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Question 1: This style of bookcase was either made in a Dickensian period, or harkens back to the style of such times, so they're most commonly glazed with a ________ and small panes of glass.
James Powell and SonsStained glassArt NouveauLeadlight

Question 2: As ________ volumes accumulated in religious houses or in homes of the wealthy, they were stored on shelves or in cupboards.
BookManuscript culturePapyrusManuscript

Question 3: See also Sympson the Joiner and the early glazed bookcases made for Samuel Pepys; ________ where each bookcase was named after a prominent figure in ancient Rome whose bust stood on the top.
Caesar (title)GalbaAugustusCotton library

Question 4: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
Copyright infringementCopyrightIntellectual propertyPublic domain

Question 5: of ________ around the beginning of the 20th century.
ChicagoRoscoe, IllinoisPeoria, IllinoisRockford, Illinois

Question 6: The library of the ________ at the Guildhall is a peculiarly effective example of the bay arrangement.
City of LondonGreater LondonBristolCity of Westminster

Question 7: One particularly humorous example is found in the film ________, when Doctor Frankenstein's laboratory is opened via a bookcase triggered by a candle.
Frankenstein (1931 film)Frankenstein in popular cultureDracula: Dead and Loving ItYoung Frankenstein

Question 8: A bookcase, or bookshelf, is a piece of furniture, almost always with horizontal shelves, used to store ________.

Question 9: Early bookcases were usually of oak, which is still deemed by some to be the most appropriate wood for an elegant ________.
Abbasid CaliphateLibraryItalyIslamic Golden Age

Question 10: The band of ________, vellum or parchment which closed the book was often used for the inscription of the title, which was thus on the fore-edge instead of on the spine.
LeatherButtonWoolLeather skirt

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