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John Masefield
The widow in the Bye street (1914 edition), Sidgwick & Jackson
John Masefield
A book of both sorts: selections from the verse and prose of John Masefield (1947 edition)

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Born: June 1, 1878

Died: May 12, 1967 (aged 88)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet, writer

Bio: John Edward Masefield, OM, was an English poet and writer, and Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1930 until his death in 1967. He is remembered as the author of the classic children's novels The Midnight Folk and The Box of Delights, and poems, including The Everlasting Mercy and Sea-Fever.

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