Create Account

Enlarge Text
A A A

Bookends

Bookends have probably been used since books became inexpensive. Early libraries kept books in cupboards, not on open shelves. By the 1870s bookends appeared, especially homemade fret-carved wooden examples. As books became more available during the 16th century, bookends were used so that books could be stored vertically on shelves. Most bookends listed here date from the twentieth century. Bookends are also listed in other categories by manufacturer or material. All bookends listed here are pairs. 

SimpleXMLElement Object
(
    [ack] => Success
    [version] => 1.13.0
    [timestamp] => 2017-12-14T21:31:40.314Z
    [searchResult] => SimpleXMLElement Object
        (
            [@attributes] => Array
                (
                    [count] => 4
                )

            [item] => Array
                (
                    [0] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 222747375320
                            [title] => Great Art Deco Egyptian Womam Bookends - Unknown Maker
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 4232
                                    [categoryName] => Other American Pottery
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs1.ebaystatic.com/m/mjDOq2Squ-DcSJe-g8UVedg/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=bookends&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=222747375320
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 60657
                            [location] => Chicago,IL,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 18.0
                                    [shippingType] => FlatDomesticCalculatedInternational
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => true
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 5
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 100.0
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 100.0
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT0H11M34S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2017-12-07T21:43:14.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2017-12-14T21:43:14.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                    [watchCount] => 6
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => true
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/222747375320_1_1_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [1] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 253300310266
                            [title] =>  Vintage Pair of Green Glass  Duck Book-ends. Viking ?
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 1027
                                    [categoryName] => New Martinsville/Viking
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs3.ebaystatic.com/m/mBR_n1_bio-hAkOidnJLh-w/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=bookends&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=253300310266
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 52637
                            [location] => Mediapolis,IA,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingType] => Calculated
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => true
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 3
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 10.0
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 10.0
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT0H17M15S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2017-12-07T21:48:55.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2017-12-14T21:48:55.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                    [watchCount] => 1
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => false
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [2] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 173020934477
                            [title] => Antique Bradley & Hubbard Book Ends  SPEAK NO EVIL : HEAR NO EVIL : SEE NO EVIL
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 1211
                                    [categoryName] => Metalware
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs2.ebaystatic.com/m/mL1SYfKqkqL6KIQoiOYCcmg/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=bookends&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=173020934477
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 98043
                            [location] => Mountlake Terrace,WA,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 12.65
                                    [shippingType] => Flat
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => true
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 3
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 129.99
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 129.99
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT0H24M48S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2017-12-07T21:56:28.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2017-12-14T21:56:28.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                    [watchCount] => 4
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => true
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/173020934477_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [3] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 292364762942
                            [title] =>  Antique/vtg hand carved heavy wood  boy on sofa reading book wth dog bookends
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 162998
                                    [categoryName] => Carved Figures
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs3.ebaystatic.com/m/mqYlDtFEIlUAB6uVd1gYxIg/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=bookends&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=292364762942
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => true
                            [postalCode] => 16101
                            [location] => New Castle,PA,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 14.99
                                    [shippingType] => Flat
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => true
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 4
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 14.99
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 14.99
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT0H26M53S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => true
                                    [buyItNowPrice] => 25.0
                                    [convertedBuyItNowPrice] => 25.0
                                    [startTime] => 2017-12-09T21:58:33.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2017-12-14T21:58:33.000Z
                                    [listingType] => AuctionWithBIN
                                    [gift] => false
                                    [watchCount] => 1
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => false
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                )

        )

    [paginationOutput] => SimpleXMLElement Object
        (
            [pageNumber] => 1
            [entriesPerPage] => 4
            [totalPages] => 101
            [totalEntries] => 404
        )

    [itemSearchURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=4&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=bookends&lgeo=1&mpre=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fsch%2Fi.html%3FLH_Auction%3D1%26_nkw%3DBookends%26_ddo%3D1%26_ipg%3D4%26_mcats%3D870%257C20081%26_pgn%3D1%26_sop%3D1
)
strkey:bookends
metakey:Bookends
870,20081
Details
Price
Login / Create Account for Price
Pattern or Item
Grouse
Category
Description
High Tail Feathers Bronze, Marble Base, C. Rischman, 7 In.
Year Priced
2011

Get The Latest Collecting News Every Week for FREE!

Enter your email below to receive Kovels Komments for the latest antiques & collectibles news, answers to readers questions, marks and tips. In your inbox every Wednesday.

You can unsubscribe at any time. Please refer to our Privacy Policy or Contact us for more information.
Kovels Premium