MORRIS, James. The Complete Pax Britannica Trilogy, comprising: Pax Britannica. The Climax of an Empire - Heaven's Command. An Imperial Progress - Farewell the Trumpets. An Imperial Retreat. ~i~London, Faber and Faber, [1968-1978].
Three volumes 8vo. Original red buckram with illustrated dust-wrappers (not price-clipped, volume III in original boards), map endpapers printed in three colours; pp. 544; 554; 576; higly illustrated with sketch maps and plates, a fine set, rarely found together.
First edition of all volumes. A history of the British Empire '… as crowded and aniated as the High at rush hour, James Morris packs in history, descriptive reporting, anecdotes general information' judged The Times (blurb on the wrapper of volume I).