First Edition of Hide & Seek; Lengthily Inscribed by Ian Rankin
Hide & Seek.
Item Number: 997
London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1990.
First edition. Octavo, original red cloth with titles to the spine in gilt. Signed by author who has added the last lines of this work as follows, “He brought out a metal detector bin from beneath the desk, dropped the photographs into it, and lit the match, holding it over the bin, as he had done so many times before. Ian Rankin” Fine in a fine dust jacket.
With "Ian Rankin, you cannot go wrong," said The Boston Globe; "he is up there among the best crime novelists at work today" (Michael Connelly). Rankin has created "a superior series," declared The New York Times Book Review. He is a "a novelist of great scope, depth, and power" (Jonathan Kellerman).