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 162
2 AbeBooks Most Expensive 70
3 Adams Amsterdam Auctions 4794
4 Adams Amsterdam Book and Print Auctions 1178
5 Addison and Sarova 5060
6 Ader 50454
7 Aguttes 13286
8 Alain and Evelyne Morel de Westgaver 17779
9 Alaska Auction 2818
10 ALDE 58454
11 Alderfer Auction Company 1218
12 Alexander Autographs 10515
13 Alexander Historical Auctions 17052
14 AltaCal OL 250
15 Amadeus-Auktionshaus GmbH 212
16 American Art Association 99060
17 American Bibles 1480
18 American Book Auction Catalogues 10619
19 Americana Beginnings 679
20 Anderson Galleries 722516
21 Anderson Galleries 1604 622
22 Anderson Galleries 1642 672
23 Anderson Galleries 1685 300
24 Anderson Galleries 1686 1171
25 Anderson Galleries 70 Nuggets 71
26 Anteo Subastas 0
27 Antiquarian Auctions 11643
28 AntiquarianAuctions.com 19692
29 Antiquariat Peter Kiefer 4571
30 Antiques Estate Auctioneers Appraisers 980
31 Arader Galleries 5866
32 Archives International Auctions 12579
33 Arenberg Auctions 6258
34 Art + Object 338
35 Artcurial 43829
36 Asher 367
37 Aspire Auctions 2402
38 Aste Bolaffi 4019
39 Auction Explorer Books 17337
40 Auctionata 11343
41 Audap and Mirabaud 5875
42 Australian Book Auctions 25489
43 Autographes Encheres 1198
44 Auxerre Encheres Estimations 4639
45 Bakker Boccelli Fine Art 1
46 Baltimore Book Auction 8796
47 Bangs 91508
48 Bauer 528
49 Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood 7510
50 Beaussant Lefevre 3645
51 Bent White Mountains 823
52 Bernard Quaritch 25960
53 Bibliopathos 568
54 Bibliotheca Munselliana 2331
55 Binoche et Giquello 15389
56 Blacksparrow 864
57 Blanchard's Auction Service 2
58 Bloomsbury Auctions 171978
59 Bloomsbury Book Auctions 56009
60 Boisgirard Provence Cote DAzur 346
61 Bolaffi SPA 758
62 Bonhams 150760
63 Books by the Falls 667
64 Booth & Williams 352
65 Bourgeault-Horan Antiquarians & Associates, LLC 0
66 Bradford 6239
67 Braislin 1997
68 Brinley 9138
69 Britwell Court 1916 493
70 Brunk Auctions 2346
71 Bruun Rasmussen 40916
72 Bubb Kuyper 164912
73 Burgersdijk and Niermans 40973
74 Butterfield 1319
75 Carlsen Gallery 460
76 Case Antiques, Inc. 1317
77 Castner Auction 29
78 Catawiki B.V. 0
79 CD David 128
80 CDowning Auctions 293
81 CF Libbie 34633
82 Charles Hamilton 29959
83 Charles Heartman 3033
84 Charles Wood 33965
85 Charlton Hall 949
86 Check List American Railroads 2707
87 Chinese Question 498
88 Chiswick Auctions 6894
89 Christian Hesse Auktionen 7948
90 Christies 243316
91 Church 1433
92 Clars Auction Gallery 17010
93 Claude Aguttes 233
94 CNY Book Auctions 219
95 Cohasco 263
96 Collection MC 72
97 Comic Connect 100
98 Connecticut Book Auctions 175
99 Copley Fine Art Auctions 1045
100 Cornette de Saint Cyr 2351
101 Cottone 98
102 Coutau Begarie 4692
103 Couton Veyrac Jamault 28
104 Cowans Auctions 17905
105 Cowans Historic Americana Auctions 1902
106 Dallas Auction Gallery 123
107 Dargate Auction Galleries 420
108 Dawson Book Shop 1189
109 De Baecque and Associes 11345
110 Decker 11230
111 Delvaux 348
112 Dirk Soulis Auctions 7077
113 Dominic Winter Book Auctions 137578
114 Dora Hood 85126
115 Dorotheum 41888
116 Dorothy Sloan Rare Books 6344
117 Doyle New York 23708
118 Drouot Estimations 96
119 DSloan 4295
120 Du Mouchelles 180
121 Dupont 255
122 Dush 863
123 Early American 5196
124 Eberstadt 21456
125 Edward Lefkowicz 1402
126 Eldreds 11303
127 ERA Encheres 1798
128 EV Thompson 614
129 Evans 32214
130 Ferraton 39523
131 Field 1703
132 Field Auction 4879
133 Finarte 0
134 Florence Number Nine 37
135 Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers 9013
136 Forum Auctions 22655
137 Forum Auctions in Italy 4173
138 Francis Edwards 166736
139 Francis Harper 73
140 FRAYSSE & Associés 1
141 Freemans 24707
142 Freemans Historic USS Constitution Colors 13
143 Galerias Louis Morton 6161
144 Galerie Bassenge 122574
145 Galerie Koller Auctions 9901
146 Gaston & Sheehan Auctioneers, Inc. 3
147 Gateway Gallery Auction 384
148 George Littlefield 16134
149 Gibson Auction Inc. 404
