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Edward RUSCHA: Complete set of his 16 artist books. 1963 - 1972:
Twentysix Gasoline Stations. 1963.
Various small Fires and Milk. 1964.
Some Los Angeles Apartments. 1965.
Every Building on the Sunset Strip. 1966.
Thirtyfour Parking Lots. 1967.
Royal Road Test. 1967.
Business Cards. 1968.
Nine Swimming Pools and a Broken Glass. 1968.
Crackers. 1969.
Babycakes. 1970.
Real Estate Opportunities. 1970.
A Few Palm Trees. 1971.
Records. 1971.
Dutch Details. 1971.
Edward Ruscha (ED-WERD REW-SHAY) Young Artist. 1972.
Colored People. 1972.

All in 1st edition, some signed.

 

Ruscha: Twentysix Gasoline Stations Ruscha Some LosAngeles Apartments Ruscha Thirtyfour Parking Lots

 


Edward RUSCHA: Almost complete set (lacking Dutch Details) of 15 (of 16) artist books:

Twentysix Gasoline Stations, 1963. 3rd Edition, 1969
Various Small Fires and Milk, 1964. 2nd Edition, 1970. Signed
Some Los Angeles Apartments, 1965. 2nd Edition, 1970. Signed
The Sunset Strip, 1966. 1st Edition, 2nd Issue. Signed slipcase
Thirtyfour Parking Lots, 1967. 1st Edition. Signed
Royal Road Test, 1967. 1st Edition. Signed
Business Cards, 1968. 1st Edition. Signed by both artists on cover
Nine Swimming Pools, 1968. 1st Edition
Crackers, 1969. 1st Edition
Babycakes with Weights, 1970. 1st Edition
Real Estate Opportunities, 1970. 1st Edition. Signed
A Few Palm Trees, 1971. 1st Edition
Records, 1971. 1st Edition
Colored People, 1972. 1st Edition
Hard Light, 1978. 1st Edition. Signed.

15 books:
11 in 1st edition
1 in 1st, 2nd printing
1 in 3rd edition
2 in 2nd edition
Of which 8 signed.

Details on request.

 

 

Edward RUSCHA: Twentysix Gasoline Stations. 1963.
Artist book.
(48)p. Printed wrappers with glassine. 18x14 cm.
Self-published. First edition of 400.
Engberg B1

 

 

Edward RUSCHA: Various Small Fires and Milk. 1970 (1964).

Edward RUSCHA: Various Small Fires and Milk

Artist book.
(40)p./pl. of which 16 b/w photo plates. Printed wrappers with glassine dust jacket. 17.9x14.1 cm. Self-published, printed by Anderson, Richtie & Simon, Los Angeles, 1970 (1964), 2nd edition, 3000 copies.
Condition: Both glassine and book are in absolute perfect condition, as new. This copy has been kept in a kind of card box since it has been acquired by the previous owner in 1970. Rare condition.
Reference: S. Engberg & C. Phillpot : Edward Ruscha: Editions 1959 - 1999 Catalogue Raisonné, Engberg, Walker Art Center, Mineapolis, 1999: B2. / Franklin Furnace Archive Artists Book Bibliography, 1977-1979.

 

 

Edward RUSCHA: Every Building on the Sunset Strip. 1966.

Edward RUSCHA: Every Building on the Sunset Strip

Artist book.
A long horizontal strip of white paper folded in 53 1/2 panels (2: title + 51 1/2).
Offset b./w. photos printed all along the strip.
Wrappers. Accordion folded in a silver-foil covered card slipcase.
Folded: 18.1x14.4 cm. Unfolded: 18.1x696 cm.
(Edward Ruscha, Los Angeles, 1966). 1st edition, 1st printing of 1,000.00 copies.
Condition:
Book: a thin vertical trace of glue of the slipcase on both covers along the spine; a few fox traces on both covers; usual slight crease to spine; contents perfect. Slipcase: very good condition. A very good+ copy.
Reference: L.R. Lippard: Six years: the dematerialization... p. 11-12. Cat. Printed Matter, 1977, p. (55). A. Moeglin-Delcroix p.27, reproduced; Engberg B4 reproduced p.84 to 89; Roth 182 to 185. Hasselblad 198-20. Drucker 179. Parr & Badger volume II p. 142-143.

