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Twentysix gasoline stations. First edition, 1963. 400 numbered copies.
Ruscha, Edward.
[Los Angeles: A National Excelsior publication], 1962, First edition. Number 204 of 400 copies printed in April, 1963 by the Cunningham Press, Alhambra, California. Ruscha's first bookóit all began here. White paper covers with title in red. 26 black-and-white plates (3 double-spread) on [48 ] pp. Light wear. 17.9 x 14.1 cm. Original glassine browned, chipped at edges, and lightly rippled by glass ring. Small, light stain in margins of pp. [14-23], not affecting images. **Free domestic or international shipping with direct order.  more information
Price: 12500.00 USD
Laurence McGilvery

Laurence McGilvery
PO Box 852
La Jolla, CA 92038
United States

Phone: 858-454-4443

Hard light.
Ruscha, Edward, and Lawrence Weiner.
Los Angeles: [the artists], 1978, Ruscha's 17th book. Glossy color covers with black spine, no title. No text; almost entirely black-and-white photographs. 17.8 x 12.7 cm. Lower corner of final page turned. Otherwise fine. **Free domestic or international shipping with direct order.  more information
Price: 400.00 USD
Laurence McGilvery

Laurence McGilvery
PO Box 852
La Jolla, CA 92038
United States

Phone: 858-454-4443

23 pieces. SIGNED.
Ruppersberg, Allen.
[Los Angeles? The artist? 1969?], Artist's book, SIGNED. 23 photographs of scenes and settings around L.A. [29 leaves, including front and rear blanks.] White cover with white plastic spiral binding. 15.9 x 20.5 cm. As new.  more information
Price: 400.00 USD
Laurence McGilvery

Laurence McGilvery
PO Box 852
La Jolla, CA 92038
United States

Phone: 858-454-4443

A few palm trees. Inscribed.
Ruscha, Edward.
Hollywood: Heavy Industry Publications, 1971, First edition. Inscribed in pencil and green ink. Ruscha's 13th book. Black paper covers with no titling. 14 photographs of palm trees, mostly in Hollywood, with locations noted on opposite pages. Approximately the last half of the book consists of blank pages, as issued. 17.8 x 13.9 cm. Laid in: a Heavy Industries mailer announcing this book and inviting the addressee to the release party on May 16, 1971, at Ciro's, 8433 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood. It is printed on light-green paper 35.8 x 27.9 cm and folded in four. The address panel bears the printed return address, the address in...  more information
Price: 850.00 USD
Laurence McGilvery

Laurence McGilvery
PO Box 852
La Jolla, CA 92038
United States

Phone: 858-454-4443

Claes Oldenburg: the soft screw. Essay by Melinda Wortz, with...
Oldenburg, Claes.
Los Angeles: Gemini G.E.L., 1976, A combined prospectus and catalogue of a suite of prints in the form of a paper scroll 8 inches tall by 8 feet long. 3 photographs and 8 reproductions of lithographs (the originals are 67-1/2 x 40-1/2 inches). Made of two lengths of paper joined together and housed in a small tube with plastic caps and bearing an address label and postage. Oldenburg's native wit and pure drawing skill transcend the limitations of Pop Art (in this writer's opinion). "Because of the pejorative verbal implications of the word 'screw,' Oldenburg has found it nearly impossible for his large-scale, public proposals...  more information
Price: 125.00 USD
Laurence McGilvery

Laurence McGilvery
PO Box 852
La Jolla, CA 92038
United States

Phone: 858-454-4443

Various small fires and milk. Inscribed.
Ruscha, Edward.
[Los Angeles: the artist], 1965, First edition, warmly inscribed around the time of publication. 400 copies printed by Anderson, Ritchie & Simon, Los Angeles. Ruscha's 2nd book. White paper covers with title in black. 16 plates printed one side only. [38] pp. 18.4 x 14 cm. Light wear. Original glassine with very shallow moisture ring, somewhat browned, chipped at top and bottom, and torn 3.7 cm at the top of the rear flap. **Free domestic or international shipping with direct order.  more information
Price: 4000.00 USD
Laurence McGilvery

