Texas Star Books

Quick Search

Title
Author
Description
Keyword
 
Give a Texas Star Books Gift Card!
Checkout a Gift Card

The perfect gift for the book lover on your list!

 

Texas Booksellers Association

 

Long-time member of TxBA and supporter of the Texas book events it sponsors.

For information about any or all TxBA book events, visit our website,

http://www.texasbooksellers.org/

SEE YOU THERE!


 
********


A.C. Greene's 50+ Best Books on Texas

A. C. Green has left us, but his love of Texas, its various parts, its history and literature lives through his bright and lively work. Greene, in his literate and plainspoken way, gave us the great gift of a guide to Texas literature in 1982, "The 50 Best Books on Texas" and in the 1998 revised version, The 50+ Best Books on Texas". We at Texas Star Books try to keep copies from Greene's list on hand. Some are easier to find than others, so we may not have them all. To view his picks, click on the book title. Look for the book, itself in our inventory, too!
 
*******
Please see our Store Policy Page to learn what you should expect when you order from us!
*******

Texas Star Books has retail space in
Montgomery Street Antique Mall
2601 Montgomery Street @I-30
Fort Worth, Texas
We're proud of our selection of Texana, Texas History, American History and Military History. We also have a great selection of original WWII posters.
If you're in the D/FW area, please come browse our shelves!
 
 
 
 

Music, Dance & Opera

Music, Dance & Opera

Click on Title to view full description

 
1 Deems Taylor, Editor A Treasury of Gilbert & Sullivan
New York Simon & Schuster 1941 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Slip Case Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Lucille Corcos 
"The Words and Music of One Hundred and Two Songs from Eleven Operettas". 405 pp. Book is tight and bright. Spine is sound and boards have minor rubbing and bumping. Spine is slightly faded. Clean interior with bright and clever illustrations along with the wonderful music of G&S! The slipcase is worn and fraying, faded on the spine edge and separated on the top edge. It has been taped and will require careful use. Wonderful collection. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
2 Friedwald, Will Jazz Singing: America's Great Voices from Bessie Smith to Bebop and Beyond
Don Mills, Ontario, Canada Collier Books 1992 0020801319 / 9780020801313 1st Paperback Ed., 1st Ptg. Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
493 pp. Trade paperback is bright and tight with light wear on corners and spine ends. Clean interior. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
3 Kaminsky, Max with Hughes, V.E. My Life in Jazz
New York, New York Harper & Row 1963 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
From the dust jacket, "Starring Bix Beiderbecke, Fats Waller, Louis Armstrong, Gene Krupa, James P. Johnson, Bud Freeman, Pee Wee Russell, Artie Shaw, Jack Teagarden". 242 pp. Bright and clean book with slight right lean and very slight spine end wear. Dust jacket has light edgewear with 1" closed tear on top of rear panel. Spine shows slight rubbing on title, and rear panel shows a little dark rubbing on rear panel. 
Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
4 Malachy McCourt Danny Boy, The Legend of the Beloved Irish Ballad
Philadelphia Running Press 2002 0762411244 / 9780762411245 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good++ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
1st Ed., 2nd Ptg. 141 pp. Inscribed by author on title page. Crisp, bright, clean and tight copy. Dust jacket is bright with slight creasing on edges and rear panel. "Autographed Copy" sticker on front panel. 
Price: 18.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
5 Page, Drew Drew's Blues: A Sideman's Life With the Big Bands
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.A. Louisiana State Univ Pr 1980 0807106860 / 9780807106860 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
226 pp. Clean and bright copy with light corner bumping and spine end wear. Dust jacket has corner and spine end wear. Top front panel has remnant of round label. Edges have slight creasing and a few small closed tears. Rear panel shows rubbing on light portion. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
6 Vance, Joel Fats Waller, His Life and Times
Chicago, IL Contemporary Books 1977 0809281333 / 9780809281336 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
179 pp. Tight, clean copy with light bumping on corners and spine ends. Dust jacket has creasing and rubbing. 
Price: 8.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
7 Willie Nelson The Facts of Life and Other Dirty Jokes
New York Random House 2002 0375507310 / 9780375507311 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
2nd Ptg. EX-LIB copy with minimal library markings and stamps. ffep has card pocket removed and security tage excised. Dust jacket with index numbers on spine is in library mylar cover and is taped to boards. Clean, bright and crisp ex-lib copy. 
Price: 9.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to txstarbooks@sbcglobal.net
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie