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Edition - Bod18644

Imprint Names:  Dicey, W.

Imprint Locations:  Northampton

Date  between 1719 and 1757

Imprint: Northampton, Printed by William Dicey

Series Identifier: 1


Ballad - Roud Number: V1318

Title: The overthrow of proud Holofernes, and the triumph of virtuous queen Judith

First Line: When king Nebuchadnezar was puffed up with pride

Harding B 39(203)

Notes:  Negative photocopy of Percy II.74. With a prose introduction


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Edition - Bod18887

Imprint Names:  Carmanne, J.-G.

Imprint Locations:  Liege

Date  18--

Imprint: Impr. de J.-G. Carmanne, place St.-Pholien, 1


Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Li mal' birr

First Line: L'dial k'arèg lè bresseu!

Tune: Gamin d'Paris

Themes:  Drinking

Edition - Bod4852

Imprint Names:  Marshall, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1795

Imprint: Published Jany. 1. 1793 by I. Marshall No 4 Aldermary Church Yard London

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: V6038

Title: Lovely Nan

First Line: Sweet is the ship thats under sail

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Harding B 21(10)

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Edition - Bod4866

Imprint Names:  Sheppard, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1786

Imprint: Publish'd May 1st, 1786 by C. Sheppard, No. 19, Lambeth Hill, Doctors Commons, London

Notes:  An engraving. Harding B 12(103) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V17127

Title: The sorrows of Werter

First Line: When Werter fair Charlotte beheld

Harding B 21(45)

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Edition - Bod4867

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1791

Imprint: Published Novr. 1, 1791, by, I. Evans No. 42 Long Lane West Smithfield

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: V21693

Title: A sequel to the Disconsolate sailor

First Line: With fresh store I've return'd to old England again

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 21(47)

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Edition - Bod4868

Imprint Names:  Sheppard, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1791

Imprint: Publish'd Apl. 1, 1791, by C. Sheppard, Lambert Hill, Doctors Commons, London

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: 385

Title: Batchelor's hall

First Line: To Batchelor's hall we good fellows invite

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Hunting

Harding B 21(48)

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Edition - Bod4939

Imprint Names:  Wallis, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1785

Imprint: Pub. as the Act directs, Feb. 1. 1785. by J. Wallis, No. 16, Ludgate Street, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 115

Title: John Blunt

First Line: There was an old man liv'd under a hill

Douce Prints S 9(p. 208)

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Edition - Bod1414

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: John Evans, Printer, 42, Long-lane, West-smithfield, London

Notes:  Harding B 1(58) is another impression.


Ballad - Roud Number: 622

Title: The Plymouth tragedy

First Line: Beautiful virgins of birth and breeding

References:

ESTC: N71525

Subjects:  India

Themes:  SailorsLovers parted

Harding B 1(57)

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Edition - Bod5625

Imprint Names:  Walker, G.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 1


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2662

Title: The ivy green

First Line: Ah! a dainty plant is the ivy green

Authors:  Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13833

Title: Woodman spare that tree

First Line: Woodman spare that tree

Authors:  Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864

Firth b.26(503)

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Harding B 11(1829)

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Johnson d.1773(p. 157b)

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Edition - Bod12051

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: John Evans, Printer, 42, Long-lane, West-smithfield, London

Notes:  Harding B 1(57) is another impression.


Ballad - Roud Number: 622

Title: The Plymouth tragedy

First Line: Beautiful virgins of birth and breeding

References:

ESTC: N71526

Subjects:  India

Themes:  SailorsLovers parted

Harding B 1(58)

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Edition - Bod10694

Imprint Names:  Sheppard, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1786

Imprint: Publish'd March 1. 1786 by C. Sheppard, No. 19, Lambeth Hill Doctors Commons

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: V290

Title: Soldier and bonny lass

First Line: Oh! bonny lass, will you lie in a barrack?

Themes:  Women soldiers

Harding B 21(34)

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Edition - Bod18841

Imprint Names:  Carmanne, J.-G.

Imprint Locations:  Liege

Date  18--

Imprint: Impr. de J.-G. Carmanne, place St.-Pholien, 1


Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Les pompiers

First Line: Ma fois, ji dis l'vérité

Tune: Le gros major me l'a dit

Edition - Bod18851

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1793

Imprint: Published Augt. 1, 1793 at No. 22 Golden Lane London

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: V5448

Title: The primrose girl

First Line: Come buy of poor Kate primroses I sell

Themes:  Street traders

Harding B 21(7)

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Edition - Bod18885

Imprint Names:  Carmanne, J.-G.

Imprint Locations:  Liege

Date  18--

Imprint: Impr. de J.-G. Carmanne, place St.-Pholien, 1


Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Les creux d'honneur

First Line: On z'a surmint fait tot' sôrts di merveyes

Tune: Le dieu des bonnes gens

Edition - Bod18889

Imprint Names:  Carmanne-Claeys, J.-G.

Imprint Locations:  Liege

Date  18--

Imprint: Impr. de J.-G. Carmanne, place St.-Pholien, 1


Ballad

Title: L'agent d'police

First Line: Je sos l'agent d'polic', awet jè l'pous bin dire

Tune: Gamin d'Paris

Edition - Bod4894

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1798

Imprint: Published 1st February 1798, by Laurie & Whittle, 53 Fleet Street, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V32331

Title: The old cheese; an original tale

First Line: Young Slouch, the farmer, had a jolly wife

Performers:  Fawcett, John, 1768-1837

Performance Locations:  Covent Garden Theatre

References:

ESTC: N3950

Harding B 38(10)

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Johnson Ballads fol. 89

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Edition - Bod4926

Imprint Names:  Rich, E.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1787

Imprint: Published as the Act directs, by E. Rich, No. 55, Fleet- Street, Feburary 1, 1787

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: V14089

Title: The politic farmer; or, a fig for taxation

First Line: A whimsical farmer in Cheshire, they say

Tune: Roast beef

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th centuryTaxation

Firth b.22(f. 94)

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Edition - Bod17592

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [c.1760]

Notes:  Firth b.22(f. 12/1) is another edition.


