"The Great Sea Serpent" is number 194 in the Hans Christian Andersen Center's register of Andersen's literary works, i.e. no. 194 in the category fairy tale (the range 1 - 300). BFN 1014.
"The Great Sea Serpent" was first published 17 December 1871, cf. the bibliographic description (in Danish) in : Digterens danske Værker 1822-1875, number in bibliography: 1014:
Den store Søslange. Et Nutids-Eventyr af H. C. Andersen.
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, 13. Bind, Nr. 638, 17.12. 1871, 108. Sp. 2 - 109. Sp.3. (Saml. Skr. XV, 227).
(Bibliografisk kilde: HCAH A-189a)
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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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