Siegfried Sassoon

1950-1959

Books containing poems contributed by Siegfried Sassoon published between the years 1950 and 1959

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:

Contemporary Verse (The Penguin Poets)

Author:

Edited by Kenneth Allott

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Penguin

Date:

1950

Description:

Two Poems

Title:

Wilfred Pickles Personal Choice - A Selection of his Favourite Poems

Author:

Wilfred Pickles

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Werner Laurie

Date:

1950

Description:

“Dreamers”

Title:

Poems of Today (Fourth Series)

Author:

 

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Macmillan and Co Ltd

Date:

1951

Description:

Two Poems

Title:

Robert Ross (See below)

Author:

Edited by Margery Ross

Keynes:

B24

Publisher:

Jonathan Cape Ltd

Date:

1952

Description:

“To Robert Ross” “Dream Pictures” Two Letters

Title:

The Poet’s Pageant (Paths to Parnassus)

Author:

J. D. Campbell

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

McDougall’s Educational Company Ltd.

Date:

Undated (Inscription 1959)

Description:

“Morning Express”

Title:

The Book of Cricket Verse

Author:

Edited by Gerald Brodribb

Keynes:

B27

Publisher:

Rupert Hart-Davis

Date:

1953

Description:

“The Blues At Lords” “The Extra Inch”

Title:

An Anthology of Contemporary Verse

Author:

Margaret J. O’Donnell

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Blackie & Son Ltd

Date:

1953

Description:

Four Poems

Title:

The Faber Book of Twentieth Century Verse (Anthology 1900-1950)

Author:

Edited by John Heath-Stubbs and David Wright

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Faber and Faber

Date:

1953

Description:

Five Poems

Title:

The Crowning Privilege

Author:

Robert Graves

Keynes:

B30

Publisher:

Cassell & Company

Date:

1955

Description:

“Because The Duke Of York Is Duke Of York”

Title:

The Book of a Thousand Poems

Author:

Not noted

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Evans Brothers Limited

Date:

1956 (First Edition 1942)

Description:

South Wind, Daybreak in a Garden, A Child’s Prayer.

Title:

The Chatto Book of Modern Poetry 1915-1955

Author:

Edited by C. Day Lewis and John Lehmann

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Chatto and Windus

Date:

1956

Description:

Three poems

Title:

The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-191

Author:

Chosen and Edited by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Oxford

Date:

This edition 1957 (First Edition 1900)

Description:

“In Me, Past, Present, Future Meet” “Everyone Sang”

Title:

The Poetry Society’s Verse Speaking Anthology 1957

Author:

The Poetry Society

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

The Poetry Society

Date:

1957

Description:

“Morning Express”

Title:

Peninsula, Anthology of Verse from the West Country

Author:

Edited by Charles Causley

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Macdonald

Date:

1957

Description:

Five poems

Title:

New Poems 1958

Author:

Ed. Bonamy Dobree, Louis MacNeice, Philip Larkin

Keynes:

B32

Publisher:

Michael Joseph

Date:

1958

Description:

“Neighbours” “The Deceiver”

Title:

The Harrap Book of Modern Verse

Author:

Edited by Maurice Wollman and Kathleen Parker

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.

Date:

1958

Description:

Four poems

Title:

The Sheldon Book of Verse - Book III

Author:

Compiled by P G Smith & J F Wilkins

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Oxford University Press

Date:

1959

Description:

Morning Express” and “When I’m Alone”

Title:

Further Poems of Spirit and Action

Author:

W. M. Smyth

Keynes:

Not Collated

Publisher:

Arnold Smyth Ltd.

Date:

1959

Description:

“Trench Duty”

Robert Ross Friend of Friends

‘Robert Ross - Friend of Friends Being Letters to Robert Ross Art Critic and Writer Together with Extracts from his Published Articles.’ (Keynes B24) Edited by Margery Ross, published in 1952 by Jonathan Cape.

Siegfried Sassoon’s contributions being the poem “To Robert Ross” and two letters dated 18th March and 1st April, 1917, including the prose piece “Dream Pictures.”

Go to the Robert Ross page.

Robbert Ross

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