Shoal Creek publishers, 1976. xi,136pp. Index. Red cloth, title in gilt on spine. Bibliographic notes. Map of the battlefield. First edition, first state with the typo on page 16, hand corrected in ink. Fine copy in a fine pictorial dust jacket. The first part of the book deals with Emily Morgan and her relationship with Santa Anna. It also includes an excellent account of events around the Battle of San Jacinto as well as the battle itself. The balance deals with evolution of the song and, with careful annotation, reveals facts and details previously unknown. There is also material on Santa Anna’s enigmatic background which is published for the first time.