An English oak panelled bookcase c1910 made to a very high quality, with security Bramah locks, adjustable shelves.
The use of expensive Bramah un-pickable locks is unusual in a bookcase and more often seen in military furniture.
The word 'bramah' moved into common use in this period, meaning 'the best'.
The phrase 'a right bramah' was used by military personnel to describe the lock on the top right hand side of a military chest, and an item of outstanding quality.
L211cm, D38cm, H146cm
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