“A Self-Possessed Woman” | White Fire (Pan Books, 1991)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “A Self-Possessed Woman” in White Fire: More Tales of the Fantastic. Edited by Alberto Manguel. London: Pan Books, 1991. Pp. 941 + [1]. 19.6 x 12.8 cm.

Julian Barnes’s short story appears on pp. [444]-459. This is a Picador edition first published by Pan Books. First published in Canada in 1990.

Before She Met Me (Pavanne/Pan Books, 1983)

Notes on this edition: Before She Met Me. London: Pavanne, 1983. Pp. 174 + [4]. 17.7 x 11 cm.

Published by Pan Books.

Staring at the Sun (Picador, 1987)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Staring at the Sun. London: Picador, 1987. Pp. 195 + [7]. 19.6 x 12.9 cm. ISBN: 0330299301.

Published by Picador (Pan Books) in association with Jonathan Cape. Cover design by Trickett & Webb Limited. Cover price listed at £3.50, but this copy has a bookstore sticker from “Waterstone’s” listing the price as £4.03.

Below is a second printing of the Picador edition:

Metroland (Picador, 1990)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Metroland. London: Picador, 1990. Pp. 176. 19.7 x 12.8 cm. ISBN: 0330313819 (UK £3.99; $11.99 Australia; NZ $15.95)

First edition Picador paperback, published by Pan Books in association with Jonathan Cape. Cover illustration by Kenny McKendry.

Signed by Julian Barnes to the title page. Paper cover is in rough condition, so we are seeking additional specimens.