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Histoire de Manon Lescaut et du Chevalier des Grieux

Illustrated by Léopold Flameng (French, 1831–1911), Portrait(s) designed by Jules Ferdinand Jacquemart (French, 1837–1880)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Bibliothèque Nationale, Inventaire 19th cen. (Flameng), 206; Ibid (Jacquemart), 42


Overall: 21.6 x 14 x 4.8 cm (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 12 etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Glady frères, 1875) Octavo; xlix, [1 f.] 372 pp. [2 ff.], plus 12 plates; original publisher’s printed vellum wrapper (cream-colored phase box).

Literary illustrations; author portraits.

Paris: Glady frères, 1875


Acquired in 1921 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent