"The World's Fairest Rose" is number 100 in the Hans Christian Andersen Center's register of Andersen's literary works, i.e. no. 100 in the category fairy tale (the range 1 - 300). BFN 595.

"The World's Fairest Rose" was first published November 1851, cf. the bibliographic description (in Danish) in : Digterens danske Vrker 1822-1875, number in bibliography: 595:

Verdens deiligste Rose.

Trykt i Folkekalender for Danmark. 1852, 111-112. (Saml. Skr. XIV, 4).

(Bibliografisk kilde: HCAH)

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Editions

The work was published later (5 April 1852) as a part of Historier. Frste Samling. 1852 [Danish title]. (Number 317. BFN 606. Category/genre: Fairy tale collection).

The work was published later (February 1853) as a part of A Poet's Day Dreams. (Number 319. Category/genre: Fairy tale collection).

The work was published later (30 April 1855) as a part of Historier. 1855 [Danish title]. (Number 320. BFN 736. Category/genre: Fairy tale collection).

The work was published later (30 March 1863) as a part of Eventyr og Historier. Andet Bind. 1863 [Danish title]. (Number 328. BFN 847. Category/genre: Fairy tale collection).

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