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Edition - Bod1843

Imprint Names:  King, W.

Imprint Locations:  Oxford

Date  [c.1835]

Imprint: Printed and Sold by W. King, St. Peter's-le-Bailey, Oxford ... Sold also by J. Simons, 123, London-street, Reading

Notes:  Two titles attached. From the collection of F. Madan, Brasenose College. Large format


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: The fair maid of Oxford city

First Line: Its of a fair maid in Oxford city

Themes:  Jealousy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5686

Title: The violet girl

First Line: Come buy my pretty violets blue

Themes:  Street traders

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1514

Title: \"God save the king\". For his majesty, William the IVth

First Line: God save our noble king

Subjects:  William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V25658

Title: The new-mown hay

First Line: 'Twas in the morn when sweets disclose

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1044

Title: Rise gentle moon

First Line: Day has gone down o'er the Baltic's broad billow

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1040

Title: The green bushes

First Line: As I was walking one morning in May

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 13320

Title: Oh, no, we never mention her

First Line: Oh, no, we never mention her

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

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 1271

Title: My village fair

First Line: With my village fair what lass can compare

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 155

Title: Poor Mary of the moor

First Line: 'Ywas [sic] one cold winter's night, when the wind

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 1234

Title: The flowing bowl

First Line: Come, landlord, fill a flowing bowl

Themes:  Drinking

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13785

Title: Jack Stedfast

First Line: Jack Stedfast and I were both messmates at sea

Themes:  Sailors

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 24438

Title: I'd be a butterfly

First Line: I'd be a butterfly born in a bower

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

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 13265

Title: The wake of Teddy the tiler

First Line: From Dublin town the other night

Tune: King of the Cannibal islands

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 13848

Title: Cabin boy

First Line: The sea was rough, the clouds were dark

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Naval

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V496

Title: Lads of the village

First Line: Where the lads of the village shall merrily ah

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 2674

Title: Remember love, remember

First Line: Twas ten o'clock one moonlight night

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 2671

Title: The broken pitcher

First Line: O where are you going so fast, pretty maid

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V3539

Title: The light guitar

First Line: O, leave the gay and festive scene

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 875

Title: Oyster girl

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

21st Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a broom

First Line: From Teuchland I came with my light ware all laden

Themes:  Street traders

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7561

Title: The pretty milkman

First Line: At dawn of day, when other folks

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: 906

Title: Bonny moon

First Line: As I went to my cot at the close of the day

24th Ballad - Roud Number: 9592

Title: Judy Callaghan

First Line: 'Twas on a windy night

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V7197

Title: The Swiss boy

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

Edition - Bod2037

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1844 and 1845

Imprint: E. Hodges from Pitt's Toy and Marble Warehouse, 31, Monmouth Street, 7 Dials

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 3177 is another impression.


Ballad - Roud Number: 1271

Title: I don't mean to tell you her name; or, My village fair

First Line: To my village fair no lass can compare

Harding B 15(133b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod2105

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, wholesale and retail, 10, Great St. Andrew-Street, Seven Dials, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1271

Title: My village fair

First Line: To my village fair, no lass can compare

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1655

Title: The deserter

First Line: Once I thought I ne'er should be

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 11(2589)

Notes:  Torn at lower left corner.


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Edition - Bod3616

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, wholesale and retail, 10, Great St. Andrew-Street, Seven Dials, London

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(2589)


Ballad - Roud Number: 1271

Title: My village fair

First Line: To my village fair, no lass can compare

Harding B 25(1303)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 38

Notes:  Slip.



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Edition - Bod11878

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1844 and 1845

Imprint: E. Hodges from Pitt's Toy and Marble Warehouse, 31, [Monmout]h Street, 7 Dials

Notes:  Slip. Harding B 15(133b) is another impression


Ballad - Roud Number: 1271

Title: I don't mean to tell you her name; or, My village fair

First Line: To my village fair no lass can compare

Johnson Ballads 3177

Notes:  Slip.

