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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 case that has more than its share of dirty laundry. Just hours later Miss Eads and her maid are found strangled to death under ... 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 dismay of a greedy board of directors and a fortune-hunting South American ex-husband, the astute Wolfe feels, on second thought, ... View more info

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Prisoner's Base

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1984

Edition: 9th New Bantam printing

Seller ID: 8713

Condition: Good


Ex-library with pocket and sticker. Spine slanted, creased, minor edge wear, some creasing and scuffing to covers. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. ; Nero Wolfe; Ex-Library; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 154 pages; "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 dismay of a greedy... View more info

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Red Threads (A Green Door Mystery)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1964

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 006467

Condition: Very Good


Pyramid R-1098, 174 pp. Corners bumped, slight edge wear and a little rubbing, owner's name on front end paper, binding tight. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; " Val Carew was a queer sort of person - very queer. A born gambler, he had gravitated from Oklahoma to Wall Street, and made a pile which he laid at the feet of his wife, a beautiful Indian girl of the Cherokee tribe. When she died prematurely, he built a magnificent tomb in her memory and there one summer morning the wealthy eccentric was found dead, struck down by an ... View more info

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Red Threads (A Green Door Mystery)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $6.85

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1973

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 007523

ISBN: 0515030716

Condition: Good


Pyramid N3071, 174 pp. Spine slightly slanted, light reading crease, corners bumped, a little edge wear, covers show a little scratching and scuffing. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice reading copy. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; " Val Carew was a queer sort of person - very queer. A born gambler, he had gravitated from Oklahoma to Wall Street, and made a pile which he laid at the feet of his wife, a beautiful Indian girl of the Cherokee tribe. When she died prematurely, he built a magnificent tomb in her memory and there one summer morning the wealthy eccentric was found... View more info

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Rex Stout : Seven Complete Nero Wolfe Novels (The Silent Speaker, Might as Well be Dead, If Death Ever Slept, 3 at Wolfe's Door, Gambit, Please Pass the Guilt, A Family Affair)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $34.00

Publisher: New York, Wings Books: 1983

Edition: 27th Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 8564

ISBN: 051703753X

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Green cloth over navy boards, gold lettering, 745 pp. Corners a bit worn, minor edge wear and rubbing especially at base of spine. Jacket in new Brodart, a little edge wear, small mostly closed tear at top of spine. A nice copy. ; Nero Wolfe; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; 745 pages; This is an omnibus edition, containing seven Nero Wolfe books -- 6 novels and one trio of novelettes. Included are "The Silent Speaker," "Might as Well Be Dead," "If Death Ever Slept," "3 at Wolfe's Door," "Gambit," "Please Pass the Guilt," and "A Family Affair.&#... View more info

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Royal Flush: The Fourth Nero Wolfe Omnibus (Fer-de-Lance; Murder By the Book; Three Witnesses)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1965

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 008047

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Gray boards with dark blue lettering, 474 pp. Spine cocked, corners bent in, slight edge wear, pages clean and unmarked. Jacket in new Brodart, spine sunned, some edge wear and chipping, a couple small nearly closed tears. Overall, a nice copy. Three - in - one Nero Wolfe omnibus featuring two full-length novels and a threesome of short stories. Fer-de-Lance: The very first Nero Wolfe novel. "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 y... View more info

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Some Buried Caesar

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $44.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar & Rinehart: 1939

Seller ID: 8615

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Red cloth with gold lettering, 296 pp. Ex-library with all the typical markings and pockets plus stamps that say 'Worn out'. Spine a bit cocked, sunned. Corners worn, a little edge wear, light soiling to boards. Light tanning, a couple pages with pencil markings. ; No original dust jacket, but the library improvised a blank, protective cover with title hand lettered on spine. Cover in new Brodart. Even without the jacket, this copy can be identified as a first edition because there is a date stamp from the library - Feb 22, 1939 - that is prior to the date of the second printing. ; 6¾... View more info

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Some Buried Caesar

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $31.50

Publisher: New York, Triangle Books: 1941

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 8551

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Green cloth with yellow lettering, 296 pp. Spine a bit cocked, sunned, some chipping at base. Corners bumped, a little edge wear, light soiling to boards, boards starting to separate. Light tanning but text clean and unmarked. A solid copy. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 296 pages; "A car accident strands Wolfe and Archie in the midst of an upstate family feud over $45,000 worth of prize bull-a feud that turns ugly when the beef in question is found pawing the mangled body of one of the family scions. Solving the mystery is no problem-but alas, the evidence keeps disappearing." T... View more info

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Some Buried Caesar

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Jove Books: 1979

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 002681

ISBN: 0515051187

Condition: Good+


Spine, covers a bit creased, spine slanted. Corners bumped, a little rubbing, slight edge wear. A little yellowing but overall an attractive copy. "A car accident strands Wolfe and Archie in the midst of an upstate family feud over $45,000 worth of prize bull-a feud that turns ugly when the beef in question is found pawing the mangled body of one of the family scions. Solving the mystery is no problem-but alas, the evidence keeps disappearing." This book includes the first meeting between Archie Goodwin and Lily Rowan, who will become a fixture in his life through the end of... View more info

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Some Buried Caesar

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1970

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 005331

ISBN: 0511022522

Condition: Fair


Reading copy. Spine creased and slanted, significant edge wear with several chunks missing along edges, covers creased with some soiling, price sticker on back cover, store stamp on front end paper, first few pages have corners curled up. Text is clean and unmarked. A solid reading copy. "A car accident strands Wolfe and Archie in the midst of an upstate family feud over $45,000 worth of prize bull-a feud that turns ugly when the beef in question is found pawing the mangled body of one of the family scions. Solving the mystery is no problem-but alas, the evidence keeps disappearing.&#... View more info

