Letter by John Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF001-0010 (385)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF001-0010 (385)
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Letter by John Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy
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7/11/1882
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20.5 x 12.5 cm

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Handwritten letter by John Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy on five small sheets. The verso of the last sheet is blank. Pages 2-9 are numbered. The letter is in verse. Update on the political situation in Egypt and on family acquaintances. (Alexandria)

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Μainly English

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Writing in ink. Bears and indiscernible watermark. Physical item wear: oxidations.

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The transcription and editing of the letters of John Constantine Cavafy addressed to C. P. Cavafy was first carried out by Katerina Ghika; said transcriptions were subsequently uploaded to the official website of the Cavafy Archive.

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Rhyming letter of playful character. It mostly refers to people of their circle.

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PERSONAL PAPERS
Correspondence of C. P. Cavafy
Family correspondence
Incoming correspondence of C. P. Cavafy
Incoming correspondence by John Cavafy