SPEECH TO THE 1968 NEW YORK SCIENCE FICTION CONFERENCE, PARK-SHERATON HOTEL, NEW YORK CITY, APRIL 21, 1968 [title supplied]. [New York: Ace News Company, Inc., 1968.]. Large octavo, 4 leaves, stapled legal-sized sheets printed on one side only, mechanical reproduction from typewritten copy. First edition. 1968 Lunacon speech issued with a cover letter on Ace News Company, Inc. letterhead dated 15 June 1968, addressed to "Dear Ace Book Wholesaler" signed by Ace general manager E. P. Thompson. Accompanied by an edited photocopy of the original typewritten twelve page draft of the speech with extensive deletions. Some of the deletions refer to Norman Spinrad's BUG JACK BARRON, about which "There isn't a nice thing I can say about this depraved, cynical, utterly repulsive and thoroughly degenerate and decadent parody of what was once a real science-fiction theme ..." Some leaves dog-eared, a very good copy. (#162832).
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