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Edition - Bod1166

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1842 and 1855

Imprint: Jackson & son, (late J. Russell,) Printers, Moor-street


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9514

Title: Queer little man

First Line: A queer little man \"how came you so?\"

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2898

Title: Sweet rose of Cashmere

First Line: By the flower of the valley

Firth b.25(497)

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Edition - Bod424

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13804

Title: My Helen is the fairest flower

First Line: My Helen is the fairest flower

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13805

Title: My gentle mother dear

First Line: There was a place in childhood that I remember well

Themes:  Mothers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V30478

Title: The lass he left behind

First Line: When the sails are furled and the wat[ch] set

Themes:  Sailors

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V7787

Title: The nobby waterman

First Line: How werry snug and nautical

Themes:  Watermen

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1941

Title: The merry mountain horn

First Line: Come, my gallant soldier, come!

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V388

Title: The Swiss toy girl

First Line: I've come across the sea

Themes:  Street traders

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V20122

Title: The merry mountain lasse

First Line: The mountain maid is the maid for me

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1306

Title: My own dear home

First Line: Wherever I wander, wherever I stray

Themes:  Marriage

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 19807

Title: Sally in our alley

First Line: Of all the girls that are so smart

Authors:  Carey, Henry, 1687-1743

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V1293

Title: Fair Zurich's waters

First Line: By the margin of fair Zurich's waters - ayieo

11th Ballad

Title: Why did I love

First Line: Why did I love? why, why, did I love?

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

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V7137

Title: Wake, lady, wake

First Line: Wake, lady, wake, the midnight moon

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V522

Title: Go, fetch me a pint of wine

First Line: Go, fetch me a pint of wine

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V20593

Title: Young Helen

First Line: Young Helen was as sweet a flower

Themes:  Death

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V2898

Title: Rose of Cashmere

First Line: By the flow'r of the valley

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 13623

Title: The white squall

First Line: The sea was bright, and the bark rode well

Authors:  Johns, R.

Themes:  Shipwreck

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V1245

Title: The Highland minstrel boy

First Line: I ha[e] wander'd many a night in June

Performers:  Anderson, Mr.

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V7191

Title: The deep deep sea

First Line: Oh come with me my love

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V238

Title: Bid me discourse

First Line: Bid me discourse, I will enchant thine ear

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V6216

Title: Sweet goddess of the silver stream

First Line: Near where old Thames's in ample tide

Johnson Ballads fol. 371


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Edition - Bod974

Imprint Names:  Ordoyno, W.

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail by W. Ordoyno, Newton Street, Nottingham

Notes:  An uncut sheet of two titles.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13784

Title: Happy land

First Line: Happy land! happy land!

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13900

Title: The soldier's tear

First Line: Upon the hill he turn'd

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13752

Title: After many roving years

First Line: Oh, after many roving years

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 298

Title: Where are you going my pretty maid

First Line: Where are you going my pretty maid?

