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 34037
7 Aguttes 8068
8 Alain and Evelyne Morel de Westgaver 17779
9 Alaska Auction 1143
10 ALDE 44898
11 Alderfer Auction Company 1218
12 Alexander Autographs 10515
13 Alexander Historical Auctions 6564
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 334283
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 9996
28 Antiquariat Peter Kiefer 4571
29 Antiques Estate Auctioneers Appraisers 980
30 Arader Galleries 2558
31 Archives International Auctions 11194
32 Artcurial 37030
33 Asher 367
34 Aspire Auctions 1447
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 164043
52 Bloomsbury Book Auctions 56009
53 Boisgirard Provence Cote DAzur 346
54 Bolaffi Ambassador Auctions 6179
55 Bolaffi SPA 758
56 Bonhams 132745
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 27110
64 Bubb Kuyper 132855
65 Burgersdijk and Niermans 33609
66 Butterfield 1319
67 Carlsen Gallery 271
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 Christian Hesse Auktionen 2472
80 Christies 226001
81 Church 1433
82 Clars Auction Gallery 10435
83 Claude Aguttes 233
84 CNY Book Auctions 219
85 Cohasco 263
86 Collection MC 72
87 Comic Connect 100
88 Connecticut Book Auctions 175
89 Copley Fine Art Auctions 754
90 Cornette de Saint Cyr 2351
91 Cottone 98
92 Coutau Begarie 4692
93 Cowans Auctions 9490
94 Cowans Historic Americana Auctions 1902
95 Dallas Auction Gallery 71
96 Dargate Auction Galleries 420
97 Dawson Book Shop 1189
98 De Baecque and Associes 6401
99 Decker 11230
100 Delvaux 348
101 Dirk Soulis Auctions 5167
102 Dominic Winter Book Auctions 111487
103 Dora Hood 85126
104 Dorotheum 32782
105 Dorothy Sloan Rare Books 5798
106 Doyle New York 15829
107 DSloan 4295
108 Du Mouchelles 180
109 Dupont 255
110 Dush 863
111 Early American 5196
112 Eberstadt 21456
113 Edward Lefkowicz 1402
114 Eldreds 6908
115 ERA Encheres 1798
116 EV Thompson 614
117 Evans 32214
118 Ferraton 29160
119 Field 1703
120 Field Auction 4879
121 Florence Number Nine 37
122 Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers 3256
123 Forum Auctions 364
124 Francis Edwards 166736
125 Francis Harper 73
126 Freemans 20232
127 Freemans Historic USS Constitution Colors 13
128 Galerias Louis Morton 6161
129 Galerie Bassenge 99620
130 Galerie Koller Auctions 9901
131 Gateway Gallery Auction 0
132 George Littlefield 16134
133 Gibson Auction Inc. 0
134 Goelet 895
135 Goldberg Coins and Collectibles 1901
136 Goldschmidt 49633
137 Gonnelli Casa DAste 10249
138 Goodspeed 233888
139 Gowans 309
140 Grays Auctioneers 2729
141 Grogan and Company 214
142 Guernseys 4370
143 Guillaumot Richard 402
144 Gulf Coast Book Auctions 394
145 Harmsworth 5068
146 Hartung and Hartung 31862
147 Hauff and Auvermann 39415
148 Hauswedell and Nolte 24873
149 HBradley Martin 48
150 Henkels 6698
151 Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions 14856
152 Heritage Auction Galleries 24901
153 Heritage Auctions 364876
154 Heritage Map Museum 109
155 Hessney Auction Company 2
156 HNestler 3022
157 Holabird Associates 1527
158 Holabird Kagin Americana 11449
159 Holliday 1233
160 Howell 8059
161 Howes US IANA 11600
162 HRS Alabama 1807 to 1840 345
163 HRS Arizona 1860 to 1890 161
164 HRS California 489
165 HRS Chicago Ante Fire 1877
166 HRS Idaho 1839 to 1890 180
167 HRS Iowa 1837 to 1860 195
168 HRS Kansas 1854 to 1876 2034
169 HRS Kentucky 1787 to 1810 812
170 HRS Kentucky Imprints 591
171 HRS Minnesota 1849 to 1865 656
172 HRS Missouri 1808 to 1850 705
173 HRS Nebraska 1847 to 1876 503
174 HRS Nevada 1859 to 1890 522
175 HRS Nevada 1859 to 1890 Add 9
176 HRS New Mexico 1784 to 1876 300
177 HRS Ohio 1796 to 1820 591
178 HRS Tennessee 1793 to 1840 469
179 HRS TN Nashville 481
180 HRS TN Nashville AppA 4
181 HRS TN Nashville AppB 20
182 HRS TN Nashville AppC 10
183 HRS TN Pamphlets and Broadsides 797
184 HRS Utica NY 1799 to 1830 572
185 HRS West Virginia 1791 to 1830 106
186 HRS Wisconsin 569
187 HRS Wisconsin 1850 to 1854 549
188 HRS Wisconsin 1855 to 1858 724
189 HRS Wisconsin 1859 to 1863 712
190 HRS Wisconsin 1864 to 1869 931
191 HRS Wyoming 1866 to 1890 168
192 Huntington1269 308
193 Huntington1309 330
194 Huntington1406 245
195 Huntington1698 1015
196 HV Jones Sale 580
197 HVJones 304
198 HVJones Check List 1746
199 JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung 4123
200 Jacksons Auction 167
201 James D Cyr Auctioneer 1311
202 James D Julia Auctioneers 1386
203 JandS 13489
204 Jenkins 628
205 Jeschke Greve and Hauff 823
206 Jeschke Hauff und Auvermann 13821
207 Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH 19873
208 JMW Auction Gallery 1780
209 John Bellman Auctioneers 1489
210 John Howell Books Americana 718
211 John McInnis Auctioneers 3524
