Postcard from Philip Larkin to Charles Monteith, 29 August 1968

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MS letter from Philip Larkin to Charles Monteith. On postcard printed in Great Britain and stamped with the name ‘Lairg, Sutherland’, the time and the date. Refers both to the environment of Larkin’s holiday [?] location, Sutherland, North Highlands, Scotland, and to his travel plans. The closing line, “hope all goes well” probably refers to Monteith’s publishing work. Addressed using the office of Faber & Faber, 24 Russell Square, London. On the reverse, photographic image showing a wide view of the Summer Isles, Wester Ross, another location in the Highlands.

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