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Edition - Bod1975

Imprint Names:  Plant, T. and W.

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Imprint: T. & W. Plant, Printers, Clare Street, Nottingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14811

Title: The lark and her nestlings

First Line: A lark fed her nestlings one day in the corn

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 660

Title: The blackbird and thursh [sic]

First Line: How pleasant and delightful is the bright summer's morn

Harding B 11(2059)

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Edition - Bod1985

Imprint Names:  Burbage and Stretton

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Date  between 1797 and 1807

Imprint: Burbage and Stretton, Nottingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 178

Title: The soldier's cloak

First Line: Twas one Monday evening

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentSoldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3193

Title: The sailor's adventure for a wife

First Line: Early in the morning, by the break of day

Themes:  SailorsCourtship - difference in social status

Harding B 12(162)

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Edition - Bod974

Imprint Names:  Ordoyno, W.

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail by W. Ordoyno, Newton Street, Nottingham

Notes:  An uncut sheet of two titles.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13784

Title: Happy land

First Line: Happy land! happy land!

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13900

Title: The soldier's tear

First Line: Upon the hill he turn'd

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13752

Title: After many roving years

First Line: Oh, after many roving years

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 298

Title: Where are you going my pretty maid

First Line: Where are you going my pretty maid?

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13804

Title: My Helen is the fairest flower

First Line: My Helen is the fairest flower

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V8045

Title: Kiss me now or never

First Line: The morn was fair, the month was May

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V2898

Title: Rose of Cashmere

First Line: By the flower of the valley

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V826

Title: The smile and sigh

First Line: There is a smile I dearly prize

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V2890

Title: My love's like the red red rose

First Line: Oh, my love's like the red red rose

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V28711

Title: Lovely woman

First Line: Of mighty nature's handy works

Themes:  Women

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13833

Title: Woodman spare the tree

First Line: Woodman spare that tree

Authors:  Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13786

Title: Lost Rosabel

First Line: They have given thee to another

Themes:  Lovers parted

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 13894

Title: Journey'd over many lands

First Line: I've journey'd over many lands

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V3323

Title: My bark is on the sea

First Line: Do you ever think of me love

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 13881

Title: The old house at home

First Line: Oh, the old house at home where my forefathers dwelt

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

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V28099

Title: My old girl at home

First Line: To my old girl at home these lines I'll indite

Themes:  Family life

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V8090

Title: Merry Christ-Church bells

First Line: Hark! the bonny Christ-Church bells

Themes:  Bells

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V3790

Title: The gypsey prince

First Line: No more, no more shall the notes of love

Themes:  War

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: Allan water

First Line: On the banks of Allan-water

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V1694

Title: My dear native isle

First Line: Dear native isle; the summer sun is glowing

21st Ballad - Roud Number: 13836

Title: We've liv'd and lov'd together

First Line: We have liv'd and lov'd together

Authors:  Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V806

Title: Oh, yes! I oft remember thee

First Line: Oh, yes! I oft remember thee

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7936

Title: A duet

First Line: Cup of nectar -- rosy nectar

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V227

Title: Dolly Day

First Line: She's just what I expected her

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V888

Title: By the gaily circling glass

First Line: By the gaily circling glass

Themes:  Drinking

26th Ballad - Roud Number: 1346

Title: Hail! smiling morn

First Line: Hail! smiling morn that tips the hill with gold

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V326

Title: Chanting Benny, or the Batch of ballads

First Line: When quite a babe my parents said

Themes:  Ballads

28th Ballad - Roud Number: V30655

Title: The queen of merry England

First Line: O the queen of merry England

Subjects:  Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:  Patriotism

29th Ballad - Roud Number: 3549

Title: The death of Nelson

First Line: O'er Nelson's tomb, with silent grief oppress'd

Authors:  Arnold, Samuel James, 1774-1852

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805

30th Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson my Jo

First Line: John Anderson, my Jo, John

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Marriage

31st Ballad - Roud Number: 23540

Title: Sweet May morn

First Line: It was early one sweet May morning

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5060

Title: Willie brew'd a peck o' maut

First Line: O Willie brew'd a peck o' maut

Themes:  Drinking

33rd Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: The bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane! my pretty Jane!

