EBBA ID: 22342

Magdalene College - Pepys 5.420
 
THE / Maiden LOTTERY: / Containing Seventy Thousand Tickets; each a Guinney; the / Prizes being Rich and Loving Husbands, from three Thousand to one / Hundred a Year, which Lottery will begin to draw on next Valentine's Day. / Then Pretty Lasses venture now, / Kind Fortune may her Smiles allow.
Date Published 1672-1696 ?
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Imprint LONDON: Printed for P. Brooksby, at the Golden-ball in Pye-Corner
License Licensed according to Order.
Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 5.420
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 5.420
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  Part 1
Title THE / Maiden LOTTERY: / Containing Seventy Thousand Tickets; each a Guinney; the / Prizes being Rich and Loving Husbands, from three Thousand to one / Hundred a Year, which Lottery will begin to draw on next Valentine's Day. / Then Pretty Lasses venture now, / Kind Fortune may her Smiles allow.
Tune Imprint To the Tune of, The Evening Ramble.
First Lines YOung Ladies that live in the City, / sweet beautiful proper and tall,
Refrain Of her that shall light of a fortunate Lott; / There's six of three thousand a Year to begot. (with variations; not stanza 8)
Album Page 1/2 sheet folio, 250 x 170
Condition cropped top and right edges, creased, uneven inking
Ornament vertical rules