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 282
2 A.H. Wilkens Auctions & Appraisals 639
3 AbeBooks Most Expensive 70
4 Adams Amsterdam Auctions 5261
5 Adams Amsterdam Book and Print Auctions 1178
6 Addison and Sarova 7482
7 Ader 60179
8 Aguttes 18153
9 Alain and Evelyne Morel de Westgaver 18221
10 Alaska Auction 5032
11 ALDE 68454
12 Alderfer Auction Company 1218
13 Alexander Autographs 10515
14 Alexander Historical Auctions 27138
15 AltaCal OL 250
16 Amadeus-Auktionshaus GmbH 212
17 American Art Association 99060
18 American Bibles 1480
19 American Book Auction Catalogues 10619
20 Americana Beginnings 679
21 Anderson Galleries 722516
22 Anderson Galleries 1604 622
23 Anderson Galleries 1642 672
24 Anderson Galleries 1685 300
25 Anderson Galleries 1686 1171
26 Anderson Galleries 70 Nuggets 71
27 Angling Auctions 0
28 Antikvariat Bryggen AS 1056
29 Antiquarian Auctions 11643
30 AntiquarianAuctions.com 27356
31 Antiquariat Peter Kiefer 4571
32 Antiques Estate Auctioneers Appraisers 980
33 Arader Galleries 8383
34 Archives International Auctions 15653
35 Arenberg Auctions 15139
36 Art + Object 338
37 Artcurial 48677
38 Artoria S.A. 368
39 Asher 367
40 Aspire Art Auctions 127
41 Aspire Auctions 3039
42 Aste Bolaffi 9855
43 Auction Explorer Books 17337
44 Auctionata 11343
45 Audap and Mirabaud 5875
46 Australian Book Auctions 27109
47 Autographes Encheres 1198
48 Auxerre Encheres Estimations 4639
49 Bakker Boccelli Fine Art 1
50 Baltimore Book Auction 8796
51 Bangs 91508
52 Bauer 528
53 Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood 9609
54 Beaussant Lefevre 4086
55 Bent White Mountains 823
56 Bernard Quaritch 25960
57 Bibliopathos 568
58 Bibliotheca Munselliana 2331
59 Binoche et Giquello 20104
60 Blacksparrow 990
61 Blanchard's Auction Service 2
62 Bloomsbury Auctions 172120
63 Bloomsbury Book Auctions 56009
64 Bogota Auction 859
65 Boisgirard Provence Cote DAzur 346
66 Bolaffi SPA 758
67 Bonhams 164125
68 Books by the Falls 667
69 Boon 3137
70 Booth & Williams 352
71 Bourgeault-Horan Antiquarians & Associates, LLC 29
72 Bradford 6239
73 Braislin 1997
74 Brinley 9138
75 Britwell Court 1916 493
76 Bruneau & Co. 2558
77 Brunk Auctions 3740
78 Bruun Rasmussen 50784
79 Bubb Kuyper 188600
80 Burgersdijk and Niermans 45813
81 Butterfield 1319
82 Carlsen Gallery 641
83 Case Antiques, Inc. 1882
84 Castner Auction 29
85 Catawiki B. V. 38971
86 CD David 128
87 CDowning Auctions 293
88 CF Libbie 34633
89 Charles Hamilton 29959
90 Charles Heartman 3033
91 Charles Wood 33965
92 Charlton Hall 1087
93 Check List American Railroads 2707
94 Chinese Question 498
95 Chiswick Auctions 14916
96 Chorley's 604
97 Christian Hesse Auktionen 11366
98 Christies 277010
99 Church 1433
100 Clars Auction Gallery 19561
101 Claude Aguttes 233
102 CNY Book Auctions 219
103 Cohasco 263
104 Collection MC 72
105 Comic Connect 100
106 Connecticut Book Auctions 175
107 Copley Fine Art Auctions 1264
108 Cornette de Saint Cyr 2351
109 Cotswold Auction Company 220
110 Cottone 115
111 Coutau Begarie 4984
112 Couton Veyrac Jamault 28
113 Cowans Auctions 23962
114 Cowans Historic Americana Auctions 1902
115 Dallas Auction Gallery 123
116 Dargate Auction Galleries 420
117 Dawson Book Shop 1189
118 De Baecque and Associes 16002
119 Decker 11230
120 Delvaux 348
121 Dirk Soulis Auctions 9600
122 Dominic Winter Book Auctions 150768
123 Donald Heald Auctions 410
124 Dora Hood 85126
125 Dorotheum 46714
126 Dorothy Sloan Rare Books 6344
127 Doyle New York 28355
128 Drouot Estimations 96
129 DSloan 4295
130 Du Mouchelles 180
131 Dupont 255
132 Dush 863
133 Early American 5690
134 Eberstadt 21456
135 Edward Lefkowicz 1402
136 Eldreds 13492
137 ERA Encheres 1798
138 EV Thompson 614
139 Evans 32214
140 Ferraton 43591
141 Field 1703
142 Field Auction 4879
143 Finarte 5025
144 Florence Number Nine 49
145 Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers 14334
146 Forum Auctions 44795
147 Forum Auctions in Italy 4173
148 Francis Edwards 166736
