“C. P. Cavafy Poems”

GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S04-F12-SF001-0009 (1929)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S04-F12-SF001-0009 (1929)
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“C. P. Cavafy Poems”
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1917
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24.5 x 17.5 cm

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Homemade book made of manuscripts, printed broadsheets and parts of prints pasted on sheets. On the “title page” (made of a cover from the 1910 poetry collection of Cavafy) the printed title “C. P. Cavafy Poems” and the indication “Alexandria 1910” as well as the note “Englished by J. C. Cavafy”, handwritten by John Cavafy. The date has been crossed out and corrected to 1917, also by John. The contents of the volume are not recorded. The volume layout includes the printed broadsheets with the poems in Greek and their handwritten English translation. Publication dates are marked on the broadsheets: “1914, 1915, 1916”. Fifteen poems have been translated. Few cancellations and emendations. Some of the emendations on small-size papers, pasted on the emended word or phrase. The metal staples of the binding are missing. The unmarked cover is made of paperboard.

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Greek, English

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Paper and paperboard. Writing in ink. Watermark: Marmaty Mill J.C.A. 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).

“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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