Sources in the Rare Book Transaction History

The following is a list of auction records, bibliographies, and certain historically important bookseller catalogues in the Rare Book Transaction History database, followed by the number of records in each source.
Click the source name for a description of that particular resource.

No. Source Name Total Records
1 AbeBooks Most Expensive 70
2 Adams Amsterdam Auctions 2748
3 Adams Amsterdam Book and Print Auctions 1178
4 Addison and Sarova 2149
5 Ader 30807
6 Aguttes 8028
7 Alain and Evelyne Morel de Westgaver 17779
8 Alaska Auction 846
9 ALDE 42415
10 Alderfer Auction Company 1218
11 Alexander Autographs 10515
12 Alexander Historical Auctions 4852
13 AltaCal OL 250
14 American Art Association 683
15 American Bibles 1480
16 American Book Auction Catalogues 10619
17 Americana Beginnings 79
18 Anderson Galleries 29891
19 Anderson Galleries 1604 622
20 Anderson Galleries 1642 672
21 Anderson Galleries 1685 300
22 Anderson Galleries 1686 1171
23 Anderson Galleries 70 Nuggets 71
24 Anteo Subastas 0
25 Antiquarian Auctions 11643
26 AntiquarianAuctions.com 8595
27 Antiquariat Peter Kiefer 4571
28 Antiques Estate Auctioneers Appraisers 980
29 Arader Galleries 2045
30 Archives International Auctions 9534
31 Artcurial 36073
32 Asher 367
33 Aspire Auctions 1424
34 Auction Explorer Books 17337
35 Auctionata 4810
36 Audap and Mirabaud 2580
37 Australian Book Auctions 21742
38 Autographes Encheres 1198
39 Auxerre Encheres Estimations 4639
40 Bakker Boccelli Fine Art 1
41 Baltimore Book Auction 8796
42 Bauer 528
43 Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood 3336
44 Beaussant Lefevre 2815
45 Bent White Mountains 823
46 Bernard Quaritch 25960
47 Bibliotheca Munselliana 2331
48 Binoche et Giquello 5858
49 Blacksparrow 864
50 Bloomsbury Auctions 158641
51 Bloomsbury Book Auctions 56009
52 Bloomsbury Philobiblon 2191
53 Boisgirard Provence Cote DAzur 346
54 Bolaffi Ambassador Auctions 4897
55 Bolaffi SPA 758
56 Bonhams 128583
57 Books by the Falls 667
58 Bradford 6239
59 Braislin 1997
60 Brinley 9138
61 Britwell Court 1916 493
62 Brunk Auctions 308
63 Bruun Rasmussen 24873
64 Bubb Kuyper 126535
65 Burgersdijk and Niermans 32416
66 Butterfield 1319
67 Carlsen Gallery 233
68 Case Antiques, Inc. 106
69 Castner Auction 29
70 CD David 128
71 CDowning Auctions 293
72 CF Libbie 34633
73 Charles Hamilton 29959
74 Charles Heartman 3033
75 Charles Wood 33965
76 Charlton Hall 264
77 Check List American Railroads 2707
78 Chinese Question 498
79 Christian Hesse Auktionen 1349
80 Christies 222637
81 Church 1433
82 Clars Auction Gallery 8949
83 Claude Aguttes 233
84 CNY Book Auctions 219
85 Cohasco 263
86 Collection MC 72
87 Comic Connect 100
88 Connecticut Book Auctions 0
89 Copley Fine Art Auctions 545
90 Cornette de Saint Cyr 2351
91 Cottone 98
92 Coutau Begarie 4692
93 Cowans Auctions 8410
94 Cowans Historic Americana Auctions 1902
95 Dallas Auction Gallery 50
96 Dargate Auction Galleries 420
97 Dawson Book Shop 1189
98 De Baecque and Associes 5628
99 Decker 11230
100 Delvaux 348
101 Dirk Soulis Auctions 5118
