Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. A History of the World in 10½ Chapters. London: Jonathan Cape, 1989. Pp. 310 + . 20.5 x 13.8 cm.
Uncorrected Proof in white paper cover with picture of an ark on the front cover and author photo on the back cover. This proof is distinct from the more rare, red uncorrected proof also issued by Jonathan Cape. Provisional publication price and date listed to the back cover: £10.95 | 22 June 1989