THIRTEEN O'CLOCK: STORIES OF SEVERAL WORLDS. New York, Toronto: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., . Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-viii [1-2] 3-305 [306-312: blank] [note: last three leaves are blanks], original light blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, top edge stained black, fore-edge rough trimmed. First edition. First printing with publisher's "FR" monogram on copyright page. Presentation copy with initialed inscription by Benet to Robert Nathan on front free endpaper: "For Bob, who does / these much better, / from S. V. B." Collects thirteen stories including the classic "The Devil and Daniel Webster." Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-25. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 126. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 94. Bleiler (1978), p. 20. Reginald 01094. Hint of fading to cloth, principally at head and tail of spine panel, else a fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with light wear at upper spine end, several corners, and along top edge of front panel. A nice association copy. (#161258).
First printing has publisher's "FR" monogram on copyright page.