New York, NY: The Armchair Detective Library, 1990. FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PERSONAL COPY, signed. Octavo, pp.294; , advertisements, with the cancelled title-page (showing the British spelling 'Licence'), as called for, preceding the cloth-bound 'Collector' and 'Limited' issues. Publisher's black cloth in glossy dust-wrapper. Autographed by John Gardner to title page with his manuscript note 'Author's copy'. Fine condition throughout. The author's first film novelisation starring Ian Fleming's James Bond. Our own Jon Gilbert, bibliographer of Ian Fleming, dealt with both John Gardner and his son Simon (The John Gardner Estate). Over the years we have been able to offer several of Gardner's James Bond manuscripts, as well as personal copies and other signed related material. Item #63999
Gilbert, page 613.