(1785 - 1863)
Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm was a German philologist, jurist and mythologist. His brother was Wilhelm Grimm.
He is best known as the discoverer of Grimm’s Law (linguistics), the author (with his brother) of the monumental Deutsches Wörterbuch, the author of Deutsche Mythologie and, more popularly, as one of the Brothers Grimm, as the editor of Grimm’s Fairy Tales.
The Bear and the Kingbird (1979)
When the bear insults the kingbirds’ chicks, a humorous battle ensues between the land animals and the flying creatures of the world.
A large collection of the Grimm’s tales. Color frontis, other illustrations are in black and white. Read for free online at HathiTrust.
A poor boy marries the king’s daughter, but must bring back three golden hairs from the king of the cave giants.
Eleven favorite stories from Grimm. Read online at Internet Archive.
Grimm’s Fairy Tales (1898)
Grimms Märchenschatz (1923)
Hansel and Gretel (1927)
Lost in the woods, two children come upon a gingerbread house.
Hansel and Gretel (1980)
Abandoned in the forest, Hansel and Gretel must defeat a wicked witch before finding their way home.
Hansel and Gretel (1984)
Two children lost in the woods come upon a cottage made of gingerbread.
Hansel and Gretel (1990)
Two children lost in the forest come upon a cottage made of gingerbread.
Hansel and Gretel (2011)
Abandoned in the woods, the two children must first defeat an evil witch before finding their way home. This is the revised edition.
Ten old fairy tales, including The Bremen Town Musicians, The Brave Little Tailor and others.
Little Red Riding Hood (1983)
A girl, a grandmother, a wolf and a woodcutter star in this well-known tale.
More Tales from Grimm (1947)
Thirty-two more tales from the brothers Grimm, including ‘Sleeping Beauty,’ ‘Six Swans,’ and ‘The Shoemaker and the Elves.”
A selection of lesser known tales from the brothers Grimm.
Snowdrop & Other Tales (1920)
The second half of the Grimm tales from the 1909 edition comprising thirty tales. The cover is from the 1923 reprint by Doubleday. The image above is from the 1920 Dutton printing. Read for free online at Internet Archive.