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The Golden Spiders

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1953

Edition: Likely First Edition

Seller ID: 003902

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Corners bumped, moderate edge wear, chipping, some soiling to boards. Some browning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "A new kind of criminal. . . . A new kind of crime . . . A new kind of client . . . Nero Wolfe risks Archie's neck in pursuit of the mysterious wearer of the Golden Spiders -- and a vicious killer who murders souls as well as bodies. "; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

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The Golden Spiders

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1989

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 007884

ISBN: 0553277804

Condition: Very Good-


Spine somewhat creased, rolled, minor edge wear, a little chipping at top and base of spine. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "Incredibly brilliant Nero Wolfe, lover of fine food and prize orchids, is famous for his genius at detection. He is also famous for his wealthy clients and extremely high fees. So why has Wolfe accepted a case for $4.30? And why have the last two people to hire him been ruthlessly murdered? While his confidential... View more info

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The Golden Spiders

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1969

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 8629

Condition: Good+


Spine a little slanted and creased, corners bumped, minor edge wear, rubbing, and soiling, light reading crease. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. ; Bantam F3991. ; Nero Wolfe; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 150 pages; "Incredibly brilliant Nero Wolfe, lover of fine food and prize orchids, is famous for his genius at detection. He is also famous for his wealthy clients and extremely high fees. So why has Wolfe accepted a case for $4.30? And why have t... View more info

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The Hand in the Glove

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $5.45

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1973

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 008232

ISBN: 0515030252

Condition: Good


Ex-library with all the usual markings. Rebound by library with sturdy cloth boards, some cover wear. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid reading copy. In a departure from Nero Wolfe, this mystery features Dol Bonner, a private investigator with her own agency. She goes on to make at least one appearance in a later Nero Wolfe story. "Dol Bonner's methods were unorthodox - it's certainly unusual to use a pistol as a lie detector - but they h... View more info

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The Hand in the Glove (A Green Door Mystery)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1968

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 007887

Condition: Good


Pyramid X1923, 190 pp. minor edge wear, corners bent, some paper lifts to front cover. Pages a bit tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. In a departure from Nero Wolfe, this mystery features Dol Bonner, a private investigator with her own agency. She goes on to make at least one appearance in a later Nero Wolfe story. "Dol Bonner's methods were unorthodox - it's certainly unusual to use a pistol as a lie detector - but they had led her ... View more info

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The League of Frightened Men

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The American Mercury: 1941

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 004146

Condition: Good


Corners bumped, moderate edge wear esp. along spine. Top and base of spine have a little chipping and small tears to front cover along edge of spine. There is a bit of a curve to the book, and one can distinguish a slight gap at the spine between each of the four gatherings. This is a Mercury Mystery reprint of the original book, published by Lawrence E. Spivak, Mercury Book No. 48 probably in 1941. It was abridged for this edition. There is an advertisement page for a n... View more info

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The League of Frightened Men

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1976

Seller ID: 007799

ISBN: 0515041432

Condition: Very Good


Pyramid V4143, 207 pp. Reading crease, a little edge wear and rubbing, small crease across back top corner. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "There is no mystery, but Andrew Hibbard offers Nero Wolfe five hundred dollars a week. There is no proof of murder, yet two men have died and thirty more including bankers, lawyers, doctors, professors and salesmen, have been threatened. There is no doubt of who is guilty - he has published his conf... View more info

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The League of Frightened Men

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1976

Seller ID: 008230

ISBN: 0515041432

Condition: Good


Pyramid V4143, 207 pp. Some edge wear, reading crease, cover wear and speckling. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. "There is no mystery, but Andrew Hibbard offers Nero Wolfe five hundred dollars a week. There is no proof of murder, yet two men have died and thirty more including bankers, lawyers, doctors, professors and salesmen, have been threatened. There is no doubt of who is guilty - he has published his confession and circulat... View more info

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The League of Frightened Men [Large Print]

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, G K Hall & Co: 1981

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 007800

ISBN: 0816132259

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Black cloth with copper lettering, 495 pp. Corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, owner's name on front end paper. Jacket in new Brodart, some edge wear and a little chipping. Interior bright and clean. An attractive copy of this large print edition. "There is no mystery, but Andrew Hibbard offers Nero Wolfe five hundred dollars a week. There is no proof of murder, yet two men have died and thirty more including bankers, lawyers, doctors, professors and ... View more info

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The Mother Hunt

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.90

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1970

Seller ID: 007718

ISBN: 0553044680

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, binding fairly tight. Date stamped on top edge but no other stamps or markings. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "Before he died, Richard Valdon had made a lot of scenes. Nobody could deny it, above all his beautiful young wife. Now it was Nero Wolfe's task to retrace the famous novelist's long line of love affairs and come up with a missing mother -- and a murderer."; 6¾" - 7¾"... View more info

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The Mother Hunt

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $16.75

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1963

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 007030

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Dark blue boards, orangish spine with blue lettering, 182 pp. Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear. Jacket in new Brodart, spine sunned, slight edge wear, a little rubbing and darkening. A nice copy. "Before he died, Richard Valdon had made a lot of scenes. Nobody could deny it, above all his beautiful young wife. Now it was Nero Wolfe's task to retrace the famous novelist's long line of love affairs and come up with a missing mother -- and ... View more info

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The Mother Hunt

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $10.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 1963

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 007031

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Ex-library with typical markings, stamps, pocket on front end paper. Beige cloth with blue and red safety pins on front board, spine is blue and red with stencil type lettering. Spine slanted, corners a bit chipped, a little edge wear, a little soiling. Tape residue on boards where the (now missing) jacket was attached. Interior is bright and clean with no markings. A solid copy. "Before he died, Richard Valdon had made a lot of scenes. Nobody could deny it, abov... View more info

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The Mountain Cat Murders

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1964

Seller ID: 005677

Condition: Very Good


Dell 5849, 224 pp. Slight spine slant, corners bumped, slight edge wear with a little chipping at base of spine, owner's name on front end paper. A little browning but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. "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... View more info

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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... 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 ... View more info

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The Nero Wolfe Primer (And be a Villain, Black Orchids, Champagne for One) A Mystery Guild Lost Classics Omnibus

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Mystery Guild: 2002

Seller ID: 8552

ISBN: 0739420100

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Black boards with silver lettering, 451 pp. Corners bumped, slight edge wear. Jacket in new Brodart, slight edge wear and rubbing. An attractive copy. ; Unlike other Nero Wolfe omnibuses, this was created by The Mystery Guild. It is stated to introduce an exclusive series - Mystery Guild Lost Classics Omnibus, which consists of three Nero Wolfe books - And Be a Villain, Black Orchids, and Champagne for One. ; Nero Wolfe; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; 451 pages;... 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, th... View more info

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The Red Box

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007802

Condition: Good


Pyramid T-2301, 189 pp. Spine somewhat creased, rolled, minor edge wear and chipping, some chipping at base of spine, tape reinforcing top and base of spine. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. "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 ow... 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 cr... 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 int... View more info