Jacob Grimm (1785-1863), one half of of the renowned Brothers
Grimm, was a German philologist, jurist, and mythologist. He was
also a linguist, and discoverer of "Grimms law," and wrote several
of the Wests best known fairy tales along with his brother Wilhelm.
He was born in the town of Hanau, in what was at the time the Holy
Roman Empire. He was a graduate of the University of Marburg.
Wilhelm Grimm (1786-1859), German author and cultural researcher, was one half of the Grimm Brothers; authors of some of the most popular and best-known European fairy tales. He was born in the town of Hanau, in what was at the time the Holy Roman Empire. He was a graduate of the University of Marburg.
Adults and young readers alike have enjoyed these stories for more than two centuries, and in this volume the 211 classic tales from the German linguists Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm include favorites such as "Hansel and Gretel" and "Cinderella," and are accompanied by 40 color plates and 60 black-and-white illustrations from the English illustrator Arthur Rackham. * Mountain Times *