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"The Metal Pig" is number 60 in the Hans Christian Andersen Center's register of Andersen's literary works, i.e. no. 60 in the category fairy tale (the range 1 - 300).

"The Metal Pig" was first published 30 April 1842, cf. the bibliographic description (in Danish) in : H.C. Andersen-Centrets bibliografiske optegnelser:

Metalsvinet

Eventyret "Metalsvinet" udkom for frste gang som en del af rejsebogen En Digters Bazar, som udkom 30. april 1842. Udkom 15. december 1862 som selvstndigt eventyr i samlingen Eventyr og Historier. Frste Bind, illustreret af Vilhelm Pedersen.

The work was published as a part of En Digters Bazar [Danish title]. (Number 711. BFN 417. Category/genre: Travelogue).

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The work was published later (15 December 1862) as a part of Eventyr og Historier. Frste Bind. 1862 [Danish title]. (Number 327. BFN 843. Category/genre: Fairy tale collection).

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