unique collector's edition for the most important
book collectors around the world.
the publication of The Vatican Secret Archives,
VdH Books is issuing a unique collector's edition
for the most important book collectors around
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
about 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
Numbered, stamped and certified
30 x 30 cm
344 colour pictures
Available in Italian, English, French and Dutch
Price: 4950 € (incl. VAT)