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13804

Title: My Helen is the fairest flower

First Line: My Helen is the fairest flower

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V8045

Title: Kiss me now or never

First Line: The morn was fair, the month was May

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V2898

Title: Rose of Cashmere

First Line: By the flower of the valley

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V826

Title: The smile and sigh

First Line: There is a smile I dearly prize

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V2890

Title: My love's like the red red rose

First Line: Oh, my love's like the red red rose

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V28711

Title: Lovely woman

First Line: Of mighty nature's handy works

Themes:  Women

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13833

Title: Woodman spare the tree

First Line: Woodman spare that tree

Authors:  Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13786

Title: Lost Rosabel

First Line: They have given thee to another

Themes:  Lovers parted

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 13894

Title: Journey'd over many lands

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

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V3323

Title: My bark is on the sea

First Line: Do you ever think of me love

15th 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

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V28099

Title: My old girl at home

First Line: To my old girl at home these lines I'll indite

Themes:  Family life

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V8090

Title: Merry Christ-Church bells

First Line: Hark! the bonny Christ-Church bells

Themes:  Bells

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V3790

Title: The gypsey prince

First Line: No more, no more shall the notes of love

Themes:  War

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: Allan water

First Line: On the banks of Allan-water

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V1694

Title: My dear native isle

First Line: Dear native isle; the summer sun is glowing

21st Ballad - Roud Number: 13836

Title: We've liv'd and lov'd together

First Line: We have liv'd and lov'd together

Authors:  Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V806

Title: Oh, yes! I oft remember thee

First Line: Oh, yes! I oft remember thee

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7936

Title: A duet

First Line: Cup of nectar -- rosy nectar

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V227

Title: Dolly Day

First Line: She's just what I expected her

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V888

Title: By the gaily circling glass

First Line: By the gaily circling glass

Themes:  Drinking

26th Ballad - Roud Number: 1346

Title: Hail! smiling morn

First Line: Hail! smiling morn that tips the hill with gold

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V326

Title: Chanting Benny, or the Batch of ballads

First Line: When quite a babe my parents said

Themes:  Ballads

28th Ballad - Roud Number: V30655

Title: The queen of merry England

First Line: O the queen of merry England

Subjects:  Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:  Patriotism

29th Ballad - Roud Number: 3549

Title: The death of Nelson

First Line: O'er Nelson's tomb, with silent grief oppress'd

Authors:  Arnold, Samuel James, 1774-1852

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805

30th Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson my Jo

First Line: John Anderson, my Jo, John

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Marriage

31st Ballad - Roud Number: 23540

Title: Sweet May morn

First Line: It was early one sweet May morning

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5060

Title: Willie brew'd a peck o' maut

First Line: O Willie brew'd a peck o' maut

Themes:  Drinking

33rd Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: The bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane! my pretty Jane!

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

34th Ballad - Roud Number: V27855

Title: Drink, boys, drink

First Line: Come, push about the grog, and drink, boys drink

Themes:  Drinking

35th Ballad - Roud Number: V5958

Title: The Red cross knight

First Line: Blow, warder, blow! thy sounding horn

Themes:  Crusaders

36th Ballad - Roud Number: V2980

Title: A new version of the Admiral

First Line: How swiftly rides our gallant bark

Themes:  Naval

37th Ballad - Roud Number: V196

Title: My beautiful Rhine

First Line: How sweet 'tis to wander when day beams decline

Themes:  Rhine, river

38th Ballad - Roud Number: 1235

Title: Health to all good lasses

First Line: Here's a health to all good lasses

Themes:  Drinking

Firth b.25(600/601)

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Firth b.34(275)


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Edition - Bod6987

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul, Printer, 18 Great Saint Andrew Strect [sic] 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16083

Title: The polka

First Line: Among all classes high and low

Themes:  Dancing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2898

Title: The rose of Cashmere

First Line: By the flow'r of the valley

Firth b.26(123)

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Firth c.21(154)

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Harding B 14(165)

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Johnson Ballads 681

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Johnson Ballads 682

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Edition - Bod2091

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: John Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston

Notes:  Harding B 11(2538) is another edition. Harding B 11(2538) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 1


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9568

Title: My gentle Isabel

First Line: They tell me thou wert chang'd and smiled

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2898

Title: Rose of Cashmere

First Line: By the flower of the valley

Harding B 11(2537)

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Edition - Bod2281

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, from Pitts', Printer, and Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 31, D[udley Stree]t, (late Monmouth Street,) Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2898

Title: Rose of Cashmere

First Line: By the flower of the valley

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5976

Title: The boar hunting song

First Line: Bright sol from the east spread his beauties around

Themes:  Hunting

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15033

Title: I'm afloat

First Line: I'm afloat, I'm afloat, on the fierce rolling tide

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

Themes:  Piracy

Harding B 11(3332)

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Edition - Bod2997

Imprint Names:  Birt

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1851

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V2898

Title: Sweet Rose of Cashmere

First Line: By the flower of the valley

Harding B 15(324b)

Notes:  The illustration and the text are separately printed items. Slip


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Edition - Bod13322

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12612

Title: Such a nobby head of hair

First Line: You've called on me to sing a song

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 151

Title: The lark in the morning

First Line: As I was a walking one morning in May

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V2898

Title: Sweet rose of Cashmere

First Line: By the flow'r of the valley

Harding B 11(3684)

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Edition - Bod7810

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2647

Title: Nature's gay day

First Line: It was nature's gay day

Themes:  May day

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edward the gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel possessed of great beauty

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V9065

Title: The wreath

First Line: For me my fair a wreath has wove

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V3111

Title: Banks of Clyde

First Line: While some praise the pastoral margin of Tweed

Subjects:  Clyde River (Scotland)

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 2675

Title: The robin's petition

First Line: When the leaves had forsaken the trees

Themes:  Robin, the

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V19509

Title: Tipitywichet

First Line: This very morning handy

Themes:  Drinking

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V3339

Title: Canst thou love, yet coldly fly me

First Line: Canst thou love, yet coldly fly me?

