The Night of the Hunter.New York: Harper & Brothers, 1953 Stock Code: 121043
First edition, limited issue, one of 1,000 copies signed by the author on the limitation page; this copy from the library of Sir Christopher Lee, though unmarked as such. Copies of the limited issue were presented to friends of the author and the publisher.
The Night of the Hunter was a bestseller in 1953 and was voted a finalist for the 1955 National Book Awards in the US, the same year it was adapted into a film by Charles Laughton and James Agee to critical acclaim.
Octavo. Original black cloth backed blue boards. With dust jacket.
Extremities and spine ends rubbed, small white blemish to spine head, slight bump to top edge of front board. An excellent copy.
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