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Edition - Bod2514

Imprint Names:  McCall, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1857 and 1877

Imprint: William M'Call, Printer, 4, Cartwright Place, Byrom-street, Liverpool

Series Identifier: 446

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1176

Title: [William] of the man-of-war

First Line: One winter's day as I was walking

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1101

Title: Hurrah for the road!

First Line: Hurrah o'er Hounslow-heath to roam

Themes:  Highwaymen

Harding B 11(4234)

Notes:  Cropped along top edge; lacking part of illustration.

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Edition - Bod13360

Imprint Names:  McCall, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1857 and 1877

Imprint: W. M'Call, Printer, 4, Cartwright Place, Byrom Street, Liverpool

Series Identifier: 145

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 993

Title: The constant lovers

First Line: A sailor courted a farmer's daughter

Subjects:  Isle of Man

Themes:  FarmersSailorsSocial status

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4744

Title: Be careful in choosing a wife

First Line: Now all young men that's going to wed

Themes:  MarriageDomestic strife

Harding B 11(678)

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Edition - Bod20893

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.Meadows, W.

Imprint Locations:  PrestonHalshaw Moor

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, 121, & 122, Church-Street; Office -- 4, North Road, Preston, Sold by W. Meadows, Market-Street, Halshaw Moor

Series Identifier: 17

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1493

Title: The effects of love

First Line: Young lovers all I pray draw near

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 372

Title: The British man-of-war

First Line: It was down in yonder meadows I carelessly did stray

Themes:  Sailors

2806 c.13(197)

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Edition - Bod7432

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Priuted [sic] and Sold Wholesale and Retail by John O. Bebbington, 22, Goulden-st., Oldham-rd., Manchester

Notes:  Firth c.26(219) is another issue

Series Identifier: 4

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2375

Title: The blackbird

First Line: Upon a fair morning for soft recreation

Subjects:  Charles Edward, Prince, grandson of James II, King of England, 1720-1788

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 527

Title: Lovely Nancy

First Line: And adieu lovely Nancy, it is now I must leave you

Subjects:  India

Themes:  SailorsWomen sailorsLove, unfortunateWoman in disguise

Harding B 11(297)

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Edition - Bod21539

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer 4 and 6, Chadderton Street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 640

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2748

Title: Kitty Wells!

First Line: You ask what makes this darkie weep

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12886

Title: Maggie's secret

First Line: Oh! many a time I am sad at heart

Themes:  Sailors

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 12822

Title: The Paddy mouse

First Line: Once in old Ireland, there started a mouse

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Catholic Church

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 7944

Title: I was despised for being poor

First Line: Farewell, false girl, I leave you in sorrow and in pain

Themes:  Rejected suitor

2806 c.16(333)

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Firth c.26(9)

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Harding B 11(1663)

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