WEST INDIA LIGHTS. Henry S. Whitehead.


Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1946. Octavo, front cover illustration by Ronald Clyne, cloth. First edition. 3000 copies printed. The author's posthumously published second collection of weird fiction, preceded by JUMBEE AND OTHER UNCANNY TALES (1944). Twenty-five stories by Whitehead were published in WEIRD TALES between 1924 and 1933. "The stories are very well written, with an authenticity which accentuates the feeling of dread expectation." - Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 183. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1707. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-230. See Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-213. A very good copy with some offsetting to the free end papers, some light residue to the cloth edges from an old style jacket protector in a very good or somewhat better dust jacket with the usual age toning along the edges and to the spine panel. (22705). Item #22705

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