(LEO XIII) (1810-1903)
THIS ITEM IS SOLD. Please inquire about similar inventory. Supreme pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church (1878-1903). Born Vincenzo Gioacchino Raffaele Luigi PECCI. Papal nuncio; archbishop of Perugia. MS – Manuscript – Oversized papal brief on vellum, dated April 1882. Signed on behalf of the pope by the last lay cardinal, Teodolfo Mertel. Bears the […]
(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.
(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 […]
(PACCA, Bartolomeo Cardinal) (1756-1844)
Italian cardinal, scholar and statesman. Papal secretary of state and served in various curial congregations. MS – Manuscript, unsigned, 1829, dealing with the pension accorded a prelate. From the primary document and an earlier one within, it would appear that the cleric, Antonio Buonamici, was a man of some prominence. This handsome, intriguing, document mentions […]