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Magnificent Huge Beautifully Figured Mahogany Antique Library Bookcase

Magnificent Huge Beautifully Figured Mahogany Antique Library Bookcase
Current Price: £3,750.00 Buy Item
Time Left: 27 days 16 hours 58 min
Bids: 0
Location: Clitheroe

Item Details


  • Product Type: Bookcases
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Style: Louis XIII, Louis XV/ Neoclassical, Louis XVI, Mission, Regency, Renaissance, Romantic, Venetian, Victorian, William & Mary, William IV
  • Age: 1800-1899
  • Material: Mahogany

Lapada Antique Furniture Dealer

Driscolls Antiques Ltd

Magnificent Huge Beautifully Figured Mahogany William IV Antique Library Bookcase

Made and stamped by The Renowned Cabinet Maker John Taylor and Son, Edinburgh and constructed from the finest quality mahogany timbers, this eye catching library bookcase dates from around 1830.  With a moulded cornice above two glazed doors with moulded edges, side pilasters and key with working lock.  The interior has three adjustable shelves and provide ample storage for all those books.  The lower section has a moulded top above two cupboard doors with moulded edges and key with working lock, and each interior has one adjustable shelf.  This breath taking antique stands on a plain plinth and splits into two sections for easy removal.  The mahogany has aged to a rich shade with a striking grain, good patina, is in very good condition and has been beautifully cleaned using a traditional form of wax finishing.

Approximate Dimensions

Height:257cm / 101 inches

Width:165cm / 65 inches

Depth:53cm / 21 inches 

Ref  No : 05684

Items of this age and quality are becoming very rare to find, they are not just a beautiful piece of furniture but also a very good investment. A piece of furniture of this quality should sell for around £6000. In a London antique shop it may have a price tag of well over £8000.


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Here at Driscolls Antiques we are well known for stocking a large selection of ever changing quality antique furniture competitively priced. As Members of LAPADA Driscolls Antiques Ltd are committed to upholding high standards of practice and the sale of good quality authentic antique furniture. A purchase from us can be made with complete confidence.


Payment details

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Delivery details

We do most of our own deliveries in the UK. Delivery is usually two men and fully assembled.

Delivery in very busy times can take up to 28 days or alternatively you would be welcome to collect or arrange your own courier.

This is an approximate price guide.

England, Wales and Scotland £120+VAT fully insured. If you buy more than one item then usually, only an additional £40+VAT is charged per item.

Ireland £160 +VAT    

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