BEYOND INFINITY. Reading, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, 1951. Octavo, cloth. First edition. One of 350 numbered copies signed by Carr. This is copy number 45 inscribed to William Isaacs. 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 rubbing at spine ends and corner tips and small nick with a tiny bit of loss at center of spine panel. (#163644).
First edition so stated on copyright page.