London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1996. [Spy thriller ] FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp.213. An exceptional copy, with an original watercolour illustration from the jacket artist David Scutt to flyleaf, with his 'chop' stamp and signature. Publisher's blue cloth hardback cloth in a pictorial dust-wrapper. A fine copy, housed in a bespoke blue leather-spined clamshell box with fleece lining. John Gardner's final James Bond novel, which was published as 'Cold Fall' in America. Item #60700
Gilbert, Jon; Ian Fleming: The Bibliography, page 613.