THE MAN WITH THE BLACK FEATHER, Translated by Edgar Jepson. Illustrated by Charles M. Relyea.
Price: $25.00 USD
Place Published: Toronto
Publisher: McLeod and Allen, Publishers.
Date Published: .
Edition: First Canadian Edition
Condition: Very Good
Book Id: 309502
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 +  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.
¶ 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).