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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1623 and 1661


London, Printed for Fran. Grove on Snow-hill


Ballad - Roud Number: V4234

Title: Win at first, lose at last; or, a new game at cards

First Line: Yee merry hearts that love to play

Tune: Ye gallants that delight to play

Authors:  Price, Laurence, 1628-1680

Notes:  The text is the same as: A knave at the bottom


ESTC: R182786

Subjects:  Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658Charles II, king of England, 1630-1685Booth, George, 1622-1684

Themes:  Restoration of the monarchy, 1660Politics and government - 17th century

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
41A721: Chair
43A2(+6): Private festivities, merry company (+ eating and drinking ~ festive activities)
41C71: Alcoholic drinks
41C741(+1): Pipe ~ tobacco (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)
41B313: Candlestick
41C324: Tankard

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61B2(Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649): Historical person (with NAME)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
41D221(+44): Head-gear (+ feathers used for clothes)
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
46A2: Social contrast
61I(ENGLISH REVOLUTION): Names of historical events and situations (with NAME)
41D222(RUFF): Neck-gear ~ clothing (with NAME)
45C12(STAFF): Weapons for striking a blow (with NAME)


Shelfmark: Wood 401(149)

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Shelfmark: Wood 402(71, 72)

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