Title The Story of Manon Lescaut. and of the Chevalier des Grieux. Translated from the French of L’Abbe Prevost by John Manton. Illustrated by S.W.Coleman.
Publisher Richard Lesley and Co.Ltd. 1947 1st thus.
Seller ID 72797
Size 5.0 x 7.5 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. with illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine darkened. Handling marks. slightly rubbed along edges with small chips and tears. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges and endpapers. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 189pp. With 10 colour plates. The story of the Chevalier de Grieux and his lover Manon Lescaut. They travel together from France to Louisiana, Manon several times leavinfg becuse of lack of money, and eventually dieing.
Literature L’ABBE PREVOST, Story, Manon Lescaut, Chevalier des Grieux, Translated, John Manton, Illustrated, S.W.Coleman, France, Louisiana, first edition dustwrapper