102 Dominic Winter Book Auctions 108920
103 Dora Hood 85126
104 Dorotheum 31396
105 Dorothy Sloan Rare Books 5798
106 Doyle New York 15032
107 DSloan 4295
108 Du Mouchelles 180
109 Dupont 255
110 Dush 863
111 Early American 5196
112 Eberstadt 21456
113 Edward Lefkowicz 1402
114 Eldreds 6107
115 ERA Encheres 1798
116 EV Thompson 614
117 Evans 32214
118 Ferraton 25918
119 Field 1703
120 Field Auction 4879
121 Florence Number Nine 37
122 Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers 3241
123 Francis Edwards 166736
124 Francis Harper 73
125 Freemans 19677
126 Freemans Historic USS Constitution Colors 13
127 Galerias Louis Morton 6161
128 Galerie Bassenge 96156
129 Galerie Koller Auctions 9901
130 Gateway Gallery Auction 0
131 George Littlefield 16134
132 Goelet 895
133 Goldberg Coins and Collectibles 1476
134 Goldschmidt 49633
135 Gonnelli Casa DAste 8875
136 Goodspeed 233888
137 Gowans 309
138 Grays Auctioneers 2503
139 Grogan and Company 179
140 Guernseys 4154
141 Guillaumot Richard 402
142 Gulf Coast Book Auctions 394
143 Harmsworth 5068
144 Hartung and Hartung 31862
145 Hauff and Auvermann 39415
146 Hauswedell and Nolte 24873
147 HBradley Martin 48
148 Henkels 6698
149 Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions 13861
150 Heritage Auction Galleries 24901
151 Heritage Auctions 315419
152 Heritage Map Museum 109
153 Hessney Auction Company 2
154 HNestler 3022
155 Holabird Associates 1527
156 Holabird Kagin Americana 10637
157 Holliday 1233
158 Howell 8059
159 Howes US IANA 11600
160 HRS Alabama 1807 to 1840 345
161 HRS Arizona 1860 to 1890 161
162 HRS California 489
163 HRS Chicago Ante Fire 1877
164 HRS Idaho 1839 to 1890 180
165 HRS Iowa 1837 to 1860 195
166 HRS Kansas 1854 to 1876 2034
167 HRS Kentucky 1787 to 1810 812
168 HRS Kentucky Imprints 591
169 HRS Minnesota 1849 to 1865 656
170 HRS Missouri 1808 to 1850 705
171 HRS Nebraska 1847 to 1876 503
172 HRS Nevada 1859 to 1890 522
173 HRS Nevada 1859 to 1890 Add 9
174 HRS New Mexico 1784 to 1876 300
175 HRS Ohio 1796 to 1820 591
176 HRS Tennessee 1793 to 1840 469
177 HRS TN Nashville 481
178 HRS TN Nashville AppA 4
179 HRS TN Nashville AppB 20
180 HRS TN Nashville AppC 10
181 HRS TN Pamphlets and Broadsides 797
182 HRS Utica NY 1799 to 1830 572
183 HRS West Virginia 1791 to 1830 106
184 HRS Wisconsin 569
185 HRS Wisconsin 1850 to 1854 549
186 HRS Wisconsin 1855 to 1858 724
187 HRS Wisconsin 1859 to 1863 712
188 HRS Wisconsin 1864 to 1869 931
189 HRS Wyoming 1866 to 1890 168
190 Huntington1269 308
191 Huntington1309 330
192 Huntington1406 245
193 Huntington1698 1015
194 HV Jones Sale 580
195 HVJones 304
196 HVJones Check List 1746
197 JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung 3251
198 Jacksons Auction 122
199 James D Cyr Auctioneer 1311
200 James D Julia Auctioneers 1295
201 JandS 13489
202 Jenkins 628
203 Jeschke Greve and Hauff 823
204 Jeschke Hauff und Auvermann 13821
205 Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH 17725
206 JMW Auction Gallery 1780
207 John Bellman Auctioneers 1489
208 John Howell Books Americana 718
209 John McInnis Auctioneers 2935
