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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!

Catalog 8 Texas & The Southwest

Catalog 8 Texas & The Southwest

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21 Tant, Fanning Yater J. D. Tant Texas Preacher
Lufkin, TX The Gospel Guardian Company 1958 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
479 pp. Book has slight right lean. Leather-like boards have light edgewear. Top corner of front free end paper has erasure - else clean interior. Light background of dust jacket shows slight discoloration on edges and rubbing on hinges and flap folds. Spine area is darkened. Top edge of spine has light creasing and some chipping. Also light chipping on corners and inside flap fold on top edge. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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22 Ventura, Michael If I Was A Highway
Lubbock, Texas Texas Tech Univ Press 2011 0896727068 / 9780896727069 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hancock, Butch Signed by Author
Signed by both Ventura and musician/photographer Butch Hancock on front free end paper. Large format octavo, 7-1/2"W X 9-3/4"H. 236 pp. Bright, crisp, tight and clean copy with like dust jacket. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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23 Wooten, Mattie Lloyd Women Tell the Story of the Southwest
San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A. The Naylor Company 1940 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Signed by author, "With My Best Wishes, Mattie Lloyd Wooten" on title page. First Edition, First Printing. 394 pp. Tight and crisp copy. Rust-colored linen boards have corners with some bumping light spine end wear. Former owner's seal is impressed on half-title page - else clean interior. Top page edge has a little spotting. No dust jacket. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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24 Young County Historical Survey Committee Graham Centennial History, 1872-1972: From Salt Works to Space Age
Quanah and Wichita Falls, Texas VNortex Offset Press 1972 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
86 pp. Oversize Format, 8-1/2"W X 11"H. Red boards illustration of Graham, TX's history on front board. Book has slight right lean with slight corner and spine end wear. Page edges somewhat tanned, and top corner of front free end paper has erasure remnant. Else clean and bright interior. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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25 Zaboly, Gary S. An Altar For Their Sons: The Alamo and the Texas Revolution in Contemporary Newspaper Accounts
Buffalo Gap, Texas, U.S.A. State House Press 2011 193333746x / 9781933337463 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
477 pp. Bright, crisp, tight and clean copy with like dust jacket. Unread. 
Price: 79.95 USD
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