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Edition - Bod6607

Imprint Names:  Forth, J.

Imprint Locations:  Pocklington

Imprint: J. Forth, Printer, Pocklington

Series Identifier: 131


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 22830

Title: The wanderer

First Line: Cease awhile ye winds to blow

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 456

Title: Scew Ball

First Line: Come gentlemen sportsmen I pray listen all

Themes:  Horse-racing

Firth b.25(297)

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Harding B 11(4021)

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Edition - Bod2974

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Firth b.26(236)


Ballad - Roud Number: 456

Title: Skew Ball

First Line: Come gentlemen sportsmen I pray listen all

Themes:  Horse-racing

Firth c.19(79)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod7066

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle and Co., Printers, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12890

Title: Poor Rosa May

First Line: Come darkies listen unto me

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 456

Title: Skew Ball

First Line: Come gentlemen sportsmen I pray listen all

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in Harding B 11(73) but under a different impression

Themes:  Horse-racing

Firth b.26(236)

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Harding B 11(3104)

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Johnson Ballads 1114

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Edition - Bod10120

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, (wholesale and retail) 10, Great St. Andrew-Street Seven Dials, London

Notes:  Two variant copies Two variant copies


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1540

Title: The trotting horse

First Line: I can sport as fine a trotting horse as any swell in t[own]

Themes:  Trotting races

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 456

Title: Skew Ball

First Line: Come gentlemen sportsmen, I pray listen all

Themes:  Horse-racing

Firth c.19(78)

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Harding B 11(3886)

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Edition - Bod8011

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, Church-Street, Preston

Series Identifier: 187


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 456

Title: Scew Ball

First Line: Come gentlemen sportsmen I pray listen all

Themes:  Horse-racing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1692

Title: Woeful marriage

First Line: On Monday night I married a wife

Themes:  Drunkenness - womenDomestic relations

Firth c.26(51)

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