Postcard | Flaubert’s Parrot (Jonathan Cape, 1984)


Notes on this item: Postcard promoting Julian Barnes’s novel Flaubert’s Parrot (Jonathan Cape, 1984). The postcard features a black and white reproduction of David Hockney’s Felicité Sleeping.

Flaubert’s Parrot | Uncorrected Proof (Jonathan Cape, 1984)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Flaubert’s Parrot. London: Jonathan Cape, 1984. Pp. 190 + [2]. 20.6 x 13.8 cm.

Uncorrected Proof in red paper covers with the Jonathan Cape logo, as pictured.

Pulse (Jonathan Cape, 2011)


Notes on this edition: First edition – London: Jonathan Cape, 2011. £16.99. 

Descriptive Bibliography: 

Title Page: PULSE | [line] | Julian Barnes | [Jonathan Cape device] | JONATHAN CAPE | LONDON

Copyright Page: Published by Jonathan Cape 2011 | 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1 | Copyright © Julian Barnes 2011 | 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 | This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are the product | of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously, and any resemblance to actual | persons, living or dead, businesses, companies, events, or locales is entirely coincidental. | While the author has made every effort to provide accurate telephone numbers and | Internet addresses at the time of publication, neither the publisher nor the author | assumes any responsibility for errors, or for changes that occur after publication. | Further, the publisher does not have any control over and does not assume any | responsibility for author or third-party websites or their content. | First published in Great Britain in 2011 by | Jonathan Cape | Random House, 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, | London SW1V 2SA | www.rbooks.co.uk | Addresses for companies within The Random House Group Limited can be found at: | www.randomhouse.co.uk/offices.htm | The Random House Group Limited Reg. No. 954009 | A CIP catalogue record for this book | is available from the British Library | ISBN 9780224091084 | ISBN 9780224093408 (Waterstone’s Limited Edition) | [FSC® logo] | The Random House Group Limited supports The Forest Stewardship | Council (FSC), the leading international forest certification organisation. All our | titles that are printed on Greenpeace approved FSC certified paper carry the FSC logo. | Our paper procurement policy can be found at: www.rbooks.co.uk/environment | Typeset in Bembo by Palimpsest Book Production Limited, | Falkirk, Stirlingshire | | Printed and bound in Great Britain by | Clays Ltd, St Ives plc

Collation: 21.5 x 13.6 cm. Pp. [i-viii, 1-3] 4-18 [19] 20-32 [33] 34-47 [48] 49-60 [61] 62-78 [79] 80-92 [93] 94-105 [106] 107-120 [121] 122-127 [128-131] 132-144 [145] 146-157 [158] 159-184 [185] 186-195 [196] 197-228 [229-232]. [i]: ‘PULSE | [line]’. [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 | NON-FICTION | Letters From London 1990–1995 | Something To Declare | The Pedant In The Kitchen | Nothing To Be Frightened Of | TRANSLATION | In The Land Of Pain | by Alphonse Daudet’. [iii]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v]: ‘for Pat’. [vi]: [previous publication information]. [vii]: [Contents]. [viii]: blank. [1]: ‘ONE | [line]’. [2]: blank. 3-[128]: text. [129]: ‘TWO | [line]’. [130]: blank. [131]-228: text. [229]: blank. [229-232]: blank.

General description: Binding 22.2 x 14.3 cm. Black cloth boards stamped in silver lettering to spine. Dark grey endpapers. Trimmed fore edge. Back flap of dust jacket features an author photograph by Alan Edwards. Jacket design by Suzanne Dean.

Stories included: East Wind | At Phil & Joanna’s 1: 60/40 | Sleeping with John Updike | At Phil & Joanna’s 2: Marmalade | Gardeners’ World | At Phil & Joanna’s 3: Look, No Hands | Trespass | At Phil & Joanna’s 4: One in Five | Marriage Lines | The Limner | Complicity | Harmony | Carcassonne | Pulse

Fiddle City | Uncorrected Proof (Jonathan Cape, 1981; Author’s Copy)


Notes on this edition: Dan Kavanagh. Fiddle City. London: Jonathan Cape, 1981. Pp. 173 + [3]. 19.2 x 13.9 cm.

This uncorrected proof is from Julian Barnes’s personal collection. Printed by “Rowland Phototypesetting”, these galley proofs are printed on one side of each sheet, two pages per page, landscape format.

Packaged in an envelope along with the author’s uncorrected page proofs for Dan Kavanagh’s Putting the Boot In.

Putting the Boot In | Unbound Proof (Jonathan Cape, 1985; Author’s Copy)


Notes on this edition: Putting the Boot In. London: Jonathan Cape, 1985.

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

Packaged in an envelope along with the author’s uncorrected page proofs for Dan Kavanagh’s Fiddle City.

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


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

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

Talking It Over | Unbound Proof (Jonathan Cape, 1991; Author’s Copy)


Notes on this edition: Talking It Over. London: Jonathan Cape, 1991.

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

The Porcupine | Unbound Proof (Jonathan Cape, 1992; Author’s Copy)


Notes on this edition: The Porcupine. London: Jonathan Cape, 1992.

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

Flaubert’s Parrot | Unbound Proofs (Jonathan Cape, 1984; Author’s Copy)


Notes on this edition: Flaubert’s Parrot. London: Jonathan Cape, 1984.

This unbound, loose sheet uncorrected galley proof is from Julian Barnes’s personal collection. Printed on one side of each sheet, two pages per page, landscape format. The unbound proof text matches the bound uncorrected proofs. The proof text is altered in places in the first hardback edition by Jonathan Cape (1984).

Staring at the Sun | Unbound Proof (Jonathan Cape, 1986; Author’s Copy)


Notes on this edition:b Staring at the Sun. London: Jonathan Cape, 1986.

This unbound, loose sheet uncorrected galley proof is from Julian Barnes’s personal collection. Printed on one side of each sheet, two pages per page, landscape format.