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Waugh, Evelyn
WINE IN PEACE AND WAR. SACCONE & SPEED, [C.1949]
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208
Waugh, Evelyn
WINE IN PEACE AND WAR. SACCONE & SPEED, [C.1949]
Estimate
1,0001,500
JUMP TO LOT

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Waugh, Evelyn
WINE IN PEACE AND WAR. SACCONE & SPEED, [C.1949]
8vo, NUMBER 23 OF 100 SIGNED COPIES, half-title, illustrations by Rex Whistler, original maroon sheep, titled in gilt on upper board with motif of a barrel designed by Whistler, titled in gilt on spine, collector's black folding box by The Chelsea Bindery, spine slightly faded
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Provenance

James  C. Thomson, bookplate

Catalogue Note

Waugh was apparently paid in cases of champagne for this short work, which he was asked to write by Prince Vsevolod Ivanovich of Russia (the dedicatee), who had married Lady Mary Lygon in 1939 and worked at wine merchants Saccone and Speed. 

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