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Three Doors to Death

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1995

Seller ID: 007034

ISBN: 0553251279

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly creased, slanted, corners bumped, light reading crease, slight edge wear, small creases across bottom corners, binding fairly tight. Edges yellowed but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "Money is the motive, love the weapon, and murder the crime in three cases for the great detective and his ever-capable assistant . . . There's the case of the couturiere, in which high passion and high fashion march side by side. There's the case of the restaurateur, in which Archie, proving himself as able at deduction as Nero, spots a key clue and master-minds it all by himself.... View more info

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Three Doors to Death

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $2.65

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1995

Seller ID: 007035

ISBN: 0553251279

Condition: Fair


Reading copy. Spine well creased and slanted, moderate edge wear and scuffing, corners creased or chipped, a little chipping along top edge of front cover. Pages browned but text is clean and unmarked. A solid reading copy. "Money is the motive, love the weapon, and murder the crime in three cases for the great detective and his ever-capable assistant . . . There's the case of the couturiere, in which high passion and high fashion march side by side. There's the case of the restaurateur, in which Archie, proving himself as able at deduction as Nero, spots a key clue and master-minds it... View more info

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Three for the Chair

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1985

Seller ID: 006378

ISBN: 0553248138

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, slight edge wear, light reading crease, binding fairly tight. A little yellowing but text is clean and unmarked. Ad and post card for 'Agatha Christie Mystery Collection' bound into center of book. An attractive copy. 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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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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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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Three Witnesses

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1976

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 005687

ISBN: 0553028499

Condition: Fair


Reading copy. Spine creased, slanted, some chipping along back edge, corners creased, some edge wear, covers somewhat creased and scuffed. 1" paper lift at bottom of front cover, a little damp staining. A little browning but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. "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 home prove that ma... View more info

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Three Witnesses

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1966

Seller ID: 005688

ISBN: 0553249592

Condition: Good


Bantam F3155, 179 pp. Spine creased, slanted, some scuffing. Corners bumped, a little edge wear, reading crease, a little rubbing, owner's name on front end paper. Stain to bottom rear edges, text not affected. A little yellowing but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. "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 home prove that man... 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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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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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 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 drinkin... View more info

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Too Many Cooks (Nero Wolfe)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $7.77

Publisher: London, Fontana Books: 1978

Edition: 2nd impression

Seller ID: 8769

ISBN: 0006126234

Condition: Good


Crease across front cover, reading crease, minor edge wear and rubbing. Small blank sticker on back panel and front end paper. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked, a few corners creased. Overall a good reading copy. ; nero wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 192 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 drinking, and tell each other a lot of l... View more info

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Trio for Blunt Instruments

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1967

Edition: 1st Paperback printing

Seller ID: 8806

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly slanted, a little edge wear and rubbing, light reading crease. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. ; 1st paperback printing. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 185 pages; The incredibly brilliant Nero Wolfe, a sheer genius at detection, prefers gourmet food and prize-winning orchids to damsels in distress. But at the prodding of his confidential assistant, Archie Goodwin, he opens his office door to three beautiful women who usher in three of the most intriguing cases of Wolfe's career. And with them comes a shoeshine, an ear of corn, a... 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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Trouble in Triplicate

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1974

Seller ID: 002842

Condition: Good+


Spine a bit creased, slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear, front cover creased near spine. A little yellowing, but text is clean and unmarked. Incredibly brilliant Nero Wolfe, love of prize orchids and fine food, is without peer in the sphere of solving crime. But even the great man can't prevent a cold-blooded killing. In the most bone-chilling cases of his career, Wolfe takes on three clients with one thing in common-they all end up dead. As his confidential assistant Archie Goodwin ducks bullets and dallies with dangerous ladies, Wolfe himself is marked for murder-and only his ow... View more info

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Trouble in Triplicate

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $5.35

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1974

Seller ID: 007038

Condition: Very Good


Spine a bit creased, slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear and darkening, sticker on back cover. A little browning but text is clean and unmarked. Incredibly brilliant Nero Wolfe, love of prize orchids and fine food, is without peer in the sphere of solving crime. But even the great man can't prevent a cold-blooded killing. In the most bone-chilling cases of his career, Wolfe takes on three clients with one thing in common-they all end up dead. As his confidential assistant Archie Goodwin ducks bullets and dallies with dangerous ladies, Wolfe himself is marked for murder-and only ... 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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Where There's a Will

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Canada, Avon: 1968

Seller ID: 005685

Condition: Good


Avon S870, 160 pp, printed in Canada. Reading copy. Spine a bit slanted with bottom 3/4" of backstrip missing and 2" tear from base along back cover (some tape residue along this tear). Front cover scuffed with creasing across upper corner, reading crease, and '30' written in upper right corner. Store stamp on front end paper from Ajax, Ontario. A little browning but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. "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 moment on a floo... View more info

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Where There's a Will

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1968

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 8805

Condition: Very Good-


Spine a bit slanted, minor edge wear and rubbing, a little chipping at top and base of spine. A nice copy. ; Avon T-374, 160 pp. Second paperback printing, 35 cents price on cover. No publication date listed but it should be in the early 1950s. ; Nero Wolfe; 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 moment on a floor below, another woman, identically dressed and veiled, quietly discussed the will of her late husband -- Nel Hawthorne -- ... View more info