• Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 103

    RUSCHA, Edward (b. 1937). Royal Road Test. Los Angeles: for the author, 1967. 8° (240 x 160mm). 36 black-and-white photographs. Original spiral-bound tan card covers printed in black (light wear including to the spiral, short shallow creases at corners). Provenance: Ed Ruscha (gift inscription to:) -- Mike Salisbury (noted American graphic designer and photographer).

    Price Realised  

    RUSCHA, Edward (b. 1937). Royal Road Test. Los Angeles: for the author, 1967. 8° (240 x 160mm). 36 black-and-white photographs. Original spiral-bound tan card covers printed in black (light wear including to the spiral, short shallow creases at corners). Provenance: Ed Ruscha (gift inscription to:) -- Mike Salisbury (noted American graphic designer and photographer).

    FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY RUSCHA to Mike Salisbury: 'For Mike. From Ed and Mase and Pat!' The Open Book, pp.198-99.


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