Potomack Company: Japanese Print Collection: Estate of Frances & Philip H. Bradley - and Rare Books, IT125, Alexandria

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Auction Report
Auction Date
04/17/2019 - 04/17/2019
Page Size: 89 items in 4 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
2000CHOKOSAI EISHO (JAPANESE, LATE 18TH CENTURY)

COURTESAN KOMURASAKI Woodblock print with mica on paper: Oban 10 x 15 in.

LATE 18TH CENTURYUSD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 850.00
2001KEISAI EISEN (JAPANESE, 19TH CENTURY)

LADY IN BLUE KIMONO WITH BATS AND GOURDS Woodblock print diptych: 28 1/2 x 10 in.

19TH CENTURYUSD 450.00 - 650.00USD 325.00
2002KOSHIRO ONCHI (JAPANESE, 1891-1955)

SNOW RABBIT Woodblock print: 9 1/2 x 7 3/4 in.

USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
2003SEKINO JUN'ICHRO (JAPANESE, 1914-1988)

ONCHI KOSHIRO Woodblock print: 25 1/2 x 19 1/4 in.

USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,500.00
2004

THREE JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PILLAR PRINTS, LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY

LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURYUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 450.00
2005

GROUP OF BIJIN (BEAUTY) PRINTS, 19TH CENTURY

19TH CENTURYUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 850.00
2006

GROUP OF SIX JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS OF BIJIN, LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY

LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURYUSD 300.00 - 400.00USD 225.00
2007

GROUP OF FIVE JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS OF BIJIN, 19TH CENTURY

19TH CENTURYUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 800.00
2008

GROUP OF SEVEN SMALL JAPANESE PRINTS, 19TH CENTURY

19TH CENTURYUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 150.00
2009

GROUP OF SEVEN SMALL JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS, 19TH CENTURY

19TH CENTURYUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 400.00
2010HIROSHIGE AND ICHIYOSAI TOYOKUNI (JAPANESE, 19TH CENTURY)

TWO TRIPTYCHS OF LADIES

19TH CENTURYUSD 600.00 - 800.00USD 850.00
2011

TWELVE COLLABORATIVE JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS HIROSHIGE AND TOYOKUNI III, 19TH CENTURY

19TH CENTURYUSD 350.00 - 550.00USD 650.00
2012UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE (JAPANESE, 1797-1858)

FIVE VERTICAL OBAN PRINTS

USD 450.00 - 650.00USD 1,600.00
2013UTAGAWA HIROSHIGE (JAPANESE, 1797-1858)

THE PINE OF SUCCESS, NO. 61 FROM THE SERIES 100 FAMOUS VIEWS OF EDO,

1856USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 900.00
2014KEISAI EISEN AND YOSHITORA (JAPANESE, 19TH CENTURY)

LADIES IN SNOW AND SUMO WRESTLING MATCH

USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 300.00
2015GOTOTEI KUNISADA (JAPANESE, 1786-1865)

PENTAPTYCH PRINT PORTRAYING FOUR FAMOUS KABUKI ACTORS

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 325.00
2016

TWO JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS BY KOCHORO TOYOKUNI AND YOSHIKAZU, 19TH CENTURY

19TH CENTURYUSD 400.00 - 600.00USD 200.00
2017TOYOKUNI (JAPANESE, 19TH CENTURY)

SIX KABUKI ACTOR PRINTS

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 200.00
2018UTAGAWA KUNIYOSHI (JAPANESE, 19TH CENTURY)

10 OBAN PRINTS

USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 150.00
2019UTAGAWA KUNIAKI (JAPANESE, 1835-1888)

TWELVE PRINTS FROM KANADEHON CHISHINGURA SERIES

USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 225.00
2020UTAGAWA SADAHIDE (JAPANESE, 20TH CENTURY)

TRIPTYCH OF KUSUNOKI MASAYUKI NIGHT RAID

USD 350.00 - 550.00Not Sold
2021SADANOBU III (JAPANESE, 1881-1963)

KABUKI ACTOR FROM SHIBARAKU

USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 275.00
2022

SET OF FOUR WOODBLOCK PRINT TRIPTYCHS DEPICTING BATTLE SCENES, 19TH/20TH CENTURY

19TH/20TH CENTURYUSD 400.00 - 600.00USD 375.00
2023

GROUP OF 23 MEIJI PERIOD WOODBLOCK PRINTS, MOSTLY OBAN

USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 325.00
2024TAISO YOSHITOSHI (JAPANESE, 1839-1892)

