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Three for the Chair

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1985

Seller ID: 006378

ISBN: 0553248138

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, slight edge wear, light reading crease, binding fairly tight. A little yellowing but text is clean and unmarked. Ad and post card for 'Agatha Christie Mystery Collection' bound into center of book. An 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... View more info

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The Sound of Murder (Original title: Alphabet Hicks)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $6.45

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1965

Seller ID: 006465

Condition: Good


Pyramid R-1123. Spine a bit slanted with a couple tears across, some edge wear, corners creased, reading crease, some darkening and scuffing, store stamp on title page. Pages tanned but text clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. "There was positive proof that Judith Dundee was double-crossing her industrialist husband -- and that she'd been involved in a brutal murder. Private detective Alphabet Hicks had the secret that would prove her innocence - but why wa... View more info

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Red Threads (A Green Door Mystery)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1964

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 006467

Condition: Very Good


Pyramid R-1098, 174 pp. Corners bumped, slight edge wear and a little rubbing, owner's name on front end paper, binding tight. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; " Val Carew was a queer sort of person - very queer. A born gambler, he had gravitated from Oklahoma to Wall Street, and made a pile which he laid at the feet of his wife, a beautiful Indian girl of the Cherokee tribe. When she died prematurely, he... View more info

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Bad for Business (A Green Door Mystery)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1965

Seller ID: 007717

Condition: Very Good


Pyramid R-1166, 172 pp. Spine a bit rolled, minor edge wear, reading crease, corner creases, some scuffing to back cover. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. One of Stout's Tecumseh Fox mystery series. "Someone was doctoring cans of Tingley's Tidbits right in the factory. The doses weren't lethal to the customers -- but they would be to Tingley's reputation if the sabotage didn't stop. It looked like a case of cutthroat competit... View more info

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Bad for Business (A Green Door Mystery)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1965

Seller ID: 006549

Condition: Very Good


Pyramid R-1166, 172 pp. Slight spine slant, corners bumped, slight edge wear, a little darkening and rubbing, owner's name on front end paper. Binding tight. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. One of Stout's Tecumseh Fox mystery series. "Someone was doctoring cans of Tingley's Tidbits right in the factory. The doses weren't lethal to the customers -- but they would be to Tingley's reputation if the sabotage didn't stop. It looke... View more info

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Three Aces : A Nero Wolfe Omnibus (Too Many Clients, Might as Well Be Dead, The Final Deduction)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $16.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1971

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 007878

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Green boards, black lettering 474 pp. Spine a bit cocked, corners bumped, a little edge wear. Jacket in new Brodart, some soiling esp. along bottom, spine somewhat sunned, minor edge wear and edge tears. A nice copy. "Three Aces is the first Omnibus to include three complete full-length novels, and will prove a treat as special as a dish from the kitchen of Nero's unique cook, Fritz." Contrains "Too Many Clients", "Might as Well be Dead",... View more info

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Where There's a Will

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $9.85

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1968

Edition: 27th Edition; 6th Avon printing

Seller ID: 8596

Condition: Good


Avon S370, 160 pp. Spine slanted, creased, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, small closed tear at top of spine, light reading crease. A little crease at top of pages to the last portion of the text block. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 160 pages; "In one room of the old mansion a heavily-veiled woman screamed hysterically that she knew who had murdered her husband, Noel Hawthorne. " At the same momen... View more info

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Before Midnight

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1963

Seller ID: 006788

Condition: Fair


Bantam F2704, 149 pp, Reading copy. Spine creased, slanted, torn across near base, cracked through between pp. 70-71, partly detached from text block. Some edge wear, scuffing, front cover torn along spine at top and bottom. Pages browned but text is unaffected. Reading 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... View more info

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Might as Well Be Dead

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1977

Seller ID: 006800

ISBN: 0553029525

Condition: Good


Spine creased and rolled, some soiling and creasing to covers, minor edge wear, reading crease. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. "Eleven years ago, wealthy Nebraska businessman James Herold gave his only son, Paul, a very raw deal. Now he wants Nero Wolfe to track Paul down so that he can make amends. But what if the young man doesn't want to be found . . . and what if he's the same P.H. who's currently on trial for cold-blooded m... View more info

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And Four to Go

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $13.25

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1958

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 007838

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Light blue boards, red lettering, 190 pp, b/w photos opposite p. 96 (Easter Parade). Ex-library with typical markings, spine cocked with a light crease up the center, a little edge wear with chipping to corners, top rear corner dented. Interior clean and unmarked. A solid copy. Bodies, blunt instruments, beautiful women and blood. . .four separate suspense-filled mysteries tackled by the big man himself: "Christmas Party" - 'Archie and his fiancee attend... View more info

