Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo ; 222,  pages
Publisher: London: Jonathan Cape and Hodder & Stoughton, 1984.
A very handsome first Impression of the first in Fine condition in alike dustwrapper by Trevor Scobie, showing original price of £7.95. Signed but not personalized "Best Wishes, John Gardner" by author John Gardner on the title page.
John Gardner's fourth James Bond novel in which Bond, after receiving a large inheritance, is accused of improprieties and released from the British Secret Service. When Bond places his services on the open market, he attracts the attention of SPECTRE who are quite willing to put their one-time enemy on their payroll.