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Bookcases & Display Shelves

 Number of items : 64

Late Regency Mahogany Dwarf Open Bookcase Late Regency Mahogany Dwarf Open Bookcase

A fine late Regency period figured mahogany dwarf breakfront open bookcase, with three frieze drawers flanking columns and a plinth base. Circa 1835.

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H :39.96in (101.5 cm)
W :61.81in (157 cm)
D :15.16in (38.5 cm)

!8th Century Mahogany Secretaire Bookcase

A fine George III period 18th century mahogany library bookcase, with dentil and blind fret decorated cornice over astragal glazed doors and a well fitted secretaire drawer, with graduated oak lined drawers below the whole cross banded in goncalo alvez and boxwood strung. Retaining mostly original gilt brass handles and bracket feet. Circa 1780.

H :87.01in (221 cm)
W :46.46in (118 cm)
D :22.64in (57.5 cm)
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!8th Century Mahogany Secretaire Bookcase

Georgian Mahogany Waterfall Bookcase Georgian Mahogany Waterfall Bookcase

A very fine Georgian solid mahogany waterfall bookcase, with a shaped top inset with turned roundels over open shelves and two drawer base, on short turned legs and original brass castors. Circa 1810. Of fine colour.

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H :58.86in (149.5 cm)
W :36.02in (91.5 cm)
D :13.78in (35 cm)

Regency Mahogany China Cabinet or Bookcase

A fine and rare small size Regency period mahogany bookcase or china cabinet, in the manner of Gillow's. The cornice fitted with a secret compartment over a glazed top and cupboards below flanked by reeded turned columns, the whole decorated with ebony mouldings. Circa 1820.

H :70.08in (178 cm)
W :43.70in (111 cm)
D :16.93in (43 cm)
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Regency Mahogany China Cabinet or Bookcase

Regency mahogany Breakfront Side Cabinet Bookcase Regency mahogany Breakfront Side Cabinet Bookcase

A fine Regency period mahogany breakfront side cabinet with panelled doors enclosing an adjustable shelf, flanked by open bookshelves and carved pilasters, on wonderful original carved lion paw feet. Circa 1820. In the manner of Gillows.

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H :35.24in (89.5 cm)
W :55.31in (140.5 cm)
D :15.94in (40.5 cm)

Rare Regency Mahogany Display Shelves

A fine and rare Regency period mahogany four tier buffet or display shelves, with spindle turnings and base drawer retaining original handles on slender turned legs and original brass castors. Circa 1820.

H :56.10in (142.5 cm)
W :34.25in (87 cm)
D :13.98in (35.5 cm)
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Rare Regency Mahogany Display Shelves

Regency Mahogany Bookcase or China Cabinet Regency Mahogany Bookcase or China Cabinet

A fine Regency period mahogany bookcase or china cabinet with ebony inlayed decoration and rare brass glazing bars over two drawers and grill door base on short sabre feet. Circa 1810

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H :87.01in (221 cm)
W :61.02in (155 cm)
D :21.65in (55 cm)

Mid 18th Century Mahogany Bookcase or China Cabinet

A very fine mid 18th century Georgian mahogany bookcase or china cabinet with a broken arch pediment and dentil and blind fret cornice over thirteen pane glazed doors, below is a book slide and long drawer retaining original handles and panelled cupboards, on ogee bracket feet. Possibly North Country. Circa 1760.

H :91.54in (232.5 cm)
W :44.49in (113 cm)
D :18.90in (48 cm)
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Mid 18th Century Mahogany Bookcase or China Cabinet

Edwardian Mahogany Revolving Bookcase Edwardian Mahogany Revolving Bookcase

A very fine late 19th century/Edwardian mahogany and satinwood inlayed two tier double revolving bookcase, profusely inlayed with urns and floral swags on a turned column and four splay base retaining the original brass lion paw castors. Circa 1900.

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H :34.25in (87 cm)
Dia :18.31in (46.5 cm)

Regency Rosewood Side Cabinet

A very fine Regency period rosewood two door dwarf cabinet with white Carrera marble top over engine turned ormolu capped columns flanking glazed doors with ormolu anthemion interior grills. Fitted two original adjustable shelves. Circa 1815.

H :35.24in (89.5 cm)
W :36.61in (93 cm)
D :14.37in (36.5 cm)
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Regency Rosewood Side Cabinet

George III Mahogany Secretaire Bookcase George III Mahogany Secretaire Bookcase

A fine George III period mahogany library bookcase banded in satinwood with gothic astragal glazing and carved anthemions, over a fitted satinwood secretaire drawer and oak lined graduated drawers on splay bracket feet. Circa 1780.

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H :91.34in (232 cm)
W :49.21in (125 cm)
D :22.83in (58 cm)

Regency Rosewood Open Bookcase

A fine Regency period rosewood dwarf open breakfront bookcase with turned flanking columns, adjustable shelves and a plinth base. Circa 1820.

H :35.83in (91 cm)
W :69.29in (176 cm)
D :13.19in (33.5 cm)
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Regency Rosewood Open Bookcase

Georgian Mahogany Secretaire Bookcase Georgian Mahogany Secretaire Bookcase

A fine Georgian mahogany and ebony line inlayed library bookcase, with arched cornice over astragal glazing and satinwood fitted secretaire drawer, three further sycamore lined drawers and original splay feet. Circa 1810.

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H :91.34in (232 cm)
W :42.32in (107.5 cm)
D :19.49in (49.5 cm)

Regency Mahogany Waterfall Bookcase

A good late Regency period mahogany waterfall bookcase with panel door cupboard base on turned tapering legs. Circa 1825

H :50.98in (129.5 cm)
W :28.15in (71.5 cm)
D :12.80in (32.5 cm)
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Regency Mahogany Waterfall Bookcase

Regency Mahogany Bookcase Regency Mahogany Bookcase

A good Regency period mahogany bookcase or china cabinet with Egyptian styled ebony strung pediment in the manner of Thomas Hope over glazed doors, two drawers and cupboard base on original splay feet. Circa 1810. RD.

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H :92.52in (235 cm)
W :42.13in (107 cm)
D :18.11in (46 cm)

Pair of Hepplewhite Satinwood Side Cabinets

A very fine pair of Hepplewhite period satinwood dwarf side cabinets, with bandings in rosewood and purple heart and ebony line inlay. The six pane doors enclosing original adjustable shelves. Circa 1785. See: Norman Adams. 18th Century English Furniture. Page 220. For a related design.

H :35.04in (89 cm)
W :37.80in (96 cm)
D :12.40in (31.5 cm)
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Pair of Hepplewhite Satinwood Side Cabinets

Georgian Mahogany Secretaire Bookcase Georgian Mahogany Secretaire Bookcase

A fine Georgian mahogany and ebony line inlayed library bookcase, with reeded glazing bars over a fiddle back mahogany fitted secretaire and graduated drawers on original splay feet. Circa 1800.

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H :90.94in (231 cm)
W :43.70in (111 cm)
D :20.87in (53 cm)

Georgian Mahogany Breakfront Bookcase

A fine and original George III period mahogany breakfront library bookcase with reeded glazing bars over a fitted satinwood secretaire drawer and cupboard base, flanked by graduated drawers all retaining the original brass handles, the cupboard fitted sliding trays. Circa 1795.

H :89.57in (227.5 cm)
W :92.91in (236 cm)
D :21.65in (55 cm)
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Georgian Mahogany Breakfront Bookcase

Late Regency Dwarf Bookcase Cabinet Late Regency Dwarf Bookcase Cabinet

A very fine quality late Regency period walnut dwarf side cabinet or bookcase with two adjustable shelves. Circa 1830. Makers stamp for C. Hindley and Sons. Oxford St. London. See: Dictionary of English Furniture Makers. 1660-1840.

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H :35.83in (91 cm)
W :48.03in (122 cm)
D :15.75in (40 cm)

George II Mahogany Book or China Cabinet

A fine George II period small mahogany bookcase or china cabinet, with glazed and fielded panel doors enclosing adjustable shelves, on original bracket feet. All door edges are cock-beaded and the waist has a concealed slide. Circa 1740.

