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

To complement our tens of thousands strong client database, these sales are illustrated and held live on the internet, feature on dedicated specialist websites such as and are also advertised in publications including the Antiques Trade Gazette which allows us to reach the worldwide market place and achieve the best prices possible.

Previous sale highlights can be found in the slideshows on this page, alternatively past auctions catalogues with results can be viewed below or see our sales results page for a full listing.

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Expect:   Leather   Calf   Plate   Binding   Page   Illustration   Cover   Novel   First Edition   Set   Autobiography   Signed   Reference   Author   Volume   Map   Dedication   Prologue   Bound   and a whole lot more.....


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 528939 or via email

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