Oxford & London, Alden & Co, and Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., 1905. First edition, first impression. Paperback. A very good copy. Presumed first impression (later impressions are denoted 'second thousand' etc). In the original wraps. A tale of 2095 covering the demise of the British Empire. Written as though a text book for Japanese school pupils. A little edgewear and some rubbing and creaseing. Some foxing. Owner's inscription on the upper wrapper. Subtitled: A brief account of those causes which resulted in the destruction of our late Ally, together with a comparison between the British and Roman Empires. Appointed for use in the National Schools of Japan - Tokio, 2005. [10146, Hyraxia Books].