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Edition - Bod8259

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 7


Ballad - Roud Number: 1618

Title: Young Henry of the raging main

First Line: One summer's morning, as day was dawning

Subjects:  India

Themes:  TransvestismWomen sailors

Firth c.12(237)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5977

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed & sold by J. Pitts 14 Great st, Andrew street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V9990

Title: The Chcster [sic] garland. In four parts

First Line: A merchant of London as many report

Subjects:  IndiaRussia

Themes:  ChastityDeceptionDisguise

Harding B 3(109)

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Harding B 3(110)

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Edition - Bod6124

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J, Pitts, wholesale Toy and marble warhouse [sic] e [sic], Great St. Andrew street, 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 25(1756) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V8801

Title: Shamrock shore

First Line: You curious searchers of each nation

Subjects:  Ulysses (fictional character)IrelandIndia

Themes:  WomenProstitutionCommerceWarSailors

Firth b.34(265)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 17(280a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 3034

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod13066

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, & 3, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1618

Title: Young Henry of the raging main

First Line: One summer's morning, as day was dawning

Tune: The waggon train

Subjects:  India

Themes:  SailorsTransvestismWomen sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15113

Title: The maid with a love-beaming eye

First Line: The sun at noon-day will be darkness to me

Harding B 11(4367)

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Edition - Bod3084

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts Toy Warehons [sic] St Andrew Street 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 16(231a) is another edition. Another forms part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(3303). Harding B 25(1665b) is printed on the reverse of another ballad, Harding B 25(1665a).


Ballad - Roud Number: 388

Title: The rocks of Scilly

First Line: Come all you brisk young sailors bold

Subjects:  India

Themes:  Shipwreck

Firth c.12(118)

Notes:  Slip. Slip. Slip.


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Firth c.13(61)

Notes:  Slip. Slip. Slip.


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Harding B 25(1640)

Notes:  Slip. Slip. Slip.


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Harding B 25(1665b)

Notes:  Slip. Slip. Slip.

Edition - Bod1841

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer Wholesale toy and marble warehouse, 6, Great st Andrew street 7 dials

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 735 is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13403

Title: She's down in the village a waiting for me

First Line: They tell us that Venus arose from the sea

Themes:  Mythology, classical

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: The merry little soldier

First Line: [I]'m a merry little soldier

Subjects:  India

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5569

Title: Far over land

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

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 2678

Title: She's failed in her truth

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

Themes:  Rejected suitor

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 7759

Title: Why are you wandering here I pray?

First Line: Why are you wandering her[e] I pray?

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

Performance Locations:  Haymarket Theatre

Themes:  SeductionRural society

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1749

Title: Gallant trobadour [sic]

First Line: Glowing with love on fire for [fame]

7th Ballad

Title: The queen of May

First Line: When the winter is gone and [the summer] is come

Themes:  Rural societyMay day

Firth b.26(143)

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Harding B 11(299)

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Johnson Ballads 733

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Johnson Ballads 734

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