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The Mountain Cat Murders

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1993

Seller ID: 008123

ISBN: 0553258796

Condition: Good


Spine slanted, creased, minor edge wear, chipping, a little soiling. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. New introduction by Karen Kijewski and Bantam's World of Rex Stout feature includes a copy of the 1951 newspaper article announcing Stout's election as president of the Author's League of America "Glamorous, fabulously wealthy Wynne Cowles had a nickname that tailed her wherever she swung. She was called the Mountain Cat, some said because of her feline beauty, and others because of her ravenous appetite for pleasure. Now Wynne was back at the mountain r... View more info

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The Nero Wolfe Omnibus - The Red Box / The League of Frightened Men

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Mattituck, NY, Ameron House: 1995

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 008068

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Navy boards, gold lettering, 378 pp. Spine slightly cocked, corners bumped, slight edge wear. Interior bright and clean. An attractive copy. This is a limited (80 copies) edition reprint of the very first Nero Wolfe omnibus (World Publishing, 1944), containing the novels The Red Box and The League of Frightened Men. The Red Box: "A beautiful model who should have been watching her figure never dreamed that one little piece of candy could kill her. But it did. And her untimely death put Nero Wolfe in line for the supreme insult of his career -- another murder, right ... View more info

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The President Vanishes

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1976

Edition: 27th Edition; 6th Pyramid printing

Seller ID: 8373

ISBN: 0515031739

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, binding fairly tight. A little tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; Pyramid V3173; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 203 pages; Originally published anonymously, this was Stout's last novel before he introduced Nero Wolfe. "President kidnapped! "Washington was in the grip of hysteria and treason - the Vice President was a virtual prisoner, the Army threatened revolt . . . Hour by hour, the country reeled toward disaster. And the entire burden of the search for the President rested on Secret Service Agent Chick ... View more info

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The Red Box

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1984

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 8801

ISBN: 0553249193

Condition: Good+


Spine slightly creased, minor edge wear and darkening. Black line on bottom edge. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; Post card advert for The Agatha Christie Mystery Collection tipped in to center of book. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 189 pages; "A beautiful model who should have been watching her figure never dreamed that one little piece of candy could kill her. But it did. And her untimely death put Nero Wolfe in line for the supreme insult of his career -- another murder, right in his own home. He had to solve the case to save his pride. But ... View more info

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The Red Box

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $11.75

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1966

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 8802

Condition: Good


Spine slanted, creased, minor edge wear and chipping, minor creasing and rubbing to covers, 3/4" dark strip along top of front cover, price on front end paper. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. ; Pyramid R1364, 189 pp. 2nd printing. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 189 pages; "A beautiful model who should have been watching her figure never dreamed that one little piece of candy could kill her. But it did. And her untimely death put Nero Wolfe in line for the supreme insult of his career -- another murder, right in his own home. He had to solve ... View more info

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The Red Bull (originally Published as 'Some Buried Caesar') (abridged)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1945

Edition: Mapback Edition

Seller ID: 008135

Condition: Good


Dell Mapback #70, 240 pp. Originally published in The American Magazine (1938) as The Red Bull (abridged), and first published in book form as Some Buried Caesar (Farrar and Rinehart, 1939). The mapback edition appears to be an abridgement of the novel. Stiff cardboard covers with a crease down both front and back cover, spine slanted, some edge wear and chipping, a couple spots where the cover is starting to peel. Leading edge of p. 33 has creasing and chipping. Pages are tanned but text is clean and unmarked. Back cover shows a map of the murder scene. Overall, a ... View more info

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The Rubber Band

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1986

Seller ID: 008207

ISBN: 0553255509

Condition: Fair


Spine slanted, creased, some edge wear and creasing to covers, back cover scraped in a couple places. Some dampstaining to last half of text, some tanning, text is clear and unmarked. A solid reading copy. "Anthony D. Perry, the tycoon director of the Metropolitan Trust Company, is one of Nero Wolfe's best clients. When $30,000 is stolen from the office of the senior vice-president of his corporation, Perry runs to the master sleuth for help. But Wolfe has no intention of discussing the event as it is the hour of his 'prescribed exercise' . . . throwing darts and tending to his 10,000 ... View more info

