Art treasures of the Vatican Library. by Leonard von Matt

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Statement[Photos. by] Leonard von Matt. Text by Georg Daltrop and Adriano Prandi. [Translated by Robert Allen]
ContributionsDaltrop, Georg., Prandi, Adriano.
LC ClassificationsN2941 .M313
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Pagination182 p.
Number of Pages182
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Open LibraryOL5077366M
ISBN 100810905280
LC Control Number74125782

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Of course, the value of the real estate holding was calculated without taking into account its real value on the market," Ruggiero said.The book also discusses the reprehensible connections between the Vatican and Italian dictator Benito Mussolini, who received a papal blessing in exchange for a generous monetary gift to the Vatican.

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