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Joseph Jacobs

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(1854 - 1916)

Joseph Jacobs

Born in Australia, Joseph Jacobs moved to England where he collected folklore and fairy tales. He moved to the United States in 1900 where he edited the Jewish Encyclopedia.



Bibliography

Ardizzone’s English Fairy Tales (1980)

Twelve traditional English tales, including Jack the Giant-Killer, Henny-Penny, and The Story of the Three Bears.

Author(s): Joseph Jacobs
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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Best In Children’s Books Volume 10A (1963)

A collection of stories, poems and articles, some of which have new illustrations. This revised edition substitutes an extract from Charlotte’s Web for Traveling the Underground Railroad.

Author(s): James Baldwin
Margery Williams Bianco
Brothers Grimm
Joseph Jacobs
Eric Knight
E. B. White
Et al
Illustrator(s): Ezra Jack Keats
Fritz Kredel
Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Richard Scarry
Garth Williams
Et al

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Best in Children’s Books Volume 2 (1957)

A collection of stories, poems and articles, some of which have new and different illustrators.

Author(s): Joseph Jacobs
Willy Ley
Various
Illustrator(s): Chesley Bonestell
Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Henry C. Pitz
Feodor Rojankovsky
Et al

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Best In Children’s Books Volume 31 (1960)

An anthology of stories, poems and articles, some of which have new illustrations.

Author(s): James Baldwin
Margery Clark
Eleanor Estes
Joseph Jacobs
Et al
Illustrator(s): Don Freeman
Maud Petersham
Miska Petersham
Maurice Sendak
Edward Shenton
Et al

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The Book of Wonder Voyages (1896)

A retelling of four famous hero tales, from The Argonauts to the Norsemen. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Joseph Jacobs
Illustrator(s): None

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The Buried Moon (1969)

Tells how the Moon came down to earth to do battle with the evil ones and was rescued by human heroes.

Author(s): Joseph Jacobs
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Celtic Fairy Tales (1892)

A choice selection from the great wealth of Irish, Scottish, Welsh and Cornish folk and fairy tales. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Joseph Jacobs
Illustrator(s): John D. Batten

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Celtic Fairy Tales (1970)

This collection also includes More Celtic Fairy Tales.

Author(s): Joseph Jacobs
Illustrator(s): Victor Ambrus

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English Fairy Tales (1890)

This was one of the first collections of English fairy tales. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Joseph Jacobs
Illustrator(s): John D. Batten

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English Fairy Tales (1968)

One of the first collections of English fairy tales. This edition also includes More English Fairy Tales. Read the first edition online at archive.org.

Author(s): Joseph Jacobs
Illustrator(s): Margery Jean Gill

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Europa's Fairy Book (1916)

A selection of stories that appear in various forms in many different European countries. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Joseph Jacobs
Illustrator(s): John D. Batten

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The Fables of Aesop (1894)

A selection and retelling of the well known Fables by a master of folklore. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Joseph Jacobs
Illustrator(s): Richard Heighway

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The Fables of Aesop Selected, Told Anew and their History Traced (1950)

Joseph Jacobs selects eighty-two of Aesop’s fables.

Author(s): Joseph Jacobs
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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Indian Fairy Tales (1892)

A selection of Indian folk and fairy tales. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Joseph Jacobs
Illustrator(s): John D. Batten

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More Celtic Fairy Tales (1895)

A second selection from the vast riches of the Celtic folk and fairy tale. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Joseph Jacobs
Illustrator(s): John D. Batten

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More English Fairy Tales (1894)

Confounding the critics, the author produces another collection of English fairy tales. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Joseph Jacobs
Illustrator(s): John D. Batten

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