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Edition - Bod13526

Imprint Names:  Cadman, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1855

Imprint: Cadman, Printer, Ancoats, Manchester

Series Identifier: 388

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7560

Title: Constant pair, or The pretty prentice boy

First Line: Come all you pretty maidens, and a story I'll tell

Subjects:  IndiaLiverpool (England)

Themes:  Social statusLovers partedWomen sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 829

Title: Rakish young fellow

First Line: I once was a rakish young fellow

Themes:  Drinking

Harding B 11(680)

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Edition - Bod8166

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Machine Printer & Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough. S.E.

Series Identifier: 493

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1618

Title: Young Henry of the raging main

First Line: One summer's morning as day was dawning

Subjects:  India

Themes:  TransvestismWomen sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V30048

Title: Will o' the wisp

First Line: When night's dark mantle hath covered all

Themes:  Will o' the wisp

Firth c.12(236)

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Harding B 11(4368)

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Edition - Bod7432

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Priuted [sic] and Sold Wholesale and Retail by John O. Bebbington, 22, Goulden-st., Oldham-rd., Manchester

Notes:  Firth c.26(219) is another issue

Series Identifier: 4

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2375

Title: The blackbird

First Line: Upon a fair morning for soft recreation

Subjects:  Charles Edward, Prince, grandson of James II, King of England, 1720-1788

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 527

Title: Lovely Nancy

First Line: And adieu lovely Nancy, it is now I must leave you

Subjects:  India

Themes:  SailorsWomen sailorsLove, unfortunateWoman in disguise

Harding B 11(297)

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