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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 - Bod2196

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, (from Pitt's) Wholesale Toy Warehouse, 31, Dudley Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4034

Title: Parody on Not a drum was heard

First Line: Not a sous [sic] had he got not a gninea [sic] or note

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 17498

Title: I'd be a gipsy. Merry & free

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

Themes:  Gipsies

Harding B 11(2943)

Notes:  Holed.


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Edition - Bod11953

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 17498

Title: I'd be a gipsy, merry and free

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

Themes:  Gipsies

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1977

Title: Maiden I will ne'er deceive thee

First Line: Maiden I will ne'er deceive thee

Notes:  The same setting of type as Harding B 11(3427) but with a different first ballad and imprint

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V8734

Title: Mother dear

First Line: Oft thou'st told me, mother dear

Notes:  The same setting of type as Harding B 11(3427) but with a different first ballad and imprint

Themes:  Unrequited love

Harding B 11(1688)

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Edition - Bod10391

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Series Identifier: 532


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V17337

Title: The seven ages of man

First Line: In prime of years when I was young

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 17498

Title: I'd be a gipsy

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

Themes:  Gipsies

Firth c.21(46)

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Edition - Bod15360

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 17498

Title: I'd be a gipsey, merry and free

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

Themes:  Gipsies

Harding B 17(132b)

Notes:  Slip


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