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Patio Furniture / James Prez

Pamphlet bindings


FA.B12.0176
19.7 x 13.8 cm (7 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches)
1988
James Prez
Rochester
Number 27 in an Edition of 50; first edition, first printing. Hand stitched pamphlet binding; cover is letterpress printed, and the interior title page is embossed. Book presents black and white photo-reproductions of commercial catalog imagery of sets of 20th century, wrought iron and glass patio furniture. Title page is signed and inscribed by the artist, "This book celebrates the 25th anniversary Ed Ruscha's Various Small Fires and Milk (1964-1989)." The Center for Books Arts copy is accompanied by a handwritten letter from the artist, dated "9/3/88...It was printed at the Visual Studies Workshop on the A.B. Dick Press with funds made available from Browne County and the New York State Council on the Arts."