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  • The argument was painfully reasonable; that inmate of New York who has but five cents has nothing. On the other hand, there was nothing whatever to be advanced in extenuation of her folly in thus inviting indigestion--a passion for pastry is its own ...


  • The history of this new form is of necessity brief. Before its vogue became general, one-act plays were being presented in vaudeville houses in this country and were being used as curtain raisers in London theatres for the purpose of marking time unt...


  • European Fairy Tales (Europa's Fairy Book) is the complete collection of 25 European Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs (from 1916). This kindle title is fully illustrated with more than 45 original pictures that follow the story line.Tales included: 1. Ci...











  • Experience the whimsy, charm and magic of the Celtic imagination in this captivating collection of timeless stories that have enchanted generations of youngsters and adults. Among the eight popular tales included here are "The Fate of t...


  • Joseph Jacobs (1854-1916) was a folklorist, literary critic and historian. His works included contributions to the Jewish Encyclopedia, translations of European works, and critical editions of early English literature. More English Fairy Tales is par...


  • More English Fairy Tales is a collection of stories written by Joseph Jacobs, accompanied by the masterful black-and-white illustrations of John D. Batten. It includes such tales as ‘The Pied Piper’, ‘Tattercoats’, ‘The Golden Ball’, ‘C...



  • For untold generations in countless Irish cottages, in front of peat-fueled fires, some of the gayest, most fanciful, and most sparkling folk tales that ever caused young eyes to grow brighter and young hearts to beat faster have been and still are t...


  • Over a century ago, Joseph Jacobs began collecting the first set of English fairy tales, in response to a then popular feeling that “there were no English fairy tales.” ― “English Folk and Fairy Tales,” the first in a series of 6 books by J...


  • This time Joseph Jacobs takes us to mystic, far-off India ― land of the Hindus. He has compiled legends and tales that have entertained the young people of India for more than a thousand years, tales full of suspense, action, ghosts, magic, wicked ...


  • Over a century ago, Joseph Jacobs began collecting the first known set of English fairy tales, in response to a then popular feeling that “there were no English fairy tales,” and thereby contributing heavily to the field of fairy tale studies. Th...


  • Over a century ago, Joseph Jacobs began collecting the first known set of English fairy tales, in response to a then popular feeling that “there were no English fairy tales,” and so contributing heavily to the field of fairy tale studies. His fir...



  • The captivating Irish stories collected in this new edition include both comic tales such as 'Paddy O'Kelly and the Weasel', and tales of heroes from ancient literature such as 'How Cormac Mac Art went to Faery'. By turns funny, fantastical and myste...


  • Designed for school districts, educators, and students seeking to maximize performance on standardized tests, Webster's paperbacks take advantage of the fact that classics are frequently assigned readings in English courses. By using a running thesau...


  • Leading British folklorist selected 20 tales embodying the wonderful humor and heroism of Celtic folklore and compiled them into this one important volume. Originally published in 1894, the stories are lavishly illustrated by the pen-and-ink drawings...


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    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...


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    Over a century ago, Joseph Jacobs began collecting the first known set of English fairy tales. His first book, English Folk and Fairy Tales, was very well received by the English-speaking world and demand for more such stories led to this volume, Eur...


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    This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning...


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    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...






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    Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and...