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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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

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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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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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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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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