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an elaborate oversize book suitable for displaying on a coffee table

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That aside, however, coffee-table books don't come much more richly flavour some than this gilt-edged, leatherbound tome by the Post's most discerning globetrotter (yes, he works for us, I work for us, and the book is published by us, but please don't use any of that as measure of the reviewer's objectivity).
In this coffee-table book about New York City during the mid-'70s and early '80s, roving cameraman Shabazz takes readers back to a time when Adidas ruled, hip-hop was new on the block and neighborhoods were alive with hope.
This is one coffee-table book that will not just sit, but inspire and provoke.
And now his "Mutts" cartoon, which runs in more than 500 newspapers, is the subject of a glossy coffee-table book called Mutts: The Comic Art of Patrick McDonnell.
Some coffee-table books feature hair-raising microscopic views of insects, dust mites, and other minimonsters.
Most of these coffee-table books have been produced by outsiders for outsiders.
The many shots of trains, winter landscapes, and nineteenth-century buildings seem to refer more to vintage coffee-table books and snow-filled paperweights than to the actual sites where they were taken (one of the Richardson photos is in fact a shot of an image in a book).
Editions du Trecarre also has a remarkable series of coffee-table books.
Without a range of topics, hardcovers and coffee-table books to accent those paperbacks, you're still falling short, says Robert Miller, curator of Chicago's Vivian Harsh Research Collection of Afro-American History and Literature.