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    Sale 5948

    Photobooks

    19 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 90

    ED RUSCHA

    Price Realised  

    ED RUSCHA
    Thirtyfour Parking Lots in Los Angeles. Los Angeles: for the author, 1967.

    Quarto (255 x 200). 34 black and white photographs, one of these with a tipped-on flap. Original white card covers printed in orange, original glassine dust-jacket (some wear on the covers, dust-jacket worn with large chips and tears, and yellowed). Provenance: Ed Ruscha (gift inscription to:) -- Mike Salisbury (noted American graphic designer and photographer).

    FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY RUSCHA: 'For Mike [Salisbury]. Ed Ruscha'. The Open Book, pp.198-99; The Photobook, vol. II, pp. 140-41.


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