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Edition - Bod1195

Imprint Names:  Scott, J.Wood, J.

Imprint Locations:  PittenweemEdinburgh

Date  18--

Imprint: J. Scott, Printer, Pittenweem; Sold by J. Wood, 49 North Richmond street, Edinburgh

Series Identifier: 256


Ballad - Roud Number: 13379

Title: Sprig of shillelagh

First Line: Och, love is the soul of a nate Irishman

Subjects:  Ireland

Firth b.34(279)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1419

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: Sanderson, Printer, High Street, Edinburgh


Ballad - Roud Number: V15379

Title: The pleasures of the pay-night

First Line: Hey, the merry pay-night

Themes:  Working class

Firth c.22(76)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 17(239b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1709

Imprint Names:  Scott, J.Wood, J.

Imprint Locations:  PittenweemEdinburgh

Date  18--

Imprint: J. Scott, Printer, sold by J. Wood, 49 North Rich[mond street, Edinburgh]


Ballad - Roud Number: V7844

Title: Braes o' Mar

First Line: The standard on the braes o' Mar

Themes:  Jacobite Rebellion, 1715

2806 c.11(120)

Notes:  Imprint cropped Slip


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Edition - Bod1721

Imprint Names:  Scott, J.Wood, J.

Imprint Locations:  PittenweemEdinburgh

Date  18--

Imprint: J. Scott, Printer, Pittenweem; sold by J. Wood, 49 North Richmond Street, Edinburgh

Series Identifier: 47


Ballad - Roud Number: 2168

Title: Irish Molly, O

First Line: As I was out walking one morning in May

Themes:  Courtship - difference of ethnicity

2806 c.11(166)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1726

Imprint Names:  Scott, J.Wood, J.

Imprint Locations:  PittenweemEdinburgh

Date  18--

Imprint: J. Scott, Pittenweem; Sold by J. Wood, 49 N. Richmond Street, Edinburgh

Series Identifier: 64


Ballad - Roud Number: V9640

Title: Auld Johnie's content

First Line: Auld Johnie's content, and he's aye content like

2806 c.11(190)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1727

Imprint Names:  Scott, J.Wood, J.

Imprint Locations:  PittenweemEdinburgh

Date  18--

Imprint: J. Scott, Printer; Sold by J. Wood, 49 North Richmond Street, Edinburgh

Series Identifier: 183


Ballad - Roud Number: 13494

Title: Castles in the air

First Line: The bonnie, bonnie bairn, wha sits pokin' in the ase

2806 c.11(192)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1946

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: ... Edinburgh


Ballad - Roud Number: 24031

Title: Lament for Annie Gray

First Line: All you young lasses, I pray draw near

2806 c.11(74)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Harding B 17(159a)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod5078

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  1850

Imprint: Sanderson, Printer, Edinburgh

Notes:  Harding B 17(158b) is another issue.


Ballad

Title: Lamentation of William Bennison, who is to be executed at Edinburgh ... for the murder of his wife, by poisoning

First Line: Good christians, I pray turn not from me in anger

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryExecutions - 19th century

2806 c.11(58)

Notes:  Slip. Imprint defaced.


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Edition - Bod5638

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: Sanderson, Printer, Edinburgh


Ballad - Roud Number: V813

Title: Stunning pair of legs

First Line: I'm a buxom little fellow - it's true, I do declare

Firth b.34(284)

Notes:  Firth b.34(284); Imperfect: imprint defaced. Slip


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Johnson Ballads 3191

Notes:  Firth b.34(284); Imperfect: imprint defaced. Slip


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Edition - Bod5752

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: Sanderson, Printer, Edinburgh


Ballad - Roud Number: V4795

Title: A sup of good whisky

First Line: A sup of good whisky will make you glad

Themes:  DrinkingProfessionsNationality

Firth c.22(13)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 3185

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1

Imprint Names:  Goldie, J. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  1845

Imprint: Printed by John Goldie & Co., 377, High Street


Ballad - Roud Number: V34756

Title: The provost an' his night cap

First Line: Grand news hae come to Edinburgh!

Johnson Ballads fol. 213

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Edition - Bod4

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: Sanderson, Printer, High Street, Edinburgh


Ballad - Roud Number: 552

Title: The female sailor

First Line: As I went a-walking along New York street

Themes:  Women sailors

Harding B 17(94b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8

Imprint Names:  Shortreed, A.

