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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 - Bod7936

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul Printer, 18, Great St Andrew street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2535

Title: Kiss me in the dark

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

Themes:  SailorsDisguiseSeduction

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1393

Title: Fanny Blair

First Line: Come all you young femaler [sic] where ever you be

Themes:  Perjury

Firth b.34(160)

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Johnson Ballads 664

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Edition - Bod8116

Imprint Names:  Russell, S.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1840 and 1851

Imprint: Samuel Russell, Printer, 24, Old Meeting-street. Nephew to the late J. Russell, Moor-street, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2535

Title: Kiss me in the dark

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

Tune: Irish Molly

Themes:  DeceptionSeduction

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4841

Title: Black & rolling eye

First Line: As I walked out one morning

Themes:  TavernsSeductionMethodists

Firth c.12(271)

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Edition - Bod8275

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such Machine Printer & Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough. S.E.

Series Identifier: 429


Ballad - Roud Number: 2535

Title: Kiss me in the dark

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

Themes:  DeceptionSeduction

Firth c.12(272)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod21951

Imprint Names:  Livsey's Song Mart

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: Sold at Livsey's Song Mart, 43, Hanover-st. Shudehil Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2535

Title: Kiss me in the dark

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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: Oxford city

First Line: Its of a fair maid in Oxford city

Notes:  Harding B 16(195c) is the same setting of type of this ballad alone but with two extra stanzas

Themes:  Jealousy

2806 c.16(211)

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Harding B 11(2004)

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