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The Brownstone House of Nero Wolfe

By: Darby, Ken

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008176

ISBN: 0316172804

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Brown cloth with red lettering, 178 pp., 'Bibliography' of the House. Blue line inked neatly across bottom edge. Jacket enclosed in protective wraps. A clean, tight, attractive copy. "The biography of a house? Keep in mind that this is the brownstone house of Nero Wolfe, the elephantine sleuth, gourmand, genius, and master of seven languages. His attitude toward physical activity (he hates it) and in fact his aversion to any form of work has endeared him to his countless fans, but it also confined him primarily to his brownstone. He accepted cases only in order to maintain his elega... View more info

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The Bloodied Ivy

By: Goldsborough, Robert

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001990

ISBN: 0553052810

Condition: Good in Very Good dust jacket


Corners slightly bumped, rear board has separated from book, exposing webbing. Jacket is priced clipped with slight edge wear. Robert Goldsborough brings Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin back to life as he continues the series after Rex Stout's death. This is the third of his Nero Wolfe books. He was a man a lot of people hated, even in death. He was Hale Markham, a professor at an upstart New York college, a man infamous for his poisonous jealousy, backstabbing, and character assassination. His death is graded accidental. As Archie pokes about the ivy, Nero Wolfe is ensconced within hi... View more info

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The Last Coincidence (A Nero Wolfe Mystery)

By: Goldsborough, Robert

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1989

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 003316

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good+ dust jacket


Free endpaper removed. DJ shows very minor shelfwear. A bright, attractive copy. ; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; 183 pages; Goldsborough's fourth Nero Wolfe novel. "Playboy Sparky Linville has a nasty notion of fun and games. But when he picks popular Noreen James as his unwilling playmate, the result is murder - and a case that will rock Manhattan’s trendy Upper East Side and divide the family of Lily Rowan, Noreen’s aunt. " As furor rages in the local press and the police fix their attention on her relatives, Lily turns to her old friend and confidant Archie Goodwin for... View more info

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The Bloodied Ivy

By: Goldsborough, Robert

Price: $3.60

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1989

Seller ID: 007801

ISBN: 0553278169

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, slight edge wear, binding tight. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. Offer forms for The Agatha Christie Mystery Collection tipped into center. An attractive copy. Robert Goldsborough brings Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin back to life as he continues the series after Rex Stout's death. This is the third of his Nero Wolfe books. He was a man a lot of people hated, even in death. He was Hale Markham, a professor at an upstart New York college, a man infamous for his poisonous jealousy, backstabbing, and character assassination. His death is graded accidental. A... View more info

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The Bloodied Ivy

By: Goldsborough, Robert

Price: $3.85

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1989

Seller ID: 007880

ISBN: 0553278169

Condition: Very Good+


Corners bumped, slight edge wear, binding tight. Slight tanning but text is clean and unmarked. Offer forms for The Agatha Christie Mystery Collection tipped into center. An attractive copy. Robert Goldsborough brings Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin back to life as he continues the series after Rex Stout's death. This is the third of his Nero Wolfe books. He was a man a lot of people hated, even in death. He was Hale Markham, a professor at an upstart New York college, a man infamous for his poisonous jealousy, backstabbing, and character assassination. His death is graded accidental. ... View more info

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Silver Spire

By: Goldsborough, Robert

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1994

Seller ID: 008160

ISBN: 0553563874

Condition: Good


Spine a bit rolled, minor edge wear and rubbing, 1" tear in upper corner of front cover, binding fairly tight. Slight tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. "For the past six Sundays, splashy televangelist Barnabas Bay has found a nasty surprise in the collection. . . Bible quotations twisted into death threats. When one of Reverend Bay’s assistants beseeches Wolfe to find the wicked perpetrator, he refuses--even though the almighty bank account is in need of salvation. Never one to shirk his Christian duty, Wolfe’s faithful legman Archie Goodwin refers the case... View more info

