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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!

Texas Photographers

Texas Photographers

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1 Deborah Douglas Stirring Prose, Cooking With Texas Authors
College Station, TX Texas A&M University Press 1998 0890968292 / 9780890968291 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A clever look at Texas writers - recipes and favorite food from each along with a short bio - Judy Alter, Norma Elia Cantu', Liz Carpenter, Jim Corder, John Erickson, Robert Flynn, Kinky Friedman and lions of Texas literature, A.C. Greene, John Graves and Elmer Kelton + many more. 224 pp. Both book and jacket are crisp, bright and clean. Appears unread. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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2 Lawrence Clayton Clear Fork Cowboys, Contemporary Cowboys Along the Clear Fork of the Brazos River
Abilene, TX Cowboy Press 1985 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Sonja Irwin Clayton 
Oblong format, 8 1/2" W X 7"H. 60 pp. Trade paperback with stapled binding. Light rubbing and faint spotting show on white background on wrapper. Small smudge on title page. Else clean and bright copy. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Winningham, Geoff Traveling the Shore of the Spanish Sea: The Gulf Coast of Texas and Mexico
College Station, Texas, U.S.A. Texas A&M University Press 2010 1603441611 / 9781603441612 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Signed on front end paper by award-winning Texas photographer, Winningham, who has captured the breadth and scope of the Texas/Mexico Gulf Coast in stunning photographs. Oblong format, 12-1/4"W X9-1/4"H. 328 pp. + unpageinated pictures, acknowledgments, bibliography and index. Bright, crisp, tight and clean copy with like dust jacket. A wonderful work. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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4 Wittliff, Bill La Vida Brinca
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 2006 0292713207 / 9780292713208 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Signed by Author
Signed in brown ink by writer, photographer, producer Bill Wittliff on page opposite half-title page and dated 2007. Wittliff's studies in sepia tones of his pinhole camera technique which he calls "tragaluces", "Light Swallowers" are set in this over-sized square format, 12-1/4"X12-1/4", 105 pp, beautifully produced by UT Press. Fine in near fine dust jacket that has very slight edge creasing. Unread. Dust jacket now in protective cover. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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