19 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 625
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
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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