How I Liberated Burgundy and Other Vinous Adventures By 'Vineyard' Vaughan-Thomas

By: Vaughan-Thomas, Wynford

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Near Fine burgundy coloured boards with Bright gilt titling to the spine. Some light 'bumping' to the head/tail of the spine - no damage, just storage wear. In the original publisher's pictorial dust-jacket. Top edge of the d/j is slightly discoloured, mainly to the inside. The dust-jacket is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks VG. Page fore-edges lightly toned/dusty. Overall a VG copy. (x) + 166 pp. Black and white line-drawn illustrations throughout by Derek Crowe. Index. "During the war Wynford Vaughan-Thomas established his name and reputation as one of the BBC's most distinguished war correspondents of the Second World War. His most memorable report was from an RAF Lancaster bomber during a real bombing raid over Nazi Berlin. Having landed in the South of France with the French Army in 1944 this book concentrates on his time with the French Army sweeping the Germans out of a succession of great Burgundy vineyards. Later the celebrated Andre Simon, unable to pronounce the Welsh Wynford, always addressed him as "Mon Cher Vineyard"... ". Very Good Plus/Very Good Minus. See Images. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 176 pages

Title: How I Liberated Burgundy and Other Vinous Adventures By 'Vineyard' Vaughan-Thomas

Author Name: Vaughan-Thomas, Wynford

Illustrator: Illustrated by Derek Crowe

Categories: Europe, Cookery. Foods. Wine, Military/War Related, Anglo-Welsh Literature. Welsh Interest, Wales/Welsh,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph Ltd: 1985

ISBN Number: 0718126416

ISBN Number 13: 9780718126414

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket

Seller ID: 114897

Keywords: How I Liberated Burgundy And Other Vinous Adventures By ' Vineyard ' Vaughan-thomas (wynford Vaughan-thomas). Wales. WW2; During The War Wynford Vaughan-thomas Established His Name And Reputation As One Of The Bbc's Most Distinguished War Correspondents Of The Second World War. Having Landed In The South Of France With The French Army In 1944 This Book Concentrates On His Time With The French Army Sweeping The Germans Out Of A Succession Of Great Burgundy Vineyards.