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

GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S04-F12-SF001-0010 (1933)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S04-F12-SF001-0010 (1933)
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“Poems written in Greek by C. P. Cavafy”
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1917, 1918
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24 x 19 cm

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Leather-bound volume, comprising typewritten and handwritten 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”. Affixed on the page, using two English postage stamps, a print entitled “Poems by C. P. Cavafy. Translated, from the Greek, by J. C. Cavafy” and the indication “Alexandria 1918”. It is followed by two pages of contents and the poems in English. The titles of the four last poems on the second page of contents are handwritten. The pages are numbered (“i-ii” and “1-26”) at bottom centre up to page “21” and then noted at the top. Nineteen poems have been translated. All poems are typewritten, except for the last four that are handwritten on pages “22-26”. Handwritten cancellations and emendations in several poems.

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English

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Writing in ink. Watermarks: Original Ledger Air Dried and Britannia. Physical item wear: oxidations and binding wears; some detached sheets.

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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
“Tomb of Ignatius” >Α160
“Aemilian Son of Monaës, an Alexandrian, 628-655 A.D.” >Α162
“Alexandrian Kings” >Α129
“The Tomb of Lysias the Grammarian” >Α135

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