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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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.

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.

Ashcombe. The Story of a Fifteen-Year Lease [SIGNED]

Ashcombe. The Story of a Fifteen-Year Lease [SIGNED]£180.00

A signed first edition of Beaton's record of his famous Wiltshire country house.

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.

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.

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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.

Gio Ponti

Gio Ponti£450.00

Ugo La Pietra's definitive work on the designs of Gio Ponti.

Philippe Halsman's Jump Book

Philippe Halsman's Jump Book£250.00

A first edition of Halsman's irreverent images of America's great and good in the act of jumping.

John French. Fashion Photographer

John French. Fashion Photographer£35.00

The first and only book on the great New Look fashion photographer, John French.

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.

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

The Unfinished Palazzo. Life, Love and Art in Venice. The stories of Luisa Casati, Doris Castlerosse and Peggy Guggenheim

The Unfinished Palazzo. Life, Love and Art in Venice. The stories of Luisa Casati, Doris Castlerosse and Peggy Guggenheim£19.00

A fascinating story of three remarkable women of the twentieth century.