Jan 28 Thursday

First really cold day.
Injection & to dentist.
Epilogue . Laura's letter came, done. 500 copies for 3 guineas.[RG]
Cooks men came & took lugg[RG]our stuff – 2 chairs, 2 tables, crate of china, big box of books silver etc, 2 pictures.
Len to lunch: talk about general situation & his plans for a comedy about a Lord Mayor & dance bands.
Harold took us in a taxi to his Wandsworth ?[RG] 1 house in a quite nice housing scheme like a college. Olive & he gave us a nice[RG] good supper and told us, among other things, of Mary B. telling them at the shop about Cyril Clarke being in love with her; & Geoffrey Grigson praising L. saying she was the best of the lot but he was afraid of writing about her for fear of saying the wrong thing.

Editorial Notes

1 Camden? KG

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Wandsworth

    London, England
  • Camden Town

    Westminster, London, England

People Mentioned

  • Laura

    Riding,Laura
    (1901-91) American poet. Laura Riding (née Reichenthal; then Laura Gottschalk).
  • Watson-Turner

    Graves' dentist whose office was at 59, Wimpole Street; RG names him interchangeably: Turner-Watson, W. Turner, and Dentist eds.
  • Mary

    Burtonwood, Mary
    married to George Ellidge but used her maiden name RPG 195
  • Len

    Lye, Len
    New Zealand painter, sculptor, and filmmaker whom LR & RG had met in London. He helped with the Seizin Press publications. WG; married to Jane Lye, son Bix. eds.
  • Harold Edwards

    Edwards, Harold
    Antiquarian bookseller & British Buddhist; bookshop at 4, Cecil Court off Charing X Rd. K.G.; wife Olive née Wallis and baby girl Sally. Karl Goldschmidt's employer in 1938. eds.
  • Olive

    Edwards, Olive
    married to Harold Edwards KG
  • Geoffrey Grigson

    Grigson, Geoffrey
    Poet and literary critic C.P. & K.G. Founder and editor of New Verse, a poetry journal (1933-39). eds.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Cook's of Cranleigh Ltd.

    Cook's
    moving company eds.

Bibliography

    • Title: Letter on International Affairs
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Chatto & Windus
    • Publisher: London
    • BiblScope: 15-19
    • Idno: A36
    • Date: 1938
    • Title: Epilogue III
    • Editor: Riding, Laura/ Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937