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LESY, Michael.

Wisconsin Death Trip.

With A Preface By Warren Susman.

New York: Pantheon Books, [1973] Stock Code: 143081
£400.00
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First edition, second printing, of this "extraordinary picture of a small town under the Great Depression" (blurb), through photographs taken between 1890 and 1910 by "a careful, competent town photographer named Charles Van Schaick" whose negatives were found after his death.

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Description

Oblong quarto. Original purple cloth, titles in silver to spine, black endpapers. With dust jacket. Housed in custom grey cloth solander box with titles in white to spine.

Illustrations

Numerous monochrome photographic illustrations.

Condition

Ink ownership inscription of Vaughn Connelly dated 1973 to title verso. A hint of rubbing to extremities, the binding otherwise sharp, faint foxing to top edge, else internally clean and fresh. A very good copy in the bright jacket, slight creasing to corners, not price-clipped.

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