Published by Self-published., 1965
pp. 48. With 34 captioned black and white photographic illustrations. First edition limited to 700 copies. “His (Ruscha's) third book, Some Los Angeles Apartments returned to the more varied page layouts of Twentysix Gasoline Stations, but like the two previous books, the most common page spread contained a single photograph on the upper right-hand portion of the page. That said, the mix of layouts is richer than in the first book”. The book is a photographic survey of the subtle beauty of the post-war Southern California rental property construction boom. [Engberg & Phillpot - Ed Ruscha Editions, B3]. Original wrappers, with title lithographed in green on front and spine. Minor browning to spine and edges of cover, otherwise a good copy. Glassine jacket.
Published by Self-published, Los Angeles, 1965
Paperback. SIGNED. Second edition, 1970. Near Fine paperback original with light signs of handling and a remainder mark across the top edge of the text block in the original glassine dust jacket with chips to the spine ends and a tear with chips to one tip. A nice copy. Ruscha's third artist's book featuring photographs of apartment building exteriors in the Los Angeles area. Photographs and design by Ed Ruscha. SIGNED BY RUSCHA on the ffep; no inscription. From an unnumbered edition limited to 3000 copies. Unpaginated [48 pages]; 34 b&w illustrations; 5.5 x 7 inches. Reference: Parr & Badger, Photobook, Vol. II, p.141; Engberg, Edward Ruscha Editions 1959-1999, B3; Hasselblad Center, Open Book, p.198-201; Daiter, From Fair to Fine 2, p.105; Daiter, From Fair to Fine 3, p.226. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX.
[Los Angeles] : the artist, 1965. Second printing, 1970. Octavo (181 x 143 mm), lettered white wrappers, glassine dustjacket, pp. , illustrated, printed at Anderson, Ritchie and Simon on white paper. Second printing, printed in an edition of 3000 copies (the first printing of 1965 an edition of 700 copies). A fine, clean, unmarked copy [?].
Published by Self-Published January 1970, 1970
Trade Paperback. Condition: Used - Very Good. This is the 2nd Edition. 3,000 copies printed. A BEAUTIFUL copy. This copy has been protected by a cardboard folder for over 50 years. Buyer will be pleased.