149 Francis Harper 73
150 FRAYSSE & Associés 1
151 Freemans 27418
152 Freemans Historic USS Constitution Colors 13
153 Galerias Louis Morton 6161
154 Galerie Bassenge 136459
155 Galerie Koller Auctions 9901
156 Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers 1437
157 Gaston & Sheehan Auctioneers, Inc. 3
158 Gateway Gallery Auction 1268
159 George Littlefield 16134
160 Gibson Auction Inc. 404
161 Goelet 895
162 Goldberg Coins and Collectibles 6530
163 Goldschmidt 49633
164 Gonnelli Casa DAste 20759
165 Goodspeed 233888
166 Gowans 309
167 Grays Auctioneers 6224
168 Grogan and Company 584
169 Guernseys 7987
170 Guillaumot Richard 402
171 Gulf Coast Book Auctions 394
172 Hake's Auctions 2303
173 Harmsworth 5068
174 Hartung and Hartung 31862
175 Hauff and Auvermann 39415
176 Hauswedell and Nolte 24873
177 HBradley Martin 48
178 Henkels 369343
179 Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions 17747
180 Heritage Auction Galleries 24901
181 Heritage Auctions 1140682
182 Heritage Map Museum 109
183 Hessney Auction Company 2
184 Hindman Auctions 42
185 HNestler 3022
186 Holabird Associates 1527
187 Holabird Kagin Americana 65620
188 Holliday 1233
189 Hôtel des Ventes Mosan 33
190 Howell 8059
191 Howes US IANA 11600
192 HRS Alabama 1807 to 1840 345
193 HRS Arizona 1860 to 1890 161
194 HRS California 489
195 HRS Chicago Ante Fire 1877
196 HRS Idaho 1839 to 1890 180
197 HRS Iowa 1837 to 1860 195
198 HRS Kansas 1854 to 1876 2034
199 HRS Kentucky 1787 to 1810 812
200 HRS Kentucky Imprints 591
201 HRS Minnesota 1849 to 1865 656
202 HRS Missouri 1808 to 1850 705
203 HRS Nebraska 1847 to 1876 503
204 HRS Nevada 1859 to 1890 522
205 HRS Nevada 1859 to 1890 Add 9
206 HRS New Mexico 1784 to 1876 300
207 HRS Ohio 1796 to 1820 591
208 HRS Tennessee 1793 to 1840 469
209 HRS TN Nashville 481
210 HRS TN Nashville AppA 4
211 HRS TN Nashville AppB 20
212 HRS TN Nashville AppC 10
213 HRS TN Pamphlets and Broadsides 797
214 HRS Utica NY 1799 to 1830 572
215 HRS West Virginia 1791 to 1830 106
216 HRS Wisconsin 569
217 HRS Wisconsin 1850 to 1854 549
218 HRS Wisconsin 1855 to 1858 724
219 HRS Wisconsin 1859 to 1863 712
220 HRS Wisconsin 1864 to 1869 931
221 HRS Wyoming 1866 to 1890 168
222 Huntington1269 308
223 Huntington1309 330
224 Huntington1406 245
225 Huntington1698 1015
226 HV Jones Sale 580
227 HVJones 304
228 HVJones Check List 1746
229 Il Ponte 10499
230 International Autograph Auctions Europe SL 1870
231 JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung 8038
232 Jacksons Auction 1044
233 James D Cyr Auctioneer 1311
234 James D Julia Auctioneers 3240
235 JandS 13489
236 Jasper52 312
237 JellyFishTree 2992
238 Jenkins 628
239 Jeschke Greve and Hauff 823
240 Jeschke Hauff und Auvermann 13821
241 Jeschke van Vliet Auctions Berlin GmbH 13018
242 JMW Auction Gallery 2617
243 John Bellman Auctioneers 1489
244 John Howell Books Americana 718
245 John McInnis Auctioneers 5575
246 Johns Western Gallery 2826
247 Johnson 1415
248 Kapandji Morhange 13221
249 Kedem Auctions Ltd. 25985
250 Kenneth Karmiole 12221
251 Kenneth Nebenzahl 5907
252 Keno Auctions 15
253 Kestenbaum and Company 8075
254 Ketterer Kunst Doerling 42185
255 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers 87797
256 Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen 331084
257 KLeach 5502
258 Knotty Pine Auction Service 8648
259 Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic Booksellers 8154
260 Koller Auctions 14174
261 Kraus 569
262 Laird Park 394
263 Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society 18251
264 Lang's Auction, Inc. 464
265 Lathrop Harper 14598
266 Laurence Witten Rare Books 1645
267 Lawrences Auctioneers 1917
268 Le Libraire Alain Ferraton 29331
269 Leekley 373
270 Leland Little Auctions 4330
271 Leonard and Company 1
272 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers 26773
273 LF Robinson 1304 701
274 Librairie Loeb Larocque 1459
275 Light Horse Auctions 169
276 Lion Heart Autographs 625
