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Might as Well Be Dead

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1977

Seller ID: 007309

ISBN: 0553029525

Condition: Good


Spine somewhat creased and rolled, some edge wear and rubbing, reading crease. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. "Eleven years ago, wealthy Nebraska businessman James Herold gave his only son, Paul, a very raw deal. Now he wants Nero Wolfe to track Paul down so that he can make amends. But what if the young man doesn't want to be found . . . and what if he's the same P.H. who's currently on trial for cold-blooded murder? It's a cas... View more info

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Murder By the Book

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1985

Seller ID: 007198

ISBN: 0553248847

Condition: Good


Spine creased and rolled, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, postcard tipped into center of book has been ragged removed. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid reading 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 tot... 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 cl... 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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Murder in E Minor

By: Goldsborough, Robert

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 19878

Edition: 27th Edition; 1st Bantam printing

Seller ID: 8440

Condition: Good


Corners chipped, a little edge wear and chipping, light reading crease, some spine creasing. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid reading copy. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 196 pages; Robert Goldsborough brings Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin back to life as he continues the series after Rex Stout's death. "Threatening notes have been sent to Milan Stevens, celebrated conductor of the New York Symphony. His niece, Maria, fears for her uncle's li... View more info

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Murder in E Minor

By: Goldsborough, Robert

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1986

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 008198

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Red boards with black lettering, 149 pp. Spine a bit cocked, corners bumped, slight edge wear, owner's name on front end paper. A nice copy. Robert Goldsborough brings Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin back to life as he continues the series after Rex Stout's death. "Threatening notes have been sent to Milan Stevens, celebrated conductor of the New York Symphony. His niece, Maria, fears for her uncle's life and travels to the Thirty-fifth Street brownstone of Ne... View more info

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Murder in E Minor

By: Goldsborough, Robert

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1986

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 008199

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Red boards with black lettering, 149 pp.Spine a bit cocked, corners bent, slight edge wear. A nice copy. Robert Goldsborough brings Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin back to life as he continues the series after Rex Stout's death. "Threatening notes have been sent to Milan Stevens, celebrated conductor of the New York Symphony. His niece, Maria, fears for her uncle's life and travels to the Thirty-fifth Street brownstone of Nero Wolfe. Archie can barely conceal ... View more info

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Mystery for Christmas and Other Stories

By: Manson, Cynthia (editor)

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Signet: 1990

Edition: 1st Paperback printing

Seller ID: 8668

ISBN: 0451169093

Condition: Good+


Spine slightly slanted, creased, a little edge wear and rubbing, light reading crease, letters in colored marker on front end paper. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. Overall, a nice copy. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 244 pages; "XMAS marks the plot. Twelve Christmas mysteries - gift wrapped in entertainment and suspense - ready to take home for the holidays in this delightful collection selected from Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine and Ellery ... View more info

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Not Quite Dead Enough

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Jove Books: 1979

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 002675

ISBN: 0515051195

Condition: Very Good


Slight spine slant, corners bumped, crease along lower corner of both covers, slight edge wear, date paid stamp on front free end paper. A little yellowing but overall a fairly tight, attractive copy. "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!"; 6¾&... 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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Out Goes She

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $7.95

Publisher: London, Fontana: 1974

Seller ID: 007882

ISBN: 0006134319

Condition: Good


Fontana 3431, 192. Originally published in the U.S. as 'Prisoner's Base'. Spine a bit rolled, minor edge wear, a little chipping at base of spine, some cover creasing and rubbing, store stamp and doodling inside cover. Pages somewhat tanned and a few with a small dampstain, but text is clean and unmarked. Overall a solid copy. "When Priscilla Eads, heiress to cotton-towel millions, first pleads for Nero Wolfe's assistance, the portly detective decides to wash his... View more info

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Over My Dead Body

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1976

Seller ID: 000511

ISBN: 0515041386

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, binding fairly tight. Light dampstain to lower corner of last 25 pages, text is not affected. A nice copy. "When the Balkan princess batted her black lashes and begged Wolfe for help, her plea almost melted me [Archie] on the spot. Naturally I was disturbed that our future together would be cut short by Wolfe's refusal to take her case. According to the princess, a friend of hers -- Neya Tormic -- was in a heap of t... View more info

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Over My Dead Body

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.45

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1966

Seller ID: 007015

Condition: Good


Pyramid R-1367, 191 pp. Spine slightly creased and a little slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear with a small tear at base of spine and front cover, light reading crease. Covers somewhat darkened and scuffed. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A solid reading copy. "When the Balkan princess batted her black lashes and begged Wolfe for help, her plea almost melted me [Archie] on the spot. Naturally I was disturbed that our future together would be... View more info

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Please Pass the Guilt

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1973

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 004001

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


Spine slanted, corners bumped, some edge wear, chipping. Jacket shows some edge wear and chipping, rubbing esp. along spine, 1" closed tear at bottom of back cover. "A bomb blows up in the desk of a top TV executive. Was it intended for him or the man who opened the drawer? They each had enemies enough to die a dozen times over. Was it the jealous wife or the ambitious partner? The secretary who got passed around like an inter-office memo? Or the man who coul... View more info

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Please Pass the Guilt

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1978

Seller ID: 008223

ISBN: 0553124587

Condition: Good


Spine rolled, a bit creased, corners bumped, minor edge wear and soiling. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. "A bomb blows up in the desk of a top TV executive. Was it intended for him or the man who opened the drawer? They each had enemies enough to die a dozen times over. Was it the jealous wife or the ambitious partner? The secretary who got passed around like an inter-office memo? Or the man who couldn't wash the blood off his hands? ... 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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Plot It Yourself

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1959

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 002677

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Spine a bit slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear including a couple dents along top edge. Spine is sunned, date and number written inside cover. A solid copy. "When a group of publishers and writers hires Wolfe to solve a case of false plagiarism, it's time for the great detective to hit the books. Four unrelated accusers-including a down-and-out hack writer and a lady poet with a penchant for nude sunbathing-have been fleecing best-selling authors, claim... View more info

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Prisoner's Base

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1969

Seller ID: 001605

Condition: Good+


Spine/covers somewhat creased, corners bumped, some darkening. Foxing. 25 written on front cover below author's name. Some titles crossed out in the listing of other Rex Stout books across from title page. "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 Miss Eads and her maid are found strangled... View more info

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Prisoner's Base

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $27.25

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1952

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 004752

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Black boards with teal lettering, 186 pp. Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear, binding fairly tight, a little browning inside covers. Jacket in protective wraps with some edge wear, small tear along back side of spine at top and bottom, a little chipping at top and base of spine. A nice copy. "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 ca... View more info

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Prisoner's Base

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1952

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 006051

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Black boards with teal lettering, 186 pp. Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear, binding somewhat tight. A nice copy. "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 Miss Eads and her maid are found strangled to death under circumstances that don't quite wash. Now, to the disma... View more info