Revolving Bookcase, 'Ariel'
from 550.00

This luxurious revolving bookcase in black walnut is softly nostalgic with a smooth modern revolving mechanism with apertures sized for modern paperbacks. Two sides of the cabinet have shelves extending along its full length to display the book spines whilst the two other sides have apertures to display the book covers. The cabinet rotates on a turntable mechanism which is attached to a solid walnut base.

Ariel, a biography of Percy Shelley by Andre Maurois was one of ten titles chosen for the launch of Penguin paperbacks in 1935. The name Ariel apparently comes from the boat which Shelley designed and which was sank off the coast of Italy, leading to his death.   Purchase by clicking below or if you have any enquiries about this piece, please contact me at enquiries@heliconia-furniture.co.uk

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Revolving Bookcase with Glass Top, 'Agatha'
from 800.00

This cabinet rotates on a turntable mechanism which is attached to a solid walnut base. Two sides of the cabinet have shelves extending along its full length to display the book spines whilst the two other sides have apertures to display the book covers. The smokey glass top reveals the front covers of four selected titles. 

Originally designed as a private commission to house all 94 Agatha Christie titles, the piece is influenced by the styles of inter-war years but with simple modern lines. The dark timber is complemented by the colourful covers of the new paperbacks.   

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