Laurence McGilvery
PO Box 852
La Jolla, CA 92038
United States

Phone: 858-454-4443

Thirtyfour parking lots in Los Angeles. Inscribed.
Ruscha, Edward.
Los Angeles: the artist, 1967, Inscribed first printing (2,413 copies). Ruscha's 5th book. 31 captioned photographs by Art Alanis (the last one doublespread, with a tab 9 x 3.6 cm extending the image off the page; the previous two each depicting two neighboring parking lots, to make 34 total). [48] pp. White paper covers printed in red. 25.4 x 20.3 cm. Original glassine chipped and torn. Inscription over small date stamp in red: January 28, 1968. Two other copies with this same stamp have been located, so perhaps these were marked by the gallery for this event. Laid in: invitation card to book-signing party for...  more information
Price: 2500.00 USD
Laurence McGilvery

Laurence McGilvery
PO Box 852
La Jolla, CA 92038
United States

Phone: 858-454-4443

Nine swimming pools and a broken glass.
Ruscha, Edward.
[Los Angeles: the artist], 1968, First printing (2400 copies). Ruscha's 8th book. Title & copyright pages & 10 color plates + 52 blank pages, as issued. 18.1 x 14 cm. Tiny nick out of glassine at upper front spine. Pasadena Art Museum price sticker (without price) on front inside flap of glassine. Card laid in: "Compliments of the author." A few chips on top edge of original glassine. **Free domestic or international shipping with direct order.  more information
Price: 1350.00 USD
Laurence McGilvery

Laurence McGilvery
PO Box 852
La Jolla, CA 92038
United States

Phone: 858-454-4443

Records.
Ruscha, Edward.
Hollywood: Heavy Industry Publications, 1971, Photos by Jerry McMillan. Ruscha's 15th book. Bright-red paper covers with the title in black. Title leaf and 60 black-and-white plates. 17.8 x 14.1 cm. **Free domestic or international shipping with direct order.  more information
Price: 1000.00 USD
Laurence McGilvery

Laurence McGilvery
PO Box 852
La Jolla, CA 92038
United States

Phone: 858-454-4443

Colored People.
Ruscha, Edward.
[Los Angeles, the artist], 1972, First edition (4065 copies). Ruscha's 16th book. 15 color illustrations (1 doublespread) of cacti, succulents, palms, banana trees, etc. [32] pp. + 16 blank leaves as issued. Glossy yellow wrappers. 17.9 x 14 cm. Small price sticker (5.00) and minute bump at bottom front corner of cover. **Free domestic or international shipping with direct order.  more information
Price: 350.00 USD
Laurence McGilvery

Laurence McGilvery
PO Box 852
La Jolla, CA 92038
United States

Phone: 858-454-4443

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Benton, J. A. (Joseph Augustine)
Sacramento: Solomon Alter, 1853. Original burgundy cloth with gilt spine title, octavo, 261 pp. 6 engraved plates by Charles Nahl printed on colored paper.  more information
Price: 200.00
Chanticleer Books

Chanticleer Books
127 East Napa St.
Sonoma, CA 95476
United States

Phone: 707-996-7613

Belle Baranceanu: a retrospective. Essays by Bram Dijkstra and Anne...
[Baranceanu, Belle] University of California, San Diego.
La Jolla, CA: University of California, San Diego, 1985, 40 plates (11 color, including 1 double-spread); paper covers.; 21.5 x 28 cm. As new. **Fine catalogue from the Mandeville Gallery on a good, little-known, WPA-period artist who spent most of her long life in California. **Free domestic shipping with direct order.  more information
Price: 25.00 USD
Laurence McGilvery

Laurence McGilvery
PO Box 852
La Jolla, CA 92038
United States

Phone: 858-454-4443

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ARTISTS AGAINST RAPE
San Francisco: Artists Against Rape, ca. 2000, 5 1/2 x 11 in. Wraps, twine bound. Unpaginated . Fine.  more information
Price: 30.00 USD
Bibliomania

Bibliomania
1816 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94612
United States

Phone: (510) 835-5733

No sun without shadow: the art of Harry Sternberg. [By]...
[Sternberg, Harry] California Center for the Arts.
Escondido, CA: California Center for the Arts, 2000, 1000 copies. Decorated paper covers.. 27.9 x 22.8 cm. 148 pp., including 62 plates (36 in color) & 53 illustrations (2 in color). New. **The first comprehensive monograph on the seven-decade career of the "passionate humanist" Harry Sternberg. His work runs the gamut from closely observed glimpses of life in New York in the 1920s and 1930s , through the WPA era, to metaphorical images of terror and hope and lyrical landscapes. Judaica is the strongest influence. "Exhibition checklist" (pp. 102-107); "Public collections and murals" (pp. 108-109); "Chronology" (p. 110-21) includes 39 illustrations; "Exhibition history" (pp. 122-33); "Bibliography" (pp. 134-47)....  more information
Price: 45.00 USD
Laurence McGilvery

