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A Guide to Stylish Coffee Table Books on Egypt for Your Home

March 8, 2024


In the messy world of the bustle of our homes, coffee table books offer a quiet escape. They act as portals to a quieter state of mind, a state of being. Just like a bowl of colorful fruits on a table, these books offer a delicious feast for the brain and the heart.

More than just decoration, they’re also a reflection of who lives inside that home. They showcase the things that spark their curiosity, the beauty they find inspiring, and the knowledge they crave. For those that often feel overwhelmed from organizing and decorating their home, coffee table books can create a sense of visual organization, adding a touch of personality without creating clutter.

Egyptian coffee table books delve into a variety of topics, offering stunning visuals of art, architecture, history, and everyday life. Dive into this curated list by Egyptian Streets and bring a touch of the Nile to your home.

Cairo Eternal 

This stunning coffee table book isn’t just a collection of stylish photography; it’s a captivating journey through the heart of Egypt’s dynamic capital. “Cairo Eternal” is the first Egyptian entry in Assouline’s Travel Series, highlighting the city’s one-of-a-kind aesthetic where history and modernity collide.

Egypt Game Book: Egypt in the Time of the Pharaohs

The visually intiguing cover of this book immediately invites exploration, making it a natural conversation starter for curious guests. This coffee table book uses games and visual clues to bring ancient Egypt to life. It explores everything from the awe-inspiring art and architecture of ancient Egypt to the daily lives and religious practices of its people.

Atlas of Egyptian Art

Prisse d’Avennes’s massive work, published between 1868 and 1878, is a stunning record of the lost art of the ancient Egyptian civilization. He documented everything he saw, including many artifacts that are now gone forever. His detailed drawings and plans were the first reliable records of Egyptian architecture and decorations. This book is a treasure trove for anyone fascinated by his discoveries, offering a stunning inspiration for artists, writers and creators.

On the Nile in the Golden Age of Travel

In moments where your mind desperately craves for a summer vacation, this coffee table book whisks you away on a Nile cruise. Using vibrant illustrations, period photographs, and colorful vintage posters, the book showcases the golden age of Nile cruising. It’s a story of the people, the places, and the magnificent boats that glided along the Nile, offering the perfect summer escape for anyone yearning for a touch of glamour and travel.


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