The Clock Strikes Twelve 1st Edition in Dust Jacket 1946 by H. Russell Wakefield - Ghost Stories - Arkham House


Title: The Clock Strikes Twelve

Author: H. Russell Wakefield

Description: First American edition. 4000 copies printed [4040 per Jaffery]. Black cloth boards stamped gold on spine. Head of spine very faintly pushed. Little bit of toning on pastedowns from publisher's glue. Interior clean. Dust jacket shows light edgewear; light toning; not price clipped ($3.00). DJ in archival sleeve. xi, 248 pp. 7.5 x 5.25 inches.

Jacket illustration by Ronald Clyne. A clean copy.

A collection of eighteen macabre tales by H. Russell Wakefield, with an introduction by the author, "Why I Write Ghost Stories." The Clock Strikes Twelve was first published in the UK in 1940 by Herbert Jenkins. For this first American edition, published by Arkham House, an additional four stories and the introduction were additionally included.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Arkham House
Place: Sauk City, Wisconsin
Year: 1946

Keywords: ghost stories,

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