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

34th Ballad - Roud Number: V27855

Title: Drink, boys, drink

First Line: Come, push about the grog, and drink, boys drink

Themes:  Drinking

35th Ballad - Roud Number: V5958

Title: The Red cross knight

First Line: Blow, warder, blow! thy sounding horn

Themes:  Crusaders

36th Ballad - Roud Number: V2980

Title: A new version of the Admiral

First Line: How swiftly rides our gallant bark

Themes:  Naval

37th Ballad - Roud Number: V196

Title: My beautiful Rhine

First Line: How sweet 'tis to wander when day beams decline

Themes:  Rhine, river

38th Ballad - Roud Number: 1235

Title: Health to all good lasses

First Line: Here's a health to all good lasses

Themes:  Drinking

Firth b.25(600/601)

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Edition - Bod999

Imprint Names:  Ordoyno, W.

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Imprint: Ordoyno, Printer, Nottingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12876

Title: The return of the admiral

First Line: How gallantly and merrily we ride along the sea

Themes:  Naval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5560

Title: The four leaved shamrock

First Line: I'll seek a four-leaved shamrock

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

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Edition - Bod6758

Imprint Names:  Ordoyno, W.

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Imprint: Ordoyno, Printer, Nottingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13881

Title: The old house at home

First Line: Oh! the old house at home where my forefathers dwelt

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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3105

Title: All by the shady greenwood tree

First Line: All by the shady greenwood tree

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5112

Title: Foresters sound the cheerful horn

First Line: Foresters sound the cheerful horn

Themes:  Hunting

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Edition - Bod6859

Imprint Names:  Ordoyno, W.

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Imprint: Ordoyno, Printer, Nottingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3955

Title: The frolicsome farmer

First Line: Tis of a brisk young farmer in ...... shire did dwell

Themes:  AdulteryServants

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20788

Title: Farewell Zorayda

First Line: Farewell Zorayda, for awhile

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Edition - Bod6884

Imprint Names:  Ordoyno, W.

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Imprint: Ordoyno, Printer, Nottingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6947

Title: The poor workhouse boy

First Line: The cloth was laid in the vorkhouse hall

Themes:  Poor law

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13862

Title: The light of other days

First Line: The light of other days is faded

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

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Edition - Bod6923

Imprint Names:  Ordoyno, W.

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail by W. Ordoyno, Newton Street, Nottingham

Notes:  Two titles on an uncut sheet


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 5898

Title: The boatmen dance

First Line: De boatmen dance, de boatmen sing

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4610

Title: Unhappy Jeremiah

First Line: I'd often heard a married life

Themes:  Marriage

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 12887

Title: Old Adam was a gentleman

First Line: Old Adam was the first man form'd

Themes:  Adam (Biblical figure)

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V10161

Title: From thee, Eliza, I must go

First Line: From thee, Eliza, I must go

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 22798

Title: Four and ninepenny tile

First Line: List my friends all around

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 7891

Title: Sich a getting up stairs

First Line: At Kentuck last night a party met

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V4666

Title: The watchman

First Line: Good night, good night, my dearest

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 2336

Title: The mistletoe bough

First Line: The mistletoe bough hung in the castle hall

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

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 13842

Title: The bridal ring

First Line: I dreamed last night of our earlier days

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V818

Title: Thy smile was sweet

First Line: Thy smile was sweet, thine eye was bright

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 12735

Title: Nix my dolly

First Line: In a box of the stone jug I was born

Authors:  Ainsworth, W.H.

Themes:  Crime - 19th centurySlang

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 6125

Title: Rory O'More

First Line: Young Rory O'More courted Kathleen Bawn

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V11915

Title: Maid of Llnanweylly [sic]

