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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Austin Reed. Evening Wear

Austin Reed. Evening Wear£180.00

A perfect period fashion catalogue from the 1930s, capturing the dress and the spirit of the Jazz Age.

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.

The End. Montauk, N.Y.

The End. Montauk, N.Y.£500.00

A collection of photographs capturing the carefree spirit of Montauk and it's surfing culture.

Advertising Brochure for the Ladies' Department of Fortnum & Mason, Autumn 1932, with a cover design by E. McKnight Kauffer

Advertising Brochure for the Ladies' Department of Fortnum & Mason, Autumn 1932, with a cover design by E. McKnight Kauffer£80.00

An invitation to view Fortnum and Mason's winter fashions, with a striking McKnight Kauffer design.

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.

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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.

Russian Ballet Through Russian Eyes

Russian Ballet Through Russian Eyes£60.00

A contemporary discourse on the Russian Ballet, with a scarce dust jacket designed by Vladimir Polunin.

Living in Vogue

Living in Vogue£80.00

A veritable treasure trove of interiors belonging to some of the most stylish personalities of 1980s Britain.

David Hockney. Egyptain Journeys

David Hockney. Egyptain Journeys£120.00

A catalogue of Hockney's drawings and prints inspired by his travels to Egypt.

The Givenchy Style

The Givenchy Style£225.00

An album of inspiration and a lesson in the art of elegance from the master couturier.

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]£250.00

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 Life£375.00

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 Maugham£75.00

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