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Edition - Bod4677

Imprint Names:  Watts, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Imprint: Printed and Published [b]y T. Watts, 4, Snowhill, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V632

Title: Death of Robin Adair

First Line: Now he is dead and gone, Robin Adair

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1599

Title: Blue ey'd Ellen

First Line: Farewell my blue ey'd Ellen

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 167

Title: Leicester chambermaid

First Line: It's of a brisk young butcher as I have heard 'em say

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1847

Title: Old England shall weather the storm

First Line: Old England thy stamina never hath yielded

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V200

Title: Brightly breaks the morning

First Line: Behold how brightly breaks the morning

Themes:  Fishing

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 561

Title: Poor Mary in the silvery tide

First Line: It's of a fine young creature who dwelt by the sea-side

Themes:  Murder

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson my jo

First Line: John Anderson my jo, John

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Marriage

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1848

Title: Parody on old England shall weather the storm

First Line: Oh brandy, thy virtues they never will yield to

Themes:  Drinking

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 1493

Title: The effects of love

First Line: Young lovers all I pray draw near

Firth b.28(25a)

Notes:  Stamp on reverse: Bodleian Library, 22 April 1918. Large format



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Edition - Bod4696

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed, and Sold Wholesale and Retail, by G, Jacques, Oldham Road Library, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye fertile plains, and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2658

Title: The gossiping wife

First Line: Of all the wives that plague men's lives

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V703

Title: Gloomy winter

First Line: Gloomy winter's now awa'

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13833

Title: Woodman spare that tree

First Line: Woodman, spare that tree

Authors:  Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V396

Title: Stand to your guns

First Line: Stand to your guns my hearts of oak

Themes:  Naval

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V8317

Title: The Lancashire witches

First Line: In vain I attempt to describe

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 878

Title: The echoing horn

First Line: The echoing horn

Themes:  Hunting

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1046

Title: Abroad for pleasure

First Line: Abroad for pleasure as I was walking

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V19688

Title: Mary Melvin, of the Mersey side

First Line: Give ear with patience to my relation

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V754

Title: Woman, the pride of the land

First Line: Come married and single together pray mingle

Themes:  Marriage

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V200

Title: Behold, how brightly breaks the morning

First Line: Behold how brightly breaks the morning

Themes:  Fishing

Firth b.28(36)

Notes:  Stamped: Bodleian Library, Percy Manning Collection, 1917. Large format



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Edition - Bod1063

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12029

Title: Love's ritornella

First Line: Gentle Zitella

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6714

Title: Hope told a flattering tale

First Line: Hope told a flattering tale

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V200

Title: Behold how brightly breaks the morn

First Line: Behold, how brightly breaks the morn

Themes:  Fishing

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V23848

Title: Never marry a Charley

First Line: My father's gone to knead hi[s] dough

Tune: Landing of royal Charlie

Firth b.25(94)

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Edition - Bod3350

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, Church-Street, Preston

Notes:  Harding B 11(1319) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 95


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1259

Title: The gipsey king

First Line: 'Tis I'm the gipsey king!

Themes:  Gipsies

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13894

Title: I've journey'd over many lands

First Line: I've journey'd over many lands

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V200

Title: Behold how brightly

First Line: Behold how brightly breaks the morning

Harding B 20(58)

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Edition - Bod3760

Imprint Names:  Johnson, J.H.

Imprint Locations:  Philadelphia, Pa.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: J.H. Johnson, Song Publisher, 7 N. 10th St. Philada.

Notes:  Harding B 31(168) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V200

Title: Where will I go when dis war breaks dis country up

First Line: Oh! where will I go when dis war breaks dis country up

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865Blackface minstrelsy

Harding B 31(109)

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Harding B 31(124)

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Edition - Bod11914

Imprint Names:  Pannell, J.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Imprint: J. Pannell, Printer, 24, Byrom Street, Liverool [sic]


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V200

Title: The barcarole

First Line: Behold, how brightly breaks the morning

Themes:  Sailing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V943

Title: Oh! lady fair

First Line: Oh lady fair! where art thou roaming

Subjects:  Agnes, Martyr, Saint

Themes:  Catholic Church

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V8188

Title: Love and glory

First Line: Young Henry was as brave a youth

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Women soldiers

Harding B 11(164)

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Edition - Bod12090

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1841

Imprint: Birt, Printer, 39, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V200

Title: Behold how brightly breaks the morn

First Line: Behold how brightly breaks the morn

Themes:  Fishing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12029

Title: Love's ritornella

First Line: Gentle Zitella whither away

Harding B 11(229)

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Harding B 20(10)

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Edition - Bod12403

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V200

Title: Behold how brightly breaks the morn

First Line: Behold, how brightly breaks the morning

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Themes:  Fishing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13884

Title: The sailor's tear

First Line: He leap'd into the boat

Themes:  SailorsWar

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1553

Title: Daring highwayman

First Line: I am a daring highwayman likewise a gallant rover

Notes:  Harding B 20(226) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  HighwaymenNewgate prison (London, England)

Harding B 11(228A)

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Edition - Bod13313

Imprint Names:  Forth, J.

Imprint Locations:  Pocklington

Imprint: J. Forth, Printer, Pocklington

Series Identifier: 144


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 680

Title: Young Roger and the grey mare

First Line: Young Roger the miller, went a courting of late

Themes:  Farmers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15019

Title: The land of the West

First Line: Oh, come to the West, love, O come there with me

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V200

Title: Behold how brightly breaks the morning

First Line: Behold how brightly breaks the morning

Harding B 11(4390)

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Edition - Bod7929

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V200

Title: Behold how brightly breaks the morn

First Line: Behold, how brightly breaks the morning

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Themes:  Fishing

Harding B 25(162)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10124

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Andrews, H.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 22 Goulden St. Oldham Road Manchester and sold by H. Andrews, 27, St.Peter Street, Leeds

Series Identifier: 171


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 519

Title: Van Dieman's Land

First Line: Come all you gallant poachers, that ramble void of care

Themes:  Transported convict

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V200

Title: Behold how brightly

First Line: Behold how brightly breaks the morning

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7900

Title: Why are you you [sic] weeping

First Line: Why are you weeping dear mother

Firth c.19(60)

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Edition - Bod8611

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, Church St., Preston

Notes:  Harding B 20(58) is another edition. Harding B 20(58) is another edition. Harding B 20(58) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 95


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1259

Title: The gipsey king

First Line: 'Tis I'm the gypsey king!

Themes:  Gipsies

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13894

Title: I've journey'd over many lands

First Line: I've journey'd over many lands

Subjects:  IndiaEgypt

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V200

Title: Behold how brightly

First Line: Behold how brightly breaks the morning

Harding B 11(1319)

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