THE CLOCK STRIKES TWELVE. Wakefield, erbert, ussell.


Sauk City: Arkham House, 1946. Octavo, jacket art by Ronald Clyne, cloth. First U. S. edition. This edition is expanded, adding four stories, "A Fishing Story," "Used Car," "Death of A Poacher" and "Knock! Knock! Who's There?," and introduction, "Why I Write Ghost Stories," not included in the 1940 Jenkins edition. "Wakefield was a consistently competent writer who took up where M. R. James left off in extending the core of the British tradition through the period between the wars." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-200. Barron (ed.): Horror Literature 3-200. Bleiler: The Guide to Supernatural Fiction #1646. A nearly fine copy in a very good dust jacket with mild wear to spine ends and corner tips, some age toning to spine panel and edges. (22802). Item #22802

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