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Edition - Bod13104

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer, Toy & Marble Ware-house 6, Great st. Andrew street 7 dials

Notes:  Harding B 17(258b) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 8918

Title: Robin Adair

First Line: What's the dull town to me, Robin Adair

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Firth b.26(136)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 973

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod8862

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(180)


Ballad - Roud Number: V1526

Title: Poor but honest sodger

First Line: When wild wars deadly blast was blawn, and gentle peace returning

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Soldiers

Firth c.14(291)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod18784

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, and Wholesale Toy Wareho[use] Great st. Andrew Street 7 Dials

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 949 is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V1526

Title: The poor but honest soldier

First Line: When wild wars deadly blast was blown, and gentle peace returning

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Soldiers

Firth c.14(292)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod2461

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy & Marble warehouse, 6, Great st Andrew-street 7 dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5401

Title: The lad with his carrotty poll

First Line: Oh dear good gentlefolks may it be said

Themes:  Red hair

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3501

Title: Answer to Sweet home

First Line: I was courted by a young man who did me betray

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12995

Title: See the conq'ring hero comes

First Line: See the conq'ring hero come

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 18698

Title: Pretty Polly Hopkins

First Line: He - Pretty pretty Polly Hopkins how do you do?

Notes:  Verse and prose

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V3242

Title: Sweet Mary of the dale

First Line: As blythe I tript the other morn

Firth b.28(29b)

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Harding B 11(4001)

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Edition - Bod7070

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse 6, Great St. Andrew stre[et] 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: [John] Anderson my Joe

First Line: [John] Anderson my Joe, I wondor [sic] wha ye mean

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V934

Title: Oh, come to me and pay your rent, a parody on \"Come to me when day lignt [sic] sets\"

First Line: Oh come to me and pay your rent

Themes:  Rent collecting

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V418

Title: Dashing sergeant

First Line: If I had a beau for a soldier would go

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13449

Title: Home! sweet home!

First Line: Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam

Authors:  Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V665

Title: The parting kiss

First Line: On Baltic billows rode my ship

Themes:  SailorsNaval

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V15742

Title: Our country is our ship

First Line: Our country is our ship d'ye see

Authors:  Cobb, James, 1756-1818

Themes:  PatriotismPolitics and government - 19th century

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V11022

Title: The humble roof

First Line: When first this humble roof

Themes:  WealthSocial status

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V932

Title: Oh! tis love

First Line: Oh! 'tis love, 'tis love, 'tis love tha[t] makes the world go round

Firth b.26(26)

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Edition - Bod7445

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy & Marble warehouse, 6 Great st Andrew-street 7 dials

Notes:  The same setting of type as Firth b.28(29b) but with a different third ballad.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5401

Title: The lad with his carrotty poll

First Line: Oh dear good gentlefolks may it be said

Themes:  Red hair

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 7836

Title: The good days of old Adam and Eve

First Line: I sing, I sing of good times older

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12995

Title: See the conq'ring hero comes

First Line: See the conq'ring hero come

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 18698

Title: Pretty Polly Hopkins

First Line: He - Pretty pretty Polly Hopkins, how do you do?

Tune: Merrily oh!

Notes:  Verse and prose

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V3242

Title: Sweet Mary of the dale

First Line: As blythe I tript the other moru [sic]

Firth b.26(81)

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Harding B 11(4000)

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Johnson Ballads 1046

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Johnson Ballads 1047

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Johnson Ballads 3067

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