Lot 189

Catholicism in England.-

Letter signed by an Italian diplomat in London (‘Basilio Broi’), regarding the appointment to Cardinal of Carlo Rossetti, who had been the secret nuncio in London on behalf of Pope Urban VIII and reading in part ‘Gode l’Inghilterra della gratia della quale già per un intiero secolo non ha goduto, vedendo Cardinale di S.ta Chiesa chi poco fa riveri’ Nuntio’, three pages, heavy losses to lower part of the page partly affecting the text, some browning and foxing, large 4to, London, 14 September 1643.

Estimate: £700-£900