The Lemon Table (Random House Canada, 2004)


Notes on this edition: First Canadian edition – Toronto: Random House Canada, 2004. $29.95. This particular example also includes promotional material sent to book reviewers, as pictured.

Descriptive Bibliography:

Title Page: The Lemon Table | STORIES | Julian Barnes | [Random House device] RANDOM HOUSE CANADA

Copyright Page: COPYRIGHT © 2004 JULIAN BARNES | ALL RIGHTS RESERVED UNDER INTERNATIONAL AND PAN-AMERICAN COPYRIGHT | CONVENTIONS. NO PART OF THIS BOOK MAY BE REPRODUCED IN ANY FORM OR | BY ANY ELECTRONIC OR MECHANICAL MEANS, INCLUDING INFORMATION | STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS, WITHOUT PERMISSION IN WRITING FROM THE | PUBLISHER, EXCEPT BY A REVIEWER, WHO MAY QUOTE BRIEF PASSAGES IN A | REVIEW. PUBLISHED IN 2004 BY RANDOM HOUSE CANADA, A DIVISION OF | RANDOM HOUSE OF CANADA LIMITED, AND SIMULTANEOUSLY IN THE UNITED | STATES BY ALFRED A. KNOPF, A DIVISION OF RANDOM HOUSE, INC., NEW YORK. | DISTRIBUTED IN CANADA BY RANDOM HOUSE OF CANADA LIMITED. | RANDOM HOUSE CANADA AND COLOPHON ARE TRADEMARKS. | WWW.RANDOMHOUSE.CA | ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN GREAT BRITAIN BY JONATHAN CAPE, AN IMPRINT OF | THE RANDOM HOUSE GROUP LIMITED, LONDON. | SOME STORIES IN THIS COLLECTION WERE PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED IN THE | FOLLOWING: “APPETITE” IN ARETÉ, “THE SILENCE” AND “KNOWING FRENCH” IN | GRANTA, “A SHORT HISTORY OF HAIRDRESSING,” “THE STORY OF MATS | ISRAELSON,” “HYGIENE,” “THE REVIVAL,” “BARK,” AND “THE FRUIT CAGE” IN THE | NEW YORKER, “VIGILANCE” IN THE TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT, AND “THE THINGS YOU KNOW” IN SIGHTLINES, EDITED BY P. D. JAMES (VINTAGE UK, 2001). | NATIONAL LIBRARY OF CANADA CATALOGING IN PUBLICATION | BARNES, JULIAN. | THE LEMON TABLE / JULIAN BARNES. | SHORT STORIES. | ISBN 0-679-31303-6 | I. TITLE. | PR6052.A6657L46 2004a | 823’.914  C2004-900700-9 | PRINTED AND BOUND IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