H :71.06in (180.5 cm)
W :39.96in (101.5 cm)
D :15.16in (38.5 cm)
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George II Mahogany Book or China Cabinet

Regency Mahogany Side Cabinet Regency Mahogany Side Cabinet

A fine Regency period mahogany side cabinet with arched open shelves over four drawers and a panelled cupboard base enclosing one adjustable shelf, raised on original turned feet. Circa 1815.

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H :53.94in (137 cm)
W :30.51in (77.5 cm)
D :14.96in (38 cm)

George III Mahogany Secretaire Bookcase

A fine George III period mahogany library bookcase, with arched reeded glazing bars, over a fully fitted ebony strung secretaire drawer and three further graduated drawers on splayed bracket feet. Circa 1810.

H :91.34in (232 cm)
W :43.70in (111 cm)
D :20.87in (53 cm)
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George III Mahogany Secretaire Bookcase

Late Regency Corner What-not Late Regency Corner What-not

A rare late Regency period mahogany three tier corner what-not or buffet, with turned supports, tapering legs and original gilt brass castors. Circa 1830.

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H :44.49in (113 cm)
W :25.98in (66 cm)
D :25.98in (66 cm)

William IV Rosewood Etagere

A fine small William IV period rosewood three tier étagère, with crisply carved foliate end supports to scroll feet and original brass castors. Circa 1830.

H :30.71in (78 cm)
W :22.05in (56 cm)
D :14.76in (37.5 cm)
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William IV Rosewood Etagere

Regency Mahogany Library Bookcase Regency Mahogany Library Bookcase

A very fine Regency period mahogany library bookcase, with open shelves over four panel doors flanked by carved pillasters, the doors with double reeded box corner decoration in the manner of Gillows, on a plinth base. Circa 1825.

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H :96.06in (244 cm)
W :75.59in (192 cm)
D :18.50in (47 cm)

Small Chippendale Secretaire Bookcase

A fine small Chippendale period mahogany library bookcase, with astragal glazed doors over a fitted secretaire and three graduated drawers. Retaining the original gilt brass rococo handles and bracket feet. Circa 1770.

H :81.50in (207 cm)
W :39.37in (100 cm)
D :14.96in (38 cm)
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Small Chippendale Secretaire Bookcase

Regency Waterfall Secretaire Cabinet Regency Waterfall Secretaire Cabinet

A fine small Regency period mahogany and ebony strung waterfall bookcase, with open shelves over a satinwood secretaire drawer, and cupboards below. Raised on original turned feet and brass castors. Circa 1820.

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H :54.72in (139 cm)
W :30.31in (77 cm)
D :16.93in (43 cm)

Regency Mahogany Table Shelves

A good small set of Regency period solid mahogany waterfall table bookshelves, on small turned feet. Circa 1815.

H :22.05in (56 cm)
W :36.61in (93 cm)
D :8.27in (21 cm)
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Regency Mahogany Table Shelves

Regency Open Bookcase Regency Open Bookcase

A fine small Regency period mahogany dwarf open bookcase, with channelled mouldings on a plinth base. Circa 1820.

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H :38.98in (99 cm)
W :36.61in (93 cm)
D :10.04in (25.5 cm)

Chippendale Secretaire Bookcase

A fine small Chippendale period mahogany library bookcase, with flower carved and fluted cornice over astragal glazing and fitted secretaire drawer, on original stepped bracket feet. Mahogany lined. Circa 1770.

H :87.01in (221 cm)
W :38.58in (98 cm)
D :21.46in (54.5 cm)
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Chippendale  Secretaire Bookcase

Regency Side Cabinet Regency Side Cabinet

A very fine Regency period mahogany and ebony line inlayed side cabinet with two tier super-structure, brass mouldings and Egyptian monopodia, on original Mellon feet. Circa 1815. RD.

