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Crackers / Illustrated book
Mason Williams - Edward Ruscha, Ken Price and Joe Goode.
Editions Heavy Industry Publications, Los Angeles.
8vo., bound, (22,2 x 15,2 cm), 240 pages, softcover, dust jacket (printed in red on the front) on Loc-in brand freezer wrap, protective mylar wrap.
First edition. This book illustrates Mason Williams’short-short story “How to Derive the Maximum Enjoyment from Crackers” (1967). The story is printed on the inside flap of the dust jacket. 115 full page b&w half-toned photographic illustrations by Edward Ruscha, Ken Price et Joe Goode, printed on rectos only. The characters in the photographs are Larry Bell (man), Léon Bing (woman), Ridi Gernreich (bellhop), and Tommy Smothers (chauffeur). Book printed by G. R. Huttner Lithography, Burbank. Edition : 5000 copies printed on Lithosheen Gloss paper, unsigned and unnumbered as issued. Reference : Siri Engberg n° B10. In very good condition.
- Price : 400 euros
(2 plates or interior pages)
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