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Edition - Bod6944

Imprint Names:  Moore, J.

Imprint Locations:  Belfast

Date  between 1846 and 1852

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Moore, 1, Castle-court


Ballad - Roud Number: 1696

Title: The Devil & little Mike

First Line: It was on a dusky eve

Firth b.25(553)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10413

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1870

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ... Saturday morning, Jan. 1, 1870


Ballad - Roud Number: V20512

Title: Nobody's child

First Line: Wherever I was born and bred

Firth c.21(55)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod8444

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1870

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ... Saturday morning, Jan. 1, 1870


Ballad - Roud Number: 9143

Title: Married to a mermaid

First Line: Oh, 'twas on the deep Atlantic

Themes:  Mermaids

Firth c.12(417)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod6787

Imprint Names:  Ireland, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1860

Imprint: Manchester: A. Ireland & co., Market street

Series Identifier: Waugh's Lancashire songs 1


Ballad - Roud Number: 23748

Title: Come whoam to thi childer an' me

First Line: Aw've just mended th' fire wi' a cob

Authors:  Waugh, Edwin, 1817-1890

Notes:  Reprinted from The Manchester Weekly Times

Firth b.25(443)

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Edition - Bod6840

Imprint Names:  Duckett, J.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  c.1840

Imprint: Printed for J. Duckett, 1 Highfield-street, Liverpool


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 368

Title: Love blow out the candle

First Line: When I was eighteen years of age

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentIllegitimacy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13842

Title: The bridal ring

First Line: I dreamt last night of our earlier day

Firth b.34(170)

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Edition - Bod7521

Imprint Names:  The Poet's Box

Imprint Locations:  Belfast

Date  between 1846 and 1852

Imprint: Sold only at the 'Poet's Box' and general job printing-office ... at no. 1, Castle-court, Belfast


Ballad - Roud Number: V3228

Title: Lovely Mary, O

First Line: It being on a summer's morning

Firth b.27(206)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10366

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1870

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ... Saturday morning, Jan. 1, 1870


Ballad - Roud Number: V5363

Title: Walking in the Zoo

First Line: The Stilton, sir, the cheese, the OK thing to do

Performers:  Vance

Subjects:  Zoological gardens, Regents Park (London)

Themes:  Zoos

Firth c.21(142)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod10386

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1852

Imprint: ... Poet's Box, ... [1]st February 1852


Ballad - Roud Number: 1573

Title: Beggars and ballad-singers

First Line: Merry Proteus of old, as by Ovid we're told

Tune: The artful dodgers

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  BeggarsBallad-sellers

Firth c.21(2)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip.


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Edition - Bod10520

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1870

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ... Saturday morning, Jan. 1, 1870


Ballad - Roud Number: V7247

Title: American drinks

First Line: The other night I'd been indulging which I own is very silly

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Drinking

Firth c.22(36)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip.


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Edition - Bod10524

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1866

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ... Saturday Morning, June 16, 1866 [1st issue 1852]


Ballad - Roud Number: 12892

Title: Think of your head in the morning. 3rd issue

First Line: Tom Jennings who never could drinking avoid

Themes:  Drunkenness

Firth c.22(40)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod8294

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads. See Firth c.26(1)


Ballad - Roud Number: 13865

Title: The mariner's grave

First Line: I remember the night was stormy and wet

Themes:  Naval

Firth c.12(395)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod8728

Imprint Names:  Moore, J.

Imprint Locations:  Belfast

Date  between 1846 and 1852

Imprint: Printed and sold wholesale by James Moore, 1, Castle-court


Ballad

Title: The village pride

First Line: In blythe and bonnie Scotland, where the bluebell does grow

Themes:  Women soldiersTransvestism

Firth c.14(234)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8982

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1870

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ... Saturday morning, Jan. 1, 1870

Notes:  Slip. [At end] Catalogue of newest songs


Ballad - Roud Number: V3116

Title: British invincibles

First Line: I'm a bold British volunteer

Performers:  Crawford, J.W.

Themes:  Soldiers

Firth c.14(321)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip.


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Edition - Bod1216

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: H. Such Printer &c. 123 Union Street, Borough

Series Identifier: 1


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15029

Title: The new Irish emigrant

First Line: Farewell dear Erin, I'm going to leave you

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 872

Title: Dick Darling the cobbler

First Line: My name is Dick Darling the cobbler

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  IrishShoemakers

2806 b.10(81)

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Firth c.26(38)

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Harding B 11(2651)

Notes:  Harding B 11(2651) is torn along top edge.


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Harding B 11(2651A)

Edition - Bod5421

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, from Pitts, wholesale toy and [marble] warehouse, [3]1, [Dudley] street (late Monmou[th street]) Seven Dials

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 580 is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21420

Title: Pleasures of matrimony

First Line: [S]even long years I've been a good wife

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2683

Title: Tara's old hall

First Line: O Erin my country, altho' thy harp slumbers

Subjects:  Ireland

Firth b.25(398)

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Edition - Bod6179

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, from (I. Pitts,) Printer, 3[1] Dudley Street, late Monmouth Street, Seven Dials

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Johnson Ballads 505.


