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JCP Universe Perflect Large Bookshelves-Cabinets by Sam Baron
By Sam Baron
Located in Cantu, IT
“They need new mirrors more than they need strange new worlds to find aliens” Haiku by Alistair Gentry Inspired from the middle age and Renaissance gravures about the optical illus...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Bookcases

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Metal

Layers Large Glass Bookshelves, by Design Nendo from Glas Italia
By Glas Italia
Located in Macherio, IT
Layers Bookshelves is shown here in the matte extralight lacquered glass, and in large size of the two tables. Bookshelves in white matt extralight lacquered glass, 8+8 mm. thick lam...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Bookcases

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Glass

An Early 20th Century Pair of French Neoclassical Style Bookshelves
Located in Petworth, West Sussex
A pair of large neoclassical style gilt and painted pine open bookcases, early 20th century, circa 1900-1910, simulated Portor and Siena marble decor, each with a moulded cornice abo...
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Early 20th Century French Neoclassical Bookcases

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Pine

Tubular Bookshelf by Another Human, Large, Modern Sculptural Bookshelf
By Another Human
Located in Los Angeles, CA
The tubular bookshelf by Another Human is an extension of the Tubular family of products that was introduced in 2017 with the tubular magazine rack. Drawing inspiration from Bauhaus ...
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21st Century and Contemporary North American Post-Modern Bookcases

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Metal

Molteni&C D.355.1 Large Suspended Bookcase Shelf in White by Gio Ponti
By Molteni & C, Gio Ponti
Located in New York, NY
Part of the Molteni&C Heritage Collection is a re-make of the D.355.1 suspended bookshelved by iconic designer Gio Ponti. The D.355.1 hanging bookcase, is an interior complement that...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Bookcases

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Wood

Nendo Large Drop Bookcases in Anthracite Matte Lacquered Metal for Cappellini
By Cappellini, Nendo
Located in New York, NY
An ingenious challenge against the force of gravity, the Drop, by Nendo, is a two-sided column bookshelf offered in 3 different heights. The Drop bookshelves are made of matte lacque...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Bookcases

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Metal

Nendo Large Drop Bookcases Matte Lacquered Laser-Cut Sheet Metal for Cappellini
By Cappellini, Nendo
Located in New York, NY
An ingenious challenge against the force of gravity, the Drop, by Nendo, is a two-sided column bookshelf offered in 3 different heights. The Drop bookshelves are made of matte lacque...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Bookcases

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Metal

Ghidini 1961 Frame Book Case in Bolivar Wood by Stefano Giovannoni
By Ghidini 1961, Stefano Giovannoni
Located in Villa Carcina, IT
Stefano Giovannoni designs frame for Ghidini1961, a new collection composed of sofas, armchairs, dining and coffee tables, bookshelves and cabinets. Everything starts from a simple e...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Bookcases

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Wood

Antique Inlaid Mahogany Secrétaire Bureau Bookcase
Located in London, GB
Impressive & extremely high quality antique Sheraton style satinwood secrétaire bookcase in excellent condition & dating from circa 1930s period. The top section has two astral-gl...
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Vintage 1930s English Sheraton Bookcases

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Mahogany

Antique Inlaid Mahogany Secretaire Bureau Bookcase
Located in London, GB
Impressive and extremely high quality antique Sheraton style satinwood secretaire bookcase in excellent condition and dating from circa 1930s period. The top section has two astra...
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Vintage 1930s English Sheraton Bookcases

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Mahogany

Two-Piece Italian Modern Wall Unit
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This stunning Mid-Century Modern pair of bookshelves feature plenty of room for storage and display. A functional design with many shelves, a large compartment hidden by sliding door...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Bookcases

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Teak

  • Two-Piece Italian Modern Wall Unit
  • Two-Piece Italian Modern Wall Unit
  • Two-Piece Italian Modern Wall Unit
  • Two-Piece Italian Modern Wall Unit
H 79.5 in. W 33.75 in. D 16.5 in.
Chapo B17 Book Shelve in Solid French Elm, 1960
By Pierre Chapo
Located in Antwerp, BE
Pierre Chapo, bibliothèque, model no. B17, elm, France, 1960s. Great patina on the wood, one of the earliest shelves made. This is a rare and large model 'B17', shelves designed...
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Shelves

