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 28971
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 36022
32 Asher 367
33 Aspire Auctions 1424
34 Auction Explorer Books 17337
35 Auctionata 4706
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 128533
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 24592
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 Copley Fine Art Auctions 545
89 Cornette de Saint Cyr 2351
90 Cottone 98
91 Coutau Begarie 4692
92 Cowans Auctions 8410
93 Cowans Historic Americana Auctions 1902
94 Dallas Auction Gallery 50
95 Dargate Auction Galleries 420
96 Dawson Book Shop 1189
97 De Baecque and Associes 5628
98 Decker 11230
99 Delvaux 348
100 Dirk Soulis Auctions 5118
101 Dominic Winter Book Auctions 108920
102 Dora Hood 85126
103 Dorotheum 31396
104 Dorothy Sloan Rare Books 5798
105 Doyle New York 15032
106 DSloan 4295
107 Du Mouchelles 180
108 Dupont 255
109 Dush 863
110 Early American 5196
111 Eberstadt 21456
112 Edward Lefkowicz 1402
113 Eldreds 6107
114 ERA Encheres 1798
115 EV Thompson 614
116 Evans 32214
117 Ferraton 25918
118 Field 1703
119 Field Auction 4879
120 Florence Number Nine 37
121 Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers 3241
122 Francis Edwards 166736
123 Francis Harper 73
124 Freemans 19677
125 Freemans Historic USS Constitution Colors 13
126 Galerias Louis Morton 6161
127 Galerie Bassenge 96156
128 Galerie Koller Auctions 9901
129 Gateway Gallery Auction 0
130 George Littlefield 16134
131 Goelet 895
132 Goldberg Coins and Collectibles 1476
133 Goldschmidt 49633
134 Gonnelli Casa DAste 8875
135 Goodspeed 233888
136 Gowans 309
137 Grays Auctioneers 2503
138 Grogan and Company 179
139 Guernseys 4154
140 Guillaumot Richard 402
141 Gulf Coast Book Auctions 394
142 Harmsworth 5068
143 Hartung and Hartung 31862
144 Hauff and Auvermann 39415
145 Hauswedell and Nolte 24873
146 HBradley Martin 48
147 Henkels 6698
148 Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions 13861
149 Heritage Auction Galleries 24901
150 Heritage Auctions 314123
151 Heritage Map Museum 109
152 Hessney Auction Company 2
153 HNestler 3022
154 Holabird Associates 1527
155 Holabird Kagin Americana 10637
156 Holliday 1233
157 Howell 8059
158 Howes US IANA 11600
159 HRS Alabama 1807 to 1840 345
160 HRS Arizona 1860 to 1890 161
161 HRS California 489
162 HRS Chicago Ante Fire 1877
163 HRS Idaho 1839 to 1890 180
164 HRS Iowa 1837 to 1860 195
165 HRS Kansas 1854 to 1876 2034
166 HRS Kentucky 1787 to 1810 812
167 HRS Kentucky Imprints 591
168 HRS Minnesota 1849 to 1865 656
169 HRS Missouri 1808 to 1850 705
170 HRS Nebraska 1847 to 1876 503
171 HRS Nevada 1859 to 1890 522
172 HRS Nevada 1859 to 1890 Add 9
173 HRS New Mexico 1784 to 1876 300
174 HRS Ohio 1796 to 1820 591
175 HRS Tennessee 1793 to 1840 469
176 HRS TN Nashville 481
177 HRS TN Nashville AppA 4
178 HRS TN Nashville AppB 20
179 HRS TN Nashville AppC 10
180 HRS TN Pamphlets and Broadsides 797
181 HRS Utica NY 1799 to 1830 572
182 HRS West Virginia 1791 to 1830 106
183 HRS Wisconsin 569
184 HRS Wisconsin 1850 to 1854 549
185 HRS Wisconsin 1855 to 1858 724
186 HRS Wisconsin 1859 to 1863 712
187 HRS Wisconsin 1864 to 1869 931
188 HRS Wyoming 1866 to 1890 168
189 Huntington1269 308
190 Huntington1309 330
191 Huntington1406 245
192 Huntington1698 1015
193 HV Jones Sale 580
194 HVJones 304
195 HVJones Check List 1746
196 JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung 3251
197 Jacksons Auction 122
198 James D Cyr Auctioneer 1311
199 James D Julia Auctioneers 1242
200 JandS 13489
201 Jenkins 628
202 Jeschke Greve and Hauff 823
203 Jeschke Hauff und Auvermann 13821
204 Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH 17725
205 JMW Auction Gallery 1780
206 John Bellman Auctioneers 1489
207 John Howell Books Americana 718
208 John McInnis Auctioneers 2935
209 Johns Western Gallery 2826
210 Johnson 1415
211 Kapandji Morhange 13221
212 Kedem Auction 4803
213 Kenneth Karmiole 12221
214 Kenneth Nebenzahl 5907
215 Keno Auctions 15
216 Kestenbaum and Company 2494
217 Ketterer Kunst Doerling 35480
218 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers 65593
219 Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen 227703
