Little Sparta: Wild Hawthorne Press, 1971
15 x 18cm, 6pp folded card printed with a line drawing by Jim Nicholson of a boat amongst vegetation. The card called A Memory of Summer has additonal information thus “In Trelew Creek, During Mrs Thomas Gray’s Building of the Hobah” and below that

A ketch
In vech

A is a two-masted sailboat whose mainmast is taller than the mizzen mast (and thr mast can be seen over the flowers in the drawing) and vetch is a fast growing vertical flower which here is being likened to the masts of the boat. The “memory” is from a book called The Merchant Schooners” from 1978 – and refers to the boat being built in the creek hence the boat like the vetch grows naturally during the summer months.
This is one of 300 copies numbered and signed by Finlay.VG+.

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