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 25 Blythe Road 117
2 AbeBooks Most Expensive 70
3 Adams Amsterdam Auctions 3026
4 Adams Amsterdam Book and Print Auctions 1178
5 Addison and Sarova 2351
6 Ader 31652
7 Aguttes 8068
8 Alain and Evelyne Morel de Westgaver 17779
9 Alaska Auction 984
10 ALDE 43078
11 Alderfer Auction Company 1218
12 Alexander Autographs 10515
13 Alexander Historical Auctions 5383
14 AltaCal OL 250
15 American Art Association 683
16 American Bibles 1480
17 American Book Auction Catalogues 10619
18 Americana Beginnings 79
19 Anderson Galleries 53428
20 Anderson Galleries 1604 622
21 Anderson Galleries 1642 672
22 Anderson Galleries 1685 300
23 Anderson Galleries 1686 1171
24 Anderson Galleries 70 Nuggets 71
25 Anteo Subastas 0
26 Antiquarian Auctions 11643
27 AntiquarianAuctions.com 8946
28 Antiquariat Peter Kiefer 4571
29 Antiques Estate Auctioneers Appraisers 980
30 Arader Galleries 2351
31 Archives International Auctions 10045
32 Artcurial 36404
33 Asher 367
34 Aspire Auctions 1443
35 Auction Explorer Books 17337
36 Auctionata 6375
37 Audap and Mirabaud 3011
38 Australian Book Auctions 22219
39 Autographes Encheres 1198
40 Auxerre Encheres Estimations 4639
41 Bakker Boccelli Fine Art 1
42 Baltimore Book Auction 8796
43 Bauer 528
44 Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood 3336
45 Beaussant Lefevre 2825
46 Bent White Mountains 823
47 Bernard Quaritch 25960
48 Bibliotheca Munselliana 2331
49 Binoche et Giquello 6677
50 Blacksparrow 864
51 Bloomsbury Auctions 161088
52 Bloomsbury Book Auctions 56009
53 Bloomsbury Philobiblon 2268
54 Boisgirard Provence Cote DAzur 346
55 Bolaffi Ambassador Auctions 4897
56 Bolaffi SPA 758
57 Bonhams 130524
58 Books by the Falls 667
59 Bradford 6239
60 Braislin 1997
61 Brinley 9138
62 Britwell Court 1916 493
63 Brunk Auctions 359
64 Bruun Rasmussen 25873
65 Bubb Kuyper 126535
66 Burgersdijk and Niermans 32416
67 Butterfield 1319
68 Carlsen Gallery 252
69 Case Antiques, Inc. 106
70 Castner Auction 29
71 CD David 128
72 CDowning Auctions 293
73 CF Libbie 34633
74 Charles Hamilton 29959
75 Charles Heartman 3033
76 Charles Wood 33965
77 Charlton Hall 384
78 Check List American Railroads 2707
79 Chinese Question 498
80 Christian Hesse Auktionen 1349
81 Christies 224420
82 Church 1433
83 Clars Auction Gallery 9530
84 Claude Aguttes 233
85 CNY Book Auctions 219
86 Cohasco 263
87 Collection MC 72
88 Comic Connect 100
89 Connecticut Book Auctions 175
90 Copley Fine Art Auctions 678
91 Cornette de Saint Cyr 2351
92 Cottone 98
93 Coutau Begarie 4692
94 Cowans Auctions 8647
95 Cowans Historic Americana Auctions 1902
96 Dallas Auction Gallery 71
97 Dargate Auction Galleries 420
98 Dawson Book Shop 1189
99 De Baecque and Associes 5674
100 Decker 11230
101 Delvaux 348
102 Dirk Soulis Auctions 5167
103 Dominic Winter Book Auctions 110517
104 Dora Hood 85126
105 Dorotheum 31489
106 Dorothy Sloan Rare Books 5798
107 Doyle New York 15537
108 DSloan 4295
109 Du Mouchelles 180
110 Dupont 255
111 Dush 863
112 Early American 5196
113 Eberstadt 21456
114 Edward Lefkowicz 1402
115 Eldreds 6373
116 ERA Encheres 1798
117 EV Thompson 614
118 Evans 32214
119 Ferraton 27485
120 Field 1703
121 Field Auction 4879
122 Florence Number Nine 37
123 Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers 3256
124 Francis Edwards 166736
125 Francis Harper 73
126 Freemans 20198
127 Freemans Historic USS Constitution Colors 13
128 Galerias Louis Morton 6161
129 Galerie Bassenge 96156
130 Galerie Koller Auctions 9901
131 Gateway Gallery Auction 0
132 George Littlefield 16134
133 Goelet 895
134 Goldberg Coins and Collectibles 1476
135 Goldschmidt 49633
136 Gonnelli Casa DAste 9797
137 Goodspeed 233888
138 Gowans 309
139 Grays Auctioneers 2568
140 Grogan and Company 191
141 Guernseys 4154
142 Guillaumot Richard 402
143 Gulf Coast Book Auctions 394
144 Harmsworth 5068
145 Hartung and Hartung 31862
146 Hauff and Auvermann 39415
147 Hauswedell and Nolte 24873
148 HBradley Martin 48
149 Henkels 6698
150 Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions 14316
