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Edition - Bod5422

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Printed by Ryle and Co., 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 292

Title: The lass of Glenshee

First Line: On a bonny day, when the heather was blooming

Subjects:  Scotland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V257

Title: The black flag

First Line: Oh, ever a rover's life for me

Themes:  Piracy

Firth b.26(227)

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Edition - Bod3763

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V291

Title: The bonny blue cap

First Line: Oh bold and true, in bonnet blue

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2647

Title: Nature's gay day

First Line: It was nature's gay day, bright smiling Mayday

Themes:  May day

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V246

Title: Bill Jones

First Line: 'Twas off the coast of Guinea land

Subjects:  Africa

Themes:  NavalMutiny

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1977

Title: Come dearest maiden

First Line: Maiden I will never deceive thee

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13862

Title: The light of other days

First Line: The light of other days is faded

Authors:  Bunn, A. (Alfred), 1796-1860

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 5898

Title: De boatman dance

First Line: De boatman dance, de boatman sing

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 390

Title: Ole Tan Tucker

First Line: Ole Tan Tucker came to town one night

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V31045

Title: Faithless maiden

First Line: Scenes where memory fondly lingers

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 13847

Title: Canadian boat song

First Line: Faintly as tolls the evening chime

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 488

Title: Jenny get de o' cake done

First Line: O lubly Jenny dear

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13881

Title: The old house at home

First Line: Oh the old house at home where my forefathers dwelt

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V257

Title: The black flag

First Line: O ever a rover's life for me

Themes:  Piracy

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V129

Title: The angels whisper

First Line: A baby was sleeping

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V1799

Title: This blooming rose

First Line: This blooming rose at early dawn

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 13895

Title: She wore a wreath of roses

First Line: She wore a wreath of roses, the night that first we met

Firth b.28(38)

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



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Edition - Bod11266

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: V8201

Title: Granny Snow!

First Line: Some discontented people always will complain

Subjects:  Garibaldi, Giuseppe, 1807-1882Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865Poor law

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V257

Title: Black thorn stick

First Line: You sons of old Granua I call your attention

Themes:  Religious controversy - Ireland

Harding B 11(1396)

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Edition - Bod12445

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1242

Title: Mary Ann, or, The roving gardiner

First Line: My name is William Simmonds, I'm a gard'ner by my trade

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V257

Title: Black thorn stick

First Line: You sons of old Granua I call your attention

Themes:  Religious controversy - Ireland

Harding B 11(2342)

Notes:  Imprint defaced


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Edition - Bod8492

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1855

Imprint: The Royal Yankee press of the Poet's ... Saturday, December 8, 1855


Ballad - Roud Number: V257

Title: The black flag

First Line: Oh, ever a rover's life for me!

Tune: The rover is for ever free

Themes:  Piracy

Firth c.12(66)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod14677

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V257

Title: Black flag

First Line: O ever a rover's life for me

Themes:  Piracy

Harding B 15(13b)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(25b)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 2352

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod20586

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, Union-street, Borough. S.E.

Series Identifier: 373


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V257

Title: Black thorn stick

First Line: You sons of old Granua I call your attention

Themes:  Religious controversy - Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15490

Title: Fater Mathew

First Line: You sons of Erin's nation, of every rank and station

Subjects:  Mathew, Theobald, 1790-1856

2806 b.10(43)

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Edition - Bod20668

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 247


Ballad - Roud Number: V257

Title: The black thorn stick

First Line: You sons of old Grania I call your attention

Themes:  Religious controversy - Ireland

2806 b.10(197)

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Edition - Bod21814

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Beaumont, J.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  between 1858 and 1861

Imprint: Bebbington, Printer, 31, Oldham Road, Manchester, sold by J. Beaumont, 176, York-street, Leeds

Series Identifier: 373


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15109

Title: Drunken husband

First Line: You married women draw near awhile

Themes:  DrunkennessDomestic strife

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V28151

Title: Widow's last prayer

First Line: \"Oh! mother dear, now leave off crying

Themes:  Death

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V257

Title: Black flag

First Line: O ever a rover's life for me

Themes:  Piracy

2806 c.16(109)

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Firth c.26(39)

Notes:  Firth c.26(39); Imperfect: imprint defaced..


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Harding B 11(309)

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Edition - Bod24101

Imprint Names:  Birt

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1841

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5423

Title: Widow Machre [sic]

First Line: Widow Mackree it's no wonder you frown

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V257

Title: The black flag

First Line: Oh! ever a rover's life for me

Themes:  Piracy

Harding B 11(4195)

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