April 1982

Little Sparta: Wild Hawthorn Press, 1982
30.2 x 53cm, brown and black on white offset lithograph. A painting buy Ian Gadner of a line of boats - all "penny browns". Penny Brown stamps were a mid 19th century postal stamp and one presumes there is a visual correspondence between this delightful maritime scene and the idea of individual items moving to a destination. VG.


Little Sparta: Saint-Just Vigilantes (Finlay), n.d. (c. 1982)
30 x 21cm, vintage spirit duplicate of public leaflet written by Finlay quoting Saint Just and arguing the difference between a revolutionary and a reactionary and a further quotation by Denis Roche argues that it is the change in language that takes place during a revolution that is truly revolutionary.
Further short texts by Finlay alter a C.H. Sisson's quote in favour of revolutionary action. The leaflet which was handed out at a public demonstration in support of Finlay is "dedicated to the memory of the poet Robert Kenedy". Poor quality of reproduction as issued but else VG+.

Koln: Edition Hundertmark , n.d. (1982).
15 x 10.5cm, 2pp. Artist's postcard with a reproduced painting by Blume on the front. This image was also used in a poster by the artists. A dual performance emphasising the new emerging Green politics. VG+.


Alsbach: Verlaggalerie Leaman, 1982
11.5 x 11.2cm, 20pp plus oversize wrappers. Artist's book containing five drawings by Gary Hincks and poems by Finlay.




which is illustrated with drawings of bobbins used in toy model making.
One of 500 copies. VG+.