Beaux Books is an independent bookseller offering a bespoke selection of the finest books on subjects including fashion, photography, art, design, interiors, society, jewellery, architecture and lifestyle. Our aim is to celebrate and promote the best books that are published - past, present and future.
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A Swatch Album of Ladies' Fashion Fabrics by Maurice Briere, Paris. Hiver 1936-37

A Swatch Album of Ladies' Fashion Fabrics by Maurice Briere, Paris. Hiver 1936-37£1,200.00

A remarkably comprehensive Art Deco trade catalogue of fashion fabric swatches from 1930s Paris.

June 1926. [A manuscript catalogue of Art Deco furniture designs]

June 1926. [A manuscript catalogue of Art Deco furniture designs]£220.00

A charming manuscript trade catalogue for a suite of Art Deco furniture by Irene Fawkes, with original photographs.

Wrens in Camera

Wrens in Camera£120.00

Lee Miller's war-time photographs of Wrens.

Punk

Punk£160.00

An early book on the punk scene.

A Collection of Photographs of Sacheverell Sitwell and his Family, collected by his son Francis Sitwell.

A Collection of Photographs of Sacheverell Sitwell and his Family, collected by his son Francis Sitwell.£300.00

Photographs and negatives of the Sitwell siblings

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Boutons

Boutons£120.00

The scarce, definitive book on buttons, their design and their history.

Dior by Dior. The Autobiography of Christian Dior

Dior by Dior. The Autobiography of Christian DiorSOLD

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A great copy of the first English edition of Dior's autobiography.

The House of Leleu. Classic French Style for a Modern World 1920-1973.

The House of Leleu. Classic French Style for a Modern World 1920-1973.£250.00

The definitive work on the French interior design and decoration firm Leleu.

Cecil Beaton's The Years Between. Diaries 1939-44

Cecil Beaton's The Years Between. Diaries 1939-44£70.00

The second volume of Beaton's diaries, covering his time as a war photographer.

WalPaMur Water Paint. Series H

WalPaMur Water Paint. Series H£180.00

A rare survival of a colour sample book produced by the Walpamur paint company.

Women's Lives
Grace and Favour. The Memoirs of Loelia, Duchess of Westminster [ASSOCIATION COPY]

Grace and Favour. The Memoirs of Loelia, Duchess of Westminster [ASSOCIATION COPY]SOLD

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An association copy of Leolia, Duchess of Westminster's searingly honest memoirs.

Louise Nevelson. Art is Life

Louise Nevelson. Art is Life£19.00

A biography of the complex American sculptor Louise Nevelson.

Shocking Life

Shocking LifeSOLD

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A first edition of Schiaparelli's autobiography with the scarce shocking pink dust jacket.

Sylvia Plath : Last Encounters [SIGNED]

Sylvia Plath : Last Encounters [SIGNED]£250.00

The suppressed memoir of Trevor Thomas, the last man to see Plath alive.

The Scandal of Syrie Maugham

The Scandal of Syrie MaughamSOLD

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An investigation into the life and relationships of decorator and socialite Syrie Maugham