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Wisconsin Death Trip by  Michael Lesy - First Edition - 1973 - from Arundel Books of Seattle (SKU: L033307)

Wisconsin Death Trip

Wisconsin Death Trip by  Michael Lesy - First Edition - 1973 - from Arundel Books of Seattle (SKU: L033307)
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Wisconsin Death Trip

by Lesy, Michael

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  • First
Condition
Good/No Jacket
ISBN 10
0394483669
ISBN 13
9780394483665
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New York: Pantheon Books, 1973. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Over 100 b/w Photographs. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall (oblong small). Good copy of the first edition. Slight rubbing and scratches to covers (purple cloth, spine stamped silver); some internal browning to edges. [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.

Synopsis

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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Bookseller
Arundel Books of Seattle US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
L033307
Title
Wisconsin Death Trip
Author
Lesy, Michael
Illustrator
Over 100 b/w Photographs
Format/binding
Hard Cover
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0394483669
ISBN 13
9780394483665
Publisher
Pantheon Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1973
Keywords
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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About Arundel Books of Seattle

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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