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Edition - Bod13521

Imprint Names:  Cadman, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1855

Imprint: Cadman, Printer, Manchester

Series Identifier: 281


Ballad - Roud Number: V29993

Title: War in China

First Line: My brother Joe, said he would go

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 11(4036)

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Edition - Bod11730

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13781

Title: The green banks of Tyrol

First Line: Green hills of Tyrol! again I see

Themes:  Tyrol, the

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1850

Title: The China man with his monkey nose

First Line: In China once there dwelt a great man

Themes:  Chinese

Harding B 11(1415)

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Edition - Bod7091

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryal & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 391

Title: Jeannette and Jeanno_3t

First Line: You are going far away, far away from poor Jeanette

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1850

Title: The China man with his monkey nose

First Line: In China once there dwelt a great man

Themes:  Chinese

Firth b.26(223)

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Edition - Bod7139

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer and Publisher, 123, Union Street, Boro' S.E. and at 83, White Cross Street, St. Luke's

Series Identifier: 250


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1850

Title: The China man with the monkey nose

First Line: In China once there dwelt a great man

Themes:  Chinese

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 8515

Title: 'Twas within a mile o' Edinburgh town

First Line: 'Twas within a mile o' Edinburgh town

Authors:  D'Urfey, Thomas, 1653-1723

Notes:  Differs materially from Harding B 11(3507)

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Rural society

Firth b.26(272)

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Edition - Bod6717

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by Jennings, 13, Water-lane, Fleet-street, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V5499

Title: A bull in a china-shop

First Line: You've heard of a frog in an opera hat

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Firth b.25(484)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 17(41a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16702

Imprint Names:  Ferraby, J.

Imprint Locations:  Hull

Date  between 1803 and 1838

Imprint: J. Ferraby, Printer, Market-Place, Hull


Ballad - Roud Number: V5499

Title: A bull in a china shop

First Line: You've heard of a frog in an opera-hat

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Harding B 25(310)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod7047

Imprint Names:  Rankin, R.

Imprint Locations:  Gateshead

Date  185-

Imprint: Published and Sold by Robert Rankin, 38, Bottle-bank, Gateshead

Series Identifier: 82


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 372

Title: British man-of-war

First Line: It was in yonder meadow I carelessly did stray

Subjects:  China

Themes:  NavalOpium War, 1840-1842

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1575

Title: The Isle of France

First Line: The sun was fair the clouds advanced

Notes:  See Firth b.25(266) for the correct first line

Subjects:  IrelandMauritius

Themes:  Transported convict

Firth b.26(180)

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Harding B 11(463)

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Edition - Bod15651

Imprint Names:  Walker, G., jun.Livsey, J.

Imprint Locations:  DurhamManchester

Date  between 1834 and 1886

Imprint: Printed by George Walker, Jun., Sadler-street, Durham, and sold by John Livsey, Shudehill, Manchester

Series Identifier: 142


Ballad - Roud Number: V5499

Title: A bull in a china shop

First Line: You've heard of a frog in an opera hat

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Harding B 17(41b)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 1579

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod21950

Imprint Names:  Cadman, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1855

Imprint: Cadman, Printer, 152, Great Ancoats, Manchester

Series Identifier: 425


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7386

Title: Jammy's lamentation

First Line: Ye gentle muses who are nine in number

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 913

Title: Jolly roving tar

First Line: It was in the town of Liverpool all in the month of May

Subjects:  Liverpool (England)China

Themes:  Women sailors

2806 c.16(242)

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Harding B 11(1853)

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Edition - Bod5195

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer and Publisher, 123, Union Street, Boro' S.E.

Notes:  Firth c.12(134) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 372

Title: British man of [war]

First Line: It was down in yonder meadows, I carelessly did stray

Subjects:  China

Themes:  SailorsOpium War, 1840-1842

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2661

Title: The Irish emigrant

First Line: I'm setting on the stile, Mary

Authors:  Dufferin and Clandeboye, Helen Selina Sheridan, Baroness, 1807-1867

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 11(465)

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Edition - Bod5329

Imprint Names:  Russell, S.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1840 and 1851

Imprint: Samuel Russell, Printer, 24, Old Meeting-st., Nephew to the late Joseph Russell, Moor-st.

Notes:  For another version of the second illustration, see Croxall's Aesop (1722).


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 372

Title: British man of war

First Line: It's down in yonder meadow I carelessly did stray

Subjects:  China

Themes:  SailorsOpium War, 1840-1842

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1281

Title: Brave old oak

First Line: A song to the oak to the brave old oak

Authors:  Chorley, Henry Fothergill, 1808-1872

Themes:  English history

Harding B 11(464)

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Edition - Bod226

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V660

Title: If I had a donkey wot wouldn't go

First Line: If I had a donkey wot wouldn't go

Themes:  Cruelty to animals

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5881

Title: At close of day

First Line: At close of day, when evening star

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15083

Title: Love and the fortune of war

First Line: From the moment I ranked as a man

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V434

Title: The light bark

First Line: Off, said the stranger, off, off, and away

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V14995

Title: Safely follow him

First Line: Follow him, nor fearful deem

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13781

Title: The green banks of Tyrol

First Line: Green hills of Tyrol! again I see

Themes:  Tyrol, the

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1850

Title: The China man with his monkey nose

First Line: In China once there dwelt a great man

Themes:  Chinese

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V370

Title: Row with me down the river

First Line: Row with me down the river

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V30478

Title: When the sails are furl'd

First Line: When the sails are furl'd and the watch set

Themes:  Sailors

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V1989

Title: My heart's true blue

First Line: I ne'er will leave my native shore

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V496

Title: All the lads in the village come wooing to me

First Line: While the girls of our village are dressing and gadding

Johnson Ballads fol. 145

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