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    antique furniture: library furniture

    Library furniture created to aid reading in a quiet room normally consisting of bookcases and reading tables

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    • Antique Book Trough, English, Satinwood Novel Rack, Art Nouveau, Edwardian, 1910

      Antique Book Trough, English, Satinwood Novel Rack, Art Nouveau, Edwardian, 1910

      london fine limited, exeter, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.8450

      This is an antique book trough. An English, satinwood novel rack with Art Nouveau taste, dating to the Edwardian period, circa 1910.

      • Fascinating spade shape ends and striking stocks
      • Displays a desirable aged patina and in good order
      • Excellent satinwood stocks show fine grain interest
      • Beautiful light amber hues beam beneath a wax polish finish
      • Distinctive end stiles accentuated with pokerwork finish
      • Ideal for keeping your favourite novels to hand upon an elegant rest

      This is an eye-catching antique book trough, ideal for the coffee table or mantlepiece. Delivered ready to use.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 46cm (18'')
      Max Depth: 22cm (8.75'')
      Max Height: 25.5cm (10'')

      Trough  Width: 48.5cm (19'')
      Trough  Depth: 11.5cm (4.5'')  

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      Antique Book Trough, English, Satinwood Novel Rack, Art Nouveau, Edwardian, 1910

      £725.00

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    • Antique Book Trough, Scottish, Oak, Novel Stand, Aesthetic Period, Victorian

      Antique Book Trough, Scottish, Oak, Novel Stand, Aesthetic Period, Victorian

      london fine limited, exeter, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.8446

      This is an antique book trough. A Scottish, oak novel stand with Aesthetic period taste, dating to the Victorian era, circa 1880.

      • Wonderful Gothic and Jacobean overtones for the reader
      • Displays a desirable aged patina and in good order
      • Select oak profusely carved and turned with rich caramel hues
      • Striking end stiles enthusiastically shaped with leaf and fan motif
      • Quartet of turned rails host a selection of favourite books and novels

      This is a superb antique book trough, with a highly distinguished aesthetic appeal. A treat for the book lover and ideal to keep nearby. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 43cm (17'')
      Max Depth: 27cm (10.75'')
      Max Height: 21cm (8.25'')

      Rest Width: 37.5cm (14.75'')
      Rest Depth: 9cm (3.5'') 

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      Antique Book Trough, Scottish, Oak, Novel Stand, Aesthetic Period, Victorian

      £495.00

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    • Pair Of Antique Decorative Bookends, Chinese, Onyx, Book Rest, Victorian, C.1900

      Pair Of Antique Decorative Bookends, Chinese, Onyx, Book Rest, Victorian, C.1900

      london fine limited, exeter, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.8421

      This is a pair of antique decorative bookends. A Chinese, onyx book rest, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1900.

      • Charming Oriental craftsmanship in delightful book form
      • Displays a desirable aged patina and in good order
      • Onyx shows appealing vein detail and with a cool, tactile feel
      • Dressed with protective leather pads to the base
      • Ideal for the mantlepiece or upon display shelves
      • Weighing a reassuring 1.78kg and 1.69kg respectively (3.92 lb and 3.72 lb)

      This is an appealing pair of antique decorative bookends. Pleasingly heavy and tactile. Delivered polished and ready for use.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 8.5cm (3.25'')
      Max Depth: 10cm (4'')
      Max Height: 14cm (5.5'') 

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      Pair Of Antique Decorative Bookends, Chinese, Onyx, Book Rest, Victorian, C.1900

      £695.00

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    • Pair Of Antique Decorative Bookends, Italian, Giltwood, Book Rest, Victorian

      Pair Of Antique Decorative Bookends, Italian, Giltwood, Book Rest, Victorian

      london fine limited, exeter, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.8375

      This is a pair of antique decorative bookends. An Italian, giltwood book rest, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1900.

