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 2
2 25 Blythe Road 282
3 AbeBooks Most Expensive 70
4 Adams Amsterdam Auctions 4907
5 Adams Amsterdam Book and Print Auctions 1178
6 Addison and Sarova 6173
7 Ader 52691
8 Aguttes 14428
9 Alain and Evelyne Morel de Westgaver 18221
10 Alaska Auction 3986
11 ALDE 61202
12 Alderfer Auction Company 1218
13 Alexander Autographs 10515
14 Alexander Historical Auctions 18912
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 Anteo Subastas 0
28 Antiquarian Auctions 11643
29 AntiquarianAuctions.com 21666
30 Antiquariat Peter Kiefer 4571
31 Antiques Estate Auctioneers Appraisers 980
32 Arader Galleries 6413
33 Archives International Auctions 15653
34 Arenberg Auctions 8081
35 Art + Object 338
36 Artcurial 44841
37 Artoria S.A. 368
38 Asher 367
39 Aspire Auctions 2603
40 Aste Bolaffi 6080
41 Auction Explorer Books 17337
42 Auctionata 11343
43 Audap and Mirabaud 5875
44 Australian Book Auctions 25761
45 Autographes Encheres 1198
46 Auxerre Encheres Estimations 4639
47 Bakker Boccelli Fine Art 1
48 Baltimore Book Auction 8796
49 Bangs 91508
50 Bauer 528
51 Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood 8775
52 Beaussant Lefevre 3772
53 Bent White Mountains 823
54 Bernard Quaritch 25960
55 Bibliopathos 568
56 Bibliotheca Munselliana 2331
57 Binoche et Giquello 17443
58 Blacksparrow 990
59 Blanchard's Auction Service 2
60 Bloomsbury Auctions 171978
61 Bloomsbury Book Auctions 56009
62 Bogota Auctions 0
63 Boisgirard Provence Cote DAzur 346
64 Bolaffi SPA 758
65 Bonhams 154869
66 Books by the Falls 667
67 Booth & Williams 352
68 Bourgeault-Horan Antiquarians & Associates, LLC 29
69 Bradford 6239
70 Braislin 1997
71 Brinley 9138
72 Britwell Court 1916 493
73 Bruneau & Co. 0
74 Brunk Auctions 2910
75 Bruun Rasmussen 43841
76 Bubb Kuyper 172607
77 Burgersdijk and Niermans 42093
78 Butterfield 1319
79 Carlsen Gallery 478
80 Case Antiques, Inc. 1471
81 Castner Auction 29
82 Catawiki B.V. 0
83 CD David 128
84 CDowning Auctions 293
85 CF Libbie 34633
86 Charles Hamilton 29959
87 Charles Heartman 3033
88 Charles Wood 33965
89 Charlton Hall 1024
90 Check List American Railroads 2707
91 Chinese Question 498
92 Chiswick Auctions 8889
93 Chorley's 163
94 Christian Hesse Auktionen 8842
95 Christies 268436
96 Church 1433
97 Clars Auction Gallery 18013
98 Claude Aguttes 233
99 CNY Book Auctions 219
100 Cohasco 263
101 Collection MC 72
102 Comic Connect 100
103 Connecticut Book Auctions 175
104 Copley Fine Art Auctions 1141
105 Cornette de Saint Cyr 2351
106 Cottone 115
107 Coutau Begarie 4984
108 Couton Veyrac Jamault 28
109 Cowans Auctions 20013
110 Cowans Historic Americana Auctions 1902
111 Dallas Auction Gallery 123
112 Dargate Auction Galleries 420
113 Dawson Book Shop 1189
114 De Baecque and Associes 12277
115 Decker 11230
116 Delvaux 348
117 Dirk Soulis Auctions 7409
118 Dominic Winter Book Auctions 141531
119 Dora Hood 85126
120 Dorotheum 43360
121 Dorothy Sloan Rare Books 6344
122 Doyle New York 25449
123 Drouot Estimations 96
124 DSloan 4295
125 Du Mouchelles 180
126 Dupont 255
127 Dush 863
128 Early American 5196
129 Eberstadt 21456
130 Edward Lefkowicz 1402
131 Eldreds 12113
132 ERA Encheres 1798
133 EV Thompson 614
134 Evans 32214
135 Ferraton 39791
136 Field 1703
137 Field Auction 4879
138 Finarte 1110
139 Florence Number Nine 49
140 Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers 10776
141 Forum Auctions 29574
142 Forum Auctions in Italy 4173
143 Francis Edwards 166736
144 Francis Harper 73
145 FRAYSSE & Associés 1
146 Freemans 26203
147 Freemans Historic USS Constitution Colors 13
148 Galerias Louis Morton 6161
149 Galerie Bassenge 126569
150 Galerie Koller Auctions 9901
151 Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers 713
152 Gaston & Sheehan Auctioneers, Inc. 3
153 Gateway Gallery Auction 1268
154 George Littlefield 16134
155 Gibson Auction Inc. 404
156 Goelet 895
157 Goldberg Coins and Collectibles 5708
