BEAUX BOOKS is an independent book dealer specialising in
Fine & Rare Books on Art & Culture,
with a focus on material from the 20th and 21st centuries.

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of established classics and new discoveries,
as well as unique, signed and ephemeral items.

  
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Picasso [INSCRIBED BY CECIL BEATON TO JULIET DUFF]

Picasso [INSCRIBED BY CECIL BEATON TO JULIET DUFF]£250.00

Gertrude Stein's short pre-War biography of Picasso, inscribed by Cecil Beaton to Lady Juliet Duff.

Vogue's Book of Houses, Gardens, People

Vogue's Book of Houses, Gardens, People£300.00

A classic vintage book featuring Horst's photographs of the homes of the great and the good of the 1960s.

The Marchesa Casati. Portraits of a Muse

The Marchesa Casati. Portraits of a Muse£350.00

A visual biography of the Marchesa Casati and an illustrated study of the art she inspired.

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Nat Tate. An American Artist 1928-1960 [SIGNED]

Nat Tate. An American Artist 1928-1960 [SIGNED]£85.00

A literary hoax by William Boyd.

Outlandish Knight. The Byzantine World of Steven Runciman

Outlandish Knight. The Byzantine World of Steven Runciman£40.00

Minoo Dinshaw's biography of the enigmatic English historian and diplomat Steven Runciman.

The Laughter and the Urn. The Life of Rex Whistler

The Laughter and the Urn. The Life of Rex Whistler£25.00

Laurence Whistler's richly-researched account of the life of his brother Rex.

The Mad Boy, Lord Berners, My Grandmother and Me

The Mad Boy, Lord Berners, My Grandmother and Me£70.00

A part-memoir, part-biography of Lord Berners and Faringdon House.

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Brian Howard. Portrait of a Failure

Brian Howard. Portrait of a Failure£140.00

'Mad, bad and dangerous to know' - a biography of Brian Howard.

Double Exposure. A Twin Autobiography

Double Exposure. A Twin Autobiography£140.00

A dual-biography by identical twin sisters Gloria Vanderbilt and Thelma Furness.

Harold Nicolson. A Biography. Volume I 1886-1929 & Volume II 1930-1968

Harold Nicolson. A Biography. Volume I 1886-1929 & Volume II 1930-1968£80.00

James Lees-Milne two-volume biography of Harold Nicolson.

The World of Coco Chanel. Friends, Fashion, Fame

The World of Coco Chanel. Friends, Fashion, Fame£45.00

Edmonde Charles-Roux's visual biography of Coco Chanel.

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Eileen Agar. Angel of Anarchy

Eileen Agar. Angel of Anarchy£50.00

The catalogue for the retrospective exhibition of Eileen Agar's work at the Whitechapel Gallery.

Oliver Messel. A Biography

Oliver Messel. A Biography£85.00

An illustrated biography of Messel's life, work, theatre designs and interiors.

Serious Pleasures. The Life of Stephen Tennant

Serious Pleasures. The Life of Stephen Tennant£75.00

Philip Hoare's definitive biography of Stephen Tennant.

Tchelitchev

Tchelitchev£48.00

One of only a handful of books on the artist and set designer Pavel Tchelitchev.