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Edition - Bod3100

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble War[e]house 6, Great st. Andrew street 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V24316

Title: Peep at Life in London

First Line: Since Life in London's all the rage

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  EntertainmentsTheaters

Firth b.26(121)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(200c)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5204

Imprint Names:  Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1845

Imprint: J. Paul and Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials, and 35, Hanover Street, Portsea

Notes:  Firth b.26(68) is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12989

Title: Hero of war

First Line: Mars god of battle, cease your guns to rattle

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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1608

Title: Fairlop fair

First Line: Come to Fairlop fair, my good fellows invite

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Fairs

Firth b.26(69)

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Harding B 11(1533)

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Johnson Ballads 656

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Edition - Bod5205

Imprint Names:  Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1845

Imprint: J. Paul and Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials, and 35, Hanover Street, Portsea

Notes:  Firth b.26(69) is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12989

Title: Hero of war

First Line: Mars god of battle, cease your guns to rattle

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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1608

Title: Fairlop fair

First Line: Come to Fairlop fair, my good fellows invite

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Fairs

Firth b.26(68)

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Harding B 11(1534)

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Johnson Ballads 655

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Edition - Bod7082

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1442

Title: Down by the dark arches

First Line: As I was a walking one night in July

Tune: Green bushes

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  ProstitutionBallad-sellersAdelphi (London, England)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1655

Title: The standard of England and banner of France

First Line: Hark! hark! how the lion is roaring

Themes:  MilitaryCrimean War, 1853-1856

Firth b.26(211)

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Firth c.17(285)

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Edition - Bod7999

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts, 14, Great St. Andrew-street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V11316

Title: The big bomb. In the Park

First Line: Ye merry men trotting along

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815Peninsular war, 1807-18141816Cadiz memorial, Horse Guards Parade, London

Firth b.34(26)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9887

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale toy and marble warehouse, Great st. Andrew street, 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(19) is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3190

Title: The adventures of Major Longbow

First Line: I'm a general 'tis well known

Authors:  Corri, Haydn, 1785-1860

Subjects:  IrelandLondon (England)Algiers

Themes:  Eating and drinkingStrength

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4644

Title: Old Adam

First Line: In the green forest where old Adam dwelt

Firth b.27(540)

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Edition - Bod6669

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hod[g]es, (from Pitt's,) wholesale toy & marble warehouse, 31, Dudley street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V359

Title: Cigars and coniac. A favorite song, sung at the London Concerts

First Line: He who wears a regimental suit

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V21496

Title: London curiosities

First Line: Now hearken ye gents and ye maids

Tune: Drops of brandy

Subjects:  London (England)Lind, Jenny (Johanna Maria), 1820-1887

Themes:  EntertainmentsSocial criticismExeter Hall (London, England)

Firth b.25(337)

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Harding B 11(2185)

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Johnson Ballads 486

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