Circa 1820 English Mahogany Reading Stand you will fall in love with! It has metal pins to hold your favorite readings that will keep everything held in place. In past times, this wonderful piece would be easily found in libraries and near fireplaces. The back can be slanted to your desired angle. Bring this marvelous piece with you and enjoy reading your favorite writings, or even to hold your laptop and tablets. Can also be used as a music stand.