The Best of Frank O’Connor | Uncorrected Proof (Alfred A. Knopf, 2009; Everyman’s Library #321)


Notes on this edition: Frank O’Connor. The Best of Frank O’Connor. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009. Pp. xxxviii, 673 + [1]. 20.6 x 12.3 cm.

Uncorrected Proof in orange paper covers. Edited and with an introduction by Julian Barnes pp. ix-xi. Part of the Everyman’s Library series, no. 321.

The Reef | Edith Wharton (Everyman’s Library, 1996; UK Edition)


Notes on this edition: Edith Wharton. The Reef. London: Everyman’s Library / David Campbell Publishers, 1996. Pp. 290 + [6]. 21 x 13.1 cm. ISBN: 1857152018.

Julian Barnes wrote the introduction to volume by Edith Wharton (pp. ix-xviii). Part of the Everyman’s Library series, no. 201. Republished in Barnes’s collection of essays Through the Window.

This edition is paginated the same as the U.S. edition distributed by Alfred A. Knopf, though the dust jackets are different.

The Reef | Edith Wharton (Everyman’s Library, 1996; US Edition)


Notes on this edition: Edith Wharton. The Reef. New York: Everyman’s Library / Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. Pp. 290 + [6]. 21 x 13.1 cm. ISBN: 0679447245.

Julian Barnes wrote the introduction to volume by Edith Wharton (pp. ix-xviii). Part of the Everyman’s Library series, no. 201. Republished in Barnes’s collection of essays Through the Window.

This edition is paginated the same as the U.K. edition distributed by Random House, though the dust jackets are different.

Flaubert’s Parrot | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters (Alfred A. Knopf, 2012; Everyman’s Library #348)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Flaubert’s Parrot | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012. Pp. 449 + [11]. 21 x 13.2 cm. ISBN: 9780307961433.

This Everman’s Library edition publishes Julian Barnes’s novels Flaubert’s Parrot and A History of the World in 10½ Chapters with an introduction by Sarah Churchwell (pp. vii-xvii).

Listed as Everyman’s Library #348.

The Best of Frank O’Connor (Alfred A. Knopf, 2009; Everyman’s Library #321)


Notes on this edition: Frank O’Connor. The Best of Frank O’Connor. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009. Pp. xxxviii, 673 + [1]. 21 x 13.4 cm. ISBN: 9780307269041.

Hardbound in red cloth covers. 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.