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Title: The Bait Title Record # 57261
Author: Fritz Leiber
Date: 1973-12-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1978Translated by I. R. de León
Dutch Het aas
1981Translated by Thomas Schlück
German
Der Köder?Der Koeder
1983Translated by Arlette Rosenblum
French L'appāt
1984Translated by Tony Westermayr
German Nichts ist zu vergleichen mit 'nem Weib -
1992Translated by Joakim Svahn
Swedish Lockbetet
2006Translated by Joachim Körber
German Der Köder

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Whispers, December 1973 1973-12-00 ed. Stuart David Schiff Stuart David Schiff  
$1.50?$: US dollar
68
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
fanzine Steve Fabian Checkmark
Toadstool Wine: A Collection of Fantasy and Horror from Six Independent Magazines 1975-00-00 ed. W. Paul Ganley A. S. P.  
$2.95?$: US dollar
64
quarto?8.5" by 11" magazine, usually saddle-stapled, instead of side-stapled or glued
anth Lee Brown Coye Checkmark
The Worlds of Fritz Leiber 1976-11-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 91640
$1.95?$: US dollar
[x]+
340
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Patrick Woodroffe Checkmark
Swords and Ice Magic 1977-07-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79166-2
$1.50?$: US dollar
243
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
First World Fantasy Awards 1977-10-00 ed. Gahan Wilson Doubleday (World Fantasy Awards #1) 0-385-12199-7
$8.95?$: US dollar
311
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Gahan Wilson Checkmark
Swords and Ice Magic 1977-12-00 Fritz Leiber Gregg Press (The Saga of Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser #6) 0-8398-2403-3
$8.50?$: US dollar
243
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Wayne Barlowe Checkmark
Swords and Ice Magic 1977-12-00 Fritz Leiber George Prior Publishers 0-86043-164-9
£4.95?£: UK pound
243
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Wayne Barlowe Checkmark
Zwaarden en ijsmagie 1978-05-00 Fritz Leiber Meulenhoff (M=SF #133) 90-290-0937-3
ƒ11.50?ƒ: Dutch guilder
223
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
Swords and Ice Magic 1979-00-00 Fritz Leiber Mayflower 0-583-13113-1
£0.85?£: UK pound
189
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Peter Elson Checkmark
The Worlds of Fritz Leiber 1979-06-00 Fritz Leiber Gregg Press 0-8398-2477-7
$15.00?$: US dollar
xii+
340
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Swords and Ice Magic 1979-08-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79168-9
$1.95?$: US dollar
243
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
Whispers II 1979-08-00 ed. Stuart Schiff Doubleday (Doubleday Science Fiction) 0-385-14967-0
$8.95?$: US dollar
xii+
237
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tim Kirk Checkmark
Microcosmic Tales 1980-09-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Taplinger 0-8008-5238-9
$12.95?$: US dollar
[15]+
325
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ivy Strick Checkmark
Schwerter und Eiszauber 1981-00-00 Fritz Leiber Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3819) 3-453-30721-6
DM 5.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
221
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Michael Whelan  
Swords and Ice Magic 1981-04-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79169-7
$2.25?$: US dollar
243
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
Swords And Ice Magic 1983-01-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79178-6
$2.50?$: US dollar
243
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Michael Whelan  
La magie des glaces 1983-04-00 Fritz Leiber Temps Futurs (Temps Futurs - Heroic Fantasy) 2-86607-033-X
F55.00?F: French frank
275
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Andreas  
Feuerwerk der Science Fiction: Hundert utopische Geschichten 1984-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Bertelsmann / Book Sales Clubs (Science Fiction & Fantasy Club) 01680 8   303
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Chris Foss Checkmark
Swords and Ice Magic 1984-01-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79189-1
$2.75?$: US dollar
243
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
Feuerwerk der SF 1984-07-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander Goldmann (Edition '84: Die positiven Utopien #8) 3-442-08408-3
DM 14.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
362
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Klaus Holitzka Checkmark
Swords and Ice Magic 1986-00-00 Fritz Leiber Grafton 0-583-13113-1
£2.50?£: UK pound
189
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Geoff Taylor Checkmark
Swords and Ice Magic 1987-00-00 Fritz Leiber Grafton 0-583-13113-1
£2.50?£: UK pound
189
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Geoff Taylor Checkmark
La magie des glaces 1987-06-11 Fritz Leiber Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5261) 2-266-02001-3   253
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll W. Siudmak  
Zwaarden en ijsmagie 1987-07-00 Fritz Leiber Meulenhoff (M=SF #133) 90-290-0937-3
ƒ17.50?ƒ: Dutch guilder
223
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
Whispers II 1987-11-00 ed. Stuart David Schiff Jove Books 0-515-09252-5
$3.95?$: US dollar
xiii+
256
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Marshall Arisman Checkmark
Swords and Ice Magic 1990-00-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79196-4
