Inventory of the Fritz Leiber Collection:
Fritz Leiber was born in Chicago, Illinois December 24, 1910. He attained a Ph. D. from the University of Chicago in 1932. He served as an Episcopal minister, a Shakespearian actor, an editor, and a writing instructor. In 1943, his work began appearing in Weird Tales and Unknown Worlds. Leiber is well-known and well regarded in the field. His novels, Conjure Wife, Gather, Darkness, A Specter is Haunting Texas, the Silver Eggheads, and his stories and novels of Lankhmar are all popular favorites with science fiction fans. Leiber received eight Hugo awards, three Nebula awards, the Gandalf Award, and three World Fantasy Awards, plus a number of awards for horror. He is a central figure in the Golden Age of Science Fiction.
Original manuscript of The Button Molder. Typed, 39 leaves with revisions by author. and review of Fantasy Books.
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Received from n.a. - purchased.
Processed by Hal Hall in 2005
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