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The Bloodied Ivy

By: Goldsborough, Robert

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001990

ISBN: 0553052810

Condition: Good in Very Good dust jacket


Corners slightly bumped, rear board has separated from book, exposing webbing. Jacket is priced clipped with slight edge wear. Robert Goldsborough brings Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin back to life as he continues the series after Rex Stout's death. This is the third of his Nero Wolfe books. He was a man a lot of people hated, even in death. He was Hale Markham, a professor at an upstart New York college, a man infamous for his poisonous jealousy, backstabbing, and character assassination. His death is graded accidental. As Archie pokes about the ivy, Nero Wolfe is ensconced within hi... View more info

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The Bloodied Ivy

By: Goldsborough, Robert

Price: $3.85

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1989

Seller ID: 007880

ISBN: 0553278169

Condition: Very Good+


Corners bumped, slight edge wear, binding tight. Slight tanning but text is clean and unmarked. Offer forms for The Agatha Christie Mystery Collection tipped into center. An attractive copy. Robert Goldsborough brings Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin back to life as he continues the series after Rex Stout's death. This is the third of his Nero Wolfe books. He was a man a lot of people hated, even in death. He was Hale Markham, a professor at an upstart New York college, a man infamous for his poisonous jealousy, backstabbing, and character assassination. His death is graded accidental. ... View more info

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The Bloodied Ivy

By: Goldsborough, Robert

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1988

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 008202

ISBN: 0553052810

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Corners bumped, slight edge wear. Jacket in new Brodart, a little edge wear. An attractive copy. Robert Goldsborough brings Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin back to life as he continues the series after Rex Stout's death. This is the third of his Nero Wolfe books. He was a man a lot of people hated, even in death. He was Hale Markham, a professor at an upstart New York college, a man infamous for his poisonous jealousy, backstabbing, and character assassination. His death is graded accidental. As Archie pokes about the ivy, Nero Wolfe is ensconced within his brownstone, professing no int... View more info

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The Bloodied Ivy

By: Goldsborough, Robert

Price: $3.60

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1989

Seller ID: 007801

ISBN: 0553278169

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, slight edge wear, binding tight. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. Offer forms for The Agatha Christie Mystery Collection tipped into center. An attractive copy. Robert Goldsborough brings Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin back to life as he continues the series after Rex Stout's death. This is the third of his Nero Wolfe books. He was a man a lot of people hated, even in death. He was Hale Markham, a professor at an upstart New York college, a man infamous for his poisonous jealousy, backstabbing, and character assassination. His death is graded accidental. A... View more info

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The Broken Vase

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1976

Seller ID: 002122

Condition: Good+


Spine, covers a bit creased, slight spine slant, corners bumped, minor edge wear, some darkening, a few pages with creased corners. Some yellowing but text is clean and unmarked.. One of Stout's Tecumseh Fox mystery series. "After a disastrous debut in Carnegie Hall, Jan Tusar walked off the concert stage, put down his violin, wrote a note and put a bullet through his head - in front of witnesses. Then Tusar's violin disappeared and detective Tecumseh Fox knew it had to be murder. Fox had all the suspects on hand, but the clues were leading him nowhere . . . until a stolen Chines... View more info

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The Broken Vase

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.70

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1974

Seller ID: 003251

Condition: Good


Covers a bit creased, primarily along lower edge (bottom right corner of book bent back slightly), corners bumped including a few pages, a little scuffing to front cover, front free end paper is creased at bottom right corner. A little but text is clean and unmarked. A fairly tight, attractive copy. One of Stout's Tecumseh Fox mystery series. "After a disastrous debut in Carnegie Hall, Jan Tusar walked off the concert stage, put down his violin, wrote a note and put a bullet through his head - in front of witnesses. Then Tusar's violin disappeared and detective Tecumseh Fox knew ... View more info

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The Broken Vase

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $27.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1941

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 004597

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Ex-library with pocket inside cover and glue marks on front end paper. Handmade blank jacket in wraps. Spine slanted, backstrip frayed and torn along hinges, corners bumped, moderate edge wear and some chipping. Spine shaken, craked in a couple places, hinges weak. Edges browned but text is clean and unmarked. Reading copy. One of Stout's Tecumseh Fox mystery series. "After a disastrous debut in Carnegie Hall, Jan Tusar walked off the concert stage, put down his violin, wrote a note and put a bullet through his head - in front of witnesses. Then Tusar's violin disappeared and det... View more info

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The Doorbell Rang

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $7.45

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1965

Seller ID: 000475

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Slight shelf wear, but a clean, tight attractive volume. Possible book club edition. "A very rich woman comes to Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin, claiming that she is being harrassed by the FBI. She reports that agents are following her and members of her family, her wires are being tapped, and her privacy is being otherwise invaded. She demands that Wolfe help her to find relief and offers him the largest retainer he has ever seen. Wolfe, with some hesitation, takes the case and quickly encounters a murder about which members of the FBI may know more than is apparent. He also soon finds... View more info

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The Doorbell Rang

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1965

Seller ID: 000691

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Ex-library with usual markings and stamps. Spine chipped at top and bottom and shelf-cocked, corners bumped, some shelf wear. Boards show some darkening. "A very rich woman comes to Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin, claiming that she is being harrassed by the FBI. She reports that agents are following her and members of her family, her wires are being tapped, and her privacy is being otherwise invaded. She demands that Wolfe help her to find relief and offers him the largest retainer he has ever seen. Wolfe, with some hesitation, takes the case and quickly encounters a murder about which ... View more info