Chelsea Rare Book Fair

Please find below a selection of highlights that Beaux Books will be exhibiting at the ABA Chelsea Rare Book Fair
These, and many other books, will be available to view at Stand 44 in the Main Hall.
Friday 3rd - Saturday 4th November 2023 at Chelsea Old Town Hall, King's Road, London, SW3 5EE
Please contact us if you would like to receive a ticket.

36 Items
The Rainbow Comes and Goes; The Light of Common Day; Trumpets from the Steep [Complete Set]

A complete three-volume set of the memoirs of Lady Diana Cooper.

David Hicks. Garden Design

David Hicks turns to outside spaces in this 1982 design guide.

Gio Ponti. The Complete Work 1923-1978

A scarce copy of what remains the most comprehensive book on Gio Ponti, written by his daughter.


The best of Rene Gruau's fashion illustrations.

Kim Lim

An exhibition catalogue of Lim's marble sculptures from the late 1980s.

Sophie Calle. True Stories. Hasselblad Award 2010

A series of autobiographical photos and texts by Sophie Calle.

The Givenchy Style

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

A Day Off by Tony Ray-Jones

Ray-Jones' classic photo book, an affectionate look at the English and their eccentricities.

Private View. The Lively World of British Art

An exploration of the London art scene in the 1960s, with photographs by Lord Snowdon.

Studies in Ballet

William Chappell writes and illustrates his thoughts on ballet.

Poltergeists. An Introduction and Examination followed by Chosen Instances

'Four hundred pages and Mr. Sitwell promises a shudder on every page.'

Dance of the Quick and the Dead. An Entertainment of the Imagination

Sacheverell Sitwell's artistic medley, with jacket design by Barnett Freedman.

David Hicks. Living with Design

David Hicks offers his wisdom on all aspects of decorating.

A Nomenclature of Colors for Naturalists, and Compendium of Useful Knowledge for Ornithologists

Ridgway's 1886 influential nomenclature of colours adapted for naturalists.

Eileen Agar. A Look at My Life
Eileen Agar. A Look at My Life

The autobiography of English surrealist artist Eileen Agar.

Standard Color Card of America

The first issue of America's colour standard system.

The English At Home

A very good copy of Bill Brandt's first, influential photo book.

So Far So Glad [INSCRIBED]

Inscribed by Edward James to Penelope Betjeman.

The Destruction of the Country House 1875-1975

The influential book on the destruction of country houses in Britain.

A Book of Beauty

Hugh Cecil's 1920s photographs of society beauties.

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