03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Best Books For Your Christmas Wishlist (PHOTOS, POLL)

Books are beautiful objects, and to me there's nothing more alluring than one produced with all the stops pulled out: on uniquely gorgeous paper and practically ready for the museum glass case. They carry a stiff price tag, but these limited editions will only become more valuable with age. I did put in a few that I published through Welcome Books -- I love my projects and I just have to sing about them sometimes.

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