Death of a Doxy

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1966

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 006862

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Black boards with orange lettering, 186 pp. Spine slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear, some dampstaining to boards and top edge, price written on front end paper. Interior is clean and unmarked. Jacket in new Brodart, spine sunned, some edge wear and soiling, 1 1/2" chip gone from base of spine, 1" triangular chip from bottom edge at center of front panel, some minor chipping along top edge and at center of spine. Overall a nice reading copy. ; 7¾" -... View more info

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And Be a Villain

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1948

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 006925

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Gray cloth with green lettering, 216 pp. Corners bumped, slight edge wear, pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. Jacket in new Brodart with a photo of a youthful Rex Stout (with a neatly trimmed beard) on back panel, some edge wear and scuffing, a few small tears, dampstain down flap edge of back panel. Overall, a nice copy. The incredibly brilliant Nero Wolfe is the orchid-growing gourmet whose sheer genius at deduction is always dead certain. But he takes a... View more info

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Black Orchids

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $2.25

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1972

Seller ID: 006929

Condition: Fair


Reading copy. Spine creased, slanted, covers worn, creased, scuffed, chipped, a couple pages loose but present, some dampstains not affecting text. Reading copy. "Archie Goodwin has troubles too. Nero Wolfe, for instance. Like the day my horticulturist boss discovered there were only three black orchids in the world -- and they belonged to someone else! Picture Nero Wolfe maddened by lust -- fatso would do anything to get those orchids. All yours truly had to do ... View more info

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Five of a Kind : The Third Nero Wolfe Omnibus (The Rubber Band; In the Best Families; Three Doors to Death)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $15.75

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1961

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 006933

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Spine slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear and chipping, small dent (tear) on bottom edge of front board, front board starting to separate with some webbing visible, owner's name on front end paper. Text is clean and unmarked. ; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; The third Nero Wolfe Omnibus, comprising two full length novels and a threesome of novelettes. The Rubber Band - "A little bit of larceny, a maximum of murder, a modern-day old-fashioned Wester... View more info

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If Death Ever Slept

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1958

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 006950

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Yellow boards, black lettering, 186 pp. Ex-library with typical labels, stamps, and pocket. Spine slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing. Front board starting to separate with a little webbing visible. Text is clean and unmarked. A solid reading 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 wa... View more info

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How Like a God

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, Vanguard Press, Inc.: 1947

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 006966

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Originally published in 1929, this was Rex Stout's first published novel. This edition was reset and reprinted by Vanguard in 1947. It has since been rebound by the library in light green patterned cloth, 313 pp. Ex-library, of course, with all the usual markings, stamps, and pocket. Most pages show some light tanning, but there are two gatherings printed on different paper that is still white. The text is clean and unmarked. Spine slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wea... View more info

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The Mother Hunt

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.90

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1970

Seller ID: 007718

ISBN: 0553044680

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, binding fairly tight. Date stamped on top edge but no other stamps or markings. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "Before he died, Richard Valdon had made a lot of scenes. Nobody could deny it, above all his beautiful young wife. Now it was Nero Wolfe's task to retrace the famous novelist's long line of love affairs and come up with a missing mother -- and a murderer."; 6¾" - 7¾"... View more info

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Three at Wolfe's Door

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1978

Seller ID: 006997

ISBN: 0553107399

Condition: Very Good


186 pp. Slight spine slant, corners bumped, a little edge wear, light reading crease. Some yellowing but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. Another threesome of Nero Wolfe, which includes 'Poison a la Carte', 'Method Three for Murder', and 'The Rodeo Murder." The incredibly brilliant Nero Wolfe is the orchid-growing gourmet whose sheer genius at deduction is without peer. But it's a rare crime where the great man himself has a corpse on his han... View more info

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Over My Dead Body

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.45

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1966

Seller ID: 007015

Condition: Good


Pyramid R-1367, 191 pp. Spine slightly creased and a little slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear with a small tear at base of spine and front cover, light reading crease. Covers somewhat darkened and scuffed. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A solid reading copy. "When the Balkan princess batted her black lashes and begged Wolfe for help, her plea almost melted me [Archie] on the spot. Naturally I was disturbed that our future together would be... View more info

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The Final Deduction

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007024

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


Red cloth with dark blue lettering, 182 pp. Spine cocked, corners bumped, a little edge wear, '1961' written on front end paper. Jacket in new Brodart, moderate edge wear with a little chipping at corners, 2" chip at base and 1" chip at top of spine missing, back panel has several long creases and a 4" tear that has been taped. 2.95 price on flap. Overall a solid copy in a somewhat worn jacket. "The ransom note said -- 'We have your Jimmy safe and sou... View more info