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Knots and Crosses by RANKIN IAN - Signed First Edition - 1987 - from James M Pickard, ABA, ILAB, PBFA. (SKU: 355490716926)

Knots and Crosses

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Knots and Crosses

by RANKIN IAN

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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ISBN 10
0370310578
ISBN 13
9780370310572
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London: Bodley Head, 1987. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. Signed by Author. First UK Edition. Publisher's original red cloth, lettered gilt at the spine. Crime fiction featuring Detective Inspector John Rebus - his first appearance. No inscriptions, not price-clipped. ISBN: 0370310578. A fine copy (usual very slight toning to edges of paper, almost inevitable - due to the cheap paper) in a D/W that is in near fine condition with the red spine lettering very slightly faded to a mid-pink. SIGNED & DOODLED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE TITLE PAGE.

Synopsis

Knots and Crosses is a 1987 crime novel by Ian Rankin. It is the first of the Inspector Rebus novels. It was written while Rankin was a postgraduate student at the University of Edinburgh. In the introduction to this novel, Rankin states that Rebus lives directly opposite the window in Marchmont that he looked out of while writing the book.

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Bookseller
James M Pickard, ABA, ILAB, PBFA. GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
355490716926
Title
Knots and Crosses
Author
RANKIN IAN
Format/binding
Hard Cover
Book condition
Used
Jacket condition
Dust Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0370310578
ISBN 13
9780370310572
Publisher
Bodley Head
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1987

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James M Pickard, ABA, ILAB, PBFA.

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About James M Pickard, ABA, ILAB, PBFA.

James M Pickard (Rare Books) is proud to be a full member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association (ABA), the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and The Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association (PBFA).

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