6191. Four works by Edward Ruscha

RUSCHA, EDWARD. (4). Real Estate Opportunities. No place (Los Angeles, Edward Ruscha) 1970.
8:o (about 178x140 mm.). Unpaginated (48 pp.), with 25 offset reproductions of the artist's black and white photographs of allotments of land for sale in and around Los Angeles, with captions.
White matte wrappers with title printed in black on cover and spine, glassine dust jacket. First and only edition. Printed in 4000 copies. ("The Works of Ed Ruscha" (1982), p. 169). +

RUSCHA, EDWARD. Records. Hollywood (Heavy Industry Publications) 1971.
8:o (about 178x140 mm.). 60 b&w illustrations of LP album covers and, on facing pages, the vinyl records.
Bright-red paper covers with the title in black (small stains after removed labels on lower wrapper). First and only edition printed in 2000 copies without glassine dust wrapper. (Siri Engberg, Edward Ruscha Editions 1959-1999, B15). +

RUSCHA, EDWARD. Colored People. No place (Los Angeles, Edward Ruscha) 1972.
8:o (about 178x140 mm.). 15 reproductions of colored photographs of palm trees and cacti, printed in four colours on semi-glossy paper.
Yellow coated paper card covers with the title: Colored People, printed in black on the front cover. First and only edition printed in 4065 copies. (Siri Engberg, Edward Ruscha Editions 1959-1999, B16). +

RUSCHA, EDWARD - WEINER, LAWRENCE. Hard Light. Los Angeles 1978.
8:o (about 178x128 mm.). 65 black and white photographs
Pictorial glossy printed wrappers, slightly worn, upper wrapper creased in lower outer corner. First edition printed in 3560 copies. (Siri Engberg, Edward Ruscha Editions 1959-1999, B17). 4 volumes.

Provenance: Lars Hall (1938-2018), prominent in Swedish public relations, designer and art collector, who studied at Konstfack in Stockholm. Hall was an Art Director and one of the founders of the advertising agency Hall & Cederquist AB in 1973. He also started Gallery Camera Obscura and later Lars Hall AB, (art direction and design). He was also an avid collector of books and Fine Art photography.