Exceptionally Large Set Of Bespoke Made Antique ...

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Exceptionally large set of antique pine library bookcase cabinets.

An extremely large set of antique pine bookcase cabinets. They have the provenance of coming from a local Sheriff Court, and we date them to the 1900's.

The bookcases come in five main large sections with their skirting boards, mouldings and cornices. Due to it's bespoke design, this bookcase would need to be installed by a suitable carpenter. We have additional panels of antique pine which could be supplied at no extra cost, with which to tailor the bookcase ends to your exact requirements.

The bookcases are lettered A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J & K. They have three differing depths and three sections create an attractive break front design.

The bookcase doors have brass lattice work with linen fold green curtains to the rear. They would have likely been glazed originally, and have had this lattice work to replace the glass in order to protect the books from sunlight.

The doors are fitted with working locks (keys supplied). Doors A - D are of a standard side hinged design and doors E - H are of a double-hinged design, whereby the two inner doors are hinged to the two outer doors.

The interiors are fitted with height adjustable shelves which sit on small metal pegs housed in a series of holes in the sides of the cabinet.

Each bookcase has an overall height of 102" (259cm).

Bookcase A - B has a width of 107.5" (273cm) and a depth of 14.5" (37cm). The shelves are 53" (135cm) wide by 12" (31cm) deep.

Bookcase C - D has a width of 103.5" (263cm) and a depth of 14.5" (37cm). The shelves are 49" (125cm) wide by 12" (31cm) deep.

Bookcase E - F has a width of 100" (254cm) and a depth of 17" (cm). The shelves are 48" (122cm) wide by 13.5" (35cm) deep.

Bookcase G - H has a width of 100" (254cm) and a depth of 21" (cm). The shelves are 48" (122cm) wide by 17.5" (45cm) deep.

Bookcase J - K has a width of 100" (254cm) and a depth of 17" (cm). The shelves are 48" (122cm) wide by 13.5" (35cm) deep.

The cornice adds an additional 4" (10cm) of depth to each section.

This lovely antique pine court/library bookcase has been constructed to a very high standard and it remains in very good solid condition. There are some minor spots of wear and usage marks, and some marks where they were taken out of the court house.

This set of library bookcases remains as impressive and majestic as when it was originally built. It will surely prove to be an exceptional talking point and provide an excellent amount of storage space for years to come.
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QUALITY VERY LARGE ANTIQUE VICTORIAN CARVED OAK ...

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ATTRACTIVE VERY LARGE ANTIQUE VICTORIAN CARVED OAK GLAZED BREAKFRONT BOOKCASE CABINET.

A LOVELY VICTORIAN OAK BOOKCASE CABINET. WE DATE THIS BOOKCASE TO THE LATE 19th CENTURY.

THIS IS AN ATTRACTIVE, HIGH QUALITY BOOKCASE. THE INTERNAL PANELS HAVE BEEN MADE FROM SOLID MAHOGANY, THIS INCLUDES THE DRAWER LININGS AND SHELVES ALSO.

THE BOOKCASE COMES IN FIVE SECTIONS: THE LARGE BASE SECTION, THREE GLAZED BOOKCASE SECTIONS AND A SEPARATE CORNICE.

THE BASE SITS ON A SLIGHTLY PROTRUDING PLAIN PLINTH BASE AND IS RAISED UP ON RECESSED CASTORS, ALTHOUGH THESE APPEAR TO BE ORIGINAL, THEY CAN BE REMOVED IF REQUIRED.

THE CORNICE IS OF STEPPED DESIGN WITH TWO ROWS OF DETAILED CARVING RUNNING ITS LENGTH. THE CORNICE HAS THREE REMOVABLE CRESTING RAILS THAT SIT ON DOWELS AND ARE ALSO DECORATIVELY CARVED.

THE FRONT OF THE UPPER BOOKCASE HAS FIVE SIDE HINGED GLAZED DOORS. THE DOORS ARE FITTED WITH DECORATIVE CAST DROP LOOP HANDLES MOUNTED ON SHAPELY EMBOSSED BACK PLATES. THESE DOORS ARE FITTED WITH WORKING LOCKS (KEY SUPPLIED).

THE INTERIOR OF EACH BOOKCASE SECTION IS FITTED WITH THREE HEIGHT ADJUSTABLE FULL WIDTH WOODEN SHELVES. THE SHELVES SIT ON WOODEN RAILS HOUSED IN A SERIES OF SLOTS IN THE SIDE PANELS.

THE BASE CABINET COMPRISES OF THREE DRAWERS OVER SIDE HINGED DOOR CUPBOARDS.

THE DRAWERS ARE FITTED WITH DECORATIVE CAST DROP LOOP HANDLES MOUNTED ON SHAPELY EMBOSSED BACKPLATES. THEY ARE FITTED WITH WORKING LOCKS (KEY SUPPLIED). THERE IS A RECESSED CARVED PANEL BETWEEN THE HANDLES ON ALL THE DRAWERS.

