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Period: 1940s
Gilbert Rohde Paldao Secretary Display Case for Herman Miller
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Bookcase with drop-front secretary desk and storage drawers in paldao wood. Glass dividers separate storage compartments, and cork-lined back. Retains Herman Miller tag. Great origin...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Paldao

Bookcase in Brazilian Wood
Located in Sao Paulo, SP
We work with artisans who masterfully restore typical pieces from each period of our history, valuing their different preservation techniques. Teamwork has built this pioneering comp...
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Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Wood

Mid Century Modern Italian Cabinet by Osvaldo Borsani
Located in London, GB
Large cabinet with carved doors by Osvaldo Borsani, with carving by Voltan. The interior is currently fitted for coat hanging but this could be easily converted into a bookcase if re...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Fruitwood

Regał w Stylu Art Deco Ludvik Volak
Located in Kraków, Małopolska
Regal w stylu Art Deco Ludvik Volak.
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Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Beech

1940's Italian Bookcase by Vittorio Lombardi
Located in Hingham, MA
Standing open double bookcase with two single drawers with brass bow-tie handles and decorative painted ribbon detail on both sides, like pin striping. The edges are outlined in butt...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Art Deco Rattan Planter/Shelf and Mirror, After Paul Frankl
Located in Dallas, TX
Art Deco Rattan Planter/Shelf and Mirror, After Paul Frankl Large vintage rattan triple-band mirror. Mellow original patina. Unusual display shelf/planter in rattan and heavily tex...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Copper

Large French Neoclassical Pine Bookcase
Located in Long Island City, NY
A large French neoclassical Louis XVI style pine bookcase - Shelving unit.
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Neoclassical Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Pine

Baker Georgian Mahogany Breakfront Bookcase Cabinet With Secretary Desk, 1940s
Located in South Bend, IN
A gorgeous English Georgian style breakfront bookcase cabinet with drop-front secretary desk By Baker Furniture USA, Circa 1940s Book-matched flame mahogany with satinwood i...
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American Georgian Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Brass

Bookcase Attributed to Josef Frank Produced in Sweden
Located in Malmo, SE
Rare bookcase attributed to Josef Frank. Produced in Sweden.  
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Walnut

Mid Century Industrial Polished Steel Stacking Barrister Bookcase
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Classic 5 sectional stacking bookcase in polished and lacquered steel. 3 storage sections with a top cap and a bottom with feet. Square style that works perfectly. Interior space is ...
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American Industrial Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Steel

Italian Large Mahogany and Glass Wall Unit, Bookcase by Dassi, 1940
Located in Rome, IT
Dassi wall unit, bookcase and a radiator covering Part of a unique living room Two shelves, a door covered by several glass sheets, two frontal doors executed in elegant "grissi...
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Italian Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Brass

Maple Six Section Stacking Barrister Bookcase
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Rare barrister bookcase in maple. 4 storage sections with a top and footed base. Top section has a storage capacity of 32 x 9.5 x 8.25 H, other 3 sections are 32 x 9.5 x 10.25 H. Cab...
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American Industrial Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Maple

1940’s Oak Bookcase
Located in London, Lambeth
Compact oak bookcase with 4 storage shelves with a T shape design on the top shelving. Ideal for displaying.
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British Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Oak

Baker Furniture Georgian Flame Mahogany Breakfront Bookcase Cabinet, Circa 1940s
Located in South Bend, IN
A gorgeous Georgian or Chippendale style breakfront bookcase cabinet or dining cabinet By Baker Furniture USA, Circa 1940s Flame mahogany, with mullioned glass front doors a...
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American Georgian Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Brass

Three Pc. Set of Art Deco Paldao Line Rohde for Herman Miller
Located in New York, NY
Incredible suite of Gilbert Rohde design Paldao line, circa 1940's made by Herman Miller. This set has been professionally refinished, and is in virtually immaculate condition. Rare ...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Wood, Burl

Vintage Restored Solid Pine Glass Doored Library Bookcase Also Hanging Cabinet
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely solid pine library bookcase with glass doors and adjustable shelves. A good looking and well-made bookcase, circa 1940, we have clea...
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English Country Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Glass, Pine

