BEYOND INFINITY. Reading, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, 1951. Octavo, cloth. First edition. One of 350 numbered copies signed by Carr. This copy is inscribed by Carr to Harry E. Hucks. Collects four novellas. Two of them, concerning interactions with alien cultures, first appeared in the SATURDAY EVENING POST. A third story, "Mutation," is about a family that survived a nuclear and bacteriological holocaust that killed most of the human race. The author, who published only two works of genre interest, this one and the 1948 supernatural novel, THE ROOM BEYOND, was the brother of writer John Dickson Carr. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-89. Brians, Nuclear Holocausts: Atomic War in Fiction, 1895-1984, p. 154. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with closed tear at bottom edge of rear panel about to become a chip, a small chip from lower edge of rear panel, and light rubbing at spine ends and front corner tips. (#140790).
First edition so stated on copyright page.