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
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