Reading, PA: Fantasy Press, 1953. First edition. Collection of four science fiction and science fantasy novellas. The stories, somewhat revised from their original magazine publications, are: "Gulf" (1949 in Astounding Science Fiction); "Lost Legacy" (1941 in Super Science Stories); "Elsewhen" (1941 in Astounding Science Fiction); and "Jerry Was a Man" (1947 in Thrilling Wonder Stories). NYT review of the collection called Heinlein "one of the ablest craftsmen writing science fiction." Hardcover with dust jacket. 256 pages.
8vo.,256pp.; VG/G+; black spine with red text; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; some chipping, folding, and tears to edges of dust jacket, chip to head of spine, missing 'RO' and 'H', chipping to corners; minor shelf wear and bumping; small stain to lower rear fore corner of text block, does not impact text; spine slightly cocked; contains: "Gulf", copyright 1949, "Elsewhere", 1941 by Street & Smith; "Lost Legacy," 1941, Fictioneers; and "Jerry was a Man," 1947, Better Publications; shelved case 8.