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Edition - Bod3763

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V291

Title: The bonny blue cap

First Line: Oh bold and true, in bonnet blue

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2647

Title: Nature's gay day

First Line: It was nature's gay day, bright smiling Mayday

Themes:  May day

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V246

Title: Bill Jones

First Line: 'Twas off the coast of Guinea land

Subjects:  Africa

Themes:  NavalMutiny

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1977

Title: Come dearest maiden

First Line: Maiden I will never deceive thee

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13862

Title: The light of other days

First Line: The light of other days is faded

Authors:  Bunn, A. (Alfred), 1796-1860

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 5898

Title: De boatman dance

First Line: De boatman dance, de boatman sing

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 390

Title: Ole Tan Tucker

First Line: Ole Tan Tucker came to town one night

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V31045

Title: Faithless maiden

First Line: Scenes where memory fondly lingers

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 13847

Title: Canadian boat song

First Line: Faintly as tolls the evening chime

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 488

Title: Jenny get de o' cake done

First Line: O lubly Jenny dear

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13881

Title: The old house at home

First Line: Oh the old house at home where my forefathers dwelt

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V257

Title: The black flag

First Line: O ever a rover's life for me

Themes:  Piracy

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V129

Title: The angels whisper

First Line: A baby was sleeping

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V1799

Title: This blooming rose

First Line: This blooming rose at early dawn

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 13895

Title: She wore a wreath of roses

First Line: She wore a wreath of roses, the night that first we met

Firth b.28(38)

Notes:  Stamped: Bodleian Library, Percy Manning Collection, 1917. Large format



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