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Edition - Bod5446

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials, London

Notes:  The illustration of an age and youth in a churchyard is after an engraving by Thomas Bewick in British Birds, vol. 1, 1797, p. 202. See Iain Bain, The watercolours and engravings of Thomas Bewick, vol. 2, p. 147.

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2936

Title: A voice from the grave. To those who wish to attain everlasting happiness

First Line: All you who doth these lines behold

Themes:  Happiness

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8899

Title: The labourer's return to his family with his weekly pay

First Line: Now wife and children let's be gay

Themes:  Working class

Harding B 7(6)

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