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Jacobs, Joseph 1854-1916

Overview
Works: 498 works in 1,902 publications in 5 languages and 32,900 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Folklore  Periodicals  Fairy tales  Fiction  History  Sources  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Quotations  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Compiler, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, edc, Composer
Classifications: PZ8.J19, 398.2
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English fairy tales by Joseph Jacobs( Book )
95 editions published between 1890 and 2012 in English and German and held by 2,106 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 )
118 editions published between 1892 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,719 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
The fables of Aesop by Aesop( Book )
85 editions published between 1889 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,478 libraries worldwide
Adaptations of 82 of Aesop's best known fables. Includes a brief history of the fables
Indian fairy tales by Joseph Jacobs( Book )
78 editions published between 1892 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,126 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 )
64 editions published between 1893 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,050 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 )
7 editions published between 1959 and 1994 in English and held by 778 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 652 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 630 libraries worldwide
Leprechauns, fairies, and medieval heroes figure in the strange events related in this reprint of twenty Celtic folk and fairy tales
The fables of Aesop by Joseph Jacobs( Book )
2 editions published between 1964 and 1984 in English and held by 567 libraries worldwide
Adaptations of eighty-two of Aesop's best known fables. Includes a brief history of the fables
Tattercoats by Joseph Jacobs( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 557 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 2013 in English and held by 541 libraries worldwide
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English folk and fairy tales by Joseph Jacobs( Book )
17 editions published between 1898 and 1990 in English and held by 479 libraries worldwide
A collection of twenty-five traditional fairy tales from the folklore of many countries of Europe
Folklore by Folklore Society (Londen)( serial )
in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
Most vols. for 1890- contain list of members of the Folk-lore Society
English fairy tales ; and, More English fairy tales by Joseph Jacobs( Book )
8 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 444 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
A truthtelling manual and the art of worldly wisdom : being a collection of the aphorisms which appear in the works of Baltasar Gracian by Baltasar Gracián y Morales( Book )
24 editions published between 1892 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 439 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
Hereafterthis by Joseph Jacobs( Book )
5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 403 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 libraries worldwide
The book of wonder voyages by Joseph Jacobs( Book )
26 editions published between 1896 and 1980 in English and held by 369 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 )
25 editions published between 1905 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 363 libraries worldwide
The Jews of Angevin England; documents and records, from the Latin and Hebrew sources, printed and manuscript by Joseph Jacobs( Book )
38 editions published between 1893 and 2013 in English and German and held by 337 libraries worldwide
 
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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. 1854-1916
Joseph Jacobs australischer Historiker und Volkskundler
Joseph Jacobs literatuurcriticus uit Australië (1854-1916)
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
제이컵스, 조지프 1854-1916
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
ヤコブス, ジョセフ
Languages
English (696)
Chinese (9)
German (3)
Japanese (2)
Spanish (2)
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