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  • A bookcase, or bookshelf, is a piece of furniture, almost always with horizontal shelves, used to store books. A bookcase consists of a unit including two or more shelves which may not all be used to contain books or other printed materials. — “Bookcase - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • A bookcase, or bookshelf, is a piece of furniture that is used to Bookcases can be different sizes, from a small single shelf to a large bookcase that can. — “Bookcase - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, simple.wikipedia.org
  • User:Slgrandson/bookcase. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia < User: bookcase/stats. Retrieved from "http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Slgrandson/bookcase". — “User:Slgrandson/bookcase - Simple English Wikipedia, the free”, simple.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • A bookcase occupied one corner, and near this, facing the last of the four windows that abundantly lighted the long room, there was a small writing-table and an armchair. — “Sacaramouche” by Rafael Sabatini
  • Among the rest, she converted the pantry into a dressing-room for me; and purchased and embellished a bedstead for my occupation, which looked as like a bookcase in the daytime as a bedstead could. — “David Copperfield” by Charles Dickens
  • She sat behind the bookcase with her eyes fixed on a streak of light escaping from the pantry door and listened to herself and pondered. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • Most of the books were locked up behind glass doors; but there was one bookcase left open containing everything that could be needed in the way of elementary works, and several volumes of light literature, poetry, biography, travels, a few romances, &c. — “Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Bronte
  • His study was a room neither large nor small, furnished with a large writing-table, that stood before a sofa, upholstered in checked material, a bureau, a bookcase in the corner and several chairs–all government furniture, of polished yellow wood. — “Crime and punishment” by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • A light bookcase contained duodecimo volumes of polite literature in calf, completing the furniture. — “Middlemarch” by George Eliot

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