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Edition - Bod6994

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5128

Title: Down among the dead men

First Line: Here's a health to the king and a lasting peace

Authors:  Dyer, J.

Themes:  Drinking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3983

Title: Sights of --- fair!

First Line: The morning is so pleasant

Themes:  Fairs

Firth b.26(13)

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Edition - Bod13876

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Harding B 11(2749) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3846

Title: Oh! George, tell them to stop

First Line: Of course you have heard of the great fancy fair

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Fairs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V29847

Title: You done it although you are old

First Line: One night in the street I chanced for to meet

Themes:  Paternity

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15216

Title: Sullivan's wedding

First Line: Shure I've only just come from the doctors

Themes:  DrinkingIrish

Johnson Ballads 2717

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Edition - Bod7435

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: V4005

Title: The humours of this town

First Line: Let us be merry, it's no use to cry

Themes:  WomenFairsDrinking

Firth b.26(71)

Notes:  Slip


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