Collation: [As in the first U.S. edition by Alfred A. Knopf.] 19 x 13.1 cm. Pp. [i-x, 1-2] 3-25 [26-28] 29-56 [57-58] 59-75 [76-78] 79-95 [96-98] 99-115 [116-118] 119-136 [137-138] 139-154 [155-156] 157-180 [181-182] 183-197 [198-200] 201-226 [227-228] 229-241 [242-246]. [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. | NONFICTION | LETTERS FROM LONDON, 1990–1995 | SOMETHING TO DECLARE | THE PEDANT IN THE KITCHEN | TRANSLATION | IN THE LAND OF PAIN by Alphonse Daudet’. [iii]: ‘The Lemon Table’. [iv]: blank. [v]: title page. [vi]: copyright page. [vii]: ‘to Pat’. [viii]: blank. [ix]: contents. [x]: blank. [1]: ‘A Short History of Hairdressing’. [2]: blank. 3-25: text. [26]: blank. [27]: ‘The Story of Mats Israelson’. [28]: blank. 29-56: text. [57]: ‘The Things You Know’. [58]: blank. 59-75: text. [76]: blank. [77]: ‘Hygiene’. [78]: blank. 79-95: text. [96]: blank. [97]: ‘The Revival’. [98]: blank. 99-115: text. [116]: blank. [117]: ‘Vigilance’. [118]: blank. 119-136: text. [137]: ‘Bark’. [138]: blank. 139-154: text. [155]: ‘Knowing French’. [156]: blank. 157-180: text. [181]: ‘Appetite’. [182]: blank. 183-197: text. [198]: blank. [199]: ‘The Fruit Cage’. [200]: blank. 201-226: text. [227]: ‘The Silence’. [228]: blank. 229-241: text. [242]: blank. [243]: ‘A NOTE ON THE TYPE | The text of this book was set in Weiss, a type- | face designed in Germany by Emil Rudolf Weiss | (1875-1942). The design of the roman was completed | in 1928 and that of the italic in 1931. Both are well- | balanced and even in color, and both reflect | the subtle skill of a fine calligrapher. | COMPOSED BY | Creative Graphics, Allentown, Pennsylvania | PRINTED AND BOUND BY | R. R. Donnelley and Sons, Harrisonburg, Virginia | DESIGNED BY | Iris Weinstein’. [244-246]: blank.

General description: Binding 19.8 x 14.1 cm. Maroon boards, red quarter board gold blocked on spine. White endpapers. Colored dust jacket lettered in grey, green and yellow on the upper panel; blue and  yellow on the spine; and black on lower panel. Flaps are white with black lettering. Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson and Abby Weintraub. Author photograph by Jillian Edelstein on back flap. Layout is identical to the first U.S. edition by Alfred A. Knopf, except for some altered text on the dust jacket.

Der Zitronentisch: Erzählungen | The Lemon Table: Stories (Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2005; German)


Notes on this edition: Der Zitronentisch: Erzählungen | The Lemon Table: Stories. Cologne: Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2005. Pp. 254. 21 cm. Translated by Gertraude Krueger. ISBN: 3462036165. (German).

Tristeţi de lămîie: povestiri | The Lemon Table (Editura Nemira, 2005; Romanian)


Notes on this edition: Tristeţi de lămîie: povestiri | The Lemon Table.  Bucharest: Editura Nemira, 2005. Pp. 256. 18 cm. Translated by Mihai Moroiu. ISBN: 9789735697273. (Romanian).

레몬 테이블 | The Lemon Table (열린책들 | Open Books, 2008; Korean)


Notes on this edition: 레몬 테이블 | The Lemon Table. 열린책들 | Open Books, 2008. Pp. 307. Translated by 송은주. ISBN: 9788932908496. (Korean).

Der Zitronentisch: Erzählungen | The Lemon Table: Stories (Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2017; German)


Notes on this edition: Der Zitronentisch Erzählungen | The Lemon Table. Cologne: Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2017. Translated by Gertraude Krueger. ISBN: 9783462050318. (German).

Originally translated in 2005, this example is a new edition of the German translation.

The Lemon Table (Jonathan Cape, 2004)


Notes on this edition: First editionLondon: Jonathan Cape, 2004. £16.99.

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Title Page: THE | LEMON TABLE | Julian Barnes | [Jonathan Cape device] | JONATHAN CAPE | LONDON

Copyright Page: Published by Jonathan Cape 2004 | 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1 | Copyright © Julian Barnes 2004 | 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 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 2004 by | Jonathan Cape | Random House, 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, | London SW1V 2SA | Random House Australia (Pty) Limited | 20 Alfred Street, Milsons Point, Sydney, | New South Wales 2061, Australia | Random House New Zealand Limited | 18 Poland Road, Glenfield, | Auckland 10, New Zealand | Random House South Africa (Pty) Limited | Endulini, 5A Jubilee Road, Parktown 2193, South Africa | The Random House Group Limited Reg. No. 954009 | A CIP catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library | ISBN 0-224-07198-X | Papers used by Random House are natural, recyclable products made from | wood grown in sustainable forests; the manufacturing processes conform | to the environmental regulations of the country of origin | Typeset by Palimpsest Book Production Limited | Polmont, Stirlingshire | Printed and bound in Great Britain by | Mackays of Chatham plc, Chatham, Kent

