Lot 2 of 443:
Manon Lescaut, 1928 illustrations by Alastair  

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Manon Lescaut

Prevost d'Exiles, Antoine Francois

London and New York

John Lane the Bodley Head / Dodd, Mead and Company



Translated from the French by D.C. Moylan. Introduction by Arthur Symons. Illustrated with 11 plates printed in red & black from designs by Alastair; printed glassine guards. (folio) 31.5x25 cm, (12½x10") original tan cloth with blindstamped title and spine. No. 270 of 1850 copies.

Alastair is the nom de plume of Hans Henning Otto Harry Baron von Voigt,  German artist, composer, dancer, mime, poet, singer and translator.

Lot Amendments

Rebacked with the original spine strip laid on, the spine darkened, wear at cover edges and corners; overall very good.

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