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The Doorbell Rang

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $9.75

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1965

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 007027

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Red boards with black lettering, 186 pp. Slight spine slant, corners bumped, slight edge wear, binding fairly tight. Jacket in new Brodart, spine sunned, a little edge wear especially to top and base of spine, a couple small tears at top of front panel, a little rubbing. A nice copy. "A very rich woman comes to Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin, claiming that she is being harrassed by the FBI. She reports that agents are following her and members of her family, her w... View more info

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The Mother Hunt

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $16.75

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1963

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 007030

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Dark blue boards, orangish spine with blue lettering, 182 pp. Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear. Jacket in new Brodart, spine sunned, slight edge wear, a little rubbing and darkening. 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 ... View more info

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The Mother Hunt

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $10.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1963

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 007031

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Ex-library with typical markings, stamps, pocket on front end paper. Beige cloth with blue and red safety pins on front board, spine is blue and red with stencil type lettering. Spine slanted, corners a bit chipped, a little edge wear, a little soiling. Tape residue on boards where the (now missing) jacket was attached. Interior is bright and clean with no markings. A solid copy. "Before he died, Richard Valdon had made a lot of scenes. Nobody could deny it, abov... View more info

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Three Doors to Death

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1995

Seller ID: 007034

ISBN: 0553251279

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly creased, slanted, corners bumped, light reading crease, slight edge wear, small creases across bottom corners, binding fairly tight. Edges yellowed but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "Money is the motive, love the weapon, and murder the crime in three cases for the great detective and his ever-capable assistant . . . There's the case of the couturiere, in which high passion and high fashion march side by side. There's the case of the rest... View more info

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Three Doors to Death

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $2.65

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1995

Seller ID: 007035

ISBN: 0553251279

Condition: Fair


Reading copy. Spine well creased and slanted, moderate edge wear and scuffing, corners creased or chipped, a little chipping along top edge of front cover. Pages browned but text is clean and unmarked. A solid reading copy. "Money is the motive, love the weapon, and murder the crime in three cases for the great detective and his ever-capable assistant . . . There's the case of the couturiere, in which high passion and high fashion march side by side. There's the ... View more info

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Trouble in Triplicate

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $5.35

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1974

Seller ID: 007038

Condition: Very Good


Spine a bit creased, slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear and darkening, sticker on back cover. A little browning 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 confid... View more info

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Prisoner's Base

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1984

Edition: 9th New Bantam printing

Seller ID: 8713

Condition: Good


Ex-library with pocket and sticker. Spine slanted, creased, minor edge wear, some creasing and scuffing to covers. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. ; Nero Wolfe; Ex-Library; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 154 pages; "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 case that has more than its share of dirty laundry. Just hours later ... View more info

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The Black Mountain

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1955

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 007145

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Maroon boards with yellow lettering, 192 pp. Spine slightly cocked, Wear to all corners, slight edge wear and a bit of rubbing, owner's name inside cover, binding tight. Jacket in new Brodart, moderate edge wear and chipping, especially at corners, 1/2" chip at top of spine, spine a bit sunned, some rubbing and darkening. An attractive copy. "It's one thing for Nero to move his hand across a globe and put his finger on a distant seat of murder. It's quite ano... View more info

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The Final Deduction

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1985

Seller ID: 007147

ISBN: 0553252542

Condition: Good


Spine a bit slanted, corners bumped including some pages, minor edge wear and small edge tears, light reading crease, small crease across top corner, store stamp on front end paper, binding fairly tight. Pages browned but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "The ransom note said -- 'We have your Jimmy safe and sound. You can have him back all in one piece for $500,000 if you play it right. . .' The lady was upset. She didn't care about the money, but she lov... View more info

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Death of a Dude

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $5.60

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1981

Seller ID: 007830

ISBN: 0553148095

Condition: Good


Spine slightly slanted, some edge wear and rubbing, light reading crease, binding somewhat tight. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. 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 travel halfway across the country to a dude ranch in Montana - Never! Unless assistant Archie... View more info

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Before Midnight

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $9.40

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1981

Seller ID: 007174

ISBN: 0553147978

Condition: Very Good


Slight spine slant, corners bumped, slight edge wear, some scuffing along back of spine, light paper lifts near bottom of cover. Binding tight, 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 his wallet. It wasn't long bef... View more info

