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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!
 
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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!
 
 
 
 

Science & Technology - Anthropology

Science & Technology - Anthropology

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1 Cervantes, Maria Antonieta Treasures of Ancient Mexico from the National Anthropological Museum
New York Crescent Crown 1978 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good++ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
With "Over 250 Colour Photographs". 1st Ed., 1st Ptg. Very nice copy - clean, crisp and bright with tiny bit of corner and spine end wear. Dust jacket is bright and colorful, with a little creasing along top edge. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Edgar Lee Hewett Ancient Life in the American Southwest
Indianapolis, IN Bobbs-Merrill Company 1930 First Edition Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
392 pp. Blue boards with bright gilt print on front and a little rubbed on spine. No dust jacket. Light bumping to corners and spine ends. Slight rubbing on edges and a little on boards. Back has a little white spotting. Front page edge has slight red smuding.Pages are age-yellowed. Clean interior. 
Price: 27.50 USD
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3 Loren Eiseley The Firmament of Time
New York Atheneum 1960 First Edition Cloth Very Good+ Very Good- 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Written by noted naturalist/anthropologist. 184 pp. Tight and bright copy with light bumping on corners and spine ends. Light rubbing on front board. Previous owner's name in pencil on front free end paper. Dust jacket has creasing and chipping with 1/2" X 1" chip missing on top edge of frong. Spine ends have chipping with a little tearing. White of rear cover backgrownd is slightly yellowed. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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4 Richard E. Leakey and Roger Lewin Origins
New York, NY E. P. Dutton and Company Inc. 1978 0525171940 / 9780525171942 1st Edition, 3rd Printing Hard Cover Very Good++ Very Good++ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Son of noted scientists Louis and Mary Leakey, Richard E. Leakey writes about his own discoveries from his excavations at Lake Turkana in northern Kenya. Book is tight and crisp without obvious wear. A small red stain (1/4") on verso of title page has bled through to title - only visible flaw. Dust jacket is bright with a little bumping on spine ends. In Brodart cover. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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5 Robert Zingg Behind the Mexican Mountains
Austin, Texas University of Texas Press 2001 0292798091 / 9780292798090 First Edition Soft Cover Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
307 pp. Trade paperback is new. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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