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 852
2 AbeBooks Most Expensive 70
3 Adams Amsterdam Auctions 3158
4 Adams Amsterdam Book and Print Auctions 1178
5 Addison and Sarova 2751
6 Ader 34653
7 Aguttes 8068
8 Alain and Evelyne Morel de Westgaver 17779
9 Alaska Auction 1184
10 ALDE 45338
11 Alderfer Auction Company 1218
12 Alexander Autographs 10515
13 Alexander Historical Auctions 7525
14 AltaCal OL 250
15 American Art Association 683
16 American Bibles 1480
17 American Book Auction Catalogues 10619
18 Americana Beginnings 679
19 Anderson Galleries 416299
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 10404
28 Antiquariat Peter Kiefer 4571
29 Antiques Estate Auctioneers Appraisers 980
30 Arader Galleries 2785
31 Archives International Auctions 11194
32 Artcurial 37030
33 Asher 367
34 Aspire Auctions 1581
35 Auction Explorer Books 17337
36 Auctionata 9854
37 Audap and Mirabaud 3011
38 Australian Book Auctions 23059
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 3519
45 Beaussant Lefevre 3057
46 Bent White Mountains 823
47 Bernard Quaritch 25960
48 Bibliotheca Munselliana 2331
49 Binoche et Giquello 7179
50 Blacksparrow 864
51 Bloomsbury Auctions 164049
52 Bloomsbury Book Auctions 56009
53 Boisgirard Provence Cote DAzur 346
54 Bolaffi Ambassador Auctions 6179
55 Bolaffi SPA 758
56 Bonhams 133130
57 Books by the Falls 667
58 Bradford 6239
59 Braislin 1997
60 Brinley 9138
61 Britwell Court 1916 493
62 Brunk Auctions 451
63 Bruun Rasmussen 27586
64 Bubb Kuyper 132855
65 Burgersdijk and Niermans 33609
66 Butterfield 1319
67 Carlsen Gallery 286
68 Case Antiques, Inc. 258
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 403
77 Check List American Railroads 2707
78 Chinese Question 498
79 Chiswick Auctions 0
80 Christian Hesse Auktionen 2472
81 Christies 226237
82 Church 1433
83 Clars Auction Gallery 10602
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 754
91 Cornette de Saint Cyr 2351
92 Cottone 98
93 Coutau Begarie 4692
94 Cowans Auctions 9490
95 Cowans Historic Americana Auctions 1902
96 Dallas Auction Gallery 87
97 Dargate Auction Galleries 420
98 Dawson Book Shop 1189
99 De Baecque and Associes 6401
100 Decker 11230
101 Delvaux 348
102 Dirk Soulis Auctions 5213
103 Dominic Winter Book Auctions 113841
104 Dora Hood 85126
105 Dorotheum 33365
106 Dorothy Sloan Rare Books 5798
107 Doyle New York 15829
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 6915
116 ERA Encheres 1798
117 EV Thompson 614
118 Evans 32214
119 Ferraton 29160
120 Field 1703
121 Field Auction 4879
122 Florence Number Nine 37
123 Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers 3839
124 Forum Auctions 364
125 Francis Edwards 166736
126 Francis Harper 73
127 Freemans 20232
128 Freemans Historic USS Constitution Colors 13
129 Galerias Louis Morton 6161
130 Galerie Bassenge 99620
131 Galerie Koller Auctions 9901
132 Gateway Gallery Auction 384
133 George Littlefield 16134
134 Gibson Auction Inc. 0
135 Goelet 895
136 Goldberg Coins and Collectibles 1901
137 Goldschmidt 49633
138 Gonnelli Casa DAste 10249
139 Goodspeed 233888
140 Gowans 309
141 Grays Auctioneers 2729
142 Grogan and Company 214
143 Guernseys 4370
144 Guillaumot Richard 402
145 Gulf Coast Book Auctions 394
146 Harmsworth 5068
147 Hartung and Hartung 31862
148 Hauff and Auvermann 39415
149 Hauswedell and Nolte 24873
150 HBradley Martin 48
151 Henkels 6698
