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Vintage & Antique Bookcases for Sale

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Far and away one of the most desirable antique items for any home or business is the bookcase. While sometimes understated in its construction, the bookcase remains the perfect place to stack and display not just your books and files, but also the vast array of ornaments we all somehow accumulate. Although new examples are of course available, antique and vintage bookcases are usually preferred not only because they are made of solid timber which will prove a far better long-term investment, but because of the varieties of style and shape available.


From mighty Breakfront or Library bookcases to smaller waterfall or revolving bookcases or simple open bookcases, we have examples to suit any size of space. If you are looking for something with glazed doors and writing or cabinet storage below then antique Bureau, Secretaire and Library bookcases will add a touch of elegance every time. We even have pairs of matching bookcases for balancing out the look of the room.


At Love Antiques we have an impressive selection of Antique and Vintage bookcases for all your storage needs.  

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Small Oak Open Bookcase

Worboys Antiques

Small Oak Open Bookcase

£ 240

€280
$302
Small Oak Open Bookcase

Small Oak Open Bookcase

£ 240

€280
$302

Worboys Antiques

Antique Victorian Mahogany Bookcase

£ 695

€812
$874
Antique Victorian Mahogany Bookcase

Antique Victorian Mahogany Bookcase

£ 695

€812
$874

Penderyn Antiques

Antique Victorian Mahogany Open Bookcase

£ 1,250

€1,460
$1,572
Antique Victorian Mahogany Open Bookcase

Antique Victorian Mahogany Open Bookcase

£ 1,250

€1460
$1572

Marylebone Antiques

Antique Edwardian Oak Revolving Bookcase

£ 575

€672
$723
Antique Edwardian Oak Revolving Bookcase

Antique Edwardian Oak Revolving Bookcase

£ 575

€672
$723

Marylebone Antiques

Globe Wernicke Bookcase in Oak of 3 Elements

€ 1,600

£1,370
$1,723
Globe Wernicke Bookcase in Oak of 3 Elements

Globe Wernicke Bookcase in Oak of 3 Elements

€ 1,600

£1370
$1723

Alain Michel Antiques

Antique Victorian Mahogany Open Bookcase

£ 1,150

€1,343
$1,447
Antique Victorian Mahogany Open Bookcase

Antique Victorian Mahogany Open Bookcase

£ 1,150

€1343
$1447

Marylebone Antiques

Super Pair of Mahogany Waterfall Open Bookcases

£ 995

€1,162
$1,252
Super Pair of Mahogany Waterfall Open Bookcases

Super Pair of Mahogany Waterfall Open Bookcases

£ 995

€1162
$1252

Fernyhough Antiques Ltd

Large 18th Century English Mahogany Bookcase

£ 6,750

€7,885
$8,491
Large 18th Century English Mahogany Bookcase

Large 18th Century English Mahogany Bookcase

£ 6,750

€7885
$8491

Lee Wright Antiques Ltd

Tall French Mahogany Bookcase

The Vintage Interiors

Tall French Mahogany Bookcase

£ 1,895

€2,214
$2,384
Tall French Mahogany Bookcase

Tall French Mahogany Bookcase

£ 1,895

€2214
$2384

The Vintage Interiors

Antique Victorian Walnut Bookcase

£ 695

€812
$874
Antique Victorian Walnut Bookcase

Antique Victorian Walnut Bookcase

£ 695

€812
$874

Penderyn Antiques

Edwardian Mahogany Revolving Bookcase

In a Nutshell Antiques & Interiors Ltd

Edwardian Mahogany Revolving Bookcase

£ 395

€461
$497
Edwardian Mahogany Revolving Bookcase

Edwardian Mahogany Revolving Bookcase

£ 395

€461
$497

In a Nutshell Antiques & Interiors Ltd

Early 19th Century Rosewood Open Bookcase

£ 1,950

€2,278
$2,453
Early 19th Century Rosewood Open Bookcase

Early 19th Century Rosewood Open Bookcase

£ 1,950

€2278
$2453

Salisbury Antiques Centre

Small Oak Open Bookcase

Worboys Antiques

Small Oak Open Bookcase

£ 260

€304
$327
Small Oak Open Bookcase

Small Oak Open Bookcase

£ 260

€304
$327

Worboys Antiques

Minty Light Oak Stacking Bookcase

£ 395

€461
$497
Minty Light Oak Stacking Bookcase

Minty Light Oak Stacking Bookcase

£ 395

€461
$497

Worboys Antiques

Oak Open Bookcase

Worboys Antiques

Oak Open Bookcase

£ 235

€275
$296
Oak Open Bookcase

Oak Open Bookcase

£ 235

€275
$296

Worboys Antiques

Burr Walnut Bookcase 1930s

Marylebone Antiques

Burr Walnut Bookcase 1930s

£ 975

€1,139
$1,226
Burr Walnut Bookcase 1930s

Burr Walnut Bookcase 1930s

£ 975

€1139
$1226

Marylebone Antiques

Art Deco Oak Open Bookcase

Antique Furniture Direct

Art Deco Oak Open Bookcase

£ 145

€169
$182
Art Deco Oak Open Bookcase

Art Deco Oak Open Bookcase

£ 145

€169
$182

Antique Furniture Direct

Antique Georgian Mahogany Secretaire Bookcase

£ 3,250

€3,797
$4,088
Antique Georgian Mahogany Secretaire Bookcase

Antique Georgian Mahogany Secretaire Bookcase

£ 3,250

€3797
$4088

Hawkins Antiques

Mid Victorian Tall Rustic Pine Open Bookcase

£ 495

€578
$623
Mid Victorian Tall Rustic Pine Open Bookcase

Mid Victorian Tall Rustic Pine Open Bookcase

