Comandante X. La Guerra D'Europa (1921-1923), Romanzo delle Nazioni. Genova: L. E. A. R., 1912. 1st. 
Black leather spine with gilt rules and title, red and black marbled boards, light rubbing to the corners, 18.5 x 12.5 cm, 233 clean pp. plus index, floral end papers, tight. Very good. Hardcover.
Italian novel that predicts much of what occurs in WWI. "First edition of this curious novel that anonymous, printed in 1912, already presages the outbreak of the First World War and some of the consequences of the conflict (also imagined the flight of the Pope from the Vatican)." - Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria.