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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!

Art - Western Art

Art - Western Art

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1 Cowboy Artists of America: 1968 Exhibit
Oklahoma City National Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center 1968 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
"Patching His Saddle" by Tom Ryan, is the featured painting on the front of the wrapper on this catalog of the Third Annual Exhibit Cowboy Artists of America: June 15 Through September 2, 1968: Paintings and Sculpture. Held at the National Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center, Oklahoma City, OK. 16 pp + wrapper. Not pageinated. Black & White reproductions of art plus many photos. Stapled paperback, 7"W X 9"H. Crisp, tight and clean with very slight rubbing on glossy finish of wrapper. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Jack Bryant
Jack L. Erickson 2001 0971442908 / 9780971442900 First Edition Hard Cover Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Pictorial boards showing Bryant and his work. Oversized format, 8-1/2"W X 11"H.130 pp. Jack Bryant book mark laid in. High quality production values in this book with full color illustrations of Bryant's renowned western art, paintings, bronzes, jewelry and knives . Lovely condition. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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3 Cisneros, Jose Riders Across the Centuries, Horsemen of the Spanish Borderlands
El Paso Texas Western Press 1984 1st Ed., 2nd Paperback Printing Soft Cover Very Good+ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Jose Cisneros 
Beautiful illustrations and text by Cisneros. With biography by John O. West and dedicated to Carl Hertzog. Winner of the Western Heritage Award, Cowboy Hall of Fame. Large format trade paperback, 8"W X 11"H. 199 pp. Crisp, tight, clean and bright copy with light corner and spine end wear. Several pages have a little creasing on top corner. Very nice copy. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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4 Dippie, Brian, Editor The 100 Best Illustrated Letters of Charles M. Russell
Fort Worth, TX Amon Carter Museum 2008 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
High quality production in this well-illustrated look at Charles M. Russell's art-filled letters. Published by world renowned Amon Carter Museum of Art, Fort Worth, Texas. Includes reproduction of letter, with envelope, addressed to 'Young Boy' tucked inside pocket on rear board.Oversize format, 9-1/4"W X 11-1/4"H. 215 pp. Bright, crisp, clean and tight copy with like dust jacket. Unread. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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5 Rick Stewart, Joseph D. Ketner II, and Angela L. Miller Carl Wimar, Chronicler of the Missouri River Frontier
Fort Worth, TX Amon Carter Museum 1991 0810939584 / 9780810939585 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
1st Ed., 1st Ptg. High quality production with 241 illustrations, 24 full-color plates.Written by museum curators and art professor. Quarto with oblong format, 11 1/2"W X 10 3/4"H. Bright, crisp and tight with very slight spine end bumping. Underneath bottom edge has a few black marks from shelving. Dust jacket is also high quality reproduction and paper. It is bright and crisp with light rubbing and slight creasing. Rear panel has has minor damage, 1/4" closed tear with small dent below and a small scratch. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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6 Robert V. Hine In the Shadow of Fremont, Edward Kern and the Art of American Exploration, 1845-1860
Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press 1982 0806117354 / 9780806117355 2nd Edition Hard Cover Very Good++ Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
"Formerly 'Edward Kern and American Expansion'". 180 pp. Crisp and bright copy with light wear and a little rubbing that shows on the blue dust jacket. Previous owner's gift inscription on front free end paper - else clean interior. Dust jacket has minor edgewear - rear top corner has 1/4" tear. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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7 Walton, Ann Thorson The Burlington Northern Collection
Burlington Northern, Inc. 1982 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Trade paperback with oblong format, 10-1/2"W X 8-1/4H. 60 + pages. Color and black & white illustrations, some fold out. Clean and tight. Wrapper has slight fading on spine and a little discoloration on front and rear panels. Bottom right corner of rear panel has light creasing. Corners are lightly worn. Bright and clean interior. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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