Notes on this edition: First American edition – Julian Barnes. Arthur & George. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006. Pp. 385. 25 cm. ISBN: 030726310x. $24.95.
Title Page: Arthur & George | Julian Barnes | [illustration] | [Knopf device] | ALFRED A. KNOPF | NEW YORK 2006
Copyright Page: THIS IS A BORZOI BOOK | PUBLISHED BY ALFRED A. KNOPF | Copyright © 2005 by Julian Barnes | All rights reserved. Published in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf, | a division of Random House, Inc., New York. | www.aaknopf.com | Originally published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape, an imprint of | The Random House Group Limited, London. | Knopf, Borzoi Books, and the colophon are registered trademarks of | Random House, Inc. | Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data | Barnes, Julian. | Arthur & George / Julian Barnes.—1st American ed. | p. cm. | title: Arthur and George. | ISBN 0-307-26310-X | 1. Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir, 1859-1930—Fiction. 2. Horses—Crimes | against—Fiction. 3. Racially mixed people—Fiction. 4. Children of | clergy—Fiction. 5. Midlands (England)—Fiction. 6. Judicial error— | Fiction. I. Title: Arthur and George. II. Title. | PR6052.A6657A84 2006 | 823’.914—dc22 2005048771 | This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either | are the products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. | Manufactured in the United States of America | First American Edition
Collation: Pp. [only odd pages numbered] [i-viii, 1-4] 5-49 [50-54] 55-71 [72-74] 75-221 [222-226] 227-347 [348-352] 353-385 [386-392]. [i]: blank. [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. | The Lemon Table | 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]: ‘Arthur & George’. [iv]: blank. [v]: title page. [vi]: copyright page. [vii]: ‘To P.K.’. [viii]: blank. : ‘ONE | Beginnings | [ornament]’. : blank. -: text. : ‘TWO | Beginning with | an Ending | [ornament]’. : blank. -221: text. : blank. : ‘THREE | Ending with | a Beginning | [ornament]’. : blank. -347: text. : blank. : ‘FOUR | Endings | [ornament]’. : blank. -: text. [387-388]: ‘Author’s Note’. [389-390]: blank. : ‘A Note on the Type’. : blank.
General description: Binding 24.1 x 16.5 cm. Brown-orange paper boards stamped in gold to spine. White endpapers. The text block has a deckled or “uncut” fore edge. Author photograph on back flap by Ellen Warner. Jacket design by Peter Mendelsund and Carol Devine Carson.
This copy signed on Feburary 11, 2006, during his U.S. promotional tour.