      • Dazzling bookends with superb tonality and Italianate taste
      • Displays a desirable aged patina with some light markings commensurate with age
      • Striking giltwood beams golden tones throughout
      • Classic plume of feathers motif set within a foliate border decorates the fascia
      • Hand applied crosshatch pattern to the reverse

      This is a charming pair of antique decorative bookends, with great colour and classic overtones. Delivered ready to display.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 12cm (4.75'')
      Max Depth: 12cm (4.75'')
      Max Height: 15cm (6'') 

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      Pair Of Antique Decorative Bookends, Italian, Giltwood, Book Rest, Victorian

      £395.00

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    • Pair Of Small Antique Elephant Bookends, Anglo Indian, Ebony, Victorian, C.1890

      Pair Of Small Antique Elephant Bookends, Anglo Indian, Ebony, Victorian, C.1890

      london fine limited, exeter, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.8351

      This is a pair of small antique elephant bookends. An Anglo-Indian, ebony and bone carved animal novel or book rest, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1890.

      • Graced with copious character and appeal for the reader
      • Displaying a desirable aged patina and in good order throughout
      • Deftly carved ebony presents deep hues and fine grain interest
      • Tusks and toe detail in a contrasting warm cream hue
      • Of diminutive size, ideal for storing novels upon a wall shelf or within a cabinet

      This is a fascinating pair of antique bookends, wonderfully crafted into an inviting elephant form. Delightful for the regular novel reader, upon a desktop or shelf. Delivered waxed, polished and ready to enjoy.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 7.5cm (3'')
      Max Depth: 15.5cm (6'')
      Max Height: 13.5cm (5.25'') 

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      Pair Of Small Antique Elephant Bookends, Anglo Indian, Ebony, Victorian, C.1890

      £1,245.00

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    • Set Of Antique Metamorphic Library Steps, English, Oak, Folding Chair, Georgian

      Set Of Antique Metamorphic Library Steps, English, Oak, Folding Chair, Georgian

      london fine limited, exeter, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.8251

      This is a set of antique metamorphic library steps. An English, oak folding chair, dating to the late Georgian period, circa 1820.

      • Fascinate guests with this attractive example of meubles à surprises - or surprise furniture
      • Displays a desirable aged patina and in very good order
      • Quality oak stocks show fine grain interest and an abundance of medullary rays
      • Striking caramel hues beam beneath a quality wax polish finish
      • A fine addition to the home library - elevate yourself to reach your favourite book
      • Lifting the top step, the turned upper section rotates into place as a charming seat
      • Once folded, the top step section rests securely against the lower step base
      • Turned spindles present a distinctive back rest, with similar spindle front legs on a cylindrical foot

      This is a captivating set of antique metamorphic library steps, rotating smoothly into a fascinating reading chair. Perfect for the home library or reading nook, this versatile piece will delight guests. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Chair Width: 45.5cm (18'')
      Chair Depth: 36.5cm (14.25'')
      Chair Height: 94.5cm (37.25'')

      Steps Width: 45.5cm (18'')
      Steps Depth: 54.5cm (21.5'')
      Steps Height: 69.5cm (27.25'') 

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      Set Of Antique Metamorphic Library Steps, English, Oak, Folding Chair, Georgian

      £2,850.00

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    • Mahogany American Chippendale Architectural Model Of An Alcove.

      Mahogany American Chippendale Architectural Model Of An Alcove.

      koos limburg jnr, glen prosen, united kingdom

      Mahogany American Chippendale Architectural Model Of An Alcove. Attributed to Newport, Rhode Island, Boston. Interesting to see is that the carved crispy shell is carved from one block of mahogany. The top and bottom mouldings...

      £3,850.00

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    • William IV Rosewood Library Table

      William IV Rosewood Library Table

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1830. A Good William IV rosewood library table. The rectangular table with rounded corners is polished on all sides making it free-standing. To the front, there are two drawers in the frieze with stylish...

      £1,750.00

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    • 19th Century mahogany library steps

      19th Century mahogany library steps

      martlesham antiques, martlesham, united kingdom

      19th Century mahogany bed / library steps, with three green leather lined steps decorated with blind and gold tooling, having curl veneer on the step fronts, with each step edge decorated with carved beading, the...

      £1,500.00

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    • Aesthetic Movement Oak Metamorphic Library Chair

      Aesthetic Movement Oak Metamorphic Library Chair

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1890. An aesthetic oak metamorphic library chair. Elegant back with carved shaped top rail and well carved cross rail. Solid seat, hinged towards the front, when in the open position forms a four-tread tapering...

      £650.00

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    • George IV Library Chair

      George IV Library Chair

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1825 A good George IV mahogany framed and upholstered library chair, the raised upholstered back arms and seat finished with piping and gimp, the front of the chair with 2 proud columns which are...

