The Silent Speaker

by Stout, Rex

The Silent Speaker is a Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout, first published by the Viking Press in 1946. It was published just after World War II, and key plot elements reflect the lingering effects of the war: housing shortages and restrictions on consumer goods, including government regulation of prices. The Silent Speaker was Stout's first full-length Nero Wolfe novel since Where There's a Will in 1940.

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The Silent Speaker

by Stout, Rex

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1946
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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Viking Press, 1946. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. A very good first edition inscribed by Rex Stout on the front free endpaper. Very good dust jacket still have original price of $2.50 on front flap. Correct designation of first printing by Viking on copyright page and title page. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.
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The Silent Speaker

by STOUT, REX

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1946
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First Edition. Very good in a good dust jacket with chips and stains. Inscribed by the author a couple of month after publicati
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New York: Viking Press, 1946. First Edition. Very good in a good dust jacket with chips and stains. Inscribed by the author a couple of month after publication; “Dec. 17-1946 - For Elizabeth Rosak - With high esteem and specially warm regards - Rex Stout.”
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Erbe der Macht - DIE HÜTER DER FLAMME: Die neue Art Fantasy zu lesen, Der

by Rosenberg, Joel

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02/1989
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Silent Speaker

by Stout, Rex

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1946-06-01
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9789997524768
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The Silent Speaker

by STOUT, REX

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1946
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First Edition. Very good plus in a dust jacket with minor chips and small interior mends.
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The Silent Speaker

by Stout, Rex

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1947
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London: The Crime Club by Collins Clear-Type Press, 1947. Undetermined. near fine. 1st Edition. 192pp. Small octavo, in publisher's orange boards with black lettering along the spine. Mild bumping to head and base of spine. Faint dust soiling to top of page edges. Illustrated dust jacket, by Pollack, slightly rubbed at the head and base of the spine.… Read more
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The Silent Speaker

by Stout, Rex

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1946
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NY: Viking, 1946. First Edition. hardcover. Four pages have tiny chips missing at the lower corner, else VG+ in a VG Dust Jacket missing a small chip at head of spine and with a two inch closed tear with associated creases at top of front panel. $2.50 price present on jacket flap Nero Wolfe
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THE SILENT SPEAKER

by Stout, Rex

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1946
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New York: The Viking Press, 1946. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Good Plus/Good. Stout's first mystery novel and first featuring legendary New York City private detective Nero Wolfe after the six-year period of World War II; some edgewear, group of small stains on front cover; dustjacket is basically whole but heavily worn and chipped along edges and… Read more
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The Silent Speaker

by STOUT, Rex (1886-1975)

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The Crime Club, Collins, 1947. [Mystery] FIRST UK EDITION. Publisher's orange cloth, light wear, slightly sunned, very good indeed. In dustwrapper, price-clipped, lightly creased, small tears, spine sunned, a few small chips, overall very good. A Nero Wolfe novel. Another case for the eccentric oversized New York armchair detective Nero Wolfe. The mysteries of Rex Stout were cited as… Read more
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The Silent Speaker

by Rex Stout

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1976-01-01
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9780553100679
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The Silent Speaker (Nero Wolfe)

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1994-01-01
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by Stout, Rex

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The Silent Speaker

by Rex Stout

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1947
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1st Edition
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United Kingdom: Collins Crime Club. 192 pages. Private small name and date stamp on slightly browning end paper. On rear of title page is a stamp (approx 4cm x 3cm grid type stamp - not dissimilar to a library stamp) - this is stamp used by the former owner of the book for date and shelving… Read more
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The Silent Speaker

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1994
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The Silent Speaker

by Stout, Rex

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The Silent Speaker

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The Silent Speaker

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1994
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The Silent Speaker: A Nero Wolfe Mystery

by Stout, Rex

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CollectibleAcceptable. 1946 Viking Press 1st edition hardcover, solid and unmarked, no jacket, covers have some age wear, front cover hinge cracked, a fare rare 1st edition copy. We take great pride in accurately describing the condition of our books and media, ship within 48 hours, and offer a 100% money back guarantee. Customers purchasing more than one item… Read more
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The Silent Speaker

by rex stout

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1994
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9780736628372
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The Silent Speaker: A Nero Wolfe Mystery

by Stout, Rex

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1994
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Bantam Books, 1994. First Edition THUS. Paperback. Acceptable. Readable copy. Pages may have considerable notes/highlighting. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.First edition THUS, ninth printing. Cover and binding are worn but intact. A reading copy in fair condition. No extraneous markings. All pages are intact and binding. Damage to spine. Secure… Read more
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Silent Speaker

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The Silent Speaker

by Stout, Rex

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1948
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First Printing
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New York: Bantam Books, 1948. First Printing. Paperback. A Bantam Book 308. Faint crease on front cover, flaking to spine. A good+ copy. A Nero Wolfe mystery. ; Small octavo.
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The Silent Speaker

by Stout,Rex

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Richard Thornton Books
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1947
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First Edition 1st Printing
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London : Collins Crime Club, 1947. First Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo. This is a Very Good Copy of this Book in orange cloth with black title lettering along spine.No Dust-Jacket.This copy has one previous small address label affixed to the front pastedown.The binding is firm with no hinge weakness.The book has had a laminate… Read more
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The King of The Swords

by Michael Moorcock [UK]