210 Johns Western Gallery 2826
211 Johnson 1415
212 Kapandji Morhange 13221
213 Kedem Auction 4803
214 Kenneth Karmiole 12221
215 Kenneth Nebenzahl 5907
216 Keno Auctions 15
217 Kestenbaum and Company 2494
218 Ketterer Kunst Doerling 35480
219 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers 65593
220 Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen 227703
221 KLeach 5502
222 Knotty Pine Auction Service 7469
223 Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic Booksellers 2818
224 Kraus 569
225 Laird Park 394
226 Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society 7544
227 Lathrop Harper 14598
228 Laurence Witten Rare Books 1645
229 Lawrences Auctioneers 1917
230 Le Libraire Alain Ferraton 29331
231 Leekley 373
232 Leonard and Company 1
233 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers 14688
234 LF Robinson 1304 701
235 Librairie Loeb Larocque 1212
236 Light Horse Auctions 169
237 Littell 1141
238 Longs 11280
239 Ludewig 1220
240 Lyon and Turnbull 14520
241 MacManus 65020
242 Madigan 213
243 Maggs 60208
244 Maggs VI 542
245 Maître Bernard GALATEAU 0
246 Map World 422
247 Marc van de Wiele Auctions 11431
248 Marshall 1044
249 McLemore Auction Company 63
250 Mealys Auctioneers 13093
251 Merwin Clayton Sales Company 3141
252 Merwin Sales Company NY 0
253 Michaans Auctions 615
254 Michael Brown 781
255 Michael Treloar 347
256 Mid Hudson Auction Galleries 2193
257 Midland 64251
258 Minerva Auctions Roma 7869
259 Morton Casa de Subastas 13459
260 MS Rare Books 34295
261 Murphy 3307
262 NAMagazines 255
263 National Art Galleries 1932 157
264 National Book Auctions 43669
265 Neal Auction Company 2251
266 Neret Minet and Tessier 23767
267 New England Auctions 2142
268 New England Book Auctions 15928
269 Norris 4311
270 Northeast Auctions 1093
271 Nosbüsch & Stucke 5841
272 OGER et CAMPER 720
273 OGER et DUMONT 100
274 OGER et SEMONT 531
275 Old World Auctions 42573
276 One Of A Kind Collectibles 0
277 OSENAT 3987
278 Otto Lange 23114
279 Paige Auction 911
280 Pandolfini 688
281 Parke Bernet 32435
282 Paulo Adams Auction Service 118
283 PBA Galleries 121094
284 PC Petersburg 1786 to 1876 637
285 Pennypacker943 6707
286 Penrose 365
287 PIASA 36157
288 Picard Audap Solanet Velliet Teissedre 424
289 Pierre Berge and Associes 5658
290 Pilling 5532
291 Plaza Art Auction Galleries 129
292 Potomack Company 308
293 Potter and Potter Auctions 2769
294 Poulin Antiques Auctions 1077
295 Profiles in History 20979
296 Quagga Rare Books and Art 65
297 Rachel Davis Fine Arts 4046
298 Rago Arts and Auctions 883
299 Ralph Kristiansen 966
300 Randall and Windle 4447
301 Reiss and Sohn 59367
302 Remy Le Fur and Associes 197
303 RENAUD GIQUELLO ASSOCIES 374
304 Rice 2645
305 RM Smythe 923
306 Robert Brown 163
307 Robert Hayman 9117
308 Robert Siegel Galleries 3215
309 Robinson 9390
310 Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions 43030
311 Rosenbach 8252
312 Rossini 4938
313 Royka Auctioneers Appraisers 176
314 RR Auction 55160
315 RW Olivers 550
316 Sabin 106729
317 Sabin Handy Bib 995
318 Sawyer 34396