THE CUPBOARD DOORS HAVE CARVED RECESSED PANELS. THE DOORS ARE FITTED WITH DECORATIVE CAST DROP LOOP HANDLES MOUNTED ON SHAPELY EMBOSSED BACK PLATES. THESE DOORS ARE FITTED WITH WORKING LOCKS (KEY SUPPLIED). THE CENTRAL DOOR HAS A PAIR OF CARVED SEA SERPENTS TO THE LOWER PANEL.

THE PANELS UP THE EDGES OF THE BOOKCASE AND CORNERS OF THE BREAKFRONT ARE ALSO ATTRACTIVELY CARVED, THERE ARE LION MASKS TO THE TOPS OF THE BASE SECTION.

THE BOTTOM CUPBOARDS ARE FITTED WITH SINGLE FULL WIDTH WOOD SHELVES. THE SHELVES SIT ON WOOD RAILS AT EITHER SIDE.

THE BOOKCASE HAS A HEIGHT OF 107" WITH A BASE HEIGHT OF 37.5", A WIDTH OF 98" AND A BASE DEPTH OF 28".

THE OUTER INTERIOR SHELVES ARE 32" WIDE BY 11" DEEP AND CAN BE ADJUSTED IN 1" INCREMENTS. THE CENTRAL SHELVES ARE 22" WIDE BY 14" DEEP.

THE OUTER DRAWERS ARE 4" HIGH BY 30" WIDE. THE CENTRAL DRAWER IS 18" WIDE.

THE OUTER CUPBOARDS ARE 24.5" HIGH BY 34" WIDE BY 21" DEEP. THE SHELF SITS 12" INSIDE. THE CENTRAL CUPBOARD IS 24.5" HIGH BY 22" WIDE BY 24" DEEP, THE SHELF IS ALSO 12" HIGH.

THIS LOVELY VICTORIAN OAK BOOKCASE CABINET HAS BEEN CONSTRUCTED TO A VERY HIGH STANDARD AND REMAINS IN VERY GOOD SOLID CONDITION WITH ONLY VERY MINOR SURFACE MARKINGS COMMENSURATE WITH AGE AND USAGE. THERE ARE A FEW SMALL INDENTS AND MINOR AREAS OF WEAR TO SOME EDGES AND THE CORNICE HAS A FEW TINY SLIVERS MISSING FROM SOME EDGES.

THIS REMAINS A VERY STYLISH AND ELEGANT VICTORIAN GLAZED BOOKCASE CABINET WHICH WILL CONTINUE TO PROVIDE STERLING SERVICE FOR MANY YEARS TO COME.

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DELIVERY COSTS

COLLECTION IN PERSON - FREE

GLASGOW, EDINBURGH & LOCAL AREA - 40

ENGLAND & WALES - 80

NORTHERN IRELAND - 155
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Attractive Large Antique Victorian Mahogany Glazed Bookcase ...

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A lovely antique mahogany bookcase cabinet. We date this bookcase to the late 19th century.

The bookcase comes in three sections. The cornice, the top section and the base cupboard. The top section has two side hinged glazed doors, the right hand door is fitted with a lock and the left hand side has top and bottom catches. The interior of the cabinet has three adjustable wooden shelves with a scalloped leather front edge.

The base cabinet has two drawers fitted with drop handles on decorative backplates over a cupboard with two side hinged panel doors, the right hand door is fitted with a lock and the left hand door has top and bottom catches (key is supplied). The interior of the cupboard has a mid height removable shelf.

The bookcase has an overall height of 87" (221cm), a cornice width of 53 (135cm), a base width of 50.5" (129cm) and a base depth of 19.5" (50cm).

The internal shelf depth is 10 (25cm).

This lovely bookcase remains in a good solid condition with surface markings commensurate with age and usage, these include a bit of wear to some edges primarily to the edge of the lower left hand side.

This remains a very stylish bookcase cabinet. It could house a nice collection of books etc. and will continue to provide sterling service for many years to come.

DELIVERY COSTS

COLLECTION IN PERSON - FREE

GLASGOW, EDINBURGH & LOCAL AREA - 40

ENGLAND & WALES - 80
SOLD

Attractive Antique Oak Open Floor Bookcase

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A lovely antique oak open floor bookcase. We date this bookcase to the 1920s.

The book case has formerly had glass up & over doors, but they have been removed at some time in the past.

The bookcase sits on two barley twist legs at the front with square section legs to the rear.

The bookcase is fitted with two fixed position shelves and has beaded mouldings around the front edge.

The bookcase has an overall height of 49" (125cm), a width of 34.5 (88cm) and a depth of 11.5" (28cm). The shelves have a depth of 8.5" (21cm).

This lovely antique oak open bookcase remains in very good solid condition with only very minor surface markings commensurate with age and usage.

This remains a very stylish and elegant antique oak bookcase. It could house a good sized collection of books etc. It will continue to provide sterling service for many years to come.

DELIVERY COSTS

COLLECTION IN PERSON - FREE

GLASGOW, EDINBURGH & LOCAL AREA - 40

ENGLAND & WALES - 70
SOLD