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Sheet - Ashm. G 16(54)

Imprint Names:  C., L.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1682

Ballad - Roud Number: V2864

Title: A looking-glass for a Tory; or the Bogg-trotter's glory

First Line: The devil and we have done brave things

Tune: Hey boys up go we

References:

ESTC: R7484



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Sheet - Don. b.13(54)

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Ballad - Roud Number: V28436

Title: The longing virgins choice: or, The Scotch lasses delight

First Line: Bonny las [sic], gin thou art mine

References:

ESTC: R227242



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Sheet - Firth c.26(54)

Imprint Names:  McCall, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1857 and 1877

Notes:  2806 b.11(229) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 93


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V167

Title: Banks of the Lea

First Line: In the sweet summer season, dame Nature seemed pleasing


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V113

Title: Aileen mavourneen

First Line: He tells me he loves me, and can I believe



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Sheet - 2806 b.10(54)

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1849]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6819

Title: Smith OBrien's farewell

First Line: Farewell to you, dear Erin's shore

Tune: Brighton camp

Themes:  Home Rule - IrelandFenians


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1705

Title: The lost child. Answer to The stolen child

First Line: Oh, weep not, so lady thy tears are fast streaming



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Sheet - Harding B 21(54)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: 2069

Title: Blow high, blow low

First Line: Blow high, blow low, let tempests tear

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Naval



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Sheet - Curzon b.22(54)

Imprint Names:  Holland, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1803

Ballad

Title: New bellman's verses for Christmas 1803!

First Line: This little Boney says he'll come

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



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Sheet - Johnson Ballads 54

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: 22818

Title: Sandy and Jenny

First Line: Come, come, bonny lassie, cri'd Sandy away!

Subjects:  Scotland



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Sheet - 2806 d.31(54)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 204


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1222

Title: Pretty Rosaline

First Line: 'Twas near the banks of bonny Tweed


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V27220

Title: True English sailor

First Line: Jack dances and sings, and is always content

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  SailorsNaval



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Sheet - Firth c.22(54)

Imprint Names:  Walker, G.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Series Identifier: 16


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9495

Title: Prime the cup, fill it high

First Line: Prime the cup, fill it high

Themes:  Drinking


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 5898

Title: The boatman of de Ohio

First Line: De boatman dance, de boatman sing

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V12506

Title: De color'd fancy ball

First Line: Oh! when soft music's sounding, de Yaller gals to enthral

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy



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Sheet - Harding B 31(54)

Imprint Names:  Auner, A.W.

Imprint Locations:  Philadelphia, Pa.

Date  c.1860

Ballad

Title: We'll follow the flag

First Line: O'er the land and over the ocean

Tune: Gay and happy

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865



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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(54)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  The sheet contains an appeal on behalf of unemployed workers.

Series Identifier: 264


Ballad - Roud Number: 23620

Title: A father's blessing

First Line: Come parents who have children dear



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Sheet - Harding B 28(54)

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6188

Title: Family pride, or Birth and beauty

First Line: To be sure I can't sing an oration

Themes:  Marriage


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5492

Title: Jemmy o'er the lea

First Line: I came wi' Jemmy fra Dundee



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Sheet - 2806 c.13(54)

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Series Identifier: 25


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16494

Title: The girl I left behind me

First Line: Now for America I'm bound

Themes:  Emigration


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4360

Title: The true-lover's farewell to Ireland

First Line: 'Twas of a summer's evening, as I went out to walk

Themes:  Emigration - Irish



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Sheet - Wood E 25(54)

Imprint Names:  Andrews, ElizabethColes, F.Vere, T.Wright, J.Clarke, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1663 and 1674

Notes:  Douce Ballads 1(111a) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 3853

Title: The lady Isabella's tragedy, or, the Step mothers cruelty

First Line: There was a lord of worthy fame

Tune: Fair Rosamond. Or, Chivy Chase

References:

ESTC: R235050

Themes:  Murder



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Sheet - Harding B 11(54)

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Notes:  Harding B 20(4) is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 23596

Title: The anchor's weighed

First Line: The tear fell gently from her eye

Authors:  Arnold, Samuel James, 1774-1852


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16304

Title: Poor little Joe

First Line: Cold, cold was the night, the snow had been falling

Authors:  St. Albyn, G.A.

Themes:  Orphans



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Sheet - 2806 c.16(54)

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Notes:  Compare illustration to a clearer version at 2806 c.15(41).


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1886

Title: The lady of the lake

First Line: One evening as I chanced to stray, along the banks of the Clyde


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20151

Title: Dan. O'Connell's cruisken lawn, [or full jug]

First Line: Kind muses most sublime, come shoulder up my rhyme

Subjects:  O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847



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Sheet - Firth c.13(54)

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Series Identifier: 10


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V323

Title: Catch 'em alive

First Line: Here's your catch 'em alives, and to sell 'em I strives

Themes:  Street tradersFly-papersGreat Exhibition, 1851


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 967

Title: Paul Jones

First Line: An American frigate, call'd the Richard by name

Subjects:  Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792

Themes:  American Revolution, 1775-1783



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Sheet - Douce adds. 137(54)

Imprint Names:  Wrighton, D.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1812 and 1830

Ballad - Roud Number: 2431

Title: The sinner's redemption

First Line: All you that are to mirth inclin'd

Themes:  Religion



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Sheet - Firth b.25(54)

Imprint Names:  Birt

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1841

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5293

Title: Woman's heart

First Line: A youthful knight, whose hopes were bent


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3315

Title: The heart bow'd down

First Line: The heart bow'd down by weight of woe

Authors:  Bunn, A. (Alfred), 1796-1860


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V9726

Title: Some poets praise

First Line: Some poets praise the violets hue

Themes:  Heather


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1749

Title: Gaily the troubadour

First Line: Gaily the troubadour touched his guitar

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839



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Sheet - Harding B 14(54)

Imprint Names:  Fowler

Imprint Locations:  Salisbury

Date  between 1770 and 1800

Notes:  With Toasts and sentiments in prose


Ballad

Title: True Blue's toasts & sentiments in prose and verse, inscribed to the gentlemen of the Navy

First Line: Come, drink about, Jack, and push round the toast

References:

ESTC: T196507

Themes:  Sailors



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Sheet - Harding B 13(54)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 980


Ballad

Title: The wonders of the agricultural show

First Line: Hurrah, my lads, this is the day

Themes:  FarmersAgricultural shows



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Sheet - Firth c.20(54)

Imprint Names:  Gilbert, John

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  c.1850

Series Identifier: 185


Ballad - Roud Number: V3188

Title: A damsel's adventures

First Line: Men and maids give attention to what I do say

Tune: Sprig of shilelagh

Themes:  Marriage prospectsTradesmen



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Sheet - Harding B 1(54)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

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 10(54)

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1809

Series Identifier: 509


Ballad - Roud Number: V1891

Title: Lawyer Flam, his wife, and Flam's ghost

First Line: Old Flam was a lawyer so grim

Performers:  Dowton, William, 1764-1851

Performance Locations:  Lyceum Theatre

Themes:  Ghosts



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