The Vatican Bible - Golden Splendour Edition
The Vatican Bible - Golden Splendour Edition

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limited, 2,500 copies | numbered | first edition | 1,024 pages | 250 colour illustrations | art paper | encyclopaedia binding | full leather cover | 16-page family chronicle | jewel case | certificate | size 25 x 30 cm

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The Vatican Bible - Golden Splendour Edition
The Vatican Bible - Golden Splendour Edition

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The Vatican Bible - Golden Splendour Edition

The Vatican Bible displays art treasures from the Vatican collections and the papal palace. Many of the masterpieces depicted - ranging from mosaics to frescoes, paintings, miniatures to tapestries - originate from areas that are not accessible to the public.

Works of art include:
San Pietro - Cappella Paolina and Niccolina - Cappella Sistina - Raphael's Stanzas - Appartamento Borgia, Sala dei Santi, Sala dei Misteri - Biblioteca Apostolica Vatican

By Michelangelo - Raphael - Sandro Botticelli - Perugino - Fra Angelico - Filippino Lippi - Domenico Ghirlandaio - Luca Signorelli - Cosimo Roselli - Pinturicchio, among others.

Bible text:
Old and New Testament with the text of the ecumenically responsible unified translation of the Holy Scriptures: Introduction to each biblical book - subheadings - appendix with annotations - chronological table and factual explanations - extensive picture explanations - prefaces - essays on the selection of works - appendix with an index of works and artists.

Gold Splendour Edition version details:
Size 25 x 30 cm, 1. 024 pages, 250 colour illustrations - All the gold motifs of the original are reproduced in gold foil - Printed on high-quality, age-resistant, ivory-coloured art paper - Durable encyclopaedia binding - Handcrafted full-leather binding with a real gold embossing - Hard-gold plated corner fittings, and clasps - Two leather-bound bookmarks - Three-sided hallmarked gilt edging - The spine is decorated with seven raised bands and the gold-stamped coat of arms of the Vatican City State - 16-page gilt family chronicle - Limited and numbered first edition (2. 500 copies)
Accessories: Comes in a velour-covered jewel case, which can be used as a presentation lectern. Includes a certificate with a handwritten copy number. Language: German.

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