Thirtyfour Parking Lots in Los Angeles
  • artists' book
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 25.4 x 20.3 cm.
  • [48] pp.
  • edition size 2413
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Thirtyfour Parking Lots in Los Angeles

[First Edition]

Edward Ruscha

Thirtyfour Parking Lots in Los Angeles


Artist's book by Ed Ruscha featuring thirty-four black-and-white aerial photographs of parking lots captioned with their locations. The final image unfolds off the page. Photographs by Art Alanis.


No. 5. in "Books by Edward Ruscha" by Edward Ruscha. Munich, Germany : Galerie Heiner Friedrich, 1970.
"International General, Distributing Independently Produced Vanguard Art Books, Catalogues and Information" by Seth Siegelaub. New York, NY : International General, 1971.
"Book as Artwork 1960 / 1972" by Germano Celant. London, United Kingdom : Nigel Greenwood Inc. Ltd., 1972, pp. 67.
"The Works of Edward Ruscha" by Edward Ruscha, Anne Livet, Henry T. Hopkins, Peter Plagens, Dave Hickey. New York / San Francisco, NY / CA : Hudson Hills Press / San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1982, pp. 123.
"Esthétique du Livre d'Artiste 1960 / 1980" by Anne Moeglin-Delcroix. Paris, France : Jean-Michel Place / Bibliothèque Nationale de France, 1997, pp. 27 and 292.
"Artist / Author : Contemporary Artists' Books" by Cornelia Lauf, Clive Phillpot, Glenn O'Brien, Jane Rolo, Brian Wallis, Martha Wilson, Thomas Padon. New York, NY : Distributed Art Publishers / The American Federation of Arts, 1998, pp. 110, 128.
"Ed Ruscha and Photography" by Sylvia Wolf. New York / Gottingen, NY / Germany : Whitney Museum of American Art / Steidl, 2004, pp. 128 - 153.

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Thirtyfour Parking Lots in Los Angeles [Second Edition]
Los Angeles, CA: Edward Ruscha,
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Bumping of corners and rubbing of text block edge. Wear to original vellum covers including yellowing, chipping of top edge and spine, tearing including a 2.5 cm. tear at spine, and loss including 1 cm. loss of top right corner of dust jacket. Light yellow soiling of dust-jacket verso. Light yellowing of page edges. Contents clean and unmarked.
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