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    With "Compliments of the Artist" Card Tipped In

    Two Books of Ed Ruscha, including: Edward Ruscha. Twentysix Gasoline Stations. [Alhambra: Cunningham Press], 1969. Third edition, one of 3,000 unnumbered copies. Octavo. Unpaginated. Illustrated with photographs of gas stations. Publisher's white wrappers with titles in red. Glassine dust jacket. Light toning to glassine and edges. A few minor chips of glassine. A near fine copy of the first book by Ed Ruscha. [and:] 4 x 6: Zeichnungen von Edward Ruscha. Munster: Wesfalischer Kunstverein, 1986. First Edition, 1100 copies printed. With tipped-in business card on front pastedown which reads "Compliments of the author." Author is crossed out and "Artist" substituted. Octavo. 76 unpaginated pages. Twenty-four color illustrations after drawings by Ruscha. Publisher's blue cloth boards with silver-stamped titles to front and spine. Spine titles and front slightly rubbed. Text in German and English. Otherwise, a near fine copy.

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    April, 2012
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