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Edition - Bod662

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts, Printer Great st. Andrew street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V3393

Title: Yorkshire girl's policy

First Line: You pretty young lasses come listen awhile

Themes:  Prostitution

Harding B 16(314d)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8831

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: V3306

Title: The rakish husband

First Line: Come all you rakish husbands

Themes:  MarriageProstitution

Harding B 1(105)

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Edition - Bod15080

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V5585

Title: Maria, the unfortunate fair

First Line: Maria was handsome remarkable fair

Themes:  Prostitution

Harding B 16(142a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod24282

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed & sold by J Pitts, 6, Great Andrew-street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 1640

Title: Quite politely

First Line: When first in Lunnon I arrivd

Themes:  Countryman in LondonProstitution

Douce Ballads 4(57)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5540

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts 6, great st. Andrew street 7 Dals [sic]


Ballad - Roud Number: V2078

Title: Paddy's bride

First Line: Come all you loyal sailors listen unto me

Subjects:  Gosport (England)

Themes:  SailorsProstitutionIrish

2806 c.18(231)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth c.12(381)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth c.13(183)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1450)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3473

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(1253).


Ballad - Roud Number: V4051

Title: Covent garden ramble

First Line: One night in Covent garden

Themes:  Prostitution

Harding B 25(438)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod12560

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts Printer, Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6 Great st. Andrew Street 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V270

Title: Blue ey'd Mary

First Line: In a cottage embosom'd within a deep shade

Themes:  Prostitution

Harding B 25(224)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16312

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at Pitts Wholesale Toy Warehouse 6, Great St, Andrew street 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V3156

Title: A choice pennyworth of wit

First Line: Here is a pennyworth of wit

Themes:  ProstitutionEconomy and trade

Harding B 2(92)

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Johnson Ballads 766

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Johnson Ballads 767

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Edition - Bod1219

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V270

Title: Blue-eyed Mary or, the Victim of seduction

First Line: In a cottage embosom'd within a deep shade

Themes:  Prostitution

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3331

Title: The chace of the hare

First Line: On a bright sunny morn did the huntsman prepare

Themes:  Hunting

Harding B 11(346)

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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 - Bod6761

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, from Pitts wholesale toy and marble warehouse, 31, Dudley street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2092

Title: The village beauty

First Line: See the star-breasted villain to yonder cot bound

Notes:  Harding B 16(296c) is another impression of this ballad alone

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentProstitutionCourtship - difference in social status

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13827

Title: The tired soldier

First Line: The tired soldier, bold and brave

Themes:  Soldiers

Firth b.25(419)

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Harding B 11(3983)

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Edition - Bod2276

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.PierceMarshall, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonSouthboroughBristol

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials ... Sold by W. Marshall, Bookseller, Bristol, and Pierce, Southborough


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4683

Title: Rolling down Wapping

First Line: As I was a rolling down Wapping

Themes:  SailorsProstitution

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 347

Title: Whale fishery

First Line: We can no longer stay on shore

Notes:  Harding B 17(332b) is another issue of this ballad alone

Themes:  Whaling

Harding B 11(3307A)

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Edition - Bod11589

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed by J. Pitts, 6, Great st Andrew street 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1180

Title: Four seasons of the year

First Line: Come all you lads and lasses awhile give attention

Themes:  Seasons

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4051

Title: Covent garden ramble

First Line: One night in Covent garden

Themes:  ClergyProstitutionMethodists

Harding B 11(1253)

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Edition - Bod12108

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

Notes:  Harding B 22(245) is another edition Harding B 25(1592) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V9576

Title: The rakes complaint in limbo

First Line: Once I was great but little I'm grown

Themes:  ProstitutionDandies

Harding B 11(3214)

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Edition - Bod12688

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew street 7 dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V11084

Title: The nice yonng [sic] man. An answer to the Nice young girl

First Line: One day as I walked through a street

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Prostitution

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1777

Title: Old Cunwell the pilot

First Line: Old Cunwell the pilot for many a year

Themes:  SailorsPilots

Harding B 11(2702)

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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 - Bod7106

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4418

Title: A parody on Nothing more

First Line: Down --- street I wander'd one evening all serene

Themes:  ProstitutionCrime - 19th centuryPolice

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13796

Title: Ingle side!

First Line: Oh! come, come, to the ingle-side

Firth b.26(239)

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Edition - Bod20425

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, Printer (from Pitt's) Wholesale Toy Warehons [sic] 31, [...] Street 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V270

Title: Blue eyed Mary or the Victim of seduction

First Line: In a cottage embosom'd within a deep shade

Themes:  Prostitution

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5465

Title: Wild boar hunt

First Line: See the bright moonbeam or [sic] gold lights the mountain

Themes:  Hunting

Johnson Ballads 472

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