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Edition - Bod424

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13804

Title: My Helen is the fairest flower

First Line: My Helen is the fairest flower

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13805

Title: My gentle mother dear

First Line: There was a place in childhood that I remember well

Themes:  Mothers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V30478

Title: The lass he left behind

First Line: When the sails are furled and the wat[ch] set

Themes:  Sailors

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V7787

Title: The nobby waterman

First Line: How werry snug and nautical

Themes:  Watermen

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1941

Title: The merry mountain horn

First Line: Come, my gallant soldier, come!

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V388

Title: The Swiss toy girl

First Line: I've come across the sea

Themes:  Street traders

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V20122

Title: The merry mountain lasse

First Line: The mountain maid is the maid for me

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1306

Title: My own dear home

First Line: Wherever I wander, wherever I stray

Themes:  Marriage

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 19807

Title: Sally in our alley

First Line: Of all the girls that are so smart

Authors:  Carey, Henry, 1687-1743

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V1293

Title: Fair Zurich's waters

First Line: By the margin of fair Zurich's waters - ayieo

11th Ballad

Title: Why did I love

First Line: Why did I love? why, why, did I love?

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V7137

Title: Wake, lady, wake

First Line: Wake, lady, wake, the midnight moon

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V522

Title: Go, fetch me a pint of wine

First Line: Go, fetch me a pint of wine

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V20593

Title: Young Helen

First Line: Young Helen was as sweet a flower

Themes:  Death

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V2898

Title: Rose of Cashmere

First Line: By the flow'r of the valley

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 13623

Title: The white squall

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

Authors:  Johns, R.

Themes:  Shipwreck

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V1245

Title: The Highland minstrel boy

First Line: I ha[e] wander'd many a night in June

Performers:  Anderson, Mr.

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V7191

Title: The deep deep sea

First Line: Oh come with me my love

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V238

Title: Bid me discourse

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

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V6216

Title: Sweet goddess of the silver stream

First Line: Near where old Thames's in ample tide

Johnson Ballads fol. 371


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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)

Notes:  Firth b.25(600/601) is torn at top and bottom.



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Firth b.34(275)


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Edition - Bod12595

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Series Identifier: 594


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13954

Title: Maggie by my side

First Line: The land of my home is flitting, flitting from my view

Themes:  Emigration

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2814

Title: Carrier dove

First Line: Fly away to my native land, sweet dove

Themes:  Emigration

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15284

Title: Oh! where are my schoolmates gone?

First Line: Oh! where are my schoolmates gone

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13804

Title: My Helen is the fairest flower

First Line: My Helen is the fairest flower

Harding B 11(2550)

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Edition - Bod7808

Imprint Names:  Watts, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Imprint: Printed and Sold by T. Watts, 14, Snow Hill, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V18329

Title: Temptations of good st Anthoyy [sic]

First Line: Saint Anthony sat on a lowly stool

Subjects:  Anthony, Saint

2nd Ballad

Title: Old abby clock

First Line: For ages gone by it proudly hath stood

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V28743

Title: My happy home

First Line: Behind the distant mountain

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V14296

Title: One suit between two

First Line: All you that are reduced and would wish to cut a shine

Themes:  PovertyClothing

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13804

Title: My Ellen is the fairest flower

First Line: My Helen is the fairest flower

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V22056

Title: Victoria's the toast

First Line: Fill the glass, prime it well!

Themes:  Drinking

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1062

Title: Belfast mountains

First Line: Twas on belfast mountains

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Lass of Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lived a lass

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V13673

Title: A Highland laddie

First Line: Highland laddie heard of war

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V26993

Title: Up to the forest

First Line: Up to the forest high

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V6193

Title: Oh, the bright eyes beaming

First Line: Oh, thy bright eyes beaming

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 229

Title: Gipsey girl

First Line: My father was king of the gipseys you know

Themes:  Gipsies

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 1303

Title: Robin Hood

First Line: Bold Robin Hood waw [sic] a forester good

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V9058

Title: The maid of the Rhine

First Line: Thou darkroling river how gladly for ever

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V4794

Title: Matrimony. A catch

First Line: Fire! fire! what's the matter?

Themes:  Marriage

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V15165

Title: Woman rules the day

First Line: Ye lords of the creation

Themes:  Women

Firth b.28(37)

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



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