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History of the secret expedition [ID: 86225489]

First line reads: No more shall Scotland now in sadness mourn. On the death of a redcoat named Campbell after an encounter with a sheep. In favour of the mob hanging John Porteous, 7 Sept. 1736. In one column.

Date printed: 1736

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Speech of a Fyfe laird newly come from grave [ID: 87219769]

Two sheets. Dated at the foot of the first sheet in pencil '1840' . First line reads: What accident, what strange mishap. Signed at the foot of the second sheet: Mercuricus Scotus Hybernicus. P. W. Possibly printed as part of a larger publication.

Date printed: 1840

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(1) Sweet Dundee [ID: 74891512]

Two ballads. Sweet Dundee - first line reads: As I walk'd out one morning across the verdant/ plains. Willie we have missed you - first line reads: Oh, Willie, is it you, dear, safe, safe at home?

Author: Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864

Date printed: 1860

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(2) Annie Laurie [ID: 74891524]

Three ballads. Annie Laurie - first line reads: Maxwelton's banks are bonnie. The golden caravan - first line reads: As I walked out one morning down by a sunny bank. John Barleycorn - first line reads: John Barleycorn is a hero bold. Annie Laurie - Anonymous: by Alicia Anne Scott.

Date printed: 1850

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(3) Grand conversation under the rose [ID: 74891584]

Two ballads. Grand conversation under the rose - first line reads: As Mars and Minerva were viewing of some implements. Fate of young Henry. Answer to Caroline of Edinbro' town - first line reads: Young Henry, a sailor bold, as ever plough'd the main.

Printer: William M'Call (Firm)

Date printed: 1850

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(4) My Nannie o [ID: 74891752]

First line reads: Behind yon hills where Lugar flows. In one column with a woodcut above the title. Anonymous: by Robert Burns.

Author: Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Printer: Pitts, John, 1765-1844

Probable date printed: 1802-1819

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(5) When the kye come hame [ID: 74892019]

Two ballads. When the kye come hame - first line reads: Come all ye jolly shepherds. The brisk young lad - first line reads: There came a young man to my daddy's door. When the kye come hame - Anonymous: By James Hogg.

Author: Hogg, James, 1770-1835

Date printed: 1850

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(6) Edinburgh convicts [ID: 74892358]

Two ballads. The Edinburgh convicts - first line reads: Come all young men of learning. Farewell to Scotland - first line reads: Farewell to Scotland.

Printer: Walker, George, printer at North Shields

Date printed: 1830

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(7) Far, far upon the sea [ID: 74892697]

Three ballads. Far, far upon the sea - first line reads: Far, far upon the sea. The old arm chair - first line reads: I love it, I love it! and who shall dare. The lass o' Gowrie - first line reads: Twas on a simmer's afternoon.

Author: Nairne, Carolina Oliphant Nairne, Baroness, 1766-1845

Printer: Walker, George, printer at North Shields

Date printed: 1850

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(8) Banks of Inverary [ID: 74892724]

The banks of Inverary - first line reads: Early one summer's morning, along as I did pass. The poor drunkard's child - first line reads: In taking of my walks on a cold winter's day.

Printer: William M'Call (Firm)

Date printed: 1850

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(9) Englishman, Irishman, and Scotchman [ID: 74892751]

Englishman, Irishman, and Scotchman - first line reads: An Englishman, an Irishman. Cruel Mary Holder - first line reads: On a most unhappy man cast your eyes on.

Author: Lloyd, Arthur, 1840-1904

Date printed: 1860

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(10) Young Edward the gallant hussar [ID: 74892832]

Two ballads. Young Edward the gallant hussar - first line reads: A Damsel possess'd of great beauty. Bonnie Prince Charlie - first line reads: Cam' ye by Athol braes lad wi' the philabeg.

Date printed: 1850

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(11) Massacre of Glencoe [ID: 74892847]

The massacre of Glencoe - first line reads: Dark lowered the night on the wild distant heath. The mariner's grave - first line reads: I remember the night was stormy and wet.

