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Edition - Bod20078

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V23301

Title: The lilies of the field

First Line: The lilies of the field

Themes:  Death

Johnson Ballads 2639

Notes:  Printed on yellow paper


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Edition - Bod20079

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V8510

Title: The lily

First Line: Shall spring smile again, and shall nature resume

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Themes:  French revolution, 1789-1799

Johnson Ballads 2640

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16814

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer Toy and Marble Wa[r]ehouse, 6, Great st. Andrew street 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V678

Title: Marian's my lily and Fiora's [sic] my rose

First Line: When first I saw Flora so sprightly and blooming

Harding B 25(1218)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 908

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod19000

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V679

Title: The rose & the lily

First Line: In the gay month of June, a fair blushing rose

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 17733

Title: The drover boy

First Line: I'm a merry hearted mountain drover bo[y]

Johnson Ballads 263

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Edition - Bod19970

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 6


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 957

Title: Flora, the lily of the west

First Line: It's when I came to England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 272

Title: The happy stranger

First Line: As I was walking one morning in spring

Johnson Ballads 2505

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Edition - Bod18269

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1820]

Imprint: Catnach, Printer, 2 Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V34832

Title: The woes of Caroline

First Line: O what can sooth [sic] my solemn grief

Subjects:  Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, queen, consort of George IV, king of Great Britain, 1768-1821

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V680

Title: Bow thy head thou lily pale

First Line: Bow thy head thou lily pale

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1739

Title: The poor royal stranger without any home

First Line: Ye fair of this island fam'd for commerce and arts

Subjects:  Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, queen, consort of George IV, king of Great Britain, 1768-1821

Johnson Ballads fol. 35

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Edition - Bod28

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1855 and 1861

Imprint: Hodges, Printer, Wholesale Toy Warehouse, 26, Grafton Street, Soho, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1655

Title: The standard of England and the [b]anner of France

First Line: [H]ark! hark! how the lion is roaring

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11984

Title: The queen and the navy!

First Line: Fair is the lily, sweet the blushing rose

Themes:  Naval

Johnson Ballads 605

Notes:  Imperfectly printed at the left edge


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Edition - Bod6057

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1855 and 1861

Imprint: Printed and Published by E. Hodges, (from Pitts) Wholesale Toy & Marble warehouse, 26, Grafton Street, Soho, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2884

Title: The noble alliance or The lily, rose, shamrock and thistle

First Line: Hurrah for the noble alliance!

Tune: Red, white & blue

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16043

Title: Our soldiers and sailors or the Reds and Blues

First Line: Our soldiers and our sailors

Themes:  Soldiers

Johnson Ballads 570

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Edition - Bod19230

Imprint Names:  Taylor, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Printed by Taylor, Wholesale and Retail, 14, Waterloo Road, near Humphreys' Riding School


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5809

Title: The minstrel to his steed

First Line: Then up and prepare thee! my own brave steed

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5467

Title: The wild guitar

First Line: Oh, wilt thou leave thy father's halls

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 957

Title: Flora, the lily of the west

First Line: It's when I came to England some pleasure for to find

Authors:  Brown, George

Johnson Ballads 1224

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Edition - Bod20114

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Printed on both sides


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 8079

Title: The mocking bird

First Line: I'm dreaming now of Hally, of Hally, of Hally

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5195

Title: The banner of war

First Line: Behold the Britannia! how stately and brave

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 8809

Title: Pat Molloy

First Line: I was just eighteen years of age, my mother's white-hair'd boy

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13769

Title: Lily of the vale

First Line: Com [sic] flow'ret, come hither

Johnson Ballads 2685

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Edition - Bod5146

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, No. 10, Great St. Andrew-Street, Seven Dials, London, (wholesale and retail,)

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 36 is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2882

Title: Lilies and roses

First Line: The father of Nancy a forester was

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 7759

Title: Why are you wandering here I pray

First Line: Why are you wand'ring here I pray

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: The banks of Allan-water

First Line: On the banks of Allan-water

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V396

Title: Stand to your guns

First Line: Stand to your guns my hearts of oak

Themes:  Naval

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V14001

Title: Little lowland queen

First Line: Now spring has deck'd the fields so green

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1705

Title: The farmer's boy

First Line: Indeed my simple tale is true

Themes:  Farmers

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 5754

Title: The goddess Diana

First Line: Hark, the goddess Diana

Themes:  Hunting

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 13870

Title: My friend & pitcher

First Line: The wealthy fool with gold in store

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V18879

Title: Young Love

First Line: Young Love liv'd once in a humble shed

Harding B 11(2432)

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Johnson Ballads 35

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Edition - Bod4802

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7896

Title: Bonny brave Scotland

First Line: Where is the land which Scotland surpasses

Performers:  Paton, Mary Ann, 1802-1864

Themes:  Scotland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 8489

Title: Blest as the immortal, &c

First Line: Blest as the immortal gods is he

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V632

Title: Death of Robin Adair

First Line: Now he is dead and gone, Robin Adair

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 2678

Title: She's fail'd in her truth

First Line: And has she then fail'd in her truth

Performers:  Sinclair, Miss

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V2984

Title: Return my Joey

First Line: When Joe first woo'd me for his bride

Tune: Love's a tyrant

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V9140

Title: [None]

First Line: Be mine dear maid this faithful heart

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V6255

Title: The Rose that blooms for ever

First Line: Oh! could this tortur'd heart but speak

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V14805

Title: [None]

First Line: Hark! the lark at heaven's gate sings

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V1749

Title: Gallant troubadour

First Line: Glowing with love on fire for fame

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 14076

Title: March! march! a favourite song

First Line: March! march! Ettrick and Teviotdale!

