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 4433
4 Adams Amsterdam Book and Print Auctions 1178
5 Addison and Sarova 5060
6 Ader 48575
7 Aguttes 12704
8 Alain and Evelyne Morel de Westgaver 17779
9 Alaska Auction 2412
10 ALDE 56729
11 Alderfer Auction Company 1218
12 Alexander Autographs 10515
13 Alexander Historical Auctions 14517
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 18225
29 Antiquariat Peter Kiefer 4571
30 Antiques Estate Auctioneers Appraisers 980
31 Arader Galleries 5702
32 Archives International Auctions 12579
33 Arenberg Auctions 5048
34 Artcurial 43208
35 Asher 367
36 Aspire Auctions 2372
37 Aste Bolaffi 3061
38 Auction Explorer Books 17337
39 Auctionata 11343
40 Audap and Mirabaud 5875
41 Australian Book Auctions 25326
42 Autographes Encheres 1198
43 Auxerre Encheres Estimations 4639
44 Bakker Boccelli Fine Art 1
45 Baltimore Book Auction 8796
46 Bangs 91508
47 Bauer 528
48 Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood 7054
49 Beaussant Lefevre 3645
50 Bent White Mountains 823
51 Bernard Quaritch 25960
52 Bibliopathos 568
53 Bibliotheca Munselliana 2331
54 Binoche et Giquello 14659
55 Blacksparrow 864
56 Blanchard's Auction Service 2
57 Bloomsbury Auctions 171978
58 Bloomsbury Book Auctions 56009
59 Boisgirard Provence Cote DAzur 346
60 Bolaffi SPA 758
61 Bonhams 148796
62 Books by the Falls 667
63 Booth & Williams 352
64 Bradford 6239
65 Braislin 1997
66 Brinley 9138
67 Britwell Court 1916 493
68 Brunk Auctions 2186
69 Bruun Rasmussen 39634
70 Bubb Kuyper 162009
71 Burgersdijk and Niermans 39700
72 Butterfield 1319
73 Carlsen Gallery 425
74 Case Antiques, Inc. 1161
75 Castner Auction 29
76 CD David 128
77 CDowning Auctions 293
78 CF Libbie 34633
79 Charles Hamilton 29959
80 Charles Heartman 3033
81 Charles Wood 33965
82 Charlton Hall 949
83 Check List American Railroads 2707
84 Chinese Question 498
85 Chiswick Auctions 5992
86 Christian Hesse Auktionen 6995
87 Christies 241043
88 Church 1433
89 Clars Auction Gallery 16519
90 Claude Aguttes 233
91 CNY Book Auctions 219
92 Cohasco 263
93 Collection MC 72
94 Comic Connect 100
95 Connecticut Book Auctions 175
96 Copley Fine Art Auctions 1045
97 Cornette de Saint Cyr 2351
98 Cottone 98
99 Coutau Begarie 4692
100 Couton Veyrac Jamault 28
101 Cowans Auctions 16949
102 Cowans Historic Americana Auctions 1902
103 Dallas Auction Gallery 123
104 Dargate Auction Galleries 420
105 Dawson Book Shop 1189
106 De Baecque and Associes 10186
107 Decker 11230
108 Delvaux 348
109 Dirk Soulis Auctions 6819
110 Dominic Winter Book Auctions 134973
111 Dora Hood 85126
112 Dorotheum 40770
113 Dorothy Sloan Rare Books 6344
114 Doyle New York 22586
115 Drouot Estimations 96
116 DSloan 4295
117 Du Mouchelles 180
118 Dupont 255
119 Dush 863
120 Early American 5196
121 Eberstadt 21456
122 Edward Lefkowicz 1402
123 Eldreds 10903
124 ERA Encheres 1798
125 EV Thompson 614
126 Evans 32214
127 Ferraton 38448
128 Field 1703
129 Field Auction 4879
130 Florence Number Nine 37
131 Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers 8322
132 Forum Auctions 19306
133 Forum Auctions in Italy 4173
134 Francis Edwards 166736
135 Francis Harper 73
136 FRAYSSE & Associés 1
137 Freemans 24009
138 Freemans Historic USS Constitution Colors 13
139 Galerias Louis Morton 6161
140 Galerie Bassenge 120919
141 Galerie Koller Auctions 9901
142 Gaston & Sheehan Auctioneers, Inc. 3
143 Gateway Gallery Auction 384
144 George Littlefield 16134
145 Gibson Auction Inc. 404
146 Goelet 895
147 Goldberg Coins and Collectibles 4493
148 Goldschmidt 49633
149 Gonnelli Casa DAste 16417
150 Goodspeed 233888
151 Gowans 309
152 Grays Auctioneers 5205
153 Grogan and Company 421
154 Guernseys 7050
155 Guillaumot Richard 402
156 Gulf Coast Book Auctions 394
157 Harmsworth 5068
158 Hartung and Hartung 31862
159 Hauff and Auvermann 39415
160 Hauswedell and Nolte 24873
161 HBradley Martin 48
162 Henkels 6698
163 Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions 17747
164 Heritage Auction Galleries 24901
165 Heritage Auctions 706033
166 Heritage Map Museum 109
167 Hessney Auction Company 2
168 HNestler 3022
169 Holabird Associates 1527
170 Holabird Kagin Americana 33694
