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The League of Frightened Men

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1976

Seller ID: 008230

ISBN: 0515041432

Condition: Good


Pyramid V4143, 207 pp. Some edge wear, reading crease, cover wear and speckling. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading 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 evidence. "W... View more info

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Murder By the Book

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1968

Seller ID: 008231

Condition: Good


Bantam F3901, 168 pp. Spine slanted, somewhat creased, light reading crease, a little edge and cover wear. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid 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 total so far: four victims. The only clues: A cryptic quotation from the Bible, and a list of names in a dead man's pocket. Together with his confidential assistant... 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 favorite pastime. It was up to Nero Wolfe and Archie to prove that Blount's plan hadn't included murder." ; 6¾" - 7¾" ... View more info

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Death of a Doxy

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.44

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1967

Edition: Twentieth Edition; 1st Bantam printing

Seller ID: 8342

Condition: Very Good


Bantam F3476, first paperback printing. Slight spine crease, light reading crease, corners bumped, a little edge wear. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 122 pages; "Orrie Cather, one of Nero Wolfe's occasional employees, is in jail, suspected of murdering a lovely young thing. The lovely young thing has been the well-kept possession of a certain wealthy and influential man who has reasons for not wishing his name dragged into the case. " The wealthy man offers to share his wealth with Nero - providing Nero will keep his... View more info

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Fer-de-Lance

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.45

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1983

Edition: Reprint; 1st Bantam printing

Seller ID: 8343

ISBN: 0553230336

Condition: Good+


Spine somewhat rolled, creased, reading crease, minor edge wear and rubbing, front cover appears somewhat sunned. A little tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 199 pages; 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." View more info

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The President Vanishes

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1976

Edition: 27th Edition; 6th Pyramid printing

Seller ID: 8373

ISBN: 0515031739

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, binding fairly tight. A little tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; Pyramid V3173; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 203 pages; Originally published anonymously, this was Stout's last novel before he introduced Nero Wolfe. "President kidnapped! "Washington was in the grip of hysteria and treason - the Vice President was a virtual prisoner, the Army threatened revolt . . . Hour by hour, the country reeled toward disaster. And the entire burden of the search for the President rested on Secret Service Agent Chick ... View more info

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The Father Hunt

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1969

Edition: 27th Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 8520

Condition: Very Good


Corners a little chipped, minor edge wear, light reading crease, a little sunning to covers. A nice copy. ; Bantam H4467, 139 pp. 2nd Bantam printing. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 139 pages; "'Dear Amy, This money is from your father. I have not seen him or heard from him since four months before you were born, but two weeks after you were born I received a bank check for one thousand dollars in the mail, and I have received one every month since then . . .' That's how Amy Denovo ended up with a quarter of a million dollars' worth of skins in her closet. But even if she offere... View more info

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Too Many Cooks

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $42.00

Publisher: New York, Triangle Books: 1941

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 8550

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Red cloth with black lettering, book title inside black circle on front board, 303 pp. Corners worn, minor edge wear and rubbing, boards starting to separate but text block firmly attached. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy with no dust jacket. ; nero wolfe; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; 303 pages; "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... View more info

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Some Buried Caesar

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $31.50

Publisher: New York, Triangle Books: 1941

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 8551

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Green cloth with yellow lettering, 296 pp. Spine a bit cocked, sunned, some chipping at base. Corners bumped, a little edge wear, light soiling to boards, boards starting to separate. Light tanning but text clean and unmarked. A solid copy. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 296 pages; "A car accident strands Wolfe and Archie in the midst of an upstate family feud over $45,000 worth of prize bull-a feud that turns ugly when the beef in question is found pawing the mangled body of one of the family scions. Solving the mystery is no problem-but alas, the evidence keeps disappearing." T... View more info

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Murder By the Book

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1951

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 8560

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


Yellow boards, red lettering, 216 pp. Spine slightly cocked, corners a bit worn, slight edge wear and rubbing, a little tape residue on end papers. Jacket in new Brodart, minor edge wear and chipping mostly along top edge, spine a bit sunned, some chipping and mostly closed tears at base which have been repaired with tape, tape residue at top and bottom of front and back panels along with some general wear. Overall, a solid copy of an uncommon hardback. ; 7 ¾" X 9 ¾"; 216 pages; "Clasping one of his precious orchids, the incredibly brilliant gourmet Nero Wolfe has a question ... View more info

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Rex Stout : Seven Complete Nero Wolfe Novels (The Silent Speaker, Might as Well be Dead, If Death Ever Slept, 3 at Wolfe's Door, Gambit, Please Pass the Guilt, A Family Affair)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $34.00

