First paperback edition of the third JM biography.
E-book edition that preceded the printed version.
This is in fact the first version of Chris Nickson's biography that was actually sold. The Amazon description:
Revised and updated edition produced after John's passing.
Foreword by Ian Rankin.
Paperback, 264 pages.
Generally considered the most authorative biography up to date.
The hardback cover originally cost £14.99 and was published by Polygon (Birlinn Limited, Edinburgh).
220 page biography; first in its kind and long in the making.