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Featured items that Texas Star Books plans to bring to RMBPF 2012.
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Texas Star Books
Gary & Sue Fox
P.O. Box 471640 Fort Worth TX 76147
817-735-4670
www.txstarbooks.com
info@txstarbooks.com
Military History, Western/Southwestern Booth Number: 70

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Tom Lea
The Brave Bulls
Publisher: Little, Brown & Co., Boston
1949
Fiction

Rare & unique collection of signatures from book release event in Dallas. Signed on frontispiece by Tom Lea with a warm inscription to Jim Albright, then manager of Cokesbury Books in Dallas and dated April, 1949 (see photo). Signed with personal inscription on copyright page by J. Frank Dobie (see photo). On dedication page are the following signatures: Sarah Lea, the author's wife - Angus Cameron, Editor-in-Chief at Little Brown, and his wife, Little Brown Book Editor Sheila Cameron - Percy S. Johnson, Jr., Little Brown executive - Kenneth Rockwell, book editor, Dallas Times-Herald. First Edition, First Printing. $850.00

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Paul W. Tibbets
Return of the Enola Gay
Publisher: Mid Coast Marketing
1998
World War II

Pilot of the Enola Gay tells the story of his mission to drop the atomic bomb over Hiroshima Aug. 6, 1945. Pilot/author Paul Tibbets, Navigator "Dutch" Van Kirk, and Bombardier Tom Ferebee have all signed this copy on front paper with photo of the three of them posing in front of the historic B-29. Bright and clean first edition. $500.00

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Friedrich A. Hayek
The Road to Serfdom
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
1945
Philosophy, Economics

The Road to Serfdom remains one of the all-time classics of twentieth-century intellectual thought. For over half a century, it has inspired politicians and thinkers around the world, and has had a crucial impact on U.S. political and cultural thought. First published in London March, 1944 and in the U.S. in September, 1944. Austrian economist Hayek called it the 'unobtainable book' due to wartime paper rationing. This is the 4th Impression of the U.S. printing, January, 1945. $850.00

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Buzz Aldrin and Malcolm McConnell
Men From Earth
Publisher: Bantam Books
July, 1983
Space, NASA, Apollo Project

Signed by Buzz Aldrin on dedication page with notation by original owner about purchase of book and obtaining Aldrin's autograph. First Edition, First Printing $350.00

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Author: Richard Avedon
In the American West
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
1985
Photography

Scarce first edition, first printing signed by Richard Avedon on front free end paper. Inscribed to previous owners and dated, '85. Collection of strong portraits by Avedon, a departure from his noted fashion photography. $750.00


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