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  • Celtic Fairy Talesby Joseph Jacobs

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 7.95

    The success of a fairy book, I am convinced, depends on the due admixture of the comic and the romantic: Grimm and Asbjörnsen knew this secret, and they alone. But the Celtic peasant who speaks Gaelic takes the pleasure of telling tales somewhat sadly: so far as he has been printed and translated, I found him, to my surprise, conspicuously lacking... more...

  • English Fairy Talesby Joseph Jacobs

    The Floating Press 1907; US$ 7.95

    We have called our stories Fairy Tales though few of them speak of fairies (For some recent views on fairies and tales about fairies, see Notes.) The same remark applies to the collection of the Brothers Grimm and to all the other European collections, which contain exactly the same classes of tales as ours. Yet our stories are what the little ones... more...

  • Indian Fairy Talesby Joseph Jacobs

    The Floating Press 1912; US$ 7.95

    Soils and national characters differ; but fairy tales are the same in plot and incidents, if not in treatment. The majority of the tales in this volume have been known in the West in some form or other, and the problem arises how to account for their simultaneous existence in farthest West and East. Some - as Benfey in Germany, M. Cosquin in France,... more...

  • Celtic Fairy Talesby Joseph Jacobs

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 5.99

    Twenty-six enchanting tales of Celtic Magic and Legend collected by Joseph Jacobs. Over 50 illustrations. A must have treasury for those interested in Celtic Mythology. more...

  • English Fairy Tales and More English Fairy Talesby Joseph Jacobs

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    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...

  • Celtic Fairy Talesby Joseph Jacobs

    Andrews UK 2010; US$ 4.49

    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. more...

  • Celtic Fairy Talesby Joseph Jacobs

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99

    Embodying the charming humour and wit of the Celtic folk-tales, Jacobs has rendered his own particular style to the collection. This anthology of charming tales is captivating and one of the most amusing for children. more...

  • Celtic Fairy Talesby Joseph Jacobs; John D. Batten

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 19.95

    Originally published in 1892, this beautifully written collection of Celtic fairy tales is bound to enrapture. Filled to the brim with, as Joseph Jacob says, “both the best, and the best known folk-tales of the Celts,? this is the first of his two collections of Celtic folklore. Included in this charming collection are tales of romance, tales that... more...

  • Revision Sinus Surgeryby Stilianos Kountakis; Joseph Jacobs; Jan Gosepath

    Springer 2008; US$ 159.00

    In "Revision Sinus Surgery" the worlda (TM)s most prominent rhinologists illustrate their experience in diagnosing and managing recurrent sinus disease and skull base lesions. Starting with preoperative planning and medical management, these challenging cases are well-illustrated with the relevant surgical techniques. This invaluable resource... more...

  • English Fairy Talesby Joseph Jacobs

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    Forty-three traditional English fairytales collected by famed folklorist Joseph Jacobs. Contains childhood favourites such as Jack and the Beanstalk, the Three Little Pigs and Tom Thumb, as well as some forgotten classics like The Well of the World's End, The Magpie's Nest and Kate Crackernuts. more...