277 Litchfield County Auctions 301
278 Littell 1141
279 Longs 11280
280 Ludewig 1220
281 Lyon and Turnbull 22045
282 MacManus 65020
283 Madigan 213
284 Maggs 259836
285 Maggs VI 542
286 Map World 422
287 Marc van de Wiele Auctions 25421
288 Marshall 1044
289 Mayfair Book Auctions 70
290 McLemore Auction Company 63
291 Mealys Auctioneers 13093
292 Merwin Clayton Sales Company 275505
293 Merwin Sales Company NY 0
294 Michaans Auctions 3739
295 Michael Brown 781
296 Michael Treloar 3021
297 Mid Hudson Auction Galleries 4473
298 Midland 64251
299 Minerva Auctions Roma 15229
300 Mirabaud-Mercier Auctioneers 11755
301 Montreal Book Auctions 32959
302 Moreshet Auctions 4784
303 Morphy Auctions 6490
304 Morton Casa de Subastas 14491
305 Morton Subastas 23112
306 Mossgreen 948
307 MS Rare Books 34295
308 Murphy 3307
309 Nadeau's Auction Gallery 394
310 NAMagazines 255
311 Nate D. Sanders Auctions 265
312 National Art Galleries 1932 157
313 National Book Auctions 66576
314 Neal Auction Company 5106
315 New England Auctions 2869
316 New England Book Auctions 15928
317 Norris 4311
318 North American Auction Company 3001
319 Northeast Auctions 1898
320 Nosbüsch & Stucke 26292
321 Nye & Company Auctioneers 2798
322 OGER et CAMPER 720
323 OGER et DUMONT 100
324 OGER et SEMONT 531
325 Old World Auctions 63562
326 One Of A Kind Collectibles 777
327 One Of Kind Collectibles 2278
328 OSENAT 7315
329 OShaughnessy 26643
330 Otto Lange 23114
331 Over & Above Online Auction and Estate Sales, LLC 934
332 Paige Auction 1122
333 Pandolfini 2480
334 Parke Bernet 242823
335 Paulo Adams Auction Service 118
336 PBA Galleries 185835
337 PC Petersburg 1786 to 1876 637
338 Pennypacker943 6707
339 Penrose 365
340 Philobiblon Auctions 2552
341 PIASA 40835
342 Picard Audap Solanet Velliet Teissedre 424
343 Pierre Berge and Associes 12420
344 Pilling 5532
345 Plaza Art Auction Galleries 129
346 PosterConnection Inc. 6029
347 Pot of Gold Estate Liquidations DBA AZFirearms.com 245
348 Potomack Company 2196
349 Potter and Potter Auctions 31112
350 Poulin Antiques Auctions 1077
351 Profiles in History 29592
352 Purcell Auctioneers 17105
353 Quagga Rare Books and Art 437
354 Rachel Davis Fine Arts 14202
355 Rago Arts and Auctions 4732
356 Ralph Kristiansen 966
357 Randall and Windle 4447
358 Reiss and Sohn 59368
359 Remy Le Fur and Associes 197
360 RENAUD GIQUELLO ASSOCIES 374
361 Revere Auctions 1286
362 Rice 2645
363 Richard Opfer Auctioneering, Inc. 254
364 Ripley Auctions 435
365 RJM Autographs and Antiques 630
366 RM Smythe 923
367 Robert Brown 163
368 Robert Hayman 9117
369 Robert Siegel Galleries 15449
370 Robinson 9390
371 Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions 48643
372 Rosenbach 8252
373 Rossini 15384
374 Royka Auctioneers Appraisers 176
375 RR Auction 135395
376 Rulon-Miller Books 409
377 RW Olivers 550
378 Sabin 106729
379 Sabin Handy Bib 995
380 Saffronart 100
381 Santa Fe Art Auction 412
382 Sawyer 34396
383 Schilb Antiquarian 309
384 Scott & O'Shaughnessy 4087
385 Scribner 14048
386 Second Story Books 755
387 Shapiro Auctioneers 5
388 Shapiro Auctions 184
389 Sheppards Irish Auction House 1153
390 Siebert 1084
391 SJ Winslow Associates 5949
392 Skinner 24703
393 Soler Y Llach 11998
394 Soliday 5224
395 Sotheby Parke Bernet 107473
396 Sothebys 1174419
397 Southern 9651
398 Spink Shreves Galleries 2643
399 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers 5795
400 Stephan Welz & Co. 1450
401 Stephenson's Auctioneers & Appraisers 759
402 Stockholms Auktionsverk 4471
403 Streeter 4423
404 Swaen Map Auction 10376
405 Swann Galleries 414276
406 Sydney Rare Book Auctions 3760
407 Tajan 17644
408 Tennants Auctioneers 387
409 Terry Part I 361
410 Terry Part II 370
411 Terry Part III 444
412 Tessier & Sarrou and Associates 11305
413 The Antiquarian Book 57
414 The Written Word Autographs 7016
415 Thomas Scheler 116
416 Thomaston Place Auction Galleries 2422
417 Thomson Roddick Auctioneers & Valuers 4780
418 Three Rivers Auction Company 437