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Elm

  • Chapo B17 Book Shelve in Solid French Elm, 1960
  • Chapo B17 Book Shelve in Solid French Elm, 1960
  • Chapo B17 Book Shelve in Solid French Elm, 1960
  • Chapo B17 Book Shelve in Solid French Elm, 1960
H 74.81 in. W 88.98 in. D 13.78 in.
Early Pierre Chapo Version 'B17' Bibliothèque in Solid Elm
By Pierre Chapo
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Pierre Chapo, bibliothèque, model no. B17, elm, France, 1960s.  This is a rare and large model 'B17' - shelves designed by Pierre Chapo. It is the largest version of this quintessen...
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Shelves

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Elm

Large Modular Bookshelve Model Oscar
Located in Courbevoie, FR
Modular library furniture "Oscar" designed in 1952 by Didier Rozaffy Those modules has been produced in 1974 and 1975. Composed of 3 columns of 4 elements: a bar, a secretary, three...
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Vintage 1950s French Bookcases

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Mahogany

  • Large Modular Bookshelve Model Oscar
  • Large Modular Bookshelve Model Oscar
  • Large Modular Bookshelve Model Oscar
  • Large Modular Bookshelve Model Oscar
H 18.12 in. W 29.53 in. D 16.93 in.
Exceptional Pair of Vintage Lucite étagère or Bookshelves
Located in Stamford, CT
Offered here is a pair of vintage 1970-80's thick lucite étagères with glass shelves. They are not adjustable but can accommodate large books and decorative objects.
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Vintage 1970s American Bookcases

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Lucite

Gloss White Wall Unit or Bookshelves, One of a Kind
Located in Kansas City, MO
This large white wall unit is perfect for art display, books, and would make a great audio entertainment storage unit as well. The distance between shelves is 15 1/2 inches. On the ...
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1990s American Modern Shelves

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Wood

Three Black and White Modernist Metal Bookshelves, Netherlands 1960s
By Friso Kramer, Tomado
Located in bergen op zoom, NL
An easy to assemble and adjustable metal book shelving system from the 1960's The black enamelled uprights combined with the white metal shelves give these shelvings a minimal moder...
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Bookcases

Antique Oak Bookcase, Library Bookcase, Tiger Oak Bookshelves, 1870, B1043
Located in Vancouver, BC
Antique oak bookcase, library bookcase, tiger oak bookshelves, Scotland 1870, B1043 Scotland, 1870 Flared molded cornice above Four large glass doors with rounded molding Each secti...
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Antique 1870s Scottish Victorian Bookcases

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Oak

Large English Bookcase of Mahogany
Located in Austin, TX
A fine large English bookcase of mahogany, featuring an upper tier with cornice and dentile moulding, two astragal glazed doors enclosing three adjustable bookshelves and the lower c...
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Antique 19th Century English Bookcases

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Brass

  • Large English Bookcase of Mahogany
  • Large English Bookcase of Mahogany
  • Large English Bookcase of Mahogany
  • Large English Bookcase of Mahogany
H 84 in. W 49 in. D 23 in.
Large English Apothecary Bookcase, Hand-Painted
Located in Port Chester, NY
This very decorative bookcase has bookshelves, drawers, and cupboards, with the old drawers and cupboards fitted into the new frame. The label paintings look very authentic, and mak...
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20th Century English Bookcases

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Wood

Large Breakfront Bookcase Cabinet, Mahogany, Glazed, Georgian Revival
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a large breakfront bookcase cabinet. A mahogany, glazed, Georgian revival, cabinet crafted in the late 20th century. Impressive, large bookcase crafted in select mahogany Go...
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Late 20th Century English Georgian Bookcases

