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 282
2 A.H. Wilkens Auctions & Appraisals 279
3 AbeBooks Most Expensive 70
4 Adams Amsterdam Auctions 5131
5 Adams Amsterdam Book and Print Auctions 1178
6 Addison and Sarova 6979
7 Ader 58088
8 Aguttes 16972
9 Alain and Evelyne Morel de Westgaver 18221
10 Alaska Auction 4773
11 ALDE 66312
12 Alderfer Auction Company 1218
13 Alexander Autographs 10515
14 Alexander Historical Auctions 24756
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 Antikvariat Bryggen AS 629
28 Antiquarian Auctions 11643
29 AntiquarianAuctions.com 25886
30 Antiquariat Peter Kiefer 4571
31 Antiques Estate Auctioneers Appraisers 980
32 Arader Galleries 8212
33 Archives International Auctions 15653
34 Arenberg Auctions 13852
35 Art + Object 338
36 Artcurial 47709
37 Artoria S.A. 368
38 Asher 367
39 Aspire Auctions 2956
40 Aste Bolaffi 8438
41 Auction Explorer Books 17337
42 Auctionata 11343
43 Audap and Mirabaud 5875
44 Australian Book Auctions 26839
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 9217
52 Beaussant Lefevre 4086
53 Bent White Mountains 823
54 Bernard Quaritch 25960
55 Bibliopathos 568
56 Bibliotheca Munselliana 2331
57 Binoche et Giquello 19402
58 Blacksparrow 990
59 Blanchard's Auction Service 2
60 Bloomsbury Auctions 171978
61 Bloomsbury Book Auctions 56009
62 Bogota Auction 859
63 Boisgirard Provence Cote DAzur 346
64 Bolaffi SPA 758
65 Bonhams 161724
66 Books by the Falls 667
67 Boon 3137
68 Booth & Williams 352
69 Bourgeault-Horan Antiquarians & Associates, LLC 29
70 Bradford 6239
71 Braislin 1997
72 Brinley 9138
73 Britwell Court 1916 493
74 Bruneau & Co. 2061
75 Brunk Auctions 3629
76 Bruun Rasmussen 49524
77 Bubb Kuyper 183312
78 Burgersdijk and Niermans 44656
79 Butterfield 1319
80 Carlsen Gallery 619
81 Case Antiques, Inc. 1733
82 Castner Auction 29
83 Catawiki B. V. 34129
84 CD David 128
85 CDowning Auctions 293
86 CF Libbie 34633
87 Charles Hamilton 29959
88 Charles Heartman 3033
89 Charles Wood 33965
90 Charlton Hall 1087
91 Check List American Railroads 2707
92 Chinese Question 498
93 Chiswick Auctions 13277
94 Chorley's 568
95 Christian Hesse Auktionen 10201
96 Christies 276104
97 Church 1433
98 Clars Auction Gallery 19027
99 Claude Aguttes 233
100 CNY Book Auctions 219
101 Cohasco 263
102 Collection MC 72
103 Comic Connect 100
104 Connecticut Book Auctions 175
105 Copley Fine Art Auctions 1216
106 Cornette de Saint Cyr 2351
107 Cottone 115
108 Coutau Begarie 4984
109 Couton Veyrac Jamault 28
110 Cowans Auctions 23248
111 Cowans Historic Americana Auctions 1902
112 Dallas Auction Gallery 123
113 Dargate Auction Galleries 420
114 Dawson Book Shop 1189
115 De Baecque and Associes 15239
116 Decker 11230
117 Delvaux 348
118 Dirk Soulis Auctions 9262
119 Dominic Winter Book Auctions 148629
120 Dora Hood 85126
121 Dorotheum 45909
122 Dorothy Sloan Rare Books 6344
123 Doyle New York 28096
124 Drouot Estimations 96
125 DSloan 4295
126 Du Mouchelles 180
127 Dupont 255
128 Dush 863
129 Early American 5431
130 Eberstadt 21456
131 Edward Lefkowicz 1402
132 Eldreds 13265
133 ERA Encheres 1798
134 EV Thompson 614
135 Evans 32214
136 Ferraton 42816
137 Field 1703
138 Field Auction 4879
139 Finarte 3679
140 Florence Number Nine 49
141 Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers 14292
142 Forum Auctions 40986
143 Forum Auctions in Italy 4173
144 Francis Edwards 166736
145 Francis Harper 73
146 FRAYSSE & Associés 1
147 Freemans 27286
148 Freemans Historic USS Constitution Colors 13
149 Galerias Louis Morton 6161
150 Galerie Bassenge 135402
151 Galerie Koller Auctions 9901
152 Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers 1401
153 Gaston & Sheehan Auctioneers, Inc. 3
154 Gateway Gallery Auction 1268
155 George Littlefield 16134
156 Gibson Auction Inc. 404
157 Goelet 895
158 Goldberg Coins and Collectibles 6257
159 Goldschmidt 49633
160 Gonnelli Casa DAste 20758
161 Goodspeed 233888
162 Gowans 309
163 Grays Auctioneers 6143
164 Grogan and Company 584
165 Guernseys 7800
166 Guillaumot Richard 402
