by Fritz Leiber, Jr.
Dust jacket by Ronald Clyne
Limited Edition Hardcover - $300.00
OUT OF PRINT FROM THE PUBLISHER
Arkham House, 1947; 237 pp.; limited to 3000 copies. First Edition.
Night's Black Agents is a collection of fantasy and horror short stories by author Fritz Leiber. It was the author's first book. Most of the stories originally appeared in the magazines Unknown and Weird Tales. Three were first published in this book. The book's title is taken from Macbeth, Act III, scene ii. This copy is signed by the author on the title page in black ball point ink.
Book is solid and clean; black binding cloth is clean and shiny; boards are unbumped and corners sharp, with minor wear along bottom edges; gilt lettering on spine is dull; pages are clean.
Dust jacket is clean and bright, with minor chipping along top edge and top and bottom of spine; flaps are clean and bright with age yellowing along top edge and along folds, and original price ($3.00) unclipped; rear cover has minor staining; spine is clean but age yellowed.
Overall, this is a fine copy of the book in a very good+ dust jacket.CONTENTS
"The Automatic Pistol"
"The Inheritance / The Phantom Slayer"
"The Hill and the Hole"
"The Dreams of Albert Moreland"
"The Hound / Diary in the Snow"
"The Man Who Never Grew Young"
"The Sunken Land"