 

 

Edward RUSCHA Every Building on the Sunset Strip. 1966  

Edward RUSCHA

Every Building on the Sunset Strip. 1966.

Artist book.
A long horizontal strip of white paper folded in 53 panels.
Offset b./w. photos printed all along the strip.
Wrappers.
Accordion folded in a silver-foil covered card slipcase.
Folded: 18.1x14.4 cm. Unfolded: 18.1x696 cm.
(Edward Ruscha, Los Angeles), 1966.
1st edition, (of 1,000.00 unnumbered copies), 2nd state.
Condition:
Book: very good+ in spite of slight crease to spine; contents perfect.
Slipcase: very good+ condition.
A very good+ copy, near fine.

Reference:
L.R. Lippard: Six years: the dematerialization... p. 11-12. Cat. Printed Matter, 1977, p. (55). A. Moeglin-Delcroix p.27, reproduced; Engberg B4 reproduced p.84 to 89; Roth 182 to 185. Hasselblad 198-20. Drucker 179. Parr & Badger volume II p. 142-143.


 

 

Edward RUSCHA: Thirty four Parking Lots in Los Angeles. 1967.

Edward RUSCHA: Thirty four Parking Lots in Los Angeles

Artist book.
Unpaginated. 34 parking lots in 31 b/w offset photos (of which one folding) by Art Alanis. Wrappers. 25.3x20.3 cm. Self-pubished, n.p. (Los Angeles), 1967. 1st edition, 1st printing of 2413 copies.
Condition: Very good, almost fine: light flat fold on the first blank page; glassine: a very few lacks, specially on the back cover.
Reference: Enberg B5. Hasselblad 198-200.

 

 

Edward RUSCHA: Business Cards. (in collaboration with Billy Al BENGSTON). 1968.

Edward RUSCHA: Business Cards

Artist book.
(32)p./pl. 2 business cards stapled on the last page. Original faux wood-grain paper wrappers, bound by knotted single leather lace running through two drilled holes. 1 original b/w photo, (after a polaroid), mounted onto the front cover. 22.4x14.5 cm. Ed Ruscha/A. Bengston., (Hollywood), 1968. 1st edition of 1000. Signed by both artists ­as issued- on the front cover.
Condition: Mint/As new.
Reference: S. Engberg & C. Phillpot : Edward Ruscha: Editions 1959 - 1999 Catalogue Raisonné, Engberg, Walker Art Center, Mineapolis, 1999: B7, repr. p. 94-95.

 

 

Edward RUSCHA: Nine swimming pools and a broken glass. 1968.

Edward RUSCHA: Nine swimming pools and a broken glass

Artist book.
(40)pp., 10 color plates. Printed wrappers with glassine. 18.2x14.1 cm. Self-published, Los Angeles, 1968. 1st edition of 2400 copies.
Condition: Mint/As new.
Reference: Engberg B8, Hasselblad 198-199.

 

 

Edward RUSCHA / Joe GOODE. 1968.
Exhibition catalogue.
(32)p./pl.(some colored). Text in English by Dorothy Ruscha (Edward Ruscha's mother), M. Williams, H. T. Hopkins, biography. Plastcic binding. 25.4x20.5 cm. Show: March 27-April 21, 1968, by The Fine Arts Patrons of Newport Harbor at the Balboa Pavilion Gallery. The Fine Arts Patrons, Balboa, 1968.

 

 

Edward RUSCHA: Crackers. 1969.

Edward RUSCHA: Crackers

Artist book.
(236)p./pl., b/w offset photos. Softcover. 22.2x15 cm. Heavy Industry Publications, Hollywood, 1969. Photos by Ken Price, Joe Goode and Edward Ruscha. 1st edition
Condition: very good.
Reference: Auckland no 92; Krefeld pp. 158-161. Engberg B10. Hasselblad 198-200. Parr & Badger volume II p. 142-143.

