#9 The Mystery of the Screaming Clock

By Robert Arthur, 1968
1978 Marchesi cover pb
Bullseye pb 1991.  Loveles cover art.
1999 Latest issue pb.  Bill Dodge cover art.
1968 HB.  Kane cover.
Keyhole cover.  Adragna art, 1984 pb
Hitch Cover.  Adragna art circa 1982
Random House Trade and GLB Hardcover Editions
First Printed: 1968 
Cover Art: Harry Kane 
Internal Illustrations: Harry Kane
ISBN's: Trade Ed. 0-394-81288-3; GLB 0-394-91288-8

Trade Edition First Printing Identifier: Lists to "The Mystery of the Moaning Cave" on the back cover.

Other Trade Edition First Printing Traits: 
- Matte cover finish 
- Blue graveyard endpapers 
- No ISBN on the back cover 
Random House First Paperback Edition 
"Marchesi Cover"

First Printed: 1978 
Cover Art: Stephen Marchesi 
Internal Illustrations: Harry Kane
ISBN: 0-394-83772-X

First Printing Identifier: 1234567890 numberline on the copyright page.

Notes: There were 8 Printings of this title with the Marchesi Cover art in this edition.  With the 9th Printing, below, the new Adragna cover art was used.


"Hitchcock Cover" Paperback

First Printed: circa 1982/83 (9th Printing)
Cover Art: Robert Adragna 
Internal Illustrations: Harry Kane
ISBN: Same as Marchesi Cover paperback above

Earliest Printing Identifier: 90 numberline on the copyright page.
Scholastic Book Services Paperback Edition 
First Printed: November 1979 
Cover Art: Charles Liese 
Internal Illustrations: None
ISBN: 0-590-30330-9

First Printing Identifier: 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 numberline on the copyright page.
Random House Revised Paperback Edition
"Keyhole Cover"

First Printed: 1984 
Cover Art: Robert Adragna 
Internal Illustrations: None
ISBN: 0-394-86409-3

First Printing Identifier: 1234567890 numberline on the copyright page.
Knopf Paperback Edition 
"Bullseye Edition"

First Printed: October 1991 
Cover Art: Roger Loveless 
Internal Illustrations: None
ISBN: 0-679-82173-2

First Printing Identifier: 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 numberline on the copyright page.

Notes: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. is a subsidiary of Random House.
Random House Latest Paperback Issue
"Dodge Cover"
First Printed: 1999 
Cover Art: Bill Dodge 
Internal Illustrations: None
ISBN: Same as Bullseye Edition above

First Printing Identifier: 20 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 numberline on the copyright page.
1.) Confusion Alert!  This title is a continuation of the Knopf "Bullseye Edition" paperback with new cover art and a new set of printings.  Although there has been a change in the publisher, the ISBN's are the same and most of this book utilizes the printing plates from the Bullseye Edition.
2.) Confusion Alert!  Random House also issued a hardbound library edition with the Dodge Covers.  The ISBN found inside the hardbound edition is the same as that found in the paperback edition but the ISBN on the back cover is different: 0-613-22059-5
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