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1 Petrick, Neila Skinner, Illustrated by Jones, Mary Evelyn JANE LONG of Texas 1798-1880
Austin, TX: Prime Time Press, 1995 
HB. Near Fine/Very Good+. First Edition. Inscribed & Signed By Author. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 299 pp, red cloth boards w/gilt letters, dj light brown-black w/map of texas on front & spine & three illustrations on the back. A biographical novel of Jane Wilkinson Long of Texas based on her true story. Doctor James Long courts Jane Wilkinson too swiftly f/her Uncle James Wilkinson's liking. Against everyone's wishes they married, when she was but sixteen. Doctor Long used her fortune to build an army to conquer "Tejas," a huge land to the west traded back & forth f/centuries by Spain & France. He left her behind, but she soon followed, & her husband's death in Mexico city was a mystery she was compelled to solve. She played an unexpected role as a spy & revolutionary in the fight f/independence from Mexico. Author's first novel and author is a Texas writer. 
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