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    antique furniture: bookcases

    Furniture normally found in libraries to hold a number of books

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    • Victorian Mahogany 2 Part Library Bookcase

      Victorian Mahogany 2 Part Library Bookcase

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1860, mid Victorian mahogany 2 part library bookcase. Surmounted by classical Victorian rounded, moulded cornice above a cross banded frieze. The 2 upper doors with glazed arched doors opening to adjustable shelves. The base...

      £1,650.00

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    • Antique George III Mahogany Secretaire Bookcase

      Antique George III Mahogany Secretaire Bookcase

      london city antiques, norwich, united kingdom

      774 Antique George III mahogany secretaire bookcase having an attractive dental moulded cornice above a pair of astragal glazed doors opening to reveal three adjustable shelves. The base boasts a secretaire top drawer which opens...

      £3,950.00

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    • Large Vintage Bookcase, English, Oak, Bookshelf, Cabinet, Mid 20th Century, 1950

      Large Vintage Bookcase, English, Oak, Bookshelf, Cabinet, Mid 20th Century, 1950

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.7654

      This is a large vintage bookcase. An English, oak and pine bookshelf cabinet, dating to the mid 20th century, circa 1950. 

      • Pleasingly tall, vintage library bookshelves standing at 7 feet (84")
      • Displays a desirable aged patina and in good order
      • Select oak presents fine grain interest and deep caramel hues
      • Reverse tiered crown moulding stands prominently above the whole
      • Oak fronted shelves adjust through a range of 127cm (50") at 2.5cm (1") intervals
      • Standing upon stile feet with sinuous shaped brackets to each side

      This is a large vintage bookcase, offering generous shelf space and adjustment to suit many book collections. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 173cm (68'')
      Max Depth: 30.5cm (12'')
      Max Height: 213.5cm (84'')

      Shelf Width: 79cm (31'')
      Shelf Depth: 24cm (9.5'')

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      Large Vintage Bookcase, English, Oak, Bookshelf, Cabinet, Mid 20th Century, 1950

      £1,750.00

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    • Huge, 15' Long Antique Glazed Bookcase, English, Mahogany, Victorian, Circa 1880

      Huge, 15' Long Antique Glazed Bookcase, English, Mahogany, Victorian, Circa 1880

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.7648

      This is a very large antique glazed bookcase. An English, mahogany breakfront library cabinet, dating to the Victorian period, circa 1880. 

      • Truly arresting proportion at a width of 15 feet
      • Displaying a desirable aged patina throughout
      • Select mahogany presents fine grain interest
      • Deep russet hues beam beneath a quality wax polish finish
      • Prominent, tiered crown end cabinets host a pair of shelves
      • 136" wide display surface ideal for reading lamps or ornaments
      • Six central cabinets - four with glazed doors and a pair of decorated field panels
      • Carved emblems with Scottish overtones grace the pleasingly thick field panels
      • Inset oval pattern along the top apron accentuated with carved flowerhead patera
      • Scrolling vine carvings adorn the breakfront aprons flanked by pyramid carvings
      • Repository labels to rear add further period interest
      • Standing upon a deep plinth base with tiered profile - sectioned for ease of moving

      This is an impressively large antique glazed bookcase, with incredible proportion and quality finish throughout. Set for the very grandest of rooms, this breakfront bookcase is a desirable proposition for those with treasured book collections. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home library or institution.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 459.5cm (181'')
      Max Depth: 45.5cm (18'')
      Max Height: 146.5cm (57.75'')

      Top Surface Width: 346cm (136.25'')
      Top Surface Depth: 39.5cm (15.5'')
      Top Surface Height: 117.5cm (46.25'')

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      Huge, 15' Long Antique Glazed Bookcase, English, Mahogany, Victorian, Circa 1880

      £12,750.00

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    • Early 19th Century mahogany bookcase

      Early 19th Century mahogany bookcase

      martlesham antiques, martlesham, united kingdom

      A narrow early 19th Century mahogany open bookcase, consisting of four adjustable shelves on the top section, brushing slide below and two drawers with a fixed shelf in between, the slide and drawers having the...

      £3,350.00

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    • Antique Whatnot Bookshelf, English, Mahogany, Demi-Lune, Bookcase, Victorian

      Antique Whatnot Bookshelf, English, Mahogany, Demi-Lune, Bookcase, Victorian

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.7638

      This is an antique boat-tail whatnot bookshelf. An English, mahogany demi-lune bookcase cabinet, dating to the mid Victorian period, circa 1860. 