152 Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions 14856
153 Heritage Auction Galleries 24901
154 Heritage Auctions 370610
155 Heritage Map Museum 109
156 Hessney Auction Company 2
157 HNestler 3022
158 Holabird Associates 1527
159 Holabird Kagin Americana 11449
160 Holliday 1233
161 Howell 8059
162 Howes US IANA 11600
163 HRS Alabama 1807 to 1840 345
164 HRS Arizona 1860 to 1890 161
165 HRS California 489
166 HRS Chicago Ante Fire 1877
167 HRS Idaho 1839 to 1890 180
168 HRS Iowa 1837 to 1860 195
169 HRS Kansas 1854 to 1876 2034
170 HRS Kentucky 1787 to 1810 812
171 HRS Kentucky Imprints 591
172 HRS Minnesota 1849 to 1865 656
173 HRS Missouri 1808 to 1850 705
174 HRS Nebraska 1847 to 1876 503
175 HRS Nevada 1859 to 1890 522
176 HRS Nevada 1859 to 1890 Add 9
177 HRS New Mexico 1784 to 1876 300
178 HRS Ohio 1796 to 1820 591
179 HRS Tennessee 1793 to 1840 469
180 HRS TN Nashville 481
181 HRS TN Nashville AppA 4
182 HRS TN Nashville AppB 20
183 HRS TN Nashville AppC 10
184 HRS TN Pamphlets and Broadsides 797
185 HRS Utica NY 1799 to 1830 572
186 HRS West Virginia 1791 to 1830 106
187 HRS Wisconsin 569
188 HRS Wisconsin 1850 to 1854 549
189 HRS Wisconsin 1855 to 1858 724
190 HRS Wisconsin 1859 to 1863 712
191 HRS Wisconsin 1864 to 1869 931
192 HRS Wyoming 1866 to 1890 168
193 Huntington1269 308
194 Huntington1309 330
195 Huntington1406 245
196 Huntington1698 1015
197 HV Jones Sale 580
198 HVJones 304
199 HVJones Check List 1746
200 JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung 4123
201 Jacksons Auction 167
202 James D Cyr Auctioneer 1311
203 James D Julia Auctioneers 1386
204 JandS 13489
205 JellyFishTree 164
206 Jenkins 628
207 Jeschke Greve and Hauff 823
208 Jeschke Hauff und Auvermann 13821
209 Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH 20701
210 JMW Auction Gallery 1780
211 John Bellman Auctioneers 1489
212 John Howell Books Americana 718
213 John McInnis Auctioneers 3524
214 Johns Western Gallery 2826
215 Johnson 1415
216 Kapandji Morhange 13221
217 Kedem Auction 7716
218 Kenneth Karmiole 12221
219 Kenneth Nebenzahl 5907
220 Keno Auctions 15
221 Kestenbaum and Company 3277
222 Ketterer Kunst Doerling 36678
223 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers 69221
224 Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen 242998
225 KLeach 5502
226 Knotty Pine Auction Service 7469
227 Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic Booksellers 3597
228 Kraus 569
229 Laird Park 394
230 Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society 9482
231 Lathrop Harper 14598
232 Laurence Witten Rare Books 1645
233 Lawrences Auctioneers 1917
234 Le Libraire Alain Ferraton 29331
235 Leekley 373
236 Leonard and Company 1
237 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers 15731
238 LF Robinson 1304 701
239 Librairie Loeb Larocque 1212
240 Light Horse Auctions 169
241 Littell 1141
242 Longs 11280
243 Ludewig 1220
244 Lyon and Turnbull 15248
245 MacManus 65020
246 Madigan 213
247 Maggs 60208
248 Maggs VI 542
249 Maître Bernard GALATEAU 0
250 Map World 422
251 Marc van de Wiele Auctions 12587
252 Marshall 1044
253 McLemore Auction Company 63
254 Mealys Auctioneers 13093
255 Merwin Clayton Sales Company 6958
256 Merwin Sales Company NY 0
257 Michaans Auctions 968
258 Michael Brown 781
259 Michael Treloar 347
260 Mid Hudson Auction Galleries 2295
261 Midland 64251
262 Minerva Auctions Roma 8924
