Edward RUSCHATHE CUNNINGHAM PRESS, Twentysix gasoline stations Enlarge 1 /1

Edward RUSCHA

Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America born 1937

THE CUNNINGHAM PRESS

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Twentysix gasoline stations 1962, printed 1969 Description: soft-cover artist's book containing 46 pages and 26 offset reproductionsof the artist's black and white photographs of gasoline stations found along Route 66, between Los Angeles, California, and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, with captions
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, artist's books, Planographic offset lithograph, printed in black ink; sewn and glued. Support: white paper
Impression: 3rd edition
Edition: 1st edition: 400 unsigned, numbered; 2nd edition 1967: 500 unsigned and unnumbered; 3rd edition 1969: 3000 unsigned and unnumbered
Publisher: RUSCHA, Edward
Place Published: California
Date Published: 1969

Edition Notes: 1st edition: 400 unsigned, numbered, 50 copies of which were accompanied by black cardboard slipcase; 2nd edition 1967: 500 unsigned and unnumbered; 3rd edition 1969: 3000 unsigned and unnumbered; printed at The Cunningham Press, Alhambra, California.
Primary Insc: printed title front cover, red ink "TWENTYSIX / GASOLINE / STATIONS"; printed title spine, red ink "TWENTYSIX GASOLINE STATIONS"; printed title page, black ink: "TWENTYSIX GASOLINE STATIONS/ EDWARD RUSCHA/ 1962", followed by 1 copyright page (verso) and 1 dedication page (recto; "TO PATTY CALLAHAN")
Dimensions: book (closed) 18.0 h x 14.1 w x 0.6 d cm
Cat Raisonné: Engberg & Phillpot, 'Edward Ruscha editions 1959-1999', vol. 1 pp. 78-79, vol. 2 p. 123 (cat. B1)
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.840
Image rights: © ED RUSCHA