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Edition - Bod4902

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, and Toy warehouse 6, Great St. Andrews [sic] St. seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1464

Title: St. Paul's & the Monument

First Line: Late one night, when the moon shone bright, and the wind blew in gusts and squalls

Subjects:  London (England)

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V11983

Title: The quarter day

First Line: Twas on a quarter's day

Themes:  Rent collecting

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12264

Title: The fairest flower

First Line: I have plucked the sweetest flower

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V8947

Title: The gay guitar

First Line: Yes I will leave my father's halls

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 378

Title: Bonny blue handkerchief

First Line: As early one morning I chanced for to stray

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V17053

Title: The lover's mistake

First Line: A fond youth serenaded his love

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V34886

Title: Billy Barlow's brother

First Line: Look at me! now can't you tell where I was bred?

Johnson Ballads fol. 122

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Edition - Bod5293

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1829]

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, and Toy warehouse 6, Gt. St. Andrews [sic] St. Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2171

Title: The old woman & her cats

First Line: A very old woman once liv'd by herself

Themes:  Cats

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13598

Title: The lass wi' the bonnie blue 'een

First Line: O! saw you the lass with the bonnie blue 'een

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3971

Title: Welcome royal Charlie

First Line: Arouse! arouse! ilk kilted clan

Subjects:  Charles Edward, prince, grandson of James II, king of England, 1720-1788

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V3024

Title: The knight of the golden crest

First Line: The banners wav'd on the castle walls

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 7836

Title: New version of Adam and Eve

First Line: I sing, I sing in jingling rhymes, sirs

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V5132

Title: They mourn me dead

First Line: They mourn me dead in my father's halls

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V34049

Title: I'd be a blue bottle

First Line: I'd be a blue-bottle, black as a cinder

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 13899

Title: The soldier's dream

First Line: Our bugles sang truce, and the night cloud had lower'd

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Soldiers

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V17053

Title: The lover's mistake

First Line: A fond youth serenaded his love

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V3034

Title: Hurrah for an Irish stew

First Line: Hurrah for an Irish stew

Johnson Ballads fol. 144

Notes:  MS note: April 1829


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Edition - Bod2014

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts 6 Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse Great St. Andrew Street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V17053

Title: The lovers mistake

First Line: A fond youth serenaded his love

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

2nd Ballad

Title: New Shamrock shore

First Line: Come all you fair pretty maidens

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 11(2239)

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Edition - Bod12135

Imprint Names:  Croshaw, C.

Imprint Locations:  York

Imprint: C. Croshaw, Printer, Pavement, York


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V17053

Title: The lover's mistake

First Line: A fond youth serenaded his love

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1716

Title: The dandy petticoat

First Line: Good folks have you all heard the news

Themes:  Fashions

Harding B 11(2240)

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Edition - Bod16781

Imprint Names:  Croshaw, C.

Imprint Locations:  York

Imprint: C. Croshaw, Printer, Pavement, York

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(2240).


Ballad - Roud Number: V17053

Title: The lover's mistake

First Line: A fond youth serenaded his love

Harding B 25(1173)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod18568

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: The farmer's boy

First Line: The sun went down beyond the hills

Themes:  FarmersAgricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13449

Title: Sweet home

First Line: 'Mid pleasure & palaces, tho' we may roam

Notes:  Incomplete

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1617

Title: Will Watch

First Line: One morn when the wind from the northward blew keenly

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V6687

Title: The conquering sailor

First Line: With a cutlass in his hand, and a pistol by his side

Notes:  Incomplete

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V12279

Title: Who'd be foolish then?

First Line: Now where so fast, a young man said

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: Helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V17053

Title: The lover's mistake

First Line: A fond youth serenaded his love

Notes:  Incomplete

Harding B 36(27)

Notes:  Lower part torn off. Three of the ballads are incomplete


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Edition - Bod19822

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2125

Title: Answer to Kelvin grove. A favorite ballad

First Line: Then farewell to Kelvin grove, bonny laddie O!

Attributation: Written expressly for Miss Stephens, by a Scottish Officer

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17053

Title: The lover's mistake

First Line: A fond youth serenaded his love

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

Johnson Ballads 2303

Notes:  Slip Slip


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