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Murder in E Minor

By: Goldsborough, Robert

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1986

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 008199

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Red boards with black lettering, 149 pp.Spine a bit cocked, corners bent, slight edge wear. A nice copy. Robert Goldsborough brings Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin back to life as he continues the series after Rex Stout's death. "Threatening notes have been sent to Milan Stevens, celebrated conductor of the New York Symphony. His niece, Maria, fears for her uncle's life and travels to the Thirty-fifth Street brownstone of Nero Wolfe. Archie can barely conceal his surprise when Wolfe agrees to investigate - Archie has just spent two spectacularly unsuccessful years trying to pry his ... View more info

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Silver Spire

By: Goldsborough, Robert

Price: $10.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008200

ISBN: 0553072374

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Tan cloth over mauve board, aqua lettering, 216 pp. Corners slightly bumped, slight edge wear, binding fairly tight. Jacket in new Brodart. A bright, attractive copy. "For the past six Sundays, splashy televangelist Barnabas Bay has found a nasty surprise in the collection. . . Bible quotations twisted into death threats. When one of Reverend Bay’s assistants beseeches Wolfe to find the wicked perpetrator, he refuses--even though the almighty bank account is in need of salvation. Never one to shirk his Christian duty, Wolfe’s faithful legman Archie Goodwin refers the case to longt... View more info

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The Bloodied Ivy

By: Goldsborough, Robert

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1988

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 008202

ISBN: 0553052810

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Corners bumped, slight edge wear. Jacket in new Brodart, a little edge wear. An attractive copy. Robert Goldsborough brings Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin back to life as he continues the series after Rex Stout's death. This is the third of his Nero Wolfe books. He was a man a lot of people hated, even in death. He was Hale Markham, a professor at an upstart New York college, a man infamous for his poisonous jealousy, backstabbing, and character assassination. His death is graded accidental. As Archie pokes about the ivy, Nero Wolfe is ensconced within his brownstone, professing no int... View more info

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The Missing Chapter: A Nero Wolfe Mystery

By: Goldsborough, Robert

Price: $8.75

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1994

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 8358

ISBN: 0553072412

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Spine slightly cocked, corners bumped, a little edge wear primarily at base of spine. Jacket shows a little edge wear and rubbing. A nice copy. ; Black boards with gold lettering, jacket protected in new Brodart. ; 7 ¾" - 9 ¾" Tall; 176 pages; "Charles Childress, the author tapped to continue the beloved Sergeant Barnstable detective stories when the originator died, may not have been the most gifted writer in the world, but he did have his talents. Contentious, combative, and exceedingly vengeful, Childress had an unsurpassed way of making enemies Which is why, when the pol... View more info

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Murder in E Minor

By: Goldsborough, Robert

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 19878

Edition: 27th Edition; 1st Bantam printing

Seller ID: 8440

Condition: Good


Corners chipped, a little edge wear and chipping, light reading crease, some spine creasing. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid reading copy. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 196 pages; Robert Goldsborough brings Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin back to life as he continues the series after Rex Stout's death. "Threatening notes have been sent to Milan Stevens, celebrated conductor of the New York Symphony. His niece, Maria, fears for her uncle's life and travels to the Thirty-fifth Street brownstone of Nero Wolfe. Archie can barely conceal his surprise when Wolfe agrees ... View more info

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Death on Deadline (Nero Wolfe)

By: Goldsborough, Robert

Price: $3.33

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Paperback printing

Seller ID: 8746

ISBN: 0553270249

Condition: Good+


Spine slightly slanted, slightly creased, corners bumped, a little edge wear, a little creasing and soiling to covers. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. Overall, a solid copy. ; Contains a preview of The Bloodied Ivy, next in the Nero Wolfe series. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 185 pages; Robert Goldsborough brings Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin back to life as he continues the series after Rex Stout's death. This is the second of his Nero Wolfe books. "The first corpse is slated to be a newspaper. If Ian MacLaren, sleazy king of Britain's scandal ... View more info

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Death on Deadline (Nero Wolfe)

By: Goldsborough, Robert

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Paperback printing

Seller ID: 8747

ISBN: 0553270249

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, slight edge wear and rubbing, slight reading crease. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. ; Contains a preview of The Bloodied Ivy, next in the Nero Wolfe series. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 185 pages; Robert Goldsborough brings Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin back to life as he continues the series after Rex Stout's death. This is the second of his Nero Wolfe books. "The first corpse is slated to be a newspaper. If Ian MacLaren, sleazy king of Britain's scandal sheets, succeeds in taking over the Gazette, this res... View more info

