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A Good Hanging and Other Stories

by Rankin, Ian

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  • Hardcover
  • first
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G+/VG+
ISBN 10
0712651489
ISBN 13
9780712651486
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London: Century, 1992 G+/VG-. 8vo. original black leatherette gilt (ex-library with rsms, labels, & other marks to outer leaves, spine slightly slanted, fore-edge thumbed, special library binding with publisher's colophon a little rubbed with slight wear to extermities) in dustwrapper (rubbed, with slight fraying to edges, spine slightly faded, former label mark on reverse) pp. [vi (last blank)], 218. A good reading copy of a scarce early collection of 12 Inspector Rebus short stories.. First Edition. Hard Cover. G+/VG+.

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A Good Hanging and Other Stories is a collection of short stories by crime writer Ian Rankin. The collection features Ian Rankin's popular Detective Inspector Rebus. The collection is of 12 short stories set in Edinburgh, where Ian Rankin sets almost all of his novels. The Short Stories:

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Seller
Mount of Alex - Arapiles Mountain Books AU (AU)
Seller's Inventory #
011618
Title
A Good Hanging and Other Stories
Author
Rankin, Ian
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - G+
Jacket Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN 10
0712651489
ISBN 13
9780712651486
Publisher
Century
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1992
Keywords
Ian Rankin Edinburgh Scotland

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