212 Johns Western Gallery 2826
213 Johnson 1415
214 Kapandji Morhange 13221
215 Kedem Auction 6806
216 Kenneth Karmiole 12221
217 Kenneth Nebenzahl 5907
218 Keno Auctions 15
219 Kestenbaum and Company 3042
220 Ketterer Kunst Doerling 36678
221 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers 67750
222 Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen 242998
223 KLeach 5502
224 Knotty Pine Auction Service 7469
225 Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic Booksellers 3597
226 Kraus 569
227 Laird Park 394
228 Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society 9008
229 Lathrop Harper 14598
230 Laurence Witten Rare Books 1645
231 Lawrences Auctioneers 1917
232 Le Libraire Alain Ferraton 29331
233 Leekley 373
234 Leonard and Company 1
235 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers 15672
236 LF Robinson 1304 701
237 Librairie Loeb Larocque 1212
238 Light Horse Auctions 169
239 Littell 1141
240 Longs 11280
241 Ludewig 1220
242 Lyon and Turnbull 14713
243 MacManus 65020
244 Madigan 213
245 Maggs 60208
246 Maggs VI 542
247 Maître Bernard GALATEAU 0
248 Map World 422
249 Marc van de Wiele Auctions 12587
250 Marshall 1044
251 McLemore Auction Company 63
252 Mealys Auctioneers 13093
253 Merwin Clayton Sales Company 6958
254 Merwin Sales Company NY 0
255 Michaans Auctions 908
256 Michael Brown 781
257 Michael Treloar 347
258 Mid Hudson Auction Galleries 2268
259 Midland 64251
260 Minerva Auctions Roma 8924
261 Morton Casa de Subastas 14491
262 MS Rare Books 34295
263 Murphy 3307
264 NAMagazines 255
265 National Art Galleries 1932 157
266 National Book Auctions 49507
267 Neal Auction Company 2506
268 Neret Minet and Tessier 25483
269 New England Auctions 2142
270 New England Book Auctions 15928
271 Norris 4311
272 Northeast Auctions 1222
273 Nosbüsch & Stucke 7341
274 OGER et CAMPER 720
275 OGER et DUMONT 100
276 OGER et SEMONT 531
277 Old World Auctions 44206
278 One Of A Kind Collectibles 0
279 OSENAT 4278
280 Otto Lange 23114
281 Paige Auction 1034
282 Pandolfini 930
283 Parke Bernet 32435
284 Paulo Adams Auction Service 118
285 PBA Galleries 128134
286 PC Petersburg 1786 to 1876 637
287 Pennypacker943 6707
288 Penrose 365
289 Philobiblon Auctions 2552
290 PIASA 36519
291 Picard Audap Solanet Velliet Teissedre 424
292 Pierre Berge and Associes 6041
293 Pilling 5532
294 Plaza Art Auction Galleries 129
295 Potomack Company 467
296 Potter and Potter Auctions 4598
297 Poulin Antiques Auctions 1077
298 Profiles in History 22512
299 Purcell Auctioneers 995
300 Quagga Rare Books and Art 115
301 Rachel Davis Fine Arts 4700
302 Rago Arts and Auctions 1166
303 Ralph Kristiansen 966
304 Randall and Windle 4447
305 Reiss and Sohn 59367
306 Remy Le Fur and Associes 197
307 RENAUD GIQUELLO ASSOCIES 374
308 Rice 2645
309 RJM Autographs and Antiques 310
310 RM Smythe 923
311 Robert Brown 163
312 Robert Hayman 9117
313 Robert Siegel Galleries 3988
314 Robinson 9390
315 Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions 44390
316 Rosenbach 8252
317 Rossini 5753
318 Royka Auctioneers Appraisers 176
319 RR Auction 63247
320 RW Olivers 550
321 Sabin 106729
322 Sabin Handy Bib 995
323 Sawyer 34396
324 Scott & O'Shaughnessy 4087
325 Scribner 14048
326 Shapiro Auctioneers 5
327 Shapiro Auctions 184
328 Sheppards Irish Auction House 264
329 Siebert 1084
330 SJ Winslow Associates 5949
331 Skinner 14566
332 Soler Y Llach 1322
333 Soliday 5224
334 Sotheby Parke Bernet 15509
335 Sothebys 1027753
336 Southern 9651
337 Spink Shreves Galleries 1294
338 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers 2432
339 Stockholms Auktionsverk 1172
340 Streeter 4423
341 Swaen Map Auction 10376
342 Swann Galleries 366015
343 Tajan 9777
344 Terry Part I 361
345 Terry Part II 370
346 Terry Part III 444
347 The Written Word Autographs 1490
348 Thomas Scheler 116
349 Thomaston Place Auction Galleries 1614
350 Three Rivers Auction Company 437
351 TN Luther Books 35327
352 Tooveys 12129
353 Treadway Gallery 0
354 Trotting Hill Park Books 267
355 UP James 6491
356 Valley Auctions 453
357 Venator and Hanstein 18176
358 Vermot de Pas 8884
359 Vinson 112
360 Waddingtons 877
361 Walpole Galleries 2784
362 Watkins Americana 184
363 Waverly Auctions 21071
364 Webbs 546
365 William Allen 13871
366 William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals 86
367 William Parkinson 505
368 William Salloch 11786
369 William Schab 4827
370 Winners Auctions and Exhibitions 1190
371 Winter Associates 621
372 Witten 109
373 Woolley and Wallis 1128
374 Wright Howes 12365
375 Yeshiva Ahavas Torah Baranovich 355
376 Zamorano Eighty 80
377 Zisska and Kistner 22702
378 Zisska and Lacher 5823
379 Zisska and Schauer 28797
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