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Pretty Book Ends Make Great Gifts

Updated on October 13, 2014

Pretty Book Ends Make Great Gifts

I think that a set of beautiful bookends is a tremendous gift for any book lover like me. You can help your book worm keep their fine collection of books from falling every which way with a pair of artistic book ends that will also lend a decorative accent to their home or office. Bookends are a great gift idea for any time of year

I have a number of very lovely bookends below, so you may choose just the right ones for the book lover in your life or for yourself. Among other subjects, these book ends represent animal themes, nautical themes, whimsical themes and child themes. Some are just plain classically or uniquely pretty.

(this is a photo of a set of wooden bookends I have at home. They look great and really hold my heavy books in place!

Animal Themed Bookends

From eagles to lions to bulls, bears and ducks, bookends with animals will look great on your book shelf.

Birds resting on Twigs Bookends

This set of 4 bookends depicting birds resting on twigs is:

* Materials: Cast Iron.

* Measuring: 5 inch x 4 inch by 5 3/4 inch

* (Books not included)

Duck Tape Book Ends

Duck Tape Bookends
Duck Tape Bookends

This set of bookends features a duck taped to each of the brass and iron bookends in a rich brown finish accented with bronze duck

* L-shaped base gives great book holding and retaining strength

* Measures 8 in W x 4 in D x 10.5 in H

 

Classic Bald Eagle Bookend Statues

These majestic eagle of freedom statues can be displayed as art accents, yet do double duty to guard your prized literary works as distinctive artistic bookends. These these collectible eagle figurines will be a unique addition to a law office, den or home office.

* Painstakingly hand-painted to capture details

* Notice the eagles' detailed sharp beaks and pert feathers

* Cast in quality designer resin

(Books not included)

Classic and Iconic New York Public Library Lion Bookends

Bookends don't get much more classic than these iconic Library Lions

New York Public Library Lion Bookends
New York Public Library Lion Bookends

These exquisite and beautifully detailed replicas of the New York Public Library Lions are crafted of bonded marble to celebrate the New York Public Library, which houses one of the world's great collections of books and manuscripts since 1911. Patience and Fortitude, named by former New York City mayor LaGuardia, are the world-renowned pair of marble lions that stand proudly before the majestic main branch of the New York Public Libary. As they have captured the imagination and affection of world visitors as well as New Yorkers, so too can they now be on the book shelf of any lover of books.

* Hand-cast in a durable blend of marble powder and museum-quality resin (bonded marble)

* standing 7-inches tall and are heavy enough to hold large books

* each base measures 7-inches x 4-inches

* non-skid pads on the bottom to protect fine furniture

 

Chinese Guardian Lion (Foo Dogs) Bookends in Bronze Finish

Bookends of the Oceans and Seas

Great for the sailor or whoever loves the real or imagined creatures of the sea. Also perfect if you are looking for nautical bookends

Sailboat Bookends by Sterling Industries - Comes as a Pair

Keep your books safely between the sails

* Great Gift for someone who loves the sea!

* Each measures 5 inch by 4-1/2-inch and 8-1/2-inch tall

(Books not included)

Nautical Maritime Pair of Wood & Brass Bookends by Benzara

Each Measures 11 high x 6 wide x 4 depth (inches)

This set of ship's bell nautical themed bookends is the perfect gift anytime, for book lovers and students

* made of well seasoned varnished quality wood; Brass.

* Color: Brown with brass bell.

* (Books not included)

Iron Starfish Doorstop with a Verdigris Finish may be a Bookend Too!

Iron Starfish Doorstop Verdigris Finish
Iron Starfish Doorstop Verdigris Finish

* Measures 10"H x 8.5"L x 2.5"W

* Made of Cast Iron with a verdigris finish

* Sold separately so order 2 for bookends

 

Pretty Glass and Crystal Bookends

Sturdy and beautiful, these bookends will light up your book shelves

Pair of Mirrored Bookends by Sterling Industries

Beautiful bronze-metal edged mirrors with multiple mirrored facets create these matched bookends. Sterling Industries brings a full line of home accessories including tabletop and wall decor plus a line of accent furniture. SI strives to incorporate inspiration from around the world into their home accents pieces such as these bookends.

(Books not included)

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Pewter Plated Bottle Bookend is also a Wine Storage Rack

Sold Singly - Dimensions: 9 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 10 3/4

Add function and sophistication to your bookshelves with the Heritage Bookend Bottle Antique Embossed Pewter Wine Rack.

* made of sturdy metal with antique pewter plating finish

* wine rack holds three bottles of wine (wine not included)

Classicly Beautiful Marble Wedge Bookends

Silver Iron Men Bookends

Silver Iron Men Bookends Set
Silver Iron Men Bookends Set

Give a great decorative accent for your traditional bookcase with these silver finish iron man bookends..

* masculine style makes them a perfect accent for a boy's room or a man's office or den.

(Books not included)

 

Colorful, Funky and Different Bookends

Betty Boop Biker Bookends

Each Dimensions: 5.25 H x 5 W x 3.25 D.

* Individually Hand Crafted and Hand Painted

* Made of resin

Knowledge in the Brain Bookends - Stands 8 inches tall

Knowledge in the Brain Bookends, Black/Gold
Knowledge in the Brain Bookends, Black/Gold

These contemporary, unique bookends are the perfect addition to any modern home.

* designed by Karim Rashid

* based on a 3d representation of artist's own head

* made of rubber-coated stone resin

* available in black/gold, or white/pink

 

Pink Heart Bookends with a Lime Base

Each Measures - Length: 7, Height: 6.75

This set of bookends with a heart theme, in pink with a lime base, will add that extra decorative touch to your child's room.

* a great way to organize books

* teach your child organizational skills

* glued and screwed metal inserts for extra strength

* hand painted MDF wood

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Thanks for Looking at this Selection of Pretty Book Ends - I Hope You found a Pretty Pair of Bookends - The Perfect Booklover Gift!

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    • lesliesinclair profile image

      lesliesinclair 

      5 years ago

      My favorites are the Hamsa bookends. Loved looking at these.

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      dellgirl 

      5 years ago

      Thanks for sharing these Pretty Book Ends gift ideas, theyâre gorgeous!

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      mouse1996 lm 

      5 years ago

      Great article. I just did one about bookends too and I am in love with them now. You have some wonderful selections.

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      RebaC 

      5 years ago

      Cool lens! I like the public library book ends.

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      ohcaroline 

      5 years ago

      I really like those sailboat book ends. Great gift ideas.

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