See also:born in
See also:Paris on the 27th of
See also:April 18o6, the son of a novelist . He is best known under his pseudonym of P . L . Jacob, bibliophile, or " Bibliophile Jacob," suggested by the
See also:interest he took in public
See also:libraries and books generally . Lacroix was an extremely prolific and varied writer . Over twenty
See also:historical romances alone came from his
See also:pen, and he also wrote a variety of serious historical
See also:works, including a
See also:history of
See also:Napoleon III., and the
See also:life and times of the
See also:Nicholas I. of Russia . He was the joint author with
See also:Ferdinand Sere of a five-
See also:work, Le Moyen Age et La
See also:Renaissance (1847), a standard work on the
See also:manners, customs and
See also:dress of those times, the chief merit of which lies in the
See also:great number of illustrations it contains . He also wrote many monographs on phases of the history of culture . Over the signature
See also:Pierre Dufour was published an exhaustive Histoire de la Prostitution (1851—1852), which has always been attributed to Lacroix . His works on bibliography were also extremely numerous . In 1885 he was appointed librarian of the
See also:Arsenal Library, Paris . He died in Paris on the 16th of
See also:October 1884 .
ANTOINE FRANCOIS ALFRED LACROIX (1863— )
LACROMA (Serbo-Croatian Lokrum)
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