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Murder By the Book

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1985

Seller ID: 007198

ISBN: 0553248847

Condition: Good


Spine creased and rolled, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, postcard tipped into center of book has been ragged removed. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid reading copy. "Clasping one of his precious orchids, the incredibly brilliant gourmet Nero Wolfe has a question to tax his daring deductive genius. Could a book be responsible for murder? Impossible. And yet those who made the mistake of knowing its contents were goners. The tot... View more info

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The League of Frightened Men

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1976

Seller ID: 007799

ISBN: 0515041432

Condition: Very Good


Pyramid V4143, 207 pp. Reading crease, a little edge wear and rubbing, small crease across back top corner. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "There is no mystery, but Andrew Hibbard offers Nero Wolfe five hundred dollars a week. There is no proof of murder, yet two men have died and thirty more including bankers, lawyers, doctors, professors and salesmen, have been threatened. There is no doubt of who is guilty - he has published his conf... View more info

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The Rubber Band

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1982

Seller ID: 007803

ISBN: 0553204866

Condition: Good


Spine a bit creased, rolled, a little edge wear and rubbing, reading crease, some soiling to front cover. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. "Anthony D. Perry, the tycoon director of the Metropolitan Trust Company, is one of Nero Wolfe's best clients. When $30,000 is stolen from the office of the senior vice-president of his corporation, Perry runs to the master sleuth for help. But Wolfe has no intention of discussing the event as it is t... View more info

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The Second Confession

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $8.90

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1949

Edition: Likely First Edition

Seller ID: 007299

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Ex-library with numerous stamps (mostly marked through) , labels, and other library markings, library bookplate inside cover, pocket and due date slip inside back cover. This book has been rebound by the library in sturdy, decorative cloth boards. It may be a first edition, but impossible to tell for sure. Aside from the library markings, the pages are browned with a little spotting here and there. The text appears to be fine. All in all, a fairly nice reading copy. ; 7... View more info

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Might as Well Be Dead

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1977

Seller ID: 007309

ISBN: 0553029525

Condition: Good


Spine somewhat creased and rolled, some edge wear and rubbing, 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 murder? It's a cas... View more info

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Homicide Trinity

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1983

Seller ID: 007310

ISBN: 0553234463

Condition: Good


Spine creased and rolled, reading creae, moderate edge wear, creasing and rubbing to covers. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A solid reading copy. The incredibly brilliant orchid-growing gourmet is none other than Nero Wolfe. Together with his confidential assistant, Archie Goodwin, he herein dines on a three-course feast of murder. On the menu-a case involving a baffling double helping of lethal instruments; an embarrassing situation where Wolfe's own... View more info

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Homicide Trinity

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.45

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1976

Seller ID: 007311

Condition: Good


Spine creased and rolled, some edge wear, reading crease, some creasing and rubbing to covers, owner's name on front end paper. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. The incredibly brilliant orchid-growing gourmet is none other than Nero Wolfe. Together with his confidential assistant, Archie Goodwin, he herein dines on a three-course feast of murder. On the menu-a case involving a baffling double helping of lethal instruments; an embarr... View more info

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The Rubber Band

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $9.75

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1982

Seller ID: 007318

ISBN: 0553204866

Condition: Very Good


Spine a bit rolled, slight edge wear and rubbing, reading crease. Pages somewhat tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "Anthony D. Perry, the tycoon director of the Metropolitan Trust Company, is one of Nero Wolfe's best clients. When $30,000 is stolen from the office of the senior vice-president of his corporation, Perry runs to the master sleuth for help. But Wolfe has no intention of discussing the event as it is the hour of his 'prescribed exerc... View more info

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The Red Box

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007802

Condition: Good


Pyramid T-2301, 189 pp. Spine somewhat creased, rolled, minor edge wear and chipping, some chipping at base of spine, tape reinforcing top and base of spine. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. "A beautiful model who should have been watching her figure never dreamed that one little piece of candy could kill her. But it did. And her untimely death put Nero Wolfe in line for the supreme insult of his career -- another murder, right in his ow... View more info