Duffy | Uncorrected Proof (Orion Books, 2014)


Notes on this edition: Dan Kavanagh. Duffy. London: Orion Books, 2014. Pp. 194 + [6]. 19.7 x 12.8 cm.

Uncorrected proof of Dan Kavanagh’s first novel, reissued by Orion Books in 2014. Orion produced both a hardback and a paperback edition. They also published the other titles written by Barnes’s pseudonym Dan Kavanagh, including Fiddle City, Putting the Boot In, and Going to the Dogs.

This copy signed by Julian Barnes as Dan Kavanagh.

Duffy | Uncorrected Proof (Jonathan Cape, 1980)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Duffy. London: Jonathan Cape, 1980. Pp. 180 [181] + [3]. 20 x 13.8 cm.

Uncorrected Proof in red wraps with black lettering. Inscribed by Julian Barnes in fountain ink and as his pseudonym Dan Kavanagh in ballpoint. Inserted into the proof is a letter to Barnes from Marilyn Edwards at Jonathan Cape stating, “I have just discovered one solitary proof of DUFFY that I thought you might like to have as they can be useful and anyway they are nice things to have.”

Arthur & George | Unbound Proof (Jonathan Cape, 2005)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Arthur & George. London: Jonathan Cape, 2005. Pp. 360. 29.7 x 21 cm.

Unbound proof of the Jonathan Cape edition of Arthur & George. Printed to one side of each page of A4 paper, this proof shows crop marks to corners.

The Pedant in the Kitchen | Unbound Galley (Atlantic Books, 2003)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. The Pedant in the Kitchen. London: Atlantic Books, 2003. Pp. 136. 29.7 x 21 cm.

Unbound galley proof of Barnes’s collection of essays on cookery. Printed on A4 paper to one side only.

The Noise of Time | Uncorrected Proof (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. The Noise of Time. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2016. Pp. 199 + [5]. 19 x 13.3 cm.  Uncorrected Proof in paper cover with a preliminary publication date scheduled for 10 May 2016.

The Noise of Time | Uncorrected Proof (Jonathan Cape, 2016)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. The Noise of Time. London: Jonathan Cape, 2016. Pp. 183 [184]. 19.8 x 12.9 cm. ISBN: 9781910702802.

Uncorrected Proof with the date “2016” listed on the copyright page in anticipation of the publication date of the first Jonathan Cape edition.

This copy inscribed by Julian Barnes to his bibliographer.

In the Land of Pain | Unbound Proof (Jonathan Cape, 2002)


Notes on this edition: Alphonse Daudet. In the Land of Pain. Edited and translated by Julian Barnes. London: Jonathan Cape, 2002. Pp. [xvi] + 87 + [1].

Unbound Proof printed on one side only. Sheets measure 29.7 x 21 cm (A4). Dust jacket proof also featured.

 

Levels of Life | Unbound Proof (Jonathan Cape, 2013)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Levels of Life. London: Jonathan Cape, 2013. Pp. 117 [118] + [2 sheets].

Unbound Proof printed on one side only in an enlarged font. Sheets measure 29.7 x 21 cm (A4).

Through the Window | Uncorrected Proof (Vintage Books, 2012)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Through the Window: Seventeen Essays and a Short Story. London: Vintage Books, 2012. Pp. 243 + [3]. 19.8 x 12.8 cm.

Uncorrected Proof of the first U.K. Vintage edition. Inscribed by Julian Barnes to his bibliographer.

Flaubert’s Parrot | Uncorrected Proof (Jonathan Cape, 1984)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Flaubert’s Parrot. London: Jonathan Cape, 1984. Pp. 190 + [2]. 20.6 x 13.8 cm.

Uncorrected Proof in red paper covers with the Jonathan Cape logo, as pictured.