171 Holliday 1233
172 Howell 8059
173 Howes US IANA 11600
174 HRS Alabama 1807 to 1840 345
175 HRS Arizona 1860 to 1890 161
176 HRS California 489
177 HRS Chicago Ante Fire 1877
178 HRS Idaho 1839 to 1890 180
179 HRS Iowa 1837 to 1860 195
180 HRS Kansas 1854 to 1876 2034
181 HRS Kentucky 1787 to 1810 812
182 HRS Kentucky Imprints 591
183 HRS Minnesota 1849 to 1865 656
184 HRS Missouri 1808 to 1850 705
185 HRS Nebraska 1847 to 1876 503
186 HRS Nevada 1859 to 1890 522
187 HRS Nevada 1859 to 1890 Add 9
188 HRS New Mexico 1784 to 1876 300
189 HRS Ohio 1796 to 1820 591
190 HRS Tennessee 1793 to 1840 469
191 HRS TN Nashville 481
192 HRS TN Nashville AppA 4
193 HRS TN Nashville AppB 20
194 HRS TN Nashville AppC 10
195 HRS TN Pamphlets and Broadsides 797
196 HRS Utica NY 1799 to 1830 572
197 HRS West Virginia 1791 to 1830 106
198 HRS Wisconsin 569
199 HRS Wisconsin 1850 to 1854 549
200 HRS Wisconsin 1855 to 1858 724
201 HRS Wisconsin 1859 to 1863 712
202 HRS Wisconsin 1864 to 1869 931
203 HRS Wyoming 1866 to 1890 168
204 Huntington1269 308
205 Huntington1309 330
206 Huntington1406 245
207 Huntington1698 1015
208 HV Jones Sale 580
209 HVJones 304
210 HVJones Check List 1746
211 Il Ponte 4979
212 JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung 6665
213 Jacksons Auction 490
214 James D Cyr Auctioneer 1311
215 James D Julia Auctioneers 3240
216 JandS 13489
217 Jasper52 112
218 JellyFishTree 1821
219 Jenkins 628
220 Jeschke Greve and Hauff 823
221 Jeschke Hauff und Auvermann 13821
222 Jeschke van Vliet Auctions Berlin GmbH 1983
223 JMW Auction Gallery 1780
224 John Bellman Auctioneers 1489
225 John Howell Books Americana 718
226 John McInnis Auctioneers 4034
227 Johns Western Gallery 2826
228 Johnson 1415
229 Kapandji Morhange 13221
230 Kedem Auction 17172
231 Kenneth Karmiole 12221
232 Kenneth Nebenzahl 5907
233 Keno Auctions 15
234 Kestenbaum and Company 5631
235 Ketterer Kunst Doerling 40083
236 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers 81197
237 Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen 294320
238 KLeach 5502
239 Knotty Pine Auction Service 8039
240 Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic Booksellers 4789
241 Kraus 569
242 Laird Park 394
243 Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society 15792
244 Lathrop Harper 14598
245 Laurence Witten Rare Books 1645
246 Lawrences Auctioneers 1917
247 Le Libraire Alain Ferraton 29331
248 Leekley 373
249 Leland Little Auctions 1841
250 Leonard and Company 1
251 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers 21535
252 LF Robinson 1304 701
253 Librairie Loeb Larocque 1212
254 Light Horse Auctions 169
255 Littell 1141
256 Longs 11280
257 Ludewig 1220
258 Lyon and Turnbull 18628
259 MacManus 65020
260 Madigan 213
261 Maggs 71401
262 Maggs VI 542
263 Maître Bernard GALATEAU 0
264 Map World 422
265 Marc van de Wiele Auctions 19834
266 Marshall 1044
267 Mayfair Book Auctions 70
268 McLemore Auction Company 63
269 Mealys Auctioneers 13093
270 Merwin Clayton Sales Company 275505
271 Merwin Sales Company NY 0
272 Michaans Auctions 2768
273 Michael Brown 781
274 Michael Treloar 2005
275 Mid Hudson Auction Galleries 4473
276 Midland 64251
277 Minerva Auctions Roma 14722
278 Moreshet Auctions 2644
279 Morton Casa de Subastas 14491
280 Mossgreen 948
281 MS Rare Books 34295
282 Murphy 3307
283 NAMagazines 255
284 National Art Galleries 1932 157
285 National Book Auctions 65547
286 Neal Auction Company 4102
287 Neret Minet and Tessier 31266
288 New England Auctions 2142
289 New England Book Auctions 15928
290 Norris 4311
291 North American Auction Company 956
292 Northeast Auctions 1898
293 Nosbüsch & Stucke 16898
294 Nye & Company Auctioneers 616
295 OGER et CAMPER 720
296 OGER et DUMONT 100
297 OGER et SEMONT 531
298 Old World Auctions 54368
299 One Of A Kind Collectibles 0
300 OSENAT 6048
301 OShaughnessy 26643
302 Otto Lange 23114
303 Over & Above Online Auction and Estate Sales, LLC 463
304 Paige Auction 1092
305 Pandolfini 1819
306 Parke Bernet 242074
307 Paulo Adams Auction Service 118
308 PBA Galleries 159633
309 PC Petersburg 1786 to 1876 637
310 Pennypacker943 6707
311 Penrose 365
