This volume contains the following four complete classic science fiction works about our neighboring planet, Venus.
"Wind," by Charles L. Fortenay
"Spacewrecked on Venus," by Neil R. Jones
"The Lord of Death and the Queen of Life," by Homer Eon Flint
"The Venus Trap," by Evelyn E. Smith
The volume also contains a speculation about life on other worlds by E. Walter Maunder that is entitled "Are the Planets Inhabited?"
Together, the works included in this volume provide insight into how space travel to, and life on, the planet Venus was viewed by some of our most creative writers.