Metroland (Vintage Books, 2009)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Metroland. London: Vintage Books, 2009. Pp. 176. 19.8 x 13 cm. ISBN: 9780099540069.

In 2009, Julian Barnes changed paperback publishers from Picador to Vintage Books.

Metroland (Picador, 2005; Rejacketed)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Metroland. London: Picador, 2005. Pp. 214 + [2]. 19.7 x 12.9 cm. ISBN: 0330313819.

Picador reset the type for this edition in 1995. They also created new cover art for this 2005 reissue. The pagination varies from the earlier Picador edition (1990). The books each carry the same ISBN. This is the 20th printing.

Author photograph by Ellen Warner.

Metroland (Vintage International, 1992)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Metroland. New York: Vintage International, 1992. Pp. 176. 20.3 x 13 cm. ISBN: 0679736085.

The printing below shows the 3rd printing of the Vintage International edition.

Metroland (Vintage Books, 2009; Rejacketed 2013)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Metroland. London: Vintage Books, 2009. Pp. 176. 19.6 x 12.8 cm. ISBN: 9780099540069.

The copyright page states the book is a 6th printing from 2009, but Vintage reissued this redesigned (or “rejacketed”) cover for publication in 2013.

Metroland (Diana Verlag, 1999; German)


Notes on this edition: Metroland. Zürich: Diana Verlag, 1999. Pp. 231 [232] + [8]. 18.6 x 12 cm. Translated by Gertraude Krueger. ISBN: 3453152654. (German).

Published by Diana Verlag, but Heyne website listed on the copyright page.

Metroland (Wilhelm Heyne, 1995; German)


Notes on this edition: Metroland. Wilhelm Heyne, 1995. Pp. 231 [232] + [8]. 18 x 11.4 cm. Translated by Gertraude Krueger. ISBN: 3453088972. (German).

Metroland (Mitos, 1996; Turkish)


Notes on this edition: Metroland. Istanbul: Mitos Yayinlari, 1996. Pp. 224. 19.4 x 13.4 cm. Translated by Serdar Rifat Kırkoğlu. ISBN: 9758023306. (Turkish).

Metroland (Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2007; German)


Notes on this edition: Metroland. Cologne: Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2007. Pp. 231 [232]. 18 x 11 cm. Translated by Gertraude Krueger. ISBN: 9783462600001. (German).

Paperback spine is sun-bleached. From Julian Barnes’s personal collection.

Metroland (Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2013; German)


Notes on this edition: Metroland. Cologne: Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2013. Pp. 247 + [11]. 20.8 x 13 cm. Translated by Gertraude Krueger. ISBN: 9783462045932. (German).

Metroland | Author Proofs (Jonathan Cape, 1980)


Notes on this edition: Metroland. London: Jonathan Cape, 1980.

From Julian Barnes’s personal collection, this set of author proofs is glued on the top edge. This may be the only extant copy of this unusual proof.