Our Stock # 18.6542. This is a vintage Asprey's of London reference library. An English, leather-bound compendium of 8 books, replete with oak display stand, dating to the early 20th century, circa 1925. Lovingly thumbed over the last century.
Displaying a timeworn, desirable patina. Leather bound in dark russet hues with beautiful gilt pages. Displayed on an angled, oak book shelf.Binding to covers has come loose from seven of the set. All covers present, one replacement spine. Internal quality of each book is fortunately in very good order. Covers topics such as French and Latin quotes, the Classics and a French & English Dictionary. An Asprey's Gazettee, Encyclopaedia and World Atlas make for fascinating, period reference. This is a fantastic vintage reference library, whose tomes have been graced by enthusiastic users for decades. Well suited for ornamental display on a desk or for the bibliophile collector. Delivered ready for the home.
Dimensions: Max Width: 20cm (7.75'') Max Depth: 16.5cm (6.5'') Max Height With Books: 19.5cm (7.75''). Shelf Width: 18.5cm (7.25") Shelf Depth: 8.5cm (3.25"). We offer a prompt and economical worldwide service, please Let us know your country and zip / post code and we will get the best possible service and cost for you. Please do ask, we'd love to hear from you.About Us We are a team passionate about antiques and customer service. Our business is nothing without customer service. All items for sale can be viewed at our studio by prior arrangement, please let us know when you would like to come down. Available when collecting from our studio or along with some deliveries. We will get the best possible service and cost for you. Most welcome by prior arrangement from our warehouse in Devon. Packing We professionally pack every item and encourage recycling of the materials where possible.
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This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Bookcases\20th Century". The seller is "londonfine" and is located in Devon. This item can be shipped worldwide.