“C. P. Cavafy Poems”

GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S04-F12-SF001-0005 (1930)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S04-F12-SF001-0005 (1930)
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“C. P. Cavafy Poems”
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1911
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22 x 15 cm

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Homemade leather-bound volume, comprising typewritten and printed poems. On the cover, the title “Cavafy Poems” in gold letters. On the “title page” (made of the cover from the 1910 poetry collection of Cavafy) the title “C. P. Cavafy Poems” and the indication “Alexandria 1910” as well as the note “[Englished by J. C. Cavafy]”, handwritten by John Cavafy below the word “Poems”. It is followed by a page with a quote in English regarding translation. It is followed by the poems, each with the printed text in Greek and the typewritten English translation. Common foliation for both languages. The Greek text of the poem “The City” on a page cut off from the journal Nea Zoi; that of the poem “The God Abandons Antony” on a page cut off from a 1911 issue of the journal Grammata. Four pages of contents in Greek and English, numbered “41” and “42”. The pages of contents in Greek have been cut off from the printed poetry collection. They are followed by the English translations of another nine poems, without page numbering. The last two are not accompanied by Greek text. A total of thirty poems have been translated. Handwritten cancellations and emendations in the typewritten poems.

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Greek, English

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Writing in ink. Physical item wear: worn binding.

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RELATED WORKS BY C. P. CAVAFY:
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“Voices” >Α79
“Longings” >Α85
“Candles” >Α61
“An Old Man” >Α54
“Prayer” >Α55
“Old Men’s Souls” >Α68
“The First Step” >Α62
“Interruption” >Α70
“Thermopylae” >Α19
“Che fece… il gran rifiuto” >A67
“The Windows” >A75
“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
“Sculptor from Tyana” >Α114
“Walls” >Α50
“Finished” >Α112
“The City” >Α107
“The God Abandons Antony” >Α116
“The Death of the Emperor Tacitus” >Α49
“In the House of the Soul” >Α423
“The Intervention of the Gods” >Α428

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