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Edition - Bod1456

Imprint Names:  Swindells

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1796 and 1853

Imprint: Swindells, Printer

Ballad - Roud Number: V1152

Title: Hole in the ballad

First Line: [Y]our laughter I'll try to provoke

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Themes:  Ballads

2806 c.17(169)

Notes:  Torn left edge Slip

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Edition - Bod6985

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, 6 Chadderton Street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 589

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2342

Title: The private still

First Line: An exciseman once in Dublin at the time that I was there

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Illicit stills

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V32767

Title: New catalogue of songs

First Line: Pity the woes of Champagne Charley

Attributation: Written and sung with great success by J. Nelson

Authors:  Nelson, J.

Performers:  Nelson, J.

Notes:  Composed of song titles

Themes:  Ballads

Firth b.26(131)

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Edition - Bod9298

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, 6, Chadderton-street, off Oldham Road, Manchester

1st Ballad

Title: A new song of songs

First Line: I saw a young man from the country

Themes:  Ballads

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4141

Title: Bra' lass will ye gang to North Highlands, wi' me

First Line: As down in yon meadow, and there I did see

Subjects:  Scotland

Firth c.26(258)

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Edition - Bod20890

Imprint Names:  Wrigley, J., Jr.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail by J. Wrigley, 8, Rochdale Road, Manchester. N.B. Having purchased all Bebbington's Stereotype Plates, Shopkeepers and Hawkers can be supplied with Hymns, Ballads, &c., ...

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4460

Title: Rosalie, the prairie flower

First Line: On the distant prairie, where the heather wild

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15823

Title: Song of songs

First Line: Childhood's days now pass before me

Themes:  Ballads

Firth c.26(242)

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Edition - Bod22711

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. & J. Shelmerdine, printers, Manchester

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 28(121)

Ballad - Roud Number: V3108

Title: Hal the woodman

First Line: Stay traveller, tarry here to-night

Themes:  BalladsHospitality

2806 c.18(135)

Notes:  Slip.

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