"The Elder-Tree Mother" is number 70 in the Hans Christian Andersen Center's register of Andersen's literary works, i.e. no. 70 in the category fairy tale (the range 1 - 300). BFN 458.
"The Elder-Tree Mother" was first published December 1844, cf. the bibliographic description (in Danish) in : Digterens danske Værker 1822-1875, number in bibliography: 458:
Hyldemoer af H. C. Andersen.
Trykt i Gæa, æsthetisk Aarbog, udgivet af P. L. Møller.1845, 204-213. (Udkom December 1844). Med 1 Illustration af L. Frølich. (Saml. Skr. XIII, 289).
(Bibliografisk kilde: HCAH 1971/395)
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The work was published later (18 December 1849) as a part of Eventyr. 1850 [Danish title]. (Number 316. BFN 551. Category/genre: Fairy tale collection).
The work was published later (30 March 1863) as a part of Eventyr og Historier. Andet Bind. 1863 [Danish title]. (Number 328. BFN 847. Category/genre: Fairy tale collection).
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