Printer: Birt, Thomas, fl. 1824-1841

Probable date printed: 1833-1851

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(12) Welcome to the 78th Highlanders [ID: 74892904]

The 78th Highlanders reached Edinburgh, amid much celebration, in February 1860. First line reads: Home again to Scotia's shore.

Printer: Schenck, Emil Ernst Friedrick Theodor, 1811-1885

Date printed: 1860

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(13) Gloomy winter's now awa' [ID: 74893147]

Gloomy winter's now awa' - first line reads: Gloomy winter's now awa'. The banks of Doon - first line reads: Ye banks and braes of bonny Doon.

Date printed: 1850

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(14) Public are respectfully informed, that there is now performing daily, from twelve to three o'clock, at the City Chambers, a new and most attractive pantomimical tragi-comedy, called Forlorn Hope, alias the life and death of Toryism, alias Chrononhoton [ID: 74893156]

First line reads: To arms - to arms - my good apothecary! In two columns. There is a variant in which the word 'deceptiovisive' in the second column has been misspelt 'deceptiovsive'.

Date printed: 1820

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(15) True ande most dolourous historie of the challenge which passed betweene Lokhearte, Emperoure of the Mohocks, and Skotte, King of the Baldwinians, in the which is narrated the melancolique and greivouse flight of the Emperoure and his squyar from the ons [ID: 74893171]

First line reads: God prosper longe good Eboyne. At head of text: imprinted by Baillie Blatherwyg, at the signe of the Blue Cowe, Totherwicke's Wynde, Edinboro, 1595. An account, in verse, of the duel fought, on Lockhart's behalf, by J.H. Christie and J. Scott which took place in 1821.

Author: Twaddeltone, Timothie

Printer: Webster, David, printer and bookseller in Edinburgh

Date printed: 1821

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(16) Johnny Armstrong [ID: 74893315]

First line reads: Is there ever a man in fair Scotland. In two columns.

Date printed: 1850

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(17) Barrin' o' the door [ID: 74893318]

The barrin' o' the door - first line reads: It fell about the Martinmas time. Westling winds - first line reads: Now westling winds and slaught'ring/ guns. In two columns with an illustration above the first.

Author: Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Printer: Such, Henry Parker, fl. 1849 - 1851

Date printed: 1855

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(18) Annie Laurie [ID: 74894347]

First line reads: Maxwelton's braes are bonnie. In one column with an illustration above the title and another at the foot of the column.

Author: Scott, John Douglas, Lady, 1810-1900

Probable date printed: 1835

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(19) Highland soldier [ID: 74895067]

The Highland soldier - first line reads: Of all the towns that I have been in. Poor man's labour never done - first line reads: When I was a young man I lived rarely.

Printer: Walker, George, 1758-1835

Date printed: 1850

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(21) Return o my love [ID: 74895784]

Return O my love - first line reads: Return O my love and we'el [sic] never never/ part. The banks of Allan water - first line reads: On the banks of Allan water. The soldier's tear - first line reads: Upon the hill he turn'd. Wilt thou say farewell love - first line reads: Wilt thou say farewell, love. In two columns with an illustration above each. Four ballads.

Printer: Pitts, John, 1765-1844

Probable date printed: 1820-1844

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(22) Cork leg [ID: 74896165]

The cork leg - first line reads: A tale I tell now without any flam. Bonnie Prince Charlie - first line reads: Cam' ye by Athol braes' lad wi' the philabeg. In two columns with an illustration above the second.

Printer: Walker, George, printer at North Shields

Date printed: 1850

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(24) Banks of Doon [ID: 74897248]

The banks of Doon - first line reads: Ye banks and braes of bonny Doon. The bill sticker - first line reads: I'm Sammy Slap the bill-sticker, and you must all agree, sirs. In two columns with an illustration above each. Two ballads.

Author: Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Date printed: 1850