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. 

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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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1929
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NY: The Vanguard Press, 1929. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 1929 Vanguard Press True First Edition of Stout's FIRST novel. Included is a ***SIGNED LETTER*** by Rex Stout from August 20, 1973. As the Chairman of the Membership Committee, Rex sent out an invite to poet and Village Voice columnist Joel Oppenheimer to join… Read more about this item
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1947
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This used hardbound book is missing the dust jacket. It does have a clear plastic jacket. Pages from the paste down page to page 220 is yellowed from age. The other pages are white. The pages are free of any marks. The binding holds all pages intact. The Boards do show some wear and mild faing which shows up in… Read more about this item
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1929
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New York: The Vanguard Press, 1929. First Edition. Very Good/Good. Octavo, 313 pages; publisher's purple cloth fading at edges; light wear at spine ends. Pictorial dust jacket, with $2.50 price on front flap. INSCRIBED on ffep thus: "December 19 - 1929 / To Elsie - with more love / probably than she wants - / Rex Stout" -… Read more about this item
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1961
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Pyramid, 1961. paperback. Mass market paperback, VG in wraps. Pyramid N-2070, 3rd printing August 1969. The author's first book is an "extraordinarily brilliant novel of a sexual psychotic - his strange marriage, abnormal obsessions and dark desires." Originally published in 1929
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NY: Lion Books, 1955. Mass market paperback. Very good. Mass market paperback. First Printing. Wraps a bit rubbed and darkened with a light crease to the bottom front corner, slight spine lean, else a very good, tightly bound example.
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1955
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N.Y.: Lion Library, 1955. 1st printing, April 1955. Lion Library #LL23, Vintage Paperback [.35 cover price]. Lightly soiled at spine else a near fine, bright, tight, square copy of a difficult title to find. "The novel takes place as a tortured, self-examinitory reminiscence of Bill's life as he mounts the stairs with a pistol to murder one… Read more about this item
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1955
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NY: Lion Library. VG. 1955. 1st Printing. Paperback. Lion Library #LL23, 1955. First printing. Very Good condition. Slight spine lean. Rubbing along the spine edges. Creasing along the spine. R ubs to the corners. There is a 1" and a 3" diagonal crease at the rear cover's upper left corner. Age toning to the pages. .
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London: Morley & Mitchell Kennerley, 1931. First U.K. Edition. 1st Impression. Octavo (19cm.); green boards titled in blue on title and spine; purple topstain; 367pp.; spine ends are pushed; rubbing to spine / lettering begining to fade; some finger soiling to covers; bit of foxing to endpapers; Very Good+, lacking the dustjacket. This is an account of… Read more about this item
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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 about this item
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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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New York (1947): The Vanguard Press. First Edition. Very Good/Very Good-. Octavo, 313 pages; owner name and date on FEP; dust jacket is price-clipped and has a 1 inch loss at lower rear panel. This is the 1947 re-issue.
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VANGUARD Book. Fine. Hardcover. FIRST. 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.
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Pyramid Books, 1963. Paperback. Acceptable. Readable copy. Pages may have considerable notes/highlighting. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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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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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.<br/><br/> Attractive copy of Stout's uncommon first book.<br/><br/>
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E-001: 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 about this item
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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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Vanguard Press. Collectible - Acceptable. New York: Vanguard Press, 1929. 1st edition. 12mo hardcover. 313pp. Fair book. No dust jacket. Spine and boards sunned. Slight dampstaining on rear board. Front endpage missing. (Families, Indiana, Mystery) Inquire if you need further information.
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