LOT 1805
SOLD €1600,00

[Edward Ruscha] Every building on the Sunset Strip.

Los Angeles, Edward Ruscha, 1966, with sticker of the American Distributor Wittenborn and Company of New York to inside back cover, first printing issued in 1000 copies (with folding flap on the last complete leaf), leporello illustrated with photos of both sides of the street (total length when unfolded ± 8 metres), in original silver-printed wrapper, 18 x 14.3 cm.

Without the silver-coloured slipcase; wrapper discoloured and sl. creased on spine and with a few stains to inside and outside; owner's name Wim Beeren on the title page. Good copy of the first printing of this iconic photobook. Parr/ Badger, The Photobook II, p. 140-143: "Every building in the Sunset Strip is the great exception within Ed Ruscha's photobook bibliography, and an important one. It was the fourth of the artist's books that he published, and expanded on the standard format of the seminal Twentysix gasoline stations (...)."

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