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Edition - Bod19877

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1817]


Title: The canvasser. A true story. -- 14th May, 1817

First Line: For the land of the frogs

Themes:  Parliamentary elections

Johnson Ballads 2388a

Notes:  Slip

Edition - Bod14099

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 17733

Title: The drover boy

First Line: I'm a merry hearted mountain drover boy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6110

Title: Julia to the wood robin

First Line: Stay sweet enchanter of the grove

Themes:  Robin, the

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 16

Title: The frog in the cock'd hat

First Line: A frog he would a wooing go

Harding B 11(991)

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Johnson Ballads 805

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Edition - Bod20466

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, Printer, (from Pitt's) Wholesale Toy, Warehouse, 31, Dudley Street, 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(1265) is another issue Harding B 11(1265) is another issue

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 16

Title: Frog in a cock'd hat

First Line: A frog he would a wooing go

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1284

Title: Female transport

First Line: Come all young girls both far and near and listen unto me

Themes:  Transported convict

Johnson Ballads 506

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Edition - Bod207

Imprint Names:  Masson, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed by J. Masson, 7, Whitmore Road, Hoxton


Title: The reform and the farmers. (A highly popular song)

First Line: A farmer would reforming go

Tune: A frog he would a wooing go

Notes:  Second edition

Themes:  Farmers

Edition - Bod15651

Imprint Names:  Walker, G., jun.Livsey, J.

Imprint Locations:  DurhamManchester

Date  between 1834 and 1886

Imprint: Printed by George Walker, Jun., Sadler-street, Durham, and sold by John Livsey, Shudehill, Manchester

Series Identifier: 142

Ballad - Roud Number: V5499

Title: A bull in a china shop

First Line: You've heard of a frog in an opera hat

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Harding B 17(41b)

Notes:  Slip

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Johnson Ballads 1579

Notes:  Slip

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