Holbrook Jackson (1874-1948) was born in Liverpool, England. He began publishing articles at age 16 while working as a clerk.
He co-edited the
New Age in 1907 and edited
T.P.'s Magazine, which he later bought out in order to edit his own literary journal,
To-Day (1917-23). He also wrote many books. The collection contains literary manuscripts including the manuscript of
Great Soldiers (written under the pseudonym George Henry Hart) and four letters written by Jackson to various persons.
Jackson was born on December 31, 1874 in Liverpool, England; although he never attended college, he was a voracious reader
who began publishing articles at age 16 while working as a clerk; he co-edited the New Age in 1907, and edited T.P.'s Magazine, which he later bought out in order to edit his own literary journal, To-Day (1917-23); wrote many books, including: Bernard Shaw (1907), William Morris (1908), Great English Novelists (1908), The Eighteen Nineties (1913), Romance and Reality (1911), All Manner of Folk (1912), Southwest ho! and Other Essays (1914), Occasions (1922), The Anatomy of Bibliomania (1930, 1931), The Fear of Books (1932), and The Reading of Books (1946); he died on June 16, 1948.
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