Robert Erwin Bookseller

Quick Search

Advanced Search
Browse By Category
Auction Catalog
Book Dealer Catalogue
Children's-Young Adult
Limited Edition Club
Literary Criticism
Modern First Edition

View Other Categories


 - 121 items found in your search

Free USPS Media Mail shipping on all titles on our website!! Here are Recent Acquisitions
Murder Gone Minoan., Clason, Clyde B.  (1903-1987)
Murder Gone Minoan.
Clason, Clyde B. (1903-1987)
15.00 USD
Buy Now

The Savage Garden, Mills, Mark
The Savage Garden
Mills, Mark
12.50 USD
Buy Now

Walking After Midnight: A Downtown Mystery., Nusser, Richard.
Walking After Midnight: A Downtown Mystery.
Nusser, Richard.
12.50 USD
Buy Now

The Cruel Fire., Atiyah, Edward (Selim) (1903-1964)
The Cruel Fire.
Atiyah, Edward (Selim) (1903-1964)
12.00 USD
Buy Now

Nobody Here By That Name, MacKenzie, Donald
Nobody Here By That Name
MacKenzie, Donald
10.00 USD
Buy Now

Black Alley, Spillane, Mickey
Black Alley
Spillane, Mickey
10.00 USD
Buy Now

The Shy Tulip Murders, Rothenberg, Rebecca.
The Shy Tulip Murders
Rothenberg, Rebecca.
10.00 USD
Buy Now

One To Count Cadence, Crumley, James
One To Count Cadence
Crumley, James
30.00 USD
Buy Now


