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Design for a Bookcase with Writing Desk

This design combines a case for book storage with a writing desk and is therefore essentially a precursor to the secretary desk which would emerge in the 17th century. Since not many bookcases from before 1600 ... more

Bookcase (one of a pair)

During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries Rome was the capital of the Papal States. All the important administrative departments of the Roman Catholic Church were located within its walls. Of these, the S... more

Bookcase (one of a pair)

During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries Rome was the capital of the Papal States. All the important administrative departments of the Roman Catholic Church were located within its walls. Of these, the S... more

Lady's Writing Table and Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Library Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Desk and Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Moldings for Library Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Library Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Library Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Library Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Library Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Moldings for Desk and Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Desk and Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Library Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Moldings for Gothic Library Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Dressing Chest and Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Desk and Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Desk and Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Moldings for Gothic Library Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Gothic Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Moldings for Library Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Desk and Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Moldings for Gothic Library Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Library Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Library Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Moldings and Plan for Column on Door of Library Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Moldings for Library Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Library Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)

Desk and bookcase

The most famous pieces of furniture made by the leading cabinetmaking families of Newport, the Townsends and the Goddards, are the desks and bookcases with block fronts and six or nine shells. On these, the tri... more

Desk and Bookcase

Probably made in Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States

Bookcase

Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Desk and bookcase

According to late-nineteenth-century tradition, this desk was in George Washington’s headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts, during the Siege of Boston (April 1775–March 1776). Consequently, it was exhibited ... more

Desk and bookcase

Among the most impressive forms of American furniture, the desk and bookcase was a symbol of its owner’s mercantile and intellectual achievements. On this example, a carved finial bust of a young woman, likely ... more

Secretary and bookcase

Joseph Bramah (British, Stainborough Lane Farm 1749–1814 Pimlico)

Desk and bookcase

This tall and stately secretary, fashioned of the finest figured mahogany, is a masterpiece from the shop of Nathaniel Gould, the leading cabinetmaker of Salem, Massachusetts, in the third quarter of the eighte... more

Still life: a drum and a bookcase for the Noh Dance

Kubo Shunman (Japanese, 1757–1820) (?) Edo period (1615–1868)

Bookcase

Martin Carlin (French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)

Desk and Bookcase

Made in Eastern Long Island, New York, United States

Desk and Bookcase

This desk and bookcase is exceptional in quality and condition. The proportions are good, the richly figured tiger-stripe maple carefully selected and precisely wrought. The original red finish, in imitation of... more

Desk and Bookcase

Made in United States

Bookcase of Cabinet Design

Anonymous, British, 19th century

Desk and Bookcase

John Davey inscribed his name seven times on the drawers of this desk and bookcase; the signature of his son John Davey Jr., who at the time was undoubtedly still serving his apprenticeship, appears twice. Anot... more

Books and a Bookcase

Keisai Eisen (Japanese, 1790–1848)

Desk and Bookcase

This H-shaped desk and bookcase may be the most unusual example of high-style furniture produced in the Federal period. Its design was inspired by the "Sister's Cylinder Bookcase," plate 38 in Thomas Sheraton'... more

Cylinder Desk and Bookcase

The exacting craftsmanship, rarely seen roll-top mechanism, and first-quality woods indicate that this bookcase was certainly made by one of the finest furniture establishments in the United States. One particu... more

Bookcase

The overlay of Gothic tracery, trefoils, and cluster columns on this otherwise classical bookcase reveals the emerging interest in the Gothic Revival style in New York beginning in the mid-1830s. The lower sect... more

[Bookcase at Lacock Abbey]

William Henry Fox Talbot (British, Dorset 1800–1877 Lacock)

Bookcase

Made in New York, United States

Bookcase

Made in New York, United States

Bookcase from "Historic Studies in Vaud, Berne and Savoy, etc. (Memoir.)"

This image has been taken from scan 000182 from volume 02 of "Historic Studies in Vaud, Berne and Savoy, etc. (Memoir.)". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by user... more

Library - Mauretania

This photograph shows the bookcase in the library of the Mauretania. Situated on the boat deck, along with a lounge, music room and smoking room, the library was one of many first-class facilities on board the ... more

View of Interior for Paris Exhibition 1925, Bookcase Wall Elevation

Erik Gunnar Asplund (Swedish, Stockholm 1885–1940 Stockholm)