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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 Foreign Affairs, Fiftieth Anniversary Issue
New York Book of the Month Club 1972 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Promotional copy of 50th Anniversary Issue of publication by Book of the Month Club. Subscription information laid in. Contributors inclued Isaiah Berlin, Barbara Tuchman, Indira Ghandi, Anwar el-Sadat, George F. Kennan and others. Editor, Hamilton Fish Armstrong. Slight wear on edges and slightly ragged bottom edge from manufacturing process, maybe. Also a few spots on page ends. Interesting collection of writings of historical persons and historians.- 
Price: 7.50 USD
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2 Edward Jay Epstein Inquest, The Warren Commission and the Establishment of Truth
New York The Viking Press 1966 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
With introduction by Richard H. Rovere. Crisp, clean and bright book club copy with slight bumping to corners and spine ends. Dust jacket ha some chipping to corners with a little tearing on edges. 
Price: 10.50 USD
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3 Emma Mertins Thom Bibliography of North American Geology , 1929-1939
Washington, D.C. U.S. Department of the Interior 1944 No Stated Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
1546 pp. Part 1, Bibliography and Part 2, Index in one volume. Russet clot boards show moderate wear - bumping to corners with a little fraying and to spine ends. Spin is sunfaded. Interior clean with darkening pages. No dust jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 George F. Kennan Memoirs, 1925 - 1950
Boston Atlantic Monthly Press 1967 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Memoirs of ambassador to Russia during WWII. Tight and clean copy with minor wear and yellowing pages. Dust jacket has some chipping and tearing along spine and edges. Two tape repaired tears along top edge. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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5 Margaret I. Phillips The Governors of Tennessee
Gretna, LA Pelican Publishing 1978 0882891693 / 9780882891699 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Crisp, bright and clean inside and out. Dust jacket has a small closed tear on back and a narrow chipped spot on top front edge. Slight chipping with a little tearing on corners and spine ends. White portions of dust jacket show light spotting and rubbing. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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6 Natl. Archives&Rec. Admin. Staff Military Service Records: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications
Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Natl Archives Trust Fund Board 1985 091133307X / 9780911333077 No Stated Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Large format trade paperback - 8 1/2"W X 11"H 330 pp. Tight and clean copy with light edge and corner wear. Original price sticker on rear panel. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7 William H. Droze, George Wolfskill, William E. Leuchtenburg Essays on the New Deal, The Walter Prescott Webb Memorial Lectures
Austin, TX University of Texas at Arlington Press/University of Texas Press 1971 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Second in the Walter Prescott Webb Memorial Lectures. 1978 Lecture agenda schecule laid in. 1st Ed., 2nd Ptg. Bright copy with turquoise colored cloth boards and bright silver print. Book has slight left lean and minor edge wear. Front page edge has a small faint spot. Previous owner's name on front free end paper. Dust jacket has light corner and spine end wear. The year, "1969" is written in small numbers on spine. Front hinge area has a few tiny white spots from rubbing that show on turquise background. Flap folds have slight rubbing, and front flap fold has light creasing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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