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Furniture, Library, Bookstand, Table Top, Adjustable, Mahogany, British, 19th Century


English, mid 19th Century
17 inches high; 10 x 16 inch shelf

Available for prop rental or purchase; please inquire.

A tabletop adjustable antique British mahogany bookstand in the Georgian taste, for the display or reading of a book. Of typical form, having a rectangular backrest with a rectangular support at the lower edge, raised on a turned stand with central standard and round dish base. The bookstand is adjustable in angle, rotatable, and telescoping in height with a mechanism in the back that tightens and releases for adjustment with the turn of two wooden thumbscrews.

Condition: Generally very good with the usual overall light wear and handling. Formerly with brass stops in the lower edge.

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20th Century