[Item #57513] Various Small Fires and Milk. Edward RUSCHA.

Various Small Fires and Milk

Los Angeles: Anderson, Ritchie & Simon, 1970. Second Edition. One of 3,000 copies. Slim octavo (17.75cm); printed card wrappers; publisher's original glassine overlay; [46]pp; illus. Trivial wear to lower edge of front wrapper, else very Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, with a hint of yellowing to spine and a few edges, and a handful of tiny nicks and tears along the upper edge.

Second edition of Ruscha's second artist's book, originally published in 1964 in a run of 400 copies. Contents consist of 15 yellow-tinted images of fire and flame – matches, blowtorches, stoves, and cigars – concluding with a solitary glass of milk on a table top. PARR & BADGER, Vol.2, pp.140.

Price: $550.00

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