Ap 4 Monday.

Proofs of L's Poems .
At Bad Fairy in St John's Wood High St got Dutch decanter 7/61, English china salad bowl 1/6, bubble-in-glass vase 1/-
Took Mr Mills copy of Belisarius published today. Got a bone brooch there (2/6).
Trojan Ending completed draft of Act II
Very tired.
Laura further revising protocols with Alan, & me: until quite exhausted.
These nights I read her asleep with Mrs Finnett's2 Byways of History3.
B[RG]

Editorial Notes

17 shillings, sixpence eds.
2Sinnett; see April 9 KG
3 Byways of History by Mrs. Percy Sinnett. London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longman, 1847. eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • St. John's Wood

    Westminster, London, England

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Mills, Mr.
    an antique seller and friend of RG, and contributor to the Covenant of Literary Morality eds.; of Paddington Street, Marylebone KG
  • Alan

    Hodge, Alan
    Oxford history graduate. Became close friends with LR & RG. First husband of Beryl Graves. CP & WG
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Bad Fairy

    Bad Fairy
    Shop on High St., St. John's Wood eds.

Bibliography

    • Title: Collected Poems [1938]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell and Co. Ltd
    • Idno: A35
    • Date: 1938
    • Title: Trojan Ending [dramatised version based on Laura Riding's book; later called Greeks and Trojans]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Date: 1938-01
    • Title: Covenant of Literal Morality, The [subtitle Protocol I; privately printed]
    • Author: Aldridge, John, Dorothy Hutchinson, Lucie Brown, Ward Hutchinson, George Buchanan, Alix Kemp, Mary Buchanan, Hary Kemp, Norman Cameron, Len Lye, Gordon Glover, Albert Mills, Robert Graves, Mary Phillips, Sally Graves, Beryl Pritchard, Liddell Hart, David
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Bristol
    • Publisher: Western Printing Services Ltd.
    • Idno: A37
    • Date: 1938
    • Title: Count Belisarius [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A47
    • Date: 1937-07-21