Ballad - Roud Number: 1182

Title: Fox chase or Tally ho hark away

First Line: The sun had just peep'd his head o'er the hills

Themes:  Hunting

Firth b.25(320a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Firth c.19(121)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 16(98d)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod6661

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P. Brereton, Printer 1 Lr Exchange, St Dublin

Notes:  2806 b.9(76) and Harding B 26(211) are two issues of another edition.


Ballad

Title: A new song on the general taxatio [sic] of our days

First Line: Come neibours [sic] draw near till I tell you a tail [sic]

Themes:  Taxation

Firth c.16(229)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 26(212)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod9211

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1870

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ... Saturday morning, Jan. 1, 1870

Notes:  Slip. [At end] List of newest songs


Ballad - Roud Number: V30152

Title: British working-man

First Line: Our city's in a fearful state at present, all will own

Tune: God bless the prince of Wales

Authors:  Linn, Harry, 1846-1890

Themes:  Working class

Firth c.16(232)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip.


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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 - Bod1030

Imprint Names:  March, R. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1877 and 1884

Notes:  See Firth b.28(1a) for imprint. With a poem, an advertisement, and toasts.

Series Identifier: Portrait Series [Fred. Harvey] 4


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V30415

Title: It wasn't me

First Line: Before I got married and lost all my wool

Authors:  Osborne, Charles

Performers:  Harvey, Fred, 1856-1895

Themes:  Drinking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4474

Title: Little children

First Line: You are glad, O little children

Performers:  Elliott, Meredith

3rd Ballad

Title: Makes you feel uneasy, doesn't it?

First Line: There are times when nearly all men

Authors:  Harrington, John Patrick, b. 1865

Performers:  Harvey, Fred, 1856-1895

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V2119

Title: Kathleen, asthore

First Line: In an old Irish home sat an old Irish farmer

Performers:  MacNally, Jessie

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

5th Ballad

Title: Edge one!

First Line: If you're out upon the ramble

Performers:  Harvey, Fred, 1856-1895

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V30814

Title: Love's ever at love's side

First Line: Love, you are in the hills

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V20527

Title: The night I played Richard the Third

First Line: I always had a fancy to come out upon the stage

Performers:  Harvey, Fred, 1856-1895

Themes:  Theaters

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V29539

Title: Little mud cabin

First Line: In this wide, dreary, world, sad and friendless, alone

Performers:  Fielding, Ben, 1849-1893

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V2858

Title: As in a looking glass

First Line: Seen, as in a looking glass are our thoughts where'er we go

Performers:  Hylton, Millie, 1868-1920

Themes:  Countryman in LondonSocial criticism

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V6313

Title: Parody on Comrades!

First Line: We were boozers chums together, old Jack Brown and I

Themes:  Drinking

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V1229

Title: Loving tears

First Line: Ah love, the sun is sinking into the silent sea

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V28956

Title: Friends were saying good-bye

First Line: One day at the docks I stood watching the ships

Authors:  St. Clair, F.V.

Performers:  LeBlanc, Marie

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V28614

Title: Lover's lane

First Line: There's a sylvan path enchanting to all sweethearts in all times

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V30106

Title: That was me

First Line: In a quarter of London well-known as the Dials

Performers:  Harvey, Fred, 1856-1895

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Amusements

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V20229

Title: Starlight

First Line: Starlight only shone above you

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 2145

Title: The wild man of Borneo has just come to town

First Line: The wild man of Borneo has just come to town

Performers:  Two Macs

17th Ballad

Title: Oh, take care of it

First Line: A careful man I've always been

Performers:  Corney, Arthur

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V19563

Title: Our society

First Line: We joined a new socity I took the oath to-day

Performers:  Harvey, Fred, 1856-1895

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V8959

Title: My dog and my gun

First Line: Let gay ones and great make the most of their fate

Authors:  Arne, Michael, 1741-1786

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 21656

Title: My sweeetheart [sic] when a boy

First Line: Tho' many gentle hearts I've known

21st Ballad

Title: Our flat

First Line: Jones and I the other day were rather short of tin

Performers:  Harvey, Fred, 1856-1895

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5278

Title: Queen of my heart

First Line: I stand at your threshold sighing

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5841

Title: All thro' sticking to a soldier

First Line: If you gaze upon my \"chivey\" you will see I've got the hump

Performers:  Lundberg, Ada, 1850-1899

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V29943

Title: Tiddy fol lol

First Line: There's a party I know, Tiddy fol lol, tiddy fol lol

Themes:  Social statusAmusements

Firth b.28(2)

Notes:  See Firth b.28(1a) for imprint. With a poem, an advertisement, and toasts. The illustration is coloured. Stamped: Bodleian Library, 22 April, 1918





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