This Russian collection of Rim Worlds stories comprises the novellas The Rim of Space, Bring Back Yesterday, Catch the Star Winds and Space Mercenaries, along with the Beyond the Galactic Rim (collection) and the short story "Zoological Specimen."
The stories in Beyond the Galactic Rim are: 'Forbidden Planet,' 'The Key,' 'Wet Paint' and 'The Man Who Couldn't Stop.'
A Rim Worlds story based around the adventures of Derek Calver, The Rim of Space sees Chandler's hero determined to join the Rim Runners in their exploration of desolate planets. He joins the crew of Lorn Lady and sets forth for Mellise, a planet inhabited by intelligent amphibians. He later visits Groller, where the natives have just qualified as humanoids; Stree, with its tea-loving lizards; and Tharn, the home of a pre-industrial civilization.
Beyond the Galactic Rim (1963) is an early collection of Chandler's Rim Worlds stories comprising four stories, all published in various speculative fiction magazines in 1959. These are: 'Forbidden Planet' (first published in Fantastic Universe), 'Wet Paint' (Amazing), 'The Man Who Couldn't Stop' (Fantasy and Science Fiction), and 'The Key' (Fantastic).