The Vatican Secret Archives
unique collectors' edition

A unique collector's edition for the most important book collectors around the world.

Coinciding with the publication of The Vatican Secret Archives, VdH Books is issuing a unique collector's edition for the most important book collectors around the world.

Only 33 copies, 3 of which are reserved for the Pope, the Vatican Library and the Vatican Secret Archives, will be published on request in Italian, English, French or Dutch.

Those books will be printed on request on high-quality Basix felt (170g) and fully hand-stitched with cotton thread on the nerves and fastening ties of white leather. They are hand-bound in the studio of the Vatican Secret Archives in sheep parchment with reinforcements in leather in geometric drawings. In addition, the collectors’ editions will be numbered, stamped and certified with a Proof of Authenticity signed by Msgr. Pagano, Prefect of the Vatican Secret Archives.

With each book being made on request in the studio of the Vatican Secret Archives, delivery times of approximately 3 months should be expected. If you wish, you can have your book personalised with your name or ex libris.

The collectors’ edition is priced at €4950 (incl. VAT, exc. shipping costs, payable on order).

When the full production has been completed, purchasers will receive a list of the 33 buyers. It is also possible to be listed as anonymous.

The Vatican Secret Archives - unique collectors' edition

 

List of documents

Information about the Vatican Secret Archives

Press Kit

The Vatican Secret Archives

Authors: Luca Becchetti, Luca Carboni, Giovanni Castaldo, Marcel Chappin, Giovanni Coco, Daniele De Marchis, Alejandro Mario Dieguez, Francesca Di Giovanni, Enrico Flaiani, Barbara Frale, Marco Grilli, Marco Maiorino, Aldo Martini, Sergio Pagano, Angelo Michele Piemontese, Luca Pieralli, Pier Paolo Piergentili, Giuseppina Roselli, Alfredo Tuzi, Gianni Venditti

Hand-bound in sheep parchment with reinforcements in leather
Fully hand-stitched
Numbered, stamped and certified
30 x 30 cm
252 pages
344 colour pictures

Available in Italian, English, French and Dutch

ISBN: 9789088810206
(Italian edition)
ISBN: 9789088810237
(English edition)
ISBN: 9789088810220
(French edition)
ISBN 9789088810213
(Dutch edition)

Price: 4950 € (incl. VAT)

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