THREE PRINTS FROM 100 ASPECTS OF MOON SERIES

USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 900.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ian Fleming, <i>Goldfinger,</i> first edition, inscribed to Sir Henry Cotton, MBE, London, 1959. Sold for $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Joseph Brant, Mohawk Chief, ALS, writing after pledging support to King George III against American rebels, 1776. Sold for a record $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Sonia Delaunay, <i>Ses Peintures</i> . . ., 20 pochoir plates, Paris, 1925. Sold for a record $13,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Diana, Princess of Wales, 6 autograph letters signed to British <i>Vogue</i> editor, 1989-92. Sold for $10,400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alexander Hamilton, ALS, as Secretary of the Treasury covering costs of the new U.S. Mint, 1793. Sold for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Benjamin Graham & David L. Dodd, <i>Security Analysis,</i> first edition, inscribed by Graham to a Wall Street trader, NY, 1934. Sold for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Barbier & François-Louis Schmied, <i>Personnages de Comédie,</i> Paris, 1922. Sold for $9,375.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Ilsée, Princesse de Tripoli,</i> Paris, 1897. Sold for a record $13,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ralph Waldo Emerson, <i>The Dial,</i> first edition of the reconstituted issue, Emerson’s copy with inscriptions, Cincinnati, 1860. Sold for a record $3,250.
  • <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> Presentation Copy. Sold for $500,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. Autograph Letter Signed, 3 pp, negotiating the 2nd American edition with Appleton. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. Autograph Letter Signed, 8 pp, Paris, 1924, to his father discussing Bullfighting, Stories, and his new baby. Sold for $25,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Corialanus.</i> London, 1623. 1st printing [Extracted from the First Folio]. Sold for $50,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Swift, Jonathan. <i>Gulliver's Travels.</i> London, 1726. 1st edition, Teerink's A edition, fine, large copy. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Fitzroy, Robert. Autograph Letter Signed to agent Thomas Stilwell, informing him of the progress of H.M.S. Beagle. Sold for $17,575.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br> Property from the Collection of Nicole and William R. Keck II</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Sonnets.</i> 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner, bound by Trautz-Bauzonnet. Sold for $13,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. Sold for $5,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. Sold for $7,575.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Rackham, Arthur. <i>Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.</i> 1/500 copies signed by Rackham. Sold for $4,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Du coté de chez Swann.</i> 1st edition, 1st issue. Inscribed by Proust. Sold for $8,825.
  • <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 14. [CRIMEAN WAR] HAMLEY. <i>The Story of the Campaign of Sebastopol.</i> 1855. £150 to £200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 17. JONGH & D'ALMEIDA. <i>L’armee Russe...</i> c.1898. Colour plates and many illustrations. £500 to £600
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 18. [RUSSIA] LE PRINCE. <i>Oeuvres. 1782.</i> Rare folio format with 80 etchings and 74 aquatints. £4000 to £6000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 21. [RUSSIA] MORNAY. Set of 8 hand-coloured aquatints of carriages, sleighs and occupants. c.1825. £1200 to £1800
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 33. BOWDICH. <i>Excursions in Madeira and Porto Santo.</i> 1825. A fine copy. £800 to £1200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 37. QUIN. <i>An Historical Atlas.</i> 1836. 2nd edn, 21 hand-coloured maps revealing civilisation. £800 to £1200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 39. LE BRUN. <i>Voyages [...] par la Moscovie, en Perse...</i> 1718. 300+ engravings, panorama. £4500 to £5500
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 48. BRIERLY. <i>The English and French fleets in the Baltic.</i> 1855. Colour lithographs. £7000 to £9000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 60. DELLA VALLE. <i>Reise Beschreibung... in Turckey, Egypten, Palestina[...].</i> 1674. £1500 to £2000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 77. MURRAY, Mrs. Watercolour Album of Heaths. c.1860. 55 original watercolours. £750 to £1000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 91. ADDISON. <i>Works...</i> 1721. 4 vols, large paper copy, English red morocco. £2500 to £3500
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 96. HOLBEIN. Imitations of original drawings. 1792-1800. Exceptional copy. £4000 to £6000
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