Prévost d'Exiles, Antoine François (abbé Prévost): Manon Lescaut.
Paris, chez D. Jouaust, 1867 (colophon: 1868). 8vo. xxiv + 264 pp. Title-page printed in red and black.
NB: Extra illustrated with 2 engraved portraits + 8 engraved plates on chine collé after drawings by J. H. Lefevre + 1 original coloured drawing of one of the principal scenes of the work, signed ”A. Baudet Bauderval” (facing p. 29).
No 221 of 300 copies on papier de Hollande (out of a total edition of 342 copies).
French citron morocco signed ”Hardy” (Hardy-Mennil), spine richly gilt in compartments inlaid with flowers in green morocco, broad gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Slight superficial wear, fine. Extra-illustrated (see above).
(Les Romans Classiques.) With at end a printed list of variants compared with the 1753 edition.
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