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12 Best Book Gifts for the Literature Lover in Your Life

Even Gatsby would be jealous of these high-end gifts.
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Need a gift for the lit lover in your life? Check out these presents that any bookworm is sure to love.

PERSONAL EMBOSSER WITH STAND


$39.95 (P2,030.70)

Anyone who has lent out a book and never gotten it back will appreciate this embosser, which makes it easy to label books as being from your own library—whether or not you decide to loan them out again.

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KINDLE OASIS E-READER

$249.99 (P12,707.24)

The latest version of Amazon’s beloved e-reader doesn’t just have ergonomic design and the highest-resolution Paperwhite display yet, it’s also waterproof—hello, bathtub reading!—and has built-in Audible capabilities, so you can switch between reading a book and listening to the audio version.

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L'OBJET CORAL BOOKEND

$895 (P45,493.75)

Even if your friend is not a fan of Moby Dick or 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, a pair of coral bookends may tempt them to explore other oceanic reads.

MILO MARBLE BOOKENDS

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$950 (P48,289.45)

For the bookworm who appreciates artful objects, a pair of marble mini sculptures in the form of bookends.

PAGODA ETAGERE — COLLECTOR'S EDITION

Prices vary by location

The perfect gift for the Francophile who thinks bookshelves are basic compared to a gold-leafed etagere.

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"RL '67 BOOM ARM" DESK/TABLE LAMP BY RALPH LAUREN HOME


$880 (P44,731.28)

A light that can hover close to pages for the late night reader.

COONLEY PLAYHOUSE BOOKMARK


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$20 (P1,016.62)

For the architecture aficionado, a bookmark printed with an iconic Frank Lloyd Wright design.

CHI CABINET


$5,500 (P279,570.50)

Decorator Bunny Williams has penned countless books on classic American interiors. This bookshelf she designed epitomizes her timeless touch.

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VINTAGE SET OF SIX TRIANGLE STACKING SHELVES, COVERED IN KOREAN PAPER

$2,700 (P137,243.70)

The Upper East Side décor shop KRB is stocked with the most unique and elegant finds, like these antique stacking shelves wrapped in Korean paper.

CHRISTOPHER SPITZMILLER CAMERON LAMPS

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Prices vary

Some of the most stylish libraries around the world feature lamps by potter Christopher Spitzmiller. The high gloss lighting is a favorite of interior designers Miles Redd, Ashley Whittaker, Charlotte Moss and more

GOLD ASSORTED BOOKMARKS

$35 (P1,779.09)

This set of five bookmarks, each engraved with a gorgeous design in gold, comes from the beloved stationary and gift company Mrs. John L. Strong, making the case that your books are some of the most important papers you have.

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QUARTERLANE BOOKS MEMBERSHIP

$95 (P4,828.95)

Who wouldn’t love a membership to this service, which offers a box of books, objets d’art, and literary gifts sent straight to your home four times a year? Different packages are available for fiction lovers, style mavens, and gourmands among others.

This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.

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Prices are based on the conversion rate of $1 = P50.83.

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