Near fine condition. Book. Quarto (4to). 20 works reproduced. Exhibition catalog. Hardcover binding with minimal shelfwear; almost new condition. Published with the cooperation of the Leo Castelli Gallery. Book design by Ruscha and John Cheim. Limited to 2000 copies published. First edition.
(RUSCHA, EDWARD). Ruscha, Edward. ED RUSCHA. New York: Robert Miller Gallery & Leo Castelli Gallery, 1987. First Edition 1/2000. 4to. Debossed Boards. Artist Monograph. Near Fine/No Jacket-As Issued. np (52pp), 20 color illustrations. Designed by Edward Ruscha and John Cheim. This is the austerely designed hardbound catalogue issued in conjunction with a 1987 Robert Miller Gallery exhibition of twenty "Shadow Paintings" on canvas executed by Ed Ruscha between 1986 and 1987-each of which receives a full page illustration here. A handsome example showing trivial dents to the boards at the head of the spine and upper foredge tips. It has been priced accordingly. 0-944680-00-3 Inventory Number: 025275.
Fine. Hardcover in black boards with bold red letters on front. No dust jacket, as issued. One of a limited edition of 2000 copies published to accompany an exhibit of Ruscha's paintings at the Robert Miller Gallery in New York in November 1987. Book is As New, crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. Inked name on corner of front pastedown page. Published in conjunction with the Leo Castelli Gallery. Book design by Ed Ruscha and John Cheim. Photographed by Paul Ruscha. 11" x 11". Unpaginated.
Fine. No dust jacket as issued. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Black leatherette-covered boards with title stamped in red on cover and spine; no dust jacket as issued. Paintings by Ed Ruscha. Includes a list of works. Designed by Ed Ruscha and John Cheim. Unpaginated (48 pp. ), with 20 four-color plates. 10-3/4 x 10-3/4 inches. This first edition was limited to 2000 unnumbered copies. Fine. Published on the occasion of an exhibition at Robert Miller Gallery, New York.
Near Fine. No dust jacket as issued. First edition. Soft cover. Yellow laminated wrappers with title printed in black on cover, no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Ed Ruscha. Unpaginated (64 pp. ), with 15 four-color plates. 7 x 5-1/2 inches. This first and only edition was limited to 4065 copies. [Cited in Andrew Roth, ed., The Open Book. (Göteborg, Sweden: Hasselblad Center in association with Steidl Verlag, Göttingen, Germany, 2004).]. Near Fine (a very small "Pasadena Art Museum" on the title page, else a bright, tight copy). Color photographs of cacti and other desert flora, stripped from their backgrounds and presented floating against the white paper of the page.
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