Very Good. Something Else Press, 1967. Hardcover book in dust jacket, both in very good condition. White boards with embossed front board and mettalic silver lettering along spine. Dust jacket shows slight wear to head of spine and minor ink marking to front cover. Envelope containing business card for The Store affixed to front free endpaper. Documents from The Store and The Ray Gun Theater selected by the author and Emmett Williams. Photographs by Robert R. McElroy. Black & white and color reproductions. Unnumbered pages.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Book Hard bound with dust jacket. White cloth boards w/ blind-stamped lettering to front board. Spine has red cloth background with silver lettering. Oldenburg's "The Store" business card in glassine envelope pasted to front free end page, as issued. Color and black & white photography by Robert R. McElroy. Store Days is a selection by the artist, Claes Oldenburg, with the aid of Emmett Williams. Oldenburg is a Swedish sculptor, best known for his public art installations typically featuring very large replicas of everyday objects. Texts, graphic materials, and photos from 1961-1962. The documents are presented as directly as possible, since this no catalog of this, a seminal moment in the history of art. The dust jacket shows wear, and a few small close tears. Some minor soiling to edges of white cloth boards, otherwise with interior clean.
Acceptable jacket. Very Good-in Acceptable clipped dust jacket; dust jacket has large open tear to back panel; glassine with card is included on front ffep; some discoloration to endpapers; minor foxing to fore-edge of text block; no markings to pages. Pasadena's finest independent new and used bookstore.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Hardcover. 4to. Something Else Press. 1967. 148 pgs. Comes with the original blue card. DJ in excellent shape, unclipped and with no tears present. No ownership marks present. Text is clean and free of marks, binding tight and solid, boards clean with no wear present. Bx-128; 148 pages.
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Color and b/w; 4to 11"-13" tall; 148 pages; Bound in white cloth-covered boards, and complete with mylar-covered dust jacket. Author-signed work by the famed Swedish sculptor Claes Oldenburg. "Claes Oldenburg is a Swedish sculptor, best known for his public art installations typically featuring very large replicas of everyday objects" (courtesy of Wikipedia). The reverse of the front flyleaf bears an original signature of Claes Oldenburg. Affixed to the front flyleaf is a glassine pocket that holds a business card for the grand opening of The Store, which features an announcement for the grand opening. The work is illustrated with many photographs and reproductions of Oldenburg's art. The volume shows mild external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The unclipped dust jacket displays shelf wear to its lower edge, displaying some tears. The book measures approximately 8 3/4" x 11 1/4". Unpaginated but aprox 148.; 0.
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