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Death of a Dude

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1969

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 002635

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


Spine slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear, chipping, darkening along top edge. Jacket is in two pieces, torn along back edge of spine. Some edge wear, sunning to spine, 1 1/2" chunks missing at top and bottom of spine. Overall a nice copy. "East is east, West is west . . . and never the twain shall meet, or so orchid-growing, gourmet detective Nero Wolfe thought. "Would Nero Wolfe leave his brownstone on West Thrty-fifth Street in Manhattan and... View more info

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Not Quite Dead Enough

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Jove Books: 1979

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 002675

ISBN: 0515051195

Condition: Very Good


Slight spine slant, corners bumped, crease along lower corner of both covers, slight edge wear, date paid stamp on front free end paper. A little yellowing but overall a fairly tight, attractive copy. "An unknown motive . . . a killer who couldn't have killed . . . a fake murder that came true, add up to a bizarre case for Nero Wolfe in Not Quite Dead Enough. Plus: a second Nero Wolfe branbender, Booby Trap, where Wolfe throws a blast for a mad bomber!"; 6¾&... View more info

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Plot It Yourself

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1959

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 002677

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Spine a bit slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear including a couple dents along top edge. Spine is sunned, date and number written inside cover. A solid copy. "When a group of publishers and writers hires Wolfe to solve a case of false plagiarism, it's time for the great detective to hit the books. Four unrelated accusers-including a down-and-out hack writer and a lady poet with a penchant for nude sunbathing-have been fleecing best-selling authors, claim... View more info

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Some Buried Caesar

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Jove Books: 1979

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 002681

ISBN: 0515051187

Condition: Good+


Spine, covers a bit creased, spine slanted. Corners bumped, a little rubbing, slight edge wear. A little yellowing but overall an attractive copy. "A car accident strands Wolfe and Archie in the midst of an upstate family feud over $45,000 worth of prize bull-a feud that turns ugly when the beef in question is found pawing the mangled body of one of the family scions. Solving the mystery is no problem-but alas, the evidence keeps disappearing." This bo... View more info

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Trouble in Triplicate

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1974

Seller ID: 002842

Condition: Good+


Spine a bit creased, slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear, front cover creased near spine. A little yellowing, but text is clean and unmarked. Incredibly brilliant Nero Wolfe, love of prize orchids and fine food, is without peer in the sphere of solving crime. But even the great man can't prevent a cold-blooded killing. In the most bone-chilling cases of his career, Wolfe takes on three clients with one thing in common-they all end up dead. As his confidential... View more info

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The Broken Vase

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.70

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1974

Seller ID: 003251

Condition: Good


Covers a bit creased, primarily along lower edge (bottom right corner of book bent back slightly), corners bumped including a few pages, a little scuffing to front cover, front free end paper is creased at bottom right corner. A little but text is clean and unmarked. A fairly tight, attractive copy. One of Stout's Tecumseh Fox mystery series. "After a disastrous debut in Carnegie Hall, Jan Tusar walked off the concert stage, put down his violin, wrote a note... View more info

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Three Witnesses

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1981

Edition: 8th Bantam Printing

Seller ID: 8700

ISBN: 0553144510

Condition: Very Good-


Corners bumped, minor edge wear, a little creasing and rubbing to covers. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 179 pages; "Three witnesses hold all the clues in three crimes of passion that have even Nero Wolfe guessing to the very end. Did the dead millionaire who suddenly came back to life - only to end up dead again - write his own death warrant years before? Will the black Labrador retriever who follows Archie ... View more info

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The Father Hunt

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1968

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 003530

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Spine slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear. Jacket has some edge wear plus a little chipping to top and base of spine. An attractive copy. "'Dear Amy, This money is from your father. I have not seen him or heard from him since four months before you were born, but two weeks after you were born I received a bank check for one thousand dollars in the mail, and I have received one every month since then . . .' That's how Amy Denovo ended up with a quarter ... View more info

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The Golden Spiders

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1953

Edition: Likely First Edition

Seller ID: 003902

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Corners bumped, moderate edge wear, chipping, some soiling to boards. Some browning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "A new kind of criminal. . . . A new kind of crime . . . A new kind of client . . . Nero Wolfe risks Archie's neck in pursuit of the mysterious wearer of the Golden Spiders -- and a vicious killer who murders souls as well as bodies. "; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

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Please Pass the Guilt

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1973

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 004001

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


Spine slanted, corners bumped, some edge wear, chipping. Jacket shows some edge wear and chipping, rubbing esp. along spine, 1" closed tear at bottom of back cover. "A bomb blows up in the desk of a top TV executive. Was it intended for him or the man who opened the drawer? They each had enemies enough to die a dozen times over. Was it the jealous wife or the ambitious partner? The secretary who got passed around like an inter-office memo? Or the man who coul... View more info

