Notes on this edition: Nada que temer | Nothing to Be Frightened of. Barcelona: Editorial Anagrama, 2010. Pp. 300. Translated by Jaime Zulaika. ISBN: 9788433975263.(Spanish).
Notes on this edition: Nije to ništa strašno | Nothing to Be Frightened of. Belgrade: Geopoetika, 2011. Pp. 197. Translated by Ivan Filipović. ISBN: 9788661450556. (Serbian)
This is the paperback edition of the original translation published in 2008.
Notes on this edition: Nothing to be Frightened of. London: Jonathan Cape, 2008. Proof ISBN: 9780224085410.
Uncorrected Proof in dark pink paper cover. Back cover lists preliminary price as £17.99 with a scheduled publication date of March 2008.
Notes on this edition: Nothing to Be Frightened of. Toronto: Vintage Canada, 2009. Pp. 250. 21 cm. ISBN: 9780307356994.
First Canadian paperback edition issued by Vintage Canada.
Notes on this edition: Nothing to be Frightened of. London: Vintage Books, 2009. ISBN: 9780099523741.
First Vintage paperback edition for the U.K. market. Cover design by Suzanne Dean. This copy features to its front cover a round promotional sticker with a blurb from the Daily Telegraph.
Notes on this edition: Nothing to Be Frightened Of. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2008. Uncorrected Proof of the American edition bound in pale grey paper cover with black lettering. Provisional publication date set for “5 September 2008” with a list price of $24. Loosely inserted are two promotional items: one blue sheet of paper with blurbs from British press and a stapled copy of a profile/interview with Julian Barnes by Kate Summerscale.
Notes on this edition: First edition – London: Jonathan Cape, 2008. £16.99.
Title Page: Nothing to | be Frightened of | [decorative rule] | JULIAN BARNES | [Jonathan Cape device] | JONATHAN CAPE | LONDON
Copyright Page: Published by Jonathan Cape 2008 | 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1 | Copyright © Julian Barnes 2008 | Julian Barnes has asserted his right under the Copyright, Designs | and Patents Act 1988 to be identified as the author of this work. | This book is a work of non-fiction based on the life, experiences and | recollections of the author. The author has stated to the publishers that the | contents of this book are true. | This book is sold subject to the condition that it shall not, | by way of trade or otherwise, be lent, resold, hired out, | or otherwise circulated without the publisher’s prior | consent in any form of binding or cover other than that | in which it is published and without a similar condition, | including this condition, being imposed | on the subsequent purchaser. | First published in Great Britain in 2008 by | Jonathan Cape | Random House, 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, | London SW1V 2SA | www.rbooks.co.uk | Addresses for companies within The Random House Group Limited can be found at: | www.randomhouse.co.uk/offices.htm | The Random House Group Limited Reg. No. 954009 | A CIP catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library | ISBN 9780224085236 | Permissions | ‘Aubade’, ‘Church Going’ and ‘Wants’ from Collected Poems by Philip Larkin | edited by Anthony Thwaite (The Marvell Press & Faber and Faber 2003). | Extracts from Changing Daylight by Eugene O’Kelly (© Eugene O’Kelly 2006) | reproduced by kind permission of McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. | The Random House Group Limited supports The Forest Stewardship | Council (FSC), the leading international forest certification organization. All our titles | that are printed on Greenpeace-approved FSC-certified paper carry the FSC logo. | Our paper procurement policy can be found at www.rbooks.co.uk/environment | [FSC logo] | Typeset in Adobe Garamond by Palmpsest Book Production Limited, | Grangemouth, Stirlingshire | Printed and bound in Great Britain by | Clays Ltd, St Ives plc
Collation: 21.3 x 13.7 cm. Pp. [i-vi] 1-250. [i]: ‘Nothing to | be Frightened of | [decorative rule]’. [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 ARTHUR & GEORGE | 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]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v]: ‘to P.’. [vi]: blank. 1-250: text.
General description: Binding 22.2 x 14.3 cm. Decorative paper boards suggestive of a photo album with title in red lettering and the author’s name in black on the front cover. Deep maroon endpapers. No dust jacket issued.
Notes on this edition: Nothing to Be Frightened Of. New York: Vintage International, 2008. Pp. 243. 21 cm. ISBN: 9780307389985. $15.00
First edition U.S. paperback of Julian Barnes’s Nothing to Be Frightened Of. Cover design by Megan Wilson.
Notes on this edition: Rien à craindre | Nothing to Be Frightened of. Mercure de France, 2009. Pp. 301. 21 cm. Translated by Jean-Pierre Aoustin. (French)
This is the first French edition published in January 2009, issued with wrap-around paper band. Later in 2009, the Gallimard Folio edition appeared (series no. 5070).