New York: Richard Marek Publishers 1981. [Thriller] FIRST US EDITION, AUTHOR'S PERSONAL COPY, signed. Octavo, pp.285. Publisher's black cloth in pictorial dust-wrapper. Autographed by John Gardner to title page with his manuscript note 'Author's Copy'. Jacket sunned to spine else fine. The author's first novel 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 #64000
BMC No.1  p.4-13 'James Bond Revivals', Gilbert, page 613.