“Cavafy Poems (1915-1925)”

GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S01-F02-SF001-0012 (2071)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S01-F02-SF001-0012 (2071)
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“Cavafy Poems (1915-1925)”
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1919-1925
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25 x 16 cm

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Collection of poems by Cavafy, comprising loose printed broadsheets. It contains 70 poems. All broadsheets (except for the first) are numbered at top right of the recto. The verso of all broadsheets is blank. Sequential numbering from 2 to 20 and from 22 through 70; the numbers are usually printed and only on one instance corrected by the poet’s hand (“21” corrected to read “8”.). Sheet serving as front cover, with the handwritten title “Cavafy Poems (1915-1925)”, not written by the poet. Below that, written by another person, the note: “Gray is missing”. In the centre of the page, rubber stamp of the journal Nea Techni of Athens. At bottom right the note, in a different handwriting than the other two, “Cavafy’s songs, Alexandria 1924” has been crossed out. Blank sheet at the end, in lieu of a back cover. The broadsheets were printed at the Kasimatis & Ionas and Mitsanis printing houses in the period 1919-1925. Some of them mention the month of publication (August, October, December 1920; March, June, September, December 1921; February, December 1922; May, 4 September, 2 November 1923; 3 January, 7 July, 9 December 1924; 20 January 1925). Handwritten emendations by the poet in the publication details of some of the broadsheets. Accompanied by envelope.

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Greek

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Writing in ink. Physical item wear: holes.

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RELATED WORKS BY C. P. CAVAFY:
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“But Wise Men Apprehend What Is Imminent” >A385
“Theodotus” >A138
“In the Entrance of the Café” >A152
“He Swears” >A195
“One Night” >A141
“Morning Sea” >A141
“Painted” >A141
“Orophernes” >A142
“The Battle of Magnesia” >A142
“Manuel Comnenus” >A142
“The Seleucid’s Displeasure” >A142
“Whenever They Are Aroused” >A145
“In the Street” >A160
“In the Presence of the Statue of Endymion” >A581
“In a City of Osrhoene” >A152
“Passage” >A160
“For Ammon, Who Died at 29 Years of Age, in 610” >A160
“One of Their Gods” >A160
“In Evening” >A152
“To Pleasure” >A164
“Tomb of Iases” >A147
“In the Month of Hathor” >A147
“I’ve Gazed So Much-” >A147
“Tomb of Ignatius” >A160
“Days of 1903” >A160
“The Window of the Tobacco Shop” >A249
“Caesarion” >A160
“Remember, Body…” >A153
“Tomb of Lanes” >A153
“Comprehension” >A153
“Nero’s Deadline” >A158
“Envoys from Alexandria” >A162
“Aristobulus” >A159
“Safe Haven” >A159
“Aemilian Son of Monaës, an Alexandrian, 628-655 A.D.” >A162
“Since Nine-” >A162
“Below the House” >A163
“The Next Table” >A163
“The Afternoon Sun” >A164
“To Stay” >A232
“Of the Jews (50 A.D.)” >A165
“Imenus” >A165
“Aboard the Ship” >A179
“Of Demetrius Soter (162-150 B.C.)” >A167
“If Indeed He Died” >A171
“Young Men of Sidon (400 A.D.)” >A171
“That They Come-” >A179
“Darius” >A344
“Anna Comnena” >A241
“Byzantine Noble, in Exile, Versifying” >A179
“Their Beginning” >A201
“Favour of Alexander Balas” >A181
“Melancholy of Jason, Son of Cleander: Poet in Commagene: 595 A.D.” >A191
“Demaratus” >A192
“I Brought to Art” >A181
“From the School of the Renowned Philosopher” >A191
“Maker of Wine Bowls” >A581
“Those Who Fought on Behalf of the Achaean League” >A222
“For Antiochus Epiphanes” >A364
“In An Old Book-” >A216
“In Despair” >A581
“Julian, Seeing Indifference” >A386
“Epitaph of Antiochus, King of Commagene” > Α620
“Theater of Sidon (400 A.D.)” > Α249
“Julian in Nicomedea” >Α225
“Before Time Could Alter Them” >Α225
“He Came to Read-” >Α234
“In 31 B.C. in Alexandria” >Α234
“John Cantacuzenus Triumphs” >Α249
“Temethus, an Antiochene: 400 A.D.” >Α255

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1915-1925 broadsheets (3).

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