THE GENOCIDES. Boston: Gregg Press, 1978. Octavo, cloth. First U.S. hardcover edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Disch to influential F&SF critic, editor and publisher David G. Hartwell, the coeditor of "The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series" and introducer of the book. Text offset from that of the 1965 Berkley edition. The author's first book. "Indifferent aliens turn the Earth into a vegetable patch. Humans become scurrying vermin, surviving among the roots of vast otherworldly plants. A blackly humorous debut book by a brilliant writer." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), pp. 153-4. A 1965 Nebula nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 4-185. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. A very nice association copy. (#152828).
"First Printing, June 1978" on copyright page.