“Poems written in Greek by C. P. Cavafy”

GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S04-F12-SF001-0008 (1932)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S04-F12-SF001-0008 (1932)
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“Poems written in Greek by C. P. Cavafy”
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1917
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25 x 19 cm

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Leather-bound volume, comprising typewritten English translations of Cavafy’s poems by his brother, John. On the cover, the title “Cavafy Poems” in gold letters inside a gold border. On the “title page”, the title “Poems written in Greek by C. P. Cavafy translated by J. C. Cavafy” and the indication “Alexandria 1917”. It is followed by two pages of contents and the poems in English. The pages are numbered (“i-v” and “1-21”) at bottom centre. Fifteen poems have been translated. All translations are typewritten, without emendations or additions.

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English

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Watermarks: Original Ledger Air Dried and Britannia. Physical item wear: oxidations and binding wears.

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RELATED WORKS BY C. P. CAVAFY:
Reference to the works of C. P. Cavafy that are directly related to the described digital object, followed by their number of entry in the C. P. Cavafy Bibliography (ed. by D. Daskalopoulos).

“Orophernes” >Α142
“The Battle of Magnesia” >Α142
“Manuel Comnenus” >Α142
“Very Rarely” >Α132
“Painted” >Α141
“Chandelier” >Α137
“Theodotus” >Α138
“The Seleucid’s Displeasure” >Α142
“Far Off” >Α152
“In a City of Osrhoene” >Α152
“In the Entrance of the Café” >Α152
“Tomb of Eurion” >Α135
“In Evening” >Α152
“One Night” >Α141
“Morning Sea” >Α141

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