First Line: I have no sheep on the mountains

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V7769

Title: She sat within the abbey walls

First Line: A maiden was there from her father's halls

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 12739

Title: Leather breeches

First Line: Although a simple clown

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 299

Title: The poacher

First Line: When I was bound a 'prentice

Themes:  Poaching

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 13749

Title: The banks of the blue Moselle

First Line: When the glow worm gilds the elfin flow'r

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 13789

Title: Maid of Judah

First Line: No more shall the children of Judah sing

Themes:  Jews

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 13246

Title: How, when and where

First Line: Oh, tell me when and tell me where

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V3517

Title: How sweet those merry bells are ringing

First Line: How sweet those merry bell [sic] are ringing

Themes:  Bells

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V157

Title: Axe my eye

First Line: I deals in costermongery

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1451

Title: Boys of Kilkenny

First Line: Oh, the boys of Killkenny are brave roaring blades

Subjects:  Ireland

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V6334

Title: Susan of the vale

First Line: Oh! give me but the lass I saw

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V12618

Title: My son Tom

First Line: My son's a youth of talents rare

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V8088

Title: The vesper bells are ringing

First Line: The vesper bells are ringing

26th Ballad - Roud Number: V9064

Title: His country and his friends

First Line: What if the sailor boldly goes

Themes:  Sailors

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V7603

Title: John Bull and the taxes

First Line: Here is lines about the times

Themes:  Taxation

28th Ballad - Roud Number: V16712

Title: Marked you her beaming eye

First Line: Mark'd you her eye of heavenly blue

29th Ballad - Roud Number: 13782

Title: Holy friar

First Line: I am a friar of orders grey

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

Themes:  FoodClergy

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V3932

Title: The young English gentleman

First Line: I'll sing you a prime new song

Notes:  A parody on The fine old English gentleman

31st Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Isle of beauty

First Line: Shades of evening close not o'er us

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1118

Title: Foggy dew

First Line: What shepherd was like me so blest

33rd Ballad

Title: Yankee Doodle

First Line: My daddy to my mammy said

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Edition - Bod2042

Imprint Names:  Ordoyno, W.

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Imprint: Ordoyno, Printer, Nottingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 714

Title: The mantle of green

First Line: As I went a walking one morning in June

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V217

Title: Stunning Uncle Benjamin and my Aunt Sally

First Line: My uncle Benjamin and old aunt Sally

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Harding B 11(2319)

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Edition - Bod2327

Imprint Names:  Plant, T. and W.

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Imprint: T. & W. Plant, Printers, Clare Street, Nottingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6010

Title: Slap bang

First Line: O we're a crew of jolly dogs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7785

Title: Bonnie Scotland

First Line: Bonnie Scotland I adore thee

Subjects:  Scotland

Harding B 11(3537)

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Edition - Bod2641

Imprint Names:  Burbage and Stretton

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Date  between 1797 and 1807

Imprint: Nottingham: Printed by Burbage and Stretton

Sheet References:  ESTC: T196679

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8094

Title: The bonny bells

First Line: O the bonny bonny bells

Themes:  Bells

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4009

Title: The humours of London

First Line: When I to London first came in

Themes:  Street traders

Harding B 12(138)

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Edition - Bod2652

Imprint Names:  Burbage and Stretton

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Date  between 1797 and 1807

Imprint: Nottingham: Printed by Burbage and Stretton

Sheet References:  ESTC: T196701

1st Ballad

Title: The crafty maiden

First Line: Come all you pretty men and maidens listen to me awhile

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V32745

Title: George and Nancy's parting. A new song

First Line: Our anchor's a tript, and our ship's under way

Themes:  Sailors - departure

Harding B 12(140)

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Edition - Bod2654

Imprint Names:  Burbage and Stretton

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Date  between 1797 and 1807

Imprint: Nottingham: Printed by Burbage and Stretton, No. 14, Long- Row

Sheet References:  ESTC: T196677

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V21080

Title: Awake my fair. A new song

First Line: Awake, my fair, sweet Chloe awake

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 24883

Title: The woodman. A much-admired song

First Line: Far remov'd from noise and smoke

Themes:  Woodcutting

Harding B 12(136)

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Edition - Bod2655

Imprint Names:  Burbage and Stretton

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Date  between 1797 and 1807

Imprint: Burbage and Stretton, Printers, Nottingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V34808

Title: Britannia's triumph: or,Nelson honoured. A favorite new song

First Line: Arise, muse arise, assist me to sing

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805

Themes:  Nile, battle of the, 1798

2nd Ballad

Title: Nelson's thunder or the Danish submission

First Line: The Russians, Swedes, and Danes combine

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805

Themes:  Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815Copenhagen, battle of, 1801

Harding B 12(139)

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Edition - Bod2656

Imprint Names:  Burbage and Stretton

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Date  between 1797 and 1807

Imprint: Burbage and Stretton, Printers, Nottingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 6458

Title: The favourite song, of Crazy Jane

First Line: Why, fair maid, in ev'ry feature

Authors:  Lewis, Matthew Gregory, 1775-1818

References:

ESTC: T196702

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1246

Title: The Nottingham friar

First Line: A jolly fat friar lov'd liquor good store

References:

ESTC: T196709

Themes:  ClergyDrunkenness

Harding B 12(141)

