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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!

Travel & Tourism

Travel & Tourism

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1 Boardman, Andrea Destination Mexico: "A Foreign Land a Step Away" U.S. Tourism to Mexico, 1880s - 1950s
Dallas, Texas Degolyer Library/Southern Methodist University 2001 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine No Dust Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Catalogue for exhibition at the Degolyer Library, SMU, Dallas. Design by W. Thomas Taylor. Beautiful reproduction, full color and black and white. Stapled oversize trade paperback with quality cover and paper - 8-1/2"W X 11"H. 101 pp. Bright, crisp, and clean with very slight creasing on hinges. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2 George Oxford Miller Texas Parks and Campgrounds, Completely Revised 3rd Edition
Houston Gulf Publishing 1995 0877192650 / 9780877192657 3rd Ed., 2nd Ptg. Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
From the front wrap, "A Comprehensive Guide to State and National Parks, National Forests, Lakes, Trails, Campsites, Fishing Holes, and Many Other Natural Attractions". One of "The Texas Monthly Guidebooks". 242 pp. Trade paperback is tight with corner and spine end wear. Corners curl slightly, and there is a small clear desposit (maybe clear glue?) dried on the lower portion, on the "C" of "Completely Revised..". Top corner of first few pages has a light damp stain, and there is a little creasing on bottom corner of first few pages. Also a very light damp stain on bottom page edge at spine which extends onto bottom page margins for first several pages. Slight shelf soiling on page edges. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Mavis Batey Alice's Adventures in Oxford
Andover, UK Pitkin Pictorials 1991 Reprint Soft Cover Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Story of Alice Liddell's friendship with 'Lewis Carroll', a mathmatics don. Guidebook of Oxford featuring "Alice's Adventures" landmarks. 32 pp. Oversize trade paper, 7"W X 10"H. with stapled spine. Bright, crisp and clean copy appears unread. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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