When this story was collected with two others in the book entitled The Land of Darkness, the stories were not presented in their chronological order. See the "Little Pilgrim series" entry below for the correct order of the three stories. This issue also applies to the American collection, entitled The Little Pilgrim: Further Experiences.
British publishing information
Periodical: Blackwood's Magazine Nov 1888
First edition: Macmillan and Co (collected in The Land of Darkness) 1888