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Edition - Bod23789

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1663 and 1674

Imprint: Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, and J. Wright

Sheet References:  ESTC: R232413

1st Ballad

Title: An excellent ballad of the mercers son of Midhurst, and the clothiers daughter of Guildford

First Line: There was a wealthy man, in Sussex he did dwell

Tune: Dainty come thou to me

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1205

Title: A ballad, intituled The Old man's complaint against his wretched son

First Line: All you that fathers be

Douce Ballads 2(169b)

Notes:  Two ballads, not necessarily from the same sheet. The first bears the imprint and illustration.


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