Notes on this edition: Volker Kriegel. The Truth about Dogs. London: Bloomsbury, 1990. Pp. 121. Translated and introduced by Julian Barnes. Introduction on pages 7-10.
Notes on this edition: First American edition – New York: Harper & Row, 1988. $7.95. Published simultaneously in Canada by Fitzhenry & Whiteside Limited, Toronto.
Title Page: THE TRUTH ABOUT DOGS | Volker Kriegel | Translated and introduced by | Julian Barnes | [cartoon by Kriegel] | [Harper & Row device] | 1817 | HARPER & ROW, PUBLISHERS, New York | Cambridge, Philadelphia, San Francisco, London | Mexico City, São Paulo, Sydney
Copyright Page: Copyright © 1986 | by Haffmans Verlag | Introduction and translation | © 1988 by Julian Barnes | All rights reserved. | Printed in Great Britain by | Butler and Tanner Ltd, Frome | No part of this book may be used or | reproduced in any manner whatsoever | without written permission except in | the case of brief quotations embodied in | critical articles and reviews. | For information address | Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., | 10 East 53rd Street | New York, New York 10022 | Published simultaneously in Canada by | Fitzhenry & Whiteside Limited, | Toronto | First U.S. Edition | ISBN 0-06-016038-1 | 88 89 90 91 92 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Collation: 15.3 x 9.2 cm. Collation appears identical to the first British edition.
General description: Appears identical to the first British edition, but with no publisher name to upper panel of jacket.
Notes on this edition: London: Bloomsbury, 2005. £5.99. First published by Bloomsbury in hardback, this edition features a newly designed paper cover in blue-green. Originally published as Kriegels Kleine Hunde-Kunde by Volker Kriegel. Translated and with an introduction by Julian Barnes.
Notes on this edition: First edition – London: Bloomsbury, 1988. £4.95. Originally published as Kriegels Kleine Hunde-Kunde by Volker Kriegel. Translated and with an introduction by Julian Barnes.
Title Page: THE TRUTH ABOUT | DOGS | Volker Kriegel | Translated and introduced by | Julian Barnes | [cartoon by Kriegel] | BLOOMSBURY
Copyright Page: First published in Great Britain 1988 | Originally published under the title Kriegels Kleine | Hunde-Kunde by Haffmans Verlag | Copyright © 1986 by Haffmans Verlag | Introduction and translation © 1988 | by Julian Barnes | Guist dog on page 1 drawn by Tatjana Hauptmann | Bloomsbury Publishing Limited, | 2 Soho Square, London W1V 5DE | British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data | Kriegel, Volker | The truth about dogs. | 1. German humorous cartoons—Collection | from individual artists | 1. Title | 741.5’943 | ISBN 0 7475 0232 3 | Printed in Great Britain by | Butler & Tanner Limited, Frome
Collation: 15.4 x 9.2 cm. Pp. [1-6] 7-121 [122-128]. : ‘The Truth About Dogs | [drawing of dog]’. : blank. : title page. : copyright page. : ‘For Ev | but also for Juli, Nico, Joles | and all the others’. : [drawing of dog]. 7-10: [introduction by Julian Barnes]. 11-121: text. [122-128]: blank.
General description: Binding 16 x 9.7 cm. Yellow boards, gold blocked on spine. White endpapers. Cream dust jacket lettered in black and yellow. Upper panel of jacket features a black and blue illustration of a dog crying at a full moon with ‘BLOOMSBURY’ across bottom