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Imprint: Edinburgh: Printed by Andrew Shortreed, Thistle Lane


Ballad

Title: The Perth reformers' rant

First Line: The Campbells are coming, hurrah, hurrah!

Tune: The Campbells are coming

Themes:  Parliamentary elections, Scotland

Johnson Ballads fol. 214

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Edition - Bod184

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: Sanderson, Printer, Edinburgh


Ballad

Title: The lassie's wardrobe

First Line: A lassie lived down by yon burn braes

Themes:  Clothing

Harding B 17(161a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod610

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  1740

Imprint: Edinburgh Printed and sold by the book-sellers in town 1740


Ballad - Roud Number: V22076

Title: Mum. A political ballad for the present times: with annotations

First Line: Brave Bacchus by all is adored

Authors:  Leslie, Charles, 1738-1743

References:

ESTC: T100457

Edition - Bod6017

Imprint Names:  Weston, R. and sons

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  [1838]

Imprint: Published by R. Weston & Sons, No, 1, South College Street, and 31, Lothian Street


Ballad

Title: Down with mob and charlie!

First Line: The news from College cam' yestreen

Themes:  Edinburgh University, student riots

G.A. Edinb. 8o 112(7)

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G.A. Edinb. 8o 112(12)

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Johnson Ballads 1695a

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Edition - Bod6138

Imprint Names:  Weston, R. and sons

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  [1838]

Imprint: Published by R. Weston & Sons, 1 South College St. and 31, Lothian Street


Ballad - Roud Number: V4159

Title: Lieut P---d's soliloquy

First Line: Now is the clincher to our cowardice

Themes:  Edinburgh University, student riots

G.A. Edinb. 8o 112(20)

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Johnson Ballads 1699a

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Edition - Bod6139

Imprint Names:  Weston, R. and sons

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  [1838]

Imprint: Published by R. Weston & Sons, No. 1, South College Street, and 31, Lothian Street


Ballad - Roud Number: V30752

Title: A new song concerning why and wherefore the lord provost called in the military

First Line: Frosty old Fogo, our provost so grand

Tune: Black joke

Themes:  Edinburgh University, student riots

G.A. Edinb. 8o 112(6)

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G.A. Edinb. 8o 112(11)

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Johnson Ballads 1703b

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Edition - Bod6141

Imprint Names:  Weston, R. and sons

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  [1838]

Imprint: Published by R. Weston & Sons, 1, South College Street, and 31, Lothian Street


Ballad - Roud Number: V32503

Title: The question

First Line: Police, or no police, that is the question

Themes:  Edinburgh University, student riots, 1838

G.A. Edinb. 8o 112(18)

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Johnson Ballads 1704b

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Edition - Bod6142

Imprint Names:  Weston, R. and sons

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  [1838]

Imprint: Published by R. Weston & Sons, 1, South College Street, and 31, Lothian Street


Ballad - Roud Number: V32660

Title: A street ballad

First Line: A song I sing without any cram

Tune: The cork leg

Themes:  Edinburgh University, student riots

G.A. Edinb. 8o 112(15)

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Johnson Ballads 1706a

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Edition - Bod6271

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: Sanderson, Printer, Edinburgh


Ballad - Roud Number: V4975

Title: The Rose o' Dundee

First Line: Early one Monday morning as I walked Dundee street

Themes:  Lovers reunited

Firth c.12(300)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6332

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  1683

Imprint: Edinburgh Re-printed in the Year 1683


Ballad

Title: Murder out at last. In a ballad on the new plot

First Line: Now, now the plot is all come out

Tune: Hey boys up go we

Notes:  See Firth c.15(26)

References:

ESTC: R214288

Themes:  Popish plot

Firth b.20(151c)

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Edition - Bod6506

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: Sanderson, Printer, Edinburgh


Ballad

Title: The cruel father

First Line: Come, all you pretty fair maids, and listen to my song

Themes:  MurderCourtship - difference in social statusCruel parents

Firth c.12(298)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6567

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: Sanderson, Printer, Edinburgh


Ballad - Roud Number: 12442

Title: Jim Crow

First Line: Come listen all ye gals and boys, I'm just come from Tuckhe- o

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Firth b.34(154)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6988

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: Sanderson, Printer, Edinburgh


Ballad - Roud Number: V3089

Title: Auld Janet's complaint

First Line: Auld Janet sat fidging and clawing

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Economy and trade - 19th centuryPrices

Firth b.26(411)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(84)

Notes:  Slip


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