19 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,062
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 900
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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