Little Sparta: Wild Hawthorn Press, 1996
11.5 x 14cm, 4pp. Artist’s card with a drawing of fishing creels by Kathleen Lindsey on the front an internally a poem by Finlay based on Theocritus’s Idyll XX1, lines 6 – 13. The poem describes two old fishermen asleep next to their fishing gear and notes their blanket is “a gansey stiched (it seemed) from net”. Gansey is a style of knitting that was used primarily by fishermen with a very large and loose stitch. VG+.

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