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Too Many Cooks (Dell Mapback #540)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1951

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 007524

Condition: Fair


Reading copy. Dell mapback #540, 223 pp. Second mapback edition with cover and map by Robert Stanley. Spine creased and rolled, covers have significant crreasing and scuffing. Binding fairly tight but appears fragile. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. Reading copy but with Dell's unique map feature. "They're 'The Fifteen Masters.' These babies are famous. One of them cooks sausages that people fight duels over. They meet every five years on the home gr... View more info

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The Final Deduction

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $8.45

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1968

Seller ID: 007381

Condition: Good


Bantam F3848, 124 pp. Spine a bit creased and rolled with a little chipping at top and base. Minor edge wear and rubbing, reading crease. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid 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 loved her husband and she wanted him back. So she took the ransom not... View more info

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The League of Frightened Men [Large Print]

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, G K Hall & Co: 1981

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 007800

ISBN: 0816132259

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Black cloth with copper lettering, 495 pp. Corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, owner's name on front end paper. Jacket in new Brodart, some edge wear and a little chipping. Interior bright and clean. An attractive copy of this large print edition. "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 ... View more info

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And Four to Go

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1974

Edition: New Bantam Edition

Seller ID: 007824

Condition: Good


Bantam Q8528, 200pp. Spine somewhat creased, rolled, minor edge wear and rubbing, reading crease, store stamp on front end paper. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading 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 a gala office fete, compelling a curious Wolfe to condescend to some uncharacteris... View more info

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Red Threads (A Green Door Mystery)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $6.85

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1973

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 007523

ISBN: 0515030716

Condition: Good


Pyramid N3071, 174 pp. Spine slightly slanted, light reading crease, corners bumped, a little edge wear, covers show a little scratching and scuffing. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice reading 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... View more info

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Out Goes She

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $7.95

Publisher: London, Fontana: 1974

Seller ID: 007882

ISBN: 0006134319

Condition: Good


Fontana 3431, 192. Originally published in the U.S. as 'Prisoner's Base'. Spine a bit rolled, minor edge wear, a little chipping at base of spine, some cover creasing and rubbing, store stamp and doodling inside cover. Pages somewhat tanned and a few with a small dampstain, but text is clean and unmarked. Overall a solid copy. "When Priscilla Eads, heiress to cotton-towel millions, first pleads for Nero Wolfe's assistance, the portly detective decides to wash his... View more info

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The Golden Spiders

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1989

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 007884

ISBN: 0553277804

Condition: Very Good-


Spine somewhat creased, rolled, minor edge wear, a little chipping at top and base of spine. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "Incredibly brilliant Nero Wolfe, lover of fine food and prize orchids, is famous for his genius at detection. He is also famous for his wealthy clients and extremely high fees. So why has Wolfe accepted a case for $4.30? And why have the last two people to hire him been ruthlessly murdered? While his confidential... View more info

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Too Many Cooks

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1988

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 007885

ISBN: 055327290X

Condition: Very Good


A little edge wear, binding tight. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. "They're 'The Fifteen Masters.' These babies are famous. One of them cooks sausages that people fight duels over. They meet every five years on the home grounds of the oldest one of their number. Nero Wolfe is the guest of honor. They'll do a lot of cooking and eating and drinking, and tell each other a lot of lies, and elect three new members, and listen to Nero ... View more info

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Too Many Cooks

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1974

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 007886

ISBN: 0515032956

Condition: Good


Spine somewhat creased and rolled, minor edge wear and rubbing, reading crease. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. "They're 'The Fifteen Masters.' These babies are famous. One of them cooks sausages that people fight duels over. They meet every five years on the home grounds of the oldest one of their number. Nero Wolfe is the guest of honor. They'll do a lot of cooking and eating and drinking, and tell each other a lot of lies, and... View more info

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The Hand in the Glove (A Green Door Mystery)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1968

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 007887

Condition: Good


Pyramid X1923, 190 pp. minor edge wear, corners bent, some paper lifts to front cover. Pages a bit tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. In a departure from Nero Wolfe, this mystery features Dol Bonner, a private investigator with her own agency. She goes on to make at least one appearance in a later Nero Wolfe story. "Dol Bonner's methods were unorthodox - it's certainly unusual to use a pistol as a lie detector - but they had led her ... View more info

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Triple Zeck : A Nero Wolfe Omnibus (And Be a Villain; The Second Confession; In the Best Families)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1974