Performers:  Wilson, Mr.

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V3939

Title: Barney Brallaghan's wedding

First Line: Dear Judy at last has gi'en the kind yes

Themes:  Marriage

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V9075

Title: The dew is on the grass

First Line: Softly, softly will I pass

Performers:  Waylett, Harriet, 1798-1851

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V3541

Title: Light cigar

First Line: Now the day is over

Tune: Law

Themes:  Smoking

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 2062

Title: The bride's farewell

First Line: Farewell, mother! tears are streaming

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V1821

Title: Where is the rover

First Line: Where, where is the rover?

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V15969

Title: I'll not throw away the flower

First Line: I'll not throw away the flower

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V2898

Title: The rose of Cashmere

First Line: By the flower of the valley

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 12880

Title: The congreve man

First Line: I am going to tell you a curious tale

Tune: The cork leg

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V29582

Title: She lived for love alone

First Line: She liv'd for love alone

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V155

Title: The mountain's brow

First Line: Away, away to the mountain's brow

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 1234

Title: Landlord fill a flowing bowl

First Line: Come landlord fill a flowing bowl

Themes:  Drinking

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V16583

Title: Deploring damsel

First Line: 'Twas when the seas were roaring

Themes:  Sailors

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V7197

Title: Swiss boy

First Line: Come arouse thee, arouse thee, my brave Swiss boy

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V5375

Title: Kate Anderson, my Kate. (An answer to John Anderson my Joe)

First Line: Kate Anderson, my ain Kate

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11234

Title: Give Isaac the nymph

First Line: Give Isaac the nymph who no beauty can boast

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V434

Title: Light bark

First Line: Off! said the stranger, off! off! & away

24th Ballad - Roud Number: 17553

Title: Merry row the bonnie bark

First Line: O, merry row, O, merry row

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V21048

Title: This rose I pluck'd at morn

First Line: This rose I pluck'd at morn

26th Ballad - Roud Number: V15537

Title: My Henry is gone

First Line: O green are the groves where with Henry I strayed

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V931

Title: Oft in the stilly night

First Line: Oft in the stilly night

Firth b.28(34)

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



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Edition - Bod7840

Imprint Names:  Watts, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Imprint: Printed and Published by T. Watts, 14, Snowhill, Birm.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5314

Title: The heart, the heart

First Line: The heart - the heart! oh let it be

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3340

Title: Fly away pretty moth

First Line: Fly away pretty moth to the shade

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1155

Title: The young May moon

First Line: The young May moon is beaming love

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V15125

Title: The monks of old

First Line: Many have told, of the monks of old

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13844

Title: The blighted flower

First Line: I had a flower within my garden growing

Themes:  Seduction

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V2898

Title: Sweet Rose of Cashmere

First Line: By the flower of the valley

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V247

Title: Bill Jenkins

First Line: The door was closed in Vestminster hall

Themes:  Parliament

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 277

Title: Seventeen come Sunday

First Line: As I walked out one May morning

9th Ballad

Title: The West countryman at church

First Line: There was an old chap lived down in the west

Tune: King and the countryman

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 13808

Title: Bessy, the sailor's bride

First Line: Poor Bessy was a sailor's bride

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13884

Title: The sailor's tear

First Line: He leapt into his boat as it lay upon the strand

Themes:  Sailors

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 24414

Title: In storms when clouds

First Line: In storms when clouds obscure the sky

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 2535

Title: Kiss me in the dark

First Line: Young William was a sailor, a handsome roving boy

Tune: Irish Molly

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V4632

Title: Firm as oak

First Line: Oh, firm as oak, and free from care

Themes:  Sailors

Firth b.28(27a)

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



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Edition - Bod20697

Imprint Names:  Harkness

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, 8, Water Street, Preston

Notes:  Harding B 11(2537) is another edition. Harding B 11(2537) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 1


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9568

Title: My gentle Isabel

First Line: They tell me thou wert chang'd & smiled

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2898

Title: Rose of Cashmere

First Line: By the flower of the valley

Harding B 11(2538)

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