And Be a Villain

by Stout, Rex

And Be a Villain (British title More Deaths Than One) is a Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout, first published by the Viking Press in 1948. The story was collected in the omnibus volumes Full House (Viking 1961) and Triple Zeck (Viking 1974).

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AND BE A VILLAIN

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1948
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New York: The Viking Press, 1948. First edition. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with a touch of shelf wear. A lovely copy. (23385). Octavo, boards. The thirteenth Nero Wolfe mystery. The first of three novels that feature Nero's criminal nemesis Zeck. "Zeck is a modern 'Napolean of Crime,' and his confrontation with Wolfe… Read more
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1948
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New York: The Viking Press, 1948. First edition. Upper corners a touched bumped, a fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket with a touch of shelf wear and two light spots to upper spine panel at rear fold. (23449). Octavo, boards. The thirteenth Nero Wolfe mystery. The first of three novels that feature Nero's criminal… Read more
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1948
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And be a Villain

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1948
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New York: The Viking Press, 1948. First Edition. Octavo. Firs printing. 216pp.Nero and Archie, with expert nonchalance investigate the strange doings of a lady broadcaster, a racetrack oracle and a mathematical wizard. Bound in gray cloth lettered in red with green rule above title, spine lettering red with green rule, one corner only slightly bumped. A very nice copy… Read more
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1948
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New York: The Viking Press, 1948. First edition. A nearly fine copy in a very good dust jacket with light rubbing mainly to edges and corners, slight color fade to spine panel. (18594). Octavo, boards. A Nero Wolfe mystery novel, the first of three to feature master villain, Arnold Zeck. "...can stand by itself as… Read more
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1948
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1948
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AND BE A VILLAIN

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1948
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And Be A Villain: A Nero Wolf Novel

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September, 1948
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Name inscribed FLEP, medium toning, else content appears as unread and unblemished with very good, blue, cloth covered boards displaying minimal surface/edge wear, as shown.Madeline Fraser, radio talk show host extraordinaire, had a natural dread of dead air. So when one of her on-air guests signed off at the mike after drinking… Read more
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And Be a Villain (A Nero Wolfe Mystery Book 13)

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1948
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by Stout, Rex

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And Be a Villain

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1994
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Random House Publishing Group, 1994. Paperback. Good. Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Eighth printing. Shelf and handling wear to cover and binding, with general signs of previous use. 1975 printing; Collectible vintage paperback in good condition with no markings in text; Stored and… Read more
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And be a Villain

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1948
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NY: Viking. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. Green hardcover titled in red, red topstain. First edition. Pages lightly toned, slight spine cant, slight flare to board, PO stamp to ffep. Firm binding/hinges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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And Be a Villain

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And Be a Villain (A Nero Wolfe Mystery Book 13)

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And Be a Villain

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And Be a Villain

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1994
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And Be A Villain

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1948
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New York City: The Viking Press, 1948. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 216 Pp. Grey Cloth Lettered In Green. Book Club Edition, Sttaing "First Published By The Viking Press In September 1948". Book Near Fine But Pages Browned. Dust Jacket With Light Wear, A Few Short Tars And Minute Losses At Edges.
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1948
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And Be A Villain

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And Be A Villain

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And Be a Villain (Crime Line) (Crime Line)

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And Be A Villain (A Nero Wolfe Mystery)

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And Be a Villain.

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1948
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1994
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New York: Bantam Crimeline Books. Near Fine. 1994. Mass Market Paperback. No spine crease. Introduction by Maan Meyers . 0.76 x 6.93 x 4.23 Inches. 256 pages. A Nero Wolf Mystery, No. 13. Radio talk show host Madeline Fraser's fear of dead air becomes literal when a guest keels over after drinking a glass of her sponsor's… Read more
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