 

 

Edward RUSCHA: Stains. 1969.

Edward RUSCHA: Stains  Edward RUSCHA: Stains box


Portfolio of prints.
75 plates, mixed-media stains (organic substances) and one stain on the inside cover of the box, artist's blood, and 3 pages.
Loose, housed in a black faux-leather clamshell box.
Each plate, numbered: 30.2x27.3 cm (11
7/8x10 3/4").
Box: 31.8x29.8x3.8 cm (12
1/2x11 3/4x10 3/4").
Hollywood, Heavy Industry, 1969.
Edition of 70, numbered and signed.
Plates and box are in fine condition, as new.

Reference: D. Hickey and P. Plagens: The works of Edward Ruscha, Hudson Hill Press and the San Francisco Museum of Art, 1982, plate 149 and pp. 168 and 178.

 

 

Edward RUSCHA: Babycakes with Weights. 1970.

Edward RUSCHA: Babycakes with Weights

Artist book.
52p. with 22 photographic illustrations. Baby-blue mattwrappers with title in green felt-like flocking material on cover, bound with a pink satin ribbon. 19.1x15.2 cm. Multiples, New York, 1970. 1st edition of 1200. Photographs by Ed Ruscha, Elizabeth Claman, Sid Felsen, Jerry McMillan and Danna Ruscha. One of the element of the famous boxed set Artists and Photographs.
Condition: Exceptional fine condition, absolutely "as new".
Reference: Engberg B11 reproduced p106-107.

 

 

Edward RUSCHA: Real Estate Opportunities. 1970.

Edward RUSCHA: Real Estate Opportunities

Artist book.
48 p. 25 b/w photographic illustrations. Printed wrappers with glassine. 17.7x14 cm. Self-published, Los Angeles, 1970. 1st edition.
Condition: Very good, almost fine: glassine with a small lack on the back; book asbolutely perfect.
Reference: Ruscha B12.

 

 

Edward RUSCHA: News, Mews, Pews, Brews & Dues. 1970.

Edward RUSCHA: News, Mews, Pews, Brews and Dues

Prints.
Portfolio of 6 mixed media -silkscreen and organic materials- prints on paper and 3 text leaves in folding moire silk-lined red velvet clamshell box. 60x80 cm. Edition of 125. Each print is numbered, dated and signed in black pencil. Porrtfolio is numbered and signed. Editions Alecto Limited, London. Printed by Lyndon Haywood, London.

 

 

 

Edward RUSCHA Galerie Alexandre Iolas, Paris

 

Edward RUSCHA

Galerie Alexandre Iolas, Paris

Exhibition catalogue.

Unpaginated. Photoportrait in frontispice, 2pp. text in English by Henry T. Hopkins, 14 full-page illustrations, list of the paintings.
Softcover.
21.2 x 15.9 cm.
Book design by Sergio Tosi.
Edward Ruscha’s second solo show in New York at Alexandre Iolas Gallery and his first exhibition catalogue.
As new.

 

 

 

 

Edward RUSCHA: A Few Palm Trees. 1971.

Edward RUSCHA: A Few Palm Trees

Artist book.
64p. 14 b/w photographic halftone illustrations. Glossy black wrappers. 17.8x14 cm. No dustjacket as issued. Self-published, Heavy Industry Publication, Hollywood, 1971. 1st (and only) edition of 3900.
Condition: Excellent. Fine.
Reference: Engberg & C. Phillpot : Edward Ruscha: Editions 1959 ­ 1999 Catalogue Raisonné, Engberg / Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 1999, volume 1 reproduced p. 110­111 n° B13, description volume 2 p. 76 reproduced, 125. Conceptual art in the Netherland and Belgium 1965 ­ 1975, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 2002 # 241.

 

 

Edward RUSCHA: Dutch Details. 1971.

Edward RUSCHA: Dutch Details. 1971.

