Monday June 13.

Phoning in all directions all day.
To Mills & bought Ashanti [sic: Ashantee] 1 brass box 7/62, necklace clasp 1/-, Sheffield candlestick 2/-, frame for San Francisco picture 2d 3, Justinian gold coin framed as brooch 10/- etc.
Karl refused Canada entry. The Flowers to dinner.
Talk of identifying people with works: of spiritualism; novels & sales etc. v. Nice people but.
Alan rang up from Rennes: liked it. White Bristol beads, large, from Mrs Howlett 9d.

Editorial Notes

1West African eds.
27 shillings, sixpence eds.
3two pence eds

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Rennes

    Rennes, France
    where Gelat's daughter, Anita, and son-in-law, Juan Vives live; visited by RG and LR et al in 1938 eds.

People Mentioned

  • Mills

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

    Hodge, Alan
    Oxford history graduate. Became close friends with LR & RG. First husband of Beryl Graves. CP & WG
  • Desmond Flower

    Flower, Desmond
    associated with Cassell publishers KG

Organizations Mentioned

  • Beck

    Beck
    Firm that printed Epilogue and other Seizin Press books distributed by Constable. WG

Bibliography

    • 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: Len Lye and the Problem of Popular Films [pamphlet; see Wexler xi]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Seizin Press
    • Publisher: London
    • Idno: N/A
    • Date: 1938