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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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Homicide Trinity

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1983

Seller ID: 007310

ISBN: 0553234463

Condition: Good


Spine creased and rolled, reading creae, moderate edge wear, creasing and rubbing to covers. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A solid reading copy. 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... View more info

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Homicide Trinity

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.45

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1976

Seller ID: 007311

Condition: Good


Spine creased and rolled, some edge wear, reading crease, some creasing and rubbing to covers, owner's name on front end paper. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. 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 embarr... 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 wea... 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 marriag... View more info

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If Death Ever Slept

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1958

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 006950

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Yellow boards, black lettering, 186 pp. Ex-library with typical labels, stamps, and pocket. Spine slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing. Front board starting to separate with a little webbing visible. Text is clean and unmarked. A solid reading 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 wa... View more info

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In the Best Families

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1968

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 000177

Condition: Very Good


Spine and cover show some creases and a couple dents. Price stamped inside front cover. Back cover is kind of speckled -- probably from being shelved against another book or paper. "X -- The most powerful man in the United States -- and the most dangerous. All of his operations were illegal and all of them were highly profitable. X didn't want anyone upsetting the golden applecart. He had effective -- and permanent -- ways of disposing of people who made him nerv... View more info

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In the Best Families

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $9.25

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1950

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 002165

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Corners bumped, spine slanted, minor edge wear, yellow boards with maroon lettering (faded on spine), boards a bit scuffed/soiled. Darkening inside covers, text is clean and unmarked. Probably book club edition. "X -- The most powerful man in the United States -- and the most dangerous. All of his operations were illegal and all of them were highly profitable. X didn't want anyone upsetting the golden applecart. He had effective -- and permanent -- ways of dispos... 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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Kings Full of Aces: A Nero Wolfe Omnibus (Too Many Cooks, Plot It Yourself, Triple Jeopardy)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1969

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 008046

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Spine slightly cocked, corners bumped, slight edge wear. Interior clean and unmarked. Jacket in new Brodart, spine sunned, minor edge wear and chipping. An attractive copy. Three - in - one Nero Wolfe omnibus featuring two full-length novels and a threesome of short stories. Too Many Cooks - "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 o... View more info

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Might as Well Be Dead

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1977

Seller ID: 006800

ISBN: 0553029525

Condition: Good


Spine creased and rolled, some soiling and creasing to covers, minor edge wear, 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 m... View more info

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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