WORKS BY JOHN MASEFIELD

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POEMS, VERSE PLAYS & VOLUMES OF VERSE

  • Salt-Water Ballads (1902)

  • Ballads (1903)

  • Ballads and Poems (1910)

  • The Everlasting Mercy (1911)

  • The Widow in the Bye Street (1912)

  • The Story of a Round-House (1912)

  • The Daffodil Fields (1913)

  • Dauber (1913)

  • Philip the King and other poems (1914)

  • Good Friday (1916)

  • Sonnets (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1916)

  • Sonnets and Poems (1916)

  • Lollingdon Downs and other poems, with sonnets (1917)

  • Rosas (1918)

  • Collected Poems and Plays, 2 vols. (1918)

  • Reynard the Fox (1919)

  • Animula (1920)

  • Enslaved and other poems (1920)

  • Right Royal (1920)

  • King Cole (1921)

  • The Dream (1922)

  • Selected Poems (1922)

  • A King's Daughter (1923)

  • Collected Poems (1923)

  • Tristan and Isolt (1927)

  • The Coming of Christ (1928)

  • Midsummer Night and other tales in verse (1928)

  • Easter (1929)

  • South and East (1929)

  • The Wanderer of Liverpool (1930)

  • Minnie Maylow's Story and other tales and scenes (1931)

  • A Tale of Troy (1932)

  • A Letter from Pontus (1936)

  • The Country Scene (1937)

  • Tribute to Ballet (1938)

  • Some Verses to some Germans (1939)

  • Some Memories of W.B. Yeats (1940)

  • Gautama the Enlightened and other verse (1941)

  • Natalie Maisie and Pavilastukay (1942)

  • Land Workers (1942)

  • A Generation Risen (1942)

  • Wonderings (between one and six years) (1943)

  • On the Hill (1949)

  • The Bluebells and other verse (1961)

  • Old Raiger and other verse (1964)

  • In Glad Thanksgiving (1967)

  • Sea-Fever: Selected Poems of John Masefield (2004)

  • Spunyarn: Sea-Poetry of John Masefield (XXXX)

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NOVELS

  • Captain Margaret (1908)

  • Multitude and Solitude (1909)

  • Martin Hyde (1910)

  • Lost Endeavour (1910)

  • The Street of To-Day (1911)

  • Jim Davis (1911)

  • Sard Harker (1924)

  • Odtaa (1926)

  • The Midnight Folk (1927)

  • The Hawbucks (1929)

  • The Bird of Dawning (1933)

  • The Taking of the Gry (1934)

  • The Box of Delights (1935)

  • Victorious Troy (1935)

  • Eggs and Baker (1936)

  • The Square Peg (1937)

  • Dead Ned (1938)

  • Live and Kicking Ned (1939)

  • Basilissa (1940)

  • Conquer (1941)

  • Badon Parchments (1947)

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PROSE PLAYS

  • The Tragedy of Nan and other plays (1909)

  • The Tragedy of Pompey the Great (1910)

  • The Faithful (1915)

  • The Locked Chest [and] The Sweeps of '98 (1916)

  • Melloney Holtspur (1922)

  • The Trial of Jesus (1925)

  • End and Beginning (1933)

  • A Play of St. George (1948)

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MISCELLANEOUS PROSE

  • A Mainsail Haul (1905)

  • Sea Life in Nelson's Time (1905)

  • On the Spanish Main (1906)

  • A Tarpaulin Muster (1907)

  • My Faith in Woman Suffrage (1910)

  • A Book of Discoveries (1910)

  • William Shakespeare (1911)

  • Gallipoli (1916)

  • The Old Front Line (1917)

  • The War and the Future (1918)

  • St. George and the Dragon (1919)

  • The Battle of the Somme (1919)

  • The Taking of Helen (1923)

  • Recent Prose (1925)

  • Shakespeare and Spiritual Life (1924)

  • With the living voice (1925)

  • The Conway from her foundation to the present day (1933)

  • The nine days wonder (1941)

  • In the Mill (1941)

  • New Chum (1941)

  • A Macbeth Production (1945)

  • St. Katherine of Ledbury and other Ledbury papers (1951)

  • So Long to Learn (1952)

  • Grace before ploughing (1966)

  • John Masefield's Great War (2007)

Those requiring further information are recommended to consult:

  • Philip W. Errington, John Masefield - The 'Great Auk' of English Literature - A Bibliography, The British Library / Oak Knoll Press, 2004


Previous bibliographical works on Masefield include:

  • Charles H. Simmons, A Bibliography of John Masefield, Oxford / Columbia University Presses, Oxford and New York, 1930

  • Geoffrey Handley-Taylor, John Masefield, O.M. The Queen's Poet Laureate. A Bibliography..., Cranbrook Tower Press, London, 1960

  • Crocker Wight, John Masefield - A Bibliographical Description of his First, Limited, Signed and Special Editions, Library of the Boston Athenaeum, Boston, Mass., second edition, 1992


Additional bibliographical problems will be gratefully received by Dr. Philip W. Errington, c/o Dept. of Printed Books and Manuscripts, Sotheby's, 34-35 New Bond Street, London, W1A 2AA.