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Ed Ruscha (American, b. 1937)

Twentysix Gasoline Stations, 1962; 26 photolithographs in bound book with glassine dust jacket (first edition); Signed, dated (1963), inscribed and numbered 56; 7" x 5 1/2" (closed book); Printer: The Cunningham Press, Alhambra, California; Publisher: Artist, A National Excelsior Publication; Literature: Engberg B1; Provenance: Gene Fenn, New York and Paris; Dolores J. Fenn Estate, New York; Private Collection, New Jersey


Sale Price: $5,938

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000


Condition Report

Signed, dated and inscribed "Hello Jim/Mary Lou/Ed Ruscha/1963" in ink on dedication page. Handling marks on dedication page. Numbered 56 in red pencil. Some soiling and moisture damage to dust jacket with tears along the folds and outside edges. Cover shows handling and is discolored, especially along bottom edge and shows some exposure to moisture. Small handling crimps (lightly dogeared) in the top and bottom corners of the cover and first few pages. Minor handling throughout. Minor stains throughout. Please be advised that condition reports are often updated during preview. Please be sure to check for updated condition reports the day of the sale, as there may have been a change or addition..

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