263 Morton Casa de Subastas 14491
264 MS Rare Books 34295
265 Murphy 3307
266 NAMagazines 255
267 National Art Galleries 1932 157
268 National Book Auctions 50622
269 Neal Auction Company 2506
270 Neret Minet and Tessier 25483
271 New England Auctions 2142
272 New England Book Auctions 15928
273 Norris 4311
274 Northeast Auctions 1330
275 Nosbüsch & Stucke 7341
276 OGER et CAMPER 720
277 OGER et DUMONT 100
278 OGER et SEMONT 531
279 Old World Auctions 44677
280 One Of A Kind Collectibles 0
281 OSENAT 4278
282 Otto Lange 23114
283 Paige Auction 1092
284 Pandolfini 930
285 Parke Bernet 32435
286 Paulo Adams Auction Service 118
287 PBA Galleries 128946
288 PC Petersburg 1786 to 1876 637
289 Pennypacker943 6707
290 Penrose 365
291 Philobiblon Auctions 2552
292 PIASA 36519
293 Picard Audap Solanet Velliet Teissedre 424
294 Pierre Berge and Associes 6041
295 Pilling 5532
296 Plaza Art Auction Galleries 129
297 Potomack Company 467
298 Potter and Potter Auctions 5130
299 Poulin Antiques Auctions 1077
300 Profiles in History 22512
301 Purcell Auctioneers 995
302 Quagga Rare Books and Art 137
303 Rachel Davis Fine Arts 4860
304 Rago Arts and Auctions 1227
305 Ralph Kristiansen 966
306 Randall and Windle 4447
307 Reiss and Sohn 59367
308 Remy Le Fur and Associes 197
309 RENAUD GIQUELLO ASSOCIES 374
310 Rice 2645
311 RJM Autographs and Antiques 470
312 RM Smythe 923
313 Robert Brown 163
314 Robert Hayman 9117
315 Robert Siegel Galleries 3988
316 Robinson 9390
317 Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions 44390
318 Rosenbach 8252
319 Rossini 6033
320 Royka Auctioneers Appraisers 176
321 RR Auction 64226
322 RW Olivers 550
323 Sabin 106729
324 Sabin Handy Bib 995
325 Sawyer 34396
326 Scott & O'Shaughnessy 4087
327 Scribner 14048
328 Shapiro Auctioneers 5
329 Shapiro Auctions 184
330 Sheppards Irish Auction House 264
331 Siebert 1084
332 SJ Winslow Associates 5949
333 Skinner 14566
334 Soler Y Llach 1322
335 Soliday 5224
336 Sotheby Parke Bernet 15509
337 Sothebys 1027753
338 Southern 9651
339 Spink Shreves Galleries 1294
340 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers 2497
341 Stockholms Auktionsverk 1172
342 Streeter 4423
343 Swaen Map Auction 10376
344 Swann Galleries 366624
345 Tajan 10052
346 Terry Part I 361
347 Terry Part II 370
348 Terry Part III 444
349 The Written Word Autographs 1490
350 Thomas Scheler 116
351 Thomaston Place Auction Galleries 1614
352 Three Rivers Auction Company 437
353 TN Luther Books 35327
354 Tooveys 12129
355 Treadway Gallery 0
356 Trotting Hill Park Books 267
357 UP James 6491
358 Valley Auctions 453
359 Venator and Hanstein 18176
360 Vermot de Pas 9140
361 Vinson 112
362 Waddingtons 877
363 Walpole Galleries 2784
364 Watkins Americana 184
365 Waverly Auctions 21475
366 Webbs 546
367 William Allen 13871
368 William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals 206
369 William Parkinson 505
370 William Salloch 11786
371 William Schab 4827
372 Winners Auctions and Exhibitions 1190
373 Winter Associates 643
374 Witten 109
375 Woolley and Wallis 1128
376 Wright Howes 12365
377 Yeshiva Ahavas Torah Baranovich 355
378 Zamorano Eighty 80
379 Zisska and Kistner 22702
380 Zisska and Lacher 5823
381 Zisska and Schauer 28797
  • <b>Sotheby’s Paris: The Hunting Library of the Counts du Verne. 5 October.</b> The Largest Collection of Hunting and Falconry To Appear on the Market for the Last Thirty Years.
