"The Cripple" is number 198 in the Hans Christian Andersen Center's register of Andersen's literary works, i.e. no. 198 in the category fairy tale (the range 1 - 300). BFN 1026.

"The Cripple" was first published 23 November 1872. Further information: Digterens danske Vrker 1822-1875 number 1026.

The work was published as a part of Nye Eventyr og Historier. Tredie Rkke. Anden Samling. 1872 [Danish title]. (Number 336. BFN 1023. Category/genre: Fairy tale collection).

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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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