“C. P. Cavafy Poems”

GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S01-F02-SF003-0002 (2057)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S01-F02-SF003-0002 (2057)
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“C. P. Cavafy Poems”
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1914-1918
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30.5 x 19 cm

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Cavafy’s poetry collection containing 54 poems of the 1910-1918 period. A piece of paperboard folded in half is used as front and back covers. On the cover, the printed title: “C. P. Cavafy Poems. Alexandria 1910-1918”. The original date indication “1917” has been corrected by hand to “1918”, in ink. On the inside, printed title page repeating the details on the cover. The end date was originally printed “1916” and corrected twice by hand to “1917” and “1918”. A blank sheet follows and then printed broadsheets containing the poems, numbered at top right of the recto. The numbering is mostly printed, in a few instances handwritten, and in some it has been corrected by hand. The verso of all broadsheets is blank. The poems are followed by a blank sheet and a printed table of contents in chronological order, in two columns. The contents page is part of the sheet also containing the title page. The 1916 titles are handwritten by Cavafy, except for the first one. The 1917 poem titles are also handwritten as well as those of 1918, which are written on the verso of the contents page. The broadsheets were printed at the Kasimatis & Ionas printing house in the period 1914-1918. Two of them, “Far Off” (No 23) and “One Night” (No 28), also bear a first print indication (1914 and 1915, respectively).

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Greek

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Writing in ink. Watermark: Registre Superieure P. P & Co. Physical item wear: oxidations; all sheets bear a hole from a staple in the top left.

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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).

“The City” >Α107
“The Satrapy” >Α108
“Ides of March” >Α111
“Finished” >Α112
“Sculptor from Tyana” >Α114
“The God Abandons Antony” >Α116
“Song of Ionia” >Α46
“Dangerous” >Α123
“The Glory of the Ptolemies” >Α121
“Ithaca” >Α122
“Philhellene” >Α127
“Herodes Atiicus” >Α125
“Alexandrian Kings” >Α129
“Come Back” >Α131
“In the Church” >Α227
“Very Rarely” >Α132
“As Much As You Can” >Α133
“In Stock”>Α133
“I Went” >Α133
“The Tomb of Lysias the Grammarian” >Α135
“Tomb of Eurion” >Α135|“Chandelier” >Α137
“Far Off” >Α152
“But Wise Men Apprehend What Is Imminent” >Α385
“Theodotus” >Α138
“In the Entrance of the Café” >Α152
“He Swears” >Α195
“One Night” >Α141
“Morning Sea” >Α141
“Painted” >Α141
“Orophernes” >Α142
“The Battle of Magnesia” >Α142
“Manuel Comnenus” >Α142
“The Seleucid’s Displeasure” >Α142
“Whenever They Are Aroused” >Α145
“In the Street” >Α160
“In the Presence of the Statue of Endymion” >Α581
“In a City of Osrhoene” >Α152
“Passage” >Α160
“For Ammon, Who Died at 29 Years of Age, in 610” >Α160
“One of Their Gods” >Α160
“In Evening” >Α152
“To Pleasure” >Α164
“Gray” >Α147
“Tomb of Iases” >Α147
“In the Month of Hathor” >Α147
“I’ve Gazed So Much-” >Α147
“Tomb of Ignatius” >Α160
“Days of 1903” >Α160
“The Window of the Tobacco Shop” >Α249
“Caesarion” >Α160
“Remember, Body…” >Α153
“Tomb of Lanes” >Α153
“Comprehension” >Α153

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Collection Γ1.

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