New York: Rinehart & Company, Inc. 1957. First American edition. Hardcover. 256pp. Octavo [21 cm] 1/4 gray paper with red paper covered boards, and the title and author stamped in white and red ink on the spine. The extremities are rubbed and gently bumped. There is a very faint numerical notation on the front free endsheet, and the pages are darkened. With the dust jacket designed by Ben Feder (price-clipped). The edges are just a trifle chipped. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle. Bleiler Guide G35. Anatomy of Wonder. Very good / very good. Item #37853
Weird and fantastic stories. The author's first published collection of short stories. "The Third Level" relates the tale of a man named Charlie who discovers a time portal that goes to the year 1894.