Little Sparta: Wild Hawthorn Press, 1981
5 x 7cm, 4pp. One of Finlay’s smallest cards – here with a drawing by Lucius Burckhardt of a face with a republican hat above a capital from a classical column. not the best sketch ever as it looks jumbled and hard to see but there you have it. Inside the card is one of Finlay’s “definition” works – the double meaning of the “A REPUBLICAN CROWN” is joined with a quotation from Gerd Neumann about Callimachus the Greek poet of the disappearance of a capital which reads like word salad. You can take from the above that this is not my favourite of cards.

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