Letter by Stephen Schilizzi to Cavafy

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F18-SF002-0007 (1743)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F18-SF002-0007 (1743)
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Letter by Stephen Schilizzi to Cavafy
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17/12/1882
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17.9 x 22.6 cm

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Handwritten letter by Stephen Schilizzi to Cavafy on all sides of a bifolio. The author comments on people from his friendly circle and the broader social circle of Alexandria as well as on events related to them. He expresses his views on the political situation in Egypt. He refers, among other things, to the publications of the works Egypt by Baron de Malortie and Arabian Nights: The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night. He addresses a question to Cavafy regarding his return to Alexandria. Cancellations and emendations. (Alexandria)

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English

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Plain paper. Black ink. Physical item wear: small hole in the paper.

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The author of the letter refers to a work entitled Les amours(?) d’Arabi Pacha, which is as yet unidentified.

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PERSONAL PAPERS
Correspondence of C. P. Cavafy
Personal correspondence
Incoming correspondence
Incoming correspondence by Mike Ralli, John Rodocanachi, Stephen Schilizzi