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Fritz Leiber Collection
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Fritz Leiber Collection

  • TxAM-CRS C000203
  • Collection
  • 1973-1979

This collection contains the original manuscript, with author's revisions, of Leiber's 1979 story "The Button Molder", and includes as well as a copy of the first hardbound appearance of the story: Whispers (October 1979), which is signed by Leiber, the work's artist, and the work's editor. "The Button Molder" won the British Fantasy Award for Best Short Fiction in 1980.

Also included, the manuscript, with edits, of Leiber's 1973 review of the anthology Hauntings, intended for the "Fantasy Books" section of the magazine Fantastic Stories of Imagination.

Leiber, Fritz, 1910


This box contains the following materials:

1-1: Manuscript of Review of Fantasy Books. Typed, 8 leaves.

1-2: Original manuscript of The Button Molder. Typed, 39 leaves with revisions by the author. Winner of British fantasy award. Copy of the first appearance in Whispers, October 1979, signed by author, artist, and editor.