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Books by John Masefield

John Masefield was born in Ledbury, Herefordshire, in 1878. He was orphaned at an early age and, after a brief period at the King's School, Warwick, was educated aboard the Liverpool school-ship Conway. As an apprentice, Masefield sailed round Cape Horn in 1894; as a result of sickness, he was classified a Distressed British Sailor upon arrival in Chile. After convalescence in England he secured a new position in New York. Although he crossed the Atlantic, he never reported for duty. He later noted, "I was going to be a writer, come what might." After a period of homelessness and vagrancy, bar and factory work in America, Masefield returned to England in 1897. His first published poem appeared in a periodical in 1899. The friendship of W.B. Yeats provided encouragement, and in 1902 Salt-Water Ballads was published. A distinguished literary career followed, with work across a broad range of genres. Masefield was appointed poet laureate in 1930, and awarded the Order of Merit in 1935. He died in 1967; his ashes are buried in Poet's Corner, Westminster Abbey.Philip Errington is an antiquarian book expert within the Department of Printed Books and Manuscripts at Sotheby's in London. A graduate of the University of London, he read for his BA, MA and PhD at University College. In 2000 he was appointed a visiting research fellow of the University of London, Institute of English Studies. He was appointed editor of The Journal of the John Masefield Society in 1997. He was responsible for, and introduced, facsimile centenary editions of Masefield's Salt-Water Ballads in 2002 and Ballads in 2003. His bibliography, John Masefield, The 'Great Auk' of English Literature, is published by the British Library.
The Box of Delights By John Masefield
The Box of Delightsby John Masefield
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The Midnight Folk By John Masefield
The Midnight Folkby John Masefield
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The Box of Delights By John Masefield
The Box of Delightsby John Masefield
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The Box of Delights By John Masefield
The Box of Delightsby John Masefield
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Reynard the Fox By John Masefield
Reynard the Foxby John Masefield
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Box of Delights By John Masefield
Box of Delightsby John Masefield
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Box of Delights By John Masefield
The Box of Delightsby John Masefield
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The Box of Delights By John Masefield
The Box of Delightsby John Masefield
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The Midnight Folk By John Masefield
The Midnight Folkby John Masefield
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The Box of Delights By John Masefield
The Box of Delightsby John Masefield
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The Bird of Dawning By John Masefield
The Bird of Dawningby John Masefield
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The Midnight Folk By John Masefield
The Midnight Folkby John Masefield
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Sea Poems By John Masefield
Sea Poemsby John Masefield
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Right Royal By John Masefield
Right Royalby John Masefield
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Jim Davis By John Masefield
Jim Davisby John Masefield
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Selected Poems By John Masefield
Selected Poemsby John Masefield
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The Bird of Dawning By John Masefield
The Bird of Dawningby John Masefield
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The Midnight Folk By John Masefield
The Midnight Folkby John Masefield
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Collected Poems By John Masefield
Collected Poemsby John Masefield
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The Box of Delights By John Masefield
The Box of Delightsby John Masefield
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Sea Life in Nelson's Time By John Masefield
Sea Life in Nelson's Timeby John Masefield
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Live and Kicking Ned By John Masefield
Live and Kicking Nedby John Masefield
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A Mainsail Haul By John Masefield
A Mainsail Haulby John Masefield
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Old Front Line By John Masefield
Old Front Lineby John Masefield
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Dead Ned By John Masefield
Dead Nedby John Masefield
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William Shakespeare By John Masefield
William Shakespeareby John Masefield
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Letters to Reyna By John Masefield
Letters to Reynaby John Masefield
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The Box of Delights By John Masefield
The Box of Delightsby John Masefield
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Jim Davis By John Masefield
Jim Davisby John Masefield
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Midnight Folk By John Masefield
Midnight Folkby John Masefield
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Sea Life in Nelson's Time By John Masefield
Sea Life in Nelson's Timeby John Masefield
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The Old Front Line By John Masefield
The Old Front Lineby John Masefield
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The Old Front Line By John Masefield
The Old Front Lineby John Masefield
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Twenty-five Days By John Masefield
Twenty-five Daysby John Masefield
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Selected Poems By John Masefield
Selected Poemsby John Masefield
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Dauber By John Masefield
Dauberby John Masefield
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Right Royal By John Masefield
Right Royalby John Masefield
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The Faithful By John Masefield
The Faithfulby John Masefield
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