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Lacroix, Paul, 1806-1884
Lacroix, Paul, 1806-1884
OriginatorLacroix, Paul, 1806-1884
DesignerUzanne, Octave, 1852-1931
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypePictorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions65x51 mm
OrientationLandscape
Bookplate TextLIVRES VIELZ ET ANTIQVES | LIVRES | NOVVEAVX | ETIENNE DOLET / JACOB | BIBLIOPHILE / [cipher] PL
DescriptionFour naked childred read or climb upon oversize books and other objects (oil lamp, ink well and quill)
NoteJacob 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.
RightsRare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; For more information, please contact the Rare Book and Manuscript Library: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/7016277
CollectionJohn Starr Stewart Ex Libris Collection
Local Identifierexlibris0482.jp2
Repository/Holding LibraryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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