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    Sale 2458 | Lot 403
    Price Realized: $16,250With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2458 Lot 403

      EDWARD RUSCHA.
      A fine collection including 13 of Ruscha's renowned artist's books.
      Each humorously and conceptually illustrated with reproductions of Ruscha's own and appropriated photographs. The collection includes 5 signed titles, one of which is inscribed to Mike Salisbury, an important graphic designer and peer of Ruscha. Various formats, but most are 8vos, each are as issued, including 5 with original glassine dust jackets and one with the original printed dust jacket; one with the original slipcase. Hasselblad 198. 11 FIRST EDITIONS, 5 ARE SIGNED BY RUSCHA.
      Vp, Vd

      Estimate $10,000 - 15,000

      Twentysix Gasoline Stations. Second edition, one of 500 copies. Self-published, 1967

      Every Building on the Sunset Strip. First edition. Self-published, 1966
      Thirtyfour Parking Lots in Los Angeles. First edition. SIGNED BY RUSCHA. Self-published, 1967

      Royal Road Test. First edition. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY RUSCHA AND WILLIAMS TO MIKE [SALISBURY]. Self-published, 1967

      Nine Swimming Pools and A Broken Glass. First edition. Self-published, 1968

      Crackers. First edition. Heavy Industry Publications, Hollywood, 1969

      Babycakes with Weights. First edition. Multiples, Inc., New York, 1970

      Real Estate Opportunities. First edition. SIGNED BY RUSCHA. Self-published, 1970

      Records. First edition. Heavy Industry Publications, Hollywood, 1971
      Colored People. First edition. SIGNED BY RUSCHA. Self-published, 1972

      A Few Palm Trees. First edition. Heavy Industry Publications, Hollywood, 1971

      Hard Light. First edition. SIGNED BY RUSCHA. Heavy Industry Publications, Hollywood, and Moved Pictures, New York, 1978

      Various Small Fires. Second Edition. Self-published, 1970.

      WITH--A selection of 5 modern publications by Ruscha including: Cityscapes, O Books, Leo Castelli Gallery, 1997 * S Books, Coutts Contemporary Art Foundation, 2001 * Picturing Ed, Craig Krull Gallery, 2004 * Then & Now, Steidl, 2005 * Dirtybaby, Prestel, 2010.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $16,250

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