Feb 18 Friday.

In bed at 2.30, up at 9 putting kitchen linoleum down again. Slept a little, no work. In afternoon to Mr. Mills for repairs & bought (2/-1) a Stoep china wall bracket.
Laura had David for furniture2 talk and trouble with Cape about copyright of Poems: a Joking Word.
She is feeling very tired.
Solace3 much better.
Work at Trojan Ending.

Editorial Notes

12 shillings eds.
2a work in progress that will become Furniture, an Explanatory History by David L. Reeves. London: Faber & Faber, 1948. eds.
3Graves' cat eds.

Hands Referenced

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
  • David Reeves

    Reeves, David
    Brother of James Reeves [and Ethel Herdman] RPG 292.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Jonathan Cape Ltd.

    Jonathan Cape
    London publisher of Lawrence and the Arabs, Good-Bye to All That, No Decency Left, etc. eds.


    • Title: Trojan Ending [dramatised version based on Laura Riding's book; later called Greeks and Trojans]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Date: 1938-01
    • Title: Poems: A Joking Word
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London & Toronto
    • Publisher: Jonathon Cape
    • Idno: A9
    • Date: 1930