MAKE ROOM! MAKE ROOM! Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1966. Octavo, cloth. First edition. In New York in the year 1999, a city where 35 million people compete for water and space, a police detective seeks the killer of a racketeer. "A classic novel of overpopulation and pollution ... An archetypal example of 1960s alarmism." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-500. Source for the disappointing film "Soylent Green," directed by Richard Fleischer, starring Charlton Heston and co-starring Edward G. Robinson (in his last role). Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-500. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 50. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1312-16. Review slip laid in. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with rubbing to spine ends and mild black ink touch up to the spine ends. (#159515).
First edition so stated on copyright page.