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Editorial notes for ‘Watchman’, a spy novel by Ian Rankin; with a related contract and advertisements., 1987-2004.

Identifier: MS.50436

Scope and Contents

Editorial notes, 1987, for Ian Rankin's novel 'Watchman', from Sara Kerruish at The Bodley Head. Folios 1-2.

Contract, 1987, between Ian Rankin, care of Curtis Brown (agents), and The Bodley Head, for Rankin's novel 'Watchman'. Folios 3-14.

Includes correspondence to Rankin from Michael Shaw (agent, Curtis Brown) regarding royalties and the contract (Folios 13-14).

Advertisement, 1988, for Ian Rankin's novel 'Watchman' in The Bodley Head catalogue. Folios 15-52. Advertisement on Folio 36.

Marketing leaflet, 2004, from Orion for Ian Rankin's novel 'Watchman'. Folio 53.


  • Creation: 1987-2004.


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53 Leaves

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