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Edition - Bod1974

Imprint Names:  Walker

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  18--

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 65


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15019

Title: The land of the West

First Line: Oh, come to the West, love -- oh, come there with me

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 17498

Title: I'd be a gipsy

First Line: I'd be a gipsy, merry and free

Themes:  Gipsies

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13844

Title: The blighted flower

First Line: I had a flower within my garden growing

Themes:  Seduction

Harding B 11(2056)

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Johnson Ballads 1614

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1614 is a photocopy of the Durham University copy.


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Johnson d.1773(p. 143v)

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Edition - Bod1980

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, Union Street, Boro'. S.E.

Series Identifier: 176


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20750

Title: Bonny Black Bess

First Line: Let the lover his mistress's beauty rehearse

Subjects:  Turpin, Richard, 1706-1739

Themes:  Highwaymen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13844

Title: The blighted flower

First Line: I had a flower within my garden growing

Themes:  Seduction

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1246

Title: Lass of Richmond hill

First Line: On Richmond hill there lives a lass

Firth c.17(29)

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Harding B 11(2070)

Notes:  Harding B 11(2070) is torn.


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Harding B 11(2070A)

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Edition - Bod2046

Imprint Names:  Sharp, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Sharp, Printer, 30, Kent Street, Borough, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4454

Title: Mary Blane

First Line: I ouce [sic] did love a pretty gal

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13844

Title: The blighted flower

First Line: I had a flower within my garden growing

Themes:  Seduction

Harding B 11(2343)

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Edition - Bod2752

Imprint Names:  Taylor, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1859 and 1899

Imprint: Taylor, Printer, 93, Brick Lane, Bethnal Green, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 13844

Title: The blighted flower

First Line: I had a flower within my garden growing

Themes:  Seduction

Harding B 15(14b)

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


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Edition - Bod12026

Imprint Names:  Plant, T. and W.

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Imprint: T. & W. Plant, Printers, 32, Clare Street, Nottingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V32618

Title: The Irish lamb

First Line: Sure you'd like to know

Subjects:  IrelandVictoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13844

Title: The blighted flower

First Line: I had a flower within my garden growing

Themes:  Seduction

Harding B 11(1782)

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Edition - Bod7646

Imprint Names:  [Ryle and Paul]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1859

Imprint: [...] and co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth court, Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(319A) is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13844

Title: The blighted flower. A new song

First Line: I had a flower within my garden growing

Themes:  Seduction

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9122

Title: It was a dream

First Line: It was a dream of perfect bliss

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V23226

Title: The lovely young lassie

First Line: There liv'd a young lassie down by the hill side

Firth b.27(381)

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Harding B 11(320)

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Johnson Ballads 640a
Johnson Ballads 640b

Edition - Bod7647

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1868

Imprint: ... the Poet's box ...


Ballad - Roud Number: 13844

Title: The blighted flower

First Line: I had a flower within my garden growing

Themes:  Seduction

Firth b.27(382)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod7840

Imprint Names:  Watts, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Imprint: Printed and Published by T. Watts, 14, Snowhill, Birm.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5314

Title: The heart, the heart

First Line: The heart - the heart! oh let it be

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3340

Title: Fly away pretty moth

First Line: Fly away pretty moth to the shade

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1155

Title: The young May moon

First Line: The young May moon is beaming love

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V15125

Title: The monks of old

First Line: Many have told, of the monks of old

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13844

Title: The blighted flower

First Line: I had a flower within my garden growing

Themes:  Seduction

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V2898

Title: Sweet Rose of Cashmere

First Line: By the flower of the valley

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V247

Title: Bill Jenkins

First Line: The door was closed in Vestminster hall

Themes:  Parliament

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 277

Title: Seventeen come Sunday

First Line: As I walked out one May morning

9th Ballad

Title: The West countryman at church

First Line: There was an old chap lived down in the west

Tune: King and the countryman

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 13808

Title: Bessy, the sailor's bride

First Line: Poor Bessy was a sailor's bride

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13884

Title: The sailor's tear

First Line: He leapt into his boat as it lay upon the strand

Themes:  Sailors

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 24414

Title: In storms when clouds

First Line: In storms when clouds obscure the sky

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 2535

Title: Kiss me in the dark

First Line: Young William was a sailor, a handsome roving boy

Tune: Irish Molly

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V4632

Title: Firm as oak

First Line: Oh, firm as oak, and free from care

Themes:  Sailors

Firth b.28(27a)

Notes:  Stamp on reverse: Bodleian Library, 22 April, 1918. Large format



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Edition - Bod8769

Imprint Names:  McCall, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1857 and 1877

Imprint: W. M'Call, Printer, Cartwright Place, Byrom Street

Series Identifier: 127


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3587

Title: Battle of Tullamore

First Line: It was on a Monday morning, we got the reute for marching

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4688

Title: Factory bells of England. A parody on the Merry bells of England

First Line: Oh, the bell of that 'ere factory

Themes:  Factories

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13844

Title: Blighted flower

First Line: I had a flower within my garden growing

Themes:  Seduction

Firth c.14(225)

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Edition - Bod19765

Imprint Names:  Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1845

Imprint: J. Paul and Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(320) is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13844

Title: The blighted flower. A new song

First Line: I had a flower within my garden growing

Themes:  Seduction

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9122

Title: It was a dream

First Line: It was a dream of perfect bliss

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V23226

Title: The lovely young lassie

First Line: There liv'd a young lassie down by the hill side

Harding B 11(319A)

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Edition - Bod21507

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, Church-street, Preston

Series Identifier: 350


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2657

Title: Go it Neddy

First Line: My toggery I took out to pawn

Themes:  Adultery

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13844

Title: The blighted flower

First Line: I had a flower within my garden growing

Themes:  Seduction

2806 c.13(167)

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