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Edition - Bod1135

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, 121, Church street, Preston

Series Identifier: 415


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 619

Title: The life of an honest ploughman Or Ninety years ago

First Line: Good people give attention and listen to my song

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V267

Title: Blue tail'd fly

First Line: A hungry fish once chanced to spy

Firth b.25(369)

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Edition - Bod145

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at Pitts, Wholesale Toy Warehouse, Great St. Andrew Street 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V23641

Title: Willy of the Green

First Line: On Tay's sweet pleasant banks how happy have I stray'd

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1293

Title: I'm his only daughter

First Line: Down in the valley my father did dwell

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V267

Title: The blue tail'd fly

First Line: A hungry fish once chanced to espy

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V4372

Title: Mr December

First Line: Old Mr. December he lost his wife

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V23664

Title: Its just the time for lovers

First Line: Behold the moon o'er western hills

Tune: I love thee ever dearly

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V2124

Title: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

First Line: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Performance Locations:  Drury Lane Theatre

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V12375

Title: I saw from the beach

First Line: I saw from the beach, when the morning was shining

Tune: Rose bud in summer

Johnson Ballads 924

Notes:  Printed on blue paper


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Johnson Ballads 925

Notes:  Printed on blue paper


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Edition - Bod11924

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: V660

Title: If I had a donkey wot wouldn't go

First Line: If I had a donkey wot wouldn't go

Themes:  Animals

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V267

Title: The blue tail'd fly

First Line: A hungry fish once chanced to spy

Themes:  Fishing

Harding B 11(1690)

Notes:  Cropped at top; the illustrations are cropped


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Edition - Bod12310

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, & 3, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 592

Title: Lovely Joan

First Line: A story unto you I will relate

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V267

Title: The blue tail'd fly

First Line: A hungry fish once chanced to spy

Harding B 11(2226)

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Edition - Bod7036

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed at J. Pitts, Wholesale Warehouse, Great st. Andrew street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V23641

Title: Willy of the Green

First Line: On Tay's sweet pleasant banks how happy have I stray'd

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1220

Title: The adieu

First Line: Adieu ye streams that smoothly flow

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1293

Title: I'm his only daughter

First Line: Down in the valley my father did dwell

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V267

Title: The blue tail'd fly

First Line: A hungry fish once chanced to espy

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V29592

Title: [None]

First Line: My cot is called the sweetest cot

Tune: In a cottage near a wood

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V23664

Title: 'Tis just the time for lovers

First Line: Behold the moon o'er western hills

Tune: I love thee ever dearly

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V2124

Title: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

First Line: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Performance Locations:  Drury Lane Theatre

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V12375

Title: I saw from the beach

First Line: I saw from the beach, when the morning was shining

Tune: Rose bud in summer

Firth b.26(169)

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Harding B 11(2583)

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Johnson Ballads 926

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Johnson Ballads 3068

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Edition - Bod18810

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

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(1690).


Ballad - Roud Number: V267

Title: The blue tail'd fly

First Line: A hungry fish once chanced to spy

Themes:  Fishing

Firth b.26(36)

Notes:  Slip.


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