June 1980

Koln: Edition Staeck, 1980 Three boxes (each 18.5 x 13.5 x 1.4cm) content of 12 different picture postcards in each (36 in total) - a complete set of the cards issued by the publisher here aside from the more expensive object multiple where an “economic value” object was issued in a further card box. All fine in like boxes - very scarce in this format outside of the multiple....

6 x 21cm, original vintage xerox which on one side has "THE MINIMUM NUMBER OF SHARES AS QUOTED ONN THE FORM DOES NOT APPLY IF YOU ARE ALREADY AN EXISTING SHAREHOLDER" and on the other side an original (and as far as we know an unpublished piece of doggeral by Finlay:
"What is this life
if full of care
a po-faced look
is all we wear." The poemis of course a parody of W. H. Davies's poem Leisure which has the line "What is this life if, full of care,: We have no time to stand and stare.". We do not know the date of this item. Folded. Unique.

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Heidelberg: Edition Staeck, 1980
15 x 10.5cm, 2pp artist's postcard from the Originalgrafik - series D editions. The card lists a huge number of artistic supporters for the forthcoming elections called to support the SPD byt Beuys has overprinted the text "KITSCHPOSTKARTE" de facto criticising them as "kitsch" - Beuys of course being a founder member of the rival Gruenen Partie . This card is signed by Beuys at the top and a dedication also in his hand at the side - both in blue ink. VG+.Schellmann nr P 46.

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Paris: Galerie Nancy Gillespie - Elisabeth de Laage, 1980 10 × 15cm, 1pp typographic announcement card for a gallery show. VG+ condition although a mailed example with tipped on address label verso.. ...