Welcoming Dominic Somerville-Brown

Welcoming Dominic Somerville-Brown

Rare Books Specialist Joins the Lyon & Turnbull Team

We are delighted to welcome Specialist Dominic Somerville-Brown to the Lyon & Turnbull Rare Books, Manuscripts & Maps team.

Dominic Somerville-Brown


Dominic is the newest member of our Edinburgh team, joining our Rare Books, Manuscripts & Maps department. Following graduation from the University of Oxford with a BA in Arabic, Dominic began his career working with rare books in 2014.

After working for a leading antiquarian bookseller in London, he then moved to working as a specialist in rare books at auction houses across the UK. He has handled libraries in fields including travel and natural history.

Dominic will be covering for Assistant Head of Department Cathy Marsden during her maternity leave, looking after all aspects of our regular specialist Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs auctions. He will be the main point of contact in the department for any queries either about buying and selling at auction.



Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs


Lyon & Turnbull’s dedicated team of Rare Books, Manuscripts & Maps specialists have established an international reputation for their auctions, selling both through our UK auction house, and via live online auctions. Our specialists are experts not only on books and manuscripts, but also on current market conditions, an essential combination to the successful sale of fine antiquarian books, modern first editions, folios, autographed letters and important archives.


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