Bookcase Vitrines Shabby White Italian Fir from 1940
Located in Buggiano, IT
Bookcase with three doors and three drawers: Original Italian Tuscan, with a rustic style. Shabby patinated white color. It has sturdy internal shelves. Onion legs, brass handle...
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Italian Rustic Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Fir

Frits Henningsen Book Cases in Mahogany
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Frits Henningsen book cases in mahogany. With shelves and doors. Keys included. Profilated details. Made in the 1940's.
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

Gio Ponti Bookcases, Unique Piece, Italy, circa 1940
Located in Dubai, AE
Gio Ponti Library from the private residence of an Italian collector A certificate of expertise from the Gio Ponti archives is provided. Walnut, silk, glass Handles by Fontana Ar...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Fabric, Walnut, Lacquer

Neoclassical Style Mahogany and Brass Shelves Unit, French, Circa 1940
Located in Marcq-en-Baroeul, FR
This neoclassical style shelves unit is made of mahogany and brass. This is a very elegant bookcase with 4 mahogany shelves surrounded by a brass gallery. This is a French work, circ...
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French Neoclassical Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Brass

Midcentury Italian Walnut Sideboard/Library Grissinato Processing by Paolo Buffa
Located in Milano, IT
1940sIn by Paolo Buffa excellent condition, in walnut with wood processing "grissinato" beautifully restored sideboard / library brass keys.
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Walnut

Cesare Lacca Midcentury Ebonized Wood and Brass Italian Magazine Table, 1940s
Located in Roma, IT
Fantastic midcentury ebonized wood and brass magazine table. Cesare Lacca designed this wonderful piece in Italy during the 1950s. This item is amazing as it is in ebonized wood w...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Brass

Georgian Style Bubble Glass Satinwood Inlay Mahogany Bookcase Breakfront Cabinet
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Exceptional 1940s English Georgian style custom bubble glass two-piece mahogany breakfront. This bookcase features individual panes of bubble glass, drop front writing desk surface w...
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American Georgian Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Brass

Mid-Century Drexel Windsor Mahogany Federal China Hutch Bookcase Record Cabinet
Located in Dayton, OH
1940s Imperial Windsor cabinet by Drexel & Magnavox. A beautiful Federal style mahogany library bookcase with breakfront form. Features lattice brass wire doors, an open pediment wit...
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Federal Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

Mid-Century in the style of Charles Dudouyt Bookcase in Cerused Oak
Located in Miami, FL
Superb piece of furniture excellent craftsmanship, in cerused golden oak, typical work in the style of the well knowned French designer Charles Dudouyt. Simple and very architectural...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Oak

Nordiska Kompaniet Pair of Birch Bookcases, Sweden, 1943
Located in Maastricht, NL
A pair of bookcases by Nordiska Kompaniet, made of birch and standing on four legs. These pieces are labeled by Nordiska with the serial number 44756, which indicates they were mad...
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Birch

Paolo Buffa 1940s Walnut Sideboard/Library Grissinato Processing
Located in Milano, IT
In excellent condition, in walnut with wood processing "grissinata" beautifully restored sideboard / library brass keys.
Category

Italian Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Walnut

Ebonized Lucite Mirrored Lorin Jackson Grosfeld House Hollywood Regency Vitrine
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is an original black lacquer and Lucite vitrine designed by Lorin Jackson for Grosfeld House circa 1940. The cabinet has it's original florescent lighting system and is in very ...
Category

American Hollywood Regency Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

Mogens Koch, Pair of Bookcases in Elmwood, Denmark, 1940s
Located in Berlin, DE
A pair of elm bookcases designed by Mogens Koch and manufactured by Rud. Rasmussen cabinetmakers in 1933, in Copenhagen. Both signed with paper label to the reverse.  
Category

Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Ash

Gilbert Rhode 'Paldao Group' Modular Bookcase System
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Rare 3-piece storage system, one of the earliest modular furniture designs, veneered in exotic Paldao burl door-fronts and figured Paldao sides. The dark stain finish is original and...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Brass

