"The Candles" is number 188 in the Hans Christian Andersen Center's register of Andersen's literary works, i.e. no. 188 in the category fairy tale (the range 1 - 300).

"The Candles" was first published in English July 1870, cf. the bibliographic description (in Danish) in : H.C. Andersen-Centrets bibliografiske optegnelser:

The Candles

Eventyret "Lysene" tryktes frste gang p engelsk under titlen "The Candles" i Horace Scudder (ed.): Riverside Magazine, juli 1870, oversat af Anne Raaslff. Udkom p dansk oktober 1870.

(Bibliografisk kilde: HCAH )

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The first Danish edition (October 1870): Lysene.

The work was published later (30 March 1872) as a part of Nye Eventyr og Historier. Tredie Rkke. Ny [frste] 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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