The Clock Strikes Twelve
Sauk City: Arkham House, 1946. First printing, one of 4,000. Cloth over boards. Octavo. 248 pages. Black cloth over boards with gilt-stamped spine titles and ornaments. Minor extremity bumps, a bit of browning to endpapers. Attractive prior owner bookplate on front pastedown. Jacket is price-clipped, with minor extremity rubs, shallow chips, and toning. Very good in a very good jacket.
A collection of 18 ghost stories by a British master of the genre. Wakefield's work in this vein has been favorably compared to that of M. R. James, Sheridan Le Fanu, and Henry James.
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