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.

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

    (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