The bookcase has seen many incarnations over the years. The Victorian era saw the addition of glass fronts and short legs, for example, and many bookcases also doubled as China cabinets. As time went on, the simpler, flatter Mission and Arts and Crafts styles gained popularity. The mid 20th century saw the introduction of new materials such as laminate and metal, and new forms such as backless shelves and corner bookcases.
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