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Edition - Bod201

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts, No. Great St Andrew Street, Seven Dials

Notes:  Slip. Harding B 15(289b) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 456

Title: Skew Ball

First Line: Come gentlemen sportsmen I pray listen all

Themes:  Horse-racing

Johnson Ballads 999

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod2228

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

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in Firth b.25(2) but with a different imprint.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1610

Title: The answer to Colin & Phoebe

First Line: Come, come dearest Phoebe let's away to the fair

Themes:  Fairs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13069

Title: My lodging is in the cold ground

First Line: My lodging is in the cold ground

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in Firth b.25(2) but with a different imprint.

Themes:  Poverty

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 456

Title: Skew Ball

First Line: Come gentlemen sportsmen I pray listen all

Themes:  Horse-racing

Harding B 11(73)

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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 - Bod2994

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

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 11(73). Johnson Ballads 999 is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 456

Title: Skew Ball

First Line: Come gentlemen sportsmen I pray listen all

Themes:  Horse-racing

Harding B 15(289b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod2996

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Ballad - Roud Number: 456

Title: Skew Ball

First Line: Come gentlemen sportsmen I pray listen all

Themes:  Horse-racing

Harding B 15(289a)

Notes:  The illustrations and the text are separately printed items. Firth c.19(79) is a duplicate of the text, with the original illustration. Slip


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Edition - Bod13221

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, toy and marble warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew Street 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 456

Title: Skew Ball

First Line: Come gentlemen sportsman [sic] I pray listen all

Themes:  Horse-racing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7490

Title: Frauds and pickpockets, or Rogues all

First Line: Come come my good masters, what's all this about

Tune: Tantararara rogues all

Themes:  ShopkeepersFrauds in trade

Harding B 11(3533)

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Johnson Ballads 997

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Johnson Ballads 998

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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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