319 Scott & O'Shaughnessy 4087
320 Scribner 14048
321 Shapiro Auctioneers 5
322 Sheppards Irish Auction House 264
323 Siebert 1084
324 SJ Winslow Associates 5949
325 Skinner 13901
326 Soler Y Llach 1322
327 Soliday 5224
328 Sotheby Parke Bernet 15509
329 Sothebys 1023963
330 Southern 9651
331 Spink Shreves Galleries 1294
332 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers 2199
333 Stockholms Auktionsverk 858
334 Streeter 4423
335 Swaen Map Auction 10376
336 Swann Galleries 360021
337 Tajan 9029
338 Terry Part I 361
339 Terry Part II 370
340 Terry Part III 444
341 The Written Word Autographs 941
342 Thomas Scheler 116
343 Thomaston Place Auction Galleries 1407
344 Three Rivers Auction Company 437
345 TN Luther Books 35327
346 Tooveys 10435
347 Treadway Gallery 0
348 Trotting Hill Park Books 267
349 UP James 6491
350 Valley Auctions 453
351 Venator and Hanstein 16852
352 Vermot de Pas 7177
353 Vinson 112
354 Waddingtons 877
355 Walpole Galleries 2784
356 Watkins Americana 184
357 Waverly Auctions 20300
358 Webbs 546
359 William Allen 13871
360 William Parkinson 505
361 William Salloch 11786
362 William Schab 4827
363 Winter Associates 432
364 Witten 109
365 Woolley and Wallis 1124
366 Wright Howes 12365
367 Yeshiva Ahavas Torah Baranovich 355
368 Zamorano Eighty 80
369 Zisska and Kistner 22702
370 Zisska and Lacher 4078
371 Zisska and Schauer 28797
  • <b>Cowan's Books and Maps: Timed Online Auction, Open, Bid Now!</b>
    <b>Cowan's Books and Maps: </b> Lot 30. <i>Adventures of Huckleberry Finn</i>, First Edition. Est $1000-$1500. BID NOW!
    <b>Cowan's Books and Maps: </b> Lot 46. Explorations for a Pacific Railroad Route, 13 Vols. EST $2,000-$3,000. BID NOW!
    <b>Cowan's Books and Maps: </b> Lot 47. <br>The Novels and Stories of Willa Cather, Autograph Edition. Nos 1-13.<br>EST $4,000-$6,000. BID NOW!
    <b>Cowan's Books and Maps: </b> Lot 14. <br><i>The Glory of New York by Joseph Pennell</i>, Bruce Rogers Design. <br>EST $1,000-$2,000. BID NOW!
    <b>Cowan's Books and Maps: Timed Online Auction, Open, Bid Now!</b>
    <b>Cowan's Books and Maps: </b> Lot 31. <i>Little Women</i>, First Edition. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1868-1869.<br>Est $800-$1000. BID NOW!
    <b>Cowan's Books and Maps: </b> Lot 63. <br><i>Isis Unveiled: A Master-Key to the Mysteries of Ancient and Modern ...</i><br>Est $1500-$3000. BID NOW!
    <b>Cowan's Books and Maps: </b> Lot 76. <i>Sanson's Atlantis Insula</i> (Nicolas, 1600-1667; Guillaume, 1633-1703). Est $1000-$2000. BID NOW!
    <b>Cowan's Books and Maps: </b> Lot 85. <i>White's County and District Map<br>of the State of West Virginia, 1875</i>.<br>Est $2500-$5000. BID NOW!
    <b>Cowan's Books and Maps: Timed Online Auction, Open, Bid Now!</b>
    <b>Cowan's Books and Maps: </b> Lot 5.<br><i>A Confession of Faith</i>, Early Connecticut Imprint Regarding<br>the Saybrook Platform, 1760.<br>Est $200-$300. BID NOW!
    <b>Cowan's Books and Maps: </b> Lot 78. Senex, John. <i>Map of Louisiana and of the River Mississipi</i> [sic]. [England]. 1719. Est $2000-$3000. BID NOW!
