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Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod2150

IconClass Codes:
46C513: 'en route', traveller under way
46A23: Contrast between important and unimportant people; the inferior before the superior, the weak before the mighty
46C55: Luggage, travel requisites

Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod3653

IconClass Codes:
46C513: 'en route', traveller under way
46C1211: Carrying something in basket, bag, rucksack, etc.
23D41: Winter, 'Hyems'; 'Inverno' (Ripa)
26D1: Snow
26C: Winds

Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod4833

IconClass Codes:
46C513: 'en route', traveller under way
25F3(+5): Birds (+ animal(s) in motion; positions, expressions of animals)
24A: Sun as celestial body
49M32: Book
49N: Reading
31B3: Dream
25F23(LION): Beasts of prey, predatory animals: lion
25I12: Prospect of city, town panorama, silhouette of city
25H119: Cave, grotto
83(BUNYAN, Pilgrim's progress): (scenes from) specific works of literature (with AUTHOR, Title)

Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod4857

IconClass Codes:
46C513: 'en route', traveller under way
25F3(+5): Birds (+ animal(s) in motion; positions, expressions of animals)
24A: Sun as celestial body
49M32: Book
49N: Reading
31B3: Dream
25F23(LION): Beasts of prey, predatory animals: lion
25I12: Prospect of city, town panorama, silhouette of city
25H119: Cave, grotto
83(BUNYAN, PILGRIM'S PROGRESS): (scenes from) specific works of literature (with AUTHOR, Title)

Sheet - Harding B 23(23)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 22132

Title: Bateman's tragedy

First Line: You gallant dames so finely fram'd

Themes:  GhostsRejected suitorSuicide



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Sheet - 2806 d.31(23)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 137


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4869

Title: Delight of the brave

First Line: Say, soldier, which of glory's charms

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Soldiers


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V18040

Title: Let us love one another

First Line: Let us love one another, not long may we stay



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Sheet - 2806 c.11(23)

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Notes:  2806 c.14(36) is another issue 2806 c.14(84) is another issue

Series Identifier: 235


Ballad - Roud Number: 541

Title: Braes o' Balquhither

First Line: Let us go, lassie, go

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810



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Sheet - Don. b.13(23)

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.Vere, T.Wright, J.Clarke, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1674 and 1679

Notes:  Wood E 25(20) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V27485

Title: The dying lovers reprieve. Or, The reward of true love

First Line: Fairest and dearest to thee I am bound

Tune: Digby's farewell

References:

ESTC: R227121



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Sheet - Douce Ballads 4(23)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Ballad - Roud Number: V9989

Title: The Berkshire lady. In four parts

First Line: Batchelors of every station

Themes:  LawyersHeiressesWoman in disguise



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Sheet - Harding B 28(23)

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1016

Title: Paddy Carey

First Line: 'Twas at the town of nate Clogheen

Themes:  Soldiers


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 399

Title: Sheffield apprentice

First Line: I was brought up in Sheffield, tho' not of high degree

Subjects:  Netherlands

Themes:  PerjuryServantsTheftApprentices



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Illustration - 2nd Illustration on Bod160

IconClass Codes:
23U25: Watch

Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod5532

IconClass Codes:
23U25: Watch

Illustration - 2nd Illustration on Bod2349

IconClass Codes:
45C23: Quiver

Sheet - [Rare books 23]

Imprint Names:  Wrighton, D.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1810 and 1820

Notes:  Slip.
Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads. See Firth b.26(521)


Ballad - Roud Number: V599

Title: The trumpet sounds a victory

First Line: He was fam'd for deeds of arms

Themes:  Soldiers


Sheet - Harding B 23(2)

Imprint Names:  Turner, J.

Imprint Locations:  Coventry

Date  between 1797 and 1846

Ballad - Roud Number: 1031

Title: Death and the lady; or the Great messenger of mortality

First Line: Fair lady, lay your costly robes aside

Themes:  Mortality



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Sheet - Wood 401(23)

Imprint Names:  Grove, F.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1623 and 1661

Ballad

Title: Robin Hood and the beggar, shewing, How Robin Hood and the Beggar fought, and how he changed Clothes with the Beggar, and how he went a begging to Nottingham? and how he saved three Brethren from being hang'd for stealing of Deer

First Line: Come light and listen you gentlemen all

Tune: Robin Hood and the stranger

Authors:  R., T. ([?Robins, T.])

References:

ESTC: S101654

Subjects:  Nottingham (England)Robin Hood (legendary character)



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Sheet - Wood 402(22, 23)

Imprint Names:  Clarke, J.Thackeray, W.Passinger, T.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1684 and 1686

Ballad - Roud Number: V7969

Title: A most excellent ballad of St. George for England, and the kings daughter of Egypt, whom he delivere [sic] from death

First Line: Of Hectors deeds did Homer sing

Tune: Flying fame

References:

ESTC: R214246

Subjects:  EgyptGeorge, saint



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Sheet - Harding B 23(22)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  1796

Ballad - Roud Number: 263

Title: The Berkshire tragedy, or, The Wittam miller

First Line: Young men and maidens all give ear

References:

ESTC: T21548

Subjects:  Oxford (England)

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentMurderNewspapers



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Sheet - Wood E 25(23)

Imprint Names:  Vere, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1644 and 1680

Ballad - Roud Number: V1565

Title: The young-mans ramble. Or The horse can trot, and the mare can amble

First Line: Andrew, Maudlin, Rebecca and Will

Tune: Andrew and Maudlin

References:

ESTC: R218133

Themes:  Rural societyHolidays



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Sheet - Ashm. H 23(46)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: The papists downfall, or the Prentises revenge

First Line: Some say we shall be overthrown

Tune: Let the canikin clink boys

References:

ESTC: R181429

Themes:  Religious controversy



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Sheet - Ashm. H 23(65)

Imprint Names:  Gamage, N.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1643]

Ballad - Roud Number: V24383

Title: Englands doubtfull hopes, or, Long lookt for may come at last

First Line: If faith and truth were joyned hand in hand

Tune: The prince's birth

Authors:  White, Robert

References:

ESTC: R222015



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Sheet - Ashm. H 23(54)

Imprint Names:  Lambert, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c. 1643]

Ballad - Roud Number: V32091

Title: The prentices resolution

First Line: Rouse up your drooping spirits all

Tune: Hey lusticke

Authors:  White, Robert

References:

ESTC: R38505

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649



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Sheet - Harding B 20(23)

Imprint Names:  [Ryle and Paul]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1859

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V502

Title: Brave collier lads

First Line: As I walked forth one summer's morn, all in the month of June

Themes:  Coalmines and mining


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 370

Title: Dawning of the day

First Line: As I walked out one morning fair al[l] in the summer-tim[e]

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment



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Sheet - Harding B 23(36)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Notes:  Harding B 4(7) is another edition Harding B 4(9) is another edition


Ballad - Roud Number: V1844

Title: The cruel cooper, of Ratcliff

First Line: Near Ratcliff cross liv'd a cooper there

Subjects:  Turkey

Themes:  Cruel fatherSlavery - galley slaves



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Sheet - Harding B 23(35)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Notes:  Harding B 5(72) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V6791

Title: The breath of life

First Line: When first I drew the breath of life

Themes:  Sailors



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