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Knots and Crosses by  Ian Rankin - Signed First Edition - 1987 - from curtis paul books inc. (SKU: 23712)

Knots and Crosses

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Knots and Crosses

by Rankin, Ian

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
ISBN 10
0385243073
ISBN 13
9780385243070
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Doubleday. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. Black cloth stated first American edition inscribed to title page by Rankin with doodle. Slight bump/ridge to spine head and slight push to spine foot, very faint trace of rubbing to points else square, tight and unmarked. The DJ in mylar has two short closed tears and some creasing to rear panel corner and trace of soil. ; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; Signed by Author .

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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book dealer
curtis paul books inc. US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
23712
Title
Knots and Crosses
Author
Rankin, Ian
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0385243073
ISBN 13
9780385243070
Publisher
Doubleday
Place of Publication
Ny
Date Published
1987

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