    <b>Cowan's Books and Maps: </b> Lot 69. Lot of Children's Chapbooks and Fiction, Plus. Est $150-$300. BID NOW!
    <b>Cowan's Books and Maps: </b> Lot 11. Dard Hunter <i>Papermaking Pilgrimage to Japan, Korea and China</i>. 1936.<br>Est $1500-$2500. BID NOW!
  • <b>19th Century Shop.</b> LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. <i>A superb collection of manuscripts signed by Lincoln and relics related to Lincoln’s death</i>. Washington, 1864-1865
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Rare Relic of the Underground Railroad (1857). <i>$500 Reward Ran away ...</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> CARTER, SUSANNAH. <i>The Frugal Housewife,</i> (1772) the second American cookbook, plates by Paul Revere.
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> SCHIRRA, WALTER M.. Icon of the American Space Program. <i>A Complete Set of Schirra’s Flight Log Books (1947-69).</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> A fine pair of daguerreotypes, one a black nurse holding a white baby, the other the white parents. Maryland, c. 1853.
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> The Internet. (COMPUTERS.) CERF, VINTON & KAHN, ROBERT. <i>"A Protocol for Packet Network Intercommunication" in IEEE Transactions on Communications.</i>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 25:<br>Art & Storytelling: Photographs<br>& Photobooks</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 25:</b> Marcus A. Root, "<i>General Tom Thumb</i>" with parents, daguerreotype, circa 1846. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 25:</b> William Saunders, <i>Sketches of Chinese Life and Character</i>, album with 50 hand-colored photographs, 1871-72. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 25:</b> Wilson A. Bentley, album of 25 microphotographs from glass<br>plate negatives, 1888-1927.<br>$20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 25:<br>Art & Storytelling: Photographs<br>& Photobooks</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 25:</b> Hilla & Bernhard Becher, <i>Anonyme Skulpturen, Eine Typologie technischer Bauten</i>, first edition inscribed, Düsseldorf, 1970. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 25:</b> Edward Ruscha, four seminal artist's books in original dust jackets.<br>$1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 25:</b> Typological set of more than 100 photographs of WWII fighter planes, 1942-45. $400 to $600.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 25:</b><br>Roy DeCarava and Langston Hughes, <i>The Sweet Flypaper of Life</i>, first edition signed by authors, New York, 1955. $500 to $750.
  • <b>Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts, February 14th, 2016.</b>
    <b>Bonhams Feb 14th:</b> Lot 9. HIERONYMUS. C.340-420. <i>Epistolae. WITH: Lupus de Oliveto. Regula Monachorum ...</i> US$ 20,000-30,000.
    <b>Bonhams Feb 14th:</b> Lot 47. FROST, A.B. 1858-1921. Shooting Pictures. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.<br>US$ 10,000-15,000.
    <b>Bonhams Feb 14th:</b> Lot 53. PICASSO, PABLO, RAOUL HAUSMANN, et al. ILIAZD, ed. Poesie de mots inconnus. 1949. US$ 8,000-12,000.
    <b>Bonhams Feb 14th:</b> Lot 64. BRIGGS, HENRY. 1561-1630. <i>The North Part of America</i>. [London: 1625]. Engraved by R. Elstracke. US$ 8,000-12,000.
    <b>Bonhams Feb 14th:</b> Lot 79. COPERNICUS, NICOLAUS. De revolutionibus orbium coelestium. 1566. US$ 80,000-120,000.
    <b>Bonhams Feb 14th:</b> Lot 80. DARWIN, CHARLES. On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of ... US$ 70,000-90,000.
    <b>Bonhams Feb 14th:</b> Lot 87. NEWTON, ISAAC, SIR. Autograph Manuscript in Latin and English [n.p., early 1670s}. US$ 100,000-150,000
    <b>Bonhams Feb 14th:</b> Lot 93. Dr. Kary Mullis' 1993 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, awarded to him for the invention of the Polymerase Chain Reaction. US$ 450,000-550,000.
