Wooden Book Shelf with Glass Door

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Wooden bookshelves with glass doors are a popular choice of decor for storing books and other decor items that you like to display. The translucence of the glass allows you to see into the shelf without hav

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Naturalistic Push Door Basic Bamboo Bookshelf


This understated, minimalistic bookcase with glass doors can blend into the background of any design theme. The rich earthy tones of this bamboo wood cabinet complement the versatile look from four push-in glass doors with minimalistic round metal knobs.

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A bookshelf with doors that lift rather than open out can give you a unique look that can turn heads. It’s the perfect way to jazz up a bookshelf that’s simple and unadorned to give your space a touch of decoration. 

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Glass Doored Classic Country Bookshelf

Birch Lane™

These large bookshelves with glass doors provide plenty of storage for your books and decor in a classic country wood cabinet design in a naturally varying French Gray or Oak finish. And two glass-paned, wood-framed sliding doors protect items placed on the three inner shelves. 

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Split Design Triple Doored and Open Shelved

Jill Zarin

This bookshelf - in four color choices - features three glass doors on the bottom compartments, each two-shelf section. Above the doors, there’s an open shelf. And up top, you can store more books or decor, plus lift the lid for storing small items. It can even double as a wine bar, complete with a wine glass rack.

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Chic X Patterened Small Bookcase

Sand & Stable™

This rustic-chic small book shelf with a glass door comes in four natural finishes for a touch of modern elegance. Two doors open to access two inner shelves. And a simple X-pattern wood cross-frame adds a touch of style, while two slender tubed handles in a gold sheen add glam. Up top, you can add more books or display decor pieces. 

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Dark Clean Lined Standard Silhouette

Alcott Hill®

You can use this tall clean-lined wooden bookcase with glass doors to store a massive collection of books due to four deep shelves. Two unadorned doors allow an unobstructed view of the inner contents. And the understated silhouette in a rich espresso or brown oak can suit any decor and color palette.

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Mid Century Modern Two Toned with Dual Doors

Corrigan Studio®

For a mid-century modern cabinet design that will give you a timelessly neutral look, you can’t go wrong with this three-shelf wooden book shelf with glass door. The two-tone palette of rich wood sides and darker-painted glass double doors go with anything. And the slender triangular legs give you a show worth your money. 

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Traditional Double Glass Door and Drawer Bookshelf

You can use this ornate farmhouse bookshelf to give your space a serious personality and appeal. Two large open glass-paned doors provide you with access to three adjustable shelves. Below, there are two lockable file drawers for private storage. You even get a built-in LED accent light for easy book browsing.

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Picking a combo book shelf with a glass door design gives you more versatility in storage. You get open shelving for your books, while you can keep private files and items secure under a lock. And with LED lighting, you can create a cozy ambiance for reading or admiring your books. 

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LED lit Iron and Oak Glass Lined Bookshelf

This stylish bookshelf comes with a modern look and features. The wooden bookcase with glass doors has a neutral light oak wood finish with an iron overlay around the glass doors and panes. Two slender oval handles allow access to the top-over-bottom doors protecting adjustable glass shelves and a touch-button activated LED light for a lit display.

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Rustic Reclaimed Barnwood Bookshelf

This reclaimed pine wood book shelf with glass door design features three shelves to store books, pictures, awards, or other knickknacks. The neutral wood finish has varying tones of gray and brown, and the clean lines suit any style.

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Classic White Glass Paned Bookshelf with Doors

Wade Logan®

We love the look of this glass surround wooden book shelf with glass doors. Thanks to glass-paned sides and doors, you can get an all-around view of the inner contents on four shelves. In addition, four doors allow you to access the top or bottom compartment for easy organization.

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Choosing book shelves with glass doors and glass sides is a fantastic way to display a prized book collection. You can use decorative bookends to keep your books in neat rows. Or you can set your books up to show off their original covers or a signed autograph. No matter which way you’re looking at the bookshelf, you can see everything inside at once.

