DescriptionHenry S. Whitehead. Two First Editions, including: Jumbee and Other Uncanny Tales; West India Lights. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1944-1946.
First hardcover editions. Two twelvemo editions.
Black cloth with gilt spine titles. Dust jackets. Overall, books and dust jackets are near fine. Rev. Henry St. Clair Whitehead (1882-1932) was a Harvard-educated horror and fantasy writer whose stories were first published in the pulp magazines Weird Tales and Strange Tales. For many years, he carried on a lengthy correspondence with fellow weird-fiction master H. P. Lovecraft. From the Robert and Diane Yaspan Collection.
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