Poetry collection

GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S01-F02-SF003-0010 (2060)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S01-F02-SF003-0010 (2060)
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Poetry collection
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1919-1926
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25 x 16 cm

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Cavafy’s poetry collection containing 46 poems of the 1919-1926 period, without front cover or table of contents. It consists of printed broadsheets, the first of which (“But Wise Men Apprehend What Is Imminent”) is not numbered. The numbering of the rest of the sheets starts at 16 and is sequential through to 60; in some instances it has been corrected in ink by the poet. Handwritten emendation in one of the poems (“Demaratus”, 55β΄) and cancellations in some of the printed dates (No 47, 50-52). The broadsheets were printed at the Kasimatis & Ionas printing house during the 1919-1926 period. Some of the broadsheets also mention the month of printing (June, July, September, December 1919; June, August, October, December 1920; March, June, September, December 1921; February 1922). The verso of all broadsheets is blank.

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Greek

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Writing in ink. Physical item wear: all sheets bear a hole from a paperclip at top left.

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RELATED WORKS BY C. P. CAVAFY:
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“But Wise Men Apprehend What Is Imminent” >Α385
“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
“Nero’s Deadline” >Α158
“Envoys from Alexandria” >Α162
“Aristobulus” >Α159
“Safe Haven” >Α159
“Aemilian Son of Monaës, an Alexandrian, 628-655 A.D.” >Α162
“Since Nine-” >Α162
“Below the House” >Α163
“The Next Table” >Α163
“The Afternoon Sun” >Α164
“To Stay” >Α232
“Of the Jews (50 A.D.)” >Α165
“Imenus” >Α165
“Aboard the Ship” >Α179
“Of Demetrius Soter (162-150 B.C.)” >Α167
“If Indeed He Died” >Α171
“Young Men of Sidon (400 A.D.)” >Α171
“That They Come” >Α179
“Darius” >Α344
“Anna Comnena” >Α241
“Byzantine Noble, in Exile, Versifying” >Α179
“Their Beginning” >Α201
“Favour of Alexander Balas” >Α181
“Melancholy of Jason, Son of Cleander: Poet in Commagene: 595 A.D.” >Α191
“Demaratus” >Α192
“I Brought to Art” >Α181
“From the School of the Renowned Philosopher” >Α191
“Maker of Wine Bowls” >Α581
“Those Who Fought on Behalf of the Achaean League” >Α222
“For Antiochus Epiphanes” >Α364

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Collection Γ5.

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