Evermore | Promotional Pamphlet (Palawan Press, 1996)


Notes on this edition: Promotional pamphlet promoting the limited edition of Julian Barnes’s Evermore published by Palawan Press in 1996. The limited edition featured art work by Howard Hodgkin. Palawan Press published two limited editions, one limited to 150 copies and one limited to 50 copies.

“Evermore” in The Art of the Story (Viking, 1999)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Evermore.” The Art of the Story: An International Anthology of Contemporary Short Stories. Edited by Daniel Halpern. New York: Viking, 1999. Pp. 667 + [5]. 24.2 x 16.4 cm. ISBN: 0670887617.

Julian Barnes’s short story “Evermore” appears on pp. 73-84.

Cross Channel (Vintage Books, 2009)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Cross Channel. London: Vintage Books, 2009. Pp. 211 + [5]. 19.7 x 121.9 cm. ISBN: 9780099540151.

In 2009, Julian Barnes changed paperback publishers from Picador to Vintage Books.

Cross Channel (Picador, 2005; Rejacketed)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Cross Channel. London: Picador, 2005. Pp. 211 + [3]. 19.7 x 12.9 cm. ISBN: 0330349112.

Picador reissued their edition of Cross Channel with new cover art at the same time they reissued Barnes’s other books. While the copyright page does not state the date, the rejacketed editions were issued in 2005. This printing is the 10th printing.

Author photograph by Ellen Warner.

Cross Channel (Vintage International, 1997)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Cross Channel. New York: Vintage International, 1997. Pp. 211 + [1]. 20.3 x 13.1 cm. ISBN: 067976755X.

First U.S. paperback edition of Julian Barnes’s first collection of short stories.

Cross Channel (Vintage Books, 2009; Rejacketed 2013)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Cross Channel. London: Vintage Books, 2009. Pp. 211 + [5]. 19.7 x 12.8 cm. ISBN: 9780099540151.

The copyright page states the book is a 5th printing from 2009, but Vintage reissued this redesigned (or “rejacketed”) cover for publication in 2013.

Cross Channel (ISIS, 1996; Large Print)


Notes on this edition: Cross Channel. Oxford: ISIS, 1996. Pp. 207 + [9]. 24 x 16 cm. ISBN: 075315188x.

Large Print edition of Julian Barnes’s first collection of short stories.

Cross Channel | Unbound Proof (Jonathan Cape, 1996; Author’s Copy)


Notes on this edition: Cross Channel. London: Jonathan Cape, 1996.

This loose, unbound sheet uncorrected galley proof is from Julian Barnes’s personal collection. Printed by “intype: input typsetting”, these loose proofs are printed on one side of each sheet and show crop marks for future sizing.

Evermore | Standard Edition 1/150 (Palawan Press, 1996)


Notes on this edition: Evermore. London: Palawan Press, 1996.

Julian Barnes’s story “Everymore” was privately printed by Palawan Press in two limited editions. The most limited “Blue Edition” was limited to 50 copies. The “Standard Edition” was limited to 150 copies. Both editions feature text by Julian Barnes with prints by Howard Hodgkin.

The example presented here is the author’s personal copy “AP 4” [Artist Proof no. 4] from an artist’s proof set of 15.

The “Standard Edition” is described on the Palawan Press website as:

“Limited to 150 copies numbered and signed by the writer and the artist. The book, in hand painted blue wrappers, comprises six original etchings. The bound book is encased in a silver clothbound sleeve and enclosed in a cardboard box and sleeve.”

Strandboek | “Dragonders” by Julian Barnes (Atlas, 1993; Dutch)


Notes on this edition: Strandboek. Amsterdam/Antwerpen: Atlas, 1993. Pp. 265. 20 x 12.4 cm. (Dutch).

A collection of short stories, including Julian Barnes’s “Dragons”. Translated as “Dragonders”, the story appears on pages 7-22.

No translator or editor listed to the title page or copyright page.