Ballad

Title: An excellent new hymn, composd by the priests of the Order of st. Perkin

First Line: Oh! why dost thou forsake us thus?

References:

ESTC: T192213

Subjects:  James, Prince of Wales, 1688-1766

Harding B 4(63)

Notes:  Slip.



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Edition - Bod24035

Imprint Names:  Sheppard, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1791

Imprint: Publish'd July 1st, 1791, by C. Sheppard, No. 19, Lambert Hill, Doctors Commons, London

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: 1790

Title: Robin Hood and the fifteen foresters

First Line: Robin Hood was a tall young man

References:

ESTC: N70898

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Douce Ballads 3(123a)

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Douce FF 71(15)

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Edition - Bod4972

Imprint Names:  Marshall, J.Hazard, S.White, R.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBathLondon

Date  [1795]

Imprint: Sold by J. Marshall ... No. 17, Queen Street, Cheapside, and No. 4, Aldermary Church-Yard, and R. White, Piccadilly, London. By S. Hazard ... Bath

Notes:  2803 b.1(4) is another edition.

Series Identifier: Cheap repository


Ballad - Roud Number: V1926

Title: Patient Joe; or, the Newcastle collier

First Line: Have you heard of a collier of honest renown

Authors:  More, Hannah, 1745-1833

References:

ESTC: T43772

Themes:  Coalmines and mining

Johnson Ballads fol. 184

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Vet. A5 a.15(22)

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Edition - Bod1182

Imprint Names:  Morgan, J.Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  18--

Imprint: [1] H. Paul, Printer, 22, Brick lane, Spitalfields [2] Paul Printer 18 Great Saint Andrew Stree[t] 7 Dials, And sold by J. Morgan 46 Brick Lane Spitalfields


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16508

Title: The London merchant's daugher, and her young sailor bold

First Line: Young men and maid maidens pray give attention

Tune: The banks of sweet primroses

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusLovers reunited

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1402

Title: The beautiful muff

First Line: A buxom young damsel on a cold winter's night

Tune: Dumble down deary

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 640 is another issue of this ballad alone

Themes:  Sexual intercourse

Firth b.34(168)

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Edition - Bod19052

Imprint Names:  Angus

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1774 and 1825

Imprint: Angus, Printer

Notes:  Sheet contains Bible quotations

Sheet References:  ESTC: N71320

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 394

Title: Carol 1st On Christmas Day

First Line: God rest you merry Gentlemen

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8874

Title: Carol 2d On St Stephen's Day

First Line: In friendly love and unity

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V23637

Title: Carol 3d On St John's Day

First Line: When bloody Herod reigned king

Notes:  Carol

Subjects:  John, the Baptist, saint

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V34554

Title: Carol 4th On Innocents Day

First Line: Upon the twenty-fifth of December

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

Harding B 7(27)

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Edition - Bod19055

Imprint Names:  Marshall, J.Hazard, S.White, R.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBathLondon

Date  between 1784 and 1807

Imprint: Sold by S. Hazard ... at Bath: By J. Marshall ... No. 17, Queen-Street, Cheap-Side, and No. 4, Aldermary Church-Yard; R. White, Piccadilly, London

Notes:  2803 b.1(8) is another edition.

Series Identifier: Cheap repository


Ballad - Roud Number: V17549

Title: The market woman, a true tale; or Honesty is the best policy

First Line: A farmer's wife to market went

Authors:  More, Hannah, 1745-1833

References:

ESTC: T38985

Harding B 7(1)

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Johnson Ballads fol. 177

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Johnson Ballads fol. 178

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Johnson Ballads fol. 179

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Johnson Ballads fol. 179A

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Edition - Bod1143

Imprint Names:  Marshall, J.Hazard, S.White, R.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBathLondon

Date  [1795]

Imprint: Sold by S. Hazard ... at Bath: By J. Marshall ... No. 17, Queen-Street, Cheap-Side, and No. 4, Aldermary Church-Yard; R. White, Piccadilly, London

Notes:  Johnson Ballads fol. 188 and 2803 b.1(6) are two issues of another edition.

Series Identifier: Cheap repository


Ballad - Roud Number: V1486

Title: The roguish miller; or, Nothing got by cheating: a true ballad

First Line: A miller there was, and he liv'd at his mill

Authors:  More, Hannah, 1745-1833

References:

ESTC: T194206

Themes:  MillersFrauds in trade

Johnson Ballads fol. 187

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Edition - Bod5217

Imprint Names:  Marshall, J.Hazard, S.White, R.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBathLondon

Date  between 1784 and 1807

Imprint: Sold by S. Hazard ... at Bath: By J. Marshall ... No. 17, Queen-Street, Cheap-Side, and No. 4, Aldermary Church Yard, by R. White, Piccadilly, London

Notes:  Johnson Ballads fol. 187 is another edition 2803 b.1(6) is another issue

Series Identifier: Cheap repository


Ballad - Roud Number: V1486

Title: The roguish miller; or Nothing got by cheating. A true ballad

First Line: A miller there was, and he liv'd at his mill

Authors:  More, Hannah, 1745-1833

References:

ESTC: T195124

Themes:  Millers

Harding B 7(3)

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Johnson Ballads fol. 188

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Johnson Ballads fol. 189

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Johnson Ballads fol. 190

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Johnson Ballads fol. 190A

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