Creature ($38) is spectacular in its simplicity. This excellent book from Andrew Zuckerman includes astonishing photos of 175 wild animals, all taken in front of a stark white background. The simple idea spurs one of the greatest coffee table books we've ever seen.
Peruse the first decade of Playboy in 21st century style. With Playboy Cover to Cover: The 50's ($60), you get every issue and every page in one searchable digital archive. The included Bondi Reader software (Mac/PC) lets you easily browse, search, and save the collection, which includes photos of Marilyn Monroe, Bettie Page, and Jayne Mansfield, and words from the likes of Hemingway, Bradbury, and Steinbeck. The set also comes with a 224–page companion coffee table book.
Referenced frequently throughout the series, The Tales of Beedle the Bard ($8) collects all five of the mythical Harry Potter fables in one place, complete with Rowling's illustrations and commentary from Dumbledore himself. For true wizarding enthusiasts, the Collector's Edition ($100) adds Rowling's handwritten introduction, more illustrations, and craftsmanship worthy of its lofty price.