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Edition - Bod1646

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at J. Pitts Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse 6 Great st, Andrew street, 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V4000

Title: Bartholomew fair, or The humours of Smithfield

First Line: O Bartlemy, Bartlemy fair

Themes:  FairsBartholomew Fair

2806 c.18(18)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(131)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5729

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts, Printer and Toy Warehouse, 6 Great st. Andrew street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V4000

Title: Bartholomew fair. Or Thf [sic] humours of Smithfield

First Line: O Bartlemy Bartlemy fair

Themes:  FairsBartholomew Fair

Firth c.19(179)

Notes:  Cropped top edge; part of illustration missing Slip


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Edition - Bod11211

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer and Toy Warehouse 6 Great St. Andrew street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V4001

Title: The humours of Bartleme fair, O!

First Line: Come bustle neighbor Sprig

Performers:  Mathews, Charles, 1776-1835

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  FairsBartholomew Fair

Harding B 1(109)

Notes:  Harding B 1(109) is torn at lower left


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Johnson Ballads 864

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Edition - Bod8967

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1841

Imprint: Birt, Printer, 39, Great St. Andrew Street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V711

Title: Country girls are you going to the fair

First Line: As I was going to --- fair

Themes:  Fairs

Firth c.19(161)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9932

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges from Pitts Toy and Marble Warehouse, 31, Monmouth Street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V22471

Title: Greenwich fair

First Line: You maidens all both great and small

Themes:  Fairs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V797

Title: Waving greenwood tree

First Line: Now by the waving greenwood tree

Firth c.19(140)

Notes:  Firth c.19(140) is cropped.


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Harding B 11(4054)

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Edition - Bod15570

Imprint Names:  [Ryle and Paul]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1859

Imprint: [...] & Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V711

Title: Country girls are you going to the fair

First Line: As I was going to --- fair

Themes:  Fairs

Harding B 16(64a)

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 - Bod5608

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, Monmouth Court, 7 Diais [sic], London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1462

Title: The saucy plough boy

First Line: Come all you pretty maidens gay

Themes:  Rural society

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3344

Title: Jockey & Jenny's trip to the fair

First Line: Twas on the morn of sweet May day

Themes:  FairsRural society

Firth b.26(244)

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Edition - Bod10014

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer and Wholesale Toy Warehouse 6 Great st Andrew street 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V13106

Title: The baker's courtship, being the Answer to \"What are you after\"

First Line: Jack went to the fair with his sweetheart Susan

Tune: Dolly Duggins

Themes:  FairsBakers and bakeries

Firth c.19(166)

Notes:  Printed on blue paper. Slip


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Edition - Bod4396

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, 6, Great St. Andrew Street, 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(753) is another impression Harding B 11(754) is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 263

Title: The cruel miller

First Line: My parents educated me good learning gave to me

Themes:  SeductionMurder

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1085

Title: The wandering Savoyard

First Line: Ah, hear the wandering Savoyard's tale

Subjects:  France

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3329

Title: O tell me in which gin shop my dear

First Line: Oh, tell me in which gin shop my dear

Themes:  Fairs

Harding B 11(755)

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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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