Antique Bookcases

Shop for Antique Bookcases for sale on Antiques world. We offer a large selection of traditional antique bookcases for sale with cheap UK delivery available from the Georgian, Regency & High Quality Victorian and Edwardian periods in fine woods such as Mahogany, figured Walnut and Solid Oak, beautifully restored using traditional methods.

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The History of Antique Bookcases

The antique bookcase provided 18th and 19th century furniture designers a new suitable subject for architectural themes. Massive breakfront library bookcases were made with ornate cornices and pediments which in turn were decorated with urns, busts and decorative carving. These major pieces of furniture were viewed as statements of wealth, culture and...