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Edition - Bod2658

Imprint Names:  Burbage and Stretton

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Date  between 1797 and 1807

Imprint: Nottingham: Printed by Burbage and Stretton


1st Ballad

Title: Hoot awa. A favourite Scotch air

First Line: In dear Dunbarton's yellow fields

Subjects:  Scotland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6370

Title: Stop, where are you going? A new song

First Line: The moon shone bright, and jockey said

Harding B 12(147)

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Edition - Bod2659

Imprint Names:  Burbage and Stretton

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Date  between 1797 and 1807

Imprint: Sold by Burbage and Stretton, Nottingham

Sheet References:  ESTC: T196735

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16990

Title: Knowing Joe, a new song

First Line: I was call'd knowing Joe by the boys of our town

Notes:  Verse and prose

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V30661

Title: Sweet Jane of Grisipoly, a new song

First Line: O had I Allen R[a]msay's art

Subjects:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

Harding B 12(148)

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Edition - Bod2660

Imprint Names:  Burbage and Stretton

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Date  between 1797 and 1807

Imprint: Burbage and Stretton, Printers, Nottingham

Sheet References:  ESTC: T196739

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V19663

Title: Margery Grinder

First Line: When I was a mighty smart boy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12171

Title: The grinders; or more grist to the mill

First Line: Search all the world high and low

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Harding B 12(150)

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Edition - Bod2661

Imprint Names:  Burbage and Stretton

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Date  between 1797 and 1807

Imprint: Burbage and Stretton, Printers, Nottingham

Sheet References:  ESTC: T196742

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V11019

Title: Messmates at sea. A new song

First Line: Old Oakum, Main-brace, honest Jack

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1973

Title: The physical snob

First Line: I am a physical snob, sirs

Themes:  ShoemakersPhysicians

Harding B 12(151)

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Edition - Bod2662

Imprint Names:  Burbage and Stretton

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Date  between 1797 and 1807

Imprint: Nottingham: Printed by Burbage and Stretton

Sheet References:  ESTC: T196749

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1104

Title: Outward bound

First Line: To old St. Cath'rine's now adieu

Themes:  Sailors - departure

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7359

Title: The careless tar

First Line: What matters, Tom, to where we're bound

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 12(154)

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Edition - Bod2663

Imprint Names:  Burbage and Stretton

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Date  between 1797 and 1807

Imprint: Nottingham: Printed by Burbage and Stretton

Sheet References:  ESTC: T196753

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 186

Title: The pretty plough boy

First Line: It's of a pretty plough boy stood gazing on his team

Themes:  Rural society

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6797

Title: William and Nancy's parting

First Line: Come all you pretty maidens

Themes:  Sailors - departure

Harding B 12(155)

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Edition - Bod2664

Imprint Names:  Burbage and Stretton

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Date  between 1797 and 1807

Imprint: Burbage and Stretton, Printers, &c.

Sheet References:  ESTC: T196758

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9183

Title: The sailor dear. A new song

First Line: Ye maidens pretty in town and city

Themes:  SailorsLovers parted

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V28926

Title: The tradesman's lamentation for the loss of trade

First Line: Now the times altered among us many ways

Themes:  Trade depression

Harding B 12(159)

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Edition - Bod2666

Imprint Names:  Burbage and Stretton

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Date  between 1797 and 1807

Imprint: Nottingham: Printed by Burbage and Stretton


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9305

Title: Tom Careless

First Line: Tom Careless was odd, like a genius some said

Themes:  MoralityStoicism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V25109

Title: The poor little blind beggar boy

First Line: Near the jaws of a prison, in whose dismal gloom

Themes:  BeggarsDebtors' prison

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Edition - Bod2667

Imprint Names:  Burbage and Stretton

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Date  between 1797 and 1807

Imprint: Burbage and Stretton, Printers, Nottingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13765

Title: Tug at the oar

First Line: Oh! think on my fate, once I freedom enjoy'd

Authors:  Cross, J.C. (James C.), d. 1810

Themes:  Slavery - galley slaves

2nd Ballad

Title: Sweet Ellen

First Line: Cold blew the wind, no gleam of light

Harding B 12(167)

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Edition - Bod2689

Imprint Names:  Plant, J.

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retrail [sic] by J. Plant, 6, Clare-Street, Nottingham

Series Identifier: 20


Ballad - Roud Number: 1626

Title: Bonaparte's exile from Paris

First Line: Farewell ye splendid citaedl [sic], metropolis call'd Paris

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

Harding B 13(183)

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