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Edition - Bod5927

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, Seven-dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 141

Title: The golden glove

First Line: A wealthy young squire of Tamworth we hear

Notes:  The same setting of type, but with a different cut, appears in a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(1358)

Themes:  FarmersTransvestism

Harding B 17(115a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 839

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod2569

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

Notes:  Firth b.27(13) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1618

Title: Young Henry of the raging main

First Line: One summer's morning as day was dawning

Subjects:  India

Themes:  SailorsTransvestismWomen sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V685

Title: Listen dear Fanny

First Line: Listen dear Fanny, oh, listen to me

Harding B 11(4366)

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Edition - Bod12054

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, Toy and Marble Warehouse, Great St. Andrew-street, Seven Dials. Sold also by D. Goodwin, 204, Whitechapel Road, near the London Hospital


1st Ballad

Title: Lady's trip to Kennedy

First Line: There was a gallant lady

Themes:  TransvestismWomen sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5195

Title: Banner of war

First Line: Behold the Britannia how stately and brave

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V486

Title: Affectionate soldier

First Line: Twas in the evening of a wintry day

Authors:  Carey, George Saville, 1743-1807

Notes:  Harding B 25(14) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 11(2039)

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Edition - Bod8258

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts, Printer, & Wholesale Toy Warehouse 6 Great st, Andrew street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V1277

Title: Female tar

First Line: Come all you blooming damsels & listen to my song

Themes:  TransvestismWomen sailors

Firth c.12(248)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(649)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5790

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, Seven-dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 141

Title: The golden glove

First Line: A wealthy young squire of Tamworth we hear

Themes:  Social statusTransvestism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1663

Title: Pensioner's complaint against his wife

First Line: You neighbours all listen, a story I'll tell

Themes:  MarriageSoldiersHousework

Harding B 11(1358)

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Edition - Bod133

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6 Great st. Andrew street 7 dials

Notes:  Sheet is printed on both sides. With: The Wonderful adventures of Mr. O'Finn, in search of Mother Clifton [prose] Firth b.26(174) is another edition of this ballad alone


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8636

Title: The faithless captain, or Betrayed virgin

First Line: O in prime of years when I was young

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 813 is a copy of this ballad alone

Themes:  SeductionTransvestismWomen sailorsAges of man

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23117

Title: World turn'd upside down

First Line: When I left the cot of my dad

Themes:  Countryman in London

3rd Ballad
Johnson Ballads 713

Notes:  Sheet is printed on both sides. With: The Wonderful adventures of Mr. O'Finn, in search of Mother Clifton [prose]




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Edition - Bod1989

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

Title: The London merchant

First Line: Its of a rich merchant near London we hear

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusMerchantsWomen sailorsTransvestismMurder

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3046

Title: The red haired man's wife. A new song

First Line: Ye muses nine combine and lend me your aid

Themes:  Rejected suitorLetter-writingRed hair

Harding B 11(2188)

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Edition - Bod2219

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 398

Title: Poor Caroline of Edinburgh town

First Line: Come all young men and maidens attend unto my rhyme

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7560

Title: The constant pair; or, The pretty 'prentice boy

First Line: Come all you pretty maidens and a story I'll tell

Subjects:  Liverpool (England)Indies

Themes:  ApprenticesCourtship - difference in social statusWomen sailorsTransvestismMerchants

Harding B 11(3063)

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