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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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1 A Manual for Courts-Martial U.S. Army 1928
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office 1943 First Thus Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
"Revised in the Office of The Judge Advocate General of the Army and published by direction of The President: Effective April 1, 1928: Corrected to April 20, 1943", information on title page. This copy was the property of an Army Air Corps legal officer. It is intact with a little loosening of hinge and corner and spine end bumping and wear. Boards are khaki-colored with rubbing and previous owner's name and rank on front cover in ink and stamped on rear board.Interior has taped in memos and notations: "Accused' Rights As to Testifying"and "Explanation of Plea of Guilty" on front end papers. Front free end paper, under a taped in legal memo, is the previous owner's name and rank in ink followed by his different locations in WWII. First two places in England, 1943 and Jan. 1944, then Normandy, 25 July 1944, and then two other French locations through 26 Sept. 1944. Inside is a memo to "All Staff Judge Advocates, ETOUSA, Subject: Death Penalty" signed by Theo. F Cangelosi, Capt. JAGD for the Assistant Judge Advocate General. There are margin notations and markings and text underlining throughout. A JAG officer's working resource and an unusual collectible piece of WWII. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Allen Weinstein Perjury, The Hiss-Chambers Case
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1978 0394491769 / 9780394491769 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good- Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
674 pp in this story of the Cold War era Alger Hiss-Whitaker Chambers case. Copy shows slight edgewear and is a little shaken. There is an embossed seal of the previous owner on title page and slight soiling and a remainder mark on bottom page ends. Dust jacket shows light rubbing and has some chipping/tearing on edges. Laminate on dust jacket is yellowed. 
Price: 14.50 USD
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3 Allen Weinstein Perjury: The Hiss-Chambers Case
New York, NY Alfred A. Knopf 1978 0394491769 / 9780394491769 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
673 pp. Crisp and bright copy with light wear to boards. Page edges have light spotting and a little shelf-soiling. Dust jacket has white background which is somewhat yellowed. Slight edgewear and creasing. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4 George Burton Adams Constitutional History of England
New York, New York, U.S.A. Henry Holt and Company 1927 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
518 pp. Blue cloth boards show wear on edges and a little light spotting. Previous owner's name and address on front free end paper with underlining, marking and margin notations. Good reading copy. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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5 Richard O'Connor Courtroom Warrior, The Combative Career of William Travers Jerome
Boston Little Brown and Company 1963 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Book Club Edition with minor shelfwear. Front hinge has slight separation inside at pasted down paper. Dust jacket is intact with tearing along spine and on front bottom corner especially. Creasing on front and at hinges and some staining and rubbing on white background on back of dj. Yellowing to white background. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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6 Robert E. Conot Justice at Nuremberg
New York Harper & Row 1983 006015117X / 9780060151171 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
1st Ptg.From the dust jacket: "The First Comprehensive Dramatic Account of the Trial of the Nazi Leaders". Book has minor wear and a weakened spine, causing a slight right lean. Previous owner's library seal embossed on ffep. Dust jacket is clipped and has a 1 1/2" tear on spine bottom; some chipping along edges and spine top. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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7 Robert H. Bork The Tempting of America, The Political Secuction of the Law
New York The Free Press 1990 0029037611 / 9780029037614 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
1st Ed., 1st Ptg.432 pp. Bright and tight copy with light edge wear. Front pasted down paper has list of page numbers in red ink and noted pages have small red check mark. Dust jacket is bright with minor rubbing and edgewear. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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