THE NIGHT OF THE WOLF. Fritz Leiber.

THE NIGHT OF THE WOLF. New York: Ballantine Books, [1966]. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Ballantine Books U2254. Four very loosely linked novellas, including "The Lone Wolf" (aka "The Creature from Cleveland Depths," GALAXY, December 1962, a story about the invention and marketing of the "Tickler," a bio/mech wearable personal assistant which evolves into a hive mind that turns its human hosts into zombies. "The Wolf Pair" (aka "The Night of the Long Knives"), AMAZING STORIES, January 1960, is a bleak post-holocaust tale. Brians, Nuclear Holocausts: Atomic War in Fiction, 1895-1984, p. 244. Mild bump to upper rear corner, else a fine copy. (#158176).

Price: $25.00

Printing identification statement for this book:
"First Printing: July, 1966" on copyright page.