July 28 Sunday.

Finished Richards 1 first chapter inserts. Wrote to Margaret Russell (£5); Korda about L & A sequences if he needed them. To A.L. thanking for letter & saying perhaps more money to come from France, & would not contribute to quinquagint2. To Frank Morley asking for contract. Various small bills. To sea. Very hot. All afternoon then on Gordon. Heinrich Schliemann's Troy came, and 7 Pillars . Karl typed as far in Schw's[RG]Almost Forgotten Places3 as the trans. [translation] had gone before it was taken to Thelen.
Finished Gordon's Life4.
Went over typescript of Schw. 5 It makes 22 pp so far – will reach about 200. To village at 9.15 after supper of chops, tomatoes & beetroot (Karl & me). Saw Gelat: ordered jars for jam, sugar etc.

Editorial Notes

2book project? eds

Hands Referenced

    • Annotation: ink correction
    • Character: regular
    • Ink: black

People Mentioned

  • Thelin, Frau

    Thelin, Frau
    German lady who translated Schwarz's "Almost Forgotten Gemany "after Karl had decided he could not do it. WG
  • Swartz

    Schwarz, Georg
    German Jew. Deyá neighbour. Antique dealer. Lived with Frau Emmy Strenge, his house keeper, in Can Caballo some hundred yards from Canellun. RG and LR translated his "Almost Forgotten Germany." WG
  • Karl/Carl

    Goldschmidt, Karl
    Karl Goldschmidt, later Kenneth Gay: Graphic artist, friend and secretary of Robert Graves and Laura Riding since 1934. R. G. spells both as Carl and Karl.
  • Gelat

    Más, Juan Marroig
    Juan Marroig Mas, called Gelat: Landowner on Deyá and friend of Robert Graves and Laura Riding (L.R. & R.G.'s factotum. W.G.)
  • Margaret

    Russell, Margaret
    House-keeper L.R. & R.G. had had in London. WG
  • Arnie

    Lawrence, A.W. (Arnie)
    T.E. Lawrence's brother and executor. WG
  • Gordon

    Glover, Gordon
    Married to Honor Wyatt. WG
  • Korda

    Korda, Alexander
    Director of the film version of I Claudius.
  • Richards

    Richards, Frank
    Author of Old Soldiers Never Die and Old Soldier Sahib which R.G. rewrote for him. Was in The Royal Welch Fusiliers, R.G.'s regiment. eds.; Birth name is Francis Phillip Woodruff eds. see Diary September 27, 1936
  • Frank

    Morley, Frank
    With Faber and Faber. Involved with Old Soldier Sahib. WG
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Almost Forgotten Germany [Almost Forgotten Times]
    • Author: Schwarz, Georg
    • Editor: Trans. Graves, Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A45
    • Date: 1936
    • Title: Mistake Somewhere, A
    • Author: Anonymous [Gordon Glover/Honor Wyatt/Molly Hare]
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá
    • Publisher: Seizin
    • Date: 1936-02-13
    • Title: Lawrence and the Arabs
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Jonathon Cape
    • Idno: A26
    • Date: 1927
    • Title: Old Soldier Sahib
    • Author: Richards, Frank
    • Editor: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London, New York
    • Publisher: Faber & Faber; Harrison Smith & Robert Haas
    • Idno: A44
    • Date: 1936
    • Title: Seven Pillars of Wisdom, The: A Triumph [Unabridged Oxford ed. 1922] [Subscriber's Edition 1926]
    • Author: Lawrence. T.E.
    • Date: 1922