EBBA 21853

Magdalene College - Pepys
 
The Seaman's Compass: / OR / A dainty new Ditty composed and pend, / The deeds of brave Sea-men to praise and commend / Twas made by a Maid that to Gravesend did pass, / Now mark and you quickly shall know how it was.
Date Published 1678-1680
Author Lawrence Price
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Imprint Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere J. Wright, J. Clark W. Thackeray, and / T. Passinger.
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 4.191
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 4.191
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Title The Seaman's Compass: / OR / A dainty new Ditty composed and pend, / The deeds of brave Sea-men to praise and commend / Twas made by a Maid that to Gravesend did pass, / Now mark and you quickly shall know how it was.
Tune Imprint To the Tune of, The Tyrant hath stolen.
First Lines AS lately I travelled / towards Gravesend,
Refrain There's none but a Seaman / shall marry with me. [stanzas 1-8, 10; with variations]
Album Page 1/2 sheet oblong folio, 195 x 282
Condition cropped right edge, cropped and torn bottom edge, uneven inking
Ornament vertical rules