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Finding Aid for the Holbrook Jackson Papers, 1907-1948
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Box 1

The Eighteen Nineties. London, 1913. First published by Grant Richards, London, 1913.

Physical Description: 3 p.l., 5, 370 leaves. 28 cm. Manuscript, holograph and typescript, with copious corrections. Bound in cloth.
Box 1

Great English Novelists. London, 1907. First published by Grant Richards, London, 1908.

Physical Description: 2 p.l., 5, 170, 23, 25, 25 leaves. 26.5 cm. Holograph manuscript with copious corrections. Bound in cloth.

Scope and Content Note

Contents: Daniel Defoe, Samuel Richardson, Henry Fielding, Tobias Smollett, Laurence Sterne, Sir Walter Scott, Charles Dickens, Thackery, Edward Bulwer-Lytoon, Benjamin Disraeli and George Meredith.
Box 1

,Great Soldiers, by George Henry Hart [pseudonym]. London, 1909. First published by Grant Richards, London, 1911, under the name George Henry Hart.

Physical Description: 3 p.l., 5, 51, 23, 46, 40, 18, 21, 12, 13, 16 leaves. 26.5 cm. Holograph manuscript with copious corrections. Bound in cloth.

Scope and Content Note

Contents: Alexander the Great, Hannibal, Julius Caesar, Henry V, Marlborough, Frederick the Great, Wolfe, Washington, Napolean, Wellington, Havelock, Lee, Grant and Gordon.
Box 1

Letters, signed, to various persons. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: 4 items. Holograph.

Scope and Content Note

  • 2 letters to Mr. Lees, February 13, 1945 and February 26, 1948.
  • 1 letter to Julian Symons, April 24, 1944, re A.J.A. Symons.
  • 1 letter to A.J.A. Symons, April 10. 1926.
  • With these: 1 letter to Jackson from John Nicolas Mavrogordato, May 1, 1931.
Box 1

Memoria Technica; fragments. London, ca. 1918-1941.

Physical Description: 194pp. 32.5 cm. Holograph manuscript.

Scope and Content Note

Notes on a wide range of subjects, written in a Goldoni Book. These books are as used in The Gordon Craig School for the Art of the Theatre...
Index, pp.192-194.
Box 2

Lords of Language. Extracts from the Notebooks of a Bibliophile. London, ca. 1937-1948.

Physical Description: 5 vols. Holograph manuscript. Bookman's holiday II appears on the spines.

Scope and Content Note

This work was intended as a sequel to Bookman's holiday, and was in an advanced stage of preparation when the author died. It was to consist of 54 sections, 37 of which appear in these volumes.