Siegfried Sassoon

1940-1949

Books containing poems contributed by Siegfried Sassoon published between the years 1940 and 1949

The dates of the books listed here indicate the date on which the actual book illustrated was published. Where they are not first editions I have added that date in brackets. It should be borne in mind that Siegfried Sassoon may not have had a poem included in earlier editions.

Title:

Fear No More

Author:

Anonymous

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Cambridge University Press

Date:

1940

Description:

“Silly Sooth”

Title:

The Testament of Immortality

Author:

Selected and Arranged by N.G.

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Faber and Faber Limited

Date:

1940

Description:

“Sing Bravely in my Heart”

Title:

Heritage An Anthology of English Poems

Author:

 

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

News Chronicle

Date:

1941

Description:

“Sing Bravely”

Title:

A Book of Modern Verse (Zodiac Books)

Author:

 

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Chatto & Windus

Date:

1942

Description:

“Morning Express”

Title:

Anthology of War Poetry 1914 1918

Author:

Robert Nicholls

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Nicholson & Watson

Date:

1943

Description:

Thirteen poems

Title:

Verse of Valour

Author:

Selected by John L. Hardie

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Art and Educational Publishers Ltd.

Date:

1943

Description:

Three poems

Title:

The Heritage of Poetry

Author:

Edited by Philip Wayne

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Longmans, Green and Co.

Date:

This copy 1943 (First Edition 1940)

Description:

“To An Old Lady Dead” “Grandeur of Ghosts”

Title:

England - An Anthology

Author:

 

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Macmillan & Co.

Date:

1944

Description:

“Concert Party”

Title:

The Best Poems of 1943

Author:

 

Keynes:

B17

Publisher:

Jonathan Cape Ltd.

Date:

1944

Description:

“On Scratchbury Camp”

Title:

Other Men’s Flowers

Author:

Field Marshal Viscount Wavell GCB, GCSI, GCIE, CMG, MC.

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Jonathan Cape

Date:

1944

Description:

“The General (1917)”

Title:

An Anthology of Modern Verse 1920-1940

Author:

C. Day Lewis and L. A. G. Strong

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Reader’s Union and Methuen

Date:

1945

Description:

Two poems

Title:

Modern Verse 1900-1940

Author:

Phyllis M. Jones

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Oxford

Date:

This copy 1945 (First Edition 1940)

Description:

Four poems

Title:

Poems of Our Time 1900-1942 (Everyman’s Library No. 981)

Author:

Richard Church and M. M. Bozman

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.

Date:

1945

Description:

Five poems

Title:

Stars and Primroses

Author:

M. C. Green

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

John Lane - The Bodley Head Ltd.

Date:

1945

Description:

“Everyone Sang”

Title:

A Gateway to Poetry

Author:

Elizabeth Sturch

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Gramol Publications

Date:

1946

Description:

“Everyone Sang”

Title:

Nothing of the Town - A Countryman’s Anthology

Author:

Compiled by Bartram Deakin (Signed by him 1948)

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Frederick Muller Ltd.

Date:

1947

Description:

Fragment “On Getting Up Early,” and the poem “Everyone Sang”

Title:

Poetry of the English Speaking World

Author:

Richard Aldington

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

William Heinemann Ltd.

Date:

1947

Description:

“Aftermath”

Title:

A Tale Told - An Anthology of Narrative Poems

Author:

Edited by W. G. Bebbington

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

George Allen & Unwin Ltd.

Date:

1947

Description:

“A Working Party” “The Rear Guard” “The Death Bed”

Title:

The Bedside Book

Author:

Edited by Arthur Stanley

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Victor Gollancz Ltd.

Date:

This copy 1947 (First Edition 1944)

Description:

“Falling Asleep”

Title:

Second Selections From Modern Poets

Author:

Sir John Squire

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Martin Secker & Warberg

Date:

1948

Description:

Six poems

Title:

The Golden Book of Modern English Poetry

Author:

Thomas Cauldwell

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

J. M. Dent & Sons

Date:

This copy 1948 (First Edition 1922)

Description:

“Everyone Sang” “The Death-Bed”

Title:

Third Selections From Modern Poets

Author:

Sir John Squire

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Martin Secker

Date:

1948

Description:

Ten poems

Title:

Tribute to De La Mare

Author:

 

Keynes:

B21

Publisher:

Faber and Faber

Date:

1948

Description:

“Salutation From An Old Friend”

Title:

The Judgment of Peers - An Anthology of Poems About Poets

Author:

W. G. Bebbington

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Staples Press

Date:

1949

Description:

“At the Grave of Henry Vaughan”

Title:

The Centuries’ Poetry Vol 5.

Author:

 

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Penguin

Date:

This copy 1949 (First Edition 1938)

Description:

“Falling Asleep” “Presences Perfected”

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