Manon Lescaut – Alastair’s illustrations

Histoire de Manon Lescaut et du chevalier des Grieux

author : Abbé Prévost
illustrator : Alastair (Baron Hans Henning Voigt)
date : 1731

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Manon Lescaut is the seventh and final volume of Mémoires et aventures d’un homme de qualité (Memoirs and Adventures of a Man of Quality). When first published in 1731 it was immediately bunned. However, it became very popular and pirated editions were widely distributed.

Illustrations are from the 1928 edition
publisher : Dodd, Mead and Company, New York

The message

The Passionate Embrace

Musique de chambre

Monon Lescaut tickles her lover Chevalier Des Grieux with a peacock feather

The Departure


The Closed Gate

The Sad Journey

Death of Manon





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