Wine in Peace and War. With decorations by Rex Whistler.

  • Waugh, Evelyn
  • London: Saccone & Speed Limited 1947


SKU: 5825 Category: Tag:


FIRST TRADE EDITION, 8vo, pp. 77, [1]. Two pages printed in colour. Original printed cream boards. A touch of spotting, endpapers foxed. Boards marked and spotted. Ink inscription ‘HMS Flamingo’ to front flyleaf.


Waugh was commissioned by London wine merchants Saccone & Speed to write this account of their trade, being paid in champagne. This copy appears to have been in the library of a Royal Navy sloop.

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