Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1672 and 1696


Printed for P. Brooksby, at the Golden Ball by the Hospital- G[ate in] West-smith-field


Douce Ballads 2(247a) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V3107

Title: The west-country delight: or, Hey for Zommerset-shire

First Line: In summer time when flowers do sping [sic]

Tune: O how they did firk it


ESTC: R231934

Subjects:  Somerset (England)

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48C7354: Bagpipe, musette
48CC7525: One person playing wind instrument - CC - out of doors

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48CC7525: One person playing wind instrument - CC - out of doors
43C943: Group dancing around someone or something (folk dancing)


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 2(242b)

Notes:  Douce Ballads 2(242b); imprint torn.

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Shelfmark: Harding B 39(21)

Notes:  Harding B 39(21) is a photograph of Douce Ballads 2(242b).

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