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Sellers of Antique Bookends, Vintage Glass, and Collectibles

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A Brief Intro

Bookends of the early to mid 1900s are a remembrance of an industry born of the Industrial Revolution.  With the advent of new technologies for the mass production of books, a new age of literacy began, and reached nearly 100% in the western world for the first (and only) time in history.  Reading became not only a favorite pastime, but the books acquired became a profound symbol of knowledge, culture and status.  To compliment this new advance in literacy and enhance the display of books in the home, designers, sculptors and foundrymen crafted bookends in every conceivable theme, depicting a glimpse into our history. 

 

And, they make excellent gifts!!  Click on any of the themes below to find suggestions for your husband, wife, mother, father, sister, brother, daughter, son, friend, or lover in our  Items Listed by Theme:

We have one of the largest collections of fine antique bookends and vintage glass of the 1920s and 1930s

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For the  Adventurer

For the Artist

For the Birdwatcher

For the Book-Worm

For the Children

For Cowboys & Indians

For the Dancer    

For the Politician

For the Religious

For the Romantic

For the Sailor

For the Scholar

For the Sportsman

For the Teacher

For the Whimsical

For the Dog lover

For the Fisherman

For the Farmer

For the  History Buff

For the Horse lover

For the Hunter

For the Musician

Use the links to the left to view items by manufacturer or foundry,

Or, find items listed by theme from links further down this page …

Items for sale change frequently as we are constantly adding new pieces.  Please do check back with us often, or email us to let us know if there is something special you are searching for.

We will ship world-wide.  (See Sales and Contact )

Our collection includes vintage bookends from the 20th century manufactured in Bronze Clad,  Electroform (or Galvano) casting by Armor Bronze, Marion Bronze., Kathodion Bronze. , Pompeian Bronze, and a few by Galvano Bronze, LaFrance, and others.  Our Sand Cast Iron, Bronze bookends are by Bradley & Hubbard , Hubley, but we also have some by Verona, Connecticut Foundry, and more. We have several pieces in Permanent Mold Solid and Slush Casting manufactured by JB Hirsch, Jennings Brothers, Dodge, and Ronson , and even a few by X-1 Co, Frankart , K&O, and McClelland Barclay. Make sure to check out our “OTHER FOUNDRIES” listings as well.

 

Our vintage glass collection includes animals and figurines by Heisey, New Martinsville Paden City Cambridge , as well as others.  

Enjoy browsing our site!   And, please don’t hesitate to  Contact Us   if you have any questions or comments,  We’d love to hear from you!

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We accept on-line payments thru PayPal (“Buy Now” button on each detail item page).  For any other transactions or inquiries, please use the contact info below to call or email,  and make sure to include the 4 digit item# for reference

 

Phone:   267-279-7943

Email:  Purchase_Inquiry@Antiquebookendsandglass.com

 

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Important foundries and glass companies of the early to mid 20th century have since faded into history but will be long remembered for their quality in glass and metal-ware.  Artfully designed, cast and hand-crafted, all of our metal and glass collectibles are old and authentic.  Our collections include many extremely rare and very collectible antiques.

Early 20th Century Bookends

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