The Hans Christian Andersen Center

"The Most Incredible Thing" is number 190 in the Hans Christian Andersen Center's register of Andersen's literary works, i.e. no. 190 in the category fairy tale (the range 1 - 300).

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

The Most Extraordinary Thing

Eventyret "Det Utroligste" tryktes frste gang p engelsk under titlen "The Most Extraordinary Thing" i Horace Scudder (ed.): Riverside Magazine, september 1870. Udkom p dansk oktober 1870.

(Bibliografisk kilde: HCAH )

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The first Danish edition (October 1870): Det Utroligste. (Et Eventyr).

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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