"The Child in the Grave" is number 139 in the Hans Christian Andersen Center's register of Andersen's literary works, i.e. no. 139 in the category fairy tale (the range 1 - 300). BFN 793.

"The Child in the Grave" was first published in Swedish December 1859, cf. the bibliographic description (in Danish) in : Digterens danske Vrker 1822-1875, number in bibliography: 793:

Barnet i Graven.

Trykt i Nya Nordiska Dikter och Skildringar af finska, danska, norska och svenska Frfattare. Stockholm, 1859, 139-145. Axel Kullberg Forlag. ( Udkom December). (Saml. Skr. XIV, 271).

(Bibliografisk kilde: HCAH 1981/35, 2000/415, 2000/58)

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Editions

The work was published later (9 December 1859) as a part of Nye Eventyr og Historier. Frste Rkke. Fjerde Samling. 1860 [Danish title]. (Number 324. BFN 794. Category/genre: Fairy tale collection).

The work was published later (12 December 1867) as a part of Femten Eventyr og Historier. 1867 [Danish title]. (Number 331. BFN 939. 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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