Vintage circa 1940's English Oak Jacobean Revival Glazed Door Library Bookcase
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer this nicely made circa 1940’s Jacobean revival English oak glazed door bookcase A good looking and well made piece, the style is Jacobean as mentioned, t...
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English Jacobean Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Glass, Oak

French Art Deco Rosewood Sideboard
Located in New York, NY
Art Deco sideboard or bookcase on plinth base with shelving. Inside shelves are adjustable. Has brass and nickel handles. Each measures: 39" H x 44" W x 16" D.
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Brass, Nickel

Art Deco Bookcase, Poland, 1940s
Located in Chorzów, PL
Cabinet library made of walnut wood in Poland in the 1940s. Very good condition, after renovation of the wood. We have a beautiful desk for the library. Dimensions: library,...
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Polish Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Walnut

Serge Roche Style Hollywood Regency Carved Palm Frond Etagere Bookcase, 1940s
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Stunning midcentury hand-carved palm frond motif étagère bookcase in the style of Serge Roche. Heavy solid wood frame features original cream painted matte finish and five removable ...
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Hollywood Regency Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Glass, Wood

1947 Osvaldo Borsani, Marcello Piccardo for Arredamenti Borsani Varedo Library
Located in Firenze, IT
Modular library realized by Osvaldo Borsani in 1947 for Arredamenti Borsani Varedo, lacquered rosewood adjustable shelving system and drawers with artistic decorative doors by artist...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Rosewood

Large Dassi Mahogany Wall Unit Bookcase, 4 doors,Part of Unique Living Room 1940
Located in Rome, IT
Important wall unit bookcase and bar, cabinet, 1940. Executed by Dassi and attributed to Ico Parisi Unique living room Stunning details "grissinato mahogany wood" Part of unique ...
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Italian Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Brass

Custom-Made Maison Jansen Rosewood Breakfront Bookcase
Located in Stamford, CT
Finest rosewood and ormolu-mounted bookcase/breakfront with a beautifully carved ribbon-form medallion atop four glass doors with bronze trims, over four enclosed cabinet doors with ...
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Argentine Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Bronze

Mahogany and Brass Shelves Unit Attributed to Maison Jansen, Circa 1940
Located in Marcq-en-Baroeul, FR
Mahogany and brass neoclassical style shelves unit. This is a French work attributed to Maison Jansen. Circa 1940.
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French Neoclassical Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Brass

Grosfeld House 1940s Secretary by Lorin Jackson
Located in Hingham, MA
Lorin Jackson for Grosfeld House 1940s cabinet bookcase in mahogany featuring a pull-out secretary with writing surface. Distinctive Grosfeld "Glassic" lucite ring pulls with sunburs...
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American Hollywood Regency Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Brass

1940s Pair of Bookcases, Cerused Oak, Removable Shelves, France
Located in Girona, ES
Pair of bookcases with base, solid oak with cerused oak veneer. Removable shelves. France, circa 1940.
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Oak

Shelving System Designed by Bruno Mathsson for Karl Mathsson, Sweden, 1940s
Located in Stockholm, SE
Lacquered steel, birch and pine. Note: Only half of the system is pictures, i.e. only 200 cm. Measures: Total length 400 cm/ 13' 1 1/2" H 245 cm/ 8' 2 1/4".
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Steel

Antique Display Cabinet, Northen Europe, Cireca 1940s
Located in Chorzów, PL
Display cabinet, Northern Europe, middle Of the twentieth century. Wood: Mahogany Very good condition. Dimensions: height 149 cm width 101 cm depth 39 cm.
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Scandinavian Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

1940s Original Remington Rand Library Cart / Bookcase / Rolling Bar
Located in Oakville, CT
Authentic 1940s library cart made by 'Remington Rand Library Bureau Div - Made in USA' - Four cast iron casters read - 'Kilian Manufacturing Corp. Syracuse N.Y.' - Structurally sound...
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American Industrial Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Metal, Steel, Iron

