coffee table book


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coffee table book

A large hardbound book primarily containing pictures that is often displayed on a coffee table in a common area as a conversation piece. Jenna published a coffee table book that featured beautiful photographs from her European vacations.
See also: book, coffee, table

coffee-table book

A large, typically hardcover book full of glossy photos that is meant to be displayed on a coffee-table for casual viewing, as opposed to thorough reading. At least there were some interesting coffee-table books to flip through while we waited.
See also: book
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Subhash Bhamre who in his message says, I am pleased to learn that DDP is bringing out a Coffee Table Book highlighting inception of OFB/ DPSUs, production of wide ranging products at various units, indigenization efforts as well as the Corporate Social Responsibilities.
The first ever coffee table book on the department, it chronicles the post-independence years of development, indigenisation and production of arms, ammunition and defence equipment, with a view to achieve self-reliance for the Armed Forces of India.
Assim, o produto coffee table book e sintoma do seu tempo, a saber, a contemporaneidade, quando "o espetaculo nao e um conjunto de imagens, mas uma relacao social entre pessoas, mediada por imagens" (Debord, 2009, p.
Real Leaders is a first of its kind coffee table book featuring real estate developers who are also doing exemplary social work and fulfilling their Corporate Social Responsibility.
The idea of doing a commodity book may not be original, but The Story of Corn is just the kind of coffee table book I like having on my coffee table.
Alexander Payne, co-author of the ultimate guide to the species, The Coffee Table Coffee Table Book, says: ``A coffee table can take virtually any form, and stretch the limits of both the imagination and good taste, from rustic barn door to media centre, from a sci-fi fantasy to work of art.
The packs include a copy of the DVD, the official CD soundtrack and a coffee table book The Passion (with foreword by Mel Gibson).
Alexander Payne, co-author of the ultimate guide to the species, The Coffee Table Coffee Table Book says: "A coffee table can take virtually any form, and stretch the limits of both the imagination and good taste, from rustic barn door to media centre, from a sci-fi fantasy to work of art.
Fresh Wood," a coffee table book of more than 100 detailed photographs and information on each of the finalists in the 2003 AWES Fair's Student Design competition, is scheduled for release in November.
Dance photographer and critic Nina Alovert is the author of Baryshnikov in Russia and a new coffee table book, Vladimir Malakhov.
I Lundy's tale is colorful--and seemingly tragic--enough to warrant it's own treatment, which it fortunately has in the form of newspaper feature stories and even a coffee table book.
Now I'll have to get a coffee table," he quips as he unwraps a beautiful coffee table book on Mt.
So, I'd conclude this is a coffee table book for a small studio apartment where space is at a premium.
On the heels of Jonathan Lasker's most stimulating gallery show in years comes this coffee table book on his work (with the rather unfortunate subtitle, "Telling the Tales of Painting").
The clear winner for most common gift is the coffee table book.