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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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Transportation - General

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1 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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2 S. L. A. Marshall Armies on Wheels
New York William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1941 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
American Military authority/historian SLAM's study of the German Army in the early stages of WWII. 251 pp. Tight copy with minor wear. Previous owner's names on front free end paper with bookseller label. Else clean interior. Page ends have darkened a little. Dust jacket now in protective cover is bright with 1/2" diameter hole in center of front. Creasing on edges with some chipping along edges on spine ends and bottom front hinge. Rear top edge has 1/4" chip with 1/2" tear. Spine is slightly faded and has a few small spots that have rubbed through. Overall a very nice first edition of highly esteemed military expert. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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