Picks and Pans Review: Photography Books

updated 12/14/1981 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/14/1981 AT 01:00 AM EST

Photography as an art form is a booming business these days, judging by the current literature. Stumped Christmas shoppers might profit from the following selection of recent books, which range widely in subject and price. Some will weigh down the coffee table, while others will be prized for a favorite photographer's work, and one or two could be stashed away as investments.

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