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Edition - Bod4607

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Publisher, 60 Chatham Street, New-York

Notes:  Border: Horned imp.


Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: The gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel possess'd of great beauty

Harding B 18(633)

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Edition - Bod92

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  2806 c.13(195) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 167


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edward the gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel possess'd of great beauty

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16204

Title: The fight! The fight!

First Line: The fight, the fight, the bold -- the battle fight

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 20(193)

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Edition - Bod486

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3971

Title: Welcome royal Charli [sic]

First Line: Arouse! arouse! ilk kilted clan

Subjects:  Charles Edward, prince, grandson of James II, king of England, 1720-1788

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 87

Title: Waly, Waly, up the bank

First Line: O waly, waly, up the bank

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20232

Title: Somebody

First Line: When gloaming treads the ... of day

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 8944

Title: O whistle and I'll

First Line: O whistle an' I'll come to you my lad

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V13685

Title: The bride

First Line: Oh! take her and be faithful still

Themes:  Marriage

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 5838

Title: The braes of Yarrow

First Line: Busk ye, busk ye, my bony [sic] bride

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 8999

Title: The land o' the leal

First Line: I'm wearing awa', Jean

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 8696

Title: The yellow-hair'd laddie

First Line: The yellow-hair'd laddie sat down on yon brae

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 6132

Title: Jem of Aberdeen

First Line: The tuneful lavrocks chear the grove

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V797

Title: Waving greenwood tree

First Line: Now by the waving greenwood tree

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edward the gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel possessed of great beauty

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V3572

Title: The battle and the breeze

First Line: To Britain's glorious walls of oak

Themes:  Sailors

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 8666

Title: Ettrick banks

First Line: On Ettrick banks in a summer's night

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossom'd sloe

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 8407

Title: Polwart on the green

First Line: At Polwart on the green

Authors:  Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V3111

Title: Banks of Clyde

First Line: While some praise the pastoral margin of Tweed

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 13598

Title: Lass wi' the bonnie blue 'een

First Line: O! saw you the lass with the bonnie blue 'een

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 8642

Title: Tweed-side

First Line: What beauties does Flora disclose

Authors:  Crawford, Robert, d. 1733

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V1222

Title: Pretty Rosaline

First Line: 'Twas near the banks of bonny Tweed

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V2043

Title: My native love

First Line: I've rov'd afar thro' summer climes

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V3782

Title: The bonny breast knots

First Line: Hey the bonny, O the bonny

Themes:  Marriage

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: 16787

Title: Deil's awa' wi' the exciseman

First Line: The deil came fiddling thro' the town

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Johnson Ballads fol. 8


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Edition - Bod6165

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edward the gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel poss'd [sic] of great beauty

Harding B 16(63a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6247

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  The second illustration is from The life and death of St. George, the noble champion of England (Aldermary Church Yard, London)


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13862

Title: Light of other days

First Line: The light of other days is faded

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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V734

Title: My boat is on the shore

First Line: My boat is on the shore

Authors:  Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V18405

Title: With a jolly full bottle

First Line: With a jolly full bottle let each man be arm'd

Themes:  Drinking

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1789

Title: 'Tis I that love her best

First Line: The gentle stars are peeping

5th Ballad

Title: The happy home

First Line: There's not a home, a home like mine

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V5287

Title: Home of my heart

First Line: I breathe once more my native air

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1010

Title: Doran's ass

First Line: One Paddy Doyle liv'd near Killarney

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 24348

Title: Bonny prince Charlie

First Line: Cam' ye by Athol braes, lad with the phillabeg

Subjects:  Charles Edward, prince, grandson of James II, king of England, 1720-1788

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 141

Title: The golden glove

First Line: A wealthy young squire of Tamworth we hear

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V3024

Title: Under the walnut tree

First Line: Under the walnut tree dance with me

Themes:  Dancing

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V20166

Title: Upbraid me not!

First Line: Upbraid me not! I little heed

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V21239

Title: Matrimonial miseries

First Line: Some married men boast of their true happy state

Themes:  Marriage

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V367

Title: Let us be happy together

First Line: Come, let us be happy together

Authors:  Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: The minstrel boy

First Line: The minstrel boy to the wars has gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V703

Title: Gloomy winter's now awa'

First Line: Gloomy winter's now awa'

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 13783

Title: Harry Bluff

First Line: Harry Bluff when a boy, left his friends and his home

Themes:  Sailors

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 13883

Title: Ratcatcher's daughter

First Line: In Westminster, not long ago, there lived a ratcatcher's daughter

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edward the gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel possessed of great beauty

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V9583

Title: A lady in a crinoline

First Line: A lady with a crinoline was walking down a street

Themes:  Crinolines

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 326

Title: My boy Tammy

First Line: Oh where hae ye been a' the day, my boy Tammy?

