for my birthday:
Time/Life Life Library --"The Print"; "The Camera"; "Light and Film". As well as 3 non-photographic books: "Little House on the Praire" and "On the Banks of Plum Creek" both by Laura Ingalls Wilder, and "Life's Little Instruction Book" author not recalled, book is being read by others in household .
So, I'd say a pretty good birthday for some one who slowly creeping toward the big 5-0!!