An Early 19th Century Mobile Bookshelf March 6, 2015 – Posted in: books in design, product design – Tags: , , ,

Regency book carrier a

Check out this cool little piece of book furniture. 

Hailing from the Regency era this little book carrier, ca. 1820,  offered a nifty way to carry some of your books around.

Regency book carrier b

Here’s the full description: An attractive Regency period two sided Book Carrier incorporating a single drawer with fine cedar linings, the upper section with delicately turned spindles, the ends with swan shaped motifs.

Regency book carrier

Regency book carrier c

I can just see some literate royal filling it up with a beautiful leather-bound set of his/her favorite author and heading for the garden.

It’s being offered by Windsor House Antiques and can be had for  £2300.


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