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Edition - Bod6993

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: William Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1448

Title: Pretty Caroline

First Line: One morning in the month of May, how sweetly shone the sun

Themes:  Lovers reunited

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5366

Title: Hookey Walker

First Line: Forty years back this body was born

Notes:  With prose introduction

Themes:  Education

Firth b.26(129)

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Harding B 11(3150)

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Edition - Bod2471

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1842 and 1855

Imprint: Jackson and Son, (late J. Russel,) Printers, Moor Street Birmingham

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1061

Title: The wealthy farmer's son

First Line: Come all you pretty maidens fair attend to my song

Themes:  Lovers reunited

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1480

Title: The devil's in the girl

First Line: It's of a lusty gentleman returning from the play

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentPregnancy

Harding B 11(4061)

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Edition - Bod14093

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1842 and 1855

Imprint: William Jackson & Son, (late J. Russell,) Printers, Moor street, Birmingham

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 5649

Title: Answer to Undaunted Mary, or the banks of sweet Dundee

First Line: It's of a pretty ploughboy young William was his name

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusLovers reunitedNaval battles

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1922

Title: Plains of Waterloo

First Line: On the eighteenth day of June, my boys, Napoleon did advance

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Harding B 11(91)

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