Seller: archaeus91 (306) 100%, Location: Staten Island, New York, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 254056215109 *Exclusive clearance of miscellaneous antiquities books and manuscripts**(1)* 10 by 15 inch large tunic fragment from late antique egypt with Greco Roman dancing figures, probably a dionysian motif. 6 elegant figures with the central figure in an alcove. Stylistically dated from the 5th or 6th century based on other coptic textiles. Authenticity is undisputed as no fakes were ever attempted on coptic textiles beyond sewing composite fragments together. -----The prospective buyer is encouraged to do research into these textiles and compare auction records of objects of similarly high caliber ( one image is the auction result an **example**(not offered for sale in this auction) *Authentication by the Brooklyn museum upon request**(2)* Papyrus fragment from *ptolemaic egypt* written in demotic script. 8 legible lines of script on recto and 6 on verso fragile as seen in photos. Both sides written in legible script. *Authentication upon request**(3)* A rare English medieval deed, dated 1354 recording a grant of land to John Gater and his wife Eve,peasants, by the Tyrel family in Greater Hasele. with an early attestation of the middle English prepostion 'ate' for modern 'at' with many names and place names in **Middle English, the language of Chaucer**. 14 lines of text. Dated "in the 24th year of King Edward the third after the conquest" English medieval documents are more highly sought after than other european ones. Small hole in center. No seal No other artifact on the market so clearly describes England's Feudal era as a deed from the time .*(4)* 1437 --marriage document (on paper) Between Jehan Breschart and Isabeu daughter of the Seigneur of Sarragosse-- *5 pages* with tearings on paper. Last page split, leaves not connected. Very old signature on bottom of last written leaf . Provenance: **The famous geneologist family **Hozier**'Cabinet du Hozier' (whose members held the post of Juge d'Arms, that is, equivalent to the English 'officer of arms' for the French nation from 1642 to the revolution and restored to office during the restoration of the kingdom after Napoleon) These officers were in charge of verifying the noble lineages of the prominent families of the nation, whose stamp appears on the top left of the document****(5)* Post Incunable Dated Strassbourg 1514 by the colophon. Johannes Gerson Quarta et Nuper Conquisita Pars Operum large folio, gothic lettering. Double column. Large beautiful pages, though from 1514, are indistinguishable from those of a 15th century one.v4 of 4 Stainingv toning and some repairs.*(Cherry on top)* Large royal folio leaf from the **1474** incunable Pantheologia printed by Zeiner in his own special typeface. *Only 19 years after Gutenberg * Colophon provided in photo. ***Quick Buyer Special***Purchase before February 6 and receive: *(6)* " Institutionum sive Elementorum D Justiniani libri quatuor" Lyons 1544. A rare edition by printers who were in constant trouble for printing seditious works.Leather * This is bound with a moderately sized fragment (vulgate bible )written in **9th century***carolingian miniscule***. Fragment dips into the spine and is seen on **both sides of the book***. bear in mind in most other auctions fragments of this age are sold separately for hundreds and even thousands of dollars* see picture. Look up "carolingian script" and compare with my manuscript. Photographs upon request will also include comparisons with other contemporary manuscripts in order to give complete assurance as to the accuracy of the asserted date. ***This will not be available after February 6*** ***Switch Special*** ********WANT ROYAL MEMORABILIA?*******You can switch the English medieval deed (or the textile, send me a message with your exact desires) and the Institutes 1544 for:***A 2 volume set owned by KING LOUIS PHILIPPE I of France ( for a complete description see my other listing featuring this set)***Contact me for details or state this desire upon purchase.