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Hans Christian Andersen : Luck May Lie in a Pin
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"Luck May Lie in a Pin" is number 181 in the Hans Christian Andersen Center's register of Andersen's literary works, i.e. no. 181 in the category fairy tale (the range 1 - 300).

"Luck May Lie in a Pin" was first published in English April 1869, cf. the bibliographic description (in Danish) in : H.C. Andersen-Centrets bibliografiske optegnelser:

Luck May Lie in a Pin

Eventyret "Lykken kan ligge i en Pind" tryktes første gang på engelsk under titlen "Luck May Lie in a Pin" i Horace Scudder (ed.): Riverside Magazine, april 1869. Udkom på dansk marts 1870.

Show this work in its context: all new Andersen publications from 1869.

Editions

The first Danish edition (March 1870): Lykken kan ligge i en Pind. En lille Historie af H. C. Andersen.

The work was published later (30 March 1872) as a part of Nye Eventyr og Historier. Tredie Række. Ny [første] Samling. 1872 [Danish title]. (Number 335. BFN 1017. Category/genre: Fairy tale collection).

The work was published later (20 December 1874) as a part of Eventyr og Historier. Femte Bind. 1874 [Danish title]. (Number 337. BFN 1039. Category/genre: Fairy tale collection).

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