Evermore (Penguin, 1996; Corrected Page Proofs)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Evermore. Penguin, 1996. 26 sheets stapled to two (2) blue covers. 21 x 29.8 cm. Pictures by Howard Hodgkin not included in the page proofs.

Two sets of page proofs, one featuring corrections by Julian Barnes, for the Penguin edition published the same year (1996).

“Words for H. H.” | Howard Hodgkin (Gagosian, 2014)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Howard Hodgkin: Words for H. H.” in Howard Hodgkin. [Paris]: Gagosian Paris, 2014. Pp. 111 + [1]. 27.1 x 31.2 cm. ISBN: 9781938748028.

The book includes contributions by Barnes, James Fenton, Susan Sontag, and Jeff Wall.

Julian Barnes’s essay appears in both French (pp. 83-89) and English (pp. [91]-96. The French translation was by Jean-Pierre Aoustin.

Barnes’s essay originally appeared in Howard Hodgkin (Gagosian Gallery, 2003).

“Words for H. H.” | Howard Hodgkin (Gagosian Gallery, 2003)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Words for H. H.” in Howard Hodgkin. New York: Gagosian Gallery, 2003. Pp. 102. 31.2 x 26.2 cm. ISBN: 0962302457.

Julian Barnes’s essay “Words for H. H.” appears on pp. 99-100. The book has photographic end pages and its dust jacket unfolds into a large poster featuring one of Hodgkin’s works.

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.

Levels of Life (Vintage International, 2013)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Levels of Life. New York: Vintage International, 2013. Pp. 128 + [4]. 20.3 x 13 cm. ISBN: 9780345806581.

Cover design by Megan Wilson. Cover painting Grief, 1999-2002 (oil on wood; detail) by Howard Hodgkin. Author photograph by Jillian Edelstein.

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.”

Evermore | Blue Edition 1/50 (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 3” [Artist Proof no. 3] from an artist’s proof set of 10.

The “blue edition” is described on the Palawan Press website as:

“Limited to 50 copies and signed by the writer and the artist. This edition comprises the etchings of the standard edition but in addition each page of the book is hand painted, and two individual prints, signed by the artist, are included. The bound book and the loose prints are enclosed in a sleeve and portfolio box in silver bookcloth.”

Writers on Howard Hodgkin (Irish Museum of Modern Art & Tate Publishing, 2006)

Notes on this edition: Writers on Howard Hodgkin. Edited by Enrique Juncosa. Dublin: Irish Museum of Modern Art; New York: Tate Publishing, 2006. Pp. 205. 25 cm. Includes color illustrations. ISBN: 9781854376749.

Julian Barnes contributes an essay titled “Words for H.H.”. The essay was originally published in a book titled Howard Hodgkin (Gagosian Gallery, 2003). Barnes’s essay is found on pp. 145-154.

Other contributors include Enrique Juncosa, Colm Tóibín, Bruce Chatwin, James Fenton, Susan Sontag, Bruce Bernard, William Boyd, Anthony Lane, and Alan Hollinghurst.



Evermore (Penguin Books, 1996; Pictures by Howard Hodgkin)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Evermore. London: Penguin Books, 1996. Pp. 42 [43] + [5]. 13.7 x 10.5 cm. ISBN: 9780140260410.

This small format paperback features the short story “Evermore” from Julian Barnes’s collection Cross Channel. Published at 75p in the UK and $1.99 in Canada.

Pictures by Howard Hodgkin included. Two deluxe, signed, limited editions of this story were published by the Palawan Press. One edition was limited to 50 copies and the other to 150 copies.

A small number of the Penguin paperback were signed by Howard Hodgkin, as shown in the last picture above. This particular copy was also signed by Julian Barnes to his bibliographer in July 2018.

Keeping an Eye Open (Jonathan Cape, 2015)

Notes on this edition: Jonathan Cape published Julian Barnes’s collection of art essays Keeping an Eye Open in 2015. On the “Acknowledgements” page, Barnes states (in part), “This book owes its existence to the encouragement of my friend and Danish publisher Claus Clausen. When he first suggested bringing out a collection of my art essays, I thought he was joking; when he repeated the offer, I thought he was still just being polite. He convinced me otherwise, and twelve of these pieces appeared as Som jeg ser dat (Tiderne Skifter, 2011).”

Descriptive Bibliography: First edition – London: Jonathan Cape, 2015. £16.99. Paper cover with French flaps.

