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Curtains for Three

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1966

Edition: 1st Paperback printing

Seller ID: 8790

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, slight edge wear and rubbing, a couple pages with corners bent. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. ; Bantam F-3063, first paperback printing of this book. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 154 pages; "A murder weapon that wouldn't lie down and stay put. . . An opera star who could only whisper. . . A posse on horseback chasing a killer through New York's Central Park. . . A desperate girl with so many aliases she'd almost forgotten who she really was. A stellar triple bill of mayhem and mystery by the great Rex Stout, containing:... View more info

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Curtains for Three

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1980

Edition: New Bantam Edition; Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 8791

ISBN: 0553135481

Condition: Good+


Spine slightly slanted, a little creased, light reading crease, a little edge wear and rubbing, a little chipping at base of spine. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. ; Bantam 13548-1, 182 pp. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 182 pages; "A murder weapon that wouldn't lie down and stay put. . . An opera star who could only whisper. . . A posse on horseback chasing a killer through New York's Central Park. . . A desperate girl with so many aliases she'd almost forgotten who she really was. A stellar triple bill of mayhem and mystery by the great Rex St... View more info

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Death of a Doxy

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.35

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 002630

ISBN: 0553276069

Condition: Good+


Spine somewhat creased, slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear. A nice copy. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; "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 name from ever being connected with the murder. Nero, at the same time, must get Orrie out of jail. He could easil... View more info

Death of a Doxy

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1966

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 006862

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Black boards with orange lettering, 186 pp. Spine slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear, some dampstaining to boards and top edge, price written on front end paper. Interior is clean and unmarked. Jacket in new Brodart, spine sunned, some edge wear and soiling, 1 1/2" chip gone from base of spine, 1" triangular chip from bottom edge at center of front panel, some minor chipping along top edge and at center of spine. Overall a nice reading copy. ; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; "Orrie Cather, one of Nero Wolfe's occasional employees, is in jail, suspected of murdering a lovely ... 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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Death of a Dude

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1969

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 002635

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


Spine slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear, chipping, darkening along top edge. Jacket is in two pieces, torn along back edge of spine. Some edge wear, sunning to spine, 1 1/2" chunks missing at top and bottom of spine. Overall 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 Goodwin is there trying to sol... View more info

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Death of a Dude

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $5.95

Publisher: London, Fontana: 1976

Seller ID: 005271

ISBN: 0006136613

Condition: Good


Corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, a few pages with top corner creases, store stamp on front end paper. A little browning 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 Goodwin is there trying to solve a messy rifle shot murder in which his friend, Harvey Greve, is inv... View more info

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Death of a Dude

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1981

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 8792

ISBN: 0553148095

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, slight edge wear and rubbing. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 153 pages; "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 Goodwin is there trying to solve a messy rifle shot murder in which his friend, Harvey Greve, is involved. "The... View more info

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Death on Deadline (Nero Wolfe)

By: Goldsborough, Robert

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Paperback printing

Seller ID: 8747

ISBN: 0553270249

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, slight edge wear and rubbing, slight reading crease. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. ; Contains a preview of The Bloodied Ivy, next in the Nero Wolfe series. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 185 pages; Robert Goldsborough brings Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin back to life as he continues the series after Rex Stout's death. This is the second of his Nero Wolfe books. "The first corpse is slated to be a newspaper. If Ian MacLaren, sleazy king of Britain's scandal sheets, succeeds in taking over the Gazette, this res... View more info

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Death on Deadline (Nero Wolfe)

By: Goldsborough, Robert

Price: $3.33

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Paperback printing

Seller ID: 8746

ISBN: 0553270249

Condition: Good+


Spine slightly slanted, slightly creased, corners bumped, a little edge wear, a little creasing and soiling to covers. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. Overall, a solid copy. ; Contains a preview of The Bloodied Ivy, next in the Nero Wolfe series. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 185 pages; Robert Goldsborough brings Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin back to life as he continues the series after Rex Stout's death. This is the second of his Nero Wolfe books. "The first corpse is slated to be a newspaper. If Ian MacLaren, sleazy king of Britain's scandal ... View more info

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Fer-de-Lance

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008175

ISBN: 0553230336

Condition: Very Good


Reading crease, a little edge wear, store stamp inside cover. Some tanning but text is clean an unmarked. A nice copy. 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."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall 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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Five of a Kind : The Third Nero Wolfe Omnibus (The Rubber Band; In the Best Families; Three Doors to Death)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1961

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 008048

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Spine cocked, corners worn (one bent) , some edge wear, a little soiling to back board. Interior clean and unmarked. Jacket in new Brodart, spine sunned with a triangular 1/2 x 1" chip at top and smaller chip near the center, 2" tear on back panel descending from the chip, elsewhere a little edge wear and chipping. Overall, a solid copy. ; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; The third Nero Wolfe Omnibus, comprising two full length novels and a threesome of novelettes. The Rubber Band - "A little bit of larceny, a maximum of murder, a modern-day old-fashioned Western shoot-out... View more info

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Five of a Kind : The Third Nero Wolfe Omnibus (The Rubber Band; In the Best Families; Three Doors to Death)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $18.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1961

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 008069

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Spine cocked, corners chipped or bent in, a little edge wear with some chipping and small tears at top and base of spine. No jacket. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. ; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; The third Nero Wolfe Omnibus, comprising two full length novels and a threesome of novelettes. The Rubber Band - "A little bit of larceny, a maximum of murder, a modern-day old-fashioned Western shoot-out: These were the factors which plunged the imposing Nero Wolfe into a series of events which came close to culminating in his arrest. For the paragon of de... 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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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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Homicide Trinity

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1976

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 8795

ISBN: 0553024515

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, light reading crease. A somewhat tight, attractive copy. ; Bantam T2451, 186 pp. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 186 pages; 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 soup-stained tie becomes a deadly weapon; and a case where too many greenbacks and a ham actor lead Ar... View more info

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Homicide Trinity

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1966

Edition: 1st Paperback printing

Seller ID: 8794

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, slight edge wear, very light reading crease. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A fairly tight, attractive copy. ; Bantam F3118, 169 pp. 1st paperback printing. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 169 pages; 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 soup-stained tie becomes a deadly weapon; an... View more info

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How Like a God

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, Vanguard Press, Inc.: 1947

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 006966

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Originally published in 1929, this was Rex Stout's first published novel. This edition was reset and reprinted by Vanguard in 1947. It has since been rebound by the library in light green patterned cloth, 313 pp. Ex-library, of course, with all the usual markings, stamps, and pocket. Most pages show some light tanning, but there are two gatherings printed on different paper that is still white. The text is clean and unmarked. Spine slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear and rubbing. A good reading copy. "Rex Stout's fascinating story of Bill Sidney, a man of 41, whose sanity and life... View more info

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If Death Ever Slept

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1957

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 004625

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear. Jacket in protective wraps, a little edge wear, a little chipping at top and base of spine. An attractive copy. "'Get that snake out of my house!' raved Otis Jarrell, referring to his daughter-in-law. Jarrell was one of the world's richest men, but any difficulty he was having with his son's seductive wife was strictly his own problem. Nero Wolfe never meddled in marital intrigue. . . never until marriage turned to murder and the cops tried to hang it on Archie."; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info