Artist book.
23p. Spiral bounding. 11.4x38.1 cm. 1 page introduction and 116 b/w offset photographs on the Dutch community in Veendam, Stadskanaal, Musselkanaal and Ter Appel, ordered by the Groninger Museum. Deventer : Octopus Foundation à l'occasion de Sonsbeek 71, 1971,
Edition originally of 3,000 copies but only some 200 hundred were safe after a water damage.
Reference: S. Engberg & C. Phillpot : Edward Ruscha: Editions 1959 ­ 1999 Catalogue Raisonné, Engberg / Walker Art Center, Mineapolis, 1999, volume 1 reproduced p. 112 ­ 113 n° B14 volume 2 p. 75 reproduced, 126. Conceptual art in the Netherland and Belgium 1965 ­ 1975, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 2002 # 240 p. 168 (reproduction).

 

 

Edward RUSCHA: Records. 1971.

Edward RUSCHA: Records

Artist book.
60 photographs of the artist records collection by Jerry McMillan. Red wrappers printed black. 17.9x14 cm. Heavy Industry Publications, Hollywood, 1971. 1st edition of 2000.
Condition: Excellent minus a very tiny (8x4 mm) scratch on the front cover.
Reference: "The Works of Edward Ruscha," Hudson Hills Press, New York, in association with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1982, pp. 169. No. B15 in Siri Engberg and Clive Phillpot, "Edward Ruscha : Edition 1959-1999, Catalogue Raisonné," Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, and Distributed Art Publishers, New York, NY, 1999, pp. 126.

 

 

Edward RUSCHA: Colored People. 1972.
Artist book.
(64)p. of which 15 offest colored photo plates. Softcover. 17.8x14 cm. Self-publihed, (Hollywood), 1972. 1st edition.

 

 

Edward RUSCHA: Thirtyfour Parking Lots in Los Angeles. 1974.
Artist book.
48p., 31 b/w offset photos. Softcover. 25.5x20.5 cm. N.n., n. d. (1974) 2nd edition of 2000 copies.

 

 

Edward RUSCHA: Nine Swimming Pools and a Broken Glass. 1976 (1968).

Edward RUSCHA: Nine Swimming Pools and a Broken Glass. 1976

Artist book.
(40)pp., 10 color plates. Printed wrappers.
No dustjacket as issued. 17.8x14 cm.
Self-published, 1976. 2nd edition of 2,000.
Very good copy.
Reference:
Engberg B8, Hasselblad 198-199.

 

 

Edward RUSCHA / Lawrence WEINER: Hard Light. 1978.

Edward RUSCHA / Lawrence WEINER: Hard Light

Artist book.
120 p. Pictorial wrappers. 17.8x12.7 cm. No dustjacket as issued. 65 photos by Ruscha, Lawrence Weiner and Susan Haller. Heavy Industry Publications, Los Angeles, 1978. 1st edition of 3560.
Condition: Fine/As new.
Reference: Engberg B17. The Open Book 198-201.

 

 

Edward RUSCHA Pick, Pan, Shovel. 1980  

Edward RUSCHA

Pick, Pan, Shovel. 1980.

Print.

Lithograph printed in colors on Arches paper.
Untrimmed full margins.
56x76 cm.

Published by the Graphics Arts Council of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Blindstamp of the printer, Cirrus, Los Angeles.
Edition of 100 dated, numbered and signed in black pencil.

Reference:
Engberg 107.


 

 

Edward RUSCHA: Heaven 1/2 Way Hell. 1988.



Print. Deluxe edition copy of Parkett #18.
3-color lithograph on Rives.
Original work by Edward Ruscha, specially created for issue #18, 1988, of the contemporary art magazine Parkett.
The 100 Deluxe Edition copies include this lithograph, folded in three, dated, numbered and signed by Ruscha. Unfolded: 20x76 cm (7 7/8"x29 5/8").
Condition is excellent, except two tiny petty vertical invisible tears, 2mm (0.07") long, at the top edge of each of the 2 original folds.
This print is n° 2/100, dated, numbered and signed by the artist.
Inserted in the volume.

 

 

 

 


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