Ap 16 Saturday.

Bought a Billy-&-Charlie pewter medal (2/-1) from Mr Mills & 10 Victorian long glass tumblers 10/-.
A last necklace.
Another, final version of A/China Plate
With Laura to see Solace2: much better.
Laura doing a holograph of The Way It Is for advertising in shop window: all day until she got one not too regular, not too irregular.
Alix & Harry for supper
Anglo-Italian Pact signed.
Govt [Government] troops retake Benicarlo3
Two versions of Easter Still

Editorial Notes

12 shillings eds.
2Graves' cat eds.
3Valencia, Spain 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
  • Harry Kemp

    Kemp, Harry
    Poet. Met Graves and Riding through James Reeves in August 1936, just after their arrival in England. In their previous correspondence, Riding had been intrigued by his falling-out with Communism. He became associated with their circle, collaborating on various projects. (RPG 248-49)
  • Alix Kemp

    Kemp, Alix
    Married to poet Harry Kemp. The couple shared a house with Graves and Riding in Ewhurst, Surrey (1937). eds (RPG 277); also referred to as Frau Eierman by RG eds. see Diary August 30, 1936


    • Title: China Plate, The [poem]
    • Title: Collected Poems [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sudney
    • Publisher: Cassel
    • Idno: A48
    • Date: 1938-04-15
    • Title: Way It Is, The [poem]
    • Title: Twenty Poems Less
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Paris
    • Publisher: Privately by Laura Riding
    • BiblScope: 10
    • Idno: A13
    • Date: 1930
    • Title: Easter Still [poem? "destroyed." See diary Apr. 25, 1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Date: 1938-04-16