London: Swordfish, an imprint of Orion Publishing Group, 2011. [Spy novel] Quality hardback re-issue of the first Jonathan Cape edition (1981) featuring the same dust-jacket artwork. FIRST EDITION thus, with a full strike-line number sequence. Octavo, pp.259; , blank. Black hardcovers blocked in gilt, red endpapers, illustrated jacket priced at £16.99. A fine / as new copy, carefully dark-stored by ourselves since publication. John Gardner' first 007 novel as official successor to Ian Fleming. Item #59428
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