Sixtus IV, Pont. Max.
Epistola ad Johannem Mocenicum, 13 Feb. 1482/3.
Analysis of Content
[a1r] Sixtus IV, Pont. Max.: [Epistola addressed to] Johannes Mocenicus. Incipit: ‘[S]cripsimus superioribus diebus paterna charitate tue nobilitati . . .’ Dated Rome, 13 Feb. 1482.
Imprint: [Rome: Stephan Plannck, after 13 Feb. 1483]. 4°.
Remarks: The text is the same as the sixth letter in the collection of letters published by Caxton, c.1484, concerning the dispute between Sixtus IV and the Venetian Doge.
Hain: HC *14801; C 5537;
BMC: BMC IV 102;
Proctor: Pr 3633;
Others: BSB‑Ink S‑445; CIBN S‑292; Oates 1450; Sheppard 2996.
Copy number: S-228(1)
Binding: Nineteenth-century cloth; red-edged leaves.
Size: 212 × 145 × 10 mm.
Size of leaf: 206 × 134 mm.
On [a6v] a marginal note, commenting on the text, in a sixteenth-century hand in light brown ink. In the same hand manuscript foliation: 38-43.
Provenance and date of acquisition unknown.
SHELFMARK: Inc. e. I2.1482.1.
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