The last Nero Wolfe stories by Rex Stout, published posthumously in 1985.
Always wondered if Stout came up with the title or if it was dreamed up by a bunch of editors in a conference room.
Bantam edition, $3.50.
[This concludes this selection of Stout novels. Will be sharing more of the old hardcovers soon enough…]

The last Nero Wolfe stories by Rex Stout, published posthumously in 1985.

Always wondered if Stout came up with the title or if it was dreamed up by a bunch of editors in a conference room.

Bantam edition, $3.50.

[This concludes this selection of Stout novels. Will be sharing more of the old hardcovers soon enough…]

Weird juxtaposition here. Looks like this bloody rock is walking…
Beautiful moment in this book when Archie looks at a Montana landscape and says, in effect: Yeah, it was beautiful, but I’m not going to waste time describing it.
Death of a Dude, Rex Stout, 1969.
Cover art by Paul Leha, 1984 Bantam edition, $2.95.

Weird juxtaposition here. Looks like this bloody rock is walking…

Beautiful moment in this book when Archie looks at a Montana landscape and says, in effect: Yeah, it was beautiful, but I’m not going to waste time describing it.

Death of a Dude, Rex Stout, 1969.

Cover art by Paul Leha, 1984 Bantam edition, $2.95.

Toss an orchid into any conventional still life mystery cover, and you’ve got a Wolfe novel.
The Father Hunt, 1968, Rex Stout.
Bantam Edition, 1980, $1.95.

Toss an orchid into any conventional still life mystery cover, and you’ve got a Wolfe novel.

The Father Hunt, 1968, Rex Stout.

Bantam Edition, 1980, $1.95.

Stout wrote this one when he was 80 years old.
I swear, I think my parents had the same ugly marble ashtray—but never used it to kill.
Death of a Doxy, Rext Stout, 1966.
Bantam edition, 1972, $1.25.

Stout wrote this one when he was 80 years old.

I swear, I think my parents had the same ugly marble ashtray—but never used it to kill.

Death of a Doxy, Rext Stout, 1966.

Bantam edition, 1972, $1.25.

According to the back copy, in this outing Nero Wolfe “must solve a tantalizing crime in black and white.”
What’s that mean? The Civil Rights-era date is a tip-off: It turns out the victim is white, and her fiance is African American.
A Right to Die, Rex Stout, 1964.
Bantam edition, 1979, $1.95

According to the back copy, in this outing Nero Wolfe “must solve a tantalizing crime in black and white.”

What’s that mean? The Civil Rights-era date is a tip-off: It turns out the victim is white, and her fiance is African American.

A Right to Die, Rex Stout, 1964.

Bantam edition, 1979, $1.95

The world’s first butterfly-and-dynamite-stick bludgeoning!
Trio for Blunt Instruments, Rex Stout, 1964.
1980 Bantam edition, $1.95

The world’s first butterfly-and-dynamite-stick bludgeoning!

Trio for Blunt Instruments, Rex Stout, 1964.

1980 Bantam edition, $1.95

Ladder, garden shovel, baseball‚ all with a silhouette of the big man.
Too Many Clients, Rex Stout, 1960.
Bantam edition, 1986,$2.95.

Ladder, garden shovel, baseball‚ all with a silhouette of the big man.

Too Many Clients, Rex Stout, 1960.

Bantam edition, 1986,$2.95.

Can’t figure out what’s poking out of the curtains in the pram. Is the baby shooting photos with a camera?
Stout used two variants of this title in the 1960s: The Mother Hunt, 1963 and the The Father Hunt, 1968.
Cover art by Eva Cellini, 1985 Bantam edition, $2.25

Can’t figure out what’s poking out of the curtains in the pram. Is the baby shooting photos with a camera?

Stout used two variants of this title in the 1960s: The Mother Hunt, 1963 and the The Father Hunt, 1968.

Cover art by Eva Cellini, 1985 Bantam edition, $2.25

Kindly refrain from drinking poison while playing chess.
Gambit, 1862, Rex Stout.
Bantam edition, 1981, $2.25. 

Kindly refrain from drinking poison while playing chess.

Gambit, 1862, Rex Stout.

Bantam edition, 1981, $2.25. 

The Final Deduction, 1961, Rex Stout.
Bantam edition, 1985, $2.95.

The Final Deduction, 1961, Rex Stout.

Bantam edition, 1985, $2.95.