Out of the Unknown (collection)
Dust-jacket of the first edition
|Author||A. E. van Vogt and E. Mayne Hull|
|Illustrator||Roy Hunt, Charles McNutt and Neil Austin|
|Cover artist||Roy Hunt|
|Genre||Fantasy short stories|
|Publisher||Fantasy Publishing Company, Inc.|
|Media type||Print (Hardcover)|
Out of the Unknown is a collection of fantasy short stories written by A. E. van Vogt and E. Mayne Hull. It was first published in 1948 by Fantasy Publishing Company, Inc. in an edition of 1,000 copies. The stories originally appeared in the magazine Unknown.
- "The Sea Thing" by A. E. van Vogt
- "The Wishes We Make" by E. Mayne Hull
- "The Witch" by A. E. van Vogt
- "The Patient" by E. Mayne Hull
- "The Ultimate Wish" by E. Mayne Hull
- "The Ghost" by A. E. van Vogt
- 1948, USA, Fantasy Publishing Company, Inc. OCLC 2925369, Pub date 1948, Hardback, reprinted without illustrations 1949, 1952
- 1969, USA, Powell OCLC 4042822, Pub date 1969, adds "The Wellwisher" by E. Mayne Hull
- 1970 UK, Sidgwick & Jackson OCLC 222120, Pub date 1970, Hardback, same contents as Powell edition, as The Sea Thing and Other Stories
- 1970, UK, New English Library OCLC 17869720, Pub date October 1970, Paperback, abridged from the Sidgwick & Jackson edition, omits "The Witch" and "The Patient"
- Chalker, Jack L.; Mark Owings (1998). The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998. Westminster, MD and Baltimore: Mirage Press, Ltd. p. 269.
- Contento, William G. (26 January 2008). "Out of the Unknown A. E. van Vogt & E. Mayne Hull (Fantasy Publishing Co., Inc., 1948, $2.50, 141pp, hc)". Index to Science Fiction Anthologies and Collections. Retrieved 26 April 2008.
- Tuck, Donald H. (1978). The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Chicago: Advent. p. 431. ISBN 0-911682-22-8.
- Out of the Unknown publication contents at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
- Out of the Unknown (collection) title listing at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database