Mid-Century Modern Small Elegant Italian Bookshelf , Vittorio Dassi Style
Located in Vigonza, Padua
Small elegant Italian bookshelf Mid-Century Modern Vittorio Dassi style in walnut with contours richly carved. Measure in cm: H 175, W 81, D 26.
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Walnut

Box and Wall Unit String Shelf Rack System by Nisse Strinning, 1960s
Located in Telgte, DE
Box and wall unit string shelf rack system by Nisse Strinning, 1960s Original and rare String System. One box (78 cm W x 30 cm D x 42 cm H), 3 shelves (78 cm W x 30 cm D), 3 white la...
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Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Metal

Italian 40s Shelving Unit
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Great for the office, bath, kitchen,...kid's room...
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Italian Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Pine

Art Deco Office Furniture Desk + Bookcase, Germany, 1940s
Located in Chorzów, PL
An Art Deco study set from the 1940s Dimensions: Library: height 180 cm / width 194 cm / depth 45 cm Desk: height 79 cm / width 158 cm / depth 81 cm.
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German Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Walnut

Gilbert Rohde Paldao Bookcase Cabinet with Secretary Desk, Newly Restored
Located in South Bend, IN
An extremely rare and exceptional Mid-Century Modern bookcase cabinet with drop-front secretary desk Designed by Gilbert Rohde for Herman Miller "Paldao Group" USA, 1940s Ex...
Category

American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Glass, Paldao

Swedish Art Moderne Golden Flame Birch Bookcase
Located in Atlanta, GA
Handsome bookcase crafted of golden flame birch. Shelves are adjustable. As shown - the shelves are approximately 10 inches apart and are held sturdily in place with hidden wire br...
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Swedish Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Birch

Italian Art Deco Maple And Ivory Lacquer Bookcase , 1940s
Located in Meda, MB
This bookcase or cabinet for sculptures was produced in the 1940s in Italy and is entirely covered in fine maple wood. The internal part is in ivory lacquer with three glass shelve...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Glass, Maple

Gilbert Rohde for Herman Miller Paldao Group Bookcases, Newly Refinished
Located in South Bend, IN
An extremely rare and exceptional pair of Mid-Century Modern bookcase cabinets Designed by Gilbert Rohde for Herman Miller "Paldao Group" USA, 1940s Exotic book-matched pald...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Glass, Paldao

Deco Bookcase
Located in Pompano Beach, FL
Deco skyscraper bookcase in the manor of Paul Frankl. Maple stained mahogany. Bottom drawer has a stamp of #2 from factory.
Category

American Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Maple

Grosfeld House Secretary Bookcase by Lorin Jackson
Located in Hingham, MA
Lorin Jackson for Grosfeld House 1940s cabinet bookcase in mahogany featuring a pull-out secretary with writing surface. Distinctive Grosfeld "Glassic" Lucite ring pulls with sunbu...
Category

American Hollywood Regency Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Brass

James Mont Cabinet
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Oriental Carved bamboo two door cabinet with a light up top. Original silver leaf on the bamboo,original open grain ceruse finish over oak. With Four adjustable shelves
Category

American Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Wood

Jacques Adnet French Modernist Leather Wrapped Shelves
Located in New York, NY
Incredible black leather two tiered shelf by Jacques Adnet with signature saddle stitched faux bamboo legs, original glass and bronze hardware detailing. This would make an excellent...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Bronze

1940s Bookcase by Rene Gabriel
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
1940's bookcase by René Gabriel in black waxed lacquer, composed of two doors on each side of the furniture, the exterior in black lacquer, the interior in mahogany and equipped with...
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French Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Wood

Exceptional Ebonized French Deco Cabinet
By Contaux
Located in East Hampton, NY
A fantastic ebonized wood cabinet with extensive storage with two large lateral doors opening to shelves, central open storage and sliding glass windows for display. Hardware/meda...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Brass

Art Deco Ebony De Macassar and Parchment Bookcase, Jean Pascaud
Located in Hollywood, FL
The ebony de Macassar framework with open shelves and mirror back over two doors in parchment and embossed over short cabriole legs. Provenance: Christies, New York.
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Bookcases

Materials

Mirror, Parchment Paper

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