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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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National Parks/National Park Service

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1 F. M. McCarty Big Bend Country
Amarillo, TX McCarty 1968 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Subtitled, "A Guide to Big Bend Country". 64 pp. Trade paperback with stapled binding. Tight copy with light rubbing. Clean interior. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Henley, Dempsie The Murder of Silence: The Big Thicket Story
Waco, TX Texian Press 1970 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
An activist in preserving the Big Thicket, and once the mayor of Liberty, TX, the author has signed the front free end paper. Light green paper stock. Bright green boards with bright gilt print on spine. Tight and clean copy with light edge wear on corners and spine ends. Dust jacket has price intact. Spine ends of dust jacket has creasing with some chipping and tearing. Corners show light chipping, and solid green rear panel shows some rubbing, especially on rear flap fold and rear hinge. Now in protective cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Ronnie C. Tyler The Big Bend, A History of the Last Frontier
Washington, D.C. National Park Services 1975 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Written by the curator of the Amon Carter Museum of Western Art in Fort Worth. Amon Carter was a mastermind of making Big Bend a national park. 288 pp. Trade paperback is tight and clean with light edgewear, creasing and rubbing to wraps. Clean interior. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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