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Edition - Bod1185

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Ballad - Roud Number: 349

Title: Isle of St. Helena

First Line: O, Bonny is away

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

Firth b.34(201)

Notes:  Slip


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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 - Bod14784

Imprint Names:  Pellerin et Cie

Imprint Locations:  Epinal

Imprint: Pellerin & cie, imp.-edit

Series Identifier: Imagerie d'Epinal 46


Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Le petit mari

First Line: Mon pe_2re m'a donne_1 un mari

Firth b.27(216)

Notes:  The illustration is coloured.

Edition - Bod5367

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby at the Golden-Ball in Pye-Corner

Notes:  Douce Ballads 1(7a), Douce Ballads 1(9a), is another edition Wood E 25(136) is another edition


Ballad - Roud Number: V11277

Title: Amintor's answer to Parthenia's complaint, or, The wronged shepherd's vindication

First Line: Under a pleasant willow shade

Tune: Sitting beyond a river side

References:

ESTC: R226976

Themes:  Pastoral

Don. b.13(2)

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Edition - Bod5551

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts 1[4] Great st Andrew street seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 2298

Title: The cruel father, and constant lover

First Line: A lady's daughter in the west

Themes:  MurderCourtship - difference in social statusSuicide

2806 c.18(76)

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Firth c.18(190)

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Harding B 25(451)

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Johnson Ballads 784

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Edition - Bod5625

Imprint Names:  Walker, G.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 1


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2662

Title: The ivy green

First Line: Ah! a dainty plant is the ivy green

Authors:  Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13833

Title: Woodman spare that tree

First Line: Woodman spare that tree

Authors:  Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864

Firth b.26(503)

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Harding B 11(1829)

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Johnson d.1773(p. 157b)

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Edition - Bod6358

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  1711

Imprint: Printed in the year 1711

Notes:  G.A. Warw. b.1(29) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V19834

Title: An excellent new song

First Line: Oh! brother Tom, dost know the intent

Tune: Lilliburlero

References:

ESTC: N943

Firth b.21(101)

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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 - Bod8022

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts No [1]4 Great St Andrew Street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V3376

Title: Jolly Jack Tar's departure

First Line: Early one morning a jolly [J]ack Tar's signal was made for sa[i]ling

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.12(142)

Notes:  Torn lower right corner; surface damage Slip


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Edition - Bod8194

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed & sold by J, Pitts 1 [sic] Great st Andrew-street. seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V21162

Title: The faithful sailor

First Line: The topsail shivers in the wind

Authors:  Thompson, Edward

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.13(5)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(86a)

Notes:  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 - Bod8970

Imprint Names:  White, J.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Imprint: White, Printer, 10, Rose Place, Scotland Road, Liverpool


Ballad - Roud Number: V2162

Title: The dashing drum-major. Composed on the drum-major, 1st. L.A.V

First Line: You brave and glorious volunteers

Themes:  Soldiers

Firth c.14(309)

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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 - Bod15093

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts 1[4] Great st Andrew street seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V11583

Title: Farewell to old England

First Line: Farewell to old England since we must leave the shore

Themes:  Naval

Firth c.12(145)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(87c)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod15370

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J Pitts 1[4] Great st Andrew street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V3367

Title: I'll stay for my Jack and he'll wed me

First Line: From England to India when Jack last set sail

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.12(197)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 17(135b)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 867

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod4926

Imprint Names:  Rich, E.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1787

Imprint: Published as the Act directs, by E. Rich, No. 55, Fleet- Street, Feburary 1, 1787

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: V14089

Title: The politic farmer; or, a fig for taxation

First Line: A whimsical farmer in Cheshire, they say

Tune: Roast beef

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th centuryTaxation

Firth b.22(f. 94)

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