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Night I Lost My Baby A Las Vegas Vignette Williams Ruscha 1966 HC 1st Ed SIGNED!
Mason Williams: The Night I Lost My Baby: A Las Vegas Vignette. Hardcover. 1966. First Edition. 64 pages. 6 1/8" by 9". An exceedingly rare book by the same trio who would collaborate on 'Royal Road Test' the following year, The Night I Lost My Baby refers to a man's narrative about getting stood up by his girlfriend in Las Vegas. The deadpan 19 photographs convey a sense of melancholy and desperation, and the short, engaging text reads like a dark joke. Designed by Edward Ruscha with photographs by Patrick Blackwell, Limited to 500 copies. Gold textured paper-covered boards. Original photo-illustrated end-papers. Mason Williams signed and inscribed this particular copy "for Leo and Cima" signed and dated 1967. Emmy and Grammy award winning Williams, in addition to being the noted guitarist and composer of the legendary title "Classical Gas", wrote for the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour and also wrote poetry. Rare to see signed. Condition as seen with covers having minimal wear. Interior pages great with no rips, tears or marks except for inscription/signature. Tight binding. Please ask any questions before bidding. No returns.
Bookseller: Bartow33830 (monro62) [Palm Springs, California, US]
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