Notes on this edition: First American edition – New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1980. $10.95.
Title Page: METROLAND | Julian Barnes | St. Martin’s Press | New York
Copyright Page: © 1980 by Julian Barnes | All Rights Reserved | For information write St. Martin’s Press, Inc. | 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10010 | Printed in Great Britain | First published in the U.S. in 1980 | Library of Congress Catalog No. 79-3797 | ISBN 0-312-53169-9
Collation: 19.7 x 12.8 cm. Pp. [1-10] 11-72 [73-74] 75-130 [131-132] 133-176. : ‘METROLAND’. : blank. : title page. : copyright page. -176: as in A1(a) above.
General description: Binding 20.5 x 13.5 cm. Blue-grey boards, silver blocked on spine. Grey end-papers. Black dust jacket lettered in silver (title) and white (author), with a photograph of the author by Jerry Bauer on lower panel. Jacket based on the first U.K. edition by Jonathan Cape.
Variants: Some first editions carry a “B” stamped to the front endpage, as pictured.