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Thomas Jefferson’s Revolving Book Stand

Thomas Jefferson’s Revolving Book Stand

Lawyer, politician, hobby architect and prolific inventor, but more important true American pioneer, with succeeding in all that fields and more it is certainly required to have a keen passion for knowledge. Nowadays, there are a multitude of solutions to drench that thirst, but around 1780 there was one man who took a further step to facilitate browsing through multiply books, that man was Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States. This revolving book stand is a reproduction of the original found in Jefferson’s mansion, Monticello, and is crafted of mahogany with a hand-polished finish. Holding five books at adjustable angles, it still suits for cross-checking information from several sources, keeping reference works in handy and allowing to instantly compare quote by quote, whilst exuding a truly unique presence.