Lacroix, Paul, 1806-1884
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Pictorial Ownership 65x51 mm LIVRES VIELZ ET ANTIQVES | LIVRES | NOVVEAVX | ETIENNE DOLET / JACOB | BIBLIOPHILE / [cipher] PL Four naked childred read or climb upon oversize books and other objects (oil lamp, ink well and quill) Jacob Bibliophile was a pseudonym of Paul Lacroix, a French author of histories and historical romances. Etienne Dolet (1509-1546), whose name appears on the banner, was a writer and printer who was martyred by being burned along with his books.
|Uzanne, Octave, 1852-1931|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library|
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