Notes on this edition: Charleston Festival Program published by the Charleston Trust to promote the series of events that took place from 19-29 May 2022. The promotional pamphlet is unnumbered and measures 14.8 x 10.5 cm.
On 28 May, Dame Professor Hermione Lee interviewed Julian Barnes about his novel Elizabeth Finch.
Notes on this edition: Jonathan Cape Book Catalog: January 1980—July 1980. Jonathan Cape, . Pp. 48. 20.3 x 12.6 cm.
Jonathan Cape published promotional book catalogs for forthcoming publications. In this 1980 “Spring & Summer Books” catalog, the publisher features Julian Barnes’s Metroland (pp. 4) and Dan Kavanagh’s Duffy (pp. 8).
Duffy is listed under a former, potential title of Suck it and See, a phrase used repeatedly by the novel’s antagonist.
Notes on this edition: Jonathan Cape Book Catalog: August 1981—February 1982. Jonathan Cape, . Pp. 56. 21 x 14.5 cm.
Jonathan Cape published promotional book catalogs for forthcoming publications. In the “Autumn & Winter Books” catalog, the publisher features Dan Kavanagh’s novel Fiddle City on page 9.
Posy Simmonds illustrated the catalog cover.
Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. The Porcupine (excerpt). New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. Pp. 28  + . 23.5 x 15.5 cm.
The opening of Julian Barnes’s novel The Porcupine was produced as one of four promotional pamphlets issued in a protective slipcase. The four pamphlets include excerpts from:
Kathryn Kramer: Rattlesnake Farming
Michael Ondaatje: The English Patient
Michael Doane: City of Light
Julian Barnes: The Porcupine
Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Dans la loge, pas dans une boîte ! Éditions La Pionnière, 2020. Pp. 26 + . 25 x 14.5 cm. Translated by Jean-Pierre Aoustin. (French).
This excerpt from Keeping an Eye Open was published as a pamphlet in a limited edition of 585 copies and an additional limited edition of XV numbered with Roman numerals.
The copy photographed above is numbered “I” and is signed on the limitation page. It is also inscribed on the title page.
Each copy has 9 inset color images throughout (one pictured above). The edition of XV was printed on larger pages that were uncut when bound. This edition is also placed in a slipcase, as pictured.
Note about this edition: Julian Barnes. Dans la loge, pas dans une boîte ! Éditions La Pionnière, 2020. Pp. 26 + . 18.1 x 11.7 cm. Translated by Jean-Pierre Aoustin. ISBN: 9782902233045. (French).
This excerpt from Keeping an Eye Open was published as a pamphlet in a limited edition of 585 copies. The copy photographed above is numbered “62” and is unsigned. Also included is a photo from a different copy numbered “1” and signed by Julian Barnes.
Each copy has 9 inset color images throughout (one pictured above).
Simultaneously published with another, more limited edition of XV copies signed by the author.
Notes on this edition: “The Case of Inspector Campbell’s Red Hair” in Dialogo Abierto con Julian Barnes. British Council, 2008. 4 sheets folded to 8 pages and stapled. 21 x 14.8 cm.
Pamphlet for an event that took place on 6 February 2008 in Buenos Aires. The pamphlet features the essay “The Case of Inspector Campbell’s Red Hair” by Julian Barnes. The essay was first published in NW15: The Anthology of New Writing (Granta Books, 2007).
Notes on this item: Promotional pamphlet for rejacketed Picador paperbacks, 2005. 29.7 x 21 cm.
When Picador published the first U.K. paperback of Julian Barnes’s The Lemon Table, they also reissued their backlog of Barnes’s titles with new cover art. This brochure publicizes the new cover art.
Notes on this item: On 12 December 2015, Julian Barnes and Angela Hewitt hosted an event at the barbican called An Evening of Words and Music with Julian Barnes, Angela Hewitt and Friends in aid of Freedom from Torture. The evening featured a mixture of music and readings, as shown in this programme from the event. 21 x 14.7 cm.
Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Diary: People Will Hate Us Again” in Georges Simenon: 1903-1989. [London]: Peters Fraser & Dunlop, 2018. Unstated, but limited to 100 copies for promotional purposes. Pp. 63 + ; Inside front and back covers are numbered. 21 x 14.7 cm.
This stapled pamphlet was produced by John Simenon, Georges Simenon Limited and Peters Fraser & Dunlop Ltd. in conjunction with the Frankfurt Book Fair in 2018. The pamphlet promotes a series of essays written about Georges Simenon. The introduction to the pamphlet states:
To launch the new Simenon publishing programme in German, Kampa Verlag have commissioned afterwords to accompany the new editions. 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the death of George Simenon and to commemorate 90 years since the creation of his magnificent Maigret series, we have collected together the first of the pieces to be published. These afterwords can be made available for all territories.
John Simenon, Georges Simenon Limited and PFD are proud to be working with distinguished publishers such as yourself all across the world.
Frankfurt, 10th October 2018
Julian Barnes’s afterword appears on pp. 36-52. He wrote the afterword to accompany Simenon’s Chez Krull, published by Kampa Verlag in October 2018.
Special thanks to Eli Keren for providing a copy of this rare publication.