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Edition - Bod7990

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, printer Toy and Marble war[e]house, 6, Gt. Saint Andrew Street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V33030

Title: The Scotchman

First Line: Come neighbours draw near me and listen awhile

Themes:  Street tradersTallymen

Firth b.34(262)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth c.21(64)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1741)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6610

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: W. Fortey, Printer, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8628

Title: John Brown

First Line: I've a guinea I can spend

Themes:  Contentment

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13942

Title: Hot codlings

First Line: A little old woman her living she got

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Themes:  Drinking - womenStreet tradersFood

Firth b.25(263)

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Harding B 11(1898)

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Edition - Bod6957

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.BennettPierce, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBrightonSouthborough

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials. Sold by Pierce, Southborough, and Bennett, Brighton


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 348

Title: Little Mary, the sailor's bride

First Line: As William and Mary strayed by the sea side

Themes:  Lovers reunited

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5448

Title: The primrose girl

First Line: Come buy of poor Kate primroses I sell

Themes:  Street traders

Firth b.25(92)

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Johnson Ballads 221

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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 - Bod19085

Imprint Names:  Stone, R.Keys, E.

Imprint Locations:  ExeterDevonport

Imprint: Printed and sold ... by E. Keys, 7, James-street, Devonport. Sold also by R. Stone, 10, on the New Bridge, Exeter


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 22518

Title: All around my hat I wear a green willow

First Line: All round my hat I vear a green villow

Tune: The fisherman's boy

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Street traders

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13320

Title: O no we never mention her

First Line: Oh no we never mention her

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

Firth b.27(536)

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Edition - Bod20974

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Two titles on an uncut sheet


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8022

Title: Our king is a true British sailor

First Line: Too long out of sight have been kept jolly tars

Subjects:  William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837

2nd Ballad

Title: Meet me to night

First Line: Meet me to-night in the path which lie

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V143

Title: Oh, bring me but my Arab steed

First Line: Oh, bring me but my Arab steed

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1941

Title: The merry mountain horn

First Line: Come, my gallant soldier, come!

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V34200

Title: The welcome

First Line: Come, hurrah! boys, & help me to sing

Subjects:  William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1514

Title: The new God save the king

First Line: God save our noble king

Subjects:  William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V7191

Title: The deep deep sea

First Line: Oh come with me my love

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V14995

Title: Safely follow him

First Line: Follow him, nor fearful deem

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V1245

Title: The Highland minstrel boy

First Line: I hae wander'd mony a night in June

Performers:  Anderson, Mr.

Subjects:  Scotland

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 1279

Title: Dear! what can the matter be

First Line: He promis'd he'd buy me a fairing should please me

Themes:  Fairs

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V388

Title: The Swiss toy girl

First Line: I've come across the sea

Themes:  Street tradersImmigrants - Great Britain

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V13891

Title: Welcome Adelaide our beloved queen

First Line: Arouse, arouse all Britain's isle

Subjects:  Adelaide, Queen dowager, 1792-1849

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V881

Title: The butterfly was a gentleman

First Line: The butterfly was a gentleman

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V18882

Title: The jasmine-flower

First Line: How lovely the jessamine-flower

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 13749

Title: On the banks of the blue Moselle

First Line: When the glow-worm gilds the elfin bower

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V434

Title: The light bark

First Line: Off! said the stranger, off, off, & away!

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V4543

Title: O! softly sleep, my baby boy

First Line: O! Softly sleep my baby boy

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V8654

Title: The Marseilloise hymn

First Line: Ye sons of France awake to glory

Authors:  Rouget de Lisle, Claude Joseph, 1760-1836

19th Ballad

Title: Come to thy lattice

First Line: Come to thy lattice, the stars are bright

Firth b.25(103/104)

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