    <b>Sotheby's Paris Oct. 5:</b> Jacques du Fouilloux. <i>La Vénerie</i>. Poitiers, 1561. Est. €100.000 – 150.000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris Oct. 5:</b> Gaston Phébus. <i>Déduits de la chasse des bestes sauvaiges et des oyseaux de proye</i>. Paris, circa 1507. Est. €150.000 – 200.000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris Oct. 5:</b> Pierre et François de Gommer. <i>L’Autoursserie</i>. Chaalons, 1594. Est. €30.000 – 50.000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris: The Hunting Library of the Counts du Verne. 5 October. The Largest Collection of Hunting and Falconry To Appear on the Market for the Last Thirty Years.
    <b>Sotheby's Paris Oct. 5:</b> Pierre Landry. <i>Quatre scènes de chasse à courre.</i> Paris, circa 1680. Est. €2.000 – 3.000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris Oct. 5:</b> Conte Henri de Vibraye - Baron Karl Reille. <i>La chasse à courre.</i> Paris, 1951. Est. €3.000 – 5.000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris Oct. 5:</b> Duc de Brissac - Paul Jouve. <i>Chasse.</i> Paris, 1956. Est. €30.000 – 50.000
  • <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Leaves from<br>George Washington's Own Draft <br>of His first Inaugural Address. An Extraordinary Rarity!
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Declaration of Independence: Benjamin Tyler 1818 - First Print with Facsimile Signatures.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Thomas Jefferson Signed Act of Contress Authorizing Alexander Hamilton to Complete Famous Portland Maine Lighthouse.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Emanuel Leutze. Silk Flag Banner designed by Leutze, created by Tiffany & Co., and presented to Gen. John A. Dix, 1864.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> The "greatest of early American maps … a masterpiece" (Corcoran). Thomas Holme.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Lincoln Summons His Cabinet for a Historic Meeting to Discuss Compensated Emancipation.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Albert Einstein. Autograph Letter Signed. Einstein Counsels His Son ... Meaning of Life.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Normal Rockwell. Painting/Drawing Signed. Rockwell's "Barbeshop Quartet", 1936.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Frederick Douglass. Autograph Letter Signed to unknown correspondent. Washington, D.C.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Harry Truman. Autograph Manuscript Notebook for Kansas City Law School Night Class.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> Robert E. Lee. Autograph Letter Signed, June 11, 1782. Hours after the Battle of Culpeper Court House, Lee Escapes Again.
    <b>Seth Kaller:</b> George Washington. Letter Signed, as Commander-in-Chief, Continental Army, to Elias Dayton, Headquarters, [Newburgh, N.Y.], June 11, 1782.
  • <b>19th Century Shop.</b> (DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION, Chicago, 1968). <i>Collection of papers of John M. Bailey, Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, concerning the convention</i>. Various places, 1968.
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> (ARMSTRONG, NEIL.) VERNE, JULES. <i>A Trip to the Moon.</i> New York: F. M. Lupton, September 9, 1893. Signed by Neil Armstrong, first man to walk on the moon.
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> KEY, FRANCIS SCOTT. <i>A Celebrated Patriotic Song, the Star Spangled Banner.</i> 1814.
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> [COLUMBUS, CHRISTOPHER, Amerigo Vespucci ..] Bernardus Albingaunensis .. Dialogo nuperrime edito Genue in 1512.
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> (WATKINS, TABER &c.). <i>An album of 32 photographs of the Yosemite and American West Various places</i>, c. 1890s
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> (BATTLE OF CONCORD.) <i>Powder horn used by Minuteman Oliver Buttrick at the Battle of Concord</i>, April 19, 1775.
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> (CIVIL WAR.) <i>An Extraordinary Confederate Photograph and Autograph Album of Dr. R. L. C. White</i>, 125 original mounted salt prints. 1859-61.
  • <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. Sept. 21, 2016</b>
    <b>Bonhams Sept. 21:</b> WARREN, JOSEPH. Letter Signed ("Jos Warren") as Chairman of the Committee of Safety. Cambridge, MA, June 4, 1775.
    <b>Bonhams Sept. 21:</b> WHITMAN, WALT. Leaves of Grass. Brooklyn, NY: [for the Author], 1855.
