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A leather Chesterfield is something that just gets better with age. That perfectly distressed look isn't cheap, but there are some great bargain versions of this classic British sofa. Would you invest in the collectible, or scoop up this cozy library living room?

Old Hickory Tannery St Andrews Leather Sofa, Horchow, $3,489

Complete Room:
Gordon Tufted Loveseat, Home Decorators Collection, $679
Alexander Brass Gooseneck floor lamp, Lamps Plus, $99.95
Trans Ocean Petra Agra Mandarin Rug 5' x 8', Rugs USA, $349
Riverside Furniture Camden Town Coffee Table, Wayfair, $416.25
Apothecary-style Double-door Media Stand, Overstock, $269
STRANDMON Wing chair, IKEA, $279
Metal Accordion Side Table, Urban Outfitters, $78
Augustus Library Bookshelf, World Market, $699.99
Augustus Bookshelf Ladder, World Market, $129.99
Total: $3,000.18

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