THE MAN WITH THE BLACK FEATHER ... Translated by Edgar Jepson. Gaston Leroux.
THE MAN WITH THE BLACK FEATHER ... Translated by Edgar Jepson ...

THE MAN WITH THE BLACK FEATHER ... Translated by Edgar Jepson. London: Hurst and Blackett, Ltd., 1912. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi-vii [viii-ix] x [xi-xii] [1] 2-314 + 24-page publisher's catalogue dated "August, 1912" inserted at rear, three inserted plates with illustrations by Charles M. Relyea, original black cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition of this translation. Translated earlier as THE DOUBLE LIFE (1909). "The luckless protagonist is periodically possessed by the spirit of the long-dead villain Cartouche... Feverish melodrama." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-127. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 139. Reginald 08941. Hubin (1994), p. 498. Gift inscription by Lady Wilde dated Christmas 1912 on verso of the front free endpaper. A bright, nearly fine copy. (#130361).

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