Sale 11BP01 | Lot 60

[PHOTOBOOK] RUSCHA, EDWARD. Every Building on the Sunset Strip

Catalogue: Books, Photographs & Prints

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Lot 60
[PHOTOBOOK] RUSCHA, EDWARD. Every Building on the Sunset Strip.
. [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 preserving the original publisher's wrap around band. 7 inches (18 cm); contents concertina fold, with every building on the Sunset Strip depicted on the resulting (approximately) 24 foot (7 meter) strip. Minimal wear, but in an exceptional state of preservation for this fragile work.
A now classic photobook, and one of the best known of Ruscha's productions, this is rarely found in such attractive condition. Parr and Badger The Photobook: A History, Volume Two, 142-3.


Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $5,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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