419 TN Luther Books 35327
420 Tooveys 20942
421 Trafford Books 6913
422 Treadway Toomey Auctions 699
423 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books 33969
424 Trotting Hill Park Books 267
425 University Archives 8947
426 UP James 6491
427 Valley Auctions 453
428 Venator and Hanstein 30784
429 Vermot de Pas 34212
430 Vinson 112
431 Waddingtons 877
432 Walpole Galleries 53757
433 Watkins Americana 184
434 Waverly Auctions 26272
435 Webbs 546
436 William Allen 13871
437 William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals 4345
438 William Parkinson 505
439 William Salloch 11786
440 William Schab 4827
441 Winner's Auctions Ltd 7061
442 Winter Associates 2094
443 Witten 109
444 Woolley and Wallis 1128
445 Wright Howes 12365
446 Yeshiva Ahavas Torah Baranovich 355
447 Zamorano Eighty 80
448 Zisska and Kistner 22702
449 Zisska and Lacher 27070
450 Zisska and Schauer 28797
451 Zwiggelaar Auctions 8670
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Charles Loupot, <i>Les Cigarettes Mekka,</i> 1919. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Plinio Codognato, <i>Cicli Fiat,</i> circa 1910. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> L.N. Britton, <i>Warning! Consider the Possible Consequences,</i> c. 1917. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonardo Bistolfi, <i>Première Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs Modernes,</i> 1902. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>Paquet Pernot / Biscuits Pernot,</i> 1910. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Francesco Nonni, <i>Font Meo / Acqua Minerale Naturale,</i> 1924. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Frederick Winthrop Ramsdell, <i>American Crescent Cycles,</i> 1899. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> <i>Be a Tight Wad! Own Something!</i> designer unknown, 1925. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Candido Aragonese de Faria, <i>Chamonix–Mont–Blanc,</i> c. 1910. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> W.E.J., <i>Irishmen Avenge the Lusitania,</i> c. 1915. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until August 7</b>
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Maitres Affiches by MUCHA - Papier a cigarettes Job. 202. $5,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> De Bry - Map of the West Indies (including Florida, Cuba, Jamaica, Bahamas, Parts of Central & South America, Sea Monsters, Ships). $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gould - Short-billed Toucan (Ramphastos Brevicarinatus). $5,000 to $8,000.
    <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until August 7</b>
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Redoute, Folio - Pale Iris - Iris flavescens. 375. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gillray - Light Expelling Darkness or The Sun of the Constitution. $200 to $500.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gerard - Wild Hemp or Weed, Cannabis. 708. $150 to $450.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Shaw & Nodder - Head of The Dodo. 165. $100 to $300.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Family photograph album ("The Hughes family Album"), 1957-1962. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on "my own private doctrine", with a poem, 5 October 1956. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Pen and ink portrait of Ted Hughes, [1956]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. Joint autograph letter signed, to William and Edith Hughes, March 1960. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Photographic portrait by David Bailey, inscribed by Plath, 1961, and another press photo. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Tarot de Marseille. Deck of cards owned by Sylvia Plath. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Pair of gold wedding rings. £6,000 to £8,000.
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