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Fade to Black: A Nero Wolfe Mystery

By: Goldsborough, Robert

Price: $3.33

Publisher: New York, Bantam Crime Line: 1991

Edition: 1st Paperback printing

Seller ID: 8748

ISBN: 0553292641

Condition: Good


Spine creased, slightly slanted, reading crease, corner bumped, minor edge wear and rubbing. Some tanning but text is clean and unmakred. A solid reading copy. ; Fifth in Robert Goldsborough's continuation of the Nero Wolfe mystery series. Includes a preview of Silver Spire, the next in this series. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 213 pages; "Whether it's a case of soda or a case of industrial espionage, soft drinks have never been Nero Wolfe's cup of tea. So only with great reluctance - and considerable prodding from Archie Goodwin - does the legendary sleuth agree... View more info

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Silver Spire

By: Goldsborough, Robert

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1994

Edition: 1st Bantam printing

Seller ID: 8817

ISBN: 0553563874

Condition: Very Good+


Corners bumped, slight edge wear and rubbing. An attractive copy. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 223 pages; "For the past six Sundays, splashy televangelist Barnabas Bay has found a nasty surprise in the collection. . . Bible quotations twisted into death threats. When one of Reverend Bay’s assistants beseeches Wolfe to find the wicked perpetrator, he refuses--even though the almighty bank account is in need of salvation. Never one to shirk his Christian duty, Wolfe’s faithful legman Archie Goodwin refers the case to longtime friend and fellow private detective Fred Du... View more info

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And be a Villain

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.45

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1975

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 000176

Condition: Near Fine


"An audience participation murder. Madeline Fraser was an extremely beautiful world-renowned entertainer. Her show was so popular that when a guest on her program got publicly poisoned with the sponsor's own product, there were at least twenty million eyewitnesses. All Nero Wolfe had to do was to find out which witness was doubling as an assassin. The case was as 'show biz' as a chorus call, with enough gorgeous dolls on the scene to keep even Archie Goodwin occupied."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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In the Best Families

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1968

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 000177

Condition: Very Good


Spine and cover show some creases and a couple dents. Price stamped inside front cover. Back cover is kind of speckled -- probably from being shelved against another book or paper. "X -- The most powerful man in the United States -- and the most dangerous. All of his operations were illegal and all of them were highly profitable. X didn't want anyone upsetting the golden applecart. He had effective -- and permanent -- ways of disposing of people who made him nervous. Nero Wolfe included. So when Wolfe realized his latest case led straight to X, it scared a good hundred pounds off him. ... View more info

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The Doorbell Rang

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $7.45

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1965

Seller ID: 000475

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Slight shelf wear, but a clean, tight attractive volume. Possible book club edition. "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 wires are being tapped, and her privacy is being otherwise invaded. She demands that Wolfe help her to find relief and offers him the largest retainer he has ever seen. Wolfe, with some hesitation, takes the case and quickly encounters a murder about which members of the FBI may know more than is apparent. He also soon finds... View more info

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Over My Dead Body

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1976

Seller ID: 000511

ISBN: 0515041386

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, binding fairly tight. Light dampstain to lower corner of last 25 pages, text is not affected. A nice 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 cut short by Wolfe's refusal to take her case. According to the princess, a friend of hers -- Neya Tormic -- was in a heap of trouble and only zee great Nero Wolfe could assist her. Why Wolfe? Simple, the princess declared, after all, Neya was Nero's d... View more info

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The Doorbell Rang

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1965

Seller ID: 000691

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Ex-library with usual markings and stamps. Spine chipped at top and bottom and shelf-cocked, corners bumped, some shelf wear. Boards show some darkening. "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 wires are being tapped, and her privacy is being otherwise invaded. She demands that Wolfe help her to find relief and offers him the largest retainer he has ever seen. Wolfe, with some hesitation, takes the case and quickly encounters a murder about which ... View more info