Letter by Mike Ralli to Cavafy

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F18-SF002-0063 (1699)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F18-SF002-0063 (1699)
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Letter by Mike Ralli to Cavafy
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11/1/1885
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17.5 x 22.3 cm

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Handwritten letter by Mike Ralli to Cavafy in two bifolios, with notes on all sides. It is a reply to a letter dated 5 January. Comments on remarks apparently made by Cavafy regarding life in Istanbul. The author expresses his views regarding the author Georges Ohnet, with reference to works of his (Le Maître de forges, La comtesse Sarah); views regarding the journal The Athenaeum. Information about people from the social circle of Alexandria. In the postscript, he describes a wedding ceremony making use of expressions in French. (Alexandria)

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Mainly English

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Plain paper. Black ink. Watermark: C. G. & S. London. Physical item wear: oxidations.

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The negative opinion of Cavafy regarding Ohnet is indirectly inferred from the content of the letter.

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