220 KLeach 5502
221 Knotty Pine Auction Service 7469
222 Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic Booksellers 2818
223 Kraus 569
224 Laird Park 394
225 Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society 7544
226 Lathrop Harper 14598
227 Laurence Witten Rare Books 1645
228 Lawrences Auctioneers 1917
229 Le Libraire Alain Ferraton 29331
230 Leekley 373
231 Leonard and Company 1
232 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers 14688
233 LF Robinson 1304 701
234 Librairie Loeb Larocque 1212
235 Light Horse Auctions 169
236 Littell 1141
237 Longs 11280
238 Ludewig 1220
239 Lyon and Turnbull 14520
240 MacManus 65020
241 Madigan 213
242 Maggs 60208
243 Maggs VI 542
244 Maître Bernard GALATEAU 0
245 Map World 422
246 Marc van de Wiele Auctions 11431
247 Marshall 1044
248 McLemore Auction Company 63
249 Mealys Auctioneers 13093
250 Merwin Clayton Sales Company 3141
251 Merwin Sales Company NY 0
252 Michaans Auctions 615
253 Michael Brown 781
254 Michael Treloar 347
255 Mid Hudson Auction Galleries 2193
256 Midland 64251
257 Minerva Auctions Roma 7869
258 Morton Casa de Subastas 13459
259 MS Rare Books 34295
260 Murphy 3307
261 NAMagazines 255
262 National Art Galleries 1932 157
263 National Book Auctions 43319
264 Neal Auction Company 2251
265 Neret Minet and Tessier 23767
266 New England Auctions 2142
267 New England Book Auctions 15928
268 Norris 4311
269 Northeast Auctions 1093
270 Nosbüsch & Stucke 5841
271 OGER et CAMPER 720
272 OGER et DUMONT 100
273 OGER et SEMONT 531
274 Old World Auctions 42573
275 One Of A Kind Collectibles 0
276 OSENAT 3987
277 Otto Lange 23114
278 Paige Auction 911
279 Pandolfini 688
280 Parke Bernet 32435
281 Paulo Adams Auction Service 118
282 PBA Galleries 121094
283 PC Petersburg 1786 to 1876 637
284 Pennypacker943 6707
285 Penrose 365
286 PIASA 36157
287 Picard Audap Solanet Velliet Teissedre 424
288 Pierre Berge and Associes 5658
289 Pilling 5532
290 Plaza Art Auction Galleries 129
291 Potomack Company 245
292 Potter and Potter Auctions 2551
293 Poulin Antiques Auctions 1077
294 Profiles in History 20979
295 Quagga Rare Books and Art 65
296 Rachel Davis Fine Arts 4046
297 Rago Arts and Auctions 883
298 Ralph Kristiansen 966
299 Randall and Windle 4447
300 Reiss and Sohn 59367
301 Remy Le Fur and Associes 197
302 RENAUD GIQUELLO ASSOCIES 374
303 Rice 2645
304 RM Smythe 923
305 Robert Brown 163
306 Robert Hayman 9117
307 Robert Siegel Galleries 3215
308 Robinson 9390
309 Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions 43030
310 Rosenbach 8252
311 Rossini 4938
312 Royka Auctioneers Appraisers 176
313 RR Auction 55160
314 RW Olivers 550
315 Sabin 106729
316 Sabin Handy Bib 995
317 Sawyer 34396
318 Scott & O'Shaughnessy 4087
319 Scribner 14048
320 Shapiro Auctioneers 5
321 Sheppards Irish Auction House 264
322 Siebert 1084
323 SJ Winslow Associates 5949
324 Skinner 13901
325 Soler Y Llach 1322
326 Soliday 5224
327 Sotheby Parke Bernet 15509
328 Sothebys 1023963
329 Southern 9651
330 Spink Shreves Galleries 1294
331 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers 2199
332 Stockholms Auktionsverk 858
333 Streeter 4423
334 Swaen Map Auction 10376
335 Swann Galleries 360021
336 Tajan 9029
337 Terry Part I 361
338 Terry Part II 370
339 Terry Part III 444
340 The Written Word Autographs 941
341 Thomas Scheler 116
342 Thomaston Place Auction Galleries 1407
343 Three Rivers Auction Company 437
344 TN Luther Books 35327
345 Tooveys 10435
346 Treadway Gallery 0
347 Trotting Hill Park Books 267
348 UP James 6491
349 Valley Auctions 453
350 Venator and Hanstein 16852
351 Vermot de Pas 7177
352 Vinson 112
353 Waddingtons 877
354 Walpole Galleries 2784
355 Watkins Americana 184
356 Waverly Auctions 20300
357 Webbs 546
358 William Allen 13871
359 William Parkinson 505
360 William Salloch 11786
361 William Schab 4827
362 Winter Associates 432
363 Witten 109
364 Woolley and Wallis 1124
365 Wright Howes 12365
366 Yeshiva Ahavas Torah Baranovich 355
367 Zamorano Eighty 80
368 Zisska and Kistner 22702
369 Zisska and Lacher 4078
370 Zisska and Schauer 28797
  • <b>AUCTIONATA Feb 9th.</b> Lot 7. <br>W. Churchill, 'The Second World<br>War,' 6 Vols, 1st Edition, Signed.<br>Starting Bid $1,800.
