English Fairy Tales
by Joseph Jacobs
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Publisher: New York, Knopf, Everyman's Library (1993)
First Edition, First Printing in this Everyman's Library Children's Classics. Illustrated by John Batten. 428 pages. Hardcover, yellow cloth with cover illustration, ribbon bookmark. Condition: very good (spine slightly rubbed; no dust jacket). --Joseph Jacobs (1854-1916) spent ten years collecting from storytellers and other sources fairy tales that were published with scholarly notes 1890 and 1894. "His telling of the tales was deliberately directed at young listeners." ISBN 0679428097.