Charles Ryrie, who passed away in February 2016, was a biblical scholar and a leading proponent of Christian dispensationalism. In an October press release, Sotheby's announced the sale of his Bible collection, described as “one of the greatest private collections of printed and manuscript Bibles formed since the 19th century.” The sale will take place in New York on December 5 and “will include some 200 lots of manuscripts and printed Bibles.”
The two Coptic manuscripts currently listed are as follows.
UPCOMING LOT 1. FRAGMENT ON PAPYRUS OF A TEXT CITING THE GOSPEL OF ST MATTHEW, IN COPTIC. [EGYPT, CA. 550-650 AD] [Sotheby's: here; eBay: here]