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Knots and Crosses by  Ian Rankin - First American Edition - 1987 - from Curious Book Shop (SKU: 14281)

Knots and Crosses

Knots and Crosses by  Ian Rankin - First American Edition - 1987 - from Curious Book Shop (SKU: 14281)
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Knots and Crosses

by Rankin, Ian

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  • hardcover
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Condition
Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket; Ex-Library, with few marks. Spine canted. Tape on covers, removed bookplate front endpaper.
ISBN 10
0385243073
ISBN 13
9780385243070
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Garden City: Doubleday & Company. Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket; Ex-Library, with few marks. Spine . canted. Tape on covers, removed bookplate front endpaper. Ink stamp . title page. Tear top back dust jacket.. 1987. First American Edition. Hardcover. 0385243073 . A scarce book.; Ex-Library; 8vo; 182 pages .

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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Seller
Curious Book Shop US (US)
Seller’s Inventory #
14281
Title
Knots and Crosses
Author
Rankin, Ian
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket; Ex-Library, with few marks. Spine canted. Tape on covers, removed bookplate front endpaper.
Edition
First American Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0385243073
ISBN 13
9780385243070
Publisher
Doubleday & Company
Place of Publication
Garden City
Date Published
1987
Keywords
0385243073, Detective, Fiction
Bookseller catalogs
Mystery;

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Curious Book Shop is a used & rare book store located in downtown East Lansing. Originally started in a basement thirty years ago, the store has since expanded to three floors of well-organized books, magazines, and other paper items!

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