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Coffee Table Books to Add to Your Collection This Spring

Head to these local shops to find delightful reads that make a statement about your varied interests.
—Photography by Kate Grewal

Coffee table books, though they don’t technically need to be stacked on a table, are both delightful to look at and make quite a statement about your varied interests. Here are a few recommendations that can be found at local shops:

Books pictured from top to bottom:

  • 1000 Record Covers by Michael Ochs ($20) at Atomic Books.
  • Inspire Your Home by Farah Merhi ($35) at The Ivy Bookshop.
  • Birds of North America edited by Francois Vuilleumier ($40) at Charm City Books.
  • Glory: Magical Visions of Black Beauty by Kahran and Regis Bethencourt ($30) at Charm City Books.
  • Mid-Century Modern Design: A Complete Sourcebook by Dominic Bradbury ($50) at The Ivy Bookshop.
  • Living with Nature: Decorating with the Rhythms of the Seasons by Marie Masureel ($42.50) at The Ivy Bookshop.
  • The Look of the Book: Jackets, Covers, and Art at the Edges of Literature by Peter Mendelsund and David J. Alworth ($50) at Atomic Books.
  • The Monocle Book of Japan by Tyler Brûlé, Andrew Tuck, Fiona Wilson, and Joe Pickard ($65) at Atomic Books.
  • Atlas of Animal Adventures: A Collection of Nature’s Most Unmissable Events, Epic Migrations and Extraordinary Behaviours by Rachel Williams, Emily Hawkins, and illustrated by Lucy Letherland ($35) at The Children’s Bookstore.

Heywood Wakefield lounge chair sourced and reupholstered by 605 Mod ($950) at Taken: Forever Reinventing. Dracaena Marginata plant ($40) and wicker basket ($12) from B.Willow.