in Primary

69.82

Foreword to The End of Obscenity: The Trials of “Lady Chatterley,” “Tropic of Cancer” and “Fanny Hill,” by Charles Rembar, vii-xi. London: Deutsch, September. The 1968 American edition (New York: Random House) does not contain Mailer’s foreword or introduction. It does carry a jacket blurb from Mailer taken from the first sentence of the foreword: “The book in your hand is a quiet and essentially modest account of a legal revolution.” Presumably, the foreword was written too late to be included in the American first edition, and so appeared only in subsequent editions. Rembar is Mailer’s first cousin, and the foreword is an admiring sketch of “Cy,” who, as a student, preceded Mailer at Harvard. Rpt: As Introduction to the Bantam softcover edition, New York, September; 72.7, 82.19Project Mailer. See 92.12.