      • Dashing bow-front form enhanced with delightful colour
      • Displaying a desirable aged patina throughout
      • Select mahogany shows fine grain interest
      • Basking in rich russet hues beneath a wax polish finish
      • Arranged as graduated shelves across four tiers
      • Generously sized top ideal for display purposes
      • The whole supported by striking reverse barley twist pilasters
      • Standing upon a quartet of squat bun feet

      This is a desirable antique whatnot bookshelf, with graceful boat-tail overtones and delightful colour. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home library.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 127.5cm (50.25'')
      Max Depth: 40.5cm (16'')
      Max Height: 112.5cm (44.25'')

      Shelf Width: 126cm (49.5'')
      Shelf Depth: 38.5cm (15.25'')

      Shelf 1 Height: 17cm (6.75'')
      Shelf 2 Height: 21cm (8.25")
      Shelf 3 Height: 25cm (9.75")
      Shelf 4 Height: 29cm (11.5")

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      Antique Whatnot Bookshelf, English, Mahogany, Demi-Lune, Bookcase, Victorian

      £2,650.00

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    • Large Victorian Oak Open Bookcase

      Large Victorian Oak Open Bookcase

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1890, impressive large oak open bookcase. With simple moulded cornice over 3 sections, each with 6 fixed shelves featuring a moulded and polished fore-edge. Each shelf measures approximately 1 metre in length, and all...

      £3,600.00

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    • Victorian Style four door mahogany cabinet bookcase

      Victorian Style four door mahogany cabinet bookcase

      ruth greggains, wallington, united kingdom

      Victorian style four door mahogany cabinet bookcase. Condition is "Used". Collection in person only. 4 Doors 4 Drawers 4 Cupboards Beveled Glass Brass Handles Timber Shelves Hand Carved Mahogany Wood Listing is for cabinet only not the contents

      £1,750.00

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    • Victorian Mahogany Open Bookcase

      Victorian Mahogany Open Bookcase

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1860, Victorian mahogany open bookcase. The rectangular top with rounded corners and moulded foredges with a mellow colour and original patina. The bookcase section with 3 adjustable, mahogany fronted shelves flanked by pilasters, all...

      £770.00

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    • George I Bureau Bookcase

      George I Bureau Bookcase

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1724, rare George 1st walnut bureau bookcase of neat proportions. The bookcase surmounted by a neat, moulded cornice over a pair of bevel glazed doors (can be re-silvered). The nicely figured walnut doors with...

      £15,500.00

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    • Antique Edwardian Mahogany Revolving Bookcase

      Antique Edwardian Mahogany Revolving Bookcase

      london city antiques, norwich, united kingdom

      Antique Edwardian mahogany revolving bookcase having a quality mahogany serpentine shaped top with a moulded edge. It is supported by mahogany reeded splats and has eight open book shelves supported by a plinth base raised...

      £1,285.00

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    • Jacobean Style Oak Waterfall Bookcase

      Jacobean Style Oak Waterfall Bookcase

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1910, Jacobean style oak waterfall bookcase. With a raised arched back over 4 staggered, deep magazine/bookcase tiers with wavy fore-edges, and shaped side panels. All sitting on a moulded base with a shaped skirt...

      £440.00

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    • Late Edwardian Mahogany Open Bookcase

      Late Edwardian Mahogany Open Bookcase

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      16773 Circa 1900, quality mahogany late Edwardian open bookcase. Surmounted by rectangular polished top in figured mahogany over a dental cornice and plain frieze. The bookcase with 3 adjustable shelves flanked by pilasters supported on...

      £770.00

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    • Victorian Rosewood Revolving Bookcase

      Victorian Rosewood Revolving Bookcase

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      28525 Circa 1890, unusual late Victorian rosewood revolving bookcase. The square top with a figured rosewood panel with satin birch cross banding and moulded edges. The 8 bookcase tiers in solid rosewood and with fluted...

      £1,290.00

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    • Antique Mahogany Sectional Bookcase

      Antique Mahogany Sectional Bookcase

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1920, unusual mahogany sectional bookcase with leaded glass bookcase fronts. The rectangular top in polished mahogany with a finely carved fore-edge, above a fluted frieze. The four bookcase sections with leaded glass and original...

      £880.00

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    • Early 19th Century mahogany open bookcase

      Early 19th Century mahogany open bookcase

      martlesham antiques, martlesham, united kingdom

      Early 19th Century mahogany open bookcase, having decorative three quarter brass gallery on the rounded rectangular top, the bookcase having three adjustable shelves, supported on a plinth base. Circa 1830. 43” x 10” x 40”...

      £1,600.00

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    • Early 19th Century open bookcase

      Early 19th Century open bookcase

      martlesham antiques, martlesham, united kingdom

      Early 19th Century mahogany open bookcase, the rectangular moulded cornice top above a three section compartment with each section having two adjustable shelves, columns either side with bold carved decoration, supported on a moulded plinth...

