Monday, December 24, 2007

Fritz Leiber, Senior

Lovecraft saw Leiber Sr in plays as a young man, and later corresponded with his son giving him writing advice. These types of documents are quickly in and out of collectors hands, so here is an image of Leiber's (Sr) signature.
Seller's Comments:
FRITZ LEIBER, SR. Autograph Letter signed: "Fritz Leiber", 1p, 8¼x10¾. Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, 1932 June 28. To "My dear Mr. Robertson". In full: "I have your letter. I do not plan to go out untill [sic] November this season, and am not making any engagements untill [sic] early in September. I suggest you write me at that time to the above address. You must be posessed [sic] of ability, as Mr. Rosenfield is a good judge. Sincerely." Fritz Leiber, Sr. (1882-1949) was a noted Shakespearean actor, director and producer. He made his first appearance on the Broadway stage in 1909, his last in 1933. He was the father of popular fantasy/science fiction writer Fritz Leiber. Lightly creased and soiled. Horizontal and vertical folds. Otherwise, fine condition. $399.00

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