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Vintage bookends, antique chipped stone horse figures, literary home decor for library or office, unique stylish frames for book collections

Vintage bookends, antique chipped stone horse figures, literary home decor for library or office, unique stylish frames for book collections

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  • Vintage item from the 1950s
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From New Haven, CT
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Description

There are no other bookends like these ones.

Horses are known to be powerful yet elegant creatures of the animal kingdom, and many symbols have been attached to their strong being, including words like "nobility" "grace" "freedom" "beauty" "energy" and "force." With so much meaning attached to them, horses can be interpreted in seemingly infinite ways, depending on your perspective.

I think of horses as powerful forces of energy, for instance, and so seeing these bookends in my library holding my books together gives my room (for me) a sense of strength and togetherness--the books are not moving, in other words, and they are somehow protected in a way by these stone beasts.

They could, however, be interpreted as graceful beautiful tokens that add calm and free spiritual vibes to a room or library, giving a different feeling to the space entirely. Whatever a horse reminds you of or the feeling it gives you, take that and imagine it in your home as part of the interior decoration, and what you want your house to feel like.

In my opinion, no matter what you want your house to feel like, these beautifully sculpted stone antiques would add a bit of magic to your space and help represent what you want them to.

The clipping away of the grey and silver to white gives the bookends a vintage feel that you can only get (authentically) in rare cases, rather than the dusty and broken bookends you often find in thrift shops and antique stores. At least, in my experience, it is extremely tough to find bookends like these, in their old age still stylish and not falling apart or ruined somehow. Comparatively, then, you are looking at a pair of bookends you won't come across again, and so buy them today--do not wait, as they might not be here for long, and you'll then have to look for bookends that give that same sense of specialness, ones will just fit in that certain way with your home's personal atmosphere and design. And that is incredibly difficult, I can tell you from experience.
There are no other bookends like these ones.

Horses are known to be powerful yet elegant creatures of the animal kingdom, and many symbols have been attached to their strong being, including words like "nobility" "grace" "freedom" "beauty" "energy" and "force." With so much meaning attached to them, horses can be interpreted in seemingly infinite ways, depending on your perspective.

I think of horses as powerful forces of energy, for instance, and so seeing these bookends in my library holding my books together gives my room (for me) a sense of strength and togetherness--the books are not moving, in other words, and they are somehow protected in a way by these stone beasts.

They could, however, be interpreted as graceful beautiful tokens that add calm and free spiritual vibes to a room or library, giving a different feeling to the space entirely. Whatever a horse reminds you of or the feeling it gives you, take that and imagine it in your home as part of the interior decoration, and what you want your house to feel like.

In my opinion, no matter what you want your house to feel like, these beautifully sculpted stone antiques would add a bit of magic to your space and help represent what you want them to.

The clipping away of the grey and silver to white gives the bookends a vintage feel that you can only get (authentically) in rare cases, rather than the dusty and broken bookends you often find in thrift shops and antique stores. At least, in my experience, it is extremely tough to find bookends like these, in their old age still stylish and not falling apart or ruined somehow. Comparatively, then, you are looking at a pair of bookends you won't come across again, and so buy them today--do not wait, as they might not be here for long, and you'll then have to look for bookends that give that same sense of specialness, ones will just fit in that certain way with your home's personal atmosphere and design. And that is incredibly difficult, I can tell you from experience.

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FAQs

Absolutely! I'm willing to do anything to get this book to you, but I will not write on it. If it is not in the condition you want, I know preservation techniques and will certainly oblige as best I can. You just need to let me know.
I will wrap the book any way you want. It is special and so are you, you deserve it! I will also write cards, include photographs, anything you'd like that would make this transaction more, well, you.
I won't tell you how to care for your book, but as to how they are cared for now, they are housed in two places -- some are wrapped in plastic in my main room in the part of the house that used to be a quaint B&B, lined on lovely old wooden bookshelves; others are stacked in piles or leaning on cool, creative and different bookends all round the room, and all are given care, attention, and kept away from my dog :)

Others sit in my library, in built-in authentic 1800s wooden and glass-door library shelves that line the walls in a secluded room in a historic home on the shore. With vintage, warm lamplights over the tiny marble fireplace, the library's windows catch plenty of sunlight--the books are in good homes and will arrive undamaged.
If the book comes later than expected this does not mean it was sent late. Every book is sent within 1-3 business days, unless one of the days is a Sunday, then it could be an extra day. This applies to International orders as well, but they might take longer to get to you than in-country orders. If there is a problem, please bring it up with UPS or see Etsy's policies.
I am more than willing to hunt down a specific book for you. This can take time, however, and would be a matter of personal back-and-forth on the site so you would have to keep in contact. There is no guarantee. I'm good at finding things however, and if I cannot find it to sell to you myself I will direct you to where I can find it online, if I can.

Important to note, however, that I may have it in my holdings already so it ALWAYS helps to check in with me. Listings come up continually, and it may just be waiting here to get processed and put up.
Contact me directly via the site and I will do my absolute best to help correct it. There should be no problems.
Always willing to make new friends and take on new jobs or opportunities -- this business does not stop me from working a full or part time job, and I am currently looking, so please contact me! Dempseylynch@gmail.com. I am definitely interested in talking with you and love meeting new people (especially book lovers of course).
Sure! Although the books are priced the way they are and are worth that amount based on a lot of factors (condition compared to others available online, if there are any available online or if it is the only one, age and whether it is signed or special in some way, etc.) I am always willing to hear you out as to why you think the books price is off, and work with you as best I can. I cannot guarantee the price will change, that is bad for my business, but I will listen to you. Don't be afraid to reach out. The worst that can happen is I will say no.

I put the reasons behind my pricing method for each item at the end of the listing so check that out if you're curious too :)

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