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Edition - Bod4827

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: London: Printed for Phil. Brooksby, at the Sign of the Golden- ball in Pye-corner, near West-smithfield

Ballad - Roud Number: V31907

Title: The new and true touch of the times: or, No jest like a true jest

First Line: The poor of this kingdom such times never knew

Authors:  Joy, Thomas

Themes:  PovertyEconomy and trade - 17th century

Firth c.23(81)

Notes:  Negative photograph of: Pepys Ballads IV:332

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