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


Home From the Journey to Spain

1863: Home From the Journey to Spain

In this year

Release of Fortællinger og Eventyr (Tales and Stories) in Czech, translated by Mik. Boleslavsky (Praze).

In this year

Release of 14 of HCA's fairy-tales in a Russian translation (from German). "The Society of Women Translators" (St. Petersburg) are responsible for the edition, which contains a small introductory article describing the fairy-tales:

"It is safe to say that it would be difficult to find, in the literature of any country, in this genre, anything that outdoes these fairy-tales, as far as their extraordinary imaginative quality, freshness and joy of story-telling is concerned"

A second edition of this selection is released in 1867.

In this year

Release of The Ice Maiden and Other Tales in Philadelphia, translated from German by Fanny Fuller. It is the first American edition of fairy-tales which is not based on a British edition.

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