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Kennedy, Jacqueline and John
Jacqueline Kennedy Signed Postcard to John Kennedy, Jr.
Postcard from Jacqueline Kennedy to her son John F. Kennedy, Jr. It reads, "Dearest John, Every day we say where is John-John - Away!! - We ride in this cart & the horse has feathers - & we play on a beach like this & I found a sea horse - & we go up this hill to our house. That is a tower to look out for pirates - We miss you very much. Love from Caroline & Mummy." Written on a postcard from Amalfi which she has addressed to "Master J.F. Kennedy Jr." The verso shows a colorful illustration of the seashore including a horse-drawn cart, beach, stone tower, and village. Accompanied by a White House envelope with the typed return address, "Villa l'Episcopio RAVELLO, ITALIA." Double matted and framed opposite of photograph of the Kennedy family. The entire piece measures 15 inches by 19 inches. Jacqueline Kennedy took a trip to Ravello from the 8th to the 31st of August, 1962, where she stayed at the historic Palazzo Episcopio at close friend Gore Vidal's recommendation. Upon arrival in Italy, she was accepted by a band and cheering crowd and received honorary citizenship by the Mayor Lorenzo Manis. She was known to spend her time in Ravello touring the Amalfi Coast in a convertible Fiat 600, water-skiing in Conca dei Marini and regularly visit the San Domingo Bar in Piazza Duomo. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB [Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.]

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