Pax Britannica: The Climax of an Empire :: James Morris soon to be presented for sale on the fabulous BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Faber & Faber, 1968, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white photographs; Frontispiece; Maps to the lining papers;
From the cover: Portrait of an empire: the largest of empires, the British, at a culminating moment, the Diamond Jubilee of 1897. Using the advantages of the traveller and the techniques of the descriptive reporter, James Morris has recreated Victorias empire just as it was what it looked like, how it worked, what its purposes were, who ran it. In some ways the book, in its romantic sweep and its affectionate mass of detail, is a microcosm of its…
In the Pax Britannica Trilogy series.
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Price Clipped.
Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 544 pages. Index. 8¾” x 5¾”.
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