312 Philobiblon Auctions 2552
313 PIASA 39455
314 Picard Audap Solanet Velliet Teissedre 424
315 Pierre Berge and Associes 10155
316 Pilling 5532
317 Plaza Art Auction Galleries 129
318 PosterConnection Inc. 2537
319 Potomack Company 1396
320 Potter and Potter Auctions 17723
321 Poulin Antiques Auctions 1077
322 Profiles in History 28859
323 Purcell Auctioneers 6256
324 Quagga Rare Books and Art 437
325 Rachel Davis Fine Arts 9527
326 Rago Arts and Auctions 2495
327 Ralph Kristiansen 966
328 Randall and Windle 4447
329 Reiss and Sohn 59367
330 Remy Le Fur and Associes 197
331 RENAUD GIQUELLO ASSOCIES 374
332 Rice 2645
333 RJM Autographs and Antiques 630
334 RM Smythe 923
335 Robert Brown 163
336 Robert Hayman 9117
337 Robert Siegel Galleries 8194
338 Robinson 9390
339 Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions 48643
340 Rosenbach 8252
341 Rossini 11440
342 Royka Auctioneers Appraisers 176
343 RR Auction 101699
344 RW Olivers 550
345 Sabin 106729
346 Sabin Handy Bib 995
347 Sawyer 34396
348 Scott & O'Shaughnessy 4087
349 Scribner 14048
350 Shapiro Auctioneers 5
351 Shapiro Auctions 184
352 Sheppards Irish Auction House 264
353 Siebert 1084
354 SJ Winslow Associates 5949
355 Skinner 20718
356 Soler Y Llach 7186
357 Soliday 5224
358 Sotheby Parke Bernet 15509
359 Sothebys 1052376
360 Southern 9651
361 Spink Shreves Galleries 1294
362 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers 4684
363 Stephan Welz & Co. 159
364 Stockholms Auktionsverk 2941
365 Streeter 4423
366 Swaen Map Auction 10376
367 Swann Galleries 393932
368 Tajan 14477
369 Terry Part I 361
370 Terry Part II 370
371 Terry Part III 444
372 The Antiquarian Book 57
373 The Written Word Autographs 4292
374 Thomas Scheler 116
375 Thomaston Place Auction Galleries 1981
376 Thomson Roddick Auctioneers & Valuers 0
377 Three Rivers Auction Company 437
378 TN Luther Books 35327
379 Tooveys 17568
380 Trafford Books 3043
381 Treadway Gallery 0
382 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books 10430
383 Trotting Hill Park Books 267
384 University Archives 2967
385 UP James 6491
386 Valley Auctions 453
387 Venator and Hanstein 27089
388 Vermot de Pas 24169
389 Vinson 112
390 Waddingtons 877
391 Walpole Galleries 53757
392 Watkins Americana 184
393 Waverly Auctions 23549
394 Webbs 546
395 William Allen 13871
396 William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals 1870
397 William Parkinson 505
398 William Salloch 11786
399 William Schab 4827
400 Winner's Auctions Ltd 3296
401 Winter Associates 1356
402 Witten 109
403 Woolley and Wallis 1128
404 Wright Howes 12365
405 Yeshiva Ahavas Torah Baranovich 355
406 Zamorano Eighty 80
407 Zisska and Kistner 22702
408 Zisska and Lacher 15967
409 Zisska and Schauer 28797
  • <center><b>Bonhams<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>New York | June 11, 2019</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Faulkner, William. <i>The Sound and the Fury.</i> New York: Jonathan Cape, [1929]. First edition in dust jacket. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Trautz-Bauzonnet bindery. Shakespeare, William. Sonnets. 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Thompson, Kay. <i>Eloise at Christmastime.</i> New York: Random House, [1958]. First edition. In custom binding by Asprey. $800 to $1,200
    <center><b>Bonhams<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>New York | June 11, 2019</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. $6,000 to $9,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Taylor, Deems. <i>Walt Disney’s Fantasia.</i> New York: 1940. In custom binding by Asprey. $2,000 to $3,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> William Shakespeare, <i>Shakespeare’s Sonnets, In Two Parts,</i> limited Saint Dunstan edition, Oxford University Press, 1901. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Benjamin Graham & David L. Dodd, <i>Security Analysis,</i> first edition, inscribed by Graham to a Wall Street trader, NY, 1934. $18,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b><br>Ian Fleming, <i>Goldfinger,</i> first edition, inscribed to Sir Henry Cotton, MBE, London, 1959. