Poiēmata : 1910-1917 / K.P. Kavaphē.

Author
Cavafy, Constantine, 1863-1933 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
Modern Greek (1453-)
Published/​Created
Alexandreia : Typographeion Th. Kasimatē & K. Iōna, 1910-1917.
Description
38 pages : paper ; 30.5 cm

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Summary note
A collection of 38 numbered poems self-published by C. P. Cavafy in Alexandria (Egypt), each with separate colophon; mostly printed on a single leaf but nos. 5, 10, 13, and 31 are on two leaves.
Notes
  • Title from cover.
  • Princeton copy First poem on a loose leaf [1]. The rest leaves are secured by a brass-plated brad on the upper left corner; in two-leaf folder, containing the title page dated 1910-1917 and contents; in protective printed wrapper, dated 1910-1917. Closing dates on title page corrected from 1916 to 1917 by Cavafy's hand; pages 31-35 added later in manuscript by the poet, as well as the content list for the years 1915, 1916, and 1917; pages [1] and [17] unnumbered.
  • Princeton copy Printer's imprint from colophons; imprint statement on poem no. 23 notes earlier impression than 1916 "Prōtē ektypōsis, 1914"; poem no. 28 is in "Prōtē ektypōsis, 1915" and "Deutera ektypōsis, 1916."
Language note
Greek.
OCLC
1375241834
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