Collation: 21.6 x 13.7 cm. Pp. [i-viii, 1-2] 3-22 [23-24] 25-48 [49-50] 51-65 [66-68] 69-83 [84-86] 87-101 [102-104] 105-120 [121-122] 123-136 [137-138] 139-158 [159-160] 161-173 [174-176] 177-199 [200-202] 203-213 [214-216]. [i]: ‘THE LEMON TABLE’. [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 | 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 Pat’. [vi]: blank. [vii]: contents. [vi]: blank. [1]: ‘A | SHORT HISTORY | OF | HAIRDRESSING’. [2]: blank. 3-22: text. [23]: ‘THE STORY | OF | MATS ISRAELSON’. [24]: blank. 25-48: text. [49]: ‘THE THINGS YOU KNOW’. [50]: blank. 51-65: text. [66]: blank. [67]: ‘HYGIENE’. [68]: blank. 69-83: text. [84]: blank. [85]: ‘THE REVIVAL’. [86]: blank. 87-101: text. [102]: blank. [103]: ‘VIGILANCE’. [104]: blank. 105-120: text. [121]: ‘BARK’. [122]: blank. 123-136: text. [137]: ‘KNOWING FRENCH’. [138]: blank. 139-158: text. [159]: ‘APPETITE’. [160]: blank. 161-173: text. [174]: blank. [175]: ‘THE FRUIT CAGE’. [176]: blank. 177-199: text. [200]: blank. [201]: ‘THE SILENCE’. [202]: blank. 203-213: text. [214-216]: blank.

General description: Binding 22.3 x 14.5 cm. Brown boards, gold blocked on spine. Gold endpapers. Colored dust jacket lettered in white, deep yellow, and orange. Features ‘Lemon (no.2)’ by Neal Brown on both upper and lower panels. Flaps are white with black lettering. Author photograph by Jillian Edelstein on back flap.

La mesa limón | The Lemon Table (Anagrama, 2005; Spanish | 3rd edition)


Notes on this edition: La mesa limón | The Lemon Table. Barcelona: Anagrama, 2005. Pp. 234. 22 cm. ISBN: 9788433970688. Translated by Jaime Zulaika. (Spanish).

Paper covers with French flaps. The first Anagram edition was published in April 2005, with the 2nd published in May and the 3rd edition in June. The example featured in this post is the 3rd edition, as indicated on the copyright page and the dark blue promotional band wrapped around the covers. Author photography by Jillian Edelstein.

Limon masasi | The Lemon Table (Ayrinti Yayinlari, 2006; Turkish)


Notes on this edition: Limon masasi | The Lemon Table. Istanbul: Ayrıntı Yayinlari, 2006. Translated by Serdar Rifat Kırkoğlu. ISBN: 9755394907.(Turkish).

The Lemon Table | Uncorrected Proof (Jonathan Cape, 2004)


Notes on this edition: The Lemon Table. London: Jonathan Cape, 2004.  Uncorrected Proof in bright yellow paper wraps with black lettering. Front cover states: “Julian Barnes | THE LEMON | TABLE | [blurb from the Daily Telegraph] | A JONATHAN CAPE UNCORRECTED PROOF”.

De citroentafel | The Lemon Table (Atlas, 2005; Dutch)


Notes on this edition: De citroentafel | The Lemon Table. Amsterdam: Atlas, 2005. Pp. 221. 21 cm. Translated by Jelle Noorman. ISBN: 9045014114. (Dutch).

Visit the Atlas website: http://www.atlascontact.nl/auteur/julian-barnes/