158 Goldschmidt 49633
159 Gonnelli Casa DAste 17181
160 Goodspeed 233888
161 Gowans 309
162 Grays Auctioneers 5418
163 Grogan and Company 475
164 Guernseys 7273
165 Guillaumot Richard 402
166 Gulf Coast Book Auctions 394
167 Harmsworth 5068
168 Hartung and Hartung 31862
169 Hauff and Auvermann 39415
170 Hauswedell and Nolte 24873
171 HBradley Martin 48
172 Henkels 6698
173 Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions 17747
174 Heritage Auction Galleries 24901
175 Heritage Auctions 876236
176 Heritage Map Museum 109
177 Hessney Auction Company 2
178 Hindman Auctions 42
179 HNestler 3022
180 Holabird Associates 1527
181 Holabird Kagin Americana 49838
182 Holliday 1233
183 Hôtel des Ventes Mosan 33
184 Howell 8059
185 Howes US IANA 11600
186 HRS Alabama 1807 to 1840 345
187 HRS Arizona 1860 to 1890 161
188 HRS California 489
189 HRS Chicago Ante Fire 1877
190 HRS Idaho 1839 to 1890 180
191 HRS Iowa 1837 to 1860 195
192 HRS Kansas 1854 to 1876 2034
193 HRS Kentucky 1787 to 1810 812
194 HRS Kentucky Imprints 591
195 HRS Minnesota 1849 to 1865 656
196 HRS Missouri 1808 to 1850 705
197 HRS Nebraska 1847 to 1876 503
198 HRS Nevada 1859 to 1890 522
199 HRS Nevada 1859 to 1890 Add 9
200 HRS New Mexico 1784 to 1876 300
201 HRS Ohio 1796 to 1820 591
202 HRS Tennessee 1793 to 1840 469
203 HRS TN Nashville 481
204 HRS TN Nashville AppA 4
205 HRS TN Nashville AppB 20
206 HRS TN Nashville AppC 10
207 HRS TN Pamphlets and Broadsides 797
208 HRS Utica NY 1799 to 1830 572
209 HRS West Virginia 1791 to 1830 106
210 HRS Wisconsin 569
211 HRS Wisconsin 1850 to 1854 549
212 HRS Wisconsin 1855 to 1858 724
213 HRS Wisconsin 1859 to 1863 712
214 HRS Wisconsin 1864 to 1869 931
215 HRS Wyoming 1866 to 1890 168
216 Huntington1269 308
217 Huntington1309 330
218 Huntington1406 245
219 Huntington1698 1015
220 HV Jones Sale 580
221 HVJones 304
222 HVJones Check List 1746
223 Il Ponte 7129
224 JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung 7301
225 Jacksons Auction 674
226 James D Cyr Auctioneer 1311
227 James D Julia Auctioneers 3240
228 JandS 13489
229 Jasper52 312
230 JellyFishTree 2992
231 Jenkins 628
232 Jeschke Greve and Hauff 823
233 Jeschke Hauff und Auvermann 13821
234 Jeschke van Vliet Auctions Berlin GmbH 6253
235 JMW Auction Gallery 2617
236 John Bellman Auctioneers 1489
237 John Howell Books Americana 718
238 John McInnis Auctioneers 4892
239 Johns Western Gallery 2826
240 Johnson 1415
241 Kapandji Morhange 13221
242 Kedem Auctions Ltd. 22798
243 Kenneth Karmiole 12221
244 Kenneth Nebenzahl 5907
245 Keno Auctions 15
246 Kestenbaum and Company 6672
247 Ketterer Kunst Doerling 40913
248 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers 83995
249 Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen 310544
250 KLeach 5502
251 Knotty Pine Auction Service 8648
252 Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic Booksellers 6239
253 Kraus 569
254 Laird Park 394
255 Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society 17051
256 Lathrop Harper 14598
257 Laurence Witten Rare Books 1645
258 Lawrences Auctioneers 1917
259 Le Libraire Alain Ferraton 29331
260 Leekley 373
261 Leland Little Auctions 3043
262 Leonard and Company 1
263 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers 23034
264 LF Robinson 1304 701
265 Librairie Loeb Larocque 1212
266 Light Horse Auctions 169
267 Lion Heart Autographs 325
268 Littell 1141
269 Longs 11280
270 Ludewig 1220
271 Lyon and Turnbull 20116
272 MacManus 65020
273 Madigan 213
274 Maggs 259836
275 Maggs VI 542
276 Maître Bernard GALATEAU 0
277 Map World 422
278 Marc van de Wiele Auctions 21696
279 Marshall 1044
280 Mayfair Book Auctions 70
281 McLemore Auction Company 63
282 Mealys Auctioneers 13093
283 Merwin Clayton Sales Company 275505
284 Merwin Sales Company NY 0
285 Michaans Auctions 3238
286 Michael Brown 781
287 Michael Treloar 2690
288 Mid Hudson Auction Galleries 4473
