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Jacobs, Joseph 1854-1916

Overview
Works: 468 works in 1,625 publications in 4 languages and 29,892 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Folklore  Fiction  Periodicals  Fairy tales  History  Sources  Quotations  Encyclopedias  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Roles: Compiler, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Composer, Adapter
Classifications: PZ8.J19, 398.21
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English fairy tales by Joseph Jacobs ( Book )
104 editions published between 1890 and 2012 in English and held by 2,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forty-three tales of fairies, giants, and foolish ones from the folklore that served to amuse the unlettered classes of "Merrie England."
The fables of Aesop by Joseph Jacobs ( Book )
94 editions published between 1889 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adaptations of eighty-two of Aesop's best known fables. Includes a brief history of the fables
Celtic Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs ( Book )
78 editions published between 1892 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection of Celtic Fairy tales was put together by noted Celtic expert Joseph Jacobs in the late 19th and early 20th Century. Including famous legends such as 'Conal Hammerclaw' and 'The Sea Maiden', this book will excite and delight fans of the Celtic arts, those who appreciate classic literature, and story-lovers in general
Indian fairy tales by Joseph Jacobs ( )
63 editions published between 1892 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty-nine traditional tales from India include "The Tiger, the Brahman, and the Jackal," "The Lion and the Crane," and "Why the Fish Laughed."
English fairy tales and more English fairy tales by Joseph Jacobs ( )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume includes the full texts of two fairy tale collections by Jacobs, both published in the 1890s. It also includes Jacobs' annotations and preface and an introduction by Haase that places Jacobs' work as a collector and editor of fairy tales in its social, historical and cultural context
More English fairy tales by Joseph Jacobs ( Book )
38 editions published between 1894 and 2013 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forty-four lesser known tales collected from English folklore, including Yallery Brown, Tom Hickathrift, Scrapefoot, A. Pottle O'Brains, Tamlane, and Tabetrot and Scantie Mab
Favorite fairy tales told in England by Virginia Haviland ( Book )
4 editions published between 1959 and 1969 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
''Retold from 'English fairy tales.'''
Jewish contributions to civilization : an estimate by Joseph Jacobs ( Book )
31 editions published between 1919 and 2009 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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More Celtic fairy tales by Joseph Jacobs ( Book )
41 editions published between 1894 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leprechauns, fairies, and medieval heroes figure in the strange events related in this reprint of twenty Celtic folk and fairy tales
Tattercoats by Joseph Jacobs ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retells the traditional English tale of how poor, neglected Tattercoats comes to marry the Prince
English folk and fairy tales by Joseph Jacobs ( Book )
13 editions published between 1965 and 1990 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Old French romances, done into English by William Morris ( Book )
21 editions published between 1896 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The art of worldly wisdom : a pocket oracle by Baltasar Gracián y Morales ( Book )
31 editions published between 1892 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of maxims on wordly behavior observed by a Jesuit scholar 300 years ago
Folklore by The Folk-lore Society (London) ( )
in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Most vols. for 1890- contain list of members of the Folk-lore Society
Johnny-cake by Joseph Jacobs ( Book )
3 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Johnny-cake escapes from the oven and outruns man and beast, but meets his match in the wily fox
Hereafterthis by Joseph Jacobs ( Book )
2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Farmer Jan begins to ask his new wife what she can do, a series of disasters follows
The book of wonder voyages by Joseph Jacobs ( Book )
21 editions published between 1896 and 1980 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of stories of imaginary voyages from Greek, Irish, Arab, and Norse folklore
The Jewish encyclopedia : a guide to its contents, an aid to its use by Joseph Jacobs ( Book )
24 editions published between 1905 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Jews of Angevin England; documents and records, from the Latin and Hebrew sources, printed and manuscript by Joseph Jacobs ( Book )
30 editions published between 1893 and 2013 in English and German and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three little pigs by Rodney Peppé ( Book )
4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Only one of the three pig brothers survives the hazardous experience of building a house
 
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Alternative Names
Dzhekobs, Dzhozef, 1854-1916
Dzshekobs, Dzshozef, 1854-1916
J. J. (Joseph Jacobs), 1854-1916
ג'קובס, ג'וזף, 1854-1916
דזשייקאבס, ג'וזף, 1854-1916
דזשײקאבס, דזשאזעף
ジェイコブズ, J
ジェイコブズ, ジョゼフ
ヤコブス, ジョセフ
Languages
English (611)
Chinese (13)
Spanish (3)
German (1)
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