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Edition - Bod3391

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by Jennings, 5, Water-lane, Fleet-street


Ballad

Title: New song on the engagement between the Amythist, & Thetis, English and French frigates

First Line: Come all you valiant heroes that sail upon the sea

Themes:  Naval battles

Harding B 25(47)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod13244

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High Street, St. Giles


Ballad - Roud Number: V2008

Title: Dreadful fire! And loss of 5 lives, near Edgware road

First Line: Good people all pray give attention

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Fire

Harding B 13(231)

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Edition - Bod13594

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1679]

Notes:  Wood 417(5) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V8173

Title: The sale of Esau's birth-right or The new Buckingham ballad

First Line: A wondrous tale I will relate

Tune: The London gentlewoman

Authors:  Blount, Charles, 1654-1693

References:

ESTC: R235701

Ashm. G 16(40)

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MS. Willis 22(f. 46)

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Edition - Bod7361

Imprint Names:  Walker, G.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 5


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 987

Title: The green mossy banks of the Lea

First Line: When first in this country a stranger

Subjects:  Philadelphia (Pa.)

Themes:  Americans - England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V349

Title: Child of good-nature

First Line: When day was scarcely dawning

Firth b.26(498)

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Harding B 11(1428)

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Johnson Ballads 1604

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1604 is a photocopy of the Durham University copy.


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Johnson d.1773(p. 252v)

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Edition - Bod7703

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: Recitations for the million 5


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V21768

Title: Eliza

First Line: Now stood Eliza on the wood-crowned height

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V30560

Title: Speech of Cataline [sic]

First Line: Banished from Rome! What's banished but set free

Firth b.27(464)

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Edition - Bod10085

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1856

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box [No. 6 St. Andrew's lane, Glasgow] ... Saturday Morning, January 5, 1856


Ballad - Roud Number: 8092

Title: Great meat pie

First Line: You've heard of the wond'rous crocodile

Tune: The wonderful crocodile

Themes:  Food

Firth c.19(250)

Notes:  Imprint defaced


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Edition - Bod10640

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Harding B 5(22) is another issue


Ballad

Title: Death and the geutleman [sic]

First Line: Thou wealthy man of large possessions here

Themes:  Mortality

Harding B 5(23)

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Edition - Bod10646

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  [1626]

Imprint: Imprinted at Dublin


Ballad - Roud Number: V1305

Title: Mount Taraghs triumph. 5. July. 1626

First Line: King Charles be thou blest, with peace and with rest

Tune: the Careere

Subjects:  Charles I, king of England, 1600-1649

Firth c.23(53)

Notes:  Photograph of the Society of Antiquaries copy.


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Edition - Bod10895

Imprint Names:  Webb, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1746

Imprint: London: Printed for W. Webb, near St. Paul's. 1746

Notes:  5 p.


Ballad

Title: Glass excised; or The schemer's mirror. A ballad

First Line: What say you to our schemer fine?

Tune: The leather bottle

References:

ESTC: N8081

Themes:  Taxation

Firth c.8(49)



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Edition - Bod9991

Imprint Names:  Bathgate, J.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  c.1847

Imprint: J. Bathgate, Printer, 198 Park Lane, Liverpool


Ballad - Roud Number: V22241

Title: Lines written on Donnelly the Irish champion

First Line: You lovers of the manly art of self defence attend

Themes:  Prizefighting

Firth c.19(14)

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Edition - Bod15783

Imprint Names:  Johnson, J.H.

Imprint Locations:  Philadelphia, Pa.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: J.H. Johnson, Song Publisher, Card and Job Printer, No. 5 North Tenth St., Three doors above Market, Philadelphia


Ballad - Roud Number: V5045

Title: Fare thee well Kitty dear

First Line: I saw the smile of evening die

Harding B 18(159)

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Edition - Bod15904

Imprint Names:  Andrews, J.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: J. Andrews, Printer, 38 Chatham St., N.Y.

Series Identifier: 5


Ballad - Roud Number: V4546

Title: The Bellevue baby mrs. Cunningham's adopted

First Line: A doctor of note in New York did dwell

Tune: Vilikins

Authors:  Saugerties Bard (Pseudonym)

Themes:  Murder

Harding B 18(37)

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Edition - Bod17123

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 28(5).