      £2,750.00

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    • Edwardian Inlaid Mahogany Open Bookcase

      Edwardian Inlaid Mahogany Open Bookcase

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1910, Edwardian Sheraton style inlaid mahogany open bookcase. Surmounted by polished top and moulded frieze with panel of satinwood, boxwood and ebony inlay. The bookcase is flanked by inlaid pilasters and with 3 adjustable...

      £890.00

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    • Mahogany 5 Door Sectional Bookcase

      Mahogany 5 Door Sectional Bookcase

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1920, unusual mahogany 5 door sectional bookcase. The half round fore-edge to the top over a blind fretwork frieze. The 4 glazed and 1 panelled door, each with a pair knob handles, over a...

      £900.00

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    • Antique George IV Mahogany 2 Door Cabinet Bookcase

      Antique George IV Mahogany 2 Door Cabinet Bookcase

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1820, exhibition quality George IV mahogany 2 door cabinet bookcase. The raised, carved and shaped pediment with wreath, scrolls and foliate designs. This is over a pair of glazed doors, opening to adjustable shelves...

      £4,500.00

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    • George I Style Neat Size Walnut Glazed Cabinet / Bookcase

      George I Style Neat Size Walnut Glazed Cabinet / Bookcase

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1910, neat size George I style walnut glazed cabinet/bookcase. The rectangular polished top with crossbanded and moulded foredges over a crossbanded frieze. The 2 astragal glazed doors with rounded bars that opens to an...

      £1,290.00

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    • Antique Victorian Mahogany Open Breakfront Bookcase

      Antique Victorian Mahogany Open Breakfront Bookcase

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1860 with alterations, Victorian breakfront open bookcase in flame mahogany. Surmounted by an arch moulded cornice and with foliate decorations to the crossbanded frieze. The 3 bookcase sections each with 4 adjustable shelves and...

      £2,250.00

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    • Antique Book Slide, English, Rosewood, Mahogany, Library Stand, Victorian, 1900

      Antique Book Slide, English, Rosewood, Mahogany, Library Stand, Victorian, 1900

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.7516

      This is an antique book slide. An English, rosewood and mahogany library stand, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1900. 

      • Fantastic Victorian book slide with gothic revival overtones
      • Displays a desirable aged patina and in good order
      • Eye-catching stocks of rosewood, rich in colour and fine grain interest
      • Mahogany to base presents deep russet hues beneath a wax polish finish
      • Pierced fretwork to each end feature foliate trefoil cut-outs
      • Each slide folds upon a pair of small brass stabilisers
      • Manually operated slide glides smoothly to its maximum width
      • Accommodates books within a 30cm to 49cm range (11.75" and 19.25")
      • Tiered plinth base dressed with quality amber baize below

      This is a delightful antique bookslide, with Gothic taste to the striking pierced fretwork. Offering appeal to bibliophiles and collectors, the slide is delivered polished and ready to display.

      Dimensions:
      Standard Width: 35.5cm (14'')
      Max Depth: 15cm (6'')
      Max Height: 16.5cm (6.5'')

      Extended Width: 51cm (20'')

      Standard Interior Width: 30cm (11.75'')
      Extended Interior Width: 49cm (19.25'')

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      Antique Book Slide, English, Rosewood, Mahogany, Library Stand, Victorian, 1900

      £625.00

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    • Antique Set Of Bookshelves, English, Walnut, Open Bookcase, Victorian, C.1880

      Antique Set Of Bookshelves, English, Walnut, Open Bookcase, Victorian, C.1880

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.7521

      This is an antique set of bookshelves. An English, walnut open bookcase with adjustable shelves, dating to the Victorian period, circa 1880. 

      • Attractive bookshelf with fascinating Doric overtones
      • Displaying a desirable aged patina and in good order
      • Select walnut presents fine grain interest
      • Rich caramel hues beam beneath a quality wax polish finish
      • Tiered crown moulding sits prominently above the whole
      • Arranged as a suit of three generous shelves with height adjustment by toothed brackets
      • Ebonised diamond carvings to each side sit above fluted column motif
      • Standing upon a continuous plinth base with tiered edge

      This is a fascinating antique set of bookshelves, with generously sized shelves for your prized collection of books. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 106cm (41.75'')
      Max Depth: 33cm (13'')
      Max Height: 137.5cm (54.25'')

      Shelf Width: 98cm (38.5'')
      Shelf Depth: 26cm (10.25'')

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      Antique Set Of Bookshelves, English, Walnut, Open Bookcase, Victorian, C.1880

      £1,295.00

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    • Antique Edwardian Mahogany Revolving Bookcase

      Antique Edwardian Mahogany Revolving Bookcase

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1900, Edwardian mahogany neat-sized revolving bookcase. The square top in figured mahogany with moulded edges over 2 tiers, each with 4 bookcase sections with 4 fluted vertical slats on the outside. All revolving on...

      £775.00

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