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Edition - Bod1449

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Simmons

Imprint Locations:  LondonReading

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials, London. Sold by Simmons, Reading


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 22885

Title: The May pole

First Line: Come lasses & lads, get leave of your dads

Themes:  May day

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 217

Title: When bucks a hunting go

First Line: How sweet is the horn that sounds in the morn

Themes:  Hunting

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V25958

Title: Robin Hood

First Line: As blithe as the linnet sings in the green wood

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 21272

Title: Grand conversation under the rose

First Line: As Mars and Minerva was viewing of some implements

Themes:  Politics and government

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 348

Title: Little Mary the sailor's bride

First Line: As William and Mary strayed by the sea side

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V4632

Title: Firm as oak, & free from care

First Line: Oh firm as oak, and free from care

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V265

Title: The blue-eyed stranger

First Line: One night the north wind loud did blow

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 155

Title: Mary of the moor

First Line: Twas one cold night when the wind

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 2668

Title: Poor dog Tray

First Line: On the green banks of Shannon, when Shelah was nigh

Johnson Ballads fol. 27

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Edition - Bod11268

Imprint Names:  Ayres, W.

Imprint Locations:  Reading

Imprint: Reading: Printed by W. Ayres, in the Market-Place


Ballad - Roud Number: 892

Title: Maudlin, the merchant's daughter of Bristol

First Line: Behold the touch-stone of true love

Tune: The maiden's joy

Themes:  ReligionLovers partedWoman in disguiseItaly

Harding B 1(67)

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Edition - Bod18417

Imprint Names:  Dicey, W.Peachey, W.BurnhamWard, M.

Imprint Locations:  NorthamptonCambridgeAylesburyReading

Date  between 1719 and 1757

Imprint: Northampton. Printed by Wm. Dicey; and sold by William Peachey, near St. Benet's Church in Cambridge; at Burnham's Snuff-Shop in Aylesbury; Mrs. Margaret Ward, in Sun Lane, Reading; Paul Stevens in Bicester; Tho. Williams in Tring; Anthony Thorpe in St. Alban's; John Timbs, and Henry Potter, in Stony Stratford; and by Churrude Brody in St. Ives.

Series Identifier: 3


Ballad - Roud Number: V8883

Title: Faithful friendship: or, Alphonso and Ganselo

First Line: In stately Rome sometime did dwell

Tune: Flying fame

References:

ESTC: N71112

Harding B 39(184)

Notes:  Negative photocopy of Percy I.81


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Edition - Bod18750

Imprint Names:  Ayres, W.LaurenceBrownRoyce, Mrs.

Imprint Locations:  ReadingWantageRumseyOxford

Imprint: Reading: Printed by W. Ayres ... Also to be had of Mr. Laurence at Wantage, Mr. Brown at Rumsey, and Mrs. Royce at Oxford


Ballad

Title: An excellent ballad; of the noble marquis and patient Grissel

First Line: A noble marquis

Tune: The bride's goodmorrow

References:

ESTC: T191984

Harding B 4(18)

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Edition - Bod19713

Imprint Names:  Read, J.

Imprint Locations:  Reading

Imprint: J. Read, Printer, \"Berks Telegraph\" Office, Reading

Notes:  Richard Rees, Licensed Hawker, No. 1, F., Liverpool


1st Ballad

Title: A tribute to Richard Rees, (known as Cheap John)

First Line: Will you hear a few lines from a plain working-man

Subjects:  Rees, Richard

Themes:  TemperanceBallad-sellers

2nd Ballad

Title: The work among the hills in South Wales

First Line: Read in the papers they're no idle tales

Attributation: By a working man

Subjects:  Rees, Richard

Themes:  Temperance

3rd Ballad

Title: Song

First Line: 'Twas in Tredegar town

Tune: Death of Nelson

Subjects:  Rees, Richard

Themes:  TemperanceBallad-sellers

Johnson Ballads 2029

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