Fine in Fine jacket. Signed by Subject FINE stated 1st edition (previous owner's neat bookplate) in a FINE color pictorial dust jacket. SIGNED BY SUBJECT "Red Grooms" (in red ink on the half-title page). Archival dust jacket protector provided. Large square quarto volume (11.75" by 11.75"), 252 pages, including a photo-illustrated chronology, a bibliography, and a detailed index, color pictorial endpapers, 301 plates (color and B&W reproductions of art work and B&W photographs).
As New in J As New jacket. Folio Dust Jacket Condition: As New. 252 pp, Introduction; 1. From Tennessee to Manhattan; 2. On the Road with Red and Mimi; 3. Coast to Coast: 26th Street to Beverly Hills; 4. Moving On; 5. Breakthrough; 6. Ruckus and More Ruckus; 7. Cleveland, Philadelphia, and Beyond; Epilogue: Shoot-out; chronology, exhibitions, public collections, bibliography, index with 301color and b&w illustrations. First Edtion, 1984. Signed in Red Ink By Red Groom on Special Collector's Edition Plate recto ffep. "'Ruckus' is the perfect word to describe the high-spirited chaos of Red Grooms's crazy world, where real life and fantasy blend into a whol-hearted celebration. That irrepressibly playful spirit animates this wonderfully illustrated book, bringing the work to life both for Groom's legions of enthustic fans and for those who still look forward to discovering him." from the jacket flap. In Original Pristine color-Illustrated Slipcase. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with embossed title on front board, gilt lettering to spine, and illustrated endpapers. ~Click on BOOKSTORES to browse our extensive listings of similar titles in Art History~
Fine in fine jacket. Profusely illustrated with 301 plates, many in color. 252pp. Large square 4to, navy blue silk cloth, d.w., pictorial slipcase with die-cut window. New York: Abbeville Press, (1984). First edition. A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper and box. Collector's edition, lacking the signed insert card.
Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed by illustrator. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 252 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. First edition, signed limited edition. Signed by Red Grooms on the publisher's bookplate as issued. A fine clean tight copy in fine dust jacket and fine die-cut illustrated slip case. Uncommon in this signed limited special edition.
Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed. First Edition. SIGNED collectors edition. A couple of minor dings on the slipcase. Green Apple Books and Music, Publisher Weekly's Bookstore of the Year 2014, has been San Francisco's favorite independent bookseller for more than 40 years! Shipping costs on oversize / international orders will reflect actual shipping charges and may be more than quoted by ABE. We will need to contact you with true shipping costs and ask for authorization before adjusting cost.
New in New jacket. Signed By Artist Signed by artist on a bookplate affixed to the page opposite the half title page that reads "This Collector's Edition was commissioned by Abbeville Press and signed by (his signature) Red Grooms"
089659517X SIGNED IN RED PAINT BY RED GROOMS ON A PUBLISHER'S PASTE-DOWN SLIP ON VERSO OF FRONT ENDSHEET: "THIS COLLECTOR'S EDITION WAS COMMISSIONED BY ABBEVILLE PRESS AND SIGNED BY RED GROOMS. " Very lavish large book that takes a look at the wild and crazy larger than life creations of the popular artist who has been entertaining us for over 50 years with his large scale 3-D environments, paintings, films, and sculptures. Very nicely designed with a colorful wraparound dustjacket and a thick equally colorful die-cut slipcase, both designed by Grooms. Illustrated with 302 color and b&w repros. of his art, along with essay and a biblio. Fine/fine.
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