Click on Title to view full description

Spence at the Blue Bazaar., Allen, Micheal.
1 Allen, Micheal. Spence at the Blue Bazaar.
New York. Walker & Co. 1979 First American Edition. Hardcover Very Good Good Book Allen's 3rd Detective Chief Superintendent Ben Spence mystery. A nightclub exotic dancer is murdered. Did she know the perpetrator of a previously unsolved crime? Slight spine lean. Dust soil to top edge. Bumps to spine ends. Light toning to end papers. Text clean & bright in solid binding. Jacket edge worn & rubbed with closed tear to top rear corner with chips at spine ends & front corners. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Pebble in the Sky., Asimov, Isaac.
2 Asimov, Isaac. Pebble in the Sky.
Norwalk, CT. The Easton Press. 2013 Hardcover As New Book Black leather binding with gilt titles & decorations. All edges gilt. Raised bands on spine. Silk moire endpapers. Ribbon bookmark. Color frontis. A lovely copy. 
Price: 200.00 USD
Prelude To Foundation., Asimov, Isaac.
3 Asimov, Isaac. Prelude To Foundation.
Norwalk, CT. The Easton Press. 1988 1st Edition Hardcover As New Book Introduction by James Gunn. Illustrated by Vincent DiFate. Blue leather binding with gilt titles & decorations. All edges gilt. Raised bands on spine. Silk moire endpapers. Ribbon bookmark. A lovely copy. 
Price: 200.00 USD
The Cruel Fire., Atiyah, Edward (Selim) (1903-1964)
4 Atiyah, Edward (Selim) (1903-1964) The Cruel Fire.
Garden City, New York Published for The Crime Club by Doubleday & Co. 1962 1st U.S. Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book Book clean & tight in black cloth boards. Light toning starting on end papers. Dust soil to top edge & foxing starting on fore edge. Jacket edge rubbed. No major tears or chips. This is the author's last mystery novel. Set in Lebanon. A miser has wealth but not the love of his wife & children. He also has a terrible secret. 
Price: 12.00 USD
Man in the Dark., Auster, Paul.
5 Auster, Paul. Man in the Dark.
New York. Henry Holt & Co. A Frances Coady Book 1969 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book Signed by the author on the title page beneath his printed name. Black quarter cloth & white paper-wrapped boards. A man recovering from a car accident cannot sleep. In his mind he tries to forget the twin towers & 9/11. Instead he creates another dystopian United States of secession where state after state pulls away from the union and civil war ensues. 
Price: 15.00 USD
In the Dead of Winter., Baker, Abbey Pen ( pseudonym of Rebecca Morean).
6 Baker, Abbey Pen ( pseudonym of Rebecca Morean). In the Dead of Winter.
New York. St. Martin's Press 1994 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Book Book is square, tight & clean. Jacket has rubbing to extremities. The author's first novel. Myrl Adler Norton, daughter of Irene Adler, is a respected professor & is fast becoming a well known consulting detective. During an investigation she discovers that her real father was also a pretty famous consulting detective. 
Price: 15.00 USD
The Wasp Factory., Banks, Iain.
7 Banks, Iain. The Wasp Factory.
Boston Houghton Mifflin Co. 1984 First U.S. Edition. Hardcover Fine Very Good Book First published by in the same year by Macmillan London Limited. Book is square, tight & clean. Black quarter cloth & white paper-wrapped boards. Light rubbing to jacket extremities. No tears or chips. The first novel by the award winning Scottish author. "...combines black comedy, terror, and sensitive understanding as it confronts the horrifying reality of the violence within us all." 
Price: 125.00 USD
Fair Game, Bartram, George (pseudonym of Kenneth M. Cameron)
8 Bartram, George (pseudonym of Kenneth M. Cameron) Fair Game
New York. Macmillan Publsihg Co. 1973 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book Book is square in tight binding. Dust soil to edges. Jacket lightly edge worn. No tears or chips. The author's first mystery novel as George Bartram. " international conspiracy to infiltrate the Swiss banking systerm..." A lethal game of hide-and-seek. 
Price: 10.00 USD
The Birth of the People's Republic of Antarctica., Batchelor, John Calvin.
9 Batchelor, John Calvin. The Birth of the People's Republic of Antarctica.
New York. The Dial Press. 1983 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book A pilgrim's progress of the imagination. Written with apocalyptic wit. 
Price: 12.50 USD
The Blotting Book., Benson, E. F. (1867-1940)
10 Benson, E. F. (1867-1940) The Blotting Book.
New York. Doubleday, Page & Co. 1908 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book Book in brown cloth boards with white titles & two tone decorations on front panel. Light wear to extremities. English author best known for the Mapp & Lucia novels. This is a very clever mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Trent's Last Case., Bentley, E(dmund) C(lerihew) (1875-1956)
11 Bentley, E(dmund) C(lerihew) (1875-1956) Trent's Last Case.
New York. Alfred A Knopf. 1930 Hardcover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Reprint of the author's first and very popular mystery novel. First published in England by Nelson in 1913.Hardcover in black cloth with red titles & decorations. Book is square and tight with bright text. Light soil to top edge. Former owner's bookplate on front pastedown. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Murder at the Royal Oak., Bernhardt, Jean Alexander.
12 Bernhardt, Jean Alexander. Murder at the Royal Oak.
New York. Vantage Press 1992 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book Light rubbing to head of jacket spine & top front edge. The author's debut mystery novel. Set in an English inn in the Cotswolds. There have been three murders in as many days. Enter the redoubtable Miss Bunch. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Inside Out: A Memoir of the Blacklist, Bernstein, Walter
13 Bernstein, Walter Inside Out: A Memoir of the Blacklist
New York. Alfred A. Knopf. 1996 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book Just a tiny nick to head of jacket spine. Signed by the author beneath his printed name on the title page. Witty & intriguing memoir of the blacklist era when his work was attributed to others. The author directed "Fail Safe," "The Molly Maguires," and the Oscar nominated "The Front." 
Price: 20.00 USD
The Tentmaker, Blake, Michelle
14 Blake, Michelle The Tentmaker
New York. G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1999 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Fine Book Faint letter P stamped on front free end paper. The author's debut mystery. Featuring Lily Connor an Episcopal priest. Lily investigates the death of Boston priest who she has been asked to replace. Great characters & gripping suspense. 274 pp. plus author's note & acknowledgments. 
Price: 10.00 USD
The Scarf., Bloch, Robert.
15 Bloch, Robert. The Scarf.
New York. Dial Press. 1947 Hardcover in brown cloth boards. Near Fine Very Good Book Robert Bloch's first novel. "...nerve-shattering story is the portrait of a man who was quite normal except for a few minutes of his entire adult life. What occurred during those crucial ten minutes? And what influence did the red scarf have on his destiny?" Book square, tight & clean. Light toning to page edges starting. Spine ends rubbed. Jacket price clipped with light toning to spine & rear panel. Light edge rubbing. 
Price: 30.00 USD
The Thurtell-Hunt Murder Case: Dark Mirror to Regency England., Borowitz, Albert.
16 Borowitz, Albert. The Thurtell-Hunt Murder Case: Dark Mirror to Regency England.
Baton Rouge and London. Louisiana State University Press. 1987 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book Hardcover in black quarter cloth & paper-wrapped boards. Light dust soil to top edge. Jacket edge rubbed with closed tear near mid-spine. Recounts the famous murder by a naive young man of a gambler who has bilked him. Set in Regency London of 1823. With Acknowledgments, Note on the Regency, Selected Bibliography & Index. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Masquerade in Blue., Brod, D(eborah) C(obban).
17 Brod, D(eborah) C(obban). Masquerade in Blue.
New York. Walker & Co. 1991 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book Book in navy paper-wrapped boards. Bumps to spine ends in both book & jacket. This is the author's 3rd Private Investigator Quint McCauley mystery. Quint should be picking up his girlfriend at the airport when a local reporter calls from jail asking for help. What a choice. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Coffin and the Paper Man, Butler, Gwendoline (1922-2013)
18 Butler, Gwendoline (1922-2013) Coffin and the Paper Man
New York. St. Martin's Press. A Thomas Dunne Book. 1991 First U. S. Edition. Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book Book is square, tight & clean. Slight bump to head of jacket spine. A Detective John Coffin mystery. Set in London's Docklands. An anonymous letter-writer who calls himself "the Paper Man" claims to be a most sought after serial killer. 
Price: 12.00 USD
Three Novels by James M. Cain: The Postman Always Rings Twice, Mildred Pierce, Double Indemnity., Cain, Jame M(allahan) (1892-1977)
19 Cain, Jame M(allahan) (1892-1977) Three Novels by James M. Cain: The Postman Always Rings Twice, Mildred Pierce, Double Indemnity.
New York. International Collectors Library. 1969 First thus. Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket. Book Black faux leather boards with gilt titles & decorations. Ribbon book mark. The author's three best & basis for three classic films noir. With a new introduction by Tom Wolfe. Originally published as "Cain x 3." 
Price: 15.00 USD
Laura., Caspary, Vera.
20 Caspary, Vera. Laura.
Boston Houghton Mifflin Co. 1943 Book Club Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book Text bright. Binding solid. Red top edge. Facsimile dust jacket. Basis for the classic film noir directed by Otto Preminger and starring Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb and Gene Tierney as Laura. This was Vera Caspary's first novel. 
Price: 45.00 USD
  1  2 3 4 5 6 7  NEXT >  

Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by