EBBA ID: 20259

Magdalene College - Pepys 1.542-543
 
A most sweet Song of an English-Merchant Born in Chichester.
Date Published 1684-1686
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Imprint Printed for J. Clarke, W. Thackeray,/ and T. Passinger
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Pages 1.542, 1.543
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 1.542-543
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  Part 1
Title A most sweet Song of an English-Merchant Born in Chichester.
Tune Imprint To an Excellent New Tune.
First Lines A Rich Merchant man there was / that was both grave & wise,
Refrain A sweet thing is love, / it rules both heart and mind, / There is no comfort in this world, / to women that are kind. [no refrain to stanzas 17 and 19]
Album Page single sheet oblong folio, pasted across 2 pages, 255 x 328
Condition cropped top and bottom edges, torn top right corner, uneven inking
Ornament headpiece: 32 x 97