150 Goelet 895
151 Goldberg Coins and Collectibles 4932
152 Goldschmidt 49633
153 Gonnelli Casa DAste 16417
154 Goodspeed 233888
155 Gowans 309
156 Grays Auctioneers 5253
157 Grogan and Company 452
158 Guernseys 7273
159 Guillaumot Richard 402
160 Gulf Coast Book Auctions 394
161 Harmsworth 5068
162 Hartung and Hartung 31862
163 Hauff and Auvermann 39415
164 Hauswedell and Nolte 24873
165 HBradley Martin 48
166 Henkels 6698
167 Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions 17747
168 Heritage Auction Galleries 24901
169 Heritage Auctions 760902
170 Heritage Map Museum 109
171 Hessney Auction Company 2
172 HNestler 3022
173 Holabird Associates 1527
174 Holabird Kagin Americana 40832
175 Holliday 1233
176 Hôtel des Ventes Mosan 33
177 Howell 8059
178 Howes US IANA 11600
179 HRS Alabama 1807 to 1840 345
180 HRS Arizona 1860 to 1890 161
181 HRS California 489
182 HRS Chicago Ante Fire 1877
183 HRS Idaho 1839 to 1890 180
184 HRS Iowa 1837 to 1860 195
185 HRS Kansas 1854 to 1876 2034
186 HRS Kentucky 1787 to 1810 812
187 HRS Kentucky Imprints 591
188 HRS Minnesota 1849 to 1865 656
189 HRS Missouri 1808 to 1850 705
190 HRS Nebraska 1847 to 1876 503
191 HRS Nevada 1859 to 1890 522
192 HRS Nevada 1859 to 1890 Add 9
193 HRS New Mexico 1784 to 1876 300
194 HRS Ohio 1796 to 1820 591
195 HRS Tennessee 1793 to 1840 469
196 HRS TN Nashville 481
197 HRS TN Nashville AppA 4
198 HRS TN Nashville AppB 20
199 HRS TN Nashville AppC 10
200 HRS TN Pamphlets and Broadsides 797
201 HRS Utica NY 1799 to 1830 572
202 HRS West Virginia 1791 to 1830 106
203 HRS Wisconsin 569
204 HRS Wisconsin 1850 to 1854 549
205 HRS Wisconsin 1855 to 1858 724
206 HRS Wisconsin 1859 to 1863 712
207 HRS Wisconsin 1864 to 1869 931
208 HRS Wyoming 1866 to 1890 168
209 Huntington1269 308
210 Huntington1309 330
211 Huntington1406 245
212 Huntington1698 1015
213 HV Jones Sale 580
214 HVJones 304
215 HVJones Check List 1746
216 Il Ponte 6060
217 JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung 6665
218 Jacksons Auction 546
219 James D Cyr Auctioneer 1311
220 James D Julia Auctioneers 3240
221 JandS 13489
222 Jasper52 112
223 JellyFishTree 2042
224 Jenkins 628
225 Jeschke Greve and Hauff 823
226 Jeschke Hauff und Auvermann 13821
227 Jeschke van Vliet Auctions Berlin GmbH 3642
228 JMW Auction Gallery 1780
229 John Bellman Auctioneers 1489
230 John Howell Books Americana 718
231 John McInnis Auctioneers 4034
232 Johns Western Gallery 2826
233 Johnson 1415
234 Kapandji Morhange 13221
235 Kedem Auctions Ltd. 19068
236 Kenneth Karmiole 12221
237 Kenneth Nebenzahl 5907
238 Keno Auctions 15
239 Kestenbaum and Company 5809
240 Ketterer Kunst Doerling 40573
241 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers 82121
242 Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen 302747
243 KLeach 5502
244 Knotty Pine Auction Service 8039
245 Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic Booksellers 5288
246 Kraus 569
247 Laird Park 394
248 Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society 16255
249 Lathrop Harper 14598
250 Laurence Witten Rare Books 1645
251 Lawrences Auctioneers 1917
252 Le Libraire Alain Ferraton 29331
253 Leekley 373
254 Leland Little Auctions 2190
255 Leonard and Company 1
256 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers 22298
257 LF Robinson 1304 701
258 Librairie Loeb Larocque 1212
259 Light Horse Auctions 169
260 Lion Heart Autographs 176
261 Littell 1141
262 Longs 11280
263 Ludewig 1220
264 Lyon and Turnbull 19102
265 MacManus 65020
266 Madigan 213
267 Maggs 124394
268 Maggs VI 542
269 Maître Bernard GALATEAU 0
270 Map World 422
271 Marc van de Wiele Auctions 19834
272 Marshall 1044
273 Mayfair Book Auctions 70
274 McLemore Auction Company 63
275 Mealys Auctioneers 13093
276 Merwin Clayton Sales Company 275505
277 Merwin Sales Company NY 0
278 Michaans Auctions 2932
279 Michael Brown 781
280 Michael Treloar 2005
281 Mid Hudson Auction Galleries 4473
282 Midland 64251
283 Minerva Auctions Roma 15229
284 Mirabaud-Mercier Auctioneers 885
