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Edition - Bod4426

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Publisher, 60 Chatham Street, New-York

Notes:  Border: Horned imp.


Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Isle of beauty fare thee well

First Line: Shades of ev'ning close not o'er us

Harding B 18(302)

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Edition - Bod1541

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.

Notes:  Harding B 11(491) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 624


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4033

Title: Burial club

First Line: My old 'ooman one day says to me

Themes:  Life insurance

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Isle of beauty fare-thee-well

First Line: Shades of evening close not o'er us

Firth c.19(227)

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Harding B 11(493)

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Edition - Bod1953

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul, Printer, 18, Great St. Andrew Street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13858

Title: Kathleen mavourneen

First Line: Kathleen mavourneen, the grey dawn is breaking

Authors:  Crawford, F. Marion, 1854-1909

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2459

Title: Molly Bawn

First Line: Oh Molly Bawn, why leave me pining

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Isle of beauty

First Line: Shades of evening close not o'er [us]

Themes:  Emigration

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V2889

Title: Love lies asleep in the rose

First Line: The lady-bird skims o'er the wood

Harding B 11(1969)

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Johnson Ballads 662

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Johnson Ballads 663

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Edition - Bod5821

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Isle of beauty fare thee well

First Line: Shades of evening close not o'er us

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2614

Title: Rest, warrior rest

First Line: He comes from the wars from the red field of fight

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1620

Title: Giles Scroggins' ghost

First Line: Giles Scroggins courted Molly Brown

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Themes:  Ghosts

Harding B 11(1809)

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Johnson Ballads 872

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Edition - Bod6575

Imprint Names:  Forth, J.

Imprint Locations:  Pocklington

Imprint: Forth, Printer, Pocklington

Series Identifier: 80


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Isle of beauty

First Line: Shades of evening, close not o'er us

Themes:  Emigration

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1115

Title: Spencer the rover

First Line: These words were composed by Spencer the rover

Themes:  Roving

Firth b.25(257)

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Edition - Bod6923

Imprint Names:  Ordoyno, W.

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail by W. Ordoyno, Newton Street, Nottingham

Notes:  Two titles on an uncut sheet


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 5898

Title: The boatmen dance

First Line: De boatmen dance, de boatmen sing

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4610

Title: Unhappy Jeremiah

First Line: I'd often heard a married life

Themes:  Marriage

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 12887

Title: Old Adam was a gentleman

First Line: Old Adam was the first man form'd

Themes:  Adam (Biblical figure)

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V10161

Title: From thee, Eliza, I must go

First Line: From thee, Eliza, I must go

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 22798

Title: Four and ninepenny tile

First Line: List my friends all around

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 7891

Title: Sich a getting up stairs

First Line: At Kentuck last night a party met

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V4666

Title: The watchman

First Line: Good night, good night, my dearest

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 2336

Title: The mistletoe bough

First Line: The mistletoe bough hung in the castle hall

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 13842

Title: The bridal ring

First Line: I dreamed last night of our earlier days

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V818

Title: Thy smile was sweet

First Line: Thy smile was sweet, thine eye was bright

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 12735

Title: Nix my dolly

First Line: In a box of the stone jug I was born

Authors:  Ainsworth, W.H.

Themes:  Crime - 19th centurySlang

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 6125

Title: Rory O'More

First Line: Young Rory O'More courted Kathleen Bawn

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V11915

Title: Maid of Llnanweylly [sic]

