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Edition - Bod12747

Imprint Names:  Jones

Imprint Locations:  Sheffield

Imprint: Jones, Printer [...] Sheffield

Notes:  Imprint defaced


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20443

Title: Oh! you naughty, naughty man

First Line: I never knew what love was till I saw fair widow Cain

Themes:  Widows

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V14343

Title: You can keep the old clock my grandfather said

First Line: \"You can keep the old clock,\" so my grandfather said

Themes:  Clocks

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 239

Title: Female cabin boy

First Line: It's of a pretty female as you shall understand

Themes:  Women sailors

Harding B 11(2764)

Notes:  Imprint defaced


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Edition - Bod13337

Imprint Names:  Watts, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Imprint: Printed at T. Watts', Publishing Office, 14, Snow Hill, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1533

Title: Susan's adventures in a British man of war

First Line: Young Susan was a blooming maid, so valiant stout and bold

Themes:  TransvestismWomen sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 22204

Title: Those evening bells

First Line: Those evening bells! those evening bells

Themes:  Bells

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15412

Title: The captive's song

First Line: They saw that I was fair and bright

Themes:  Slavery

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 5512

Title: Comin' thro' the rye

First Line: Gin a body meet a body

Harding B 11(3708)

Notes:  Printed on blue paper


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Johnson Ballads 1478

Notes:  Printed on blue paper


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Edition - Bod4176

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Nugent & co., Printers 35, New-row, Dublin

Series Identifier: 10


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14298

Title: The sorrowful lamentation of the two brothers Mastersons

First Line: You feeling christians both one and all

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Napoleon Buonaparte

First Line: I am Napoleon Boneparte the conqueror of nations

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1162

Title: The bonny labouring boy

First Line: As I roved out one morning

Notes:  Appears also, but with different illustrations, in 2806 b.9(252) and Harding B 19(17) and Harding B 19(18)

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1396

Title: Sorrowful lamentation on the loss of The North Star

First Line: You landsmen all, on you I call, and gallant seamen too

Themes:  Shipwreck

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: The farmers lucky boy

First Line: The sun is set beyond yon hill

Themes:  Farmers

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V7304

Title: A new and admired song called The old settoo

First Line: You gentlemcn [sic] and muses around me sit

Notes:  2806 c.15(5) is another issue of this ballad alone Harding B 26(482) is another issue of this ballad alone

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V12717

Title: I'm off for Charlestown

First Line: My massa and my missus dey am both gone away

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V4083

Title: Lines written on a discussion between a Protestant gentleman and a Roman catholic lady, in Townly hall, near Drogheda

First Line: As I roved out one evening on the 20th of July

Notes:  Appears also in Harding B 19(64)

Themes:  Religious controversy - Ireland

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 5215

Title: A new song called the Can of spring water

First Line: One evening in May as I carelessly strayed

Notes:  The same setting of type as 2806 b.11(136) and in Harding B 19(64) but with a different illustration.

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V8582

Title: My Erin O!

First Line: The sultry climes of foreign shores

Notes:  Appears also, but with a different illustration, in Harding B 19(67)

Themes:  Ireland

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V24591

Title: A new song called I'm a janius

First Line: When I first saw light on a shiney [sic] night in a country town called Gorey

Notes:  Appears also, but with a different illustration, in a sheet of three; see Harding B 19(59)

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 239

Title: The handsome cabin boy

First Line: It's of a pretty fair maid as you may understand

Themes:  Women sailors

Firth b.27(109/110)


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