Breve dated 20 December 1889, signed on behalf of the pope by Mieczysław Cardinal Halka-Ledóchowski. Document bestows certain liturgical favors on the Basilica of Saint Nicolai, Nantes France. Dimensions: 15.25″x5.25″. Bears the red rubber stamp papal seal. Usual folds and very light toning; overall a handsome example. Ledòchowski (1822-1902) enjoyed an illustrious ecclesiastical career. Served as […]
(LUCE, Clare Boothe) (1903-87)
Price of Fame: The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce. Author: Sylvia Jukes Morris. WWII-era Typewritten Letter Signed by Luce tipped into book (while Ambassador to Rome). PLEASE INQUIRE FOR MORE DETAILS.
(McCLOSKEY, John Cardinal) (1810-85)
First American cardinal; archbishop of New York; bishop of Albany, NY. Created a cardinal in 1875. Steel engraving bearing a facsimile salutation, signature and title. This is a 133 year-old steel engraving. Fine.
(Miller, Mildred) (1924- )
Mme. Miller is an American classical mezzo-soprano who enjoyed a major career performing in operas, concerts, and recitals during the mid 20th century. Photograph – Vintage 8″x10″ black and white silver gelatin glossy character still from Carmen. Photo stamped James Kriegmann, NY. Superb image. She was notably a principal artist at the Metropolitan Opera from […]