167 Gulf Coast Book Auctions 394
168 Hake's Auctions 1522
169 Harmsworth 5068
170 Hartung and Hartung 31862
171 Hauff and Auvermann 39415
172 Hauswedell and Nolte 24873
173 HBradley Martin 48
174 Henkels 322836
175 Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions 17747
176 Heritage Auction Galleries 24901
177 Heritage Auctions 1083996
178 Heritage Map Museum 109
179 Hessney Auction Company 2
180 Hindman Auctions 42
181 HNestler 3022
182 Holabird Associates 1527
183 Holabird Kagin Americana 63964
184 Holliday 1233
185 Hôtel des Ventes Mosan 33
186 Howell 8059
187 Howes US IANA 11600
188 HRS Alabama 1807 to 1840 345
189 HRS Arizona 1860 to 1890 161
190 HRS California 489
191 HRS Chicago Ante Fire 1877
192 HRS Idaho 1839 to 1890 180
193 HRS Iowa 1837 to 1860 195
194 HRS Kansas 1854 to 1876 2034
195 HRS Kentucky 1787 to 1810 812
196 HRS Kentucky Imprints 591
197 HRS Minnesota 1849 to 1865 656
198 HRS Missouri 1808 to 1850 705
199 HRS Nebraska 1847 to 1876 503
200 HRS Nevada 1859 to 1890 522
201 HRS Nevada 1859 to 1890 Add 9
202 HRS New Mexico 1784 to 1876 300
203 HRS Ohio 1796 to 1820 591
204 HRS Tennessee 1793 to 1840 469
205 HRS TN Nashville 481
206 HRS TN Nashville AppA 4
207 HRS TN Nashville AppB 20
208 HRS TN Nashville AppC 10
209 HRS TN Pamphlets and Broadsides 797
210 HRS Utica NY 1799 to 1830 572
211 HRS West Virginia 1791 to 1830 106
212 HRS Wisconsin 569
213 HRS Wisconsin 1850 to 1854 549
214 HRS Wisconsin 1855 to 1858 724
215 HRS Wisconsin 1859 to 1863 712
216 HRS Wisconsin 1864 to 1869 931
217 HRS Wyoming 1866 to 1890 168
218 Huntington1269 308
219 Huntington1309 330
220 Huntington1406 245
221 Huntington1698 1015
222 HV Jones Sale 580
223 HVJones 304
224 HVJones Check List 1746
225 Il Ponte 9688
226 International Autograph Auctions Europe SL 970
227 JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung 8038
228 Jacksons Auction 1001
229 James D Cyr Auctioneer 1311
230 James D Julia Auctioneers 3240
231 JandS 13489
232 Jasper52 312
233 JellyFishTree 2992
234 Jenkins 628
235 Jeschke Greve and Hauff 823
236 Jeschke Hauff und Auvermann 13821
237 Jeschke van Vliet Auctions Berlin GmbH 10574
238 JMW Auction Gallery 2617
239 John Bellman Auctioneers 1489
240 John Howell Books Americana 718
241 John McInnis Auctioneers 5526
242 Johns Western Gallery 2826
243 Johnson 1415
244 Kapandji Morhange 13221
245 Kedem Auctions Ltd. 25985
246 Kenneth Karmiole 12221
247 Kenneth Nebenzahl 5907
248 Keno Auctions 15
249 Kestenbaum and Company 7363
250 Ketterer Kunst Doerling 41819
251 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers 87292
252 Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen 325821
253 KLeach 5502
254 Knotty Pine Auction Service 8648
255 Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic Booksellers 7696
256 Koller Auctions 13772
257 Kraus 569
258 Laird Park 394
259 Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society 18251
260 Lang's Auction, Inc. 464
261 Lathrop Harper 14598
262 Laurence Witten Rare Books 1645
263 Lawrences Auctioneers 1917
264 Le Libraire Alain Ferraton 29331
265 Leekley 373
266 Leland Little Auctions 4080
267 Leonard and Company 1
268 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers 25594
269 LF Robinson 1304 701
270 Librairie Loeb Larocque 1212
271 Light Horse Auctions 169
272 Lion Heart Autographs 625
273 Litchfield County Auctions 301
274 Littell 1141
275 Longs 11280
276 Ludewig 1220
277 Lyon and Turnbull 21640
278 MacManus 65020
279 Madigan 213
280 Maggs 259836
281 Maggs VI 542
282 Map World 422
283 Marc van de Wiele Auctions 24754
284 Marshall 1044
285 Mayfair Book Auctions 70
286 McLemore Auction Company 63
287 Mealys Auctioneers 13093
288 Merwin Clayton Sales Company 275505
289 Merwin Sales Company NY 0
290 Michaans Auctions 3662
291 Michael Brown 781
292 Michael Treloar 3021
293 Mid Hudson Auction Galleries 4473
294 Midland 64251
295 Minerva Auctions Roma 15229
296 Mirabaud-Mercier Auctioneers 6559
297 Montreal Book Auctions 32959
298 Moreshet Auctions 4122
299 Morphy Auctions 5350
