THE MAN WITH THE BLACK FEATHER, Translated by Edgar Jepson. Illustrated by Charles M. Relyea. Gaston LEROUX.

THE MAN WITH THE BLACK FEATHER, Translated by Edgar Jepson. Illustrated by Charles M. Relyea.

Toronto: McLeod and Allen, Publishers. [1912]. First Canadian Edition. Hardcover. First Canadian Edition, from the US sheets; the title page is a cancel. Octavo, original tan cloth titled and ruled in red, design of a feather in black on upper cover and spine.314 + [8] pp ads at rear. Frontispiece and two additional full-page black & white plates by Relyea inserted in the text. Spine panel darkened and dull; name in pencil on front free endpaper; otherwise a very good copy. The Canadian issue of this book is very scarce. Very Good. Item #309502

¶ Melodramatic sensational novel of crime and the occult. The protagonist is periodically possessed by the spirit of the long- dead villain 'Cartouche'. Earlier translated in English as THE DOUBLE LIFE (1909).

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