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Edition - Bod8662

Imprint Names:  Ordoyno, W.

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Imprint: Ordoyno, Printer, Nottingham

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 372

Title: The British man of war

First Line: It was down in yonder meadow I carelessly did stray

Subjects:  China

Themes:  Naval battlesOpium War, 1840-1842

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13843

Title: The demon of the sea

First Line: Unfurl the sails we've easy gales

Themes:  Piracy

Firth c.13(250)

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Edition - Bod8663

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: [R]yle and Co., Printers, 3, Monmouth-co[urt] Bloomsbury

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12904

Title: Mary of Argyle

First Line: I have heard the mavis singing

Authors:  Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13843

Title: Demon of the sea

First Line: Unfurl the ais [sic] we've [e]asy g[ales]

Themes:  Piracy

Firth c.13(251)

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Edition - Bod14052

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 511

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13843

Title: The demon of the sea

First Line: Unfurl the sail, we have easy gale

Themes:  Piracy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12510

Title: Country hirings

First Line: Come all ye blooming country lads and listen un to [sic] me

Themes:  Hiring fairs

Harding B 11(864)

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