The World in Photos ~ Coffee Table Books Galore!

A Listmania! list by Sara "Travel Maven" (Hoboken, NJ)
The list author says: "As a regular world traveler for business and pleasure, one of my hobbies is to collect coffee table books for every country or city I have visited. This is a list of stand-out photography books, the ones that really are displayed on my coffee table."
The Travel Book
1.  The Travel Book by Celeste Brash
The list author says:
  "2 pages for every country in the world. Awesome!"
Used & New from: $2.92
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Through the Lens: National Geographic Greatest Photographs (National Geographic Collectors Series)
2.  Through the Lens: National Geographic Greatest Photographs (National Geographic Collectors Series) by Alexandra Avakian
The list author says:
  "What coffee table would be complete without at least one NG book?"
$13.39   Used & New from: $2.43
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

One Planet: Inspirational Travel Photographs
3.  One Planet: Inspirational Travel Photographs by Lonely Planet
The list author says:
  "Inspirational, yes. But only a pro could actually take these shots."
Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Natural Fashion: Tribal Decoration from Africa
4.  Natural Fashion: Tribal Decoration from Africa by Hans Silvester
The list author says:
  "Jaw-dropping ceremonial dress from across Africa."
$19.31   Used & New from: $14.46
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (75 customer reviews)

China: Portrait of a People
5.  China: Portrait of a People by Tom Carter
The list author says:
  "A new classic. Puts every other photo book about China to shame."
$20.70   Used & New from: $4.94
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (118 customer reviews)

The Americans
6.  The Americans by Robert Frank
The list author says:
  "Nostalgic American road trip photos from the 50ís."
Used & New from: $23.41
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (88 customer reviews)

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The Most Beautiful Villages of Tuscany (The Most Beautiful Villages)
7.  The Most Beautiful Villages of Tuscany (The Most Beautiful Villages) by James Bentley
The list author says:
  "This one is for the wives."
Used & New from: $1.34
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

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Revelations: Latin American Wisdom for Every Day (Offerings for Humanity)
8.  Revelations: Latin American Wisdom for Every Day (Offerings for Humanity) by Danielle FŲllmi
The list author says:
  "Awesome pics by the Follmi family combined with inspirational quotes."
Used & New from: $5.33
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Fruits
9.  Fruits by Shōichi Aoki
The list author says:
  "Itís hard to take the Japanese seriously after seeing them in this book."
$20.25   Used & New from: $0.20
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews)

Ruin: Photographs of a Vanishing America
10.  Ruin: Photographs of a Vanishing America by Brian Vanden Brink
The list author says:
  "Imagine that America used to be something more than strip malls."
$43.57   Used & New from: $15.87
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

The White Rock
11.  The White Rock by Hugh Thomson
The list author says:
  "A photographic journey through ancient Incan empire."
Used & New from: $0.41
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

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How the Other Half Lives, Special Illustrated Edition
12.  How the Other Half Lives, Special Illustrated Edition by Sam Bass Warner
The list author says:
  "Pioneering photojournalism from 1880ís America."
$7.16   Used & New from: $4.50
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews)

Sebasti„o Salgado: Workers: An Archaeology of the Industrial Age
13.  Sebasti„o Salgado: Workers: An Archaeology of the Industrial Age by Sebastiao Salgado
The list author says:
  "Reminds us who really keeps our world together. Touching!"
$67.03   Used & New from: $55.00
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)

Work: The World in Photographs
14.  Work: The World in Photographs by Ferdinand Protzman
The list author says:
  "A more artistic look at the people who keep the globe running."
$27.32   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

I Was Cuba: Treasures from the Ramiro Fernandez Collection
15.  I Was Cuba: Treasures from the Ramiro Fernandez Collection by Kevin Kwan
The list author says:
  "Most people will never know the inside of Cuba except through images."
$27.50   Used & New from: $3.92
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

The Sikhs
16.  The Sikhs by Khushwant Singh
The list author says:
  "A beautiful examination of a misunderstood culture."
Used & New from: $12.96
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

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Spectacular Ireland
17.  Spectacular Ireland by Peter Harbison
The list author says:
  "Ancient architecture and breathtaking landscape shots."
Used & New from: $1.49
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

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Ethiopia: Peoples of the Omo Valley
18.  Ethiopia: Peoples of the Omo Valley by Hans Silvester
The list author says:
  "More native beauty from the vanishing tribes of Africa."
Used & New from: $284.25
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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India: In Word and Image
19.  India: In Word and Image by Eric Meola
The list author says:
  "A very flattering volume of imagery from scenic India."
Used & New from: $22.19
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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Henri Cartier-Bresson: ņ Propos de Paris
20.  Henri Cartier-Bresson: ņ Propos de Paris by Henri Cartier-Bresson
The list author says:
  "Only better way to see Paris if you canít go is through Henriís lens."
$29.95   Used & New from: $6.05
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Diane Arbus Revelations
21.  Diane Arbus Revelations by Diane Arbus
The list author says:
  "The weird side of America. A quirky classic!"
$60.34   Used & New from: $44.72
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

Annie Leibovitz at Work
22.  Annie Leibovitz at Work by Annie Leibovitz
The list author says:
  "Not exactly travel photography, but a great coffee table book nonetheless."
$27.02   Used & New from: $13.00
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (99 customer reviews)

Tulsa
23.  Tulsa by Larry Clark
The list author says:
  "Startling! Kind of makes you not want to visit Tulsa."
Used & New from: $82.29
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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Los Angeles: Portrait of a City
24.  Los Angeles: Portrait of a City by Kevin Starr
The list author says:
  "Archival photography compiled to present a visual history of LA."
$43.39   Used & New from: $38.00
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

The Sartorialist
25.  The Sartorialist by Scott Schuman
The list author says:
  "For those who donít have the luxury of wandering around downtown NYC."
$18.95   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

Vanity Fair: The Portraits: A Century of Iconic Images
26.  Vanity Fair: The Portraits: A Century of Iconic Images by Graydon Carter
The list author says:
  "Not much to do with traveling, but, again, a must-have for the table."
Used & New from: $30.00
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

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Portraits
27.  Portraits by Steve McCurry
The list author says:
  "My first coffee table book. Looked at it a zillion times."
Used & New from: $2.29
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (85 customer reviews)

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