Signed by the author complete with original hangman doodle to titlepage. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Black boards with silver gilt lettering to spine. Pictorial dustwrapper. A fine copy with clean unmarked boards. Small mark to bottom edge of textblock. The fine dustwrapper is complete with no darkening to spine & unusually not price clipped with original price of £15.99net on front flap. There is a loose "post it" on the front flap which states "Rare - Signed" in Ian Rankin's hand. A lovely copy of the hardest Inspector Rebus title.