April 1983

Little Sparta: Wild Hawthorn Press, 1983 15.4 x 16.2cm, 1pp artist card with a drawing of the Temple of Apollo which was the disputed building in the dispute with Strathclyde Region. The facade has the carved text: "TO APOLLO/HIS MUSIC/HIS MISSILES/HIS MUSES". The drawing is by Nicholas Sloan. Murray renames this card "Temple of Apollo Facade" but the title should really be in Italian as per the legend on the card.VG+.

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Little Sparta: Wild Hawthorn Press, n.d. c. 1982.
21 x 18cm, 1pp printed letterhead - green on grey. Finlay created a number of different stationery for Little Sparta and used them (as far as we can tell) indiscriminately for his correspondence. This unused example has across the top "PAN incorporating PICK/Scociety of Scottish Garden Poets". And at the bottom "The PICK is mightier than the PEN". Fine....

Little Sparta: Wild Hawthorn Press, 1983
20.6 x 12.5cm, 1pp, black and blue on white card. The "flute" is created by the letters C and U in a repeating series of the words ICE and DUST in a vertical line such as the letters line up. Appended notes explain that Saint-Just owned an ivory flute and the words ICE and Dust come from contemporary revolutionary quotations. VG+.

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