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 8639

ISBN: 0670731307

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Black boards with gold lettering, 502 pp. Corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing. Jacket in Brodart protective cover, minor edge wear and chipping, especially to corners and base of spine. A nice copy. ; nero wolfe; 7 ¾" X 9 ¾"; 502 pages; Omnibus edition of the three novels where Nero Wolfe encounters an arch nemesis: Arnold Zeck. "In And Be a Villain, the first of these three full-length novels of the late 1940s, Nero Wolfe ca... View more info

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Royal Flush: The Fourth Nero Wolfe Omnibus (Fer-de-Lance; Murder By the Book; Three Witnesses)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1965

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 008047

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Gray boards with dark blue lettering, 474 pp. Spine cocked, corners bent in, slight edge wear, pages clean and unmarked. Jacket in new Brodart, spine sunned, some edge wear and chipping, a couple small nearly closed tears. Overall, a nice copy. Three - in - one Nero Wolfe omnibus featuring two full-length novels and a threesome of short stories. Fer-de-Lance: The very first Nero Wolfe novel. "A discarded newspaper, a young engineer's mysterious disappearance... 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: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1961

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 008048

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Spine cocked, corners worn (one bent) , some edge wear, a little soiling to back board. Interior clean and unmarked. Jacket in new Brodart, spine sunned with a triangular 1/2 x 1" chip at top and smaller chip near the center, 2" tear on back panel descending from the chip, elsewhere a little edge wear and chipping. Overall, a solid copy. ; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; The third Nero Wolfe Omnibus, comprising two full length novels and a threesome of novelettes. ... View more info

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A Family Affair

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $7.75

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1976

Seller ID: 008049

ISBN: 0553026143

Condition: Good


Reading crease, some edge wear and rubbing, corner creases. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. The great man's last case. "What could make Nero Wolfe so determined to solve a crime that he would be willing to work entirely without fee or client? What would it take to put him, for the first time, at a loss for words? What would make him so angry about a case that he would refuse to speak to the police, even if he has to spend 51 hours ... View more info

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The Nero Wolfe Omnibus - The Red Box / The League of Frightened Men

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Mattituck, NY, Ameron House: 1995

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 008068

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Navy boards, gold lettering, 378 pp. Spine slightly cocked, corners bumped, slight edge wear. Interior bright and clean. An attractive copy. This is a limited (80 copies) edition reprint of the very first Nero Wolfe omnibus (World Publishing, 1944), containing the novels The Red Box and The League of Frightened Men. The Red Box: "A beautiful model who should have been watching her figure never dreamed that one little piece of candy could kill ... 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: $18.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1961

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 008069

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Spine cocked, corners chipped or bent in, a little edge wear with some chipping and small tears at top and base of spine. No jacket. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. ; 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 Western shoot-out: These were the factors which... View more info

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Three Trumps, a Nero Wolfe Omnibus: The Black Mountain, If Death Ever Slept, Before Midnight

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1973

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 008071

ISBN: 0670710318

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Green boards, gold lettering, top edge light green, 442 pp. Spine a bit cocked, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, interior bright and clean. Jacket in new Brodart, minor edge wear, a little chipping and small tears to top and base of spine. Overall, a nice copy. Seventh Viking Nero Wolfe omnibus edition, containing the three novels "The Black Mountain," "If Death Ever Slept," and "Before Midnight." The Black Mountain - "... View more info

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The Rubber Band

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Triangle Books: 1940

Edition: Twentieth Edition

Seller ID: 008082

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Brown cloth, green lettering, 302 pp., no dust jacket. Spine a bit sunned, corners a bit worn, minor edge wear especially to top and base of spine, book plate on half title page. Pages 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... View more info

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Gambit

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $13.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1975

Edition: 27th Edition; 8th Bantam Printing

Seller ID: 183131

ISBN: 0553087754

Condition: Very Good


Bantam Q8775, 155 pp. Corners bumped, slight edge wear, some yellowing to covers, binding tight. A little tanning but text is clean and unmarked. Pages 31-34 have small closed tear and 1/2" crease on leading edge. A nice copy. "Jerin was a mental freak-one of those eerily brilliant geniuses who could play a dozen games of chess at once and win every one of them. Blount was a millionaire fanatic with a fiendishly ingenious plan for beating Jerin at his favorit... View more info

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The Mountain Cat Murders

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1993

Seller ID: 008123

ISBN: 0553258796

Condition: Good


Spine slanted, creased, minor edge wear, chipping, a little soiling. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. New introduction by Karen Kijewski and Bantam's World of Rex Stout feature includes a copy of the 1951 newspaper article announcing Stout's election as president of the Author's League of America "Glamorous, fabulously wealthy Wynne Cowles had a nickname that tailed her wherever she swung. She was called the Mountain Cat, some said... View more info