Title Page: KEEPING AN EYE OPEN | ESSAYS ON ART | Julian Barnes | [Jonathan Cape device] | JONATHAN CAPE | LONDON

Copyright Page: Published by Jonathan Cape 2015 | 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1 | Copyright © Julian Barnes 2015 | Julian Barnes has asserted his right under the | Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 | to be identified as the author of this work. | This book is sold subject to the condition that it shall not, | by way of trade or otherwise, be lent, resold, hired out, | or otherwise circulated without the publisher’s prior consent in | any form of binding or cover other than that in which it is | published and without a similar condition, including this | condition, being imposed on the subsequent purchaser | First published in Great Britain in 2015 by | Jonathan Cape | 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, | London SW1V 2SA | www.vintage-books.co.uk | global.penguinrandomhouse.com | A CIP catalogue record for this book is | available from the British Library | ISBN 9780224102018 | The Random House Group Limited supports The Forest | Stewardship Council (FSC®), the leading international forest | certification organisation. Our books carrying the FSC label are printed | on FSC® certified paper. FSC is the only forest certification scheme | endorsed by the leading environmental organisations, including | Greenpeace. Our paper procurement policy can be found at: | www.randomhouse.co.uk/environment | Printed and bound in China by C&C Offset Printing Co., Ltd

Collation: 23.4 x 15.2 cm. Pp. [i-viii] 1-2 [3] 4-24 [25] 26-28 [29] 30 [31] 32-44 [45] 46-50 [51] 52-54 [55] 56 [57] 58-59 [60] 61-62 [63] 64-70 [71] 72-77 [78] 79-83 [84] 85 [86] 87-90 [91] 92-95 [96] 97-100 [101] 102-103 [104] 105-108 [109] 110 [111] 112-116 [117] 118 [119] 120 [121] 122-126 [127] 128-130 [131] 132-133 [134] 135-139 [140] 141-142 [143] 144-149 [150] 151-153 [154] 155-157 [158] 159-161 [162] 163-173 [174] 175-178 [179] 180-181 [182] 183-187 [188] 189-193 [194] 195-204 [205] 206-210 [211] 212 [213] 214-217 [218] 219-220 [221] 222-227 [228-229] 230 [231] 232 [233] 234-237 [238] 239-245 [246] 247 [248] 249-256 [257] 258-262 [263] 264 [265] 266-268 [269] 270-276 [277-280]. [i]: ‘KEEPING AN EYE OPEN’. [ii]: ‘By the same author | FICTION | Metroland | Before She Met Me | Flaubert’s Parrot | Staring at the Sun | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters | Talking it Over | The Porcupine | Cross Channel | England, England | Love, etc | The Lemon Table | Arthur & George | Pulse | The Sense of an Ending | NON-FICTION | Letters from London 1990–1995 | Something to Declare | The Pedant in The Kitchen | Nothing to be Frightened of | Through the Window | Levels of Life | TRANSLATION | In The Land Of Pain | by Alphonse Daudet’. [iii]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v-vi]: [Table of Contents]. [vii] ‘FOR PAT’. [vi]. [viii]: blank. 1-2: text. [3]: [image with caption: ‘Quimperlé (Finistère): Le Pont fleuri’]. 4-24: text. [25]: [image with caption: ‘Scene of Cannibalism on the Raft of the Medusa by Géricault’]. 26-28: text. [29]: [image with caption: ‘The Raft of the Medusa by Géricult | Detail showing men waving at the ship’]. 30: text. [31]: [image with caption: ‘The Raft of the Medusa by Géricault | Detail of the man with the grey beard’]. 32-44: text. [45]: [image with caption: ‘The Raft of the Medusa by Géricault | Detail showing prone figure modelled by Delacroix’’]. 46-50: text. [51]: [image with caption: ‘Homage to Delacroix by Fantin-Latour | Detail showing, from left, Whistler, the novelist Champfleury, Manet’]. 52-54: text. [55]: [image with caption: ‘An unmade Bed by Delacroix’]. 56: text. [57]: [image with caption: ‘The Mediterranean by Courbet’]. 58-59: text. [60]: [image with caption: ‘The Meeting (detail) by Courbet’]. 61-62: text. [63]: [image with caption: ‘The Artist’s Studio (detail) by Courbet’]. 64-70: text. [71]: [image with caption: ‘A Studio at Les Batignolles by Fantin-Latour | Detail showing Manet (at easel), Renoir (in the picture frame), and Monet (far right)’]. 72-77: text. [78]: [image with caption: ‘The Bouquet of Lilacs by Manet’]. 