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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 - Bod6760

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1842 and 1855

Imprint: Jackson and son, (late J. Russell Printers, Birmingham

Notes:  Firth b.26(187) is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4372

Title: Old Mr. December

First Line: Old Mr. December he lost his wife

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 262

Title: Margaret Walker

First Line: My parents reared me tenderly

Themes:  Letter-writingCourtship - difference in social statusEmigration

Firth b.25(478)

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Harding B 11(2819)

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Edition - Bod13228

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, No. 10, Great St. Andrew-Street, Seven Dials, London, (wholesale and retail)


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1050

Title: The frozen river

First Line: When winter chains from shore to shore

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2869

Title: Rose bud in summer

First Line: When the rose bud in summer

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V815

Title: Smile again, bonny lassie

First Line: Smile again my bonny lassie

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 23133

Title: The bewilder'd maid

First Line: Slow broke the light & sweet breath'd the morn

Themes:  Soldiers - death in battle

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1681

Title: He's all the world to me

First Line: O'er the brake, or o'er the mountain

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V4372

Title: Old Mr. December

First Line: Old Mr December he lost his wife

Themes:  Domestic relationsMarriage - age difference

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V852

Title: Sons of Albion

First Line: You sons of Albion take up your arms

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1067

Title: The frozen tear

First Line: On beds of snow the moon-beam slept

Harding B 11(3536)

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Johnson Ballads 57

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Edition - Bod7052

Imprint Names:  Russell, S.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1840 and 1851

Imprint: Samuel Russell, Printer, 24, Old Meeting-street Nephew to the late Joseph Russell, Moor-street, Birmingham

Notes:  Firth b.25(478) is another edition. Firth b.25(478) is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4372

Title: Old Mr. December

First Line: Old Mr December he lost his wife

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 262

Title: Margaret Walker

First Line: My parents reared me tenderly

Subjects:  IrelandGlasgow (Scotland)New York, N.Y

Themes:  Rejected suitorLetter-writing

Firth b.26(187)

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Edition - Bod22221

Imprint Names:  Evans, R.

Imprint Locations:  Chester

Imprint: [Evans, Printer, Chester]


Ballad - Roud Number: V4372

Title: Mr. December

First Line: Old Mr. December he lost his wife

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

2806 c.17(282)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(398)


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Edition - Bod22415

Imprint Names:  Wright, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1820 and 1855

Imprint: Wright, Printer, Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: V4372

Title: Mr. December

First Line: Old mr. December he lost his wife

Themes:  Marriage

2806 c.17(283)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(428)


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