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H :65.16in (165.5 cm)
W :36.22in (92 cm)
D :18.31in (46.5 cm)

Regency Mahogany Bookcase

A good Regency period mahogany library bookcase, with four original adjustable shelves over a waist drawer and panelled cupboard doors, flanked above and below by carved pilasters. Circa 1825. (Restorations).

H :90.94in (231 cm)
W :56.30in (143 cm)
D :13.98in (35.5 cm)
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Regency Mahogany Bookcase

Small Regency Secretaire Bookcase Small Regency Secretaire Bookcase

A fine small regency period mahogany secretaire bookcase, with arched cornice over reeded glazing bars and fitted writing drawer. All oak lined graduated drawers and original splay feet. Circa 1810.

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H :32.28in (82 cm)
W :57.09in (145 cm)
D :24.80in (63 cm)

Georgian Mahogany Secretaire Bookcase

A good Georgian mahogany library bookcase with reeded gothic glazing bars, over a satinwood fitted secretaire drawer and three graduated drawers below. The whole inlaid with ebony stringing, on original splay feet. Circa 1790.

H :88.58in (225 cm)
W :46.46in (118 cm)
D :20.87in (53 cm)
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Georgian Mahogany Secretaire Bookcase

Regency Rosewood Side Cabinet Regency Rosewood Side Cabinet

A fine Regency period rosewood dwarf side cabinet, with adjustable shelves enclosed by glazed doors, flanked by moulded panels and carved corbels. On original small turned feet. Circa 1820.

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H :37.40in (95 cm)
W :48.23in (122.5 cm)
D :11.42in (29 cm)

Regency Breakfront Bookcase

A fine Regency period mahogany breakfront open bookcase with adjustable shelves, the base with centre panelled cupboards doors. Circa 1800. RD.

H :90.16in (229 cm)
W :105.51in (268 cm)
D :16.14in (41 cm)
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Regency Breakfront Bookcase

George III China Cabinet / Bookcase George III China Cabinet / Bookcase

A fine George III period mahogany and satinwood banded china cabinet or bookcase, with glazed doors over brass grill and pleated silk doors, on original square tapering legs. Circa 1800.

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H :88.78in (225.5 cm)
W :47.64in (121 cm)
D :20.28in (51.5 cm)

George II Breakfront Bookcase

A fine early George II period mahogany breakfront library bookcase, with four glazed doors over a fitted secretaire drawer and graduated oak lined drawers, flanked by cupboards. Circa 1760.

H :93.31in (237 cm)
W :68.50in (174 cm)
D :20.87in (53 cm)
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George II Breakfront Bookcase

George III Library Bookcase George III Library Bookcase

A very fine George III period mahogany Library bookcase, with compass inlayed swan-neck pediament over astragal glazing and panelled cupboard base, enclosing fitted drawers, on original bracket feet. The whole double cross-banded in satinwood and purple heart and retaining the original gilt brass handles. Circa 1785.

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H :92.52in (235 cm)
W :49.61in (126 cm)
D :17.72in (45 cm)

George III Secretaire Bookcase

A fine George III period mahogany library bookcase with astragal glazing over a fitted secretaire drawer, inlaid with boxwood stringing, all oak lined and fitted original brass handles and bracket feet. Circa 1770. RD.

H :92.72in (235.5 cm)
W :47.24in (120 cm)
D :24.02in (61 cm)
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George III Secretaire Bookcase

Regency Waterfall Cabinet Regency Waterfall Cabinet

A fine Regency period mahogany waterfall cabinet, with original shaped three quarter gallery above shelves and panelled door base. The base fitted adjustable book shelves on original turned Gillows pattern feet. Circa 1825.

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H :57.87in (147 cm)
W :36.42in (92.5 cm)
D :15.55in (39.5 cm)

Antique Walnut Dwarf Bookcase

A fine early Victorian burr and figured walnut dwarf breakfront bookcase, with glazed doors flanked by spiral twist columns and open shelves. Banded in tulipwood, with original adjustable shelves, and brass lock. Circa 1840.

