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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 Cox, Mike More Basic Texas Books
Midland, TX Nita Stewart Haley Memorial Library 2001 0967856698 / 9780967856698 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
A concoction of Doby's list for good reading and Jenkins' Basic Texas Books for research, according to the dust jacket flap. Signed by Mike Cox on half-title page. 85 pp. Bright, crisp, tight and clean copy. Dust jacket is clean with light edgewear and creasing which shows on the gray background. Now in protective cover. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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2 Lowman, Al Printer at the Pass: The Work of Carl Hertzog
San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A. Institute of Texan Cultures 1972 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Orange boards with black cloth spin. Bright and crisp with clean interior. Top page edge has black spot near spine. 123 pp. Nice copy. No dust jacket 
Price: 45.00 USD
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3 Lowman, Al Printer at the Pass: The Work of Carl Hertzog
San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A. Institute of Texan Cultures 1972 First Edition Hard Cover Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Signed by Carl Hertzog, the subject, Al Lowman, the editor, Bill Holman, writer of the introduction, and Bill Wittliff, designer of the book, all, on half-title page. 123 pp. Bright, crisp, tight and clean. Lovely copy with acetate cover. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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4 Morrison, W. M. Texas Book Prices ($1.50 to $4,000)
Waco, TX W. M. Morrison 1963 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Dust Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Signed by Author
Signed on front free end paper by Morrison, renowned Texas bookman, as follows: "To______, this is copy #5 of the last 10 of 1,000 copies of this book published. W. M. Morrison, Waco, Texas, 7-6-71". Book is tight with clean interior. Black spotting on front board and some on back board - probably ink spots. Foreward and bottom edges of rear board are frayed and worn. Other edges have light wear. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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5 Taylor, Thomas W. Texfake: An Account of the Theft and Forgery of Early Texas Printed Documents
Barksdale, Texas, U.S.A. Thomas W Taylor 1991 0935072209 / 9780935072204 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine No Dust Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Introduction by Larry McMurtry. Oversize format, 7 1/4"W X 10 1/4"H. 158 pp. including index. Tan boards with facsimile of Texas Declaration of independence on boards. Bright gilt title on brown cloth spine. Bright, crisp and clean copy with very light wear showing on spine ends. 
Price: 42.50 USD
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