New York: G. P. Putman's Sons, 1986. [Thriller] FIRST US EDITION, AUTHOR'S PERSONAL COPY, signed. Octavo, pp.301; , blank. Publisher's hardcover in pictorial dust-wrapper showing the original price of $13.95. Autographed by John Gardner to the title page with his manuscript note 'Author's Copy'. Jacket gently sunned to spine else near fine. The author's fifth 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 #64004
BMC No.1  p.4-13 'James Bond Revivals', Gilbert, page 613.