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Buying Guide

Bookcases leave little protection from dust and dirt. Wooden bookcases with glass doors that were popular in the early 20th century are returning with a passion. Collectors of books, art and paraphernalia are finding that there was good purpose to this style.

Options of low cabinets with bottom knobs to grand wall length open and closed glass doors are finding their way into modern homes. Regardless of the decor, warm wood with protective glass gives a high-end presence to any room.

What are the best types of wood for bookcases with glass doors?

A wide selection of wood and quality glass make a distinct impact on libraries, living rooms and home offices. Here are a few ideas for finding the right bookcase model for your areas.

  • Oak - A hardwood, like oak, shows structural soundness for a bookcase. Stained to a golden brown and cast with burl inlays, a traditional Chippendale presence is achieved. Quality glass inserts protect contents while showing off prized possessions. Barrister styles are also popular in oak hardwood and are available in different wood shades.
  • Pine - Solid pine is a good wood for creating imperfections for adding character to bookcases. Very accepting to paint and stains, large stand alone units, made of pine, often feature 4-pane wood inserts against quality glass.
  • Reclaimed Wood - Reclaimed pine that is scarred and painted in distressed gray shows how transitional decor can make good use from recyclables and still have charm. A glass front with slim wood panels adds even more emphasis on a natural look.

What styles of wooden bookcases with glass doors are there?

  • Traditional - Stately cherry wood finish and strong silhouettes of the classic design always make these wooden bookcases with glass doors an eye-stopper. Supporting a tease as to what lies beyond the glass facade, it is a must in a library or den.
  • Contemporary - A straight design with no fuss is relative of contemporary form. A pair of plain 4-panel glass doors may rest against a base of white and outlined with a golden oak top. Natural wood with a light finish is also a nice touch to contemporary styling.
  • Modern - While glass-fronted bookcases are not thought of in the world of modern design, they can fit nicely when a modular unit that has long ridged glass panel doors is used. Usually standing tall at 5' or more, they blend well with home offices.
  • Rustic/Country - Reclaimed pine adds a touch of elegance to rustic or country decors with glass doors that offer a peak of collectibles. This look can be used for rustic industrial as well.

How to maintain wooden bookcases with glass doors?

Even though doors prevent dust from getting directly on books and items, the inside wood or glass shelving should be dusted on a monthly basis. Keep the exterior glass clean and shining with a vinegar and water solution or glass cleaner and lint-free cloth. Wood should be dry dusted with a microfiber cloth and lightly oiled monthly.

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Crafted of sturdy Elm wood and covered in an oak finish; this gorgeous bookcase is functional and decorative. The front is equipped with 2 sliding doors with clear glass panels, while the inside features 2 adjustable, wood shelves.

Bright laminate teakwood bookcase with glass doors makes a beautiful and secure place for your best books and fine collectibles. Three-section doors make it easy to access the contents to use or re-organized them as desired or needed.

476: Large Wood 3-Glass Door Library Bookcase

Make a grand impression in your home with this large bookcases. They are made of white wood and the glass. They are plenty of storage spaces for books and the accent pieces. Create your huge home library.

It is a box-shaped furniture equipped with glass fronts, drawers and shelfs mounted. Wooden bookcase will answer to all your needs in book storage with elegance. Made of dark mahogany wood, could be a strong, representative point of your living room.

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Solid Birch Wood Doors Glass Display Cabinet Shelves Bookcase New Wooden

Suitable for displaying china, collectibles, books, and other knick-knacks; this bookcase is large and capacious, crafted of sturdy wood in oak finish. It has a pair of clear glass paneled doors with adjustable shelves concealed behind them.

Extra-large wooden bookcase finished on a light neutral grey with a touch of black metal pulls for outstanding accents. The piece has up to six closed door cabinets, three of which feature a tinted glass door for incredible flair. It also offers adjustable cabinets for extra versatility.

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