MS Eng 811.9
Masefield, John, 1878-1967. John Masefield poems, undated: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Call No.: MS Eng 811.9
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Masefield, John, 1878-1967.
Title: John Masefield poems,
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.08 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Autograph manuscript and typescript poems by the English poet John Masefield.
68M-7. Gift of Mr. Crocker Wight 74 State Street Boston, Massachusetts; received: 1968 August 1; and purchased from Paul C. Richards, 233 Harvard Street Brookline, Massachusetts
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John Masefield Poems, undated (MS Eng 811.9). Houghton Library, Harvard University.
John Masefield was an English poet, playwright, and novelist. He served as England's
poet laureate from 1930 until his death in 1967.
Arranged alphabetically by title.
Includes autograph manuscript and typescript poems and notes on Sir Francis Drake.
- (1). Masefield, John, 1878-1967. By law, in power and beauty, the stars haste... [1st line of poem] A.MS.(unsigned);[n.p.,n.d.] 1s.(2p.).
Also contains "In every hundred years, when mastering speed..."
- (2). Masefield, John, 1878-1967. [Ossian: part III] A.MS.s.;[n.p.,n.d.] 6s.(7p.).
- (3). Masefield, John, 1878-1967. Ossian's end. A.MS.(unsigned);[n.p.,n.d.] 42f.(46p.)
Also contains: "A song for Christmas morning" (f.10v-11 and f.26); notes on Sir Frances Drake (f.26v-27) "Most bitter cold it was as we stood north..."(f.28-36) and "Swift, splendid flight be yours, to welcoming lands..." (f.40-41v).
- (4). Masefield, John, 1878-1967. [A word with Sir Francis Drake...] A.MS.(unsigned);[n.p.,n.d.] 13s.(16p.)
With a TS. copy, 6s.(6p.).