Signed by author to titlepage. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Black boards with gilt lettering to spine. Pictorial dustwrapper. A near fine copy with clean unmarked boards. Internally no inscriptions. Usual browning to leaf stock and some tiny tan spots to endpapers o/w fine. The fine dustwrapper is fresh, clean & unrubbed with original price of £16.99 to front flap. There is a loose "post it" on the front flap which states "Rare - Signed" in Ian Rankin's hand. A lovely signed copy.