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Christoph Marx
Schulstrasse 17
CH - 4436 Oberdorf

October 25, 1979

Tel. 061 97 91 88

Dr. Immanuel Velikovsky
78 Hartley Avenue
Princeton, N.J. 08540

Dear Velikovsky,

here’s a copy of the German Velikovsky Affair: didn’t I warn you by rights (December 27, 1977) of what a Bertelsmann company would do? Had I known they were going to put your name so prominently on the cover as if you had written the book (thanks only to Mr. Curths from UMSCHAU they must have refrained from displaying Prof. de Grazia’s name in small type), I should not just have asked them about using the original title (never getting an answer on this). What really annoys me, however, is to see the book now published under “Fringe Science”; the carelessly and misleadingly written text on the back cover; and the typical ads for “historical” books from Nazi times.

I hope such people won’t get their hands on Reconsidered, or such work.

I’m still looking forward to seeing your criticism of the Seevölker translation—and possibly about Ramses, too, now?

Best wishes, and sincerely, yours