151 Heritage Auction Galleries 24901
152 Heritage Auctions 335566
153 Heritage Map Museum 109
154 Hessney Auction Company 2
155 HNestler 3022
156 Holabird Associates 1527
157 Holabird Kagin Americana 10637
158 Holliday 1233
159 Howell 8059
160 Howes US IANA 11600
161 HRS Alabama 1807 to 1840 345
162 HRS Arizona 1860 to 1890 161
163 HRS California 489
164 HRS Chicago Ante Fire 1877
165 HRS Idaho 1839 to 1890 180
166 HRS Iowa 1837 to 1860 195
167 HRS Kansas 1854 to 1876 2034
168 HRS Kentucky 1787 to 1810 812
169 HRS Kentucky Imprints 591
170 HRS Minnesota 1849 to 1865 656
171 HRS Missouri 1808 to 1850 705
172 HRS Nebraska 1847 to 1876 503
173 HRS Nevada 1859 to 1890 522
174 HRS Nevada 1859 to 1890 Add 9
175 HRS New Mexico 1784 to 1876 300
176 HRS Ohio 1796 to 1820 591
177 HRS Tennessee 1793 to 1840 469
178 HRS TN Nashville 481
179 HRS TN Nashville AppA 4
180 HRS TN Nashville AppB 20
181 HRS TN Nashville AppC 10
182 HRS TN Pamphlets and Broadsides 797
183 HRS Utica NY 1799 to 1830 572
184 HRS West Virginia 1791 to 1830 106
185 HRS Wisconsin 569
186 HRS Wisconsin 1850 to 1854 549
187 HRS Wisconsin 1855 to 1858 724
188 HRS Wisconsin 1859 to 1863 712
189 HRS Wisconsin 1864 to 1869 931
190 HRS Wyoming 1866 to 1890 168
191 Huntington1269 308
192 Huntington1309 330
193 Huntington1406 245
194 Huntington1698 1015
195 HV Jones Sale 580
196 HVJones 304
197 HVJones Check List 1746
198 JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung 4123
199 Jacksons Auction 122
200 James D Cyr Auctioneer 1311
201 James D Julia Auctioneers 1295
202 JandS 13489
203 Jenkins 628
204 Jeschke Greve and Hauff 823
205 Jeschke Hauff und Auvermann 13821
206 Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH 18123
207 JMW Auction Gallery 1780
208 John Bellman Auctioneers 1489
209 John Howell Books Americana 718
210 John McInnis Auctioneers 3381
211 Johns Western Gallery 2826
212 Johnson 1415
213 Kapandji Morhange 13221
214 Kedem Auction 4803
215 Kenneth Karmiole 12221
216 Kenneth Nebenzahl 5907
217 Keno Auctions 15
218 Kestenbaum and Company 2738
219 Ketterer Kunst Doerling 35480
220 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers 65968
221 Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen 234255
222 KLeach 5502
223 Knotty Pine Auction Service 7469
224 Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic Booksellers 3218
225 Kraus 569
226 Laird Park 394
227 Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society 8039
228 Lathrop Harper 14598
229 Laurence Witten Rare Books 1645
230 Lawrences Auctioneers 1917
231 Le Libraire Alain Ferraton 29331
232 Leekley 373
233 Leonard and Company 1
234 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers 14757
235 LF Robinson 1304 701
236 Librairie Loeb Larocque 1212
237 Light Horse Auctions 169
238 Littell 1141
239 Longs 11280
240 Ludewig 1220
241 Lyon and Turnbull 14534
242 MacManus 65020
243 Madigan 213
244 Maggs 60208
245 Maggs VI 542
246 Maître Bernard GALATEAU 0
247 Map World 422
248 Marc van de Wiele Auctions 12587
249 Marshall 1044
250 McLemore Auction Company 63
251 Mealys Auctioneers 13093
252 Merwin Clayton Sales Company 3141
253 Merwin Sales Company NY 0
254 Michaans Auctions 713
255 Michael Brown 781
256 Michael Treloar 347
257 Mid Hudson Auction Galleries 2193
258 Midland 64251
259 Minerva Auctions Roma 7869
260 Morton Casa de Subastas 14138
261 MS Rare Books 34295
262 Murphy 3307
263 NAMagazines 255
264 National Art Galleries 1932 157
265 National Book Auctions 45468
266 Neal Auction Company 2359
267 Neret Minet and Tessier 25005
268 New England Auctions 2142
269 New England Book Auctions 15928
270 Norris 4311
271 Northeast Auctions 1214
272 Nosbüsch & Stucke 5841
273 OGER et CAMPER 720
274 OGER et DUMONT 100
275 OGER et SEMONT 531
276 Old World Auctions 43406
277 One Of A Kind Collectibles 0
278 OSENAT 4197
279 Otto Lange 23114
280 Paige Auction 952
281 Pandolfini 688
282 Parke Bernet 32435
283 Paulo Adams Auction Service 118
284 PBA Galleries 123866
285 PC Petersburg 1786 to 1876 637
286 Pennypacker943 6707
