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Edition - Bod6312

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.Vere, T.Wright, J.Clarke, J.Thackeray, W.Passinger, T.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1678 and 1680

Imprint: Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, J. Wright, J. Clarke, W. Thackery, and T. Passenger


Ballad - Roud Number: V4812

Title: A strange banquet: or, The Devils entertainment by Cook Laurel, at the Peak in Devonshire

First Line: Cook Laurel would have the devil his guest

Tune: Cook Laurel

Authors:  Jonson, Ben, 1573-1637

References:

ESTC: R235695

Themes:  Cannibalism

Firth b.19(32)

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Edition - Bod8526

Imprint Names:  Scott, J.Wood, J.

Imprint Locations:  PittenweemEdinburgh

Date  18--

Imprint: J. Scott, Pittenweem; Sold at 49 N. Richmond St., and 6 High Riggs, Edinburgh

Series Identifier: 157


Ballad - Roud Number: V10218

Title: Loss of the ship Francis Spede, dreadful sufferings of the crew

First Line: You landsmen and you seamen bold

Notes:  See Firth c.12(97) for another version of this ballad

Themes:  Cannibalism

Firth c.12(98)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod15710

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: [Sanderson], Edinburgh


Ballad

Title: The loss of the Francis Spaight

First Line: Ye landsmen all, on you I call, and gallant seamen too

Themes:  Cannibalism

Firth c.12(97)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Harding B 17(172a)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod5640

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at Pitts Wholesale Toy and Marb [sic] Warhouse [sic], 6, Great st. Andrew street 7 di[als]


Ballad - Roud Number: 552

Title: New York streets

First Line: As I was walking up New York streets

Themes:  CannibalismShipwreckWomen sailors

Firth c.12(100)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1364)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10069

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: Printed and Sold by H. Such, 123, Union Street, Boro' S.E.

Series Identifier: 209


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 15912

Title: The barrel of pork

First Line: Two Israelite brothers in New York once dwelt

Subjects:  New York (N.Y.)

Themes:  CannibalismJews

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V981

Title: Poor married man

First Line: Oh, what sorrow a poor man's life is

Themes:  Domestic economyPawnbrokers

Firth c.20(132)

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Harding B 11(170)

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Edition - Bod8704

Imprint Names:  Wilson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Whitehaven

Imprint: At T. Wilson's, No. 45, King Street, Whitehaven


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V29751

Title: The lover's resolution

First Line: Love it is a killing thing, I've heard the people say

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 552

Title: New York street

First Line: As I was walking up New York street

Themes:  MerchantsCannibalismTransvestismWomen sailors

Firth c.13(299)

Notes:  Torn top edge


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