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Some Los Angeles apartments 1965, printed 1970 Description: a soft-cover artist's book containing 46 pages and 34 offset reproductions of the artist's black and white photographs of 32 dingbat and high-rise apartment blocks, 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: 100 lb. white Vicksburg Vellum text paper; cover 80-lb. white Vicksburg Vellum paper; glassine dust jacket
Impression: 2nd edition
Edition: 1st edition,1965: 700 unsigned and unnumbered; 2nd edition, 1970: 3000 unsigned and unnumbered
Publisher: RUSCHA, Edward
Place Published: Los Angeles, California
Date Published: 1970

Edition Notes: printed by Anderson, Ritchie & Simon, Los Angeles.
Primary Insc: front and spine, green ink, lithographed "SOME/ LOS ANGELES/ APARTMENTS"; title page: "SOME/ LOS ANGELES/ APARTMENTS/ EDWARD RUSCHA/ 1965", followed by copyright page (verso); 32 photographs are captioned (capitalised) with the number and street name of the depicted apartment block; caption is centrally placed beneeath each photograph
Dimensions: book (closed) 17.8 h x 14.1 w x 0.5 d cm
Cat Raisonné: Engberg & Phillpot, 'Edward Ruscha editions 1959-1999', vol. 1 pp. 82-83, vol. 2 p. 124 (cat. B3)
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.843
Image rights: © ED RUSCHA