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Jacobs, Joseph 1854-1916

Overview
Works: 503 works in 2,171 publications in 6 languages and 35,930 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Periodicals  Fairy tales  Fiction  Fables  Folklore  History  Sources  Illustrated works  Quotations 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Compiler, Other, Composer, Bibliographic antecedent, edc, Adapter, wpr, Arranger
Classifications: PZ8.J19, 398
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Most widely held works by Joseph Jacobs
The fables of Aesop by Aesop( Book )

92 editions published between 1892 and 2013 in English and held by 2,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptations of eighty-two of Aesop's best known fables. Includes a brief history of the fables
English fairy tales by Joseph Jacobs( Book )

180 editions published between 1890 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,986 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."
Celtic fairy tales by Joseph Jacobs( Book )

134 editions published between 1892 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-six characteristic tales, both romantic and comic, from the folklore of the Celts of the British Isles, collected from both Gaelic and English speaking peasants
Indian fairy tales by Joseph Jacobs( Book )

79 editions published between 1888 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 922 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."
Folklore by Folklore society (Londres)( )

in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most vols. for 1890- contain list of members of the Folk-lore Society
More English fairy tales by Joseph Jacobs( Book )

53 editions published between 1890 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 894 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 )

8 editions published between 1959 and 1994 in English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Retold from 'English fairy tales.''"
Children's literature for dramatization : an anthology by Geraldine Brain Siks( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic stories and verse are collected for performance by children
More Celtic fairy tales by Joseph Jacobs( Book )

46 editions published between 1892 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leprechauns, fairies, and medieval heroes figure in the strange events related in this paperback reprint of twenty Celtic folk and fairy tales
Johnny-cake by Joseph Jacobs( Book )

11 editions published between 1933 and 1990 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Johnny-cake escapes from the oven and outruns man and beast, but meets his match in the wily fox
Jewish contributions to civilization : an estimate by Joseph Jacobs( Book )

36 editions published between 1919 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Tattercoats by Joseph Jacobs( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 539 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 )

16 editions published between 1904 and 1990 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty-five traditional fairy tales from the folklore of many countries of Europe
The art of worldly wisdom by Baltasar Gracián y Morales( Book )

28 editions published between 1892 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The remarkable best-seller -- a long-lost, 300-year-old book of wisdom on how to live successfully yet responsibly in a society governed by self-interest -- as acute as Machiavelli yet as humanistic and scrupulously moral as Marcus Aurelius. --
English fairy tales ; and, More English fairy tales by Joseph Jacobs( Book )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the first compilation of the full first-edition texts of the classic fairy tale collections by Joseph Jacobs, with Jacobs's original prefaces and annotations. A resource for scholars and students, this collection by the "English Grimm" provides an enduring corpus of fairy tales. It includes an authoritative introduction by Donald Haase placing Jacobs's work as a collector/editor in social, historical, and cultural context, and original illustrations by John Batten."--Jacket
Hereafterthis by Joseph Jacobs( Book )

6 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 379 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 )

27 editions published between 1896 and 2012 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories of imaginary voyages from Greek, Irish, Arab, and Norse folklore
Old French romances, done into English by William Morris( Book )

15 editions published between 1896 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Morris's translations from the medieval French
The Jewish encyclopedia : a guide to its contents, an aid to its use by Joseph Jacobs( Book )

24 editions published between 1905 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 360 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 )

42 editions published between 1893 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Celtic fairy tales
Alternative Names
Dzhekobs, Dzhozef 1854-1916

Dzshekobs, Dzshozef 1854-1916

J. J 1854-1916

J. J. (Joseph Jacobs), 1854-1916

Jacobs 1854-1916

Jacobs J.

Jacobs J. 1854-1916

Joseph Jacobs australischer Historiker und Volkskundler

Joseph Jacobs historiador británico

Joseph Jacobs historien britannique

joseph jacobs istoric britanic

Joseph Jacobs literatuurcriticus uit Australië (1854-1916)

joshep jacobs

Yagebusi, Yuesefu 1854-1916

Джейкобс Дж

Джейкобс, Дж 1854-1916

Джекобс Дж

Джекобс Дж. 1854-1916

ג'קובס, ג'וזף

ג'קובס, ג'וזף 1854-1916

ג'קובס, ג'וזף, היסטוריון בריטי

דזשייקאבס, ג'וזף 1854-1916

דזשײקאבס, דזשאזעף

جوزيف جاكوبس مؤرخ بريطاني

جوزیف جاكوبس

제이컵스, 조지프 1854-1916

제이콥스

제이콥스 1854-1916

제이콥스, 조셉 1854-1916

제이콥스, 조지프 1854-1916

ジェイコブズ

ジェイコブズ, J

ジェイコブズ, ジョゼフ

ジョセフ・ジェイコブス

ヤコブス, ジョセフ

雅各布斯, 约瑟夫 1854-1916

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English fairy talesCeltic fairy talesIndian fairy talesMore English fairy talesFavorite fairy tales told in EnglandMore Celtic fairy talesJewish contributions to civilization : an estimateThe art of worldly wisdom