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V18888

Title: The woodland hallo

First Line: In our cottage, that peeps from the skirts of the wood

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V284

Title: A famous man was Robin Hood

First Line: A famous man was Robin Hood

Themes:  Rob Roy

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V6714

Title: Hope told a flattering tale

First Line: Hope told a flattering tale

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V8949

Title: The gay coalheaver

First Line: 'Twas a dark cloudy night

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V5485

Title: The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour

26th Ballad - Roud Number: V344

Title: Cheer for the pilots

First Line: The sturdy pilots put to sea

Themes:  Pilots

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V19489

Title: When the wind blows

First Line: When the wind blows

28th Ballad - Roud Number: V3545

Title: When the moon her light discloses

First Line: When the moon her light discloses

29th Ballad - Roud Number: 2821

Title: I've been roaming

First Line: I've been roaming, I've been roaming

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V8869

Title: Love and friendship

First Line: Away, light vows of woman's love

Themes:  Friendship

31st Ballad - Roud Number: V17063

Title: That melody enchants my soul

First Line: That melody enchants my soul

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: V34735

Title: 'Tis very sweet to love thee, maiden

First Line: 'Tis very sweet to love thee, maiden, very sweet to woo

33rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15436

Title: Fill the goblet again

First Line: Fill the goblet again! for I never before

Themes:  Drinking

34th Ballad - Roud Number: 13861

Title: Last rose of summer

First Line: 'Tis the last rose of summer

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

35th Ballad - Roud Number: V7111

Title: A beau I had once on a time

First Line: A beau I had once on a time

36th Ballad - Roud Number: 664

Title: Bonny bunch of roses

First Line: By the danger of the ocean

Subjects:  Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873

Themes:  French invasion scares, 1852

37th Ballad - Roud Number: V5806

Title: Away, my bounding steed, away!

First Line: Away! my bounding steed, away!

38th Ballad - Roud Number: V13123

Title: Last words of Marmion

First Line: The war, that for a space did fail

39th Ballad - Roud Number: V1660

Title: Here in cool grot

First Line: Here, in cool grot and mossy cell

40th Ballad - Roud Number: V15600

Title: There's room enough for all

First Line: What need of all this fuss and strife

41st Ballad - Roud Number: V752

Title: Norah, the pride of Kildare

First Line: As beauteous Flora

42nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13789

Title: Maid of Judah

First Line: No more shall the children of Judah sing

Themes:  Jews

43rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13392

Title: The harp of Tara's hall

First Line: The harp that once thro' Tara's hall

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

44th Ballad - Roud Number: V1507

Title: King of the forest glade

First Line: Oh, I am the child of the forest wild

45th Ballad - Roud Number: V5437

Title: The pilgrim of love

First Line: Orynthia, my beloved, I call in vain!

46th Ballad - Roud Number: 13820

Title: Some love to roam

First Line: Some love to roam o'er the dark sea foam

Themes:  Hunting

Firth b.27(457/458)




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Edition - Bod6547

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High street, St. Giles, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edward, the gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel possessed of great beauty

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 386

Title: The rambling boys of pleasure

First Line: Ye rambling boys [of] pleasure

Notes:  3 stanzas

Firth b.25(189)

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Firth c.14(145)

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Edition - Bod7000

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: [London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press,\" by W.]S. Fortey, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(1248).


Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edward the gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel possessed of great beauty

Harding B 11(4360a)

Notes:  Slip.

Edition - Bod2470

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer and Publisher, 177, (late 123), Union Street, Boro.' S.E.

Series Identifier: 239


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1061

Title: The wealthy farmer's son

First Line: Come all you pretty maidens' fair, attend unto my song

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edward the gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel possessed of great beauty

Harding B 11(4060)

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Edition - Bod11394

Imprint Names:  Stone, R.Keys, E.Reed, S.Brown, A.

Imprint Locations:  ExeterDevonportNewportBristol

Imprint: Printed and Sold by Elias Keys, Devonport. Sold by R. Stone, Fore-street Hill, Exeter; A. Brown, 27, Bristol-Bridge, Bristol; And also by S. Reed, Newport, Monmouthshire


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15109

Title: The drunken husband

First Line: You married women draw near awhile

Themes:  Drunkenness

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edward, the gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel, possess'd of great beauty

Themes:  SoldiersCruel parents

Harding B 11(1010)

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Edition - Bod11585

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press,\" by W.S. Fortey, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials

Notes:  The motto on the coat of arms is: Nullius in verba


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5560

Title: The four leaved shamrock

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

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edward the gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel possessed of great beauty

Themes:  SoldiersLovers partedHeiresses

Harding B 11(1248)

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Johnson Ballads 417

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Edition - Bod13014

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edward the gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel possess'd of great beauty

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16204

Title: The fight

First Line: The fight, the fight, the bold -- the battle fight

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 11(4359)

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Edition - Bod7810

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2647

Title: Nature's gay day

First Line: It was nature's gay day

Themes:  May day

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edward the gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel possessed of great beauty

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V9065

Title: The wreath

First Line: For me my fair a wreath has wove

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V3111

Title: Banks of Clyde

First Line: While some praise the pastoral margin of Tweed

Subjects:  Clyde River (Scotland)

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 2675

Title: The robin's petition

First Line: When the leaves had forsaken the trees

Themes:  Robin, the

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V19509

Title: Tipitywichet

First Line: This very morning handy

Themes:  Drinking

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V3339

Title: Canst thou love, yet coldly fly me

First Line: Canst thou love, yet coldly fly me?

