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    Sale 5948


    19 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 97


    Price Realised  


    Nine Swimming Pools and a Broken Glass. Los Angeles: for the author, 1968.

    Octavo (180 x 140mm). 10 colour photographs. Original white card covers printed in black, original glassine dust-jacket (small spot on spine, light wear, dust-jacket with long and creased tear on the back panel, small holes on the front panel, and small chips along edges). Provenance: Ed Ruscha (gift inscription to:) -- Mike Salisbury (noted American graphic designer and photographer).

    FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY RUSCHA: 'To Mike [Salisbury]. Ed'. The Open Book, pp.198-99.

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