Description

    Rex Stout. Too Many Cooks. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, [1938]. First edition. Octavo (7.625 x 5.25 inches; 194 x 133 mm.). [vi], 278, [279], [280-282, blank] [281]-303, [1, blank] pages (note: last twelve leaves the publisher's inserted list of recipes on blue paper stock). Publisher's red cloth, spine and front board lettered and stamped (outlining text) in black; top edge stained black; in original dust jacket. Gentle spine lean; small blister to front board near lower corner; corners and spine ends very lightly worn. Endpapers discolored at hinges from binding glue. Dust jacket edge somewhat worn with light chipping at fold edges; spine panel faintly dulled; rear panel lightly soiled with a series of dark marks near the joint fold; front flap fold with a couple short closed tears, one covered by a tape repair. Very good. The fifth Nero Wolfe mystery. Townsend A16b. From the KoKo Collection.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books - Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2017
    14th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 95

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $250,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $250,000 and $2,500,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,500,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 June 9 The Glen Swanson Collection of Indian War Relics, Including Little Big Horn Legends of the West - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The pre and post sales experience was wonderful and flawless. Heritage has the best in-house operation I have ever seen and their people are not only professional but fun to work with, especially Steve C.

    As for Heritage's online system… Yes the interface is more complex than what we are used to with SAN but what is behind that interface is amazing for sellers and buyers alike. It is real time and for a real serious auction buyer there is nothing better in the auction industry, bar none.
    Ron Cipolla,
    AZ
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 10 Space Exploration - Dallas
    2017 November 10 Space Exploration - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $852,131