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List of famous coffee table book books, listed alphabetically with jacket cover images of the books when available. Information for these popular coffee table book books is included as well, such as the author's name and the book's publication date. This list includes the best coffee table book novels, textbooks, and stories, so use it to find books you haven't already read and add them to your reading list.

List books range from Vanity Fair: The Portraits - A Century of Iconic Images to Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs.

This list should answer the questions, "What are the best coffee table book books?" and "What are the most famous coffee table book books?"

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100 of the World's Best Houses is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
100 of the World's Best Houses Catherine Slessor 100 of the World's Best Houses is a book by Catherine Slessor.

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30,000 Years of Art: The Story... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
30,000 Years of Art: The Story of Human Creativity Across Time and Space 30,000 Years of Art: The Story of Human Creativity Across Time and Space is a book by the editors of Phaidon Press.

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A Face in the Crowd: Expressio... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
A Face in the Crowd: Expressions of Gay Life in America A Face in the Crowd: Expressions of Gay Life in America is a book edited by Martin Bedogne and John Peterson.

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A Field Guide to Sprawl is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
A Field Guide to Sprawl Dolores Hayden A Field Guide to Sprawl is a book by Dolores Hayden.

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A Hidden Love: Art and Homosex... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
A Hidden Love: Art and Homosexuality Dominique Fernandez A Hidden Love: Art and Homosexuality is a book by Dominique Fernandez.

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A Living Lens: Photographs of ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
A Living Lens: Photographs of Jewish Life from the Pages of the Forward A Living Lens: Photographs of Jewish Life from the Pages of the Forward is a book edited by Alana Newhouse.

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A Short History of Art is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
A Short History of Art Anthony Janson, H. W. Janson A Short History of Art is a book by H. W. Janson and Anthony Janson.

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A Trick Of The Eye: Trompe L'o... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
A Trick Of The Eye: Trompe L'oeil Masterpieces Eckhard Hollmann, Jurgen Tesch A Trick Of The Eye: Trompe L'oeil Masterpieces is a book by Eckhard Hollmann and Jurgen Tesch.

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A World of Bracelets: Africa, ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
A World of Bracelets: Africa, Asia, America, Oceania Anne van Cutsem A World of Bracelets: Africa, Asia, America, Oceania is a book by Anne van Cutsem.

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Adventurous Wine Architecture is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Adventurous Wine Architecture Michael Webb Adventurous Wine Architecture is a book by Michael Webb.

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African Textiles: Color and Cr... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
African Textiles: Color and Creativity Across a Continent John Gillow African Textiles: Color and Creativity Across a Continent is a book by John Gillow.

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After the Ruins, 1906 and 2006... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
After the Ruins, 1906 and 2006: Rephotographing the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Mark Klett, Michael Lundgren After the Ruins, 1906 and 2006: Rephotographing the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire is a book by Mark Klett and Michael Lundgren.

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Aftermath: World Trade Center ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Aftermath: World Trade Center Archive Joel Meyerowitz Aftermath: World Trade Center is a book that documents the cleanup process after the September 11, 2001 attacks. It was compiled by the photographer Joel Meyerowitz and published by Phaidon ...more

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Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set - Volume I & II: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs Alfred Stieglitz, Sarah Greenough Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set - Volume I II: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs is a book by Sarah Greenough.

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America and the Tintype is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
America and the Tintype Steven Kasher America and the Tintype is a book by Steven Kasher.

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America on the Ropes: A Pictor... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
America on the Ropes: A Pictorial History of the Johnson-Jeffries Fight Wayne A. Rozen America on the Ropes: A Pictorial History of the Johnson-Jeffries Fight is a book by Wayne A. Rozen.

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American Genius: Nineteenth Ce... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
American Genius: Nineteenth Century Bank Locks and Time Locks John Erroll, David Erroll American Genius: Nineteenth Century Bank Locks and Time Locks is a book by David Erroll and John Erroll.

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An American Index of the Hidde... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar Taryn Simon An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar is a book by Taryn Simon, edited by Althea Waslow.

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An Artist's Garden is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
An Artist's Garden Peyton Skipwith, Raymond Booth An Artist's Garden is a book by Raymond Booth.

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An Illustrated History of the ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
An Illustrated History of the First World War John Keegan An Illustrated History of the First World War is a book by John Keegan.

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Animal Portraits is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Animal Portraits Walter Schels Animal Portraits is a book by Walter Schels.

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Annie Leibovitz: A Photographe... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels

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Ansel Adams at 100 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Ansel Adams at 100 John Szarkowski, Ansel Adams Ansel Adams at 100 is a book by Ansel Adams and John Szarkowski.

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Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels

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Archaeology of Elegance: Twent... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Archaeology of Elegance: Twenty Years of Fashion Photography, 1980-2000 Marion de Beaupre Archaeology of Elegance: Twenty Years of Fashion Photography, 1980-2000 is a book by Marion de Beaupre.

