Published at Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 03:34:43 AM. Barrister Bookcases & Bookshelves. By Arick Schubert.
Just like regular bookcases, you'll find barrister bookcases in all shapes and sizes. Take an account of your book collection so that you get a general idea of what size barrister you need. Barristers look like stacked cabinets, so the more space you need, the more cabinets are required. One cabinet barrister bookcases are great pieces of accent furniture that be used generously throughout the house, while larger, 4-6 cabinet barrister bookcases can become the focal point of your room.
You also need to keep in mind what you are going to display on the bookcase. The closed doors on the barrister bookcases protect your items from dust and moisture and keep them in good shape. The shelves in most barrister bookcases do not move or adjust but some have shelves that can be pulled out so you can store items that are perfectly flat.
This comes in handy because the barrister bookcase allows you to show off the collection, while keeping (or even adding to) the interesting and eye-catching visuals that bookcases provide. They are a great choice for serious book collectors who are concerned with preserving the condition of their books. The glass front-piece is effective in keeping out dust and moisture, and tempered glass can be added to the bookcase to keep out harmful sunlight that will fade and degrade the book's spine, cover and paper. The doors also act as a deterrent for curious onlooker's who want to touch books that shouldn't be handled.
Barrister bookcases are an excellent way to add elegance to any room and a great deal of functionality. They also help to protect your books and display items in a variety of ways. Styles with these types of bookcases vary and there are some things to take into consideration prior to purchasing one. Barrister bookcases are unique. They are completely enclosed and may or may not come with pull out draws for storing files and papers.