Laurence McGilvery
PO Box 852
La Jolla, CA 92038
United States

Phone: 858-454-4443

Christo: Running Fence, Sonoma and Marin Counties, California 1972-76.
[Christo] Tomkins, Calvin; Bourdon, David; Gorgoni, Gianfranco (phot).
New York: Abrams, 1978, 2159 signed copies with a page-sized piece of the original cloth bound in. Mainly illustrations, including much color, doublespreads, gatefolds, etc. 694 pp. White cloth with silver titling on the spine. 27 x 28.8 cm (oversquare, 10-5/8 x 11-3/8 inches) In cloth and board slipcase with panoramic aerial view of Running Fence wrapping around both sides and the spine. 12 pounds in weight. As new copy in original wrapping and numbered shipping carton. A lavish production fitting the work itself, this splendid volume covers every aspect of Running Fence, from a 1973 sketch, through endless negotiations with the public and...  more information
Price: 200.00 USD
Laurence McGilvery

Laurence McGilvery
PO Box 852
La Jolla, CA 92038
United States

Phone: 858-454-4443

George Herms: selected works 1960-1972.
[Herms, George].
California State University, Los Angeles, Art Gallery, 1972, 12 plates (2 color). 20 pp. White paper covers. printed in brown with Herms' L O V E design on the rear cover. 18.5 x 21 cm (oversquare). Statement by Herms. Fine. **Free domestic shipping with direct order.  more information
Price: 50.00 USD
Laurence McGilvery

Laurence McGilvery
PO Box 852
La Jolla, CA 92038
United States

Phone: 858-454-4443

Picture-poems by Kenneth Patchen: seven letterpress cards and envelopes. Series...
Patchen, Kenneth
[Palo Alto, California? The author? ca. 1962], A total of 14 folders in two separate, original packaging, unopened. Cards: 8 x 5 inches; envelopes: 5.5 x 8.125 inches. In a letter to my wife and me Miriam Patchen described these two new series as ". . . seven different, never-before-pubished 'Picture-poems' on a variety of colored and not colored papers, some surfaced, some not, packaged with deluxe, deckle-edged (like the one here) envelopes in a sealed cellophane wrapper with a gaily-colored identifying label. . . . The printing is small." We ordered 25 sets of each on 28 July 1962 and probably sold most of the cards...  more information
Price: 500.00 USD
Laurence McGilvery

Laurence McGilvery
PO Box 852
La Jolla, CA 92038
United States

Phone: 858-454-4443

Mullican: an exhibition of paintings at the San Francisco Museum...
Mullican, Lee.
San Francisco Museum of Art, 1949, Mullican's first one-man show. 4 plates and color decoration on title page. [16] pp. + tissue flyleaves. 25.3 x 15.8 cm. Tan paper covers decorated with elaborate drawing in black and title in red. 800 copies. Foreword by Richard B. Freeman; texts by the artists Wolfgang Paalen and Gordon Onslow-Ford. The two of them and Mullican formed the post-Surrealist San Francisco group Dynaton, which also had a legendary exhibition at the San Francisco Museum in 1951. This copy of a delicate publication is in better condition than it has any right to be. **Free domestic or international shipping with direct...  more information
Price: 350.00 USD
Laurence McGilvery

Laurence McGilvery
PO Box 852
La Jolla, CA 92038
United States

Phone: 858-454-4443

John Mason: sculpture.
[Mason, John] Coplans, John.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Contemporary Art Council, 1966, 14 b/w plates (2 of them gatefolds). [28] pp. Decorated paper covers. 22.3 x 16 cm. 1000 copies. Designed by Ed Ruscha. Mason was one of the Ferus Gallery artists, and he and his friend Peter Voulkos pushed ceramics into a new and vibrant direction. Fine. **Free domestic or international shipping with direct order.  more information
Price: 200.00 USD
Laurence McGilvery

Laurence McGilvery
PO Box 852
La Jolla, CA 92038
United States

Phone: 858-454-4443

Being Antinova.
Antin, Eleanor.
Los Angeles: Astro Artz, 1983, Cloth, limited edition. 26 x 18 cm. 87 pp. 31 illustrations on 16 plates (under the title "Recollections of my life with Diaghilev") + 29 illustrations in the text. Several copies available, about as new.  more information
Price: 45.00 USD
Laurence McGilvery

Laurence McGilvery
PO Box 852
La Jolla, CA 92038
United States

Phone: 858-454-4443

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