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Edition - Bod1262

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Machine Printer & Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough S.E.

Notes:  Firth c.12(253) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 656

1st 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:  Indies

Themes:  MerchantsCourtship - difference in social statusTransvestismWomen sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13846

Title: Come back to Erin

First Line: Come back to Erin, mavourneen, mavourneen

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Firth b.26(266)

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Edition - Bod2412

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle and Co. Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury

Notes:  Harding B 11(3764) is another impression.

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3826

Title: Terence's farewell

First Line: So, my Kathleen, you're going to leave me

Authors:  Dufferin and Clandeboye, Helen Selina Sheridan, Baroness, 1807-1867

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 536

Title: William & Harriet

First Line: It's of a rich gentleman near London did dwell

Themes:  Cruel parentsWomen sailorsTransvestismShipwreckCourtship - difference in social status

Firth b.26(248)

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Edition - Bod20843

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High-street, St. Giles

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 539

Title: Cruel father and affectionate lovers

First Line: It's of a damsel both fair and handsome

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusLovers partedTransvestismCruel father

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4121

Title: You would not leave your Norah

First Line: You would not leave your Norah?

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2806 b.11(42/43)

Notes:  2806 b.11(42/43) is a divided sheet.

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2806 b.11(235)

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Firth b.25(145)

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