THE NIGHT OF THE WOLF. New York: Ballantine Books, . 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. Light rubbing to cover edges, light reading crease along front spine fold, a bright, very good copy. (#88034).
"First Printing: July, 1966" on copyright page.