H :38.58in (98 cm)
W :75.00in (190.5 cm)
D :16.54in (42 cm)
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Antique Walnut Dwarf Bookcase

Georgian Secretaire Bookcase Georgian Secretaire Bookcase

A fine George III period figured mahogany secretaire library bookcase, with gothic arch and pear drop cornice, over astragal glazing. A fully fitted satinwood secretaire drawer with rare secret compartment, above a cupboard door base shaped apron and splay feet. Banded through out in tulipwood and fitted original oval brass handles. Circa 1780.

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H :92.52in (235 cm)
W :49.21in (125 cm)
D :23.82in (60.5 cm)

Regency Waterfall Bookcase

A good Regency period mahogany Waterfall bookcase, with figured panel cupboard door base, and original turned ball feet. Circa 1825. RD.

H :57.28in (145.5 cm)
W :10.24in (26 cm)
D :11.02in (28 cm)
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Regency Waterfall Bookcase

Regency Open Bookcase Regency Open Bookcase

A good Regency period mahogany open bookcase with button set cornice above adjustable shelves and flanking pillasters. Circa 1825. RD.

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H :86.61in (220 cm)
W :60.63in (154 cm)
D :13.78in (35 cm)

Georgian Corner Cupboard

A good Georgian mahogany hanging corner cupboard with fifteen pane astragal glazed door, and bone shield escutcheon. Circa 1795.

H :39.96in (101.5 cm)
W :27.95in (71 cm)
D :15.35in (39 cm)
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Georgian Corner Cupboard

Regency Breakfront Bookcase Regency Breakfront Bookcase

A fine Regency period mahogany breakfront library bookcase, with glazed upper section over drawers and figured panel door base. In rare original order. Circa 1825.

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H :96.06in (244 cm)
W :91.14in (231.5 cm)
D :15.75in (40 cm)

Georgian Breakfront Bookcase

A very fine and original Georgian mahogany breakfront library bookcase, with astragal glazing over crossbanded cupboard door base. Circa 1815. Provenance: Sold by Avon Antiques. Bradford on Avon 1985.

H :87.80in (223 cm)
W :101.57in (258 cm)
D :17.32in (44 cm)
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Georgian Breakfront Bookcase

Regency Secretaire Bookcase Regency Secretaire Bookcase

A fine small Regency period mahogany and ebony inlaid bookcase, with arched cornice and reeded glazing bars, over a fitted secretaire with satinwood interior and cupboards below on original sabre feet. Circa 1810.

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H :81.50in (207 cm)
W :31.30in (79.5 cm)
D :18.11in (46 cm)

Regency Dwarf Bookcase

A fine Regency period rosewood dwarf open bookcase, with flanking columns terminating in gilt brass cappings to the breakfront outline, fitted two original adjustable shelves. Provenance, Framfield Place, East Sussex. Circa 1825.

H :36.42in (92.5 cm)
W :50.98in (129.5 cm)
D :12.80in (32.5 cm)
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Regency Dwarf Bookcase

Wall Display Cabinet Wall Display Cabinet

A good small Regency period mahogany hanging wall display cabinet, with wavy shaped gallery and astragal glazed doors. Circa 1830.

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H :24.80in (63 cm)
W :33.86in (86 cm)
D :5.91in (15 cm)

Waterfall Bookcase

A very fine Sheraton design mahogany waterfall standing bookshelf. Boxwood strung with pleated cupboard doors, on original turned feet and brass castors. Circa 1810. RD.

H :52.36in (133 cm)
W :25.98in (66 cm)
D :12.99in (33 cm)
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Waterfall Bookcase

Regency Dwarf Bookcase Regency Dwarf Bookcase

A fine Regency period rosewood dwarf bookcase, with original gilt brass gallery, over two glazed doors with flanking pillasters in the manner of Gillows. Fitted three adjustable shelves. Circa 1820.

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H :42.13in (107 cm)
W :40.94in (104 cm)
D :15.94in (40.5 cm)

Regency Secretaire Bookcase

A good small Regency period mahogany secretaire bookcase, with reeded glazing bars over a well fitted secretaire and graduated drawers. Of fine colour. Circa 1825. RD.

