Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1784 and 1807


Sold by S. Hazard ... at Bath: By J. Marshall ... No. 17, Queen-Street, Cheap-Side, and No. 4, Aldermary Church-Yard; R. White, Piccadilly, London


2803 b.1(8) is another edition.

Series Identifier:

Cheap repository


Ballad - Roud Number: V17549

Title: The market woman, a true tale; or Honesty is the best policy

First Line: A farmer's wife to market went

Authors:  More, Hannah, 1745-1833


ESTC: T38985


IconClass Codes:
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
25I141: Street
46B11: Market
46B3311: Scales
31B6(+926): Morphology of human expression (+ despairing)
41A1: Civic architecture; edifices; dwellings
46B33: Weighing
46B91: Fraudulence, swindling
46BB2: Persons engaged in trade and commerce - BB - women engaged in trade and commerce


Shelfmark: Harding B 7(1)

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