Ballad - Roud Number: V20216

Title: Sweethearts and wives. A new song

First Line: Brother messmates come let us be jolly

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 25(1861)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod18611

Imprint Names:  Quick, J.V.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Printed and Published by J.V. Quick, 5, Weston-place, King's Cross, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V13163

Title: The gas lamp lighters' poems

First Line: Again old time the merry season brings

Themes:  ReligionChristmas

Harding B 37(8)

Notes:  Sheet divided; text and illustration reassembled on the page of this volume.


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Edition - Bod18911

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Coloured illustration. Harding B 5(23) is another issue


Ballad

Title: Death and the gentleman

First Line: Thou wealthy man of large possessions here

Themes:  Mortality

Harding B 5(22)

Notes:  Coloured illustration.


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Edition - Bod19196

Imprint Names:  Such, W.C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: W.C. Such, Printer, 183-5, Union Street, Borough, S.E. 1

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1160 is another impression


Ballad - Roud Number: V20673

Title: The appeal of the unemployed

First Line: Oh, list you feeling Christians

Themes:  Unemployment

Johnson Ballads 1159

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Edition - Bod19198

Imprint Names:  Such, W.C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: W.C. Such, Printer, 183-5, Union Street, Borough, S.E. 1

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1159 is another impression


Ballad - Roud Number: V20673

Title: The appeal of the unemployed

First Line: Oh, list you feeling Christians

Themes:  Unemployment

Johnson Ballads 1160

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Edition - Bod19477

Imprint Names:  Wiles and son

Imprint Locations:  Colchester

Date  [1895]

Imprint: Printed and Published by Wiles & Son, Trinity St., Colchester

Notes:  Printed in blue ink


Ballad - Roud Number: V29909

Title: A battle-song

First Line: Ye Unionists of England!

License: St. James's Gazette, July 5th, 1895

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th century

Johnson Ballads 1542

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Edition - Bod19482

Imprint Names:  Keys, E.

Imprint Locations:  Devonport

Imprint: E. Keys, (Columbian Printing Office) 7, James-street, Devonport

Series Identifier: The youth's recitor 5


Ballad - Roud Number: V8727

Title: Little Anne and her mother

First Line: Little Anne and her mother were walking one day

Themes:  Beggars

Johnson Ballads 1548

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Edition - Bod19613

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  2806 c.13(317) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V4695

Title: The handsome factory lass

First Line: As down by the factory I alone one morning stray'd

Harding B 20(209)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod19747

Imprint Names:  Martin, W.

Imprint Locations:  Wakefield

Date  [1852]

Imprint: Printed for and sold by W. Martin, Park Street, Wakefield


Ballad - Roud Number: V32340

Title: Holmfirth deluge, occasioned by the bursting of the Bilberry dam, February 5th, 1852

First Line: At midnight still, a sound was heard

Themes:  Floods

Johnson Ballads 2064

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Edition - Bod20607

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1857

Imprint: The Poet's Box ... Saturday Morning, December 5, 1857.


Ballad - Roud Number: V4095

Title: The deeds that Paddies done

First Line: Sure all the world knows Paddy's ways

Tune: When my old hat was new

Authors:  Graham, W.A.

Themes:  Ireland

2806 b.10(187)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod22579

Imprint Names:  Holland, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1801

Imprint: London Pubd. by W. Holland, No. 50: Oxford Street. Feb. 5, 1801

Notes:  An engraving. Coloured.


Ballad

Title: Crazy Paul!! A new ballad

First Line: Why, fair isle, in every sailor

Tune: Crazy Jane

Curzon b.3(138)

Notes:  An engraving. Coloured.


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Edition - Bod22662

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1865?

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box, 6 [St Andrew's lane, Glasgow] ... Saturday Morning, Feb. 4, 186[5?]


Ballad - Roud Number: V30912

Title: The Carse of Pommaize

First Line: I have rambled this country both early and late

2806 c.11(131)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod4226

Imprint Names:  Aldermary Church Yard

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed and Sold in Aldermary Church Yard Bow-Lane, London

Notes:  Douce Ballads 4(5) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 2153

Title: The merchant's son, and the beggar-wench of Hull

First Line: You gallants all I pray draw near

References:

ESTC: T206412

Themes:  BeggarsTransvestism

Douce Ballads 3(66b)

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