How Like a God

by Stout, Rex

In 1929, Stout wrote his first published book How Like a God, an unusual psychological story told in the second person, in a man's mind as he walks up several flights of stairs. 

First Edition Identification and Notes

Published in 1929 by Vanguard Press, which Rex Stout helped to found. First editions have original purple cloth, titles and decoration to spine gilt, top dark green and a blue, white and black pictoral dust jacket with multiple faces and a man standing in the middle. 

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How Like a God.

by STOUT, Rex.

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Peter Harrington
Published
1929
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New York: The Vanguard Press,, 1929. Octavo. Original purple cloth, titles and decoration to spine gilt, top dark green. With the pictorial dust jacket. Cloth slightly faded at extremities. An excellent copy in a slightly rubbed and chipped jacket. First edition, first printing, of the author's psychological mystery, a story told in the second person, in a man's… Read more
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HOW LIKE A GOD

by Stout, Rex

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FIRST
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VANGUARD Very Good. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. Townsend A5. Advance publisher's copy with "Discussion Copy" stamped on front boards and printed across front panel of the dustjacket. Rear panel has an explanation titled "Why a discussion copy" in hand made slipcase. FIRST.
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How Like a God

by STOUT, Rex

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Published
1929
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fine
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First
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New York: Vanguard, 1929. First. hardcover. fine. 8vo, handsomely re-bound in full brown crushed morocco with raised bands. New York: Vanguard, 1929. First Edition. Attractive copy of Stout's uncommon first book.
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How Like a God.

by STOUT, Rex.

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Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books
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1929.
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Purple cloth sunned at spine and edges as usual; else a very good copy. The jacket has some professional internal repairs with
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First edition.
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New York:: The Vanguard Press,, 1929.. First edition.. publisher's cloth in dust jacket.. Purple cloth sunned at spine and edges as usual; else a very good copy. The jacket has some professional internal repairs with Japanese tisue, and is lacking the lower three inches of the spine. . 8vo,.
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How Like A God

by Rex Stout

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Last Exit Books
Published
1929
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Good+
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E-01: The Vanguard Press. Good+. 1929. Hardcover. Hardcover. 8vo. The Vanguard Press. 1929. 313 pgs. First Edition/First Printing. Facsimile DJ in excellent shape. Bound in maroon boards with gilt titles and gilt design to the spine. Boards have wear present to the extremities of the boards (spine is faded and boards are faded at the board… Read more
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How Like a God

by Stout, Rex

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Trilby & Co. Books
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1929
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Very Good -
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First Edition
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Vanguard Press, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good -/FACSIMILE Near Fine. First printing with no history on copyright page. The volume has a light bump on the edge of the front panel as well as bumps on the spine ends. The spine and perimeters are sunned (heavily so on the spine and top of the rear… Read more
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How Like A God

by Stout, Rex

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1929
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Good
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First Edition
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New York: The Vanguard Press, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First edition, first printing. Good, with heavy fading to cloth at spine and unevenly to covers, light lean to binding, erased pencil notations to front free end paper. Lacking the dust jacket. The author's first published book, published by The Vanguard Press, which Stout helped found.
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How Like A God

by Rex Stout

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Chris Stephens
Published
1929
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Good
Edition
Firat
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Dust jacket have small tare
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HOW LIKE A GOD

by STOUT, REX

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JOHN LUTSCHAK BOOKS
Published
PUB 1929
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NEW YORK NY: VANGUARD PRESS (THE). FINE IN A VG D.J.. PUB 1929. HARDCOVER. ISBN: THIS IS THE 1947 RESET REISSUE OF THE AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. BOOK IS FINE WITHOUT ANY MARKS TO THE BINDING OR THE TEXT. D.J. ISVERY NICE WITH CORNERS LIGHTLY WORN, SHALLOW CHIPPING (NOT AFFECTINGTITLES.) TO THE ENDS OF THE SPINE PANEL, A FEW EDGE… Read more
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How Like A God

by Stout, Rex

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Published
1929
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Good
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First edition
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New York: Vanguard Press, 1929. First edition. Hardcover. Good. First edition of the AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Violet cloth, 313 pp. Good, sunned about the edges and spine strip, previous owner's name and address front pastedown. No dust jacket.
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How like a God

by Stout, Rex

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Oddfellow's Fine Books and Col
Published
1929
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Very Good in New dust jacket
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First Edition; First Printing
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New York: The Vanguard Press. Very Good in New dust jacket. 1929. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Spine sun toned. Covers also toned around the edges with a bit of light wear. Internally, a clean, tight copy. Facsimile dust jacket is in as new condition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 313 pages .
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LETTERS FROM A LITTLE GIRL ADDICT

by Stewart, rae

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Graham Holroyd Books
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1990 first edition
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holloway house, 1990 first edition. 337-8 near fine paperback,
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How Like a God

by Stout, Rex

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1931
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Fair
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1st Edition
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Morley & Mitchell Kennerley, 1931. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. the original green boards are worn and marked. the book has no inscriptions. the front end page is a little darkened. the binding is excellent if a touch cocked.. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services.
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How Like A God

by Stout Rex

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ThriftBooks
Published
1963
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Good
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Pyramid Books, 1963. Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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Baby Perpetua and Other Stories

by Millicent Dillon

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Published
1971
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Viking, 1971. Inscribed and Signed by the author. First Edition. Near Fine book in a Good dust jacket.
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How Like A God

by Stout, Rex

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Bookworks
Published
1961
Condition
Good
Edition
Reprint
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New York: Pyramid Books, 1961. Reprint of Stout's first novel, of an obsessive psychotic. Pocket-sized paperback, Pyramid R588. Light wear, internal foxing, pages & interior covers tanned, ink name. Text clean.. Reprint. Paperback. Good. 4¼" by 7".
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How Like a God

by Stout, Rex

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Orielis' Books
Published
1969
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Good
Edition
Third Printing
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9780511020704
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New York: Pyramid Books. Good. 1969. Third Printing. Mass Market Paperback. 0511020708 . Spine slightly slanted, well creased, some edge wear, cover creasing and scuffing, owner's name stamped on all three edges. Interior clean and unmarked. A solid reading copy. ; Pyramid N-2070.; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 251 pages; Originally published in 1929 by Vanguard Press,… Read more
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How Like a God

by Stout, Rex; Rex Stout

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Poplar Bluff Municipal Library
Published
1969 (1929)
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Good-
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3rd printing
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HOW LIKE A GOD

by Stout, Rex

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Karen Wickliff - Books
Published
1969
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Good +
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Pyramid Books, 1969. 251pp. Mass market pb, G+, light rubbing along edges, Third Printing, Novel of a sexual psychotic, his strange marriage, abnormal obsessions and his dark desires, . Mass Market Paperback. Good +.
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THE WILD NIGHT COMPANY, IRISH TALES OF TERROR

by Haining, peter

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Graham Holroyd Books
Published
first edition 1971
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sphere, first edition 1971. looks fine, unread, but some splash marks inside paperback,
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