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Webster, Henry Kitchell

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

(1875-1932) US author in whose sf novel, The Sky-Man (1910), a young soldier and inventor, having built a winged lighter-than-air single-person Airship, is flying it in the Arctic where he encounters a young woman searching for her missing father, who has indicated via message in a bottle that he has discovered a clement Lost World. He saves her from rape, and the tale ends happily. [JC]

Henry Kitchell Webster

born Evanston, Illinois: 7 September 1875

died Evanston, Illinois: 8 December 1932


  • The Sky-Man (New York: Century Company, 1910) [illus/Dan Smith: hb/]


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