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Jacobs, Joseph 1854-1916

Overview
Works: 424 works in 1,722 publications in 10 languages and 31,805 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Folklore  Periodicals  Fiction  Illustrations  Fairy tales  History  Sources  Poetry  Fables 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Compiler, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Arranger
Classifications: PZ8.J19, 398
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Celtic Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs( Book )
133 editions published between 1892 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,547 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
English fairy tales by Joseph Jacobs( Book )
163 editions published between 1890 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,481 libraries worldwide
Forty-three tales of fairies, giants, and foolish ones from the folklore that served to amuse the unlettered classes of "Merrie England."
Fables of Æsop by Aesop( Book )
93 editions published between 1889 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,152 libraries worldwide
Adaptations of eighty-two of Aesop's best known fables. Includes a brief history of the fables
Indian fairy tales by Joseph Jacobs( file )
74 editions published between 1892 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,099 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( file )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,490 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 )
55 editions published between 1893 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 987 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 )
2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 799 libraries worldwide
"'Retold from 'English fairy tales.''"
More Celtic fairy tales by Joseph Jacobs( Book )
44 editions published between 1894 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 684 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 )
8 editions published between 1933 and 1990 in English and held by 670 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 )
23 editions published between 1919 and 2009 in English and held by 633 libraries worldwide
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Tattercoats by Joseph Jacobs( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 582 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 )
15 editions published between 1898 and 1990 in English and held by 494 libraries worldwide
A collection of twenty-five traditional fairy tales from the folklore of many countries of Europe
Old French romances, done into English by William Morris( Book )
20 editions published between 1896 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 473 libraries worldwide
The art of worldly wisdom : a pocket oracle by Baltasar Gracián y Morales( Book )
26 editions published between 1892 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 454 libraries worldwide
A collection of maxims on wordly behavior observed by a Jesuit scholar 300 years ago
Folklore by The Folk-lore Society (London)( serial )
in English and held by 443 libraries worldwide
Most vols. for 1890- contain list of members of the Folk-lore Society
Hereafterthis by Joseph Jacobs( Book )
5 editions published in 1973 in English and Afrikaans and held by 419 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 )
26 editions published between 1896 and 1980 in English and held by 394 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 )
19 editions published between 1906 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 371 libraries worldwide
Jack and the beanstalk = Juan y frijoles magicos by Carol Ottolenghi( Book )
29 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 363 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 )
28 editions published between 1893 and 2004 in English and German and held by 358 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
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 (716)
Japanese (22)
Chinese (12)
Spanish (8)
German (7)
Polish (5)
Italian (3)
French (1)
Asturian (1)
Afrikaans (1)
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