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Edition - Bod14190

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High Street, St. Giles

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20295

Title: Petticoat lane

First Line: Last Sunday morning out was walking

Themes:  Markets

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3485

Title: In happy moments

First Line: In happy moments day by day

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1624

Title: The crafty maid's policy

First Line: Come listen awhile and I'll sing you a song

Johnson Ballads 323

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Edition - Bod9916

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 1624

Title: The frolicsome maiden, or, the gentleman outwitted

First Line: You buxom young lasses come listen a while

Themes:  DeceptionAttempted seduction

Firth c.18(52)

Notes:  Torn lower left corner

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Edition - Bod15345

Imprint Names:  Pollock, J.K.

Imprint Locations:  North Shields

Date  between 1815 and 1855

Imprint: Pollock, Printer, North Shields

Ballad - Roud Number: 1624

Title: The crafty maid's policy

First Line: Come listen awhile and I'll sing you a song

Harding B 25(441)

Notes:  Slip

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Edition - Bod16971

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Printed for W. Armstrong

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1624

Title: The crafty maid

First Line: Come listen awhile & I will sing you a song

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 388

Title: Rocks of Scilly

First Line: Come all you seamen stout and bold

Themes:  Shipwreck

Harding B 28(83)

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