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b><br>Ian Fleming, <i>The Man with the Golden Gun,</i> first edition, first state with the dust jacket, London, 1965. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Virginia Woolf, <i>The Voyage Out,</i> first American edition of the author’s first book, in rare dust jacket, NY, 1920. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Gabriel García Márquez, <i>Cien años de soledad,</i> Buenos Aires, 1967. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Mary Mapes Dodge, <i>Along the Way,</i> first edition, author’s copy, annotated in her hand, NY, 1879. $1,800 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> <i>The Dial: A Monthly Magazine for Literature, Philosophy and Religion,</i> first edition, Ralph Waldo Emerson’s copy, Cincinnati, 1860. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Gaston Leroux, <i>The Phantom of the Opera,</i> first American edition, first printing, New York, 1911. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Walt Whitman, <i>Leaves of Grass,</i> signed, Camden, 1876. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts. May 1, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> WRIGHT, Wilbur -- WRIGHT, Orville. Photograph signed. 128 x 177 mm, black and white. Taken for Collier's Weekly by James H. ("Jimmy") Hare. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> WRIGHT, Wilbur -- WRIGHT, Orville. Typed document signed, New York, NY, 18 November 1909. A founding document in the history of aviation: the certificate of incorporation for the Wright Company. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> LINCOLN, Mary Todd. Personal monogrammed handkerchief. Square linen handkerchief, silk border, "ML" monogram to one corner, 11 1/8 x 11 1/4 in. $1,000 to $1,500
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts. May 1, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> TRUMAN, Harry S. Broadside signed, as President, 8 May 1945. Truman's V-E Day proclamation. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> WASHINGTON, Martha Dandridge Custis, First Lady. Autograph free frank signed on integral cover sheet. One of four surviving free franks by Martha Washington. $30,000 to $40,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> DALI, Salvador, illustrator. -- DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge. <i>Alice in Wonderland.</i> New York: W.U.C.U.A. and Maecenas Press - Random House, 1969. Limited edition, signed by Dali. $3,000 to $4,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts. May 1, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> CHURCHILL, Winston Spencer. <i>Lord Randolph Churchill.</i> London: Macmillan and Co., 1906. First edition, presentation copy to his valet, inscribed. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> DICKENS, Charles. <i>Great Expectations.</i> London: Chapman and Hall, 1861. First edition, 3 vols. Vol. I second issue, vol. II first issue, vol. III third issue. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll"). <i>Sylvie and Bruno. -Sylvie and Bruno Concluded.</i> London: Macmillan, 1889, 1893. First editions, inscribed presentation copies. 2 works in 2 vols. $1,000 to $1,500
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts. May 1, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> KEULEN, Gerard van. <i>Nieuwe Wassende Graaden Paskaart Vertoonende alle de Bekende Zeekusten en…</i> [Amsterdam, ca 1720]. Important 18th century world map depicting California as an island. $6,000 to $8,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> ALHAZEN [Abu 'Ali al-Hasan ibn al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham]. <i>Opticae thesaurus.</i> Translated from Arabic into Latin. First edition of Alhazen’s classic work on optics and vision. $18,000 to $25,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> GALILEI, Galileo. <i>Systema cosmicum... in quo quatuor dialogis…</i> Translated from Italian by Matthias Bernegger. Strasbourg: D. Hauttius for the Elzevirs [at Leiden], 1635. First Latin edition. $6,000 to $8,000
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