Antique 19th Century French Cast Iron Book Press
French, 19th Century
Dimensions: Height 48cm, width 37cm, depth 32cm
Crafted from strong cast iron, this beautiful piece is a book press, used in the binding process of making books. Made in 19th Century France, the present piece features moulded foliate detailing to the shoulders of the press, with a fine screw and lever mechanism.
The piece can be utilised as a functioning book press or as a decorative item in a book-lover’s home library or study.