"The Old Church Bell" is number 157 in the Hans Christian Andersen Center's register of Andersen's literary works, i.e. no. 157 in the category fairy tale (the range 1 - 300).

"The Old Church Bell" was first published in German 1861, cf. the bibliographic description (in Danish) in : H.C. Andersen-Centrets bibliografiske optegnelser:

Die alte Kirchenglocke

Eventyret "Den gamle Kirkeklokke" tryktes som det eneste eventyr frste gang p tysk under titlen "Die alte Kirchenglocke" i Schiller-Album der Allgemeinen deutschen National-Lotterie zum Besten der Schiller- und Tiedge-Stiftungen, Dresden , 1861.

Show this work in its context: all new Andersen publications from 1861.

Editions

The first Danish edition (December 1861): Den gamle Kirkeklokke. (Skrevet til Schillers Album).

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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