285 Moreshet Auctions 2844
286 Morphy Auctions 0
287 Morton Casa de Subastas 14491
288 Mossgreen 948
289 MS Rare Books 34295
290 Murphy 3307
291 NAMagazines 255
292 National Art Galleries 1932 157
293 National Book Auctions 66392
294 Neal Auction Company 4152
295 New England Auctions 2142
296 New England Book Auctions 15928
297 Norris 4311
298 North American Auction Company 1123
299 Northeast Auctions 1898
300 Nosbüsch & Stucke 18650
301 Nye & Company Auctioneers 822
302 OGER et CAMPER 720
303 OGER et DUMONT 100
304 OGER et SEMONT 531
305 Old World Auctions 55603
306 One Of A Kind Collectibles 0
307 OSENAT 6203
308 OShaughnessy 26643
309 Otto Lange 23114
310 Over & Above Online Auction and Estate Sales, LLC 463
311 Paige Auction 1092
312 Pandolfini 2055
313 Parke Bernet 242074
314 Paulo Adams Auction Service 118
315 PBA Galleries 162893
316 PC Petersburg 1786 to 1876 637
317 Pennypacker943 6707
318 Penrose 365
319 Philobiblon Auctions 2552
320 PIASA 39682
321 Picard Audap Solanet Velliet Teissedre 424
322 Pierre Berge and Associes 10241
323 Pilling 5532
324 Plaza Art Auction Galleries 129
325 PosterConnection Inc. 3339
326 Potomack Company 1560
327 Potter and Potter Auctions 19584
328 Poulin Antiques Auctions 1077
329 Profiles in History 28859
330 Purcell Auctioneers 7034
331 Quagga Rare Books and Art 437
332 Rachel Davis Fine Arts 10261
333 Rago Arts and Auctions 2804
334 Ralph Kristiansen 966
335 Randall and Windle 4447
336 Reiss and Sohn 59367
337 Remy Le Fur and Associes 197
338 RENAUD GIQUELLO ASSOCIES 374
339 Rice 2645
340 RJM Autographs and Antiques 630
341 RM Smythe 923
342 Robert Brown 163
343 Robert Hayman 9117
344 Robert Siegel Galleries 9559
345 Robinson 9390
346 Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions 48643
347 Rosenbach 8252
348 Rossini 11794
349 Royka Auctioneers Appraisers 176
350 RR Auction 106849
351 RW Olivers 550
352 Sabin 106729
353 Sabin Handy Bib 995
354 Saffronart 0
355 Santa Fe Art Auction 96
356 Sawyer 34396
357 Scott & O'Shaughnessy 4087
358 Scribner 14048
359 Shapiro Auctioneers 5
360 Shapiro Auctions 184
361 Sheppards Irish Auction House 264
362 Siebert 1084
363 SJ Winslow Associates 5949
364 Skinner 21490
365 Soler Y Llach 8352
366 Soliday 5224
367 Sotheby Parke Bernet 15509
368 Sothebys 1054180
369 Southern 9651
370 Spink Shreves Galleries 1294
371 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers 5051
372 Stephan Welz & Co. 435
373 Stockholms Auktionsverk 3174
374 Streeter 4423
375 Swaen Map Auction 10376
376 Swann Galleries 396709
377 Tajan 14957
378 Terry Part I 361
379 Terry Part II 370
380 Terry Part III 444
381 Tessier & Sarrou and Associates 0
382 The Antiquarian Book 57
383 The Written Word Autographs 4292
384 Thomas Scheler 116
385 Thomaston Place Auction Galleries 1981
386 Thomson Roddick Auctioneers & Valuers 585
387 Three Rivers Auction Company 437
388 TN Luther Books 35327
389 Tooveys 18488
390 Trafford Books 3598
391 Treadway Gallery 0
392 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books 13293
393 Trotting Hill Park Books 267
394 University Archives 3518
395 UP James 6491
396 Valley Auctions 453
397 Venator and Hanstein 27089
398 Vermot de Pas 26055
399 Vinson 112
400 Waddingtons 877
401 Walpole Galleries 53757
402 Watkins Americana 184
403 Waverly Auctions 23835
404 Webbs 546
405 William Allen 13871
406 William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals 2163
407 William Parkinson 505
408 William Salloch 11786
409 William Schab 4827
410 Winner's Auctions Ltd 3995
411 Winter Associates 1529
412 Witten 109
413 Woolley and Wallis 1128
414 Wright Howes 12365
415 Yeshiva Ahavas Torah Baranovich 355
416 Zamorano Eighty 80
417 Zisska and Kistner 22702
418 Zisska and Lacher 18039
419 Zisska and Schauer 28797
