In the annals of heroic fantasy one epic tale stands head and shoulders above the rest, spanning sixty years in the telling, the saga of Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser has captivated fans ever since Fritz Leibers first tale of the duo appeared in the August, 1939 issue of Unknown. Just in time for the seventy-eighth anniversary of the characters debut, Centipede Press is releasing the first of what will be the definitive eight-volume set comprising not only all of the stories by Fritz Leiber (and his friend Harry Fischer), but also the brilliant epilogue to the series, Swords Against the Shadowland by Robin Wayne Bailey. These are archival editions, lavishly illustrated and featuring guest introductions from some of the top writers in the field.
There are only 50 copies of this Deluxe Edition available. The story of Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser is among the most enduring in modern fantasy. Swords and Deviltry features five color interior illustrations, a full-color frontispiece, full color wraparound dust-jacket, and custom illustrated endpapers as well as a matching slipcase.The introduction is by Michael Moorcock. The book includes all of the stories that make up Swords and Deviltry along with two archival essays by Harry O. Fischer, Fritz Leibers 1973 introduction, two Gray Mouser poems from The Acolyte , and an interview with Fritz Leiber from 1979. This is the ultimate edition of this legendary fantasy series. Bound in full black cloth, blind stamping on front board.
This is the Deluxe Edition - limited to 50 numbered copies. Color illustrations hand-tipped into the book. 13 1/4in X 9in dimensions - Matching Slipcase.Gorgeous dustjacket on Mohawk Superfine. Head and tail bands, ribbon marker.
Books #2 and #3 in this set also available. Please msg me with any questions. The item "SWORDS AND DEVILTRY Fritz Leiber Centipede Press Deluxe Edition Signed" is in sale since Saturday, August 3, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Fiction & Literature". The seller is "nc_comics" and is located in Shallotte, North Carolina.
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