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Edition - Bod4197

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Alice Gray

First Line: She's all my fancy painted her

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V551

Title: Billy Barlow's wedding

First Line: As I was going down Whitecross street

Themes:  Marriage

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4441

Title: Nothing

First Line: When rhyming and verses at first were in fashion

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V144

Title: The archer boy

First Line: Oh! elude him not -- the archer boy!

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V16422

Title: The landing of royal Charlie

First Line: There's news from Moidart cam' yestreen

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

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V3115

Title: The Invincibles

First Line: When the merry fife and drum

Themes:  Soldiers

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1750

Title: The troubadour from distant land

First Line: From distant climes a troubadour

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V3705

Title: The moon is on the hill

First Line: Awake my light, my sleeping love

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V2050

Title: Native land good-night

First Line: Adieu! adieu! my native shore

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

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V9566

Title: Isabel

First Line: Wake! dearest wake! and again united

Johnson Ballads fol. 130

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Edition - Bod1237

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail by John O. Bebbington, 22 Goulden-st Oldham Road, Manchester

Series Identifier: 51


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15056

Title: The battle of Philedelphia [sic]

First Line: Come all you Roman Catholics that's from your native home

Themes:  Irish - U.S.A.Religious controversy - Ireland1852

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13862

Title: Light of other days

First Line: The light of other days is faded

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

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Alice Grey

First Line: She's all my fancy painted her

2806 b.10(60)

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Firth c.26(158)

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Edition - Bod2103

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer wholesale Toy and Marble wareho[use,] 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14003

Title: My own blue bell

First Line: My own blue bell!

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Alice Gray

First Line: She's all my fancy painted her

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 348

Title: Little Mary the sailor's bride

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

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited

Harding B 11(2577)

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Edition - Bod2240

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrews Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2673

Title: Post captain

First Line: When Steerwell heard me first impart

Authors:  Rannie, John

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 24928

Title: In the bay of Biscay O

First Line: Loud roar'd the dreadful thunder

Authors:  Cherry, A. (Andrew), 1762-1812

Notes:  Harding B 25(903) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  Shipwreck

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Answer to Alice Gray

First Line: He strikes the minstrel lyre again

Harding B 11(3128)

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Edition - Bod11527

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1271

Title: Female auctioneer

First Line: Well, here I am, and what of that

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Alice Gray

First Line: She's all my fancy painted her

Harding B 11(1181)

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Johnson Ballads 1438

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Johnson Ballads 1439

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Johnson Ballads 1440

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Edition - Bod11926

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1855 and 1861

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, and Wholesale Toy warehouse 26, Grafton Street, Soho


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9518

Title: Queer boys, queer

First Line: Queer boys queer is the house we live in

Themes:  Poor law

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Alice Gray

First Line: She's all my fancy painted her

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 23133

Title: The bewildered maid

First Line: Slow broke the light and sweet breathed the morn

Themes:  Soldiers - death in battle

Harding B 11(270)

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Edition - Bod7644

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13623

Title: The white squall

First Line: The sea was bright and the bark rode well

Authors:  Johns, R.

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V238

Title: Bid me discourse

First Line: Bid me discourse, I will enchant thine ear

Notes:  A single stanza

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: The lass of Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V27153

Title: Ply the oar brother

First Line: Ply the oar, brother, and speed the boat

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Alice Gray

First Line: She's all my fancy painted her, she's lovely, she's divine

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 9128

Title: Coal black Rose

First Line: Lubly Rosa, Sambo come

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Firth b.27(38)

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Firth b.28(32d)

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Harding B 11(4164)

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Johnson Ballads 2971

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Edition - Bod10789

Imprint Names:  s.n.

Imprint Locations:  s.l.

Notes:  Harding B 19(74a) is another edition


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13881

Title: The old house at home

First Line: The old house at home

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Alice Gray

First Line: She's all my fancy painted her

2806 b.11(2)

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Edition - Bod9559

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Alice Gray

First Line: She's all my fancy painted her

Harding B 16(3c)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9853

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads. See Firth b.27(8)

Series Identifier: 27


Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Alice Gray

First Line: She's all my fancy painted her

Firth c.18(257)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod15207

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1841

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, wholesale and retail, 39, Great St. Andrew-Street, Seven Dials, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Answer to Alice Gray

First Line: He strikes the lyre, that long hath been

Harding B 25(59)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod15580

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Notes:  See Harding B 19(26) for imprint


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13881

Title: The old house at home

First Line: The old house at home

Notes:  Appears also, but with a different illustration, in 2806 b.11(2)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Alice Gray

First Line: She's all my fancy painted her

Notes:  Appears also in 2806 b.11(2)

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 476

Title: Brennan on the moor

First Line: It's of a fearless highwayman a stor[y I] will tell

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of four; see Harding B 19(26)

Themes:  Highwaymen

Edition - Bod18561

Imprint Names:  Kiernan, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: Manchester: Printed and Sold at J. Kiernan's, Garden-street, Shude-hill


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2890

Title: Red rose

First Line: O my love's like a red, red rose

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9596

Title: Philadelphia las[s]

First Line: It was on one summer's evening

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13215

Title: Highland home

First Line: My highland home where tempests blow

Themes:  Scotland

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 164

Title: Sir John Barleycorn

First Line: There were three kings into the east

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: The lucky farmer's boy

First Line: The sun had set behind the hill

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V3830

Title: Drink to me only

First Line: Drink to me only with thine eyes

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 22830

Title: The wanderer

First Line: Cease awhile, ye winds, to blow

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V7728

Title: Go along Bob

First Line: As Joe the dustman, drove his noble team

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 17792

Title: Gallant sailor

First Line: Farewell thou dear and gallant sailor

Themes:  Sailors

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: Bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane, my dearest Jane

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13265

Title: Teddy the tiler

First Line: From Dublin town the other night

Themes:  Irish wakes

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 2101

Title: Billy O'Rooke

First Line: I greased my brogues and cut my stick

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 13765

Title: The galley slave

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

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

Themes:  Slavery - galley slaves

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 2671

Title: Fanny and her pitcher

First Line: Said I to a lass I met the other day

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V4813

Title: The devil take tomorrow

First Line: Old father Pat was blithe and free

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 155

Title: Mary of the moor

First Line: 'Twas one cold night when the wind

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 4355

Title: Exile of Erin

First Line: There came to the beach a poor exile of Erin

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 13792

Title: The kiss dear maid

First Line: The kiss dear maid, thy lips has left

Themes:  Kissing

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 9395

Title: Colin stole my heart

First Line: The fields were green the hills were gay

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks & braes and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

21st Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Answer to Alice Gray

First Line: He strikes the minstrel lyre again

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2390

Title: Long time Ive courted

First Line: Long time I've courted you, miss

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: Helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Soldiers

24th Ballad - Roud Number: 583

Title: Young Johnson

First Line: Cold winter is past

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V7200

Title: Swiss maid

First Line: Come haste thee, come haste thee my bonny Swiss maid

26th Ballad - Roud Number: 829

Title: Rakish young fellow

First Line: When I was a rakish young fellow

Harding B 36(25)

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Edition - Bod19870

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: The British songster 11


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Alice Gray

First Line: She's all my fancy painted her

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: Banks of Allan water

First Line: On the banks of Allan water

Johnson Ballads 2377

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Edition - Bod24115

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 27


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 664

Title: Young Napoleon

First Line: By the side of the green ocean

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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Alice Gray

First Line: She's all my fancy painted her

Firth b.27(8)

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Harding B 11(4380)

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