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Texas Star Books has been an online bookseller since 2002. We specialize in Texas History, Texana, Southwest History and general Military History. We also maintain retail space in Fort Worth at the Montgomery St. Antique Mall, 2601 Montgomery St.

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We Landed at Dawn, the Story of the Dieppe Raid

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Very Good in Good jacket. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. Author Austin trained with the Canadian soldiers who made the attack at Dieppe, the "Canadian Dunkirk", an early attempt to invade Nazi-held France. The book is fine but for yellowing from age--this was wartime paper--and an inscription on title page, "For Pat". Dust jacket is price clipped and has edgeware with some chipping on top & bottom edges.


The Alamo, an Epic used book

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, New York, New York, U.S.A. Date published: 1997 ISBN-13: 9780395827581 ISBN: 0395827582

Description: Fine in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. An epic poem in the style of Homer about the Alamo. Book is tight and crisp, appears to be unread with no visible flaws. Striking black high gloss dust jacket with a rendition of the fall of the Alamo. Has a little rubbing in the glossy finish. Read More

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Brassey's Air Combat Reader used book

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Brassey's (US) Inc., Washington, D.C. Date published: 1999 ISBN-13: 9781574881820 ISBN: 1574881825

Description: Near Fine in Very Good+ jacket. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. Subtitled, "Historic Feats and Aviation Legends", this book is clean and tight. As new except for light staining on upper corner page edges. Dust jacket has moisture stain which can only be seen from the inside. Outside appears without flaw. Read More

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Five Days in London May 1940 used book

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Edition: 8th Printing Thus Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven, CT Date published: 1999 ISBN-13: 9780300080308 ISBN: 0300080301

Description: Near Fine in Very Good+ jacket. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. Lukacs gives us a look at five days on which hinged the war in Europe, when Churchill and his cabinet debated whether or not to continue the war against the advancing Germans or capitulate. Book is bright, crisp and unread. Only flaw seems to be one from the printer, a small scuffed place where the light gray fabric of the front board meets the dark green fabric of the spine. Also a similar tiny scuff where the two cloths meet on the top ... Read More

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The Best From Yank the Army Weekly used book

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Edition: Second Printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: World Publishing, New York, New York, U.S.A. Date published: 1945

Description: Good+ No Jacket. 4to-over 9"-12" tall. The drama and humor of WWII as published in the weekly for soldier's. Book bright red with black and gold eagle medallion on front and decorative black and gold design and print on spine. Book is tight with some wear on edges and corners. Spine has some bumping to top and bottom. Both front and back covers have light speckling and front board has a 1/4" tear in the cloth near spine. There is a gift inscription and pages show slight yellowing. Read More

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Lincoln's Admiral, the Civil War Campaigns of David Farragut used book

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, NY Date published: 1997 ISBN-13: 9780471042082 ISBN: 0471042080

Description: Good in Good jacket. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. This is an unread EX-LIB copy with usual markings; pocket on ffep with library bar code. Dust jacket is fine except for library numbers on spine. Its plastic cover is taped to book boards. Read More

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Book: Good

 

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Blind Man's Bluff, the Untold Story of American Submarine Espionage used book

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Edition: 2nd Printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Public Affairs, New York Date published: 1998 ISBN-13: 9781891620089 ISBN: 1891620088

Description: Near Fine in Very Good++ jacket. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. Book is tight and crisp. White boards show some smudging. Dust jacket has very minor edgewear on corners. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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Disaster at D-Day used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Wrens Park, London Date published: 2000 ISBN-13: 9780905778563 ISBN: 0905778561

Description: Fine in Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. Subtitle: "The Germans Defeat the Allies, June 1944" What if? ? ? With just a twist here and there, author Tsouras tells us how the Nazis win! Reprint Edition, first thus. Book and jacket have no visible flaws--crisp, clean and colorful! Read More

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Profiles in Courage used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York Date published: 1961

Description: Near Fine in Very Good+ jacket. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. Inaugural Edition, 1961, the story of JFK's heroism as PT109's captain during WWII. Book is bright and crisp. Fine but for minor bumping along spine and very slight edgeware. Dust jacket is price clipped with minor edgewear and chipping along spine. 2" closed tear along back left edge. Small place on teal color on spine which shows a little rubbing. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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We All Wore Blue used book

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: The Pickering Press, Miami, FL Date published: 1989 ISBN-13: 9780940495135 ISBN: 0940495139

Description: Fine in Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. A young British girl's adventures in the wartime WAAF (Women's Auxiliary Air Force) during WWII. Book and dust jacket are crisp and clean. Fine copy. Read More

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