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Death of a Doxy

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $9.33

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1966

Seller ID: 8553

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Gray cloth over yellow boards, navy lettering, 186 pp. Corners chipped, minor edge wear along top edge, significant wear along bottom edges with cardboard showing through about half of bottom front edge and base of spine. Interior clean and unmarked. Jacket in new Brodart with circle containing the cross-hatched marking clipped out. Minor edge wear and chipping, especially along lower edge, some sunning. A good reading copy. ; Nero Wolfe; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; 186 pa... View more info

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Gambit

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $15.75

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1975

Edition: 27th Edition; 8th Bantam Printing

Seller ID: 008238

ISBN: 0553087754

Condition: Very Good+


Bantam Q8775, 155 pp. Corners bumped, slight edge wear, binding tight, text clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 155 pages; "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 ha... 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 ... 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... View more info

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Where There's a Will

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $9.85

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1968

Edition: 27th Edition; 6th Avon printing

Seller ID: 8596

Condition: Good


Avon S370, 160 pp. Spine slanted, creased, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, small closed tear at top of spine, light reading crease. A little crease at top of pages to the last portion of the text block. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 160 pages; "In one room of the old mansion a heavily-veiled woman screamed hysterically that she knew who had murdered her husband, Noel Hawthorne. " At the same momen... 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 ed... View more info

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The Doorbell Rang

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1983

Edition: 27th Edition; 9th New Bantam printing

Seller ID: 8627

ISBN: 0553237217

Condition: Very Good


Bantam 23721-7, 153 pp, corners bumped, slight edge wear and rubbing, light reading crease. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. ; Ad for the Agatha Christie Mystery Collection (a subscription program) tipped into center of book, including return postcard. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 153 pages; "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 f... View more info

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Not Quite Dead Enough

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $5.95

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 t... 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 L... View more info

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Too Many Clients

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1971

Edition: 27th Edition; 3rd New Bantam printing

Seller ID: 8638

Condition: Fair


Bantam Q6867, 188 pp. Reading copy. Spine a bit slanted, creased, some edge wear, covers worn, pages rippled likely from damp. Pages tanned but text is unmarked. A solid reading copy. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 188 pages; "Sex wasn't Nero Wolfe's specialty but in this case he couldn't get away from it! To a gaudy little, satin-upholstered hower of carnality in a cheap rooming house Thomas Yeager made a daily, after-hours retreat from respectability. ... 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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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... View more info

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Three Witnesses

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1981

Edition: 8th Bantam Printing

Seller ID: 8700

ISBN: 0553144510

Condition: Very Good-


Corners bumped, minor edge wear, a little creasing and rubbing to covers. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 179 pages; "Three witnesses hold all the clues in three crimes of passion that have even Nero Wolfe guessing to the very end. Did the dead millionaire who suddenly came back to life - only to end up dead again - write his own death warrant years before? Will the black Labrador retriever who follows Archie ... View more info

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Champagne for One

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1960

Edition: 1st Bantam printing

Seller ID: 8701

Condition: Good


Scuffing along spine, some edge wear, reading crease, some creasing and scuffing to covers, raw patch in upper left corner where price sticker was removed. Slight tanning but text is clean and unmarked, glue is fine but a little discolored at top and base of spine. Overall, a solid copy of this older paperback. ; Bantam A2023, 153 pp, price marked 35 cents. Uncommon copy of the first paperback printing, 1960. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 153 pages; "Mrs. Robil... 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 missin... View more info

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Plot It Yourself

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $6.90

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1977

Edition: 3rd New Bantam printing

Seller ID: 8703

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, a little creasing and soiling to covers. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 170 pages; "BULLETIN: Great detective baffled! Nero Wolfe identifies killer, but cannot prove case. Blackmailer-murderer may go free! The incomparable Nero needs all his subtlety and wit to penetrate a twisted mind, and reach the stunning solution of a series of bold, bloody... 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 high... 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 arres... View more info

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Prisoner's Base

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1984

Edition: 9th New Bantam printing

Seller ID: 8713

Condition: Good


Ex-library with pocket and sticker. Spine slanted, creased, minor edge wear, some creasing and scuffing to covers. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. ; Nero Wolfe; Ex-Library; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 154 pages; "When Priscilla Eads, heiress to cotton-towel millions, first pleads for Nero Wolfe's assistance, the portly detective decides to wash his hands of a case that has more than its share of dirty laundry. Just hours later ... View more info