A QUESTION OF BLOOD (inscribed proof)
Edition: First Canadian issue
London / Toronto: Orion / McArthur & Company, 2003. Inscribed by Author.; Advance Reading Copy / Uncorrected Proof. Mauve card covers printed in black. With printed label on title leaf stating "This is #79 of 200 numbered presentation proofs". Beneath which is Rankin's ink inscription "To Cathy - cheers ! Ian Rankin" followed by a tic-tac-toe diagram. Covers are lightly mottled (printing error?); rear cover has top outer corner torn away (no printing lost) and a small light soil spot at bottom margin; soft corner crease to last 7 leaves; VG otherwise. This is the Canadian issue of the proof - rear cover has three quotes from Canadian newspapers about RESURRECTION MAN and copy by McArthur and Company, Toronto (the Canadian distributor). ; Signed by Author.