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Edition - Bod18381

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Notes:  See Harding B 3(18) Harding B 3(18) is another issue


Ballad - Roud Number: V13472

Title: The wanton wife of Bath

First Line: In Bath a wanton wife did dwell

References:

ESTC: N71512

Themes:  Women

Harding B 3(19)

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Edition - Bod1099

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: W.S. Fortey, Printer and Publisher, 2 & 3, Monmouth court, Seven Dials


Ballad

Title: The Hammersmith belle

First Line: Oh, she lives out at Hammersmith Bridge

Firth b.25(248)

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Edition - Bod1553

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2 & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 21420

Title: The pleasures of matrimony

First Line: Seven long years I've been a good wife

Themes:  Marriage

2806 c.16(26)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6075

Imprint Names:  Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1845

Imprint: James Paul and Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V5513

Title: Chandler's shop

First Line: Oh, Sally Sime, when we get wed

Themes:  Shopkeepers

Edition - Bod6986

Imprint Names:  Carvalho, A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Printed and Sold by A. Carvalho, No. 3, Crab Tree Row, Hackney Road


Ballad - Roud Number: 3747

Title: A washing day

First Line: The sky with clouds was overcast

Harding B 16(285b)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 144

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 144; coloured illustration. Slip


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Johnson Ballads 145

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 145; coloured illustration. Slip


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Edition - Bod2496

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


Ballad - Roud Number: 1245

Title: When we went out a gipsying

First Line: In the days when we went gipsying

Harding B 11(4140)

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Edition - Bod2848

Imprint Names:  [Ryle and Paul]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1859

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V383

Title: The fairy boy

First Line: A mother came while stars were falling

Themes:  Fairies

Harding B 15(101b)

Notes:  The illustration and the text are separately printed items. Slip


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Edition - Bod2935

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V5809

Title: The minstrel to his steed

First Line: Then up and prepare thee! my own brave steed

Harding B 15(202b)

Notes:  The illustration and the text are separately printed items. Slip


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Edition - Bod11400

Imprint Names:  [Ryle and Paul]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1859

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V11436

Title: Duck-leg Dick

First Line: Duck-leg Dick had a donkey

Harding B 11(1017)

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Edition - Bod13069

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, 3, Monmouth-court 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 12876

Title: The return of the admiral

First Line: How gallantly, how merrily

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 11(3268)

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Johnson Ballads 258

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Edition - Bod13647

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, & 3, Monmouth Court


Ballad - Roud Number: 174

Title: The cunning cobler done over

First Line: A story, a story to you I will tell

Themes:  Adultery

Harding B 11(764)

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Edition - Bod13689

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, & 3, Monmouth Court


Ballad - Roud Number: V17285

Title: The fatal dream

First Line: One night when the angry billows did roar

Themes:  Shipwreck

Harding B 16(91a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10036

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1851]

Imprint: Ryle & Co. Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury


Ballad - Roud Number: V19505

Title: Exhibition of all nations!

First Line: Good people all of each degree

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Great exhibition, 1851

Firth c.19(192)

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Edition - Bod10146

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, 3, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 12887

Title: Adam was a gentleman

First Line: Old Adam was the first man formd

Themes:  Adam (Biblical figure)

Firth c.21(45)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod14282

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: W.S. Fortey, General Steam Printer and Publisher, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury


Ballad - Roud Number: V9541

Title: Racketty Jack

First Line: My name is racketty Jack

Themes:  Drinking

Harding B 15(248a)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 441

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 3099

Notes:  Slip

Johnson Ballads 3164

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod14347

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1868]

Imprint: Fortey, Printer & Publisher, 2 & 3, Monmouth Ct.


Ballad - Roud Number: V30535

Title: The dreadful railway accident to the Irish mail

First Line: You tender-feeling Christians

Themes:  Railways

Harding B 13(223)

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Edition - Bod14987

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, & 3, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V4901

Title: Paddy Conner

First Line: When a boy, Paddy Connor left his grandmother Rudge

Harding B 16(196c)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9752

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2 & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 586

Title: The banks of sweet primroses

First Line: As I walked one mid-summer morning

Firth c.18(152)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(107)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9923

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2 & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 1062

Title: The Belfast mountains

First Line: Twas on the Belfast mountains

Subjects:  Ireland

Firth c.18(82)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod15125

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V6036

Title: Smart young bachelors

First Line: Here we are a dashing set

Themes:  Bachelors

Harding B 16(251a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod15171

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

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


Ballad - Roud Number: 13809

Title: Dunois the brave

First Line: To Syria young Dunois will go

Harding B 16(78c)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod15357

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court


Ballad - Roud Number: 913

Title: The jolly roving tar

First Line: It was in London city & near to the highway

Harding B 16(119c)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16127

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & co., Printers, 2 & 3 Monmouth court, Bloomsbury


Ballad - Roud Number: V738

Title: Katty avourneen

First Line: 'Twas a cold winter night, and the tempest was snarling

2806 c.9(20)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod19498

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


Ballad - Roud Number: 2554

Title: My bonny blooming highland Jane

First Line: As I walked out one morning fair

Johnson Ballads 236

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod21076

Imprint Names:  Fores, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Fores, 3 Piccadilly


Ballad - Roud Number: 385

Title: Bachelors' hall

First Line: To Bachelors'-hall we good fellows invite

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Johnson Ballads fol. 52

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