29 June 2005
MACDONALD, John D. (1916-1986). The Executioners. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1958.
8o. Original cloth-backed boards (some minor fading, a bit rubbed, front covers slightly bowed); pictorial dust jacket (some minor spotting and soiling, spine panel with small hole); quarter morocco folding case.
FIRST EDITION, SIGNED by MacDonald on the title-page. MacDonald's novel of violence and revenge became the basis for the 1962 and 1991 films entitled Cape Fear. The 1991 version, starring Robert DeNiro, Jessica Lange, and Nick Nolte, received two Academy Awards.
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