Letter by C. H. C. Prentice to E. M. Forster

GR-OF CA SING-S01-F02-SF002-0015 (1798)
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GR-OF CA SING-S01-F02-SF002-0015 (1798)
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Letter by C. H. C. Prentice to E. M. Forster
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6/12/1933
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25.5 x 20.5 cm

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Typewritten letter by Charles Prentice (C. H. C. Prentice) to E. M. Forster on one side of two letterheads of the Chatto & Windus publishing house of London. The other sides are blank. Prentice, one of the partners of the publishing house, expresses his interest in the English publication of Cavafy’s poems and details to Forster the financial terms proposed by their house. The letter is accompanied by two sheets with the handwritten addresses of Furness, of Forster and of the publishing house, by one sheet with the names of Furness and Forster as well as by two pieces of paper with the handwritten addresses of Mavrogordatos and The Hogarth Press publishing house.

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Writing in ink and pencil. Watermark: Excelsior SuperFine. Physical item wear: oxidations.

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Prentice refers to the catalytic role played by Pharos and Pharillon in his acquaintance with Cavafy’s poetry and his subsequent research on Cavafy’s work. He details to Forster the prospect of a future publication of Cavafy’s poems and refers to the translations of Ioannis Mavrogordatos.

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