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    Fritz Leiber, Jr. Night's Black Agents. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1947.

    First edition, one of 3000 copies. Octavo. 237 pages.

    Publisher's black cloth covers with the spine lettered in gilt. Illustrated dust jacket designed by Ronald Clyne, with the $3.00 price on the front inner flap. Slight shelf wear, jacket is rubbed and slightly discolored on the spine and back, some small tears and chips to the edges and corners of the jacket, endpapers lightly toned. Altogether a very good copy.

    Fritz Reuter Leiber Jr.'s (December 24, 1910 - September 5, 1992) first book was this collection of fantasy and horror short stories. The majority of these stories originally appeared in the magazines Unknown and Weird Tales. Early in his career, Leiber was highly influenced by H. P. Lovecraft and Robert Graves.

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