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Edition - Bod1068

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at Pitts, Wholesale Toy Warehouse 6, Gre[at] st Andrew street, 7 dials


Ballad

Title: The queen of May

First Line: When the winter is gone and the summer is come

Themes:  Rural societyMay day

Firth c.18(154)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(216a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod2143

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4441

Title: Nothing

First Line: When rhyming & verses at first were in fashion

Performers:  Williams, Mr.

Performance Locations:  Vauxhall Gardens

2nd Ballad

Title: The queen of May

First Line: When the winter is gone and the summer is come

Themes:  Rural societyMay day

Harding B 11(2727)

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Edition - Bod5351

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer Wholesale toy and marble warehouse 6, Great st Andrew street 7 dials

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 733 is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13403

Title: [She's] down in the village a waiting for me

First Line: They tell us that Venus arose from the sea

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: The merry little soldier

First Line: I'm a merry little soldier

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5569

Title: Far over land

First Line: Far over land far over wave, a pilgrim I am roaming

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 2678

Title: She's fail'd in her truth

First Line: And has she then fail'd in her truth

Themes:  Rejected suitor

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 7759

Title: Why are you wandering here I pray?

First Line: Why are you wand'ring her[e] I pray?

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

Performance Locations:  Haymarket Theatre

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1749

Title: [G]allant trobadour [sic]

First Line: Glowing with love on fire [for fame]

7th Ballad

Title: The queen of May

First Line: When the winter is gone and [the summer] is come

Themes:  Rural societyMay day

Johnson Ballads 735

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Johnson Ballads 3069

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Edition - Bod1841

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer Wholesale toy and marble warehouse, 6, Great st Andrew street 7 dials

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 735 is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13403

Title: She's down in the village a waiting for me

First Line: They tell us that Venus arose from the sea

Themes:  Mythology, classical

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: The merry little soldier

First Line: [I]'m a merry little soldier

Subjects:  India

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5569

Title: Far over land

First Line: Far over land far over wave, a pilgrim I am roaming

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 2678

Title: She's failed in her truth

First Line: And has she then fail'd in her truth

Themes:  Rejected suitor

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 7759

Title: Why are you wandering here I pray?

First Line: Why are you wandering her[e] I pray?

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

Performance Locations:  Haymarket Theatre

Themes:  SeductionRural society

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1749

Title: Gallant trobadour [sic]

First Line: Glowing with love on fire for [fame]

7th Ballad

Title: The queen of May

First Line: When the winter is gone and [the summer] is come

Themes:  Rural societyMay day

Firth b.26(143)

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Harding B 11(299)

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Johnson Ballads 733

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Johnson Ballads 734

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Edition - Bod13810

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrews Street Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V354

Title: The Chummies society

First Line: I'm a master sweep you all must know

Themes:  FeastsChimney-sweepsMay DayBoxingPolice

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V14364

Title: Little gipsey lass

First Line: A gipsey I was born and a gipsey I remain

Themes:  AdulteryGipsiesRural society

Harding B 11(615)

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