    <b>Bonhams Sept. 21:</b> JEFFERSON, THOMAS. Printed Broadside Signed ("Th: Jefferson") as Secretary of State. Philadelphia, February 12, 1793.
    <b>Bonhams Sept. 21:</b> CELLINI, BENVENUTO. 1500-1571. Autograph Letter Signed ("Beto. Cellini"). [Florence, c.1566].
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. Sept. 21, 2016</b>
    <b>Bonhams Sept. 21:</b> NAPOLEON BONAPARTE. Autograph Manuscript. [c.1795].
    <b>Bonhams Sept. 21:</b> DICKENS, CHARLES. Great Expectations. London: Chapman and Hall, 1861.
    <b>Bonhams Sept. 21:</b> REED, JOHN. To the Honourable House of Representatives of the Freemen of Pennsylvania this Map of the City and Liberties of Phiadelphia With the Catalog of Purchasers is Humbly Dedicated.... [Philadelphia]: engraved by James Smit
    <b>Bonhams Sept. 21:</b> ELIOT, THOMAS STEARNS. The Waste Land. New York: Boni and Liveright, 1922.
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel. Sept. 20, 2016</b>
    <b>Bonhams Sept. 20:</b> PTOLEMAEUS, CLAUDIUS. 2nd Century. Untitled Ptolemaic Map of the World. [Insculptum est per Johane Schnitzer de Armszheim.] [Ulm: Leinhart Holle, July 16, 1482.]
    <b>Bonhams Sept. 20:</b> HONDIUS, JODOCUS THE YOUNGER. 1597-1651; JOHANNES JANSSONIUS, PUBLISHER. 1588-1664; ADRIAAN METIUS, ASTRONOMER; & ABRAHAM GOOS, ENGRAVER. A Pair of Library Globes. Amsterdam: 1623, 1648.
    <b>Bonhams Sept. 20:</b> HAKLUYT, RICHARD. 1553-1616. The Principall Navigations, Voiages, and Discoveries of the English Nations, made by Sea or ouer Land, to the most remote and farthest distant Quarters of the earth at any time within...
    <b>Bonhams Sept. 20:</b> WARRE, HENRY JAMES, SIR. 1819-1898. Sketches in North America and the Oregon Territory. [London]: Dickinson & Co., [1848].
    <b>Bonhams Sept. 20:</b> SPEKE, JOHN HANNING. 1827-1864. Manuscript map, ["Sketch Map of Eastern Africa, Shewing the Various Routes travelled by the Expedition"], 230 x 255 mm, n.p., c.1858.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 29: Illustration Art</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 29:</b><br>Earl Moran, <i>Lady in the Light (Marilyn Monroe at Age 20),</i> oil, 1979.<br>$20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 29:</b><br>Man Ray, <i>La Femme Portative,</i> pen and ink, 1937. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 29:</b><br>Dr. Seuss, <i>Tadd and Todd,</i> ink and watercolor, published in Redbook, 1950. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 29: Illustration Art</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 29:</b><br>Charles Addams, <i>Noisy Neighbor,</i> watercolor, ink & wash, for The New Yorker, 1951. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 29:</b><br>Gilbert Gaul, <i>Battle of New Orleans,</i> oil. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 29:</b><br>Rockwell Kent, <i>Rockwell / Alaska MCMXVIII,</i> pen and ink, frontispiece for <i>Wilderness,</i> 1970.<br>$7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 29: Illustration Art</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 29:</b><br>Haddon Sundblom, <i>The Arrangement,</i> oil, published in Ladies' Home Journal, 1938. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 29:</b><br>Maurice Sendak, <i>Kiko’s Ferryboat,</i> pen, ink and watercolor, 1965. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 29:</b><br>Jack Kirby, <i>Captain America: The Rocks are Burning!,</i> ink over graphite, 1976. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 29: Illustration Art</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 29:</b><br>Arnold Lobel, <i>Frog and Toad Building a Snowman,</i> pencil, 1976.<br>$4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 29:</b><br>Garth Williams, <i>Pet and Bunny,</i> pencil, for <i>Little House on the Prairie,</i> 1953. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 29:</b><br>Ludwig Bemelmans, <i>Does Chef Find the Pheasant Pleasant?,</i> watercolor and ink, circa 1950s.<br>$4,000 to $6,000.
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