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Mahogany

Tubular Bookshelf by Another Human, Large, Modern Sculptural Bookshelf
By Another Human
Located in Los Angeles, CA
The tubular bookshelf by Another Human is an extension of the Tubular family of products that was introduced in 2017 with the tubular magazine rack. Drawing inspiration from Bauhaus ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Bookcases

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Steel

Patinated and Large Pierre Chapo Solid Elm Bibliothèque B17B
By Pierre Chapo
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Pierre Chapo, bibliothèque, model no. B17B, elm, France, 1960s. This is a rare and large Model 'B17' - shelves designed by Pierre Chapo. It is the largest version of this quintess...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Bookcases

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Elm

Pierre Chapo Patinated and Large Solid Elm Bibliothèque B17B
By Pierre Chapo
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Pierre Chapo, bibliothèque, model no. B17B, elm, France, 1960s. This is a rare and large Model 'B17' - shelves designed by Pierre Chapo. It is the largest version of this quintess...
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Bookcases

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Elm

Late 1800 Large Arts & Crafts Mission Style Open Bookcase or Cupboard
Located in Lisse, NL
Handcrafted, large and separable/dismountable bookcase. This early and large Arts & Crafts bookcase with its subtle style elements and unconventional top makes a great statement pie...
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Antique Late 19th Century European Arts and Crafts Bookcases

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Oak

Massive 19th Century Victorian Oak Bookcase
Located in Gloucestershire, GB
Very large oak bookcase made of good faded oak with mudullary rays. The top has large bookshelves which are totally adjustable and the base has large lockable cupboard doors with she...
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Antique 19th Century British Victorian Bookcases

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Oak

Pair of Harvey Probber Display & Storage Cabinets
By Harvey Probber
Located in Hingham, MA
Pair of tall open display cases or shelving and storage units by Harvey Probber. Ebonized oak and rosewood doors. Open glass shelves are illuminated from above. Could easily functi...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

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Rosewood, Glass

Pair of Maison Jansen Steel and Brass Etageres
By Maison Jansen
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Stately pair of steel and brass bookshelves by Jansen. Each one has six glass shelves plus the top. Designed in the neoclassical style with X stretchers on sides and large acorn fini...
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20th Century French Neoclassical Shelves

19th Century Blue and Gray Scottish Open Shelf Bookcase
Located in Troy, MI
Circa 1880 Scottish bookcase has a blue gray painted finish, a base with four large drawers, a top section of four open bookshelves, and decorative, dental-style molding at the top....
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Antique 19th Century British Bookcases

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Brass

Mahogany breakfront bookcase by Edwards and Roberts
By Edwards & Roberts
Located in Cheshire, GB
Large antique four door mahogany and marquetry inlaid breakfront bookcase cupboard by Edwards and Roberts. Having pierced swan neck pediment above four large astragal glazed doors op...
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Antique Late 19th Century British Victorian Bookcases

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Mahogany

Antique Georgian Style Mahogany Bookcase
Located in London, GB
This large impressive mahogany two section bookcase is antique Georgian style and dates to around the 1950s period. The top section has two doors with well designed astral-glazing, b...
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Vintage 1950s English Georgian Bookcases

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Mahogany

Antique Inlaid Mahogany Breakfront Open Bookcase
Located in London, GB
Large antique Sheraton style mahogany breakfront open bookcase, with some fine inlays of satinwood & other exotic woods. It's in excellent condition, having just been French polished...
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Vintage 1950s English Victorian Bookcases

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Mahogany

Practical Size Antique Late 19th Century Mahogany Revolving Bookcase on Wheels
Located in Lisse, NL
Striking and rare size mahogany bookcase. Apart from being rare, stylish and beautiful this late 19th century and all handcrafted revolving bookcase is extra practical, because of...
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Antique 19th Century English Victorian Bookcases

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Brass, Iron

Antique Victorian Mahogany Open Bookcase
Located in London, GB
Large original early Victorian mahogany open bookcase in two sections and with three partitions in each. All the bookshelves are adjustable and side in and out on grooves. Although v...
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Antique 1840s British Victorian Bookcases