      £1,250.00

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    • Rare Decorative Book Barrow

      Rare Decorative Book Barrow

      adam woolf, london, united kingdom

      This unusually small Book Barrow is constructed in teak. The wheel is bound with the original brass surround. General condition is good, with minor wear. An extremely decorative item. English, circa 1900.

      £675.00

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    • George IV Rosewood Library Chair

      George IV Rosewood Library Chair

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1820. An exhibition quality George IV rosewood library chair. The shaped back with paper fold edges, upholstered back arms and seat. The mahogany frame slopes down from the top to a padded arm rest...

      £3,500.00

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    • Mahogany Library Steps

      Mahogany Library Steps

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1900 a mahogany five thread set of library steps. The slightly A framed set with five threads(steps), back of the frame is braced with a single mahogany strap, towards the base there's conforming stretchers,...

      £1,200.00

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    • A Set of Library Steps.

      A Set of Library Steps.

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1900 a quality set of stained beech fixed library steps. The five shaped steps held in place by simple supports with beaded edge, rising to a flat rectangular top with a fixed holding arm...

      £1,250.00

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    • Antique 19th Century Sheraton Revival Inlaid Mahogany Revolving Bookcase

      Antique 19th Century Sheraton Revival Inlaid Mahogany Revolving Bookcase

      london city antiques, norwich, united kingdom

      Antique 19th century Sheraton revival inlaid mahogany revolving bookcase having an attractive mahogany shaped top with pretty satinwood centre inlay depicting bell flowers, petals, foliage & urns and double boxwood line inlay to the edges,...

      £2,895.00

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    • 19th Century mahogany library steps

      19th Century mahogany library steps

      martlesham antiques, martlesham, united kingdom

      19th Century mahogany library steps with three green leather lined steps decorated with blind and gold tooling, the top step having a hinged lift up lid to reveal a spacious compartment space, the front of...

      £3,037.00

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    • 19th Century mahogany library steps

      19th Century mahogany library steps

      martlesham antiques, martlesham, united kingdom

      Set of 19th Century mahogany library steps / step commode, the three steps having a green leather with blind and gold tooling, the top step having a turned gallery and the front panel lifts down...

      £1,550.00

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    • George IV Rosewood Library Table

      George IV Rosewood Library Table

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1830, George IV rosewood library table. With green embossed leather writing surface and broad cross banding over large drawers with turned knob handles and faux drawers to the back (it is freestanding). On trestle...

      £2,750.00

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    • 19th Century mahogany library steps

      19th Century mahogany library steps

      martlesham antiques, martlesham, united kingdom

      19th Century mahogany bed / library steps, with three green leather lined steps decorated with blind and gold tooling, having curl veneer on the step fronts, the top and middle step opening to reveal compartments,...

      £900.00

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    • Oak Metamorphic Library Steps and Chair

      Oak Metamorphic Library Steps and Chair

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1850, oak metamorphic library steps and chair. With heraldic shield to the back and 4 rondels which cover old repairs leading on to a large oak seat. There is a hinged section to the...

      £750.00

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    • Aesthetic Movement Oak Metamorphic Chair

      Aesthetic Movement Oak Metamorphic Chair

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1880, Aesthetic movement oak metamorphic chair/library steps. The chair has chamfered rails with cut out gothic trefoil decorations and is supported on rectangular uprights. It folds to a sturdy four-step ladder. Stock No. 6869

      £625.00

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    • Rare Pine and Green Leather Library Table

      Rare Pine and Green Leather Library Table

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1860, rare pine library table. The rectangular top with rounded corners and moulded edges has a gilt embossed green leather writing surface. It has a pair of frieze drawers with brass knobs and a...

      £1,450.00

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    • Edwards and Roberts Wardour Street Library Table William IV

      Edwards and Roberts Wardour Street Library Table William IV

      canaanantiques, abergavenny, united kingdom

      Edwards and Roberts Wardour street library table William IV, C1820. super colour and condition, all original. Before purchasing please contact us with your address details so we can quote you a delivery price. Buyer is...

      £450.00

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    • Pine Library Stepladder

      Pine Library Stepladder

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1900, an A frame pine library stepladder with 5 steps. Each of the treads has a simple moulded front. The ladder is double sided and is fixed underneath with a large rectangular stretcher. Nice...

      £250.00

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