H :83.86in (213 cm)
W :39.37in (100 cm)
D :20.87in (53 cm)
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Regency Secretaire Bookcase

Regency Dwarf Open Bookcase Regency Dwarf Open Bookcase

A fine Regency period rosewood dwarf open bookcase with moulded pillasters and carved cappings, four adjustable shelves. Bears paper label on reverse of T Willson, Great Queen Street, London. Circa 1825.

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H :34.84in (88.5 cm)
W :78.15in (198.5 cm)
D :14.17in (36 cm)

Georgian Secretaire Bookcase

A fine small George III period mahogany library bookcase with running dentil cornice and gothic astragal glazing, over a yew wood fitted secretaire and graduated drawers. Original brass handles and bracket feet. Circa 1775. Provenance: Shillinglee Park, Surrey.

H :82.87in (210.5 cm)
W :42.91in (109 cm)
D :22.24in (56.5 cm)
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Antique Display Cabinet Antique Display Cabinet

A fine late Regency period satinwood two tier display cabinet, with mirror backed upper half. Circa 1830. RD.

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H :66.14in (168 cm)
W :42.72in (108.5 cm)
D :13.19in (33.5 cm)

Secretaire/Shelves

A fine George III period mahogany secretaire,with open shelf superstructure and satinwood interior over one long drawer and square tapering legs. Circa 1800. RD.

H :59.84in (152 cm)
W :30.71in (78 cm)
D :21.26in (54 cm)
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Bookcase Bookcase

A fine Regency period mahogany cupboard base bookcase, with astragal glazing and original turned feet. Circa 1820. RD

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H :90.55in (230 cm)
W :50.39in (128 cm)
D :19.49in (49.5 cm)

Oak Dresser

A fine 18th century Shropshire oak dresser and rack, fitted spice drawers, and original fret brackets, mostly original handles and bracket feet. Wonderful colour and patina. Circa 1770.

H :75.98in (193 cm)
W :61.02in (155 cm)
D :20.08in (51 cm)
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Bookcase Bookcase

A fine small Regency period mahogany waterfall open bookcase, ebony strung with two base drawers and original turned feet. Circa 1815.

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H :44.88in (114 cm)
W :27.95in (71 cm)
D :11.02in (28 cm)

China Cabinet

A very fine Sheraton period mahogany and rosewood china cabinet/bookcase. The fret brass inlayed and gothic drop arch cornice, over glazed doors,all set with crossbanded and boxwood line decoration. Fitted secretaire drawer, and rare turned double front leg supports. Circa 1795.

H :81.50in (207 cm)
W :36.81in (93.5 cm)
D :19.69in (50 cm)
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China Cabinet

Regency Bookcase Regency Bookcase

A fine quality Regency period mahogany library bookcase, with two frieze drawers, and moulded scrolling pillasters flanking cupboards, of fine colour. Circa 1820.

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H :89.76in (228 cm)
W :49.21in (125 cm)
D :16.14in (41 cm)

Breakfront Bookcase

A very Fine George III period mahogany breakfront Library bookcase with fretted swan-neck pediament and gothic pear drop cornice over astragal glazing. The base with shallow secretaire drawer, graduated drawers and flanking oval strung cuboards. Circa 1770.

H :102.95in (261.5 cm)
W :74.02in (188 cm)
D :21.06in (53.5 cm)
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Breakfront Bookcase


Here we feature our wide collection of antique bookcases and antique shelves. Our stock often includes wall display china cabinets, Regency bookcases, a Georgian breakfront/secretaire bookcases, antique Mahogany bookcase/library shelf and a Georgian rosewood cabinet.

The Regency period is known for its elegance and fine artistry and all the items in our collection reflect this. The Regency period was the decade of 1811-1820 but the Regency era extended beyond that. A few fine examples from our stock include a fine Regency period mahogany breakfront open bookcase and Regency waterfall bookcase. Our Georgian collection includes a George III period mahogany and satinwood bookcase.

Bookshelves in the today's  homes are not reserved solely for storing books. They can easily function as a great place for displaying decorative items . Similarly with shelves.