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Edition - Bod1583

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

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

Notes:  Compare the second illustration to the illustration of \"The sick man and the angel,\" on p. 72 of John Gay, Fables (London, 1823). Harding B 11(1701) is another impression with imprint defaced. Harding B 11(1701) is another impression with imprint defaced.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1444

Title: I'll hang my harp on the willow tree

First Line: I'll hang my harp on a willow tree

Subjects:  Palestine

Themes:  Rejected suitorSoldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3966

Title: The dying child to it's [sic] mother

First Line: Weep not dear mother, oh! leave off thy wailing

Tune: The stolen child

Themes:  Death

Firth b.26(220)

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Harding B 11(1700)

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Edition - Bod12059

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(4116) is another edition with a different first ballad Harding B 11(4116) is another edition with a different first ballad


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8860

Title: It was my father's custom

First Line: Come hither bring the holly-bush to decorate the hall

Themes:  Christmas

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16510

Title: The maids lamentation

First Line: O you pretty fair maidens, I pray lend an ear

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Transported convict

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4187

Title: The valiant soldier

First Line: A valiant soldier I dare not name

Themes:  SoldiersSeduction

Harding B 11(1821)

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Edition - Bod247

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16423

Title: Ruddy Aurora

First Line: When ruddy Aurora awakens the day

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3743

Title: The legacy

First Line: When in death I shall calm recline

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Themes:  Death

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 8634

Title: At setting day and rising morn

First Line: At setting day and rising morn

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V5485

Title: The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1160

Title: Maidens fair, of love beware

First Line: Love they say is quite delightful

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V6366

Title: Say, where shall we meet, love

First Line: Say, where shall we meet, love

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 2614

Title: Rest! warrior, rest

First Line: He comes from the wars, from the red field of fight

Themes:  Soldiers

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 23189

Title: Wilt thou say, &c

First Line: Wilt thou say farewell love

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 1304

Title: The beggar girl

First Line: Over the mountains & over the moor

Authors:  Chandler, John W.

Themes:  Beggars

10th Ballad

Title: The pitcher

First Line: Oh! where are you going so fast pretty maid

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13783

Title: Harry Bluff

First Line: Harry Bluff when a boy left his friends and his home

Themes:  Sailors

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V9852

Title: Edwin and Ella

First Line: See, beneath yon bower of roses

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 1696

Title: The devil and Mike

First Line: Oh, 'twas on a dusky eve

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 7758

Title: Billy Barlow

First Line: O when I was born, says old mother Goose

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V11671

Title: A wish

First Line: Mine be a cot beside a hill

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V442

Title: Kitty of the Clyde

First Line: A boat danced on Clyde'[s] bonny stream

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 6747

Title: Time is on the wing

First Line: Strew, strew, with roses

Harding B 40(21b)

Notes:  Johnson Ballads fol. 400 lacks title and imprint


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Johnson Ballads fol. 400

Notes:  Johnson Ballads fol. 400 lacks title and imprint



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Edition - Bod613

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier: 3


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2940

Title: The martyrs grave

First Line: And must I leave my native shores

Themes:  Emigration

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13757

Title: The cavalier

First Line: Twas a beautiful night, the stars shone bright

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 3000

Title: The maid of Bon Clody

First Line: Were you ever at the moss house where the birds do increase

4th Ballad

Title: Lamentable lines on the burning of the \"Cospatrick\"

First Line: You feeling-hearted Christians wherever that you be

Themes:  Shipwreck

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V3263

Title: The young volunteer

First Line: Oh! did you hear of late, mind the date, what I state

Themes:  Soldiers

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 3016

Title: The sporting youth

First Line: I'm a stranger in this country, from America I came

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1467

Title: A new song on the O'Connell monument

First Line: Prepare you gallant Irishmen, -- [prepare] without delay

Authors:  Sadler, Joseph

Notes:  See also 2806 b.10(31), Firth b.27(154/155) and Harding B 19(97)

Subjects:  O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V21022

Title: Mary Doheny, the Tipperary witch

First Line: Good people all I pray draw near

Themes:  Witches

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 1427

Title: Erin's lovely home

First Line: When I was young and in my bloom my age was seventeen

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V1371

Title: Patrick Brady

First Line: My name is Patrick Brady I was born of high degree

Themes:  Irish - U.S.A.

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V15031

Title: The Donegal emigrant

First Line: I've just left Donegal and I thought I'd give a call

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 40(4)

Notes:  The last illustration is illegible.


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