England, England | Man Booker Shortlist Leather Bound (Author’s Copy)


Notes on this edition: Each author shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize receives a specially bound edition created by a Designer Bookbinders Fellow. The bookbinder designs and completes the edition in 4-5 weeks, and authors are presented with their special editions on the evening of the Man Booker award ceremony.

Julian Barnes’s England, England was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 1998, and this special edition was bound by Ann Thornton. Photographed from Julian Barnes’s personal collection.

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England, England | Unbound Proof (Jonathan Cape, 1998; Author’s Copy)


Notes on this edition: England, England. London: Jonathan Cape, 1998.

This unbound, loose sheet proof is from Julian Barnes’s personal collection. Printed on one side of each sheet, the pages show crop marks for future sizing.

Inglaterra, Inglaterra | England, England (Rocco, 2000; Portuguese-Brazil)


Notes on this edition: Inglaterra, Inglaterra | England, England. Rio de Janeiro: Rocco, 2000. Pp. 255 + [1]. 20.9 x 13.9 cm. Translated by Roberto Grey. ISBN: 8532511554. (Portuguese-Brazil).

England, England (Mercure de France/Folio, 2002; French)


Notes on this edition: England, England. Paris: Mercure de France/Folio, 2002. Pp. 441 [442] + [6]. 17.8 x 10.8 cm. Translated by Jean-Pierre Aoustin. ISBN: 9782070417643. (French).

England, England (Forum, 1999; Swedish)


Notes on this edition: England, England. Stockholm: Forum, 1999. Pp. 288 [289] + [1]. 21.7 x 14 cm. Translated by Leif Janzon. ISBN: 9137114867. (Swedish).

אנגליה, אנגליה | England, England (Zmora-Bitan, 2000; Hebrew)


Notes on this edition: אנגליה, אנגליה | England, England. Israel: Zmora-Bitan, 2000. Pp. 280. 21 x 13.4 cm. (Hebrew).

Англия, Англия | England, England (ACT, 2007; Russian)


Notes on this edition: Англия, Англия | England, England. Moscow: ACT, 2007. Pp. 350 + [2]. 20.6 x 13.5 cm. Translated by С. Силаковой (S. Silakova). ISBN: 9789851624351. (Russian).

First published by ACT in 2000.

Engleska, Engleska | England, England (Celeber, 2000; Croatian)


Notes on this edition: Engleska, Engleska | England, England. Zagreb: Celeber, 2000. Pp. 239 + [1]. 23 x 16. Translated by Borivoj Radaković. ISBN: 9539639891. (Croatian).

England, England (Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 1999; German)


Notes on this edition: England, England. Cologne: Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 1999. Pp. 345 [346] + [6]. 21 x 13 cm. Translated by Gertraude Krueger. ISBN: 3462028308. (German).

イングランド・イングランド | England, England (東京創元社, 2006; Japanese)


Notes on this edition: イングランド・イングランド | England, England. 東京: 東京創元社 [Tokyo: Sōgensha], 2006. Pp. 266 + [6]. 19.4 x 13.5 cm. Translated by 古草 秀子 [Hideko Furukusa]. ISBN: 4448016391. (Japanese).