John Gardener: 1st edition Goldeneye
The Goldeneye novel is based on the screenplay by Michael France and Jeffrey Caine. This is the true 1st edition of the James Bond novel. It is an ex-library copy and in a good condition. Approximately only 600 of the first impressions appeared and were mostly issued to libraries.
Original black cloth board. Dent in the top right corner and light wear on the spine tips. The number sequence 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 on the copyright page denoting a first edition, first impression copy. Pages are toned with a narrow strip of residue on of a removed library ticket on the front free page. Library stamp and old ISBN label on the front free page. Library stamp on the title page dated 1996. Water stain on the front free page lightly extending to the front pages. A few pages at the end of the book are lightly ridged/bumped. Hinge is beginning to split on the title page. Slight leaning of the book. Octavo 218 printed pages.
Dust jacket is bright and clean. Light creasing and one 10mm closed tear to the fold of the font flap. Very light water mark at the bottom edge of the rear panel. Unclipped marked £16.99.
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