Notes on this edition: Ford, Ford Madox. The Good Soldier. London: The Folio Society, 2008. Pp. xviii, 221. 23 cm. Illustrations by Philip Bannister.
Introduction by Julian Barnes on pages vii-xiv. Hard bound and housed in a slipcase, as issued by The Folio Society.
Notes on this edition: The Best of Frank O’Connor. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009. Pp. xxxviii, 673. 21 cm. ISBN: 9780307269041.
Edited and with an introduction by Julian Barnes pp. ix-xi. Everyman’s Library #321
This particular example also features a review slip from Alfred A. Knopf. The review slip lists the publication date as 11 June 2009, and the provisional price of $26.95.
Notes on this edition: “Hamlet in the Wild West.” (Short Story). Index on Censorship, vol. 23, issue 4/5, September/October 1994. Pp. 100-103.
This copy features signatures by Julian Barnes and A.S. Byatt to their respective short stories.
Notes on this edition: Philippe Paquet. Simon Leys: Navigator Between Worlds. Translated by Julie Rose. Carlton, Australia: La Trobe University Press (in conjunction with Black Inc.), 2017. Pp. 664. ISBN: 9781863959209
Forward by Julian Barnes on pages xi-xiii. Blurb by Julian Barnes also printed on the back of jacket. Barnes’s introduction was also published in The Australian newspaper.
Notes on this edition: “The Stowaway” from A History of the World in 10½ Chapters. The Reader’s Collection, 1989. Pp.28.
Sample chapter from Julian Barnes’s novel bound in paper covers. Stated on the inside pages: “This free sample chapter is one of the four specially printed for the Summer Reader’s Collection […]”.
The sample chapter includes a reproduction of the novel’s title page and copyright page. As this is the only sample examined, it remains unclear why the Barnes chapter was bound in a cover featuring cover art from Gita Mehta’s Raj.
Notes on this edition: “One of a Kind” by Julian Barnes. The Penguin Book of Modern British Short Stories. Edited with an introduction by Malcolm Bradbury. London: Penguin, 1988.
Julian Barnes’s short story “One of a Kind” is published on pages 400-406. In this example, Barnes has signed his entry. Formerly from the library of book collector Rolland Comstock.
Notes on this edition: Elizabeth David. A Book of Mediterranean Food: And Other Writings. London: The Folio Society, 2005. Pp. 265. 26 cm.
Preface by Julian Barnes (ix-xxii). Decorations by John Minton. Watercolors by Sophie MacCarthy
Notes on this edition: “A London View” by Julian Barnes. Granta 65 (Spring 1999): 176-177. Barnes recalls his early memories of the Metropolitan, Bakerloo and District tube lines.
Notes on this edition: “Evermore” in The Penguin Book of First World War Stories. New York: Penguin Books, 2007. Pp. 401. ISBN: 9780141442150
Julian Barnes’s short story “Evermore” is published on pages 345-361.
Notes on this edition: “Vigilance”. TLS Stories. Edited and with an Introduction by Lindsay Duguid. London: Times Literary Supplement, 2003. Pp. 171. 18 cm. ISBN: 9781841221625.
In 2003, the TLS published this collection as a promotional item for subscribers. Julian Barnes’s short story “Vigilance” is published on pages 8-20. Other authors featured in the collection include:
- “Babushka in the Blue Bus” by Shena Mackay
- “The Red-Haired Girl” by Penelope Fitzgerald
- “Bookcruncher” by Tibor Fischer
- “Cheers” by Helen Simpson
- “Annals of the Honorary Secretary” by James Lasdun
- “Bosom Companions” by Dan Jacobson
- “Easter” by John McGahern
- “Science and the Arts” by M. John Harrison
- “The Shortlist Season” by Ali Smith
- “A Beautiful Restoration” by Dilys Rose
- “Lone Pine” by David Malouf
- “The Party” by Amit Chaudhuri
- “Here Comes Glad” by Paul Magrs
- “Curved Is the Line of Beauty” by Hilary Mantel
- “Some Time I Shall Sleep Out” by J. Maclaren-Ross