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THE MAN WITH THE BLACK
FEATHER

 

 
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In horror I recognized my own handwriting

See page 21

 
 

THE
MAN WITH THE BLACK
FEATHER

BY
GASTON LEROUX

TRANSLATED BY
EDGAR JEPSON

ILLUSTRATED BY
CHARLES M. RELYEA

 

BOSTON
SMALL, MAYNARD & COMPANY
PUBLISHERS

 
 

Copyright, 1912

By Small, Maynard and Company

(incorporated)


Entered at Stationers' Hall

 

THE UNIVERSITY PRESS, CAMBRIDGE, U. S. A.

 

 

CONTENTS


  1. Page
  2. Historical Preface—The Sandalwood Box v
  3. Chapter
  4. I M. Theophrastus Longuet Desires to Improve His Mind and Visits Historical Monuments 1
  5. II The Scrap of Paper 13
  6. III Theophrastus Longuet Bursts into Song 22
  7. IV Adolphe Lecamus is Flabbergasted but Frank 48
  8. V Theophrastus Shows the Black Feather 55
  9. VI The Portrait 67
  10. VII The Young Cartouche 89
  11. VIII The Wax Mask 105
  12. IX Strange Position of a Little Violet Cat 116
  13. X The Explanation of the Strange Attitude of a Little Violet Cat 124
  14. XI Theophrastus Maintains that He Did Not Die on the Place de Grève 135
  15. XII The House of Strange Words 144
  16. XIII The Cure that Missed 155
  17. XIV The Operation Begins 171
  18. XV The Operation Ends 186
  19. XVI The Drawbacks of Psychic Surgery 200
  20. XVII Theophrastus Begins to Take an Interest in Things 206
  21.  

ILLUSTRATIONS

  1. In horror I recognized my own handwriting. See page 21 Frontispiece
  2. PAGE

  3. Theophrastus still gazed in wonder. See page 157 100
  4. "Theophrastus Longuet, awake!" 200
 


This work was published before January 1, 1924, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.