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Edition - Bod19090

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Printed, by Ryle and Co., 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1255

Title: Present times, or Eight shillings a week

First Line: Come all you bold Britons where'er y[ou be]

Themes:  Poverty

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1780

Title: Th[e] oyster boat

First Line: Oh, swiftly goes the oyster boat

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Johnson Ballads 1119

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Edition - Bod6076

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Toy and Narble [sic] Warehouse, 6, Great st, Andrew street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V1781

Title: The oyster man

First Line: You've heard of a dandy dogs meat blade

Themes:  Street traders

Harding B 12(70)

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 935; Imperfect: torn; part of title missing.


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Harding B 25(1443)

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 935; Imperfect: torn; part of title missing.


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Johnson Ballads 932

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 935; Imperfect: torn; part of title missing.


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Johnson Ballads 933

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 935; Imperfect: torn; part of title missing.


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Johnson Ballads 934

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 935; Imperfect: torn; part of title missing.


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Johnson Ballads 935

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 935; Imperfect: torn; part of title missing.


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John Johnson Trades and Professions 4 (111)

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 935; Imperfect: torn; part of title missing.

Edition - Bod20034

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 24


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Isle of beauty

First Line: Shades of evening close not o'er us

Themes:  Emigration

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5932

Title: Oysters, sir

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 9397

Title: General Wolfe's song

First Line: How stands the glass around?

Themes:  Soldiers

Johnson Ballads 2584

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Edition - Bod12995

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H.P. Such, Machine Printer and Publisher, 177, Union street, Borough

Series Identifier: 105


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15152

Title: The power of love

First Line: Myself once more the page I cease to play

Notes:  From Balfe's new opera, \"Satanella, or, The power of love\"

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 875

Title: The oyster girl

First Line: As I was going down Bishopgate-street

Themes:  Street traders

Harding B 11(3135)

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Johnson Ballads 1189

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Edition - Bod5098

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.BennettPierce, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBrightonSouthborough

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-ct. 7 Dials. Battledores, lotteries, primer, &c. sold very cheap. Sold by Batchelar, 14 Hackney road crescent; Bennett, Edward-st., Brighton, & Pierce, Southborough

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 194 is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21272

Title: Grand conversation under the rose

First Line: As Mars and Minerva was viewing of some implements

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1779

Title: The oyster girl

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

Firth b.25(84)

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Johnson Ballads 193

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Edition - Bod5229

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.BennettPierceBatchelar, T.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBrightonSouthboroughLondon

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-ct. 7 Dials ... Sold by Batchelar, 14, Hackney Road Crescent; Bennett, Edward-st, Brighton, & Pierce, Southborough

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 193 is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21272

Title: Grand conversation under the rose

First Line: As Mars and Minerva was viewing of some implements

Themes:  Politics and government

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1779

Title: The oyster girl

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

Johnson Ballads 194

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Edition - Bod193

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Sreet [sic], Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1158

Title: The Rochester lass

First Line: In Rochester city a young damsel did dwell

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13779

Title: Highland bonnets blue

First Line: Lassies, lassies, listen, listen, dinna ye hear the pipes playing

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V820

Title: The smile and sigh

First Line: There is a smile I dearly prize

Tune: Oyster girl

Performers:  Paton, Mary Ann, 1802-1864

Johnson Ballads 974

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Edition - Bod20444

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, (from Pitts) Song Mart, and Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 31 [Dudley] Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5672

Title: The queen, God bless her

First Line: Now fill, fill your goblets with rich sparkling wine

Subjects:  Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7294

Title: God save the queen

First Line: God save our gracious queen, Victoria our noble queen

Subjects:  Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 875

Title: The oyster girl

First Line: As I was going down Bishopgate street

Themes:  Street traders

Johnson Ballads 587

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Edition - Bod5313

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1076

Title: Follow the drum

First Line: 'Twas in the merry month of May

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17561

Title: Very respectable

First Line: One day going out for a walk

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1779

Title: The oyster girl

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V989

Title: Answer to the Heart and lute

First Line: Your heart and lute you frankly say

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V2901

Title: The rose will cease to blow

First Line: The rose will cease to blow

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V3539

Title: The light guitar

First Line: O leave the gay and festive scene

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 5512

Title: Comin thro' the rye

First Line: Gin a meet sic] a body meet a body]

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V6714

Title: Hope told a flattering [tale]

First Line: Hope told a flattering tale

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossomed sloe

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V4213

Title: Glorious Apollo

First Line: Glorious Apollo from on high beheld us

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13748

Title: Away with melancholy

First Line: Away with melancholy

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V13778

Title: Hurrah for the bonnets of blue

First Line: Here's a health to them that's awa

Themes:  Soldiers

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V3017

Title: Wapping old stairs

First Line: Your Molly has never been false she declares

Johnson Ballads fol. 407

Notes:  Torn at bottom; lacks the last ballad


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