large midc19th mahogany 2 section library bookcase

Large mid-C19th mahogany 2 section library bookcase.



Item Ref

ML 1610


Large mid-C19th mahogany 2 section library bookcase.
Double-height divided open library bookcase raised on a plinth base with flared cornice to the upper section . Fitted throughout with fully adjustable 'ladder-rack' shelving . The top section of shallow depth , having probably been reduced in proportion at some point in its history . The sides of the bookcase being stained and polished pine as often the case in furniture of this type and period , thus imitating the mahogany of the rest of the piece .
Good quality timber, with a pleasing faded mellow colour .
All original shelves and back-boards.
Constructed to 2 parts for ease of movement and transportation .
**NB. The top section is very shallow and suitable for only for novels and paperback books or for display. See measurements below.
H (overall) 108"
W (extreme) 68"
Depth (base) 11". Shelves 10"
Depth (top) 6.5" . Shelves 5.5"
H (base) 42"
H (top) 66"
England c.1850
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 1610


Height = 275 cm (108")
Width = 174 cm (69")
Depth = 29 cm (12")

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