Flaubert’s Parrot (Bloomsbury Classics, 1992)


Notes on this edition: Flaubert’s Parrot. London: Bloomsbury Classics, 1992. £10.95.

Descriptive Bibliography:

Title Page: JULIAN BARNES | [rule] | Flaubert’s | Parrot | BLOOMSBURY CLASSICS [with Bloomsbury device overlapped]

Copyright Page: First published 1984 by Jonathan Cape Ltd | Copyright © 1984 by Julian Barnes | This edition 1992 | The moral rights of the author has been asserted | Bloomsbury Publishing Ltd, 2 Soho Square, | London W1V 5DE | A CIP catalogue record for this | book is available from the British Library | ISBN 0 7475 1347 3 | 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 | Designed by Jeff Fisher | Typeset in Great Britain by Hewer Text, Edinburgh | Printed in Great Britain by St Edmundsbury Press Ltd, | Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Collation: 15 x 10.1 cm. Pp. [i-xii] 1-308. [i]: device. [ii]: ‘BY THE SAME AUTHOR | Metroland | Before She Met Me | Staring at the Sun | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters | Talking It Over’. [iii]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v]: ‘To Pat’. [vi]: blank [vii]: ‘NOTE | I am grateful to James Fenton and the | Salamander Press for permission to reprint | the lines from ‘A German Requiem’ on | page 179. The translations in this book are | by Geoffrey Braithwaite; though he would | have been lost without the impeccable | example of Francis Steegmuller. | J.B.’. [viii]: blank. [ix]: epigraph. [x]: blank. [xi]: contents. [xii]: blank. 1-308: text.

General description: Binding 15.8 x 10.8 cm. Black boards, gold blocked on spine. Cream endpapers.

Going to the Dogs (Penguin Books, 1988)


Notes on this edition: Going to the Dogs. London: Penguin Books, 1988. Pp. 207 [208]. 18 cm. ISBN: 0140103376.

Julian Barnes’s fourth novel published under the pseudonym Dan Kavanagh. First U.K. paperback edition following the publication of the first hardback edition by Viking in 1987.

Cross Channel (Alfred A. Knopf, 1996)


Notes on this edition: First American edition – New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. $21.00.

Descriptive Bibliography:

Title Page: CROSS CHANNEL | [decorative rule] | Julian Barnes | Alfred A. Knopf  [Knopf device] New York  1996

Copyright Page: THIS IS A BORZOI BOOK | PUBLISHED BY ALFRED A. KNOPF, INC. | Copyright © 1996 by Julian Barnes | All rights reserved under International and Pan-American | Copyright Conventions. Published in the United States by | Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York. Distributed by | Random House, Inc., New York. Originally published | in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape, London. | “Interference,” “Experiment,” and “Evermore” were | originally published in The New Yorker. “Gnossienne” and | “Dragons” were originally published in Granta. | Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data | Barnes, Julian. | Cross channel / Julian Barnes.—1st American ed. | p.  cm. | ISBN 0-679-44691-5 | I. British—Travel—France—History—Fiction. I. Title. | PR6052.A6657C76 1996  95-44427 | 823’.914—dc20  CIP | Manufactured in the United States of America | FIRST AMERICAN EDITION

