Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum (SM), 1976. Edition of 1,700. Softcover 4to in saddle-stapled wraps. Printed in black and white with color to one page. Unpaginated (16 pp.). Text mostly in Dutch, some in English.
Catalog designed to be read sideways documenting Ruscha’s 1976 exhibit at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. Most of the images are drawings of his most famous artists’ books, including Babycakes, Nine Swimming Pools, Twentysix Gasoline Stations, Various Small Fires, Real Estate Opportunities, Some Los Angeles Apartments, and Crackers. Complete with a full-page interview in Dutch on the center spread and a photograph of Ruscha smoking a cigarette on the left inside cover. Layout and typography by Wim Crouwel at Total Design. Issued as SM Catalog No. 597.
Very good with trace amounts of rubbing to covers and age toning throughout. Item #494