London: Jonathan Cape and Hodder and Stoughton, 1981. [Spy novel] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.270; , blank. Publisher's black cloth in pictorial dust-wrapper. Edges toned and dusty, jacket price clipped. Near fine. John Gardner' first 007 novel as official successor to Ian Fleming. Item #60276
Haining; Crime Fiction p.208. Benson, Raymond; Bond Companion (1984). BMC No.1  p.4-13 'James Bond Revivals'. Hubin; Crime Fiction IV.