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Pax Britannica – 3 Volumes – Heaven’s Command, Pax Britannica and Farewell the Trumpets
Author: Morris, James
Reference #: 2060
Status: For Sale
List Price: $45.00
The Folio Society, London; later printings in publisher’s pictorial slip case; Folding to the corner of leaf 467-8 of Vol. 1, Else Fine: no previous owner names or other markings. Illustrated; pictorial endpapers; bound in royal blue cloth with titles in blind on front covers surrounding a gilt image of Queen Victoria.
Nearly three decades in the writing, this history of the rise and fall of the British Empire from 1837 onward was one of the most popular sets from the Folio Society when it was in print. The sub-titles of each book present their respective themes: “The Sentiment of Empire” (1837-1897); “The Climax of Empire” (1897); and “An Imperial Retreat” (1897-1965).
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