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Jacobs, Joseph 1854-1916

Overview
Works: 466 works in 1,947 publications in 11 languages and 32,963 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Periodicals  Folklore  Fiction  Illustrated works  Fairy tales  History  Sources  Fables  Quotations 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Compiler, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Composer, Adapter, edc, Arranger
Classifications: PZ8.J19, 398.2
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Fables of sop by Aesop( Book )

115 editions published between 1889 and 2008 in English and English, Middle and held by 2,423 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 )

190 editions published between 1890 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,236 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 )

129 editions published between 1892 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,795 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 1892 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,131 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."
More English fairy tales by Joseph Jacobs( Book )

63 editions published between 1893 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,053 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 )

5 editions published between 1959 and 1978 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Retold from 'English fairy tales.''"
Johnny-cake by Joseph Jacobs( Book )

9 editions published between 1933 and 1990 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Johnny-cake escapes from the oven and outruns man and beast, but meets his match in the wily fox
More Celtic fairy tales by Joseph Jacobs( Book )

43 editions published between 1894 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 632 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
Tattercoats by Joseph Jacobs( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the traditional English tale of how poor, neglected Tattercoats comes to marry the Prince
Jewish contributions to civilization : an estimate by Joseph Jacobs( Book )

35 editions published between 1919 and 2009 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation
English folk and fairy tales by Joseph Jacobs( Book )

16 editions published between 1898 and 1990 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty-five traditional fairy tales from the folklore of many countries of Europe
English fairy tales ; and, More English fairy tales by Joseph Jacobs( Book )

8 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 447 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
Oráculo manual y arte de prudencia by Baltasar Gracin y Morales( Book )

28 editions published between 1892 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers practical advice on how to make your way in a chaotic world, and how to make it well. The 300 aphorisms contained here remain remarkably relevant today, addressing us today as practical guides for civility in an often uncivil world, and may serve as invitations to participate in making an uncivil world as civil as possible
Folklore by Folklore Society (Londen)( )

in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published in 1973 in English and Afrikaans and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Farmer Jan begins to ask his new wife what she can do, a series of disasters follows
Old French romances, done into English by William Morris( Book )

20 editions published between 1896 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of wonder voyages by Joseph Jacobs( Book )

27 editions published between 1896 and 2008 in English and held by 374 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 )

23 editions published between 1905 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack and the beanstalk = Juan y frijoles magicos by Carol Ottolenghi( Book )

15 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and French and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Jacobs' version of the tale in which a boy climbs to the top of a giant beanstalk where he must use his quick wits to outsmart an ogre and make his and his mother's fortune
The Jews of Angevin England; documents and records, from the Latin and Hebrew sources, printed and manuscript by Joseph Jacobs( Book )

37 editions published between 1893 and 2013 in English and German and held by 332 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 J. 1854-1916

Joseph Jacobs australischer Historiker und Volkskundler

joshep jacobs

Джейкобс Дж. 1854-1916

Джекобс Дж. 1854-1916

ג'קובס, ג'וזף

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

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English fairy talesCeltic fairy talesIndian fairy talesMore English fairy talesMore Celtic fairy talesJewish contributions to civilization : an estimateEnglish fairy tales ; and, More English fairy talesOráculo manual y arte de prudencia