79-8: text.3 [84]: [image with caption: ‘The Execution of Maximilian (detail) by Manet’]. 85: text. [86]: [image with caption: ‘The Execution of Maximilian by Manet | Detail of the NCO cocking his rifle from the painting in London (left) | and the version in Mannheim (right)’]. 87-90: text. [91]: [image with caption: ‘A Corner of the Table by Fantin-Latour | Detail showing (from left) Verlaine, Rimbaud and Léon Valade’]. 92-95: text. [96]: [image with caption: ‘Homage to Delacroix by Fantin-Latour | Detail showing Fantin-Latour’]. 97-100: text. [101]: [image with caption: ‘The Dubourg Family by Fantin-Latour’]. 102-103: text. [104]: [image with caption: ‘Homage to Cézanne by Denis | Detail showing (from left) the painters Redon and Vuillard, | and the art critic André Mellario’]. 105-108: text. [109]: [image with caption: ‘The Card Players by Cézanne’]. 110: text. [111]: [image with caption: ‘Madame Cézanne in a Red Armchair by Cézanne’]. 112-116: text. [117]: [image with caption: ‘Apotheosis of Degas by Edgar Degas and Walter Barnes’]. 118: text. [119]: [image with caption: ‘Combing the Hair by Degas’]. 120: text. [121]: [image with caption: ‘The Dance Lesson (detail) by Degas’]. 122-126: text. [127]: [image with caption: ‘Madame Camille Redon Reading by Redon’]. 128-130: text. [131]: [image with caption: ‘Chimera (Fantastic Monster) by Redon’]. 132-133: text. [134]: [image with caption: ‘The Cyclops by Redon’]. 135-139: text. [140]: [image with caption: ‘The Anabaptists: Pierre Bonnard by Vuillard’]. 141-142: text. [143]: [image with caption: ‘Nude in the Bath by Bonnard’]. 144-149: text. [150]: [image with caption: ‘A Corner of the Table by Bonnard’]. 151-153: text. [154]: [image with caption: ‘Woman Sweeping by Vuillard’]. 155-157: text. [158]: [image with caption: ‘The Nape of Misia’s Neck by Vuillard’]. 159-161: text. [162]: [image with caption: ‘The Chat by Vuillard’]. 163-173: text. [174]: [image with caption: ‘The Lie by Vallotton’]. 175-178: text. [179]: [image with caption: ‘The Five Painters by Vallotton | Detail showing Vallotton (standing), Bonnard (left) and Vuillard’]. 180-181: text. [182]: [image with caption: ‘Money by Vallotton’]. 183-187: text. [188]: [image with caption: ‘The Pond (Honfleur) by Vallotton’]. 189-193: text. [194]: [image with caption: ‘Les usines de Rio Tinto à l’Etaque by Braque’]. 195-204: text. [205]: [image with caption: ‘George Braque, artist, and his wife Augustine, Paris, 27th January, 1959 | by Richard Avedon’]. 206-210: text. [211]: [image with caption: ‘Les Affinités Electives by Magritte’]. 212: text. [213]: [image with caption: ‘La Clairvoyance by Magritte’]. 214-217: text. [218]: [image with caption: ‘Proposed Colossal Monument for Central Park North, N.Y.C. – Teddy Bear | by Oldenburg’]. 219-220: text. [221]: [image with caption: ‘Giant Soft Fan by Oldenburg’]. 222-227: text. [228]: [image with caption: ‘Dead Dad by Mueck’]. [229]: [image with caption: ‘Vénus ataxique by Richer’].230: text. [231]: [image with caption: ‘The Head of an Englishman’]. 232: text. [233]: [image with caption: ‘The Hand of a Giant from Barnum’s Circus’]. 234-237: text. [238]: [image with caption: ‘Artist in his Studio by Rembrandt’]. 239-245: text. [246]: [image with caption: ‘Hotel Bedroom by Freud | Detail showing Caroline Blackwood’]. 247: text. [248]: [image with caption: ‘The Painter Surprised by a Naked Admirer (detail) by Freud’]. 249-256: text. [257]: [image with caption: ‘Two Japanese Wrestlers by a Sink by Freud’]. 258-262: text. [263]: [image with caption: ‘Alpine Snow by Hodgkin’]. 264: text. [265]: [image with caption: ‘After Degas by Hodgkin’]. 266-268: text. [269]: [image with caption: ‘Lovers by Hodgkin’]. 270-276: text. [277-280]: [blank].

General description: Paper covers designed by Suzanne Dean using various artworks. Cover: Alpine Snow by Howard Hodgkin; Front Flap: The Dance Lesson by Edgar Degas; Spine: The Artist’s Studio by Gustave Courbet; Back Cover: The Lie by Félix Vallotton; Back Flap: The Execution of Maximilian by Édouard Manet. Inside of the front and back of the paper cover features an image of paint brushes, as shown. Back flap of dust jacket features an author photograph by Alan Edwards.