[FAFHRD AND THE GRAY MOUSER SAGA]: SWORDS AND DEVILTRY; SWORDS AGAINST DEATH; SWORDS IN THE MIST; SWORDS AGAINST WIZARDRY; THE SWORDS OF LANKHMAR; and SWORDS AND ICE MAGIC. Boston: Gregg Press, . Octavo, six volumes, cloth. First hardcover editions except for The Swords of Lankhmar that is the first U.S. hardcover edition. All volumes are first printings of the Gregg Press edition. A presentation set inscribed by Leiber to influential F&SF critic, editor and publisher David G. Hartwell, the Gregg Press Science Series coeditor, on the front free endpaper of volume I: "For David Hartwell, / I'm really / pleased in all ways / about this set. / Thanks! / Fritz Leiber." Each of the other volumes are signed on the front free endpaper by Leiber. The series comprises SWORDS AND DEVILTRY, SWORDS AGAINST DEATH, SWORDS IN THE MIST, SWORDS AGAINST WIZARDRY, THE SWORDS OF LANKHMAR, and SWORDS AND ICE MAGIC. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-165. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 641-646. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 511-19. Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, pp. 113-17. Top edge of sheets lightly spotted, shallow dog ears and nicks to the bottom edge of several text leaves of volume II, a very good set in very good dust jackets with a few short closed tears at edges, 30 mm closed tear along lower front flap fold of volume IV, and some of the nearly inevitable rubbing to background ink. An important association copy of this major modern fantasy sequence. (#154896).
"First Printing, December 1977" on copyright pages.