Publisher: New York, Wings Books: 1983

Edition: 27th Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 8564

ISBN: 051703753X

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Green cloth over navy boards, gold lettering, 745 pp. Corners a bit worn, minor edge wear and rubbing especially at base of spine. Jacket in new Brodart, a little edge wear, small mostly closed tear at top of spine. A nice copy. ; Nero Wolfe; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; 745 pages; This is an omnibus edition, containing seven Nero Wolfe books -- 6 novels and one trio of novelettes. Included are "The Silent Speaker," "Might as Well Be Dead," "If Death Ever Slept," "3 at Wolfe's Door," "Gambit," "Please Pass the Guilt," and "A Family Affair.&#... View more info

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Some Buried Caesar

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $44.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar & Rinehart: 1939

Seller ID: 8615

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Red cloth with gold lettering, 296 pp. Ex-library with all the typical markings and pockets plus stamps that say 'Worn out'. Spine a bit cocked, sunned. Corners worn, a little edge wear, light soiling to boards. Light tanning, a couple pages with pencil markings. ; No original dust jacket, but the library improvised a blank, protective cover with title hand lettered on spine. Cover in new Brodart. Even without the jacket, this copy can be identified as a first edition because there is a date stamp from the library - Feb 22, 1939 - that is prior to the date of the second printing. ; 6¾... View more info

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Not Quite Dead Enough

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $5.75

Publisher: New York, Jove Books: 1979

Edition: 27th Edition; 1st Jove Printing

Seller ID: 8628

ISBN: 0515051195

Condition: Very Good-


Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear and rubbing, light reading crease. A little tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 158 pages; "An unknown motive . . . A killer who couldn't have killed . . . A fake murder that came true, add up to a bizarre case for Nero Wolfe in Not Quite Dead Enough. Plus: a second Nero Wolfe branbender, Booby Trap, where Wolfe throws a blast for a mad bomber!" View more info

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The Golden Spiders

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1969

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 8629

Condition: Good+


Spine a little slanted and creased, corners bumped, minor edge wear, rubbing, and soiling, light reading crease. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. ; Bantam F3991. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 150 pages; "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 morti... View more info

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Her Forbidden Knight

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf: 2000

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 8630

ISBN: 0786707291

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, slight edge wear and rubbing. A fairly tight, attractive copy. ; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; 265 pages; Rex Stout's first novel, originally written in 1913 (during his first writing career), was never published in book form until 1997. "Prefiguring the devices and charades of the celebrated Nero Wolfe mysteries, Rex Stout's first detective novel follows the fortunes of the pretty, young Lila Williams, a telegraph operator at New York's swank Lamartine Hotel, as she becomes unwittingly enmeshed in the operations of a counterfeiting ring. For nothing here is quite wha... 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 came up against his most fearsome opponent, a powerful mystery man of crime name Arnold Zeck. Almost certainly a blackmailer, Z... View more info

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Three for the Chair

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1971

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 006379

Condition: Good


Reading copy. Some creasing to spine and covers, some edge wear and darkening. Dampstains to lower right corner of a number of pages - text is not affected. A solid reading copy. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 154 pages; A trio of Nero Wolfe mystery stories, including 'A Window for Death', 'Immune to Murder', and 'Too Many Detectives." "One thing is certain to distract Nero Wolfe from his culinary and horticultural pursuits . . . murder. And this time Wolfe and his invaluable assistant Archie Goodwin are called in to investigate three murder cases. Case #1 involve... View more info

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Champagne for One

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Toronto, Bantam Books: 1968

Edition: 2nd Bantam Printing

Seller ID: 8702

Condition: Good+


Spine slanted, creased, a little edge wear, reading crease, some creasing and soiling to covers. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid reading copy. ; Bantam F3581, 152 pp, printed in Canada. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 152 pages; "Mrs. Robilotti was a BILLIONAIRE! Yeah, that's what I said. Billion. She had hired Wolfe's brains and my legs - which is the way Wolfe likes to think about it - once before, when her emeralds turned up missing. Mrs. Robilotti didn't like a private detective around the house any better than she'd have liked a street cleaner. Wh... View more info

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In the Best Families

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $5.75

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1953

Edition: 1st Paperback printing

Seller ID: 8704

Condition: Good+


Spine a bit slanted with scuffing along the edges. Minor edge wear, a little creasing to covers, light reading crease, glue appears to be good. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; Bantam 1173, 200 pp. First paperback printing of this Nero Wolfe novel. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 200 pages; "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... View more info

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A Right to Die

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1969

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 8705

Condition: Good+


Spine slanted with scuffing along edges, a little edge wear and soiling, tear to front cover at base of spine. Light darkening but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. ; Bantam H4695, 136 pp. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 136 pages; "'Black and white marriages are like a red rag to a bull.' So says Negro civil rights worker Dunbar Whipple. But he never makes the altar - somebody permanently delays his white fiancee with a club, and Whipple is arrested. Enter Nero Wolfe. "Between them, Wolfe and his assistant Archie Goodwin interview a colorful clutch of suspects... View more info