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The Rubber Band

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1982

Seller ID: 007803

ISBN: 0553204866

Condition: Good


Spine a bit creased, rolled, a little edge wear and rubbing, reading crease, some soiling to front cover. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. "Anthony D. Perry, the tycoon director of the Metropolitan Trust Company, is one of Nero Wolfe's best clients. When $30,000 is stolen from the office of the senior vice-president of his corporation, Perry runs to the master sleuth for help. But Wolfe has no intention of discussing the event as it is the hour of his 'prescribed exercise' . . . throwing darts and tending to his 10,000 rare orchids. "This leaves Archi... View more info

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The Rubber Band

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $9.75

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1982

Seller ID: 007318

ISBN: 0553204866

Condition: Very Good


Spine a bit rolled, slight edge wear and rubbing, reading crease. Pages somewhat tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "Anthony D. Perry, the tycoon director of the Metropolitan Trust Company, is one of Nero Wolfe's best clients. When $30,000 is stolen from the office of the senior vice-president of his corporation, Perry runs to the master sleuth for help. But Wolfe has no intention of discussing the event as it is the hour of his 'prescribed exercise' . . . throwing darts and tending to his 10,000 rare orchids. "This leaves Archie Goodwin to do the legwork. Cla... View more info

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The Rubber Band

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Triangle Books: 1940

Edition: Twentieth Edition

Seller ID: 008082

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Brown cloth, green lettering, 302 pp., no dust jacket. Spine a bit sunned, corners a bit worn, minor edge wear especially to top and base of spine, book plate on half title page. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "Anthony D. Perry, the tycoon director of the Metropolitan Trust Company, is one of Nero Wolfe's best clients. When $30,000 is stolen from the office of the senior vice-president of his corporation, Perry runs to the master sleuth for help. But Wolfe has no intention of discussing the event as it is the hour of his 'prescribed exercise' . . . throwing d... View more info

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The Second Confession

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1975

Edition: New Bantam Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 8804

Condition: Good+


Spine slanted, somewhat creased, light reading crease, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, owner's name on front end paper. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 197 pages; "A missing membership card, a machine-gunning mobster, Nero Wolfe asking Archie Goodwin to seduce a lovely young lady? It can't be true, but when murder strikes Archie's rival, Wolfe takes the case." "The latest adventures of the famous orchid-growing beer-drinking, self-proclaimed genius, Nero Wolfe, are more exciting, more v... View more info

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The Second Confession

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.45

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1995

Seller ID: 002352

ISBN: 0553245945

Condition: Very Good+


Spine slightly creased, slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear. A bright, attractive copy. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; Introduction by William G. Tapply. "A missing membership card, a machine-gunning mobster, Nero Wolfe asking Archie Goodwin to seduce a lovely young lady? It can't be true, but when murder strikes Archie's rival, Wolfe takes the case." "The latest adventures of the famous orchid-growing beer-drinking, self-proclaimed genius, Nero Wolfe, are more exciting, more violent than ever before. This new, full-length, mystery novel not only gives Nero fu... View more info

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The Second Confession

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $7.75

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1949

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 006057

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted with two 1/8" holes, possibly from a pen or pencil point. Corners bumped, a little edge wear and a bit of rubbing. Rear pastedown partially torn along hinge, exposing some of the webbing. Some browning to edges, text is clean and unmarked. A nice reading copy. ; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; "A missing membership card, a machine-gunning mobster, Nero Wolfe asking Archie Goodwin to seduce a lovely young lady? It can't be true, but when murder strikes Archie's rival, Wolfe takes the case." "The latest adventures of the famous orchid-growing beer-drinki... View more info

