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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F21-0017 (1159)
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Letter by P. Cavafy to his family
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Handwritten diary-type letter by Paul Cavafy to his brothers and mother on five numbered bifolios, three of which bear the logo of St George’s Club in London. Paul expresses his enthusiasm about the city. He details his impressions from the stores in London and describes the guesthouse in which he is staying. He also refers to a visit he made in the area and to the house where he lived in his childhood. Extensive use of English and French words and phrases. Accompanied by envelope with John Cavafy’s address at R. J. Moss & Co. (London)
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Writing in pencil and ink. Watermarks: Au Louvre Paris, G. Pulman & Sons Air Dried London. Physical item wear: oxidations.
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