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Heroes and Horrors: Leiber, Fritz

Heroes and Horrors

Leiber, Fritz

Published by Whispers Press, Chapel Hill, NC, 1978
ISBN 10: 0918372038 / ISBN 13: 9780918372031
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Title: Heroes and Horrors

Publisher: Whispers Press, Chapel Hill, NC

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Tim Kirk

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by the Editor

Edition: 1st Edition

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F/F dj, as new unread copy. Now in archival Brodart. Signed by editor Schiff on the title page. Collects nine tales by Leiber: Two Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser fantasy tales and seven horror tales. From the collection and estate of noted SF/F/H & comic collector Kennett Neily - owner of the White Mountain Comic Collection - without his name and date of purchase, as usual to ffep. Bookseller Inventory # 001531

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Synopsis: Heroes and Horrors is a collection of fantasy and horror short stories by Fritz Leiber, edited by Stuart David Schiff and illustrated by Tim Kirk. It was first published in hardcover in December 1978 by Whispers Press, and in paperback in August 1980 by Pocket Books. The paperback edition omits the illustrations. The book collects nine short stories and novelettes by the author, together with an introduction by Stuart David Schiff and an essay by John Jakes. The first two stories (the second original to the collection) showcase Leiber's Sword and Sorcery heroes Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser. The other pieces originally were published in the magazines The Dragon Magazine for December 1977 and Fantastic Stories of Imagination for February 1962 and October 1964, the collection The Second Book of Fritz Leiber (1975), the magazines Fantastic for February 1969 and Worlds of If for August 1974, and the anthologies The Disciples of Cthulhu (1976) and Superhorror (1976). Contents; "Preface" (Stuart David Schiff) "Fritz Leiber: An Appreciation" (John Jakes) "Sea Magic" (1977) "The Mer She" (1978) "A Bit of the Dark World" (1962) "Belsen Express" (1975) "Midnight in the Mirror World" (1964) "Richmond, Late September, 1849" (1969) "Midnight by the Morphy Watch" (1974) "The Terror from the Depths" (1976) "Dark Wings" (1976)

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