“C. P. Cavafy Poems”

GR-OF CA CA-SF03-F27-0002 (1918)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF03-F27-0002 (1918)
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“C. P. Cavafy Poems”
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1910
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22 x 15 cm

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Printed poetry collection by Cavafy (Β2). On the paperboard cover, the title “C. P. Cavafy Poems” and the indication “Alexandria 1910”. The word “Poems”, in the centre of the first page. The collection contains twenty-one poems. Page numbers are indicated (“3” to “39”) at centre bottom of the sheets. Handwritten emendations by Cavafy in some of the poems (pages “12, 20, 23, 29, 31-32, 36”). The table of contents and the last blank page are missing; the verso of the latter bore the details of the printing house (Kasimatis & Ionas). The bifolio constituting the front and back covers has been detached. The book is accompanied by two Press clippings. One is from the Tachydromos of Alexandria, dated 13/4/1958, and contains an article by Manolis Gialourakis, entitled “Perimenontas tous varvarous. Ligoselidi syllogi tou C. P. Cavafy”, pertaining to the poetry collection of 1904. The other clipping, from the newspaper Vima, dated 10/10/1968, contains an article by G. N. Kranidiotis entitled “Anekdota poiimata tou Cavafy”.

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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).

“Voices” >Α79
“Longings” >Α85
“Candles” >Α61
“An Old Man” >Α54
“Prayer” >Α55
“Old Men’s Souls” >A68
“The First Step” >Α62
“Interruption” >Α70
“Thermopylae” >Α19
“Che fece… il gran rifiuto” >Α67
“The Windows” >Α75 “Trojans” >Α87
“Waiting for the Barbarians” >Α84
“Monotony” >Α98 “Betrayal” >Α78
“The Funeral of Sarpedon” >Α58, Α100
“The Horses of Achilles” >Α54
“The Retinue of Dionysus” >Α93
“King Demetrius” >Α90
“The Steps” >Α106
“That Is He” >Α104

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