From the Hans Christian Andersen biography "The Life of Hans Christian Andersen. Day By Day", written by DPhil Johan de Mylius:


First fairy-tales in French

1848: First fairy-tales in French

In this year

Release of Contes choisis d'Andersen, précédés d'un fragment [chap. 1-3] du Conte de ma vie par le même (Selected Tales by Andersen, preceded by a fragment from The Fairy Tale of My Life by the same author) released in Berlin, with 6 woodcuts. An edition is also released in Paris. There is a 2nd edition of the same book in 1859 in Leipzig.

In this year

Release in Paris of Contes pour les enfants (Tales for Children), translated by V. Caralp, illustrated by Derancourt.

In this year

Translations of HCA fairy-tales start to appear in Russian magazines.

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