Book #12333

Licence Renewed - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Gardner
Licence Renewed - 1st Edition/1st Printing. John Gardner.
Licence Renewed - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: London: Cape & Hodder & Stoughton, 1981.
ISBN: 0224019414

A most beautiful first edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket, SIGNED by author John Gardner directly on the title page. Inscribed to a renowned collector of Bondiana.

Licence Renewed (published in American editions as License Renewed) , first published in 1981, is the first novel by John Gardner featuring Ian Fleming's secret agent, James Bond. It was the first proper James Bond novel (not counting novelizations and a faux biography) since Kingsley Amis's Colonel Sun in 1968.

When Licence Renewed begins, M reminds Bond that the 00 section has in fact been abolished; however, M retains Bond as a troubleshooter, telling him "You'll always be 007 to me"

Price: $320.00

Author Bio

John Gardner

John Edmund Gardner (Nov. 20, 1926 - Aug. 3, 2007) was an English spy novelist who obtained world fame through his engagement as (third) official James Bond author of fourteen 007 novels and two movie novelizations.

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