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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1644 and 1680


Printed for Tho. Vere, at the sign of the Angel, without New- gate


4o Rawl. 566(128) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V2964

Title: Joy after sorrow, being the sea-mans return from Jamaica

First Line: There was a maid as I heard tell

Tune: My love is gone to Bohemy, or, wet and weary

Authors:  Price, Laurence, 1628-1680


ESTC: R234925

Subjects:  IndiesJamaica

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentSailorsPregnancy

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41D2332: Shoes, sandals
41D223(DOUBLET): Clothing for the upper part of the body (with NAME)
41D231: Trousers, breeches
41D223(SHAWL)(+81): Clothing for the upper part of the body (with NAME) (+ men's clothes)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D262: Fan
41D261: Handkerchief
31B6(+933): Morphology of human expression (+ holding something)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C22: Armour
41D221(+44): Head-gear (+ feathers used for clothes)
44B113: King
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword


Shelfmark: Wood E 25(60)

Notes:  Title cropped. MS annotation below imprint: 1648.

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