Promotional Placard | Arthur & George (Alfred A. Knopf, 2006)


Notes on this item: Promotional placard advertising Julian Barnes’s novel Arthur & George. 76 x 52 cm.

This large advertisement placard was intended to stand on display in a book store upon the publication of the novel by Alfred A. Knopf in 2006.

Arthur & George | Poster (Jonathan Cape, 2005)


Notes on this item: Promotional poster for Julian Barnes’s Arthur & George. London: Jonathan Cape, 2005. Approximately 59.3 x 41.9 cm.

This poster is signed by Julian Barnes.

The Lemon Table | Poster (Jonathan Cape, 2004)


Notes on this item: Promotional poster for Julian Barnes’s The Lemon Table. London: Jonathan Cape, 2004. Approximately 84 x 59.5 cm.

Talking It Over | BT Phonecard (Picador, 1992)


Notes on this item: Julian Barnes. Talking It Over.  Picador, 1992. 8.5 x 5.4 cm.

BT Phonecard used as a promotional item for the Picador edition of Barnes’s Talking It Over.

Death | Promotional Copy (Vintage Minis, 2017)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Death. London: Vintage Minis, 2017. Pp. 106 + [18]. 17.8 x 11 cm. ISBN: 9781784872601.

Julian Barnes has inscribed this copy to his bibliographer with the information that “this is one of 1000 pre-publication promotional copies” distributed several months prior to the official publication. Barnes also states the printing will be clearer in the final edition.

Love, etc. | Promotional Material (Alfred A. Knopf, 2001)


Notes on this item: Folder from Alfred A. Knopf containing loose sheets of paper (promotional material) announcing Julian Barnes’s novel Love, etc. Letter accompanying the promotional material is dated January 2001.

El ruido del tiempo | The Noise of Time | Blank Notebook (Anagrama, 2016; Spanish)


Notes on this item: Julian Barnes. El ruido del tiempo | The Noise of Time. Barcelona: Editorial Anagrama, 2016. 14 x 9 cm. (Spanish).

Blank notebook distributed by Anagrama as a promotional item related to the Spanish translation of The Noise of Time

Promotional Book Bag (Denoël, undated)


Notes on this item: Promotional book bag produced by Denoël, Julian Barnes’s French publisher. The bag features a large number of reproduced author signatures, including one by Barnes: “J.P. Barnes” (bottom center).

The bag is undated.

Through the Window | Promotional Flyer (Vintage, 2012)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Through the Window. New York: Vintage, 2012.  35.6 x 21.6 cm.

Promotional flyer for Julian Barnes’s collection of essays scheduled to be published on 20 November 2012.

Writers Putting a Full Stop to Torture. | Promotional Flyer (Freedom from Torture, 2014)


Notes on this item: Promotional flyer promoting “Writers Putting a Full Stop to Torture,” an event in support of Freedom from Torture, 20 November 2014. Julian Barnes headlined the event with a reading. 21 x 14.8 cm.