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Edition - Bod7121

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(4207) is another impression

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 10918

Title: The wife's dream

First Line: Now tell me, Mary, how is it that you can look so gay

Themes:  DrunkennessMarriage - women

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V852

Title: The sons of Albion

First Line: You sons of Albion, take up your arms

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in Harding B 11(1367) but under a different imprint

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

Themes:  Naval

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 104

Title: Henry Martin

First Line: There were three brothers in merry Scotland

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in Harding B 11(1367) but under a different imprint

Themes:  Piracy

Firth b.26(253)

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