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Edition - Bod11569

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5104

Title: A flounce to your gown

First Line: Of all the gay fashions we daily do see

Themes:  Fashions

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 413

Title: The cuckoo

First Line: Come all you pretty fair maids wherever you be

Themes:  Unrequited love

Harding B 11(1231)

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Edition - Bod11599

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer and Toy Warehouse, 6, Great St Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13870

Title: My friend and pitcher

First Line: The wealthy fool with gold in store

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17455

Title: The dustman's brother

First Line: My moralizing muse attunes

Themes:  EducationBallad-sellersLiteratureSculpture

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13786

Title: Lost Rosabel

First Line: They have given thee to another

Themes:  Unrequited love

Harding B 11(1264)

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Johnson Ballads 830

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Edition - Bod11711

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 567

Title: The green willow

First Line: Young men are false and they are so deceitful

Themes:  Unrequited love

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1110

Title: Cottage in the grove

First Line: Now wanton gales perfume the glade

Notes:  Harding B 15(65a) is another impression of this ballad alone

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 182

Title: Young Edmund in the Lowlands low

First Line: Come all you feeling lovers and listen to my song

Themes:  MurderTheft

Harding B 11(1433)

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Edition - Bod9222

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer & Stationer, 6, Chadderton Street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 657


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3871

Title: Won't you tell us why, England?

First Line: You are not what you were England

Themes:  Economy and trade - 19th centuryTrade depression

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3175

Title: Captain's lovely daughter

First Line: One fine afternoon down to Liverpool I went

Subjects:  Liverpool (England)

Themes:  Unrequited love

Firth c.16(248)

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Firth c.26(188)

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Edition - Bod11789

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 17542

Title: He loves and he rides away

First Line: At the baron of Mowbray's gate was seen

Themes:  Unrequited love

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9789

Title: Batchelor's fare

First Line: To the Thames gentle banks the streams wind along

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V674

Title: Lilies in a valley grew

First Line: Some lilies in a valley grew

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V2882

Title: Lilies and roses

First Line: The father of Nancy a forester was

Harding B 11(1503)

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Edition - Bod13434

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5762

Title: All on board a man of war

First Line: Would you know pretty Nan how we pass our time

Themes:  SailorsWar

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11845

Title: The faithful sailor

First Line: The topsails shiver in the wind

Authors:  Arne, Michael, 1741-1786Thompson, Edward

Themes:  Sailors

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 593

Title: I live not where I love

First Line: Come all you maids that live at a distance

Themes:  Unrequited love

Harding B 11(39)

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Edition - Bod5847

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer Toy and marble wharehouse [sic], 6 Great St. Andrew St. seven dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 14076

Title: The blue bonnets over the border

First Line: March, march Ettrick & Tevio[t]dale

Authors:  Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832

Subjects:  Scotland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6326

Title: Herrings, fre[sh]

First Line: Herrings freh, [sic] herrings fresh fresh fresh I cry

Themes:  Street tradersCries of London

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 5754

Title: The goddess Diana

First Line: Hark, the goddess Diana

Themes:  Hunting

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 4788

Title: Three strings to my bow

First Line: I am a girl that's forsaken

Themes:  Unrequited love

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 5137

Title: Roy's wife

First Line: Roy's wife of Aldivalloch

Themes:  Rejected suitor

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V3571

Title: Battle of the Nile

First Line: Arise arise, Britannias sons arise

Themes:  NavalNile, Battle of the, 1798

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1681

Title: He's all the world to me

First Line: O'er the brake or oer the mountain

Harding B 11(481)

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Johnson Ballads 755

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Johnson Ballads 756

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Johnson Ballads 757

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Edition - Bod23447

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts, Toy Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5740

Title: Poor Mary Anne

First Line: Here, below the green turf, sleepeth

Themes:  Unrequited love

2nd Ballad

Title: What airy sound

First Line: What airy sound floats sweetly round

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3484

Title: Taste, O taste this spicy wine

First Line: Taste, O! taste this spicy wine

Themes:  Drinking

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12999

Title: No life's like the life of a soldier

First Line: Now, without any doubt

Themes:  Soldiers

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V7897

Title: Brien Boru

First Line: O Kilmurrymacmahon's a place you wou'd bless

Subjects:  Ireland

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V11212

Title: Sigh not for love!

First Line: Sigh not for love, if you wish not to know

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 2390

Title: Long time I've courted you miss

First Line: Long time I've courted you, miss

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V20499

Title: Nosegay girl

First Line: Sweet nosegays, come buy my swe[et] nosegays

Themes:  Street traders

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V23655

Title: Village maid

First Line: When I quitted the cot that stands alone on the moor

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 21256

Title: Ben Backstay the boatswain

First Line: Ben Backstay was our boatswain very merry boy

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Themes:  Sailors

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V698

Title: Girl of my heart

First Line: I have parks, I have grounds

Authors:  Rannie, John

Themes:  WealthMarriage proposals

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V3015

Title: Poll of Wapping stairs

First Line: Your landsmen's wives with all their airs

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841Reeves, Sims, 1818-1900

Notes:  Music by Sims Reeves.

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V20022

Title: Blue eyed Mary

First Line: Pretty blue-ey'd Mary

Harding B 11(1151)

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