1892 Indian Fairy Tales INDIA Folklore Jataka Children’s Lit Magic Illustrated

JACOBS, Joseph

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Joseph Jacobs was an Australian writer who popularized some of the world’s best-known versions of English fairy tales including “Jack and the Beanstalk“, “Goldilocks and the Three Bears“, and “The Three Little Pigs“.  He published fairy tales collected from continental Europe as well as Jewish, Celtic and Indian lore which made him one of the most popular writers of fairytales for the English language.

 

Jacobs’ book “Indian Fairy Tales” is a collection of 29 Indian fairy tales, folk tales, and Jataka tales. It includes stories such as “The Lambikin,” “The Tiger, the Brahman and the Jackal,” “Demon with the Matted Hair,” and “The Broken Pot,”

 

This 1892 edition includes 9 full-page illustrations by John D. Batten with a decorative cloth binding!

 

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1892 Indian Fairy Tales INDIA Folklore Jataka Children’s Lit Magic Illustrated

 

Joseph Jacobs was an Australian writer who popularized some of the world’s best-known versions of English fairy tales including “Jack and the Beanstalk“, “Goldilocks and the Three Bears“, and “The Three Little Pigs“.  He published fairy tales collected from continental Europe as well as Jewish, Celtic and Indian lore which made him one of the most popular writers of fairytales for the English language.

 

Jacobs’ book “Indian Fairy Tales” is a collection of 29 Indian fairy tales, folk tales, and Jataka tales. It includes stories such as “The Lambikin,” “The Tiger, the Brahman and the Jackal,” “Demon with the Matted Hair,” and “The Broken Pot,”

 

This 1892 edition includes 9 full-page illustrations by John D. Batten with a decorative cloth binding!

 

Item number: #15866

Price: $499

 

JACOBS, Joseph

 

Indian Fairy Tales. Selected and edited by J. Jacobs. Illustrated by J.D. Batten.

 

New York: Putnam’s Sons, 1892.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • xiv, [2], 255, [3]
    • 9 full paged illustrations, several in-text illustrations
  • Provenance: Bookplate – Collin Armstrong
    • While this particular individual has not been identified, the crest on this bookplate is for Clan Armstrong, a Lowland Scottish clan of the Scottish Borders. The clan does not currently have a chief recognised by the Lord Lyon King of Arms and therefore it is considered an Armigerous clan. Amongst the many distinguished Armstrongs are Sir Alexander Armstrong who was an Arctic explorer, and also Neil Armstrong who was the first man to walk upon the Moon.
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover, tight and secure
    • Decorative red cloth
  • Size: ~ 8.5in X 6.25in (21.5cm x 16cm)

 

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15866

Category

Literature

Authors

JACOBS, Joseph

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete