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Auction Name Asian and Emporium Auction Total Sales (USD) 36,478.00
Auction Date 01/15/2021 - 01/15/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 25,600.00
Sale Number #12774 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 44,075.00
Total Lots 90
Sold Lots 81 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 27,700.00
% of Lots Sold 90.00% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 47,725.00
Unsold Lots 9 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 76.43%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
103 Paul Jacoulet (French, 1902-1960)

12 prints attached to Christmas/New Year's/occasion cards

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,952.00
117 Hiroshi Yoshida (Japanese, 1876-1950)

Evening in Nara

USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 2,048.00
107 Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797-1858)

twenty prints from an untitled series of large fish

late 19th/early 20th century USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 1,408.00
123 Kawase Hasui (Japanese, 1883-1957)

Haru no Yu, Ueno Toshogu ("Spring Evening at Toshogu Shrine")

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,230.00
163

19 Mason's Ironstone "Water Lily" Plates British

mid 19th century USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 1,134.00
307 James McBey (Scottish, 1883-1959)

Two New York City related etchings: New York Harbour

1941 USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 984.00
311 James McBey (Scottish, 1883-1959)

Three etchings; Night in Ely Cathedral, XVII

USD 300.00 - 600.00 USD 984.00
118 Hiroshi Yoshida (Japanese, 1876-1950)

A Little Restaurant; Yasaka Shrine; artist's signature and seal lower right

USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 896.00
135 Toshi Yoshida (Japanese 1911-1995)

Cormorant Island

USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 896.00
119 Hiroshi Yoshida (Japanese, 1876-1950)

Misty Day in Nikko; Kurobe River; Kameido Bridge; artist's signature and seal lower right

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 819.00
133

Six Contemporary Japanese Woodblock Prints Kiyoshi Nagai (aka Hiroyuki Tajima, Japanese, 1911-1984), Good Morning

USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 768.00
132 Shoda Koho (Japanese, 1871-1946)

Snow Scene; Woman Picking Blossoms; Bridge Scene at Night; Catching Fireflies; artist's and publisher's seals; two mats stamped "The Robert Lee Gallery/Newtown, Connecticut"

USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 738.00
306 James McBey (Scottish, 1883-1959)

Three Scotland related etchings: Gale at Port Erroll

1923 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 677.00
108 Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797-1858)

six prints from the series Tokaido gojusan tsugi (Fifty Three Stations of the Tokaido Road)

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 640.00
302 James McBey (Scottish, 1883-1959)

Three Tetuan, Morocco etchings: View From the Gate

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 640.00
138 Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797-1861)

three prints: Hayano Wasuke Tsunenari; Sugenoya Sannojo Masatoshi; Onodera Junai Hidetomo; from the series Seichu gishi den (Stories of the True Loyalty of the Faithful Samurai)

USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 630.00
321 Jane Logemann (New York, born 1942)

Shelves

1972 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 615.00
122 Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760-1849)

two prints from the series Fugaku Sanjurokkei (Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji): Kanagawa-oki Nami Ura (The Great Wave off Kanagawa); Sanka hakuu (Thunderstorm Beneath the Summit); signed "Hokusai Iitsu hitsu"

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 576.00
136 Toshi Yoshida (Japanese, 1911-1995)

Irozaki Morning; two copies of Irozaki Afternoon; artist's signature and seal lower right

USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 576.00
305 James McBey (Scottish, 1883-1959)

Four Israel related etchings: The Desert of Sinai (No. 2)

1917 USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 567.00
310 James McBey (Scottish, 1883-1959)

Two British related etchings: The Pool of London

1914 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 554.00
344 Lewis - Map of North Carolina, 1795 Samuel Lewis, (ca. 1754–1822)

The State of North Carolina from the best Authorities, &c., 

1795 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 554.00
130 Ohara Koson (Japanese, 1877-1945)

Scops Owl Flying Under Cherry Blossom and Full moon; Herons in Reeds; artist's signature and seal lower right

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 512.00
120 Hiroshi Yoshida (Japanese, 1876-1950)

A Little Restaurant; Kagurazaka Dori; artist's signature and seal lower right

USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 504.00
304 James McBey (Scottish, 1883-1959)

Three Jerusalem related etchings: Jerusalem from Olivet

1921 USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 504.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Westvaco–Inspirations for Printers,</i> 3 volumes, 1938-61. $200 to $300.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Proef van Letteren, <i>Welk gegooten worden in de Nieuwe Haerlemsche Lettergietery,</i> 1768. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Paul Klee, <i>Bauhaus Ausstellung Juli – Sept.,</i> Weimar, 1923. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Michel Seuphor & Jozef Peeters, <i>Het Overzicht Nos.</i> 22-23-24, Antwerp, 1922. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Wolfrum & Co., <i>Modern Graphik, Serie I…,</i> complete portfolio, 1909. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Gravure et Fonderie deC. Derriey: Specimen-Album,</i> Paris, 1862. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Science: Books and Manuscripts<br>15-25 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Mary Anning. Autograph letter signed, to William Buckland, 24 November 1834. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Bolyai. <i>Scientiam spatii absolute veram exhibens,</i> Maros Vásárhelyi, 1832-1833, 2 volumes, half calf. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Vesalius.<br><i>De humani corporis fabrica,</i> Basel, 1555, modern crushed burgundy morocco. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Science: Books and Manuscripts<br>15-25 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Copernicus.<br><i>De revolutionibus orbium coelestium,</i> Nuremberg, 1543, later boards, Rostock duplicate. £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Payan-Dumoulin. Profusely illustrated manuscript of fossils, France, c.1875-1979. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Albert Einstein. Autograph letter signed, to his son Albert, 4 November [1915]. £10,000 to £15,000.
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Alken (Henry), after. Salmon Fishing; Fishing in a Punt; Pike Fishing, three works, 1820. £600 to £800.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Early Images of Angling.- Hollar (Wenceslaus) Angling; River Fishing; and Salmon Fishing, after Francis Barlow, 3 engravings, [c. 1671]. £500 to £700.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Rolfe (Henry Leonidas). <i>Studies of Fresh Water Fish,</i> 1851. £500 to £700.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Morland (George), After. A Party Angling; The Anglers' Repast, a pair, mezzotints, 1789. £400 to £600.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Pollard (James), After. Bottom Fishing; Anglers Packing Up, etchings with aquatint, 1831. £400 to £600.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Angling's Age of Romance.- Sayer (Robert, publisher) & J. Bennett. The Angelic Angler, mezzotint, 1781; and another. £300 to £400.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Fishing Satire.- London.- Roberts (Piercy). Patience at Paddington or angling in the Junction Canal, etching after Woodward, 1807; together with Woodward's 'Angling at Sadler's Wells', and another, 1794. £300 to £400.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Fishing Satire - Cats Fishing.- Seymour (Robert). Waltonizing or - Green-land Fisherman, [c. 1830s]; together with 3 lithographs of cats fishing, [c. 1830s]. £300 to £400.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Fishing Portraits.- Zoffany (Johan), After. Master James Sayer, at the age of 13, mezzotint by Richard Houston, 1772. £300 to £400.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Wilkinson (Norman). Come to Britain for Fishing, lithographic poster, [c. 1947]. £300 to £400.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Scottish Fishing.- Heath (William). Sporting in the Scottish Isles no. III. Salmon Fishing, 1835; and another. £150 to £200.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Simpson (Joseph). The Border Angler, drypoint, [c. 1927]. £150 to £200.
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