| ANONYMOUS. An Enquiry into the Origins of Printing in Europe, by a Lover of Art. London, 1752.|
A rewrite of Jackson's manuscript journal, with some sections quoted verbatim. The artist's career from about 1725 to 1752 is described. The most important biographical source and a rare book.
|AUDIN, M. Essai sur les graveurs de bois en France au dix-huitieme siecle. Paris, 1925, pp. 99-102. Contains a section listing many books illustrated by Jackson in Paris, mostly in later editions.|
|BAVEREL, P. Notices sur les graveurs, Besangon, 1807, vol. 1, pp. 341-342.|
|BÉNÉZit, E. Dictionnaire des peintres, sculfiteurs, dessinateurs, & graveurs. Paris, 1924 (1st ed. 1913), vol. 2, p. 693.|
| BEWICK, THOMAS. Memoir of Thomas Bewick, Written lay Himself, 1822-1828. New
York, 1925 (1st ed., 1862), pp. 213-214.|
Mentions meeting Jackson in advanced age, about 1777. The book contains much personal reminiscence and observation on life but little concrete detail for the student.
| BIGMORE, E. C. and
WYMAN, C. W. H. A Bibliography of Printing. London, 1880-1886, vol. 1, pp. 201, 365.|
The most extensive annotated listing of books relating to printing. Has a description of Jackson's Essay.
|BRULLIOT, F. Dictionnaire des monogrammes. Munich, 1832-1834, vol. 2, Nos. 1288, 1352, 1535.|
| BRYAN, M. Dictionary of Painters and Engravers. London and New York, 1904
(1st ed. 1816), vol. 3, p. 99.|
The most comprehensive biographical dictionary of artists in the English language.
| BURCH, R. M. Colour Printing and Colour Printers. London, 1910, pp. 72-77.|
The most comprehensive general survey, but with more than occasional inaccuracies. There is a lack of sensitivity in art matters. These comments apply also to the section on Jackson.