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GOOD-BYE WISCONSIN by  Glenway Wescott - First Edition (stated) - 1928 - from Well Read Books and Biblio.com

GOOD-BYE WISCONSIN

by Wescott, Glenway

Condition: Good/No Jacket


New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1928. Black cloth-covered boards, gilt stamped lettering; page edges toned; spine shaken with some bumping to ends. Very clean, sound copy. A collection of short stories set in Wisconsin, recounting local yarns and legends which reflect the Midwest in the early twenties, the hardship of life then and the individuals who struggled to make a living and to gain personal indepence.. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

Originally published: New York : Harper & Bros., 1928.




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