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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 - Bod971

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 456

Title: A new song, called Skewball

First Line: Ye gentlemen sportsmen I pray listen all

Themes:  Horse-racing

Harding B 25(1784)

Notes:  Slip


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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 - 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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Edition - Bod10754

Imprint Names:  Croshaw, C.

Imprint Locations:  York

Date  between 1814 and 1850

Imprint: C. Croshaw, Printer, Coppergate, York


Ballad - Roud Number: 456

Title: A new song, called Skewball

First Line: Ye gentlemen sportsmen I pray listen all

Themes:  Horse-racing

G.A. Gen. top. b.29(24/2)

Notes:  Slip


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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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Edition - Bod14848

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 136


Ballad - Roud Number: 456

Title: Skew Ball

First Line: Come gentlemen sportsmen I pray listen all

Themes:  Horse-racing

Harding B 15(290a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9705

Imprint Names:  Stephenson, W.

Imprint Locations:  Gateshead

Date  between 1821 and 1838

Imprint: W. Stephenson, Printer, Bridge End, Gateshead


Ballad - Roud Number: 456

Title: Skewball

First Line: You gentlemen sportsmen, I pray listen all

Themes:  Horse-racing

Harding B 25(1785)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod18203

Imprint Names:  Wright, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1820 and 1827

Imprint: Wright, Pr. Carey's Court, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 456

Title: Skewball

First Line: Come gentlemen sportsmen I pray listen all

Themes:  Horse-racing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7656

Title: Roger's request and Sylvia's denial

First Line: As I walk'd out one morning fair

Themes:  Rejected suitor

Harding B 28(274)

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Edition - Bod19008

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Sheet References:  ESTC: T195302

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 456

Title: Skewball

First Line: You gentlemen-sportsmen I pray listen all

Themes:  Horse-racing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V898

Title: Yo yea

First Line: I sail'd in the good ship the Kitty

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Sailing

Harding B 6(54)

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Edition - Bod19377

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1842 and 1855

Imprint: Jackson & Son, (late J. Russell,) Printers, 21, Moor-street, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1657

Title: What are you going to stand

First Line: Queer sayings now are all the go

Themes:  Drinking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 456

Title: Scew Ball

First Line: Come gentleman [sic] sportsmen I pray listen all

Themes:  Horse-racing

Johnson Ballads 1406

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Edition - Bod22231

Imprint Names:  Forth, J.

Imprint Locations:  Pocklington

Notes:  See Firth b.25(297) Slip. Another issue forms part of a sheet of two ballads; see Firth b.25(297)


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 456

Title: Scew Ball

First Line: Come gentlemen sportsmen I pray listen all

Themes:  Horse-racing

2nd Ballad
2806 c.18(282)

Notes:  Slip.


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