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The League of Frightened Men

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The American Mercury: 1941

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 004146

Condition: Good


Corners bumped, moderate edge wear esp. along spine. Top and base of spine have a little chipping and small tears to front cover along edge of spine. There is a bit of a curve to the book, and one can distinguish a slight gap at the spine between each of the four gatherings. This is a Mercury Mystery reprint of the original book, published by Lawrence E. Spivak, Mercury Book No. 48 probably in 1941. It was abridged for this edition. There is an advertisement page for a n... View more info

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Three for the Chair

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1963

Seller ID: 004161

Condition: Good+


Bantam F2703. Spine a bit creased, corners bumped, a little edge wear, some yellowing. A fairly tight, attractive copy. A trio of Nero Wolfe mystery stories, including 'A Window for Death', 'Immune to Murder', and 'Too Many Detectives." "One thing is certain to distract Nero Wolfe from his culinary and horticultural pursuits . . . murder. And this time Wolfe and his invaluable assistant Archie Goodwin are called in to investigate three murder cases. Case... View more info

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Before Midnight

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1955

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 004527

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Black boards with white lettering. Spine a bit slanted, corners bumped, some chipping to bottom corners, minor edge wear mainly at spine and corners. A little browning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "It was the final round of the great Pour Amour perfume competition. All the contestants had to do was solve the last five riddles and a million dollars in prize money would be awarded. Then the contest's creator was killed and the answers stolen from hi... View more info

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Trio for Blunt Instruments

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $5.75

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1980

Seller ID: 004529

ISBN: 0553132326

Condition: Good+


Spine slightly slanted, some chipping at bottom and top of spine, corners bumped, some edge wear, some yellowing, reading crease. Binding cracked in one spot. Text clean and unmarked. Overall, a nice copy. The incredibly brilliant Nero Wolfe, a sheer genius at detection, prefers gourmet food and prize-winning orchids to damsels in distress. But at the prodding of his confidential assistant, Archie Goodwin, he opens his office door to three beautiful women who usher ... View more info

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Black Orchids / Cordially Invited to Meet Death

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, World Publishing Company: 1945

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 004594

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Tower Mystery T-309, green cloth VG/G+ with jacket in protective wraps. Corners bumped, slight edge wear, pages browning but clean and unmarked. Jacket Jacket has moderate edge wear with a little chipping primarily at top and base of spine neatly taped on the inside of the jacket, about a 1" stain on back cover. A nice copy. "Archie Goodwin has troubles too. Nero Wolfe, for instance. Like the day my horticulturist boss discovered there were only three black o... View more info

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The Broken Vase

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $27.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1941

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 004597

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Ex-library with pocket inside cover and glue marks on front end paper. Handmade blank jacket in wraps. Spine slanted, backstrip frayed and torn along hinges, corners bumped, moderate edge wear and some chipping. Spine shaken, craked in a couple places, hinges weak. Edges browned but text is clean and unmarked. Reading copy. One of Stout's Tecumseh Fox mystery series. "After a disastrous debut in Carnegie Hall, Jan Tusar walked off the concert stage, put down... View more info

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If Death Ever Slept

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1957

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 004625

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear. Jacket in protective wraps, a little edge wear, a little chipping at top and base of spine. An attractive copy. "'Get that snake out of my house!' raved Otis Jarrell, referring to his daughter-in-law. Jarrell was one of the world's richest men, but any difficulty he was having with his son's seductive wife was strictly his own problem. Nero Wolfe never meddled in marital intrigue. . . never until marriag... View more info

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The Father Hunt

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $16.75

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1968

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 004626

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped. Jacket has a little edge wear, spine sunned, a little darkening, small chipping at base of spine. A nice copy. Back cover has 'A Tribute to Rex Stout' by Jacques Barzun. "'Dear Amy, This money is from your father. I have not seen him or heard from him since four months before you were born, but two weeks after you were born I received a bank check for one thousand dollars in the mail, and I have received one every mont... View more info

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Before Midnight

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $19.25

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1955

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 004750

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Black boards with white lettering. Spine a bit slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear primarily at top and base of spine, just a little browning along edges, text clean and unmarked, binding fairly tight. Jacket in protective wraps with moderate edge wear and some tears and chipping at top and base of spine, small tear at center of spine. A little scribbling to rear flap. A nice copy. "It was the final round of the great Pour Amour perfume competition. All the ... View more info

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Prisoner's Base

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $27.25

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1952

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 004752

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Black boards with teal lettering, 186 pp. Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear, binding fairly tight, a little browning inside covers. Jacket in protective wraps with some edge wear, small tear along back side of spine at top and bottom, a little chipping at top and base of spine. A nice copy. "When Priscilla Eads, heiress to cotton-towel millions, first pleads for Nero Wolfe's assistance, the portly detective decides to wash his hands of a ca... View more info