Chapman & Hall, 1955.
All first editions, first printings. 8vo. Blue boards with gilt titles. Pictorial dustwrappers by Val Biro. All housed in a dark blue slipcase with silk ribbon pull. A near fine set. Men at Arms - clean boards with clean edges. No inscriptions. The dustwrapper has some light edgewear with a few short closed tears & a couple of small nicks. Not priceclipped with Publisher's war price label to front flap. Officer and Gentlemen - clean boards with light wear. No inscriptions. The dustwrapper has light wear to extremities. Original price of 12s6dnet to front flap. Unconditional surrender - clean boards with no marks to edges & no inscriptions. The dustwrapper has a hint of wear only. Original price of 18snet to front flap. A superb set with absolutely no fading to wrapper spines.
Trilogy of novels about World War II largely based on Waugh's own experiences as an army officer. The protagonist is Guy Crouchback from an ancient Catholic family who finds new purpose in the challenge to defend Christian values against Nazi barbarism.