MORRIS, James [by then Jan]. Pax Britannica. The Climax of An Empire. London, Faber and Hallmark, .
8vo. Publisher's faux leather; raised bands to spine, ruled and lettered in gilt; upper board with lettering and ornamentation in gilt, as well as a gilt fillet; all edges gilt; pp. 544; highly illustrated throughout; flat-signed to title by author; very light creasing to hinges of spine; small scratch to bottom edge; internally bright and clean, a near fine signed copy.
Author's signature, as Jan Morris, in ink to title. First published in 1968, this is the middle volume of the Pax Britannica trilogy in a special edition, on better paper. This is the volume with printed dedication to Jan Morris' son Mark (the designer of the dust-jacket for Conundrum), and 'tea-time imperialist'.