Edition - Bod12363

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at J. Pitts Wholesale Toy Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew street, Seven Dials

Series Identifier: 326


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1271

Title: My village fair. I don't mean to tell you her name

First Line: To my village fair no lass can compare

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 6747

Title: Time is on the wing

First Line: Strew strew with roses

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Lass of Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in a sheet of three; see Firth b.26(228)

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 24930

Title: The blackbird

First Line: 'Twas on a bank of daises [sic] sweet

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in a sheet of three; see Firth b.26(228)

Harding B 11(2590)

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Johnson Ballads 923

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Edition - Bod12553

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 105


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2969

Title: Mother, don't you cry

First Line: Oh, well I can remember now

Themes:  Transported convict

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1271

Title: The lovely village fair; or, I don't mean to tell you her name

First Line: To my village fair no lass can compare

Harding B 11(2490)

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Edition - Bod7186

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: H.P. Such, Machine Printer, 177, Union Street, Borough, London. S.E.

Series Identifier: 557


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1271

Title: My lovely village fair

First Line: To my village fair none can compare

Themes:  Rural society

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2748

Title: Kitty Wells

First Line: You ask what makes this darky weep

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Firth b.26(312)

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Harding B 11(2560)

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Johnson Ballads 1181

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Edition - Bod14865

Imprint Names:  Cadman, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1855

Imprint: J. Cadman, Printer, Gt. Ancoats St., Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1271

Title: My village fair

First Line: To my village fair no lass can compare

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V291

Title: Bonny blue cap

First Line: Oh! bold and true, in bonnet blue

Harding B 15(348a)

Notes:  The illustration and the text are separately printed items. Slip Slip


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Edition - Bod15503

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 906

Title: Thy sweet, silver light bonny moon

First Line: As I went to my cot, at the close of the day

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1271

Title: My village fair

First Line: To my village fair no lass can compare

Harding B 17(306a)

Notes:  Slip Slip


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Edition - Bod15968

Imprint Names:  Wardman, H.

Imprint Locations:  Bradford

Imprint: Bradford: Printed and Sold by H. Wardman, 6, Chapel-Lane


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2059

Title: My native land I bade adieu

First Line: My native land I bade adieu

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 348

Title: Little Mary the sailor's bride

First Line: As William and Mary stray'd by the sea side

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3341

Title: Fly not yet

First Line: Fly not yet, 'tis just the hour

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1076

Title: Sailor's welcome home

First Line: When first at sea a sailors lad

Themes:  Sailors

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1779

Title: The oyster girl

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V463

Title: Tom Starboard

First Line: Tom Starboard was a lover true

Authors:  Knight, T. (Thomas), d. 1820

Themes:  Shipwreck

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 6747

Title: Time is on the wing

First Line: Strew strew with roses

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V3157

Title: Mr. Walker, the twopenny postman

First Line: Very near the West end, tho' I must not tell where

Themes:  Postmen

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 1288

Title: Betsy Baker

First Line: From noise and bustle far away

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 191

Title: The white cockade

First Line: It was one Monday morning

Themes:  Soldiers

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V265

Title: Blue-eyed stranger

First Line: One night the north wind loud did blow

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V14916

Title: A boat, a boat

First Line: A boat, a boat, I hast to the ferry

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V461

Title: Tin ware lass

First Line: One evening, not very long ago

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 1617

Title: Will Watch

First Line: 'Twas one morn when the wind from the northward blew keenly

Themes:  Smuggling

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 906

Title: Thy sweet silver light, bonny moon

First Line: As I went to my cot at the close of the day

16th Ballad

Title: A bit of good truth

First Line: Roasting-jacks arn't water mills

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: Helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Soldiers

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 1271

Title: My village fair

First Line: To my village fair no lass can compare

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V347

Title: Cherry ripe

First Line: Cherry ripe, cherry ripe, I cry

Themes:  Street traders

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 13847

Title: Canadian boat song

First Line: Faintly as tolls the evening chime

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Harding B 36(24)

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