WorldCat Identities

Jacobs, W. W. (William Wymark) 1863-1943

Overview
Works: 678 works in 2,316 publications in 7 languages and 17,740 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Drama  Juvenile works  Theatrical adaptations  Bibliography  Sea stories  Horror films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Lyricist, Creator, Other, Editor, Conceptor
Classifications: PR4821.J2, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by W. W Jacobs
The monkey's paw by W. W Jacobs( Book )

110 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mummified monkey's paw carrying a spell receives three wishes from a family and proceeds to fulfill them in unexpected and horrible ways
Many cargoes by W. W Jacobs( Book )

104 editions published between 1798 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Wymark Jacobs was an English author of short stories and novels. Quite popular in his lifetime primarily for his amusing maritime tales of life along the London docks (many of them humorous as well as sardonic in tone). Today he is best known for a few short works of horror fiction. William Wymark Jacobs was an English author of short stories and novels. Quite popular in his lifetime primarily for his amusing maritime tales of life along the London docks (many of them humorous as well as sardonic in tone). Today he is best known for a few short works of horror fiction
Captains all by W. W Jacobs( Book )

65 editions published between 1905 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lady of the barge by W. W Jacobs( Book )

78 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in English and German and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odd craft by W. W Jacobs( Book )

83 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Light freights by W. W Jacobs( Book )

84 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of old salts, introducing some of the author's best comic characters, Bob Pretty, Ginger Dick and Old Sam Small
Great classic stories : [22 unabridged classics]( Recording )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reginald on house parties / Saki - The Sphinx without a secret / Oscar Wilde -- Tobermory / Saki -- On being idle / Jerome K. Jerome -- For better or worse / W.W. Jacobs -- The model millionaire / Oscar Wilde -- The garden of truth / E. Nesbit -- The cat that walked by himself / Rudyard Kipling -- The girl from Arles / Alphonse Daudet -- Mr. & Mrs. Dove / Katherine Mansfield -- Georgie Porgie / Rudyard Kipling -- Caterpillars / E.F. Benson -- Lost hearts / M.R. James -- Ship to Tarshish / John Buchan -- The tell-tale heart / Edgar Allan Poe -- The man of the night / Edgar Wallace -- Dr. Heidegger's experiment / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- B 24 / Arthur Conan Doyle -- Pat Hobby & Orson Welles / F. Scott Fitzgerald - Mad / Guy de Maupassant -- The black cat / Edgar Allan Poe -- The monkey's paw / W.W. Jacobs
Short cruises by W. W Jacobs( Book )

77 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humorous short stories, most of them concerned with love
Salthaven by W. W Jacobs( Book )

60 editions published between 1908 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dialstone Lane by W. W Jacobs( Book )

72 editions published between 1904 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More cargoes by W. W Jacobs( Book )

15 editions published between 1898 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ship's company by W. W Jacobs( Book )

53 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A master of craft by W. W Jacobs( Book )

70 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and German and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story tells of marital mishap and misadventure among mariners in the East End of London. Will Poppy Tyrell find happiness? What are the dark secrets of Cap'n Flower. Rest assured that all will be revealed and there will be a happy ending
Night watches by W. W Jacobs( Book )

49 editions published between 1914 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At Sunwich port by W. W Jacobs( Book )

60 editions published between 1902 and 2016 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sailor's knots by W. W Jacobs( Book )

64 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deep waters [by] W.W. Jacobs by W. W Jacobs( Book )

47 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The monkey's paw and other tales of mystery and the macabre by W. W Jacobs( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book features Gothic narratives, stories of the macabre, and supernatural tales that are infused with the shrewd and sardonic humor for which Jacobs is justifiably famous. The stories demonstrate his masterful instinct for weaving terror and suspense into scenes of ordinary everyday life
The castaways by W. W Jacobs( Book )

36 editions published between 1911 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The skipper's wooing, and the brown man's servant by W. W Jacobs( Book )

36 editions published between 1897 and 2016 in English and German and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Great classic stories : [22 unabridged classics]
Alternative Names
Džakobs, V.

Jacobs, W. W.

Jacobs, W. W. 1863-1943

Jacobs, W. W. (William Wymark)

Jacobs, W. W. (William Wymark), 1863-1943

Jacobs, William Wymark

Jacobs, William Wymark 1863-1943

Jekabsa, Ḍablyū. Ḍablyū

W. W. Jacobs britisk skribent

W.W. Jacobs écrivain britannique

W・W・ジェイコブズ

William Wymark Jacobs Brits schrijver (1863-1943)

William Wymark Jacobs brittisk författare

William Wymark Jacobs englischer Autor von Kurzgeschichten und Romanen

William Wymark Jacobs scrittore inglese

Wymark Jacobs, William

Wymark Jacobs, William 1863-1943

Джекобс В. В

Джекобс В. В. 1863-1943

Джекобс У. У

Джекобс У. У. 1863-1943

Джекобс, Уильям Уаймарк английский писатель

دابلیو. دابلیو. جاکوبس نویسنده بریتانیایی

제이콥스, 윌리엄 위마크 1863-1943

ジェイコブズ, W. W.

Languages
English (1,106)

German (18)

French (5)

Chinese (4)

Swedish (1)

Spanish (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Odd craftLight freightsGreat classic stories : [22 unabridged classics]Short cruisesDialstone LaneA master of craftNight watchesDeep waters [by] W.W. JacobsThe monkey's paw and other tales of mystery and the macabre