Letter from Gustav Holst to Isobel Holst

Scope and Content

Discusses detailed information about his travels abroad, specifically regarding a terrible boat voyage from Paris to Algiers and his expectations and experiences of Algiers and its people, who he calls 'arabs'. Addressed from Hotel de la poste, Algiers on Good Friday. [8pp]

Includes some French and German.

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