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    H. R. Wakefield. Two First Editions, including: The Clock Strikes Twelve. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1946. First edition. Octavo. xi, 248 pages. Publisher's black board covers with the spine lettered and decorated in gilt. Illustrated dust jacket designed by Ronald Clyne. Very minor rubbing to the covers and jacket, some sunning to the jacket spine. Altogether a very good copy. Originally published by Herbert Jenkins Limited in London in 1940, this copy has an added introduction and four additional stories. [and:] Strayers from Sheol. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1961. First edition. Octavo. 186 pages. Publisher's black boards with the spine lettered in gilt. Illustrated dust jacket designed by Gary Gore. Gray coated endpapers. Minor rubbing to the covers and jacket, slightly discolored and speckled spine. Altogether a very good copy. Collected in this work are weird tales from later in Wakefield's career, including "The Triumph of Death", "Ghost Hunt", "Mr. Ash's Studio", and "The Caretaker".

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