Junior Classics Volume 1

Junior Classics – 10 Volume Set Originally Published in 1949

“Each volume has different color covers such as red, green, blue, orange,brown with gilt lettering. All the volumes have brown decorative end paper with drawings of characters from stories. Each cover has a stamped picture decoration relating to the content of that volume. Example of this with volume 1 Fairy Tales and Fables has Jack climbing the bean stalk. Volume 2 is Stories of Wonder and Magic, Volume 3 Myths and Legends, Volume 4 Hero Tales, Volume 5 Stories That Never Grow Old, Volume 6 Stories About Boys and Girls, Volume 7 The Animal Book, Volume 8 Stories from History, Volume 9 Sport and Adventure, Volume 10 Poetry Reading Guide Indexes.”

“The purpose of The Junior Classics is to provide, in ten volumes containing about five thousand pages, a classified collection of tales, stories, and poems, both ancient and modern, suitable for boys and girls of from six to sixteen years of age. (summary from book introduction)”

 Volume 1 Fairy Tales and Fables

Some of this volume is recorded on Librvox

The Great Panjandrum Himself by Randolph Caldecott – 1885

Front cover

Inside front
The Story of the Three Little Pigs Illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke
in Gutenberg Project Here

 

Title page

Three Little Pigs

THE STORY OF THE THREE LITTLE PIGS.

Once upon a time there was an old Sow with three little Pigs, and as she had not enough to keep them, she sent them out to seek their fortune.

she sent them out to seek their fortune

 The Old Woman and Her Pig by Joseph Jacobs

Tom Tit Tot by Joseph Jacobs – Illustrated by John D. Batten

 

Mr. Miacca by Joseph Jacobs – Illustrated by John D. Batten

Cruikshank Jack and the Beanstalk 1

Jack and the Beanstalk by Joseph Jacobs – Illustrated by George Cruikshank
Decoration by Warren Chappell

Cruikshank Jack and the Beanstalk 2

Cruikshank Jack and the Beanstalk 3

Cruikshank Jack and the Beanstalk 4

These illustrations came from:

Cruikshank, George, editor and illustrator. The History of Jack & the Bean-Stalk. Part of George Cruikshank’s Fairy Library. London: David Bogue, [n.d., 1854].

Mr. Vinegar by Joseph Jacobs Illustrated by John D. Batten

Teeny Tiny  by Joseph Jacobs Illustrated by John D. Batten

The History of Tom Thumb by Joseph Jacobs Illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke

Cap o Rushes  by Joseph Jacobs Illustrated by John D. Batten

Molly Whuppie  by Joseph Jacobs Illustrated by John D. Batten

The Three Wishes  by Joseph Jacobs Illustrated by John D. Batten

The King O. the Cats  by Joseph Jacobs Illustrated by John D. Batten

The Hobyahs  by Joseph Jacobs Illustrated by John D. Batten

Hereafterthis  by Joseph Jacobs Illustrated by John D. Batten

The Black Bull of Norroway  by Joseph Jacobs Illustrated by John D. Batten

The Field of Boliauns  by Joseph Jacobs Illustrated by John D. Batten

Hudden and Dudden and Donald O’Neary  by Joseph Jacobs Illustrated by John D. Batten

Andrew Coffey  by Joseph Jacobs Illustrated by John D. Batten

Conal and Donal and Taig by Seumas Mac Manus Illustration by Verbeck

the Old Hag’s Long Leather Bag by Seumas Mac Manus Illustration by Verbeck

Manis the Miller by Seumas Mac Manus Illustration by Verbeck

Billy Beg and the Bull  by Seumas Mac Manus

The Wolf and the Seven Little Goats by Willliam and Jacob Grimm
Illustration by Walter Crane

The Elves and the Shoemaker by Willliam and Jacob Grimm
Illustration by Walter Crane

Hansel and Gretel by Willliam and Jacob Grimm
Illustration by Walter Crane

Hansel and Gretel Crane Image 2

Hansel and Gretel Crane Image 3

Little One Eye Little Two Eyes Little Three Eyes
by William and Jacob Grimm Illustration by Arthur Rackham

Snow White and Rose Red by William and Jacob Grimm
Illustration by Wanda Gag

The Frog Prince by Willliam and Jacob Grimm
Illustration by Walter Crane

Cat and Mouse in Partnership by William and Jacob Grimm
Illustration by Walter Crane

The Golden Goose by William and Jacob Grimm
Illustration by Walter Crane

Rapunzel by William and Jacob Grimm
Illustration by Walter Crane

The Nose by William and Jacob Grimm

The Goose Girl by William and Jacob Grimm Illustration by Walter Crane

 

 

 

 

 

Little Red Rinding-Hood by Charles Perrault

Puss in Boots by Charles Perrault Illustration by Gustave Dore

Cinderella  by Charles Perrault
Illustration by George Cruikshank

Sleeping Beauty in the Wood
by Charles Perrault Illustration by Gustave Dore

Blue Beard
by Charles Perrault Illustration by Gustave Dore

Beauty and the Beast by Mme. LePrince De Beaumont
Illustrations by Walter Crane

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