    <b>Bonhams Feb 14th:</b> Lot 96.<br>CLEMENS, SAMUEL. Autograph Manuscript, nearly complete chapter 30 of <i>A Tramp Abroad</i>, c.1879.<br>US$ 20,000-30,000.
    <b>Bonhams Feb 14th:</b> Lot 105. GOLF. [MATHISON, THOMAS. d.1754.]<br><i>The Goff</i>. An Heroi-Comical Poem.<br>US$ 40,000-60,000.
    <b>Bonhams Feb 14th:</b> Lot 113. JOYCE, JAMES. 1882-1941. <i>Ulysses</i>. First Edition, Presentation Copy, Signed and Inscribed by Joyce on the half-title. US$ 40,000-60,000.
    <b>Bonhams Feb 14th:</b> Lot 120. LONDON, JACK. Autograph Manuscript of the short story "Flush of Gold". US$ 40,000-60,000.
    <b>Bonhams Feb 14th:</b> Lot 135. STEINBECK, JOHN. Autograph Manuscript of an unpublished short story. US$ 35,000-45,000.
    <b>Bonhams Feb 14th:</b> Lot 149. GERONIMO. BARRETT, S.M., ed. Geronimo's Story of His Life. 1906. US$ 12,000-18,000.
    <b>Bonhams Feb 14th:</b> Lot 165.<br>ENOLA GAY. LEWIS, ROBERT A. An official pilot's log, 1942 to 1946.<br>US$ 50,000-80,000.
  • <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 3-17):</b><br>Lot 14. Blaeu,<i>Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula</i>, 1635. Est. $14000-$16000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 3-17):</b><br>Lot 305. Arrowsmith, <i>Texas: The Rise, Progress, and Prospects of the Republic of Texas</i>, 1841. Est. $18000-$20000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 3-17):</b><br>Lot 256. Thackara, <i>Plan of the City<br>of Washington in the Territory of Columbia</i>, 1792. Est. $13000-$16000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 3-17):</b> <br>Lot 188. Browne/Senex, A New<br>Map of Virginia Mary-land, 1719. <br>Est. $5500-$6500
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 3-17):</b> <br>Lot 47. Cellarius, <i>Scenographia Systematis Copernicani</i>, 1708.<br>Est. $2400-$3000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 3-17):</b> <br>Lot 6. Ortelius, <i>Typus Orbis Terrarum</i>, 1571. Est. $7000-$8500
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 3-17):</b> <br>Lot 413. De Medina, <i>Mundo Novo,</i> 1554. Est. $7000-$9000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 3-17):</b> <br>Lot 37. Jansson, <i>Histoire des Grands Chemins de l'Empire Romain</i>, 1736. Est. $3000-$3750
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 3-17):</b> <br>Lot 798. Le Rouge, <i>Atlas Nouveau Portatif a l'Usage des Militaires</i>, 1748. Est. $2400-$3000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 3-17):</b> <br>Lot 60. Munster, <i>Tabula Novarum Insularum</i>, 1559. Est. $5500-$7000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 3-17):</b> <br>Lot 122. Morden, <i>A New Map of the English Empire in America</i>, 1695. <br>Est. $14000-$16000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 3-17):</b> <br>Lot 291. J.J. Stoner, Niagara-Falls, <br>N.Y., 1882. Est. $1600-$1900
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 3-17):</b> <br>Lot 797. Sanson, <i>Die Gantze Erd-Kugel</i> ... Europa, Asia, Africa und America, 1679. Est. $8000-$10000
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 3-17):</b> <br>Lot 799. Lotter/Lobeck, Atlas Geographicus Portatilis, 1760.<br>Est. $1600-$1900
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 3-17):</b> <br>Lot 808. Railroad Companies, [<i>Manuscript Railroad Atlas</i>], 1890.<br>Est. $1000-$1500
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 3-17):</b> <br>Lot 800. Pinkerton, <i>A Modern Atlas</i>, 1815. Est. $8000-$10000
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