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Edition - Bod2502

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: Printed and Published by H. Such, 123, Union Street, Borough

Notes:  Harding B 11(4166) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 34


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13658

Title: The men of merry, merry England!

First Line: Oh! the men of merry, merry England

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V523

Title: Who deeply drinks of wine

First Line: Gaily still my moments roll

Themes:  Drinking

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13831

Title: Why did she leave him? -- because he was poor

First Line: Why did she leave him, they grew up together

Themes:  Social status

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V14995

Title: Safely follow him

First Line: O follow him, nor fearful deem

Harding B 11(4165)

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Edition - Bod2503

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: Printed and Published by H. Such, 123, Union Street, Borough

Notes:  Harding B 11(4165) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13658

Title: The men of merry, merry England!

First Line: Oh! the men of merry, merry England

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V523

Title: Who deeply drinks of wine

First Line: Gaily still my moments roll

Themes:  Drinking

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13831

Title: Why did she leave him? -- because he was poor

First Line: Why did she leave him, they grew up together

Themes:  Social status

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V14995

Title: Safely follow him

First Line: O follow him, nor fearful deem

Harding B 11(4166)

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Edition - Bod3349

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle and Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth-court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12717

Title: I'm off to Charlestown!

First Line: My massa and my missus have both gone away

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13831

Title: Why did she leave him

First Line: Why did she leave him, they grew up together

Harding B 20(71)

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Edition - Bod7314

Imprint Names:  Taylor, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Artists: 

Date  between 1859 and 1899

Imprint: London: Printed & Published at Taylor's Song Mart, 93, Brick Lane, Bethnal Green

Notes:  The second illustration is signed: G.A. Hanlon


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13831

Title: Why did she leave him?

First Line: Why did she leave him, they grew up together

Themes:  Social status

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2689

Title: Willie we have missed you

First Line: Oh, Willie, is it you, dear, safe, safe at home

Firth b.26(444)

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Harding B 11(4184)

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Edition - Bod7616

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 206


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13831

Title: Why did she leave him

First Line: Why did she leave him, they grew up together

Themes:  WealthRejected suitor

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8370

Title: The seaboy's gratitude

First Line: The waves may cancel every trace

Firth b.27(34)

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Johnson Ballads 3278

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Edition - Bod10848

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Beaumont, J.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  between 1855 and 1858

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 26, Goulden-street, Oldham-road, Manchester; sold by J. Beaumont, 176, York-street, Leeds

Series Identifier: 267


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 367

Title: Polly Oliver's rambles

First Line: One night as Polly Oliver lay musing in bed

Themes:  Women soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13823

Title: Thou art gone from my gaze

First Line: Thou art gone from my gaze, like a beautiful dream

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13831

Title: Why did she leave him

First Line: Why did she leave him they grew up together

Firth c.26(50)

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Firth c.26(153)

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