The Vatican Bible - Golden splendor edition


The Vatican Bible - Golden splendor edition

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Limited, 2.500 exemplars | Serially numbered | First edition | 1,024 pages | 250 color reproductions | Art paper | Lexicon binding | Full leather binding | 16-page family chronicle | Jewelry box | Certificate | Format: 25 x 30 cm

The Vatican Bible - Golden splendor edition

The Vatican Bible displays art treasures of the Vatican collections and the Pope Palace. Many of the reproduced masterpieces – from mosaics, frescos, paintings and miniatures to tapestries – are hosted in places that are off limits for the public.

Art works, among others: San Pietro - Cappella Paolina and Niccolina - Cappella Sistina - Rafael stamps - Appartamento Borgia, Sala dei Santi, Sala dei Misteri - Biblioteca Apostolica Vatican

Among others: Michelangelo - Rafael - Sandro Botticelli - Perugino - Fra Angelico - Filippino Lippi - Domenico Ghirlandaio - Luca Signorelli - Cosimo Roselli - Pinturicchio

Bible text:
Old and New Testament with the text of the ecumenically accepted translation of the Holy Scripture: Introduction in each biblical book - subheadings – annex with comments – chronological table and explanations – comprehensive picture explanations - forewords - essays on the selection of works – annex with work and artist register

Version data of the golden splendor edition:
Format: 25 x 30 cm, 1,024 pages, 250 color reproductions – all originals having gold ornaments are reproduced with gold foil – printed on high quality, ageing resistant, ivory art paper - stable lexicon binding – hand-made full leather binding - with real gold embossing – gold-plated corner fittings and locks – two leather bookmark bands – three-page gilt edges – the back is adorned with seven raised bands and the gold embossed crest of the Vatican State – 16-page gilt family chronicle - Limited and serially numbered first edition (2,500 exemplars)

Accessory: In velour-lined jewelry box, that can be used as presentation lectern. Certificate with hand-written exemplar number.

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