SELECTIONS FROM BEYOND HUMAN KEN. New York: Pennant Books, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First paperback edition. Pennant Books P56. Collects twelve of the twenty-one stories published in the 1952 Random House edition. Contributors include William Tenn, James Blish, Robert A. Heinlein, John Christopher, Theodore Sturgeon, and others. Includes "The House Dutiful" by William Tenn, a tale of a house animated by the will to serve its occupants, "Pride" by Malcolm Jameson, a story of the death of a good and faithful servant -- the old robot "Tom," "Solar Plexus," a story about a space ship run by a malevolent onboard computer, and "The Wabbler" by "Murray Leinster, a story about a sentient weapon, a mine whose destiny is to seek and destroy an enemy ship; it destroys a battleship. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1148. Several faint cover creases, two very tiny stains to front cover, a near fine copy. (#94466).
"Pennant Edition Published June, 1954 / 1st Printing ... May, 1954" on copyright page.