Signed first edition of Hide & Seek by Ian Rankin.
Octavo, 210pp. Red hardcover, title in gilt on spine. Stated “First published in Great Britain in 1991” on copyright page, no additional printings listed. Solid text block, a fine example. In the publisher’s dust jacket, £12.99 retail price on front flap, light wear to top edge of rear pane with a small chip, a near fine example. This copy is signed by the author and features his signature “tic-tac-toe” drawing on the title page.
Hide & Seek is the second inspector John Rebus novel, following Knots and Crosses, published in 1987.