"The Flea and the Professor" is number 200 in the Hans Christian Andersen Center's register of Andersen's literary works, i.e. no. 200 in the category fairy tale (the range 1 - 300). BFN 1031.

"The Flea and the Professor" was first published December 1872, cf. the bibliographic description (in Danish) in : Digterens danske Vrker 1822-1875, number in bibliography: 1031:

Loppen og Professoren, et ventyr af H. C. Andersen.

Trykt i Folkekalender for Danmark. 1873, 22. Aargang, 41-46. Med Illustration af Lorenz Frlich. (Udkom December 1872). (Saml. Skr. XV, 244).

(Bibliografisk kilde: HCAH A-189a)

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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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