New York, Ballantine Books, 1953. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. A near fine copy. Published in the UK as The Kraken Wakes. An alien invasion / apocalypse novel. One of Wyndham's best novels. A very nice copy, some fading to the red on the spine. A litte edge wear to the jacket, some pencil indentations to the endpaper from previous sellers' prices. A little bumping to the spine tips, some rubbing to the rear of the jacket. Cover art by Richard Powers [7859, Hyraxia Books].