  • <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> Presentation Copy. Sold for $500,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. Autograph Letter Signed, 3 pp, negotiating the 2nd American edition with Appleton. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. Autograph Letter Signed, 8 pp, Paris, 1924, to his father discussing Bullfighting, Stories, and his new baby. Sold for $25,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Corialanus.</i> London, 1623. 1st printing [Extracted from the First Folio]. Sold for $50,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Swift, Jonathan. <i>Gulliver's Travels.</i> London, 1726. 1st edition, Teerink's A edition, fine, large copy. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Fitzroy, Robert. Autograph Letter Signed to agent Thomas Stilwell, informing him of the progress of H.M.S. Beagle. Sold for $17,575.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br> Property from the Collection of Nicole and William R. Keck II</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Sonnets.</i> 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner, bound by Trautz-Bauzonnet. Sold for $13,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. Sold for $5,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. Sold for $7,575.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Rackham, Arthur. <i>Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.</i> 1/500 copies signed by Rackham. Sold for $4,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Du coté de chez Swann.</i> 1st edition, 1st issue. Inscribed by Proust. Sold for $8,825.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> Sergio Trujillo Magnenat, <i>Bogotá 1938 / IV Centenario / Juegos Deportivos Bolivarianos,</i> 1938. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> <i>McQueen Drives Porsche,</i> designer unknown, 1970. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b><br>Joe Bridge, <i>Bignan / A Des Ailes,</i> 1921. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> Graham Simmons, <i>The Army Isn’t All Work,</i> 1919. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>Je ne fume que le nil,</i> 1912. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> <i>Attack of the 50 ft. Woman,</i> designer unknown, 1958. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> Raymond Tooby, <i>Festival Guiness / Have You Tried One Yet?,</i> 1952. $600 to $900.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> Francisco Tamagno, <i>Terrot & Co. / Dijon / Cycles Motorettes,</i> 1909. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b><br>A. Hori, Oakland / General Motors, circa 1925. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> James Montgomery Flagg, <i>Travel? Adventure? Answer – Join the Marines!,</i> circa 1918. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Roberts, David. Twenty Lithographs of the Holy Land, 19th Century. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Declaration by the Reps. of the United Colonies of N.A. 1775. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Composer Jerome Kern personal Letters, Albums and Other. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Paine, Thomas. <i>Common Sense,</i> London 1776. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Stowe, Harriet Beecher. <i>Uncle Tom’s Cabin,</i> Cleveland 1852. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Hobbes, Thomas. <i>Leviathan,</i> 3rd edition, London 1651. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Anno Regni Georgii III. Intolerable Acts and other Bills, 1774. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Wilberforce, William. An Abstract of the Evidence, 5 Letters, and two books. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Nightingale, Florence. Notes on Nursing and Signed Letters, ca. 1860 $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Tolstov, Leo. <i>War and Peace,</i> 5 volumes, 1886. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Dickinson, John. Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, 1768. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Twain, Mark. <i>Tom Sawyer,</i> 1877 [and] <i>Huckleberry Finn,</i> 1885. $4,000 to $6,000.
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