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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 ammobooks.com A reissue from publisher Ammo Books of illustrator Charley...
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 dwr.com If selecting a book for the bibliophile on your...
Ettore Sottsass by Philippe Thomé, $150 from phaidon.com The 1980s movement Memphis is back in a big way.
265 lamp by Paolo Rizzatto for Flos, $1,425 from usa.flos.com Illuminate texts with this wall-mounted steel lamp.
The Infographic Designers' Sketchbooks by Steven Heller and Rick Landers, $60 from chroniclebooks.com We're in the era...
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 book---shop.com Available in walnut or birch wood, the shelf offers...
Spektrum Berlin by Matthias Heiderich, $36 from editionsintervalles.com It's no secret that we're fans of the...
Mid-Century Modern Complete by Dominic Bradbury, $125 from abramsbooks.com Between penning stories for Dwell, writer...
Brass Bookends by Commune, $900 from communedesign.com To keep books neatly upright, you could do no better than these...
Life Along the Elevated, by Megan Canning, Krisanne Johnson, and Whitney Johnson, $25 from designtrust.org Published...
Algedi Marble Side Table by Iacoli & McAllister, $1,895 from dwell.com Along with a light and a lounge chair, a...
Thoughts on Design by Paul Rand with a new introduction by Michael Beirut, $20 from chroniclebooks.com Back in print...
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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