"The Flax" is number 93 in the Hans Christian Andersen Center's register of Andersen's literary works, i.e. no. 93 in the category fairy tale (the range 1 - 300).

"The Flax" was first published 1848, cf. the bibliographic description (in Danish) in : H.C. Andersen-Centrets bibliografiske optegnelser:

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Hrren blev trykt for frste gang i Den nye Brneven. Ilustreret Tidsskrift for Brn, udgivet af Julius Chr. Gerson. Kjbenhavn Chr. Steen & Sns Forlag. (Frste bind, 1848, s. 5-11)

(Bibliografisk kilde: HCAH 1971/394)

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Editions

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 (February 1853) as a part of A Poet's Day Dreams. (Number 319. 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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