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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In its last editions, the coffee table book beautifully captured success stories of brands like Bisleri, Confederation of All India Traders, KW, Halonix, Okaya, Sharp, Invertis University, Om Logistics, Prayag etc.
O livro nem sempre nasce coffee table book, ou seja, ele nao e criado apenas para ser visto tal qual um objeto; o livro torna-se coffee table book de acordo com a sua aparencia - o que explica a sua exposicao e a fetichizacao que desperta.
As for the coffee table book with Kendall Jenner included, Russell James is set to release it by October.
Attendees will be able to preview and pre-order this coffee table book. A portion of the profits from the books' sales go to benefit local nonprofit assistance programs for education and literacy of young adults in our community.
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.
If you want a coffee table book likely to keep the most fidgety of houseguests entertained, then Assassins could be it.
"I wanted it to be something like an encyclopaedia but also a coffee table book," she says.
Penguin has announced that the 21 year-old twins plan to pen a coffee table book together.
This one has gone from a pretty serious skate and snowbruce 'zinc to a coffee table book virtually devoid of actual ripping.
IT'S always a disappointment that compilers of coffee-table books have never taken the cue from Kramer, the Seinfeld character who produced a coffee table book, with little fold-out legs, that actually became a coffee table.
In his newest book, The Soul of a a New Cuisine (John Wiley & Sons), the Ethiopian-born chef, restaurateur, author, and TV host journeys to the continent of his birth and composes a coffee table book of enticing recipes and insightful stories artfully photographed in a context of historical and cultural origin.
The Extras star is among 100 People of the Year for 2006 in a special coffee table book due out next week.
With concise texts in German and English, including a contribution by the great German engineer Jorg Schlaich, this is a coffee table book which, happily, is well worth opening, and marks another chapter in Dechau's commingling of architecture, engineering and photography.
Three Gorges is a coffee table book of black-and-white photography capturing the land, the people, and the natural beauty of the Three Gorges on the Yangtze River in central China.
Where Jesus Walked: Experience The Presence Of God, with photography by Ken Duncan, and excerpts from the Holy Scriptures, the disciples, and many other known and important writers, is ideal as a coffee table book for Christian households and church school libraries.