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I want to compare the various facsimiles made of Codex Vaticanus (uncial manuscript B) to each other in a few places. However I want to know which various ones have been made in the past and it would be a bonus if they are available online to view. (I've found a few as you can see from the links.)

The problem is that Wikipedia states the following ones are available:

Facsimile editions of the codex

Tischendorf, Constantin von (1867). Novum Testamentum Vaticanum. Lipsiae: Giesecke & Devrient.

Vercellonis, Carlo & Giuseppe Cozza-Luzi (1868). Bibliorum Sacrorum Graecus Codex Vaticanus. Roma.

Bibliorum Scriptorum Graecorum Codex Vaticanus 1209. Milan. 1904–1907.

Bibliorum Sacrorum Graecorum Codex Vaticanus B. Roma: Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato. 1999.

Yet earlier on in the article they also speak of a facsimile made by Cardinal Angelo Mai as being the first ever done.

Cardinal Angelo Mai prepared the first typographical facsimile edition between 1828 and 1838, which did not appear until 1857, three years after his death, and which was considered unsatisfactory.[106] It was issued in 5 volumes (1–4 volumes for the Old Testament, 5 volume for the New Testament).

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This appears to be what you want:

https://archive.org/details/CodexVaticanusbFacSimile

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