Notes on this edition: First English edition – London: Jonathan Cape, 2002. £10.00.
(Translation of La Doulou by Alphonse Daudet).
Title Page: ALPHONSE DAUDET | In the Land of Pain | EDITED AND TRANSLATED | BY | JULIAN BARNES | [Jonathan Cape device] | JONATHAN CAPE | LONDON
Copyright Page: Published by Jonathan Cape 2002 | 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1 | Translation, introduction and notes copyright © Julian Barnes 2002 | Julian Barnes has asserted his right under the Copyright, Designs | and Patents Act 1988 to be identified as the translator and editor | 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 2002 by Jonathan Cape | Random House, 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 2SA | The Random House Group Limited Reg. No. 954009 | www.randomhouse. co.uk | A CIP catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library | ISBN 0-224-06267-0 | Typeset by Palimpsest Book Production Limited, Polmont, Stirlingshire | Printed and bound in Great Britain by | Biddles Ltd, Guildford and King’s Lynn
Collation: 18.4 x 12.9 cm. Pp. [i-iv] v-xv [xvi] [1-2] 3-49 [50-52] 53-87 [88-96]. [i]: ‘In the Land of Pain’. [ii]: ‘[photo] | Daudet and his wife Julia at Champrosay, c. 1892.’. [iii]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v-xv]: introduction. [xvi]: blank. : ‘I’. : blank. 3-49: text. : blank. : ‘II’. : blank. 53-87: text. [88-96]: blank.
General description: Binding 19.1 x 13.5 cm. Black boards, gold blocked on spine. Burgundy endpapers. Colored dust jacket lettered in cream, purple, dark red, black and white. Features an image of a wasp on a medicinal bottle to both upper and lower panels. Afterword titled ‘A Note on Syphilis’ by Julian Barnes, pp. 82-87.