Performers:  Wilson, Mr.

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V3939

Title: Barney Brallaghan's wedding

First Line: Dear Judy at last has gi'en the kind yes

Themes:  Marriage

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V9075

Title: The dew is on the grass

First Line: Softly, softly will I pass

Performers:  Waylett, Harriet, 1798-1851

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V3541

Title: Light cigar

First Line: Now the day is over

Tune: Law

Themes:  Smoking

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 2062

Title: The bride's farewell

First Line: Farewell, mother! tears are streaming

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V1821

Title: Where is the rover

First Line: Where, where is the rover?

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V15969

Title: I'll not throw away the flower

First Line: I'll not throw away the flower

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V2898

Title: The rose of Cashmere

First Line: By the flower of the valley

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 12880

Title: The congreve man

First Line: I am going to tell you a curious tale

Tune: The cork leg

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V29582

Title: She lived for love alone

First Line: She liv'd for love alone

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V155

Title: The mountain's brow

First Line: Away, away to the mountain's brow

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 1234

Title: Landlord fill a flowing bowl

First Line: Come landlord fill a flowing bowl

Themes:  Drinking

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V16583

Title: Deploring damsel

First Line: 'Twas when the seas were roaring

Themes:  Sailors

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V7197

Title: Swiss boy

First Line: Come arouse thee, arouse thee, my brave Swiss boy

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V5375

Title: Kate Anderson, my Kate. (An answer to John Anderson my Joe)

First Line: Kate Anderson, my ain Kate

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11234

Title: Give Isaac the nymph

First Line: Give Isaac the nymph who no beauty can boast

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V434

Title: Light bark

First Line: Off! said the stranger, off! off! & away

24th Ballad - Roud Number: 17553

Title: Merry row the bonnie bark

First Line: O, merry row, O, merry row

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V21048

Title: This rose I pluck'd at morn

First Line: This rose I pluck'd at morn

26th Ballad - Roud Number: V15537

Title: My Henry is gone

First Line: O green are the groves where with Henry I strayed

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V931

Title: Oft in the stilly night

First Line: Oft in the stilly night

Firth b.28(34)

Notes:  Stamped: Bodleian Library, Percy Manning Collection, 1917. Large format



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Edition - Bod8972

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1855 and 1858

Imprint: [Printed and] Sold by John O. [Bebbington, 22 Goulden street,] Oldham Road Manchester

Series Identifier: 98


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15470

Title: The discharged soldier

First Line: Come all you sons of Britan [sic] and Irish heroes too

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edwin the gallant hussar

First Line: A young maiden possessed of much beauty

Themes:  Soldiers

Firth c.14(311)

Notes:  Imprint defaced


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Edition - Bod15565

Imprint Names:  Swindells

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1796 and 1853

Imprint: Swindells, Printer


Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel, possess'd of great beauty

Harding B 16(100b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod18742

Imprint Names:  Taylor, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1859 and 1899

Imprint: Taylor, Printer, 93, Brick Lane, Bethnal Green, London

Notes:  The motto in the illustration is: Prodesse quam conspici


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15201

Title: Fire off the guns

First Line: Went to bed t'other night, put the candle out

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edward, the gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel possess'd of great beauty

Johnson Ballads 1212

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Edition - Bod19614

Imprint Names:  Barr

Imprint Locations:  Leeds

Imprint: Barr, 153 Marsh Lane, Leeds

Series Identifier: 110


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 957

Title: Flora the lilly of the west

First Line: It's when I came to England some pleasure for to find

Authors:  Brown, G.

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 155

Title: Mary of the moor

First Line: 'Twas one cold night when the wind

Themes:  Pregnancy

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V184

Title: Beautiful child

First Line: Beautiful child by thy mother's knee

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edward the gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel possess'd of great beauty

Johnson Ballads 1801

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1801 is cut in two



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Johnson Ballads 1802


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Edition - Bod21025

Imprint Names:  Barr

Imprint Locations:  Leeds

Date  c.1840

Imprint: Barr, Printer, Marsh Lane, Leeds

Notes:  Part of a sheet of four ballads; see Johnson Ballads 1801.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V184

Title: Beautiful child

First Line: Beautiful child by thy mother's knee

Themes:  Children

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edward the gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel possess'd of great beauty

Themes:  SoldiersCruel parents

Harding B 11(206)

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Edition - Bod21084

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  Harding B 20(193) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 167


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edward the gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel possess'd of great beanty [sic]

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16204

Title: The fight! The fight!

First Line: The fight, the fight, the bold -- the battle fight

Themes:  Soldiers

2806 c.13(195)

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Edition - Bod21297

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: The gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel possess'd of great beauty

2806 c.13(257)

Notes:  Slip


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