Collation: 18.8 x 13.3 cm. Pp. [i-x, 1-2] 3-20 [21-22] 23-42 [43-44] 45-62 [63-64] 65-87 [88-90] 91-111 [112-114] 115-128 [129-130] 131-148 [149-150] 151-164 [165-166] 167-188 [189-190] 191-211 [212-214]. [i]: blank. [ii]: ‘ALSO BY JULIAN BARNES | 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 | Letters from London 1990-1995’. [iii]: ‘CROSS CHANNEL | [decorative rule]’. [iv]: blank. [v]: title page. [vi]: copyright page. [vii]: ‘TO PAT’. [viii]: blank. [ix]: contents. [x]: blank. [1]: ‘INTERFERENCE | [decorative rule]’. [2]: blank. 3-20: text. [21]: ‘JUNCTION | [decorative rule]’. [22]: blank. 23-42: text. [43]: ‘EXPERIMENT | [decorative rule]’. [44]: blank. 45-62: text. [63]: ‘MELON | [decorative rule]’. [64]: blank. 65-87: text. [88]: blank. [89]: ‘EVERMORE | [decorative rule]’. [90]: blank. 91-111: text. [112]: blank. [113]: ‘GNOSSIENNE | [decorative rule]’. [114]: blank. 115-128: text. [129]: ‘DRAGONS | [decorative rule]’. [130]: blank. 131-148: text. [149]: ‘BRAMBILLA | [decorative rule]’. [150]: blank. 151-164: text. [165]: ‘HERMITAGE | [decorative rule]’. [166]: blank. 167-188: text. [189]: ‘TUNNEL | [decorative rule]’. [190]: blank. 191-211: text. [212-214]: blank.

General description: Binding 19.7 x 13.8 cm. Cream boards, dark green quarter board gold blocked on spine. White endpapers. Dust jacket in cream, brown, and green. Lettering is white on upper panel and black on lower panel.  Photo titled “Saint-Valéry, 1855” by Édouard Baldus on upper panel. Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson. Photograph of the author by Jillian Edelstein located on lower panel.

Inglaterra, Inglaterra | England, England (Anagrama, 1999; Spanish; 3rd printing)


Notes on this edition: Inglaterra, Inglaterra | England, England. Barcelona: Editorial Anagrama, 1999. Pp. 317. 22 cm. Translated by Jaime Zulaika. ISBN: 8433968912 (Spanish)

This is the third printing issued in October 1999. Includes a red promotional wrap-around band stating the printing.

Going to the Dogs (Perennial Library, 1989)


Notes on this edition: Going to the Dogs. New York: Perennial Library, 1989. Pp. 207 [208]. 18 cm. ISBN: 0060809531.

American paperback edition with “A PERENNIAL BRITISH MYSTERY” noted on the front cover.

El Perfeccionista en la cocina | The Pedant in the Kitchen (Anagrama, 2006; Spanish; 2nd printing)


Notes on this edition: El Perfeccionista en la cocina | The Pedant in the Kitchen. Barcelona: Anagrama, 2006. Pp. 131. Translated by Jaime Zulaika. ISBN: 8433971018. (Spanish).

This copy is a 2nd printing from “septiembre 2006”.

Mirando al sol | Starting at the Sun (Anagrama, 1987; Spanish; 2nd printing)


Notes on this edition: Mirando al sol | Starting at the Sun. Barcelona: Anagrama, 1987). Pp. 207. 20 cm. Translated by Agustín Tena. ISBN: 8433931113. (Spanish).

This is the second printing from “noviembre 1987”. The first printing was issued in “octubre 1987”.

Mirando al sol | Starting at the Sun (Anagrama, 1987; Spanish)


Notes on this edition: Mirando al sol | Starting at the Sun. Barcelona: Anagrama, 1987). Pp. 207. 20 cm. Translated by Agustín Tena. ISBN: 8433931113. (Spanish).

First Spanish edition.

Vom Ende einer Geschichte | The Sense of an Ending (Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2012; German)


Notes on this edition: Vom Ende einer Geschichte | The Sense of an Ending. Cologne: Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2012. Pp. 181. 21 cm. Translated by Gertraude Krueger. ISBN: 9783462044331. (German).

The photos show two states of the dust jacket, one with promotional and sales stickers.

The Pedant in the Kitchen (Atlantic Books, 2012)


Notes on this edition: The Pedant in the Kitchen. London: Atlantic Books, 2012. ISBN: 9780857896544.

In 2012, Atlantic Books reissued Julian Barnes’s The Pedant in the Kitchen in hardback with newly designed cover art and an introduction by Mark Hix. They retained the artwork by Joe Berger throughout the edition.

Also included in this example is promotional material sent with advance copies of the book.