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Mahogany

Pair of Antique Military Campaign Style Mahogany Bookcase
Located in London, GB
Large pair of antique military Campaign style mahogany bookcases in excellent condition and dating from circa 1950s period. They have plenty of character and some fine features, like...
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Mid-20th Century English Campaign Bookcases

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Mahogany

Antique Georgian Style Breakfront Mahogany Secretaire Bookcase
Located in London, GB
This large very impressive mahogany breakfront secretaire bookcase is antique Georgian style dating from around the 1950s period and it’s of very high quality. Please enlarge all the...
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Vintage 1950s English Georgian Bookcases

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Mahogany

Antique George IV Mahogany Bookcase
Located in London, GB
This large antique George IV mahogany bookcase is wonderful quality and in completely original condition, right down to the hand blown glass. George IV furniture date from the 1820s-...
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Antique 19th Century English George IV Bookcases

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Mahogany

  • Antique George IV Mahogany Bookcase
  • Antique George IV Mahogany Bookcase
  • Antique George IV Mahogany Bookcase
  • Antique George IV Mahogany Bookcase
H 93 in. W 51 in. D 18 in.
Antique Arts & Crafts Walnut Secretaire Bookcase
Located in London, GB
Very impressive large antique Victorian secretaire bookcase from the Arts & Crafts period in solid walnut dating from circa 1880s period. Please enlarge all the images to see all the...
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Antique 1880s English Arts and Crafts Bookcases

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Walnut

Art Nouveau Cast Iron and Wood Adjustable Book Shelves
Located in Minneapolis, MN
While these brackets look at first glance to be an Art Nouveau, details in the piece reveal it to also be designed with Ionic style elements. Lamb’s tongue detailing runs up along th...
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Antique 1890s American Art Nouveau Bookcases

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Metal

Early Pierre Chapo Version 'B17' Bibliothèque in Solid Elm
By Pierre Chapo
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Pierre Chapo, bibliothèque, model no. B17, elm, France, 1960s.  This is a rare and large model 'B17' - shelves designed by Pierre Chapo. It is the largest version of this quintess...
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Shelves

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Elm

Louis XV Style French Antique Biblioteque Bookcase with Clock, 20th Century
Located in Shippensburg, PA
An intricately veneered case with a lovely form and dimension, this very fine bookcase is crafted in the Louis XV taste during the height of the Belle Epoque period at the turn of th...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Belle Époque Bookcases

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Bronze

American Chippendale Style Walnut Bookcase, Benchmade, 20th Century
Located in Shippensburg, PA
This American Chippendale style walnut bookcase has been crafted to the highest standards using period techniques and some of the finest selections of pure solid walnut. The vivid g...
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Late 20th Century American Chippendale Bookcases

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Walnut

Finely Benchmade Chippendale Style Walnut Bookcase, 20th Century
Located in Shippensburg, PA
FINELY HAND CRAFTED CHIPPENDALE STYLE WALNUT BOOKCASE Period construction of the highest grade, branded "W" on top of lower case; c. 20th Century Item # 508LRF02P This America...
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20th Century American Chippendale Bookcases

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Walnut

Large Bookshelves For Sale on 1stDibs

There is a range of large bookshelves for sale on 1stDibs. Each of these unique large bookshelves was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, wood and plastic. We have 5 antique and vintage large bookshelves in-stock, while there are 7 modern editions to choose from as well. Large bookshelves have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 20th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. There are many kinds of large bookshelves to choose from, but at 1stDibs, Modern, Mid-Century Modern and Neoclassical large bookshelves are of considerable interest. Large large bookshelves can prove too imposing for some spaces, so the smaller large bookshelves available at 1stDibs — each spanning 21.5 inches in width — may make for a better choice. There have been many well-made large bookshelves over the years, but those made by Cappellini, Pierre Chapo and Nendo are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much are Large Bookshelves?

The average selling price for at 1stDibs is $5,447, while they’re typically $1,900 on the low end and $28,000 highest priced.

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