$3.95?$: US dollar
243
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Swords' Masters 1990-04-00 Fritz Leiber GuildAmerica Books / SFBC 15972
$11.98?$: US dollar
536
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Dean Morrissey Checkmark
The Leiber Chronicles: Fifty Years of Fritz Leiber 1990-04-00 Fritz Leiber Dark Harvest 0-913165-48-4   601
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Leiber Chronicles: Fifty Years of Fritz Leiber 1990-04-00 Fritz Leiber Dark Harvest 0-913165-48-4
$65.00?$: US dollar
601
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Leiber Chronicles: Fifty Years of Fritz Leiber 1990-04-00 Fritz Leiber Dark Harvest 0-913165-48-4
$21.95?$: US dollar
601
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Svärd och köldmagi?Svaerd och koeldmagi
1992-00-00 Fritz Leiber Target Games (Drakar & demoner #48) 91-7898-209-X / R 9304 001-9248
skr 39?skr: Swedish krona (crown)
157+
[2]
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Janny Wurts Checkmark
Microcosmic Tales 1992-06-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander DAW Books (DAW Collectors #883) 0-88677-532-9 / UE2532
$4.99?$: US dollar
xxi+
330
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Jim Burns Checkmark
The Wizards of Odd: Comic Tales of Fantasy 1996-03-00 ed. Peter Haining Souvenir Press 0-285-63308-2
£15.99?£: UK pound
300
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Josh Kirby  
Gefährliche Possen?Gefaehrliche Possen
1997-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #5909) 3-453-13343-9
DM 14.90?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
444
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Josh Kirby Checkmark
Return to Lankhmar 1997-00-00 Fritz Leiber White Wolf Publishing 1-56504-928-4
$21.99?$: US dollar
383
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Mike Mignola Checkmark
The Wizards of Odd: Comic Tales of Fantasy 1997-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Legend 0-09-917442-1
£4.99?£: UK pound
300
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Josh Kirby Checkmark
The Wizards of Odd: Comic Tales of Fantasy 1997-11-00 ed. Peter Haining Ace Books 0-441-00487-3
$6.50?$: US dollar
347
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Walter Velez Checkmark
The Wizards of Odd: Comic Tales of Fantasy 1998-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Orbit 1-85723-635-1
£5.99?£: UK pound
300
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Josh Kirby Checkmark
Return to Lankhmar 1998-01-04 Fritz Leiber White Wolf Publishing 1-56504-896-2
$5.99?$: US dollar
496
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni Mike Mignola Checkmark
The Second Book of Lankhmar 2001-12-00 Fritz Leiber Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz Fantasy Masterworks #24) 0-575-07358-6
£8.99?£: UK pound
695
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni Chris Moore Checkmark
Swords' Masters 2004-02-00 Fritz Leiber Science Fiction Book Club 0-7394-4205-8 / 63653
$14.99?$: US dollar
536
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Dean Morrissey  
Swords in The Mist/Swords and Ice Magic: Fafhrd and The Gray Mouser 2005-01-00 Fritz Leiber ibooks 0-7434-9804-6
$14.00?$: US dollar
448
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni  
Der traurige Henker 2006-09-00 Fritz Leiber Edition Phantasia (Phantasia Paperback Fantasy #2006) 3-937897-18-6
€19.90?€: Euro
400
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni Lars Nestler  
Swords and Ice Magic 2008-07-00 Fritz Leiber Dark Horse Books 978-1-59582-080-8
$12.95?$: US dollar
221
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Heidi Whitcomb Checkmark
Swords and Ice Magic 2008-08-12 Fritz Leiber Audible Studios      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
coll Checkmark
Swords and Ice Magic 2012-07-02 Fritz Leiber Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-12392-2
£2.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Swords and Ice Magic 2014-04-01 Fritz Leiber Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4976-1689-9
$9.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Adventures of Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser: Volume Two 2018-12-18 Fritz Leiber Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-5040-5765-3
$32.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni  
Swords and Ice Magic 2022-07-29 Fritz Leiber Centipede Press 978-1-61347-180-7
$75.00?$: US dollar
333
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Hescox Checkmark
Swords and Ice Magic 2022-07-29 Fritz Leiber Centipede Press 978-1-61347-180-7
$75.00?$: US dollar
333
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Hescox Checkmark
Swords and Ice Magic date unknown Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79167-0
$1.75?$: US dollar
243
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
Swords and Ice Magic date unknown Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79169-7
$2.25?$: US dollar
243
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
Swords' Masters date unknown Fritz Leiber GuildAmerica Books / SFBC 1-56865-046-9   536
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Dean Morrissey  
The Second Book of Lankhmar date unknown Fritz Leiber Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz Fantasy Masterworks #24) 978-0-575-07358-6
£9.99?£: UK pound
695
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni Chris Moore Checkmark
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