    <b>AUCTIONATA Feb 9th.</b> Lot 9. <br>Cormac McCarthy, The Border Trilogy, 1st Editions, Signed, 1992-98. <br>Starting Bid $1,600.
    <b>AUCTIONATA Feb 9th.</b> Lot 26. <br>Sabre-Toothed Tiger Skull Cast. <br>Starting Bid $ 700.
    <b>AUCTIONATA Feb 9th.</b> Lot 29. Ariosto, [Opere] Orlando furioso…, 2 Vols, Venice, 1730. Starting Bid $2,000.
    <b>AUCTIONATA Feb 9th.</b> Lot 40. Goya, Complete "Los Caprichos," 5th Ed., Real Academia. Starting Bid $3,400.
    <b>AUCTIONATA Feb 9th.</b> Lot 42.<br>Gustav Klimt, "50 Handzeichnungen," Leipzig, 1922. Starting Bid $1,800.
    <b>AUCTIONATA Feb 9th.</b> Lot 43. Léon Bakst, 42 Tafeln und 6 Abbildungen, Berlin: Wasmuth, 1925. <br>Starting Bid $3,000.
    <b>AUCTIONATA Feb 9th.</b> Lot 62. Portfolio Revue Verve, Vols. I-X, Nos. 1-38, 1937-60. Starting Bid $9,000.
    <b>AUCTIONATA Feb 9th.</b> Lot 73. Ptloemas, Geographiae universae tum veteris, Peter Keschedt, 1597.<br>Starting Bid $280.00.
    <b>AUCTIONATA Feb 9th.</b> Lot 76.<br>G. F. Kunz, "The Book of the Pearl," Inscribed, New York, 1908.<br>Starting price $280.
    <b>AUCTIONATA Feb 9th.</b> Lot 81. NWA 8277 — Lunar Meteorite Slice, Sahara Desert. Starting Bid $1,600.
    <b>AUCTIONATA Feb 9th.</b> Lot 83. Benjamin Franklin; Sewel, The History of the Rise… Quakers, 1728. Starting Bid $2,000.
  • <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 4: Printed & Manuscript Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 4:</b> The Bay Psalm Book, previously unseen 7th edition of the first book printed in North America, Boston, 1693. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 4:</b><br><i>The Federalist: A Collection of Essays Written in Favour of the New Constitution</i>, first edition, two volumes, New York, 1788.<br>$90,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 4:</b> Thomas Jefferson, <i>Notes on the State of Virginia</i>, first English edition, London, 1787. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 4: Printed & Manuscript Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 4:</b> William Rollinson, <i>Alexander Hamilton, Major General...Secretary<br>of the Treasury</i>, engraving, New York, 1804. $5,000 to $7,500
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 4:</b> <i>$100,000 Reward!</i>, letterpress broadside, Washington, 20 April 1865. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 4:</b><br>John André, <i>A Representation of Major John André...going from the Vulture Sloop of War</i>, aquatint, circa 1781. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 4: Printed & Manuscript Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 4:</b> Lewis Cresse, Manuscript journal of an early Cape May whaler, 1752-66. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 4:</b> Letterbook of Boston merchant<br>and Privateer agent Paschal Smith during the Revolution, Boston<br>and elsewhere, 1775-81.<br>$20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 4:</b><br>A group of four Autograph Letters Signed to Che Guevara from his father and Alberto & Tomas<br>Granado, 1954-55. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b>Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts, February 14th, 2016.</b>
    <b>Bonhams Feb 14th:</b> Lot 9. HIERONYMUS. C.340-420. <i>Epistolae. WITH: Lupus de Oliveto. Regula Monachorum ...</i> US$ 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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