300 Morton Casa de Subastas 14491
301 Morton Subastas 21824
302 Mossgreen 948
303 MS Rare Books 34295
304 Murphy 3307
305 Nadeau's Auction Gallery 394
306 NAMagazines 255
307 National Art Galleries 1932 157
308 National Book Auctions 66576
309 Neal Auction Company 4995
310 New England Auctions 2321
311 New England Book Auctions 15928
312 Norris 4311
313 North American Auction Company 2696
314 Northeast Auctions 1898
315 Nosbüsch & Stucke 24292
316 Nye & Company Auctioneers 2585
317 OGER et CAMPER 720
318 OGER et DUMONT 100
319 OGER et SEMONT 531
320 Old World Auctions 62164
321 One Of A Kind Collectibles 777
322 One Of Kind Collectibles 2278
323 OSENAT 7315
324 OShaughnessy 26643
325 Otto Lange 23114
326 Over & Above Online Auction and Estate Sales, LLC 934
327 Paige Auction 1122
328 Pandolfini 2480
329 Parke Bernet 242823
330 Paulo Adams Auction Service 118
331 PBA Galleries 183390
332 PC Petersburg 1786 to 1876 637
333 Pennypacker943 6707
334 Penrose 365
335 Philobiblon Auctions 2552
336 PIASA 40624
337 Picard Audap Solanet Velliet Teissedre 424
338 Pierre Berge and Associes 12084
339 Pilling 5532
340 Plaza Art Auction Galleries 129
341 PosterConnection Inc. 5855
342 Pot of Gold Estate Liquidations DBA AZFirearms.com 245
343 Potomack Company 2174
344 Potter and Potter Auctions 29325
345 Poulin Antiques Auctions 1077
346 Profiles in History 29592
347 Purcell Auctioneers 15196
348 Quagga Rare Books and Art 437
349 Rachel Davis Fine Arts 13791
350 Rago Arts and Auctions 4241
351 Ralph Kristiansen 966
352 Randall and Windle 4447
353 Reiss and Sohn 59368
354 Remy Le Fur and Associes 197
355 RENAUD GIQUELLO ASSOCIES 374
356 Revere Auctions 1081
357 Rice 2645
358 Richard Opfer Auctioneering, Inc. 254
359 Ripley Auctions 313
360 RJM Autographs and Antiques 630
361 RM Smythe 923
362 Robert Brown 163
363 Robert Hayman 9117
364 Robert Siegel Galleries 14864
365 Robinson 9390
366 Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions 48643
367 Rosenbach 8252
368 Rossini 14912
369 Royka Auctioneers Appraisers 176
370 RR Auction 132311
371 Rulon-Miller Books 409
372 RW Olivers 550
373 Sabin 106729
374 Sabin Handy Bib 995
375 Saffronart 100
376 Santa Fe Art Auction 96
377 Sawyer 34396
378 Scott & O'Shaughnessy 4087
379 Scribner 14048
380 Second Story Books 491
381 Shapiro Auctioneers 5
382 Shapiro Auctions 184
383 Sheppards Irish Auction House 264
384 Siebert 1084
385 SJ Winslow Associates 5949
386 Skinner 24037
387 Soler Y Llach 11357
388 Soliday 5224
389 Sotheby Parke Bernet 107473
390 Sothebys 1172190
391 Southern 9651
392 Spink Shreves Galleries 2643
393 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers 5532
394 Stephan Welz & Co. 1262
395 Stephenson's Auctioneers & Appraisers 759
396 Stockholms Auktionsverk 4298
397 Streeter 4423
398 Swaen Map Auction 10376
399 Swann Galleries 411994
400 Sydney Rare Book Auctions 1627
401 Tajan 17412
402 Tennants Auctioneers 177
403 Terry Part I 361
404 Terry Part II 370
405 Terry Part III 444
406 Tessier & Sarrou and Associates 8850
407 The Antiquarian Book 57
408 The Written Word Autographs 7016
409 Thomas Scheler 116
410 Thomaston Place Auction Galleries 2321
411 Thomson Roddick Auctioneers & Valuers 3829
412 Three Rivers Auction Company 437
413 TN Luther Books 35327
414 Tooveys 20705
415 Trafford Books 6405
416 Treadway Toomey Auctions 699
417 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books 31369
418 Trotting Hill Park Books 267
419 University Archives 8216
420 UP James 6491
421 Valley Auctions 453
422 Venator and Hanstein 30784
423 Vermot de Pas 32299
424 Vinson 112
425 Waddingtons 877
426 Walpole Galleries 53757
427 Watkins Americana 184
428 Waverly Auctions 25805
429 Webbs 546
430 William Allen 13871
431 William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals 3927
432 William Parkinson 505
433 William Salloch 11786
434 William Schab 4827
435 Winner's Auctions Ltd 6608
436 Winter Associates 1833
437 Witten 109
438 Woolley and Wallis 1128
439 Wright Howes 12365
440 Yeshiva Ahavas Torah Baranovich 355
441 Zamorano Eighty 80