289 Midland 64251
290 Minerva Auctions Roma 15229
291 Mirabaud-Mercier Auctioneers 1688
292 Montreal Book Auctions 32959
293 Moreshet Auctions 3499
294 Morphy Auctions 2299
295 Morton Casa de Subastas 14491
296 Mossgreen 948
297 MS Rare Books 34295
298 Murphy 3307
299 Nadeau's Auction Gallery 112
300 NAMagazines 255
301 National Art Galleries 1932 157
302 National Book Auctions 66576
303 Neal Auction Company 4430
304 New England Auctions 2142
305 New England Book Auctions 15928
306 Norris 4311
307 North American Auction Company 1815
308 Northeast Auctions 1898
309 Nosbüsch & Stucke 20069
310 Nye & Company Auctioneers 1353
311 OGER et CAMPER 720
312 OGER et DUMONT 100
313 OGER et SEMONT 531
314 Old World Auctions 57925
315 One Of A Kind Collectibles 0
316 OSENAT 6470
317 OShaughnessy 26643
318 Otto Lange 23114
319 Over & Above Online Auction and Estate Sales, LLC 463
320 Paige Auction 1092
321 Pandolfini 2214
322 Parke Bernet 242657
323 Paulo Adams Auction Service 118
324 PBA Galleries 168721
325 PC Petersburg 1786 to 1876 637
326 Pennypacker943 6707
327 Penrose 365
328 Philobiblon Auctions 2552
329 PIASA 40624
330 Picard Audap Solanet Velliet Teissedre 424
331 Pierre Berge and Associes 11080
332 Pilling 5532
333 Plaza Art Auction Galleries 129
334 PosterConnection Inc. 4437
335 Potomack Company 1935
336 Potter and Potter Auctions 23163
337 Poulin Antiques Auctions 1077
338 Profiles in History 29440
339 Purcell Auctioneers 9370
340 Quagga Rare Books and Art 437
341 Rachel Davis Fine Arts 11701
342 Rago Arts and Auctions 3390
343 Ralph Kristiansen 966
344 Randall and Windle 4447
345 Reiss and Sohn 59367
346 Remy Le Fur and Associes 197
347 RENAUD GIQUELLO ASSOCIES 374
348 Revere Auctions 463
349 Rice 2645
350 RJM Autographs and Antiques 630
351 RM Smythe 923
352 Robert Brown 163
353 Robert Hayman 9117
354 Robert Siegel Galleries 12462
355 Robinson 9390
356 Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions 48643
357 Rosenbach 8252
358 Rossini 12654
359 Royka Auctioneers Appraisers 176
360 RR Auction 115291
361 RW Olivers 550
362 Sabin 106729
363 Sabin Handy Bib 995
364 Saffronart 100
365 Santa Fe Art Auction 96
366 Sawyer 34396
367 Scott & O'Shaughnessy 4087
368 Scribner 14048
369 Shapiro Auctioneers 5
370 Shapiro Auctions 184
371 Sheppards Irish Auction House 264
372 Siebert 1084
373 SJ Winslow Associates 5949
374 Skinner 22569
375 Soler Y Llach 9432
376 Soliday 5224
377 Sotheby Parke Bernet 60186
378 Sothebys 1075510
379 Southern 9651
380 Spink Shreves Galleries 2643
381 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers 5283
382 Stephan Welz & Co. 653
383 Stockholms Auktionsverk 4080
384 Streeter 4423
385 Swaen Map Auction 10376
386 Swann Galleries 402246
387 Tajan 15752
388 Terry Part I 361
389 Terry Part II 370
390 Terry Part III 444
391 Tessier & Sarrou and Associates 3191
392 The Antiquarian Book 57
393 The Written Word Autographs 6042
394 Thomas Scheler 116
395 Thomaston Place Auction Galleries 2122
396 Thomson Roddick Auctioneers & Valuers 2008
397 Three Rivers Auction Company 437
398 TN Luther Books 35327
399 Tooveys 19410
400 Trafford Books 4476
401 Treadway Gallery 0
402 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books 19878
403 Trotting Hill Park Books 267
404 University Archives 5329
405 UP James 6491
406 Valley Auctions 453
407 Venator and Hanstein 28762
408 Vermot de Pas 28417
409 Vinson 112
410 Waddingtons 877
411 Walpole Galleries 53757
412 Watkins Americana 184
413 Waverly Auctions 25805
414 Webbs 546
415 William Allen 13871
416 William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals 2363
417 William Parkinson 505
418 William Salloch 11786
419 William Schab 4827
420 Winner's Auctions Ltd 5085
421 Winter Associates 1713
422 Witten 109
423 Woolley and Wallis 1128
424 Wright Howes 12365
425 Yeshiva Ahavas Torah Baranovich 355
426 Zamorano Eighty 80
427 Zisska and Kistner 22702
428 Zisska and Lacher 20171
