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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!
 
 
 
 

Europe - France

Europe - France

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1 Anthony Verrier Assassination in Algiers
New York W. W. Norton & Company 1990 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good++ Very Good++ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Subtitled, "Roosevelt, Churchill, de Gaulle, and the Murder of Admiral Darlan". 1st Ed., 1st Ptg. 302 pp. Crisp, clean and bright copy with very minor wear and previous owner's embossed stamp on front free end paper. Remainder mark on bottom page edge. Dust jacket is bright and clean with very slight wear. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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2 Arthur Layton Funk Charles De Gaulle, The Crucial Years 1943-1944
Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press 1960 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
2nd Ptg. Great tri-color book - red, white and blue. Tight and crisp, clean and bright copy with very light shelfwear and no interior markings. Dust jacket has minor edgewear and slight rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Desmond Seward Henry V
New York The Viking Press 1988 0670811742 / 9780670811748 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Subtitled, "The Scourge of God". Book club edition appears unread - crisp, bright and clean. Dust jacket has slight creasing and a little tearing across top edge and spine ends show a little bumping. Very nice copy. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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4 Georges Lefebvre, Translated By Henry F. Stockhold Napoleon from 18 Brumaire to Tilsit 1799-1807
New York Columbia University Press 1969 First Thus, 2nd Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Red boards are bright as is the gilt print on spine. Crisp and clean with a little bottom edgewear on back board. Dust jacket has edge and corner wear with a 2" tear along spine at front hinge. Very nice copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 J. Huizinga The Waning of the Middle Ages
New York St. Martin's Press 1984 0312855400 / 9780312855406 Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
EX-LIB with usual library markings, stamps and card pocket. A little slight soiling on page ends. Dust jacket is not in library cover and has very little shelfwear, but has index number on spine. Overall nice copy. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Lottman, Herbert R The Fall of Paris June 1940
New York Harper Collins Publishers 1992 0060165200 / 9780060165208 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
With a focus on the people of Paris, author Lottman, fills in the last few weeks before it fell to the Nazis. Book is near fine with only flaw being previous owner's name label which has been marked out with black ink. Pictorial dust jacket shows German Army marching down the Champs Elysee' with the Arc de Triomphe as a backdrop and is without noticeable flaw. Mylar protected. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Louis R. Gottschalk The Era of the French Revolution, 1715-1815
Cambridge Houghton Mifflin 1957 Cloth Very Good- No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
This is a 1957 printing - First printed in 1929. Tight and crisp copy with very slight edgewear, light scratch on front navy blue cloth board. There is a slight line, a small ridge in the cloth, across center of front board which is barely discernible. Underlining on several pages throughout. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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8 Michael Glover The Napoleonic Wars: An Illustrated History 1792-1815
New York Hippocrene Books 1979 088254473X / 9780882544731 1st American Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
13 color and over 100 black and white illustrations, Clean and tight copy with slightest edgewear. Dust jacket is bright and colorful with a little bumping to corners and spine ends. Inside jacket has foxing that does not come through to outside. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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