Sale 18PH01 | Lot 36

RUSCHA, EDWARD (b. 1937) Every Building on the Sunset Strip

Catalogue: Photographs

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Lot 36
RUSCHA, EDWARD (b. 1937) Every Building on the Sunset Strip
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[Los Angeles]: Edward Ruscha, 1966. First edition, the first issue with the panorama extending over the partial last leaf. [Limited to 1000 copies, though not explicitly stated]. White paper card covers with the title printed in silver on the spine and front cover, in the silver slipcase. 77 x 5 1/2 inches (18 x 14.5 cm); contents concertina fold, with every building on the Sunset Strip depicted on the resulting (approximately) 24 foot (7 meter) strip. Offset and faint staining from the glue of the case, the spine somewhat darkenend and creased, light creasing to the final flap, some minor wear and lifting of the silver paper on the case.
A now classic photobook, and one of the best known of Ruscha's productions. Parr and Badger The Photobook: A History, Volume Two, 142-3.


Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $3,125 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $3,125 (includes buyer's premium)

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