Letter by John Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF001-0038 (413)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF001-0038 (413)
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Letter by John Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy
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29/11/1883
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44 x 27.5 cm

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Handwritten letter by John Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy on the first three pages of a double sheet letterhead of R. J. Moss & Co., Alexandria. The last page is blank. John refers to his everyday life as well as to the situation in the Sudan. Family news. (Alexandria)

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English

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Writing in ink. Watermark: R. J. Moss & Co., Alexandria. Physical item wear: oxidation; hole.

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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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John’s thoughts regarding Bulwer-Lytton, Athens, its Rise and Fall, London 1837.

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