"A String of Pearls" is number 123 in the Hans Christian Andersen Center's register of Andersen's literary works, i.e. no. 123 in the category fairy tale (the range 1 - 300). BFN 760.

"A String of Pearls" was first published December 1856, cf. the bibliographic description (in Danish) in : Digterens danske Vrker 1822-1875, number in bibliography: 760:

Et Stykke Perlesnor.

Trykt i Folkekalender for Danmark. 1857. 6. Aargang, 76-80. Med 6 Illustrationer og 1 Kort. (Udkom December 1856). (Genoptrykt i Nye Eventyr og Historier. 3. Samling 1859 med tilfjelse af en afsluttende 2. Del. - Saml. Skr. XIV, 262).

(Bibliografisk kilde: HCAH A-925)

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Editions

The work was published later (24 March 1859) as a part of Nye Eventyr og Historier. Frste Rkke. Tredie Samling. 1859 [Danish title]. (Number 323. BFN 782. Category/genre: Fairy tale collection).

The work was published later (10 December 1870) as a part of Eventyr og Historier. Tredie Bind. 1870 [Danish title]. (Number 333. BFN 1007. Category/genre: Fairy tale collection).

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