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The Earth in Peril

Edited by Donald A. Wollheim

Cover artist: Ed Emshwiller

Publisher: Ace

Pub year: 1957

Cover price: 35¢


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Cover tagline

Exciting Stories of Invaders from Space

Back cover text

Part of an Ace Double: Who Speaks of Conquest?

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Interior text

Super-menaces and cosmic dangers!

The universe holds wonders and terrors beyond number ... and the future of an Earth breaking out into the unbounded stars will be fraught with undreamed of perils. In this new anthology, six famous science-fiction writers present The Earth in Peril:

Murray Leinster's complete short novel Things Pass By tells of beings so vast that their very presence unsettles the orbits! And H.G. Wells deals graphically with the danger of solar collision.

C.M Kornbluth, A.E. Van Vogt, and Bryce Walton tangle with the risks involved in human contact with alien intelligence. And Edmond Hamilton startles us with what could befall man-made tinkering with the Earth itself.

The Earth in Peril is a continuous adventure in future thrills!