Essays on SF by a noted editor and writer of more than forty years.
Table of Contents
- Science Fiction as Instruction
- Science Fiction as Propaganda
- Science Fiction as Delight (Frame of Reference, Three Old Timers, Three Contemporaries)
- Afterword: Science Fiction in 1972
Jacket design by Bill Desmond (credited to M. Henry Keith—Donald Metcalfe Grant, William Henry Desmond, Robert Keith Wiener). Produced by Bill Desmond and Bob Wiener with lots of help from Don Grant. Dustjacket printed by Bob Wiener on the LSC offset press.
Hardcover, 5-1/4"x7-1/4", 96 pp., ISBN: 0-915368-01-3. $5.95 at the convention (raised to $7.00 December 1975, raised to $8.00 February 1), March 1973. Boskone 10 book.
500 numbered copies signed by the author. The special edition was a special dust wrapper on gold-foil wrapper (1-Robert Lowndes, 2-Don Grant, 3-Bill Desmond, 4-Bob Wiener, 5-NESFA Library, 6-??, 7-Patrick Snead, maybe a few more)