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Edward Ruscha 
Book cover for Ed Ruscha and Mason Williams "Royal Road Test" (Los Angeles, 1967) 
1967 
  
Book cover 
Swann Galleries - New York 
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, May 15, 2008, #2146, Lot 170) 
  
 
LL/28642 
  
Illustrated with reproductions depicting the disintegration of the Royal (Model "X") Typewriter. Tall 8vo, spiral bound printed wrappers, lightly soiled, creased. first edition, signed by Ruscha and Williams.
 
A mock "crime scene" pictorial investigation in which Ruscha (the driver), Blackwell (the photographer) , and Williams (the "thrower") pitched a typewriter outside the window of their 1963 Buick Le Sabre. In addition to pictures showing the protagonists posing alongside the wreckage of the typewriter there are close-ups of its (body) parts. 
 

 
  
 
  
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