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


Peter Paul Rubens
Antwerp: 1638

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

Milton figurine

Milton Figurine
19th C.

Galileo Statue

Statue of Galileo
2nd Half
19th C.

John Gower

John Gower

Poor Richard Illustrated: Lessons by Benjamin Franklin

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

Illustrations of Shakespeare

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

Library Interiors & Exteriors

Circular moveable bookcase

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

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

People (and Animals) Reading

Reading jester corbel

Book-Reading Jester Corbel
Painted plaster and wood
c. 1900

The Book Worm

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

Medieval Scribe

Medieval Scribe
18th C.

George Washington

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

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