Aug 22 Saturday

Hair-cut, with Laura bought cut steel & horn necklace 4/61 in Marylebone shop & two silver brooches 2/62 & 2/33.
Lunch at Chata's where Karl helped someone to[RG] translate a German misprint. (Laura's lost red-coral & pearl earring.)
Made several small techn [technical] changes in Ant. on recommend-n [recommendation] of Stanley Gibbons' manager.
Earring found among Maisie's stockings.

Editorial Notes

1four and a half shillings eds.
2two and a half shillings eds.
3two shillings, 3 pence eds.

Hands Referenced

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

People Mentioned

  • 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.
  • Laura

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

    Sommerville, Maisie
    Head of BBC Education broadcasting department. Friend of R.G. and L.R. Arranged accomodation for them when they returned to London as exiles. W.G., eds.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Stanley-Gibbons

    Stamp collectors in the Strand, London eds.


    • Title: Antigua Penny Puce
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A46
    • Date: 1936