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British Granada Books, 1980, 6th printing, rare British heroic fantasy vintage paperback, Corum book #3, wild cover art, nice copy, bright and firm, minor wear and small red ink mark on edges, still solid VG+.
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Crime and Juvenile Delinquency

by Gerald Leinwand

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First book edition. Paperback Original Washington Square Press #47177, 1968, 1st book edition, paperback original, rare US criume teens juvenile delinquent JD vintage paperback, political science and crime, many photos, a serious sociological sutdy, nice copy, bright and firm, minor wear, white pages, thin reading crease at spine, still solid VG+.
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The Silent Speaker

by Stout, Rex (cover art by P.J. Reynolds)

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1964
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London: Panther Books 1618 January 1964 First Panther Paperback Printing ISBN 0-586-00161-8, 1964 VG. Light edgewear, creasing to spine and adjacent to spine, light vertical crease to front cover, otherwise an attractive copy, very clean throughout. Cover art by P.J. Reynolds.
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The Silent Speaker: a corpse talks to Nero Wolfe

by Stout, Rex

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(1948)
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NY: Bantam. G PB. (1948). The fabulour fat detective who would rather do anything than go to work himself. The very beautiful blonde Miss Phoebe Gunther . knows something she isn't telling. Wolfe and his man-of-all-dirty-work Archie Goodwin are trying to find out what the little she has on her mind. Vintage detective. Pages tanned. .
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Les Archives De Jules De Grandin

by Seabury Quinn [French]

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Vintage Paperback Libraurre Des Champs-Elysees #20, 1979, rare French horror pulp vintage paperback, collects 6 classic pulp horror stories of Jules De Grandin, an occult Sherlock Holmes, nice copy, bright and firm, as new, near Fine.
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The Mad God's Amulet

by Michael Moorcock [UK]

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Silent Speaker

by Stout, Rex

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1948
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Bantam Books, 1948. Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket. Used mass-market paperback in G+ condition published by Bantam 308 with 1948 date on copyright page. Unmarked, intact, moderate to heavy age-toned paper, cover shows moderate wear but no tears, spine shift up to 0.25 inch. Spine is creased. Illustrated by Hy Rubin. Complete and unabridged. Accurately described because we… Read more
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The Silent Speaker

by Stout, Rex

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1948
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BANTAM, 1948. Book. Illus. by Hy Rubin. Very Good +. Mass Market Paperback. First Edition/First Printing. A square solid tight carefully read copy. This copy has some moderate rubbing wear, some cover soil, delamination near cover edges, crease to rear cover. #308 THIS COPY IS IN MY POSSESSION AND NORMALLY SHIPS NEXT DAY.
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THE SILENT SPEAKER [A NERO WOLFE MYSTERY]

by Stout, Rex

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1976
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9780553100679
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The Silent Speaker (Nero Wolfe Mysteries)

by Rex Stout

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1994-01-01
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9780553234978
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The Marquis Wins

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1990
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The Silent Speaker

by Rex Stout

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1964
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First Edition
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The Silent Speaker

by Rex Stout

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Fontana, 1970. Paperback. Acceptable. 1970. Second Impression. 192 pages. Pictorial paper cover. Neat, clean, with heavy tanning and foxing to pages and text block edges. Occasional thumbing throughout and mild cracking to front hinge. Paper cover has mild edge wear with light rubbing and creasing. Some light marking and sunning. Book has noticeable forward lean.
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The Silent Speaker (Bantam No. 308)

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1948-01-01
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The Silent Speaker (Nero Wolfe)

by Stout, Rex

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1994-01-01
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9780553234978
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Silent Speaker - Nero Wolfe Mysteries

by Rex Stout

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Borderlands Books
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1/1/1994
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Later Edition
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9780553234978
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The Silent speaker - a Nero Wolfe Mystery

by Stout, Rex

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1967
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Bantam, 1967. Paperback. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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The Silent speaker - a Nero Wolfe Mystery

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1967
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The Silent Speaker (Nero Wolfe)

by Stout, Rex

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1994
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9780553234978
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The Silent Speaker (Nero Wolfe Mysteries)

by Rex Stout

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The Silent Speaker (Nero Wolfe)

by Stout, Rex

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1994-01-01
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9780553234978
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The Silent Speaker

by Rex Stout

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[ Edition: first edition ]. Good Condition. [ No Hassle 30 Day Returns ][ Ships Daily ] [ Underlining/Highlighting: NONE ] [ Writing: NONE ] Publisher: Bantam Books Pub Date: 1/1/1957 Binding: Paperback Pages: 160
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The Silent Speaker (Nero Wolfe)

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1994-01-01
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9780553234978
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The Silent Speaker: A Nero Wolfe Mystery

by Stout, Rex

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UsedGood. Pages are clean with normal wear. May have limited markings &/or highlighting within pages &/or cover. Includes dustjacket, if applicable. May have some wear & creases on the cover. The spine may also have minor wear. Does not come with CD/DVD, if applicable. Access code has been used, if applicable. Does not come with any supplementary materials.… Read more
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THE SILENT SPEAKER

by Stout, Rex

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Published
1953
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1st Thus
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The Silent Speaker

by Rex Stout

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1994
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9780553234978
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The Silent Speaker

by Rex Stout

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1994
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9780553234978
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Random House Publishing Group, 1994. Mass Market Paperback. Good. Former library book; 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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