Celtic Fairy Tales

April 1, 2011|
Celtic Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

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.0000000000 Joseph Jacobs (1854-1916) was a noted literary and folklorist. He edited a number of books of fairy tales, including this work and its sequel, More Celtic Fairy Tales. It includes the famous stories Conal Hammerclaw, The Story of Deirdre, Gold-Tree and Silver-Tree, The Wooing of Olwen, Jack and His Comrades, The Sea Maiden, Fairm Brown and Trembling, The Battle of the Birds, Brewery of Eggshells and many others. John D. Batten (1860-1932) was inspired by mythology and his drawings derive partly from German woodcuts and partly from the arts and crafts book decoration of William Morris and his followers. With an Introduction by Marcus Clapham.
Joseph Jacobs was a Jewish historian and leading folklorist whose special passion was fairy tales. He was born in Australia and attended the University of Sydney where he won a scholarship for classics, mathematics and chemistry. He completed his studies at St John''s College, Cambridge. He became secretary of the Society of Hebrew Lit...
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Title:Celtic Fairy Tales
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:248 pages, 5.91 X 3.66 X 0.98 in
Shipping dimensions:248 pages, 5.91 X 3.66 X 0.98 in
Published:April 1, 2011
Publisher:Pan Macmillan
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781907360183

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