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This online version of the Latin Vulgate Bible is in the public domain. It contains an image of each page of the Sixtus V and Clement VIII Latin Vulgate Bible, edited by C. Vercellone and published in 1861:
Sixti V. et Clementis VIII.
Recognita Atque Edita
Typis S. Congregationis De Propaganda Fide
This edition was published in 1861, but it is a reprint of the Sixtus Clement Latin Vulgate Bible published in the 1590's. The editor of this 1861 edition was Carolus Vercellone. (His first name, in Italian, is Carlo, but in Latin it is Carolus.) This version is published on this site as a digital scan of each and every page. To make the scans of each page, the book had to be torn apart and cut into separate pages. Photos were taken of the book before it was cut up.
View photos: book spine | front cover | inside front cover | title page | Carolus Vercellone Lectori Salutem | last pages | back cover
View scans: handwriting inside front cover | title page scan | another title page scan
Since the text of this online version of the Latin Vulgate Bible was taken from a copy published in the year 1861, the entire text is in the public domain. The online version is likewise entirely in the public domain, including all image, html, css, and other files. All files on the web site SacredBible.org are in the public domain. This electronic version of the 1861 Vercellone edition is the work of Ronald L. Conte Jr.
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