Designed in 1777 for the 3rd Duke of Roxburghe for the library at Roxburghe House, Hanover Square, London. The Duke was a renowned bibliophile who commissioned Adam to extend and re-model his townhouse, in part to create further library space for his collection of over 10,000 volumes.
Shown in statuary marble with the Osterley brass fire basket and black slate hearth and slips.
Shelf 74" (1880mm) L x 8 1/4" 210mm) D
Overall size 65 1/2" (1664mm) W x 49 3/8" (1255mm) H
Opening 41 7/8" (1063mm) W x 36" (915mm) H
Depth of jamb 5 3/4" (147mm)
Height of footblock5 5/8" (142mm)