429 Zisska and Schauer 28797
430 Zwiggelaar Auctions 1695
  • <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>April Auction<br>April 4, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Apr. 4:</b> MITCHELL, John (1711-1768). A Map of the British and French Dominions in North America. Copperplate engraving with original hand color. London, 1755. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Apr. 4:</b> AUDUBON, John James (1785 - 1851). Brown Pelican (Standing), Plate 251. Aquatint engraving with original hand color. London, 1827-1838. $175,000 to $225,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Apr. 4:</b> AUDUBON, John James (1785 - 1851). Fish Hawk or Osprey, Plate 81. Aquatint engraving with original hand color. London: 1827-1838. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>April Auction<br>April 4, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Apr. 4:</b> GONZALES DE MENDOZA, Juan (1545 - 1618). <i>The Historie of the great and mightie kingdome of China…</i> London, 1588. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Apr. 4:</b> VERBIEST, Ferdinand (1623-1688). [World Map] Kun-Yu Ch'uan-Tu. Engraved twelve sheet map with vertical sections joined to form six sheets. Korea, Seoul, c. 1860. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Apr. 4:</b> SANGGI, Chong (1678-1752). Korean Atlas. Manuscript map on mulberry bark paper. C. 1750-1790. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>April Auction<br>April 4, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Apr. 4:</b> AUDUBON, John James (1785 - 1851). Ivory-billed Woodpecker, Plate 66. Aquatint engraving with original hand color. London, 1827-1838. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Apr. 4:</b> AKERMAN, Anders (1721-1778). & AKREL, Frederik (1779-1868). Pair of Celestial and Terrestrial Globes. Stockholm, c. 1800. 23 inch diameter, each. $60,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Apr. 4:</b> BENNETT, Lieut. William Pyt (d. in action, 1916). AN IMPORTANT AND APPARENTLY UNPUBLISHED SERIES OF GELATIN SILVER PHOTOGRAPHS OF LHASA AND TIBET TAKEN DURING THE CELEBRATED YOUNGHUSBAND MISSION OF 1904. $60,000 to $80,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Abraham Lincoln, <i>Emancipation Proclamation by the President of the United States,</i> pamphlet, 1862. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Family papers of the distinguished Ruby-Jackson family, Portland, Maine, 1853-1961. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Family papers of the Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens & the persons who served him, 1866-1907. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Autograph book with inscriptions by orators Moses Roper & Peter Williams, 1821-54. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Archive of letters, postcards, and greeting cards sent by Romare Bearden, 1949-87. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br>E. Simms Campbell, <i>A Night-Club Map of Harlem,</i> in inaugural issue of Manhattan, 1933. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Papers of the comedian Nipsey Russell, including a letter from MLK, 1929-2000. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Early German-American anti-slavery broadside, <i>Sclaven-Handel,</i> Philadelphia, 1794. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Edmonia Lewis, prominent sculptor, carte-de-visite by Henry Rocher, c. 1866-71. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br><i>The Black Panther: Black Community News Service,</i> 44 issues, San Francisco, 1967-1971. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Withers, <i>I Am A Man, Sanitation Workers Strike,</i> silver print, 1968. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>March For Freedom Now!,</i> poster for the 1960 Republican Convention. $4,000 to $6,000.
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