Title: Historie du chevalier des grieux et de manon lescaut / Memoire D' Un Homme EQUALITE
Published: Amsterdam 1756
Manon Lescaut (L'Histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut) is a short novel by French author Abbé Prévost. Published in 1731, it is the seventh and final volume of Mémoires et aventures d'un homme de qualité (Memoirs and Adventures of a Man of Quality). It was controversial in its time and was banned in France upon publication. Despite this, it became very popular and pirated editions were widely distributed. In a subsequent 1753 edition, the Abbé Prévost toned down some scandalous details and injected more moralizing disclaimers. Bound in Leather featuring Gilt.
Condition: The Book is complete without any wormholes. It is in good to fair condition (Please see pictures)
Size: 5 1/2 by 3 1/2 inch
Please feel free to ask any questions.
16 other shoppers have this item in their Cart or Wish List
An Eclectic Collection of Antiques and Art + Vintage and Antique Fashion and Jewelry
Lots of Items on Sale - Please feel free to ask any questions