Mahogany Secrètaire Bookcase

Scope and Content

A George III mahogany secrètaire bookcase circa 1800, with dentilled cornice above a pair of arched astragal doors enclosing adjustable shelves. The lower section has a writing drawer enclosing pigeon holes and small drawers, which sits above a cupboard with pairs of doors, on a plinth base. The cupboard is 244cm high by 152cm wide. It is not known when this bookcase came into the possession of Quaritch Wales.
The bookcase is housed in the Society's Lecture Theatre.