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.

Cross Channel | Uncorrected Galley Proof (Alfred A. Knopf, 1996; Large Format)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Cross Channel. Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. 27.9 x 21.5 cm.

Marked as an “Uncorrected Proof”, this galley proof of Julian Barnes’s Cross Channel was intended for in-house use and precedes the standard uncorrected proof normally issued to reviewers. The galley features a white paper cover with black lettering. Pages are reproduced two per sheet with each text line numbered, as pictured in the example images.

Note: Full inscription has been edited for privacy.