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Edition - Bod3564

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V3362

Title: Jack the guinea pig

First Line: When the anchor's weigh'd and the ship's unmoor'd

Performers:  Harlowe, Sarah, 1765-1852

Performance Locations:  Sadler's Wells Theatre

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.12(155)

Notes:  Firth c.12(155); Imperfect: cropped; lacks title and illustration.

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Harding B 25(948)

Notes:  Harding B 25(948); Imperfect: torn at lower edge.

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Edition - Bod8560

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  With: Coronation expenses

Ballad - Roud Number: V9129

Title: Sea-boy's dream

First Line: The tempest had ceas'd and our ship was secured

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.13(135)

Notes:  Slip

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Edition - Bod13614

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Part of a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 11(420)

Ballad - Roud Number: V13007

Title: Bound 'prentice to a coasting ship

First Line: Bound 'prentice to a coasting ship, I weather'd many a gale

Authors:  Ebsworth, J.W. (Joseph Woodfall), 1824-1908

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.13(132)

Notes:  Slip.

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Harding B 16(35c)

Notes:  Slip.

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Edition - Bod8433

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Title in MS on reverse The same cut appears in Firth c.12(420), but lacking a portion. The text is the same setting of type as Harding B 22(105).

Ballad - Roud Number: 17509

Title: Never to sea again. A new song

First Line: Twas in the good ship Rover

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.12(407)

Notes:  Title in MS on reverse Slip

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Edition - Bod8701

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 214094

Title: My ship rocks in the offing

First Line: Come let me kiss those tears away

Tune: The girl I left behind me

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3339

Title: Canst thou love?

First Line: Canst thou love, yet coldly fly me?

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 12896

Title: Ben Cable

First Line: One night, 'twas at sea, in the midst of a storm

Themes:  Sailors

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 22071

Title: Parody on The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour

Firth c.13(294)

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Harding B 11(2585)

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Johnson Ballads 3343

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