By De3wii190. Barrister Bookcases & Bookshelves. At Monday, October 07th 2019, 23:24:10 PM.
Finding a quality barrister bookcase is going to take time and it is going to take the willingness to shop around in order to find what you are looking for. You are going to want to look for labels and history if you are looking at antiques. For newer options, you will want to check out the quality of the wood being used as well as the glass and joints to ensure that you are getting a piece that will endure for generations to come.
These unique pieces of furniture can be used to store and display just about anything: books, antiques, knickknacks, pictures, collectibles and more. The benefit is that all of these objects are protected from dust, dirt and other impurities that could otherwise damage them. Many people use barrister bookcases to hold older books and antique items they want to keep intact. If you are a book lover then this may be the type of bookcase you would prefer to keep your most cherished books protected in.
You'll have to decide between an antique and modern bookcase, and which side you end up on will probably be based on personal preference and the size of your budget. There is a fairly big selection of antique barrister bookcases on the market, so if you're inclined it isn't impossible to find one. Just know that you'll be paying more for an antique than you would for a newer barrister. If you want that antique look but you don't have the budget, look for a newer, distressed barrister. Antique barristers will almost definitely be constructed from solid wood, ensuring a higher level of quality. If you're buying a new barrister bookcase, make sure to find one made from solid wood if quality is the main factor in your purchase.