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.

The shelves are stocked with a hand-picked selection
of established classics and new discoveries,
as well as unique, signed and ephemeral items.

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The Small Canteen. How to plan and operate a modern meal service

The Small Canteen. How to plan and operate a modern meal service£350.00

A scarce guide to running a small canteen in post-War Britain, with a jacket design by Diana Wilbraham and printed at the Curwen Press.

An Indian Album

An Indian Album£140.00

Cecil Beaton's photographs of war-time India.



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Lord Snowdon's first photography book capturing London in the 1950s.

Saying Life. The Memoirs of Sir Francis Rose

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The scarce memoirs of Francis Rose, the painter championed by Gertrude Stein and the 'frenemy' of Cecil Beaton.

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Brave New World [SIGNED]

Brave New World [SIGNED]£220.00

An edition of Aldous Huxley's Brave New World, with a jacket design by Edward Bawden, signed by the artist.

Nijinsky 1889-1950

Nijinsky 1889-1950£120.00

The catalogue to accompany an exhibition on the Ballets Russes dancer Vaslav Nijinsky.

Picasso. His Life and Work

Picasso. His Life and Work£70.00

An extremely attractive copy of Roland Penrose's biography of his friend, Picasso

Vintage Egypt. Cruising the Nile in the Golden Age of Travel

Vintage Egypt. Cruising the Nile in the Golden Age of Travel£120.00

An album of vintage photographs capturing the expat culture in Egypt during the early 20th century.

Women Artists & Writers
Look at Hardwick Hall

Look at Hardwick Hall£125.00

Rena Gardiner's privately-printed guide book to Hardwick Hall.

Louise Bourgeois. Album

Louise Bourgeois. Album£450.00

Louise Bourgeois' creation of a "family photo album", examining the influence of her childhood on her work.

Monday or Tuesday

Monday or Tuesday£1,750.00

An early publication of the Hogarth Press, containing short stories by Viriginia Woolf and original woodcuts by Vanessa Bell.

Wrens in Camera

Wrens in Camera£100.00

Lee Miller's war-time photographs of Wrens.


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John French. Fashion Photographer

John French. Fashion Photographer£70.00

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

Pierre Chareau. Architect and Craftsman 1883-1950

Pierre Chareau. Architect and Craftsman 1883-1950£175.00

The first comprehensive publication on the life and work of the French architect and designer.

The Work of Rex Whistler

The Work of Rex Whistler£300.00

The important catalogue of Rex Whistler's work produced by his brother Laurence.