Thomson Roddick hold monthly dedicated Antiquarian & Collectable Book Auctions monthly in Carlisle and twice yearly in Edinburgh. Books, of all types, are also a regular feature in our home furnishings and interiors sales, with a variety available in almost every auction.

Thomson Roddick illustrate all specialist sales on the internet, on our own website and on dedicated specialist websites such as and and also in magazines including the Antiques Trade Gazette.

Recent Highlights include Specimens of Native Cloth from the South Sea which realised £42,000. American War of Independence, 2 folio account ledgers £6,200 and Marie Riddell, Voyages to the Madeira and the Leeward Islands which sold for £2300

John D Thomson FIA (Scot), our book specialist and is always happy to conduct free, no-obligation valuations, whether that be in person, via email or in the comfort of your own home. If making an email enquiry for books, a list of titles showing publisher, date and author is useful. He can be contacted at our Carlisle saleroom on 01228 525939 or via email

Alternatively, you can contact us at the Auction Centres below.