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


Notes on this edition: Evermore. London: Penguin Books, 1996. Pp. 42 [3] pages. 14 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.

Cross Channel (Alfred A. Knopf, 1996)


Notes on this edition: First American edition – New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. $21.00.

Descriptive Bibliography:

Title Page: CROSS CHANNEL | [decorative rule] | Julian Barnes | Alfred A. Knopf  [Knopf device] New York  1996

Copyright Page: THIS IS A BORZOI BOOK | PUBLISHED BY ALFRED A. KNOPF, INC. | Copyright © 1996 by Julian Barnes | All rights reserved under International and Pan-American | Copyright Conventions. Published in the United States by | Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York. Distributed by | Random House, Inc., New York. Originally published | in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape, London. | “Interference,” “Experiment,” and “Evermore” were | originally published in The New Yorker. “Gnossienne” and | “Dragons” were originally published in Granta. | Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data | Barnes, Julian. | Cross channel / Julian Barnes.—1st American ed. | p.  cm. | ISBN 0-679-44691-5 | I. British—Travel—France—History—Fiction. I. Title. | PR6052.A6657C76 1996  95-44427 | 823’.914—dc20  CIP | Manufactured in the United States of America | FIRST AMERICAN EDITION

Collation: 18.8 x 13.3 cm. Pp. [i-x, 1-2] 3-20 [21-22] 23-42 [43-44] 45-62 [63-64] 65-87 [88-90] 91-111 [112-114] 115-128 [129-130] 131-148 [149-150] 151-164 [165-166] 167-188 [189-190] 191-211 [212-214]. [i]: blank. [ii]: ‘ALSO BY JULIAN BARNES | 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 | Letters from London 1990-1995’. [iii]: ‘CROSS CHANNEL | [decorative rule]’. [iv]: blank. [v]: title page. [vi]: copyright page. [vii]: ‘TO PAT’. [viii]: blank. [ix]: contents. [x]: blank. [1]: ‘INTERFERENCE | [decorative rule]’. [2]: blank. 3-20: text. [21]: ‘JUNCTION | [decorative rule]’. [22]: blank. 23-42: text. [43]: ‘EXPERIMENT | [decorative rule]’. [44]: blank. 45-62: text. [63]: ‘MELON | [decorative rule]’. [64]: blank. 65-87: text. [88]: blank. [89]: ‘EVERMORE | [decorative rule]’. [90]: blank. 91-111: text. [112]: blank. [113]: ‘GNOSSIENNE | [decorative rule]’. [114]: blank. 115-128: text. [129]: ‘DRAGONS | [decorative rule]’. [130]: blank. 131-148: text. [149]: ‘BRAMBILLA | [decorative rule]’. [150]: blank. 151-164: text. [165]: ‘HERMITAGE | [decorative rule]’. [166]: blank. 167-188: text. [189]: ‘TUNNEL | [decorative rule]’. [190]: blank. 191-211: text. [212-214]: blank.

General description: Binding 19.7 x 13.8 cm. Cream boards, dark green quarter board gold blocked on spine. White endpapers. Dust jacket in cream, brown, and green. Lettering is white on upper panel and black on lower panel.  Photo titled “Saint-Valéry, 1855” by Édouard Baldus on upper panel. Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson. Photograph of the author by Jillian Edelstein located on lower panel.

Unbefugtes Betreten | Pulse (Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2012; German)


Notes on this edition: Unbefugtes Betreten | Pulse. Cologne: Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2012. Pp. 291. 21 cm. Translated by Gertraude Krueger and Thomas Bodmer. ISBN: 9783462044805. (German).

Tristeţi de lămîie: povestiri | The Lemon Table (Editura Nemira, 2005; Romanian)


Notes on this edition: Tristeţi de lămîie: povestiri | The Lemon Table.  Bucharest: Editura Nemira, 2005. Pp. 256. 18 cm. Translated by Mihai Moroiu. ISBN: 9789735697273. (Romanian).

“Hamlet in the Wild West” (Index on Censorship, 1994)


Notes on this edition: “Hamlet in the Wild West.” (Short Story). Index on Censorship, vol. 23, issue 4/5, September/October 1994. Pp. 100-103.

This copy features signatures by Julian Barnes and A.S. Byatt to their respective short stories.

Pulse (Vintage Books, 2011)


Notes on this edition: Pulse. London: Vintage Books, 2011. Pp. 240. ISBN: 9780099552475.

