"The Darning Needle" is number 78 in the Hans Christian Andersen Center's register of Andersen's literary works, i.e. no. 78 in the category fairy tale (the range 1 - 300). BFN 482.

"The Darning Needle" was first published December 1845, cf. the bibliographic description (in Danish) in : Digterens danske Vrker 1822-1875, number in bibliography: 482:

Stoppenaalen, nyt Eventyr af H. C. Andersen.

Trykt i Ga, sthetisk Aarbog. 1846, 95-98. (Udkom December 1845). (Saml. Skr. XIII, 297).

(Bibliografisk kilde: HCAH 1971/395)

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Editions

The work was published later (6 April 1847) as a part of Nye Eventyr. Andet Bind. Frste Samling. 1847 [Danish title]. (Number 312. BFN 516. Category/genre: Fairy tale collection).

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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