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 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 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 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 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 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: Staring at the Sun. London: Jonathan Cape, 1986.

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

A History of the World in 10½ Chapters | Unbound Proof (Jonathan Cape, 1989; Author’s Copy)


Notes on this edition: A History of the World in 10½ Chapters. London: Jonathan Cape, 1989.

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

Jonathan Cape eventually published two separate bound proofs, the first in red and the second in white with illustrated cover. Both proofs state publication was scheduled for 22 June 1989. This proof has a date of “6th February 1989” printed to the cover sheet, which undoubtedly refers to the date the proof was printed by Rowland Phototypesetting.

Going to the Dogs | Unbound Proof (Viking, 1987; Author’s Copy)


Notes on this edition: Going to the Dogs. London: Viking, 1987.

This loose sheet, unbound uncorrected proof is from Julian Barnes’s personal collection. These loose proofs are printed two pages per page inlandmark orientation. Pages show crop marks for future sizing.

No known bound uncorrected proof exists, making this the only known uncorrected proof in any form.

Love, etc | Unbound Proof (Jonathan Cape, 2000; Author’s Copy)


Notes on this edition: Love, etc. London: Jonathan Cape, 2000.

This loose sheet, unbound uncorrected proof is from Julian Barnes’s personal collection. These loose proofs are printed on one side of each sheet and show crop marks for future sizing.

Cross Channel | Unbound Proof (Jonathan Cape, 1996; Author’s Copy)


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

This loose, unbound sheet uncorrected proof is from Julian Barnes’s personal collection. Printed by “intype: input typsetting”, these loose proofs are printed on one side of each sheet and show crop marks for future sizing.