Fool on the Hill — publication history

The information below is as accurate and complete as I can make it, but particularly in the case of foreign-language editions it can be difficult to verify such things as exact publication dates. Artworks on this page remain the property of their respective copyright holders; in most cases, this will be the illustrator or photographer who created the image.

Fool on the Hill first editionAmerican editions

First edition hardcover (pictured at right) published 1988 by The Atlantic Monthly Press. Jacket design by Chip Kidd; jacket illustration by Andrew Paquette. This edition had a single printing of roughly 4000 copies.

• Mass market paperback published 1989 by Warner Books. Cover design by Barbara Buck; hand lettering by Michèle Brinson; cover illustration by Bob Zuba.

• Trade paperback reprint published 1998 by Grove Press. Cover design by Charles Rue Woods; cover illustration by Clifford Alejandro; cover typography by Miguel Santana.

FotH PolishForeign editions

• British hardcover published 1989 by Bloomsbury Publishing. The jacket used a variation of the American cover art with the panels rearranged and a white rather than black background.

• German-language hardcover published 1991 by Carl Hanser Verlag. Translation by Ditte König and Giovanni Bandini.

• German-language trade paperback published 1993 by Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag.

• Polish-language trade paperback (pictured at left), retitled Glupiec na wzgórzu, published 1998 [?] by Prószyński I S-ka. Translation by Ewa Gorządek. Cover art by Ryszard Ronowski.