Decorating the Library

• We provide prints, art, and small sculptures for decorating the library on related themes:
   Authors & Literature | Library Interiors & Exteriors | Reading

• A few suggestions are below or contact us for more ideas.

• For more about library decor see Decorating the Home Library.

Authors & Literature

John Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery illustrations

Various Artists
John Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery
Engravings of scenes from plays
$250 to $750

Sophocles

Peter Paul Rubens
Sophocles
Antwerp: 1638
Engraving
$950

James Fenimore Cooper plaque

Bela Janowsky
James Fenimore Cooper
Last of the Mohicans

Plaster of Paris plaque
Price on Request

Wood Relic from Mark Twain House in New York City

Wood Relic from Mark Twain House
1957
$175

Milton figurine

Milton Figurine
19th C.
$950

Galileo Statue

Statue of Galileo
2nd Half
19th C.
$7,800

John Gower

John Gower
Bronze
1844
$8,000

Poor Richard Illustrated: Lessons by Benjamin Franklin

R. Dighton/ O. Pelton
Poor Richard Illustrated: Lessons by Benjamin Franklin
Boston: 1859
Engraving, uncolored
$2,800

Illustrations of Shakespeare

H. Heath
Illustrations of Shakespeare
London: 19th C.
Hand-colored etching
$550

Library Interiors & Exteriors

Circular moveable bookcase

Circular Moveable Bookcase
R. Ackermann's, London: 1810
Engraving
$175

The Inside of Ye Public or Bodleian Library in Oxford

David Loggan
Interior and Exterior Views of Bodleian Library at Oxford University

England: 1675
Copperplate engravings
$1,500, the pair

Library design

Design For Louis XV Style Library Early 20th C.
Watercolor on paper
$550

People (and Animals) Reading

Reading jester corbel

Book-Reading Jester Corbel
Painted plaster and wood
c. 1900
$1,750

The Book Worm

Carl Spitzweg
The Book Worm
20th C.
Hand-colored etching
$400

Medieval Scribe

Medieval Scribe
18th C.
Engraving
$175

George Washington

P.F. Rothermel/
A.H. Ritchie
George Washington [Holding a Book]
New York: c. 1850s
Mezzotint
$950


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