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Free Wine Book - 9000 Years of Wine: A World History

This paperback is unread and yours for the cost of postage.
9000 Years of Wine: A World History by Rod Phillips
details of the book here https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1770502408

I’d asked for this book as a gift after reading an enthusiastic review in one of the newspapers, but when I opened it I saw that it was a reissue of A Short History of Wine, a book which I already had and had read. So this 370 page paperback is unread and as new.

If you want it, PM me for my address and post me stamps* to the value for a package weighing 638 grams and your address. I’ll put it in a bubblewrap envelope, affix your stamps and post it to you.

*I reckon that is £2.48/£2.98 second/first class, but your responsibility
https://www.postoffice.co.uk/price-finder

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The book has now found a new home, thanks for the interest everyone

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I have just had the opposite problem.

I was interested in a book called “The Silk Roads”, but then spotted a “Revised and Updated Edition” called “The New Silk Roads”, and thought “why not get the new edition”.

But when it arrived it was a totally different book by the same author. The first was a history; the second forward-looking. I should have read the sub-titles, and focussed more on “The New” vs “The”, all of which were in a smaller font than “Silk Roads”.

Do publishers do this just to annoy their customers?

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This sounds well annoying!

Hope you manage to swap it with the original you wanted. If it’s the Peter Frankopan then it’s well worth it. A brilliant book!

Yes, Frankopan’s book(s).

I have now ordered the history book I wanted. I might just keep the new one anyway. Haven’t yet decided for sure - I’d have to pay the return postage as it is hardly the sellers fault.