442 Zisska and Kistner 22702
443 Zisska and Lacher 24862
444 Zisska and Schauer 28797
445 Zwiggelaar Auctions 5986
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Westvaco–Inspirations for Printers,</i> 3 volumes, 1938-61. $200 to $300.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Proef van Letteren, <i>Welk gegooten worden in de Nieuwe Haerlemsche Lettergietery,</i> 1768. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Paul Klee, <i>Bauhaus Ausstellung Juli – Sept.,</i> Weimar, 1923. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Michel Seuphor & Jozef Peeters, <i>Het Overzicht Nos.</i> 22-23-24, Antwerp, 1922. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Wolfrum & Co., <i>Modern Graphik, Serie I…,</i> complete portfolio, 1909. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Gravure et Fonderie deC. Derriey: Specimen-Album,</i> Paris, 1862. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After Frances F. Palmer. The Rocky Mountains. Emigrants Crossing the Plains, 1866. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BIBLE, in English]. <i>The New Testament of Jesus Christ, translated faithfully into English.</i> Rheims, 1582. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BIBLE, in Latin]. <i>Biblia latina.</i> Venice: Franz Renner of Hailbrun [Heilbrunn], 1483. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822). Autograph letter signed ("P. B. S."), to Charles Ollier. Florence, Italy, 15 December 1819. “MY PROMETHEUS IS THE BEST THING I EVER WROTE.” $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> RAMSAY, David (1749-1815). <i>The History of the Revolution of South-Carolina…</i> Trenton: Isaac Collins, 1785. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BINDINGS]. MUIR, John (1838-1914). <i>The Writings of John Muir.</i> Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1916-1924. 10 vols. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [CHICAGO] -- <i>Park & Guide Map of Chicago.</i> Chicago: Jas. Van Vechten, 1873. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After Frances F. Palmer. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [ALLEN PRESS]. SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). <i>Romeo and Juliet.</i> Greenbrae: Allen Press, 1988. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> BEMELMANS, Ludwig (1898-1962). Pencil drawing on paper. 247 x 198 mm, sight, matted and framed. Showing a child shooting at a baby's balloon. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [LOGAN ELM PRESS]. HARVEY, Rebecca. <i>Any Number of Things.</i> Ohio State University, 2013. Single sheet paper scroll. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> BINYON, Laurence (1869-1943). A small archive of letters and pamphlets. $200 to $300.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Travel, Atlases, Maps<br>and Natural History<br>Online Auction<br>27 April – 13 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b><br>Daniel Giraud Elliot. <i>A Monograph of the Phasianidae, or Family of the Pheasants,</i> 1870-1872, coloured plates. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b><br>Georg Braun und Franz Hogenberg. <i>Civitates orbis terrarum.</i> Cologne, 1597-c.1606, 5 volumes, hand-coloured, calf. £140,000 to £200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b> Qianren Huang. "Blue Map" of China. [Daoguang, 19th century]. £60,000 to £80,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Travel, Atlases, Maps<br>and Natural History<br>Online Auction<br>27 April – 13 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b> Abraham Ortelius. <i>Theatrum orbis terrarum,</i> 1595. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b> Maxime Du Camp. <i>Egypte, Nubie, Palestine et Syrie. Dessins Photographiques.</i> Paris, 1852. £100,000 to £150,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b><br>China, Canton School. A superb album of 141 watercolours, c.1800. £70,000 to £100,000.
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