“C. P. Cavafy Poems (1916-1918)”

GR-OF CA CA-SF03-F31-0005 (1923)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF03-F31-0005 (1923)
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“C. P. Cavafy Poems (1916-1918)”
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1926-1930
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24.5 x 16 cm

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Two copies of a poetry collection by Cavafy (Γ2). The title “C. P. Cavafy’s Poems (1916-1918)” on the cover and title page. The collection contains twenty-eight poems and cosists of bound broadsheets, printed at the Kasimatis & Ionas printing house in the period 1926-1929. Table of contents on the recto of the last sheet. The verso of all sheets is blank. The sheets are numbered sequentially (“2” to “30”) at top right of the recto, usually in print but occasionally corrected by Cavafy. The poems are printed on papers of various qualites and with fonts of various sizes. On the title page of the first copy, handwritten dedication by the poet to Tellos Agras. Cancellation and emendation by Cavafy in the poem “To Pleasure”. Handwritten notes in pencil on the cover, underlinings and notes in the poems, some with references to publications by Dimaras, handwritten by Agras. The sheets have been detached. On the second copy, handwritten dedication by Marios Vaianos to Christos Angelomatis, dated “28.8.31”. The broadsheets were printed during the period 1927-1930. It also contains an inserted sheet with the poem titles in two columns and in chronological order.

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Greek

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Writing in ink and pencil. Physical item wear: oxidations.

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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).

“Since Nine” >Α162
“Comprehension” >Α153
“In the Presence of the Statue of Endymion” >Α581
“Envoys from Alexandria” >Α162
“Aristobulus” >Α159
“Caesarion” >Α160
“Nero’s Deadline” >Α158
“Safe Haven” >Α159
“One of Their Gods” >Α160
“Tomb of Lanes” >Α153
“Tomb of Iases”>Α147
“In a City of Osrhoene” >Α152
“Tomb of Ignatius” >Α160
“In the Month of Hathor” >Α147
“For Ammon, Who Died at 29 Years of Age, in 610” >Α160
“Aemilian Son of Monaës, an Alexandrian, 628-655 A.D.” >Α162
“Whenever They Are Aroused” >Α145
“To Pleasure” >Α164
“I’ve Gazed So Much-” >Α147
“In the Street” >Α160
“The Window of the Tobacco Shop” >Α249
“Passage” >Α160
“In Evening” >Α152
“Gray” >Α147
“Below the House” >Α163
“The Next Table” >Α163
“Remember, Body…” >Α153
“Days of 1903” >Α160

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