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A Family Affair

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $7.75

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1976

Seller ID: 008049

ISBN: 0553026143

Condition: Good


Reading crease, some edge wear and rubbing, corner creases. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. The great man's last case. "What could make Nero Wolfe so determined to solve a crime that he would be willing to work entirely without fee or client? What would it take to put him, for the first time, at a loss for words? What would make him so angry about a case that he would refuse to speak to the police, even if he has to spend 51 hours ... View more info

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A Prize for Princes

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf Publishers: 1997

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 005343

ISBN: 0786701048

Condition: Good


Corners bumped, a little edge wear. A couple creases and dents to covers that are indented through the first few and last few pages of book. Text is clean and unmarked. Originally serialized in "All Story Magazine" in 1914, this novel never appeared in book form until 80 years later. It dates from Rex Stout's first writing career -- before he took twenty years off to make his fortune, and before he created his very large, immortal detective Nero Wolfe. "... View more info

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A Prize for Princes

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $5.75

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf Publishers: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005344

ISBN: 0786701048

Condition: Good


Spine somewhat creased, slanted, sunned. Corners bumped, a little edge wear, reading crease, a little rubbing. Text is clean and unmarked. Originally serialized in "All Story Magazine" in 1914, this novel never appeared in book form until 80 years later. It dates from Rex Stout's first writing career -- before he took twenty years off to make his fortune, and before he created his very large, immortal detective Nero Wolfe. "Beautiful and deadly, Aline So... View more info

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A Right to Die

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: London, Fontana: 1974

Seller ID: 007823

ISBN: 0006134300

Condition: Very Good


Fontana 3430, 192 pp. Slight edge wear and rubbing, a little light creasing to front cover, binding tight. An attractive copy. "'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 susp... 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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And be a Villain

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.45

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1975

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 000176

Condition: Near Fine


"An audience participation murder. Madeline Fraser was an extremely beautiful world-renowned entertainer. Her show was so popular that when a guest on her program got publicly poisoned with the sponsor's own product, there were at least twenty million eyewitnesses. All Nero Wolfe had to do was to find out which witness was doubling as an assassin. The case was as 'show biz' as a chorus call, with enough gorgeous dolls on the scene to keep even Archie Goodwin occupied... View more info

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And be a Villain

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.65

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Bantam Books: 1968

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 001609

Condition: Good+


Spine somewhat creased, shelf-cocked. Corners bumped, top right corner slightly chipped. Minor edge wear, darkening. Slight foxing. "An audience participation murder. Madeline Fraser was an extremely beautiful world-renowned entertainer. Her show was so popular that when a guest on her program got publicly poisoned with the sponsor's own product, there were at least twenty million eyewitnesses. All Nero Wolfe had to do was to find out which witness was doubling a... View more info

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And Be a Villain

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1948

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 006925

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Gray cloth with green lettering, 216 pp. Corners bumped, slight edge wear, pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. Jacket in new Brodart with a photo of a youthful Rex Stout (with a neatly trimmed beard) on back panel, some edge wear and scuffing, a few small tears, dampstain down flap edge of back panel. Overall, a nice copy. The incredibly brilliant Nero Wolfe is the orchid-growing gourmet whose sheer genius at deduction is always dead certain. But he takes a... View more info

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And Four to Go

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $13.25

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1958

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 007838

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Light blue boards, red lettering, 190 pp, b/w photos opposite p. 96 (Easter Parade). Ex-library with typical markings, spine cocked with a light crease up the center, a little edge wear with chipping to corners, top rear corner dented. Interior clean and unmarked. A solid 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... 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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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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Bad for Business (A Green Door Mystery)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1965

Seller ID: 006549

Condition: Very Good


Pyramid R-1166, 172 pp. Slight spine slant, corners bumped, slight edge wear, a little darkening and rubbing, owner's name on front end paper. Binding tight. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive 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 looke... View more info

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Before Midnight

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1955

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 004527

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Black boards with white lettering. Spine a bit slanted, corners bumped, some chipping to bottom corners, minor edge wear mainly at spine and corners. A little browning but 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 hi... View more info

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Before Midnight

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $19.25

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1955

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 004750

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Black boards with white lettering. Spine a bit slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear primarily at top and base of spine, just a little browning along edges, text clean and unmarked, binding fairly tight. Jacket in protective wraps with moderate edge wear and some tears and chipping at top and base of spine, small tear at center of spine. A little scribbling to rear flap. A nice copy. "It was the final round of the great Pour Amour perfume competition. All the ... View more info

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Before Midnight

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1963

Seller ID: 006788

Condition: Fair


Bantam F2704, 149 pp, Reading copy. Spine creased, slanted, torn across near base, cracked through between pp. 70-71, partly detached from text block. Some edge wear, scuffing, front cover torn along spine at top and bottom. Pages browned but text is unaffected. Reading 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... 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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Black Orchids

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1992

Seller ID: 005348

ISBN: 0553257196

Condition: Very Good-


Spine somewhat creased, slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing. New introduction by Lawrence Block, plus the 'World of Rex Stout' feature at the back shows the original Bantam Books cover illustration from 1982. A nice copy. "Archie Goodwin has troubles too. Nero Wolfe, for instance. Like the day my horticulturist boss discovered there were only three black orchids in the world -- and they belonged to someone else! Picture Nero Wolfe maddened by ... View more info

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Black Orchids

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $2.25

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1972

Seller ID: 006929

Condition: Fair


Reading copy. Spine creased, slanted, covers worn, creased, scuffed, chipped, a couple pages loose but present, some dampstains not affecting text. Reading copy. "Archie Goodwin has troubles too. Nero Wolfe, for instance. Like the day my horticulturist boss discovered there were only three black orchids in the world -- and they belonged to someone else! Picture Nero Wolfe maddened by lust -- fatso would do anything to get those orchids. All yours truly had to do ... View more info

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Black Orchids / Cordially Invited to Meet Death

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, World Publishing Company: 1945

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 004594

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Tower Mystery T-309, green cloth VG/G+ with jacket in protective wraps. Corners bumped, slight edge wear, pages browning but clean and unmarked. Jacket Jacket has moderate edge wear with a little chipping primarily at top and base of spine neatly taped on the inside of the jacket, about a 1" stain on back cover. A nice copy. "Archie Goodwin has troubles too. Nero Wolfe, for instance. Like the day my horticulturist boss discovered there were only three black o... View more info

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Champagne for One

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1975

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 001075

ISBN: 0553136577

Condition: Good


Spine/covers well creased. Shelf-cocked. Some general shelf wear, scuffing. Bookstore stamp inside cover and on page 1. Pages in quite good condition. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; "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 h... View more info