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Every product is independently selected by obsessive editors. We all have that one friend whose artistic stack of coffee-table books inspires envy some of us are that friend. To find the coffee-table books art people love, we asked artists, collectors, and gallerists which art books they would be happy to give or receive this holiday season. Each one is a perfect gift for displaying and for reading cover to cover. The catalogue is comprised of a two-volume set: the first volume has abstract images of the garments from the Vatican and the second volume delves into how those creations have influenced designers in the 20th and 21st centuries.