This is a collection of fairy tales first published in 1812 by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, the Brothers Grimm. The collection is commonly known today as Grimms' Fairy Tales or Children's and Household Tales.
On December 20, 1812, the Grimm brothers published the first volume of the first edition, containing 86 stories; the second volume of 70 stories followed in 1814. For the second edition, two volumes were issued in 1819 and a third in 1822, totalling 170 tales. Stories were added, and also subtracted, from one edition to the next, until the seventh held 211 tales - the ones contained in this electronic book.