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Wisconsin Death Trip by  Michael Lesy - Paperback - First Edition - 1973 - from Arundel Books of Seattle (SKU: 005517273)

Wisconsin Death Trip

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Wisconsin Death Trip

by Lesy, Michael

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New York: Pantheon Books, 1973. First Edition. Paperback. Good/No Jacket. Over 100 b/w Photographs. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall (oblong small). Good copy of the first edition (simultaneous paperback edition). Slight curling and wear to edges of covers. [ca. 250] pages (unpaginated). Analysis of the Charley Van Schaick archive of photographs, featuring life in Jackson County, Wisconsin, between 1890 and 1910 (from the collection in the State Historical Society of Wisconsin). Preface by Warren Susman; includes bibliographical references.


First published in 1973, this remarkable book about life in a small, turn-of-the-century Wisconsin town has become a cult classic. Lesy has collected photos taken between 1890 and 1910 by a Black River Falls photographer, Charles Van Schaik, and juxtaposed them against newspaper accounts and state asylum and police records.


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Arundel Books of Seattle US (US)
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Wisconsin Death Trip
Lesy, Michael
Over 100 b/w Photographs
Book condition
Used - Good
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First Edition
Pantheon Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
United States Midwestern States Wisconsin Jackson County History Local Social Conditions 19th Century 20th Century Van Schaick, Charley Collection Archive QX91

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Arundel Books stunning new store is located in Seattle's historic Pioneer Square, and has an eclectic stock that will satisfy both the avid reader and discriminating collector.


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