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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!
 
 
 
 

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Business, Industry & Law - Industry

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1 Ford at Fifty 1903-1953
New York, New York, U.S.A. Simon & Schuster 1953 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Oversize format, 9 1/4"W X 12 1/4"H. 108 pp. Wear and spotting with some edge discoloration on boards. Interior is clean. No dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Albert Speer Infiltration, How Heinrich Himmler Schemed to Build an SS Industrial Empire
New York Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc. 1981 0026128004 / 9780026128001 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Tight, crisp copy with slight bumping to corners and edges. Light colored linen on spine has some darkening on top and bottom. Dust jacket has some shelfwear and curling along edges. 1st Ptg. 
Price: 14.50 USD
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3 Donald F. Schofield Indians, Cattle, Ships & Oil, The Story of W.M.D. Lee
Austin, Texas University of Texas Press 1985 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
EX-LIB copy of the biography of an early Texas entrepreneur. Usual library markings and stamps - card pocket on front free end paper.Slight soiling on dedication page and verso as well as on the "Contents" page. Beginning of loosening of front hinge. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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4 Edward Hungerford Transport for War
New York E. P. Dutton and Company Inc. 1943 First Edition Cloth Very Good+ Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Wartime report on railroads transporting goods - from the back dust jacket, "The Greatest Movement of Men and Materials the World Has Ever Seen is Taking Place in America Today!" Great depiction of Uncle Sam astride industry and trainyards by well-known illustrator Dean Cornwell on front and spine of dust jacket. Red boards with black railroad design and type - bright and clean. 272 pp. Corner and spine ends are a little bumped. Clean and unmarked interior. Dust jacket has creasing and edgewear on spine ends and a little on corners. White background of back just jacket is somewhat rubbed and soiled. Front and spine bright and colorful with patriotic art. Very nice copy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 J'Nell L. Pate Livestock Legacy, The Fort Worth Stockyards 1887-1987
College Station, TX Texas A&M University Press 1992 0890965307 / 9780890965306 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
1st Ed., 2nd Ptg. Signed by author on title page. #27 of The Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University. 332. pp.Trade paperback is bright, clean and crisp. Very slight corner bumping. Else like new - gift quality. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 John Bainbridge Biography of an Idea, The Story of Mutual Fire and Casualty Insurance
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Co., Inc. 1952 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Presentation slip inside, stating, "To the Graduates of our Study Course, With the Compliments of the American Mutual Insurance Alliance". Crisp and bright copy with light shelfwear and a faint spot on title page. Slight age yellowing of paper and light smudging to page ends. Dust jacket is intact with rubbing, creasing and frayed spine ends. Chipping on corners with loss and slight tearing on folds. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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7 Joy G. Spiegel That Haggar Man
New York Random House 1978 0394500458 / 9780394500454 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Inscribed by Haggar on front free end paper. 1st Ed., 2nd Ptg. 149 pp. Tight with light wear. There is a 1" X 1" damp stain on base of spine that has bled through to free end papers. Does not impact text block. Light soiling of page edges. Dust jacket has light edgewear and some creasing and rubbing. Interior has blue stain from damp stain on spine of book. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8 Ramon F. Adams The Rampaging Herd
Cleveland, OH John T. Zubal 1982 0939738058 / 9780939738052 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
"A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry" - 463 pp. Book is bright, crisp and clean with very light bumping on edge of front board. Appears unread. Dust jacket shows light rubbing on hinges and flap folds. Rear flap fold has 1" closed tear from top. Spine is slightly sunned. Now in protective cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Victor Lasky Never Complain Never Explain
New York Richard Marek 1981 0399901043 / 9780399901041 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good++ Very Good++ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Sub-title, "The Story of Henry Ford II". 1st Edn., 1st Ptg. Book is tight and clean with a very slight right lean. Faint spotting on top page edges. Gift inscription on ffep. Price-clipped dust jacket has slight rubbing. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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