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

Polsslag | Pulse (Uitgeverij Atlas, 2011; Dutch)


Notes on this edition: Polsslag | Pulse. Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Atlas, 2011. Pp. 252. 21 cm. Translated by Ronald Vlek. ISBN: 9789045018607. (Dutch).

Visit the Atlas website: http://www.atlascontact.nl/auteur/julian-barnes/

The Penguin Book of Modern British Short Stories | “One of a Kind” (Penguin, 1988)


Notes on this edition: “One of a Kind” by Julian Barnes. The Penguin Book of Modern British Short Stories. Edited with an introduction by Malcolm Bradbury. London: Penguin, 1988.

Julian Barnes’s short story “One of a Kind” is published on pages 400-406. In this example, Barnes has signed his entry. Formerly from the library of book collector Rolland Comstock.

Cross Channel | Uncorrected Proof (Jonathan Cape, 1996)


Notes on this edition: Cross Channel: Stories. London: Jonathan Cape, 1996.

Uncorrected Proof in cream card wraps with black and red lettering. Designed to resemble a traditional French Gallimard paperback edition. ‘JONATHAN CAPE UNCORRECTED BOOK PROOF’ in black along bottom of upper panel. Limited to 500 copies with the numbering to the first sheet. (20.5 x 13.9 cm).

The Lemon Table (Jonathan Cape, 2004)


Notes on this edition: First editionLondon: Jonathan Cape, 2004. £16.99.

Descriptive Bibliography:

Title Page: THE | LEMON TABLE | Julian Barnes | [Jonathan Cape device] | JONATHAN CAPE | LONDON

Copyright Page: Published by Jonathan Cape 2004 | 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1 | Copyright © Julian Barnes 2004 | 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 2004 by | Jonathan Cape | Random House, 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, | London SW1V 2SA | Random House Australia (Pty) Limited | 20 Alfred Street, Milsons Point, Sydney, | New South Wales 2061, Australia | Random House New Zealand Limited | 18 Poland Road, Glenfield, | Auckland 10, New Zealand | Random House South Africa (Pty) Limited | Endulini, 5A Jubilee Road, Parktown 2193, South Africa | The Random House Group Limited Reg. No. 954009 | A CIP catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library | ISBN 0-224-07198-X | Papers used by Random House are natural, recyclable products made from | wood grown in sustainable forests; the manufacturing processes conform | to the environmental regulations of the country of origin | Typeset by Palimpsest Book Production Limited | Polmont, Stirlingshire | Printed and bound in Great Britain by | Mackays of Chatham plc, Chatham, Kent

Collation: 21.6 x 13.7 cm. Pp. [i-viii, 1-2] 3-22 [23-24] 25-48 [49-50] 51-65 [66-68] 69-83 [84-86] 87-101 [102-104] 105-120 [121-122] 123-136 [137-138] 139-158 [159-160] 161-173 [174-176] 177-199 [200-202] 203-213 [214-216]. [i]: ‘THE LEMON TABLE’. [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 | non-fiction | LETTERS FROM LONDON 1990–1995 | SOMETHING TO DECLARE | THE PEDANT IN THE KITCHEN | translation | IN THE LAND OF PAIN by Alphonse Daudet’. [iii]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v]: ‘to Pat’. [vi]: blank. [vii]: contents. [vi]: blank. [1]: ‘A | SHORT HISTORY | OF | HAIRDRESSING’. [2]: blank. 3-22: text. [23]: ‘THE STORY | OF | MATS ISRAELSON’. [24]: blank. 25-48: text. [49]: ‘THE THINGS YOU KNOW’. [50]: blank. 51-65: text. [66]: blank. [67]: ‘HYGIENE’. [68]: blank. 69-83: text. [84]: blank. [85]: ‘THE REVIVAL’. [86]: blank. 87-101: text. [102]: blank. [103]: ‘VIGILANCE’. [104]: blank. 105-120: text. [121]: ‘BARK’. [122]: blank. 123-136: text. [137]: ‘KNOWING FRENCH’. [138]: blank. 139-158: text. [159]: ‘APPETITE’. [160]: blank. 161-173: text. [174]: blank. [175]: ‘THE FRUIT CAGE’. [176]: blank. 177-199: text. [200]: blank. [201]: ‘THE SILENCE’. [202]: blank. 203-213: text. [214-216]: blank.

General description: Binding 22.3 x 14.5 cm. Brown boards, gold blocked on spine. Gold endpapers. Colored dust jacket lettered in white, deep yellow, and orange. Features ‘Lemon (no.2)’ by Neal Brown on both upper and lower panels. Flaps are white with black lettering. Author photograph by Jillian Edelstein on back flap.