by Frank Belknap Long
Dust jacket by Herb Arnold
Limited Edition Hardcover - $100.00
OUT OF PRINT FROM THE PUBLISHER
Arkham House, 1972; 291 pp.; limited to 3,650 copies. First Edition.
The Rim of the Unknown is a collection of 23 stories by author Frank Belknap Long. It was the author's second collection of stories published by Arkham House. The collection focusses primarily on Long's science fiction work in short form. While there is one tale ("The Man with a Thousand Legs") which appeared in Weird Tales, the other stories are reprinted from such sources as Science Fiction Plus, Thrilling Wonder Stories, Startling Stories, Astounding Science Fiction, and Fantastic Universe.
Book is solid and clean; black binding cloth is clean and shiny; boards are unbumped and corners sharp; gilt lettering on spine is bright; pages are clean and bright.
Dust jacket front is clean, bright, unblemished and unchipped; flaps are clean and bright with original price ($7.50) unclipped; rear cover is clean and bright. Minor light age-toning along top edge, spine, and folds.
Overall, this is a fine copy of the book in a fine dust jacket.CONTENTS
"The Spiral Intelligence"
"The World of Wulkins"
"The Man With a Thousand Legs"
"Humpty Dumpty Had a Great Fall"
"Guest in the House"
"The House of Rising Winds"
"Mr. Caxton Draws a Martian Bird"
"The Man from Time"
"Lesson in Survival"
"Good to be a Martian"
"Little Men of Space"
"Man of Distinction"
"The Great Cold"
"The Last Men"