THE KRAKEN WAKES. London: Michael Joseph, . Octavo, boards. First edition. The author's fourth science fiction novel, the second using the John Wyndham pseudonym. Earth is invaded by beings from another planet who exist under conditions of enormous pressure in the deep sea. Published later the same year in the U.S. as OUT OF THE DEEPS with textual differences. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-412. Some offsetting to free endpapers, a nearly fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with light wear to spine ends and corner tips, tiny closed tear at lower edge of front panel, and some dust soiling to rear panel. (#126411).
"First published... / ... / 1953" on copyright page.