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Edition - Bod8264

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer, 177, Union-street, Boro'

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 553

Title: Caroline and her young sailor bold!

First Line: It is of a nobleman's daughter

Themes:  TransvestismWomen sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V14976

Title: Take back those gems you gave me

First Line: Take back those gems you gave me

Themes:  Rejected suitor

Firth c.12(241)

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Harding B 11(541)

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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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