The Chrysalis. A Book of Poems by Logan P. Martin, Federal Prisoner, Atlanta, Ga. PRISON LITERATURE, Logan P. MARTIN.

The Chrysalis. A Book of Poems by Logan P. Martin, Federal Prisoner, Atlanta, Ga.

Atlanta: J.J. O'Donnell, 1915. First Edition. Collection of sentimental poems and aphorisms by a prison poet, published (according to the Preface) to "raise a fund wherewith the author may start life anew after his release from the Atlanta Federal Prison." With ca. 12pp of testimonials from clergy before text. With portraits (halftones) and three line illustrations. A worn copy of a relatively uncommon volume of prison verse. Octavo (21cm). Linen-backed pictorial boards; 104pp; illus. Quite decent copy: board edges a bit rubbed and darkened, but internally sound, clean and unmarked; Very Good. Ownership stamp of attorney Stiles Hopkins, Atlanta (son of Isaac Stiles Hopkins, founder of the Georgia School of Technology, later Georgia Tech).

Price: $135.00

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