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Art at the Turn of the Millenn... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Art at the Turn of the Millennium Art at the Turn of the Millennium is a book edited by Burkhard Riemschneider and Uta Grosenick.

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Art of Southeast Asia is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Art of Southeast Asia Maud Girard-Geslan, Valerie Zaleski, Donald M. Stadtner Art of Southeast Asia is a book by Donald M. Stadtner, Maud Girard-Geslan, Marijke J. Klokke, Albert Le Bonheur, Thierry Zephir and Valerie Zaleski.

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Art of the Brooklyn Bridge: A ... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Art of the Brooklyn Bridge: A Visual History Richard Haw Art of the Brooklyn Bridge: A Visual History is a book by Richard Haw.

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As I See It is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
As I See It Greg Gorman As I See It is a book by Greg Gorman.

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Asia Grace is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Asia Grace Kevin Kelly

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Asmara: Africa's Secret Modern... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Asmara: Africa's Secret Modernist City Naigzy Gebremedhin, Edward Denison, Guang Ren Asmara: Africa's Secret Modernist City is a book by Guang Ren, Naigzy Gebremedhin, and Edward Denison.

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At Ease: Navy Men of World War... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
At Ease: Navy Men of World War II Evan Bachner At Ease: Navy Men of World War II is a book by Evan Bachner.

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Audubon: Early Drawings is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Audubon: Early Drawings John James Audubon Audubon: Early Drawings is a book by John James Audubon, edited by Scott Edwards.

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Auguste Rodin: Drawings & Wate... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Auguste Rodin: Drawings & Watercolors Antoinette Normand-Romain, Antoinette Le Normand Romain, Christina Buley-Uribe Auguste Rodin: Drawings Watercolors is a book by Antoinette Le Normand Romain and Christina Buley-Uribe.

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Auto Legends: Classics of Styl... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Auto Legends: Classics of Style And Design Robert Cumberford Auto Legends: Classics of Style And Design is a book by Robert Cumberford.

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Berenice Abbott is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Berenice Abbott Berenice Abbott, Hank O'Neal Berenice Abbott is a book by Hank O'Neal and Berenice Abbott.

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Bhutan: A Visual Odyssey Acros... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Bhutan: A Visual Odyssey Across the Last Himalayan Kingdom Michael Hawley Bhutan: A Visual Odyssey Across the Last Himalayan Kingdom is a gigantic 2003 book composed of photographs taken on four trips through Bhutan. The book was created by scientist Michael Hawley ...more

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Black & White Men: Images is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Black & White Men: Images James Spada Black & White Men: Images is a book by James Spada.

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Blue: The History of a Color is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Blue: The History of a Color Michel Pastoureau Blue: The History of a Color is a book by Michel Pastoureau.

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Boathouses is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Boathouses Judy Ross, John De Visser Boathouses is a book by John de Visser and Judy Ross.

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Boring Postcards USA is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Boring Postcards USA Martin Parr

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Botticelli is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Botticelli Frank Zollner Botticelli is a book by Frank Zollner.

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Boys Will Be Boys - extended e... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Boys Will Be Boys - extended edition Joe Phillips "Gorgeous men with playful, sexy attitudes. This wonderful illustrations capture the true Joe Boy spirit. This EXTENDED EDITION of Joe's classic Boy's Will Be Boys has nearly twice the ...more

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Bradbury: An Illustrated Life ... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Bradbury: An Illustrated Life - A Journey to Far Metaphor Jerry Weist Bradbury: An Illustrated Life - A Journey to Far Metaphor is a book by Jerry Weist.

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Building a Masterpiece: Milwau... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Building a Masterpiece: Milwaukee Art Museum Milwaukee Art Museum Building a Masterpiece: Milwaukee Art Museum is a book by the Milwaukee Art Museum.

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Building Big is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Building Big David Macaulay Building Big is a book written by David Macaulay, author of the book series The Way Things Work. The book details the design of about 25 famous structures, broken down into five categories: ...more

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Bulfinch's Mythology is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Bulfinch's Mythology Thomas Bulfinch Bulfinch's Mythology: The Illustrated Age of Fable - The Classic Retelling of Greek and Roman Myths Accompanied by the World's Greatest Paintings is a book by Thomas Bulfinch.

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Cali Boys is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Cali Boys Joe Phillips "Cali Boys is an ambitious project that hit the mark. Filled cover-to-cover with new original works, unpublished anywhere else. Definately, Joe's hottest book yet. This book goes a step ...more

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Celestial Treasury: From the M... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Celestial Treasury: From the Music of the Spheres to the Conquest of Space Jean-Pierre Luminet, Marc Lachièze-Rey Celestial Treasury: From the Music of the Spheres to the Conquest of Space is a book by Marc Lachièze-Rey and Jean-Pierre Luminet.

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Chicago under Glass: Early Pho... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Coffee Table Book Books and Novels
Chicago under Glass: Early Photographs from the Chicago Daily News Mark Jacob, Richard Cahan Chicago under Glass: Early Photographs from the Chicago Daily News is a book by Mark Jacob and Richard Cahan.