“41 Quatrains”

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S02-F25-SF008-0001 (1291)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S02-F25-SF008-0001 (1291)
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“41 Quatrains”
DATE(S):
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1932
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23.3 x 20.4 cm

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Typewritten poem collection and introductory text in French in a homemade booklet with several sheets. Handwritten emendations. Attached to the item, the author’s business card, with a handwritten note to Cavafy regarding his poetic work that is to be published (“Athens […] 4-7-32”).

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Mainly French

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Paperboard and plain paper. Black ink. Physical item wear: oxidations; the paper has been burdened by three metal staples, used to bind the sheets; small holes at the point of joining of the two sections (book and card) with a metal element.

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Poetry collection of quatrains, entitled “41 Quatrains” (1932), by the attaché of the Greek ministry of Foreign Affairs, Theodore A. Griva-Gardikiotis (1905-1982). The collection opens with a short foreword by André Thérive. Typewritten copy that was to be used for the publication. The collection was published in 1933 in Paris, under the title Quarante et un quatrains.

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