287 Penrose 365
288 PIASA 36157
289 Picard Audap Solanet Velliet Teissedre 424
290 Pierre Berge and Associes 5658
291 Pilling 5532
292 Plaza Art Auction Galleries 129
293 Potomack Company 384
294 Potter and Potter Auctions 3371
295 Poulin Antiques Auctions 1077
296 Profiles in History 21170
297 Purcell Auctioneers 699
298 Quagga Rare Books and Art 91
299 Rachel Davis Fine Arts 4371
300 Rago Arts and Auctions 939
301 Ralph Kristiansen 966
302 Randall and Windle 4447
303 Reiss and Sohn 59367
304 Remy Le Fur and Associes 197
305 RENAUD GIQUELLO ASSOCIES 374
306 Rice 2645
307 RJM Autographs and Antiques 0
308 RM Smythe 923
309 Robert Brown 163
310 Robert Hayman 9117
311 Robert Siegel Galleries 3389
312 Robinson 9390
313 Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions 43030
314 Rosenbach 8252
315 Rossini 5131
316 Royka Auctioneers Appraisers 176
317 RR Auction 58026
318 RW Olivers 550
319 Sabin 106729
320 Sabin Handy Bib 995
321 Sawyer 34396
322 Scott & O'Shaughnessy 4087
323 Scribner 14048
324 Shapiro Auctioneers 5
325 Sheppards Irish Auction House 264
326 Siebert 1084
327 SJ Winslow Associates 5949
328 Skinner 13919
329 Soler Y Llach 1322
330 Soliday 5224
331 Sotheby Parke Bernet 15509
332 Sothebys 1025244
333 Southern 9651
334 Spink Shreves Galleries 1294
335 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers 2199
336 Stockholms Auktionsverk 858
337 Streeter 4423
338 Swaen Map Auction 10376
339 Swann Galleries 362519
340 Tajan 9190
341 Terry Part I 361
342 Terry Part II 370
343 Terry Part III 444
344 The Written Word Autographs 1490
345 Thomas Scheler 116
346 Thomaston Place Auction Galleries 1518
347 Three Rivers Auction Company 437
348 TN Luther Books 35327
349 Tooveys 11442
350 Treadway Gallery 0
351 Trotting Hill Park Books 267
352 UP James 6491
353 Valley Auctions 453
354 Venator and Hanstein 18176
355 Vermot de Pas 8108
356 Vinson 112
357 Waddingtons 877
358 Walpole Galleries 2784
359 Watkins Americana 184
360 Waverly Auctions 20618
361 Webbs 546
362 William Allen 13871
363 William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals 0
364 William Parkinson 505
365 William Salloch 11786
366 William Schab 4827
367 Winter Associates 506
368 Witten 109
369 Woolley and Wallis 1124
370 Wright Howes 12365
371 Yeshiva Ahavas Torah Baranovich 355
372 Zamorano Eighty 80
373 Zisska and Kistner 22702
374 Zisska and Lacher 4078
375 Zisska and Schauer 28797
  • <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 May 5: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 5:</b> Anne & Margot Frank's copy of <i>Grimm's Fairy Tales</i>, in which Anne wrote her own and Margot's name, circa 1940. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 5:</b> Albert Einstein, group of 4 letters Signed to Helmut L. Bradt regarding Bradt's emigration to the U.S., one bearing Nazi censor ink stamps, 1939-40. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 5:</b> Archive of items from Ludwig Bemelmans to producer Mary K. Frank, concerning <i>The Street <br>Where the Heart Lies</i>, 1959-62. <br>$10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 5: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 5:</b> Archive of correspondence to<br>Edwin A. Van Valkenburg from President Theodore Roosevelt and members of his family, 1913-21. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 5:</b> Oscar Wilde, manuscript notes panning a book on book collecting, circa 1886. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 5:</b><br>John Hancock, partly-printed document Signed as Governor of Massachusetts, Boston, 1781.<br>$4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 5: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 5:</b> Franz Liszt, Autograph Letter<br>Signed to Carl Gille, Rome, 1869. $4,00 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 5:</b> Joseph Conrad, photograph Signed and dated, 1918. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 5:</b><br>Two Guns White Calf, photograph postcard Signed with his pictogram, 1929. $800 to $1,200.
  • Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts, 8 June 2016, New York
    Bonhams June 8: ARISTOTLE.<br>384-322 B.C.E. De animalibus <br>US$ 300,000-500,000.
  • Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 18. Blaeu, <i>Nova et Accuratissima Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula</i>, 1660.<br>Est. $14000-$17000
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 20. Pitt, <i>Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula</i>, 1680. Est. $9500-$11000
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 65. Ortelius, <i>Americae sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio</i>, 1571. <br>Est. $6000-$7000
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 84. Bailleul, <i>L'Amerique Divisee en Ses Principales Parties</i>, 1752.<br>Est. $19000-$22000
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 99. Sayer & Bennett, <i>The American Military Pocket Atlas</i>, 1776. <br>Est. $10000-$12000
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 269. Reid, <i>Plan of the City of Washington in the Territory of Columbia</i>, 1796. <br>Est. $2750-$3500
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 291. Carleton, <i>Map of Massachusetts Proper</i>, 1801. Est. $12000-$14000
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 378. Keulen, <i>Pas Kaart vande Noord Oost Kust van Cuba en d'Oost Kust van Florida</i>, 1695. Est. $3250-$4000
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 651. Ptolemy/Fries, <i>Tabula Superioris Indiae & Tartariae Maioris</i>, 1541.<br>Est. $3000-$4000
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 688. Wit, <i>Nova Africa Descriptio</i>, 1660.<br>Est. $2750-$3500
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 706. Ortelius, <i>Maris Pacifici</i>, 1589.<br>Est. $8000-$9000
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 727. Audubon, <i>Least Stormy-Petrel</i>, 1836. Est. $1400-$1700
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 741. Bordone, <i>Isolario</i>, 1547.<br>Est. $16000-$19000
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 747. Teesdale, <i>A New General Atlas of the World</i>, 1835. Est. $2000-$2750
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 752. Colton, <i>Colton's Atlas of the World Volume I and II</i>, 1856.<br>Est. $2500-$3250
    Old World Auctions (May 4): Lot 760. Prevost, <i>Histoire Generale des Voyages ... Tome Quatorzieme</i>, 1757. <br>Est. $2400-$3000
  • <b>Dirk Soulis April 30:</b> Lot 131. After Karl Bodmer (1809-1983) Pehriska-Ruhpa Aquatint. $1500-$2500
    <b>Dirk Soulis April 30:</b> Lot 212. Catlin Snow Show Dance Hand Tinted Lithograph No. 14. $1000-$2000.
    <b>Dirk Soulis April 30:</b> Lot 213: Hurlimann After Bodner Saukie Fox Indians Aquatint. $500-$1000.
    <b>Dirk Soulis April 30:</b> Lot 226: After Karl Bodmer. Dance of the Mandan Indians Aquatint. $1000-$1500.
    <b>Dirk Soulis April 30:</b> Lot 281: Karl Bodmer (1809-1983) Massika and Wakusasse Hand. $750-$1500.
    <b>Dirk Soulis April 30:</b> Lot 244: After Catlin Nah-To-Toh Pa Lithograph, Plus Another. $300-$600.
    <b>Dirk Soulis April 30:</b> Lot 305: History...Indian Tribes N. America, McKenney & Hall, 3. $3000-$5000.
    <b>Dirk Soulis April 30:</b> Lot 316: Catlin, George, "North American Indians," 1841, 2 Vols. $500-$1000.
    <b>Dirk Soulis April 30:</b> Lot 284: Catlin, George, "North American Indians," 1926, 2 Vols. $200-$300.
    <b>Dirk Soulis April 30:</b> Lot 285: Coleson, Miss Ann, "Among the<br>Sioux Indians!" 1864. $500-$1000.
    <b>Dirk Soulis April 30:</b> Lot 289: Heard, L.V.D., Sioux War and Massacres, 1865, First. $400-$800.
    <b>Dirk Soulis April 30:</b> Lot 288: Life of Life of Ma-Ka-Tai-Me-She-Kia-Kiak or Black Hawk, 1834. $400-$800.
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