Letter by John [Rodocanachi] to Cavafy

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F18-SF002-0052 (1734)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F18-SF002-0052 (1734)
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Letter by John [Rodocanachi] to Cavafy
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9/10/1884
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25.2 x 40.4 cm

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Handwritten letter by John [Rodocanachi] to Cavafy on all sides of a bifolio. It is a reply to a letter by the poet. Extensive commentary on Cavafy’s remarks on the identity of the woman with whom the author is romantically involved. Detailed reference to the clothing trends of the time, complemented by two small sketches. Commentary on the author’s professional engagement with the business of Michael Ralli (Mike Ralli). Cancellations, emendations and additions; use of French phrases in the flow of written discourse. (Liverpool)

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Mainly English

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Letterhead: A. & M. Ralli, Liverpool. Black ink. Watermark: Rockliff Liverpool. Physical item wear: oxidations; small holes; the paper is torn at the folding points.

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