Authors:  Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 709

Title: The white cockade

First Line: My love was born in Aberdeen

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 968

Title: Bedlam city. Altered from the vulgar ballad

First Line: Down by Bedlam I walk'd one ev'ning

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V14001

Title: My Lowland queen

First Line: Now spring has deck'd the fields in green

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V5440

Title: The pilgrim. Far over land

First Line: Far over land, far over wave, a pilgrim am I roaming

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V23641

Title: Willy of the Green

First Line: On Tay's sweet pleasant banks, how happy have I stray'd

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 6716

Title: Donald of Dundee

First Line: Young Donald is the blithest lad

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V15485

Title: The lass of Hazel-Dean

First Line: Beneath a milk-white hawthorn tree

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 729

Title: O'er the water to Charlie

First Line: Come boat me o'er, come row me o'er

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: The minstrel boy

First Line: The minstrel boy to the wars is gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V1112

Title: Soldier's gratitude

First Line: Whate'er my fate, where'er I roam

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Themes:  Soldiers

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V680

Title: Bow thy head thou lily pale

First Line: Bow thy head thou lily pale

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1220

Title: The adieu

First Line: Adieu ye streams that smoothly flow

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: Little soldier

First Line: I'm a merry little soldier

Themes:  Soldiers

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: Scots song

First Line: A Highland lad my love was born

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Harding B 36(16)

Notes:  Harding B 36(16) is cropped along top edge.


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Johnson Ballads fol. 26

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Edition - Bod4847

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1829]

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5485

Title: The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1617

Title: Will Witch the bold smuggler

First Line: 'Twas one morn when the wind from the northward blew keenly

Themes:  Smuggling

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1644

Title: Low down in the broom

First Line: My daddy is a canker'd carle

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V2882

Title: Lilies and roses

First Line: The father of Nancy a forester was

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson my jo

First Line: John Anderson my jo, John

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V816

Title: Her mouth with a smile

First Line: Her mouth with a smile

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 3858

Title: Birks of Invermay

First Line: The smiling morn, the breathing spring

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V4995

Title: Fall not in love

First Line: Fall not in love dear girls, beware

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V8947

Title: The gay guitar

First Line: Yes I will leave my father's halls

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V8188

Title: Love and glory

First Line: Young Henry was as brave a youth

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Women soldiers

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 3059

Title: The keel row

First Line: As I came through the Cannon gate

Subjects:  Newcastle (England)

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V757

Title: When a man's a little bit poorly

First Line: When a man's a little bit poorly

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V12264

Title: Pluck'd the fairest flower

First Line: I have plucked the sweetest flower

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V6714

Title: [Hope told a flattering tale]

First Line: Hope told a flattering tale

Johnson Ballads fol. 12

Notes:  MS note: Feb. 1829


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Edition - Bod20355

Imprint Names:  Batchelar, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1817 and 1828

Imprint: London: Printed and sold by T. Batchelar, 115, Long Alley, Moorfields

Notes:  8 p.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1113

Title: Shepherd's boy

First Line: When first I was a shepherd's boy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13809

Title: Dunois the brave

First Line: I was Dunois the young and brave

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3546

Title: O come to me when daylight sets

First Line: O come to me when daylight sets

4th Ballad

Title: Post Office

First Line: In a Post Office bred, what a life sure I led

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: Merry little soldier

First Line: I'm a merry little soldier

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V13674

Title: Bonny Highland laddie

First Line: Will ye to the highland go

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V20289

Title: Poor little Mo

First Line: My name is Mo Samuel, a poor little zhew

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 546

Title: Georgy Barnwell

First Line: In Cheapside there lived a merchant

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 17496

Title: Woodland Mary

First Line: With jet black eyes and sloe black hair

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 13785

Title: The heart that can feel for another

First Line: Jack Stedfast and I were both mesmates [sic] at sea

Themes:  Sailors

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V8141

Title: Live and be jolly

First Line: Thro' deserts we roam, yet fat plenty we find

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V678

Title: Lily and Rose

First Line: When first I saw Flora, so sprightly and blooming

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 13776

Title: Harry Hawser

First Line: One morn when the wind o'er the ocean skim'd lightly

14th Ballad

Title: I canna like ye

First Line: I canna like you, gentle sir

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V11908

Title: Maid of Bourdeaux

First Line: Stay, stay, Phiiomela [sic]! thy warbling forbear

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: The Highlandman

First Line: A highland lad my love was born

Johnson Ballads 3071



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