First Line: I have no sheep on the mountains

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V7769

Title: She sat within the abbey walls

First Line: A maiden was there from her father's halls

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 12739

Title: Leather breeches

First Line: Although a simple clown

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 299

Title: The poacher

First Line: When I was bound a 'prentice

Themes:  Poaching

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 13749

Title: The banks of the blue Moselle

First Line: When the glow worm gilds the elfin flow'r

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 13789

Title: Maid of Judah

First Line: No more shall the children of Judah sing

Themes:  Jews

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 13246

Title: How, when and where

First Line: Oh, tell me when and tell me where

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V3517

Title: How sweet those merry bells are ringing

First Line: How sweet those merry bell [sic] are ringing

Themes:  Bells

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V157

Title: Axe my eye

First Line: I deals in costermongery

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1451

Title: Boys of Kilkenny

First Line: Oh, the boys of Killkenny are brave roaring blades

Subjects:  Ireland

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V6334

Title: Susan of the vale

First Line: Oh! give me but the lass I saw

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V12618

Title: My son Tom

First Line: My son's a youth of talents rare

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V8088

Title: The vesper bells are ringing

First Line: The vesper bells are ringing

26th Ballad - Roud Number: V9064

Title: His country and his friends

First Line: What if the sailor boldly goes

Themes:  Sailors

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V7603

Title: John Bull and the taxes

First Line: Here is lines about the times

Themes:  Taxation

28th Ballad - Roud Number: V16712

Title: Marked you her beaming eye

First Line: Mark'd you her eye of heavenly blue

29th Ballad - Roud Number: 13782

Title: Holy friar

First Line: I am a friar of orders grey

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

Themes:  FoodClergy

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V3932

Title: The young English gentleman

First Line: I'll sing you a prime new song

Notes:  A parody on The fine old English gentleman

31st Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Isle of beauty

First Line: Shades of evening close not o'er us

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1118

Title: Foggy dew

First Line: What shepherd was like me so blest

33rd Ballad

Title: Yankee Doodle

First Line: My daddy to my mammy said

Firth b.25(595/596)


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Firth b.34(212)


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Edition - Bod2964

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges (late Pitt's) Printer wholesale Marble and Toy warehouse, 31, [Dudley] Street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Shades of evening

First Line: Shades of evening close not o'er us

Harding B 15(280a)

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


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Edition - Bod11468

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 7


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5636

Title: The exciseman outwitted

First Line: To a village that skirted the sea

Themes:  Smuggling

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13842

Title: The bridal ring

First Line: I dreamt last night of our earlier days

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Isle of beauty

First Line: Shades of evening close not o'er us

Themes:  Emigration

Harding B 11(1103)

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Edition - Bod12661

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, 121, Church street, Preston

Series Identifier: 113


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V977

Title: O dear how I long to get married

First Line: I am a damsel so blooming and gay

Themes:  Marriage prospects - women

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Isle of beauty!

First Line: Shades of evening close not o'er us

Themes:  Emigration

Harding B 11(2740)

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Edition - Bod12991

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Beaumont, J.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  between 1855 and 1858

Imprint: J.O. Bebbington, Printer, 26, Goulden Street, Manchester, and sold by John Beaumont, 176, York Street, Leeds

Series Identifier: 339


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1241

Title: Black turf

First Line: Through Dublin sweet city I ramble, my hearties

Notes:  Verse and prose

Subjects:  Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Isle of beauty

First Line: Shades of evening close not o'er us

Themes:  Emigration

Harding B 11(313)

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Johnson Ballads 1864

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Edition - Bod13058

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: C. Paul, Printer, 20, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15399

Title: The regular omnibus

First Line: In London lived a servant maid

Themes:  Omnibuses

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Isle of beauty

First Line: Shades of evening close not o'er us

Themes:  Emigration

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V2889

Title: Love lies asleep in the rose

First Line: The lady-bird skims o'er the wood

Harding B 11(3250)

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Johnson Ballads 690

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Johnson Ballads 690A

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Edition - Bod13736

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H.P. Such, Machine Printer and Publisher, 177, Union- street Borough, S.E.

Notes:  Harding B 11(493) is another edition. Harding B 11(493) is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4033

Title: Burial club

First Line: My old ooman one day says to me

Themes:  Life insurance

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Isle of beauty fare-thee-well

First Line: Shades of evening close not o'er us

Harding B 11(491)

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Harding B 11(492)

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Edition - Bod13929

Imprint Names:  McCall, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1857 and 1877

Imprint: William M'Call, Printer, 4, Cartwright Place, Byrom Street, Liverpool


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15452

Title: The cottage maid

First Line: One evening as I gently roved

Subjects:  Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Isle of beauty

First Line: Shades of evening close not o'er us

Themes:  Emigration

Harding B 11(709)

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Edition - Bod7480

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 6125

Title: Rory O'More

First Line: Young Rory O'More courted Kathleen Bawn

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13900

Title: The soldier's tear

First Line: Upon the hill he turn'd to take a last fond look

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13862

Title: Light of other days

First Line: The light of other days is faded

Authors:  Bunn, A. (Alfred), 1796-1860

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Isle of beauty

First Line: Shades of evening, close not o'er us

Firth b.27(136)

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Edition - Bod19526

Imprint Names:  Swindells

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1796 and 1853

Imprint: Swindells, Printer


Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Isle of beauty

First Line: Shades of evening close not o'er us

Themes:  Emigration

Harding B 16(115c)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod20034

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 24


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Isle of beauty

First Line: Shades of evening close not o'er us

Themes:  Emigration

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5932

Title: Oysters, sir

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 9397

Title: General Wolfe's song

First Line: How stands the glass around?

Themes:  Soldiers

Johnson Ballads 2584

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Edition - Bod23096

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V21022

Title: A new song on Mary Doheny, the Tipperary witch

First Line: Good people all I pray draw near

Themes:  Witches

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Isle of beauty

First Line: Shades of evening close not o'er us

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7920

Title: Cabman spare that whip

First Line: Cabman, spare that whip

2806 b.9(279)

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