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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 confession and circulated threatening verses to his future victims - yet no one can stop this string of murders without proper ev... 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 salesmen, have been threatened. There is no doubt of who is guilty - he has published his confession and circulated threateni... 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 the hour of his 'prescribed exercise' . . . throwing darts and tending to his 10,000 rare orchids. "This leaves Archi... 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 uncharacteristic theatrics. His dramatic technique is good, but doesn't win him an Oscar; rather, it places him under suspicion of murder.... 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 assistant, Archie Goodwin, dresses as a mortician to find out, Wolfe considers the cryptic clues: a gray Cadillac, a mysteri... 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 Wolfe make a speech -- and oh yeah, one of 'em's going to get killed. "; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall 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 through a tangle of false clues and well-hidden motives to a showdown with the murderer. The case was closed . . . . But who ... View more info

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Kings Full of Aces: A Nero Wolfe Omnibus (Too Many Cooks, Plot It Yourself, Triple Jeopardy)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1969

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 008046

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Spine slightly cocked, corners bumped, slight edge wear. Interior clean and unmarked. Jacket in new Brodart, spine sunned, minor edge wear and chipping. An attractive copy. Three - in - one Nero Wolfe omnibus featuring two full-length novels and a threesome of short stories. Too Many Cooks - "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 ea... 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, and the death of a college president induce the great detective to wager $10,000 with the district attorney -- and help a y... 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. The Rubber Band - "A little bit of larceny, a maximum of murder, a modern-day old-fashioned Western shoot-out... 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 her. But it did. And her untimely death put Nero Wolfe in line for the supreme insult of his career -- another murder, right ... 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 plunged the imposing Nero Wolfe into a series of events which came close to culminating in his arrest. For the paragon of de... 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 - "Two round-trip plane tickets to Rome. . .false passports. . .a Colt .38. . .a razor-sharp knife. . .chocolate bars and cyani... 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 for help. But Wolfe has no intention of discussing the event as it is the hour of his 'prescribed exercise' . . . throwing d... 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 because of her feline beauty, and others because of her ravenous appetite for pleasure. Now Wynne was back at the mountain r... View more info

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Under the Andes

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $5.25

Publisher: New York, Penzler Books: 1986

Seller ID: 008134

ISBN: 0045405074

Condition: Good


Spine well creased, reading crease, some edge wear, chipping, and cover creasing. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. The only fantasy novel Rex Stout wrote, Under the Andes was originally published in 1914 in All-Story magazine. It was never reprinted until nearly ten years after Stout's death in 1975. Introduction by John McAleer, who was responsible for obtaining a copy of the original story and getting it re-published. Under the Andes is a 'lost race' story, in which some intrepid explorers venture into a cave which proves to contai... View more info

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The Red Bull (originally Published as 'Some Buried Caesar') (abridged)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1945

Edition: Mapback Edition

Seller ID: 008135

Condition: Good


Dell Mapback #70, 240 pp. Originally published in The American Magazine (1938) as The Red Bull (abridged), and first published in book form as Some Buried Caesar (Farrar and Rinehart, 1939). The mapback edition appears to be an abridgement of the novel. Stiff cardboard covers with a crease down both front and back cover, spine slanted, some edge wear and chipping, a couple spots where the cover is starting to peel. Leading edge of p. 33 has creasing and chipping. Pages are tanned but text is clean and unmarked. Back cover shows a map of the murder scene. Overall, a ... View more info

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Fer-de-Lance

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008175

ISBN: 0553230336

Condition: Very Good


Reading crease, a little edge wear, store stamp inside cover. Some tanning but text is clean an unmarked. A nice copy. The very first Nero Wolfe mystery. "A discarded newspaper, a young engineer's mysterious disappearance, and the death of a college president induce the great detective to wager $10,000 with the district attorney -- and help a young daughter prove her mother was no murderess."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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The Rubber Band

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1986

Seller ID: 008207

ISBN: 0553255509

Condition: Fair


Spine slanted, creased, some edge wear and creasing to covers, back cover scraped in a couple places. Some dampstaining to last half of text, some tanning, text is clear and unmarked. A solid reading 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 exercise' . . . throwing darts and tending to his 10,000 ... View more info

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Please Pass the Guilt

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1978

Seller ID: 008223

ISBN: 0553124587

Condition: Good


Spine rolled, a bit creased, corners bumped, minor edge wear and soiling. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. "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 couldn't wash the blood off his hands? Nero Wolfe didn't want any part of it - but he was up to his neck in the toughest case of his career!"; 6¾" - 7¾... View more info