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    Sale 5948

    Photobooks

    19 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 82

    ED RUSCHA

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    ED RUSCHA
    Various Small Fires and Milk. Los Angeles: Anderson, Ritchie and Simon, 1964.

    Small octavo (180 x 140mm). 16 toned black and white photographs. Original printed card covers, original glassine dust-jacket (dust-jacket with small chips at edges, creased tear on rear panel). Provenance: Mike Salisbury (noted American graphic designer and photographer).

    FIRST EDITION. ONE OF 400 COPIES ONLY. The second book, and one of the rarer titles, in 'the most renowned series of artist's books in the history of the genre' (The Photobook). From the collection of Mike Salisbury. The Photobook, vol. II, p.140. Cf. 101 Books, pp.182-5; The Open Book, pp.198-201.


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