£ 495

€578
$623

Worboys Antiques

Antique Mahogany Open Bookcase

£ 595

€695
$748
Antique Mahogany Open Bookcase

Antique Mahogany Open Bookcase

£ 595

€695
$748

Penderyn Antiques

19th Century Glazed Bookcase

Newark Antiques and Interiors Ltd

19th Century Glazed Bookcase

£ 835

€975
$1,050
19th Century Glazed Bookcase

19th Century Glazed Bookcase

£ 835

€975
$1050

Newark Antiques and Interiors Ltd

Modernist Sectional Oak Bookcases

Newark Antiques and Interiors Ltd

Modernist Sectional Oak Bookcases

£ 950

€1,110
$1,195
Modernist Sectional Oak Bookcases

Modernist Sectional Oak Bookcases

£ 950

€1110
$1195

Newark Antiques and Interiors Ltd

Globe Wernicke Bookcase in Mahogany of 3 Elements

€ 1,600

£1,370
$1,723
Globe Wernicke Bookcase in Mahogany of 3 Elements

Globe Wernicke Bookcase in Mahogany of 3 Elements

€ 1,600

£1370
$1723

Alain Michel Antiques

Antique Inlaid Mahogany Marble Top Open Bookcase

£ 1,525

€1,781
$1,918
Antique Inlaid Mahogany Marble Top Open Bookcase

Antique Inlaid Mahogany Marble Top Open Bookcase

£ 1,525

€1781
$1918

Marylebone Antiques

Georgian Library Mahogany Bookcase

£ 995

€1,162
$1,252
Georgian Library Mahogany Bookcase

Georgian Library Mahogany Bookcase

£ 995

€1162
$1252

Antiques & Chic

Oak Bookcase c.1910

Daniel Clark Furniture

Oak Bookcase c.1910

£ 675

€789
$849
Oak Bookcase c.1910

Oak Bookcase c.1910

£ 675

€789
$849

Daniel Clark Furniture

Victorian Burr Walnut Open Bookcase

£ 1,150

€1,343
$1,447
Victorian Burr Walnut Open Bookcase

Victorian Burr Walnut Open Bookcase

£ 1,150

€1343
$1447

Philip Hunt Antiques

Late Georgian Secretaire Bookcase

Salisbury Antiques Centre

Late Georgian Secretaire Bookcase

£ 1,950

€2,278
$2,453
Late Georgian Secretaire Bookcase

Late Georgian Secretaire Bookcase

£ 1,950

€2278
$2453

Salisbury Antiques Centre

Circular Mahogany & Brass Revolving Bookcase

£ 900

€1,051
$1,132
Circular Mahogany & Brass Revolving Bookcase

Circular Mahogany & Brass Revolving Bookcase

£ 900

€1051
$1132

Georgian Antiques

Pair of Globe Wernicke Bookcases in Oak - 19th Century

€ 6,400

£5,479
$6,892
Pair of Globe Wernicke Bookcases in Oak - 19th Century

Pair of Globe Wernicke Bookcases in Oak - 19th Century

€ 6,400

£5479
$6892

Alain Michel Antiques

Edwardian Mahogany Open Front Bookcase

Williams Antiques & Restoration

Edwardian Mahogany Open Front Bookcase

£ 795

€929
$1,000
Edwardian Mahogany Open Front Bookcase

Edwardian Mahogany Open Front Bookcase

£ 795

€929
$1000

Williams Antiques & Restoration

Antique Bookcases FAQs 


What is the difference between a bookshelf and an antique bookcase?

Both bookcase and bookshelves are used in private homes, public libraries, offices, and bookstores. Bookcases have different sizes from small, low models, and high models that can reach up to the ceiling height. Unlike book shelves, a book case may be enclosed with glazed glass doors to protect books from dust or moisture. These are specially used for valuable books. A book shelf is commonly known as an open bookcase. It is an open stand where books are kept. Bookshelves are normally mounted on walls and come in various sizes, styles, and types.  These are versatile pieces of furniture that provide extra storage space for other purposes. Some shelves are placed beneath the stairs to utilize the empty space better. They are commonly used in small apartments.


Where can I find good quality antique bookcases?

At Love Antiques, you can find an extensive selection of the finest quality, vintage bookcases from different periods and craftsmanship. From stunning old fashioned bookshelf to large library bookcases, you can surely add a touch of elegance to any space. With their sophisticated and detailed embellishments, our hard-to-find mahogany and oak wood bookshelves will easily match with your interiors. Each bookshelf offers both aesthetic and functionality to last for many decades to come.


How do I find out how much my antique bookcase is worth?

To determine the value of your antique bookcase, it’s important to assess the overall condition of the item. You should look for the original maker’s marks, condition of the item, age and rarity to come up with a close estimate of the furniture. Our professional antique experts can help you come up with the right value. Values vary from area to area so it’s important to research through the internet or local publications in your area.


How much do antique bookcases cost at Love Antiques?

Love Antiques is one of the leading sources of high-value and stunning antique furniture at affordable prices. Our price range for antique bookcases can range from £100 to £8,000. Browse through our selection of bookshelf furniture, available at different sizes, types, and designs. Shop from the comfort of your own couch and have it delivered right to your doorstep.