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Albuquerque: University of New Mexico, 1993. Foreword by David Byrne. Essays by Robert Farris Thompson, Joseph Nevadomsky, Norma Rosen, Zeca Ligiero. Numerous color photographs throughout. xiii +169 pages, square 4to, glossy pictorial wrappers; long crease and light soiling to rear cover. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico, 1993. First softcover edition. Internally fine, a very good copy.
New York: New Directions, 1947. 171 pages. Slim 8vo, original lavender boards with pictorial covers designed by Alvin Lustig. New Directions, (1947). First edition, first printing. Boards faded at spine and edges, lightly worn at corners and damaged at head; 2 pages creased at fore-edge margin. Despite defects, a very good(-) internally clean copy of this classic book, printed by Peter Beilenson.
London: Hogarth, 1961. Translated by Rae Dalven and featuring introduction by W.H. Auden. xxii, 234 pages. 8vo, blue cloth, blue printed d.w. (un-torn but spine and panel edges sunned to gray). London: Hogarth Press, (1961). First edition. Cloth is just a touch faded at edges, still fine in very good dust wrapper. Constantine Cavafy, born in 1863 in Alexandria where he spent most of his life until he died in 1933, has a unique place in the history of Greek.....
New York: Viking, 1976. , 628 pages. Thick 8vo, red boards with natural cloth spine, d.w. (largely intact but with a few very small chips that have been crudely infilled). New York: Viking, 1976. Thirteenth printing. A fine copy in very good dust wrapper. This edition includes a list of corrections of misprints, as prepared by the author after publication of the first edition.
New York: Viking, 1955. , 643 pages. Thick 8vo, gilt-lettered red cloth, d.w. (edgeworn and with a few chips). New York: Viking, 1955. Sixth printing. Cloth lightly worn at extremities, still very good(+) in very good(-) dust wrapper. This edition includes a list of corrections of misprints, as prepared by the author after publication of the first edition.