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Holiday Gift Guide 2014: For the Bibliophile

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When it comes to giving books, one size (usually) fits all, there's no need to find an additional box with which to wrap it, and it lasts a lifetime. We've handpicked a few of our favorites along with extra items to create the ultimate reading nook.

Let us know your favorite design and architecture tomes in the comments section below, and don't forget to browse the full Dwell holiday gift guide for 2014.

Birds and Words by Charley Harper, $50 from...
Commune: Designed in California by Roman Alonso, Steven Johanknecht, Pamela Shamshiri, and Ramin Shamshiri; $60 from...
Recliner 74 by Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin, $3,100 from...
Ettore Sottsass by Philippe Thomé, $150 from...
265 lamp by Paolo Rizzatto for Flos, $1,425 from...
The Infographic Designers' Sketchbooks by Steven Heller and Rick Landers, $60 from...
Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires & Riots: California and Graphic Design, 1936-1986 by Louise Sandhaus, $55 from...
The SSB-1 by Erik Heywood for BOOK/SHOP, $199 from...
Spektrum Berlin by Matthias Heiderich, $36 from...
Mid-Century Modern Complete by Dominic Bradbury, $125 from...
Brass Bookends by Commune, $900 from...
Life Along the Elevated, by Megan Canning, Krisanne Johnson, and Whitney Johnson, $25 from...
Algedi Marble Side Table by Iacoli & McAllister, $1,895 from...
Thoughts on Design by Paul Rand with a new introduction by Michael Beirut, $20 from...
If you're looking for an extra thoughtful gift, consider a paperback from Black Sparrow Press, a small publishing house...
For a more affordable wall-mounted reading lamp, consider the Crane Light by Cincinnati-based manufacturer Yes.
Let us know your favorite design and architecture tomes in the comments section below, and don't forget to browse the...
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