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(BAKER, Monsignor Nelson)
PLEASE VISIT OUR SISTER ONLINE GALLERY: spiritusrarities.com Father of the Fatherless: the authorized biography of Monsignor Nelson Baker. Author: Richard Gribble, CSC. Paulist Press, 2010. Signed First Edition. Hardboound. Mint/unread.
PLEASE VISIT spiritusrarities.com for particulars. 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.
(LEO XIII) (1810-1903)
PLEASE VISIT spiritusrarities.com for particulars. Born Vincenzo Pecci. Supreme pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church (1878-1903). He was the oldest pope reigning until the age of 93, and had the third longest confirmed pontificate, behind that of Pius IX and Pope St. John Paul II. MS – Manuscript in the form of a papal brief dated […]
(LUTHER, MARTIN) (1483-1546)
German professor of theology, priest, author, composer, Augustinian monk, and a seminal figure in the Reformation. EPH – Ephemera: Vintage steel engraving measure 4.5″x3.5″ published by J. Rogers from an original plate by Lucas Cranach.