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Edition - Bod2359

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High-street, St. Giles


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 956

Title: Spotted cow

First Line: One morning in the month of May

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3450

Title: Poor Tom

First Line: Mas'r I can tell you nothing

Notes:  Based on a passage from Uncle Tom's Cabin, by Harriet Beecher Stowe

Themes:  Slavery

Firth b.25(178)

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Harding B 11(3629)

Notes:  Harding B 11(3629) is cropped along top edge, lacking most of both illustrations.


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Edition - Bod2512

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, (late 123), Union- street, Boro'. S.E.

Series Identifier: 289


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V29581

Title: The wife's appeal

First Line: It was on a cold and stormy night as I alone did stray

Themes:  Drunkenness

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 956

Title: The spotted cow

First Line: One morning in the month of May

Harding B 11(4201)

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Edition - Bod11425

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6 Great St. Andrew-street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V728

Title: The exploits of Teddy Blink and Bandy Jack

First Line: On Sunday morning early we got on at different chapels

Tune: The British lion, or Mrs. Casey's hotel

Themes:  Church-goingPickpockets

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 956

Title: The spotted cow

First Line: One morning in the month of May

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1185

Title: The light horseman slain in the wars, or The lamenting maiden

First Line: Ye maidens, wives, and widows, too, give attention

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 11(1106)

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Edition - Bod7310

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts printer, toy and marble warehouse, 6 Great st. andrew street seven dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3207

Title: L. A. W. - law

First Line: Come list to me for a minute

Themes:  Courts and lawLawyers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 956

Title: The spotted cow

First Line: One morning in the month of May

Firth b.26(83)

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Edition - Bod9793

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177 (late 123), Union- street, Boro.' S.E.

Series Identifier: 289


Ballad - Roud Number: 956

Title: The spotted cow

First Line: One morning in the month of May

Themes:  Seduction

Firth c.18(217)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17085

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Evans, Printer, Long-lane, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 956

Title: The spotted cow

First Line: One morning in the month of May

Harding B 17(297a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod20474

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed and sold wholesale and retail by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court

Notes:  Harding B 11(3164) is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 186

Title: The pretty plough boy

First Line: It's of a pretty plough boy was gazing o'er his plough

Themes:  Lovers partedCruel parentsPress-gangsSailorsCourtship - difference in social status

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 956

Title: The spotted cow

First Line: One morning in the month of May

Themes:  Seduction

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13847

Title: Canadian boat song

First Line: Faintly as tolls the evening chime

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Firth b.25(108)

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Harding B 11(3161)

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Edition - Bod21331

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press,\" by W.S. Fortey, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury

Notes:  Harding B 11(3161) is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 186

Title: The pretty plough boy

First Line: It's of a pretty plough-boy who was gazing o'er his plough

Themes:  Social statusAgricultural laborersPress-gangs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 956

Title: The spotted cow

First Line: One morning in the month of May

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13847

Title: Canadian boat song

First Line: Faintly as toll'd the evening chime

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Themes:  Boating

Harding B 11(3164)

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