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The Silent Speaker

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1994

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 002228

ISBN: 0553234978

Condition: Good


Spine somewhat slanted and creased, corners bumped, slight edgewear, darkening inside covers. A clean, attractive copy. Recently adapted to TV by A&E; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; "When is an after-dinner speaker never boring? When he is murdered before he gets a chance to speak. Cheney Boone from the Bureau of Price Regulation is murdered before addressing the National Industrial Association. Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin unravel the tangled hatreds among those who enforce government regulations, free enterprise advocates, and greedy civil servants to ferret out the killer. " View more info

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The Sound of Murder (Original title: Alphabet Hicks)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Jove Books: 1979

Edition: 1st Jove Printing

Seller ID: 8808

ISBN: 0515052817

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly slanted, a little edge wear and rubbing, small oval dark spot on front cover. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; Original title: Alphabet Hicks. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 190 pages; Alphabet Hicks is back - spelling out some family secrets. "He's the best disbarred lawyer in town. So when the well-heeled East Side brunette wanted a bloodhound on her case, he thought he'd give her - and her check - a whirl. With a fresh suit and a new box of bon bons to boost his strength, he prowled up the heartbreak streets and down th... View more info

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The Sound of Murder (Original title: Alphabet Hicks)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $6.45

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1965

Seller ID: 006465

Condition: Good


Pyramid R-1123. Spine a bit slanted with a couple tears across, some edge wear, corners creased, reading crease, some darkening and scuffing, store stamp on title page. Pages tanned but text clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. "There was positive proof that Judith Dundee was double-crossing her industrialist husband -- and that she'd been involved in a brutal murder. Private detective Alphabet Hicks had the secret that would prove her innocence - but why was he keeping it hidden? Original title: Alphabet Hicks.; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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Three at Wolfe's Door

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1961

Edition: 1st Paperback printing

Seller ID: 8807

Condition: Good+


Spine a bit slanted, slightly creased, minor edge wear and rubbing, some chipping at top and base of spine, small sticker inside front cover. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; Bantam A2276, 154 pp. First paperback printing. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 154 pages; Another threesome of Nero Wolfe, which includes 'Poison a la Carte', 'Method Three for Murder', and 'The Rodeo Murder." The incredibly brilliant Nero Wolfe is the orchid-growing gourmet whose sheer genius at deduction is without peer. But it's a rare crime where the great man himself has ... View more info

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Three at Wolfe's Door

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $5.45

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1968

Seller ID: 005670

Condition: Very Good


154 pp. Spine slightly slanted with a hint of creasing, corners bumped, a little edge wear, reading crease, a little darkening. Some yellowing but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. Another threesome of Nero Wolfe, which includes 'Poison a la Carte', 'Method Three for Murder', and 'The Rodeo Murder." The incredibly brilliant Nero Wolfe is the orchid-growing gourmet whose sheer genius at deduction is without peer. But it's a rare crime where the great man himself has a corpse on his hands. Here in three separate, fascinating cases, propinquity puts murder right under Wolfe's... View more info

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Three Doors to Death

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1995

Seller ID: 007034

ISBN: 0553251279

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly creased, slanted, corners bumped, light reading crease, slight edge wear, small creases across bottom corners, binding fairly tight. Edges yellowed but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "Money is the motive, love the weapon, and murder the crime in three cases for the great detective and his ever-capable assistant . . . There's the case of the couturiere, in which high passion and high fashion march side by side. There's the case of the restaurateur, in which Archie, proving himself as able at deduction as Nero, spots a key clue and master-minds it all by himself.... View more info

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Three Doors to Death

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $2.65

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1995

Seller ID: 007035

ISBN: 0553251279

Condition: Fair


Reading copy. Spine well creased and slanted, moderate edge wear and scuffing, corners creased or chipped, a little chipping along top edge of front cover. Pages browned but text is clean and unmarked. A solid reading copy. "Money is the motive, love the weapon, and murder the crime in three cases for the great detective and his ever-capable assistant . . . There's the case of the couturiere, in which high passion and high fashion march side by side. There's the case of the restaurateur, in which Archie, proving himself as able at deduction as Nero, spots a key clue and master-minds it... View more info