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Jackson, Holbrook 1874-1948

Overview
Works: 322 works in 1,110 publications in 4 languages and 14,063 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Limericks  Juvenile works  Humorous poetry  Essays 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Illustrator, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PR2223, 827.8
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Most widely held works by Holbrook Jackson
The eighteen nineties; a review of art and ideas at the close of the nineteenth century by Holbrook Jackson( Book )

111 editions published between 1913 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The anatomy of melancholy by Robert Burton( Book )

71 editions published between 1932 and 2001 in English and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melancholie
The anatomy of bibliomania / Holbrook Jackson by Holbrook Jackson( Book )

63 editions published between 1930 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackson inspects the allure of books, their curative and restorative properties, and the passion for them that leads to bibliomania ("a genial mania, less harmful than the sanity of the sane"). His commentary addresses why we read, where we read (on journeys, at mealtimes, on the toilet -- this has "a long but mostly unrecorded history"--In bed, and in prison), and what happens to us when we read. He touches on bindings, bookworms, libraries, and the sport of book hunting, as well as the behavior of borrowers, embezzlers, thieves, and collectors. Francis Bacon, Anatole France, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Leigh Hunt, Marcel Proust, Ralph Waldo Emerson, William Shakespeare, and scores of other luminaries chime in on books and their love for them
Dreamers of dreams; the rise and fall of 19th century idealism by Holbrook Jackson( Book )

34 editions published between 1948 and 1978 in English and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reading of books by Holbrook Jackson( Book )

27 editions published between 1946 and 2001 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete nonsense of Edward Lear by Edward Lear( Book )

70 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Lear was the greatest nonsensicalist of all time. He was the inventor of the limerick and created the Jumblies and The Owl and the Pussycat. This complete edition of Lear's nonsense verse including the limericks, longer verses, alphabets and his own illustrations is lovingly restored and beautifully presented, for adults and children to enjoy together
Great English novelists by Holbrook Jackson( Book )

21 editions published between 1908 and 1990 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The printing of books by Holbrook Jackson( Book )

28 editions published between 1938 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fear of books by Holbrook Jackson( Book )

24 editions published between 1932 and 2001 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Many of the best books ever written have been destroyed by kings, priests, or committees terrified of the printed word. The Fear of Books examines the violence, destruction and suppression that have hounded books throughout their history and the fears that lead to such treachery."--BOOK JACKET
Bernard Shaw by Holbrook Jackson( Book )

29 editions published between 1907 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Occasions; a volume of essays on such divers themes as laughter and cathedrals, town and profanity, gardens and bibliomania, etc by Holbrook Jackson( Book )

16 editions published between 1922 and 2015 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Southward ho! And other essays by Holbrook Jackson( Book )

18 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Morris by Holbrook Jackson( Book )

24 editions published between 1908 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bookman's pleasure : a recreation for booklovers by Holbrook Jackson( Book )

8 editions published between 1947 and 2005 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief survey of printing: history and practice by Stanley Morison( Book )

12 editions published in 1923 in English and Undetermined and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On art and socialism; essays and lectures by William Morris( Book )

9 editions published in 1947 in English and German and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bookman's holiday : a recreation for book lovers by Holbrook Jackson( Book )

19 editions published between 1900 and 1946 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This anthology shows what writers of books think of their predecessors, their contemporaries, and themselves"- Preface
The eighteen nineties : a review of art and ideas at the close of the nineteenth century by Holbrook Jackson( Book )

31 editions published between 1913 and 2013 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse van kunstzinnige en literaire ideeën en persoonlijkheden. Aandacht voor o.a. decadentie en dandyisme, Oscar Wilde en Aubrey Beardsley
All manner of folk; interpretations and studies by Holbrook Jackson( Book )

12 editions published between 1912 and 2010 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Morris, craftsman-socialist by Holbrook Jackson( Book )

16 editions published between 1908 and 2015 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The complete nonsense of Edward Lear
Alternative Names
Holbrook Jackson britischer Journalist

Holbrook Jackson British journalist

Holbrook Jackson journaliste britannique

Holbrook Jackson periodista británico

Jackson George Holbrook

Jackson, George Holbrook 1874-1948

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The anatomy of melancholyThe anatomy of bibliomania / Holbrook JacksonThe reading of booksThe complete nonsense of Edward LearThe fear of booksBookman's pleasure : a recreation for bookloversThe eighteen nineties : a review of art and ideas at the close of the nineteenth century