Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Nothing to be Frightened of. London: London Review Bookshop, 2008. Limited edition bound in full leather and signed by the author. The book itself measures 22.2 x 14.2 cm. The solander box measures 24.5 x 16 cm.
In 2008, the London Review Bookshop issued two limited editions of Julian Barnes’s Nothing to be Frightened of, one quarter-bound in leather (100 copies) and one full leather (25 copies). The text block of both editions is tinted blue, as pictured.
The limitation page of both editions are identical:
A special signed limited First Edition of
Nothing to be Frightened of, comprising 125 copies,
of which one hundred have been quarter-bound
in Harmatan fine grain leather (Crimson 21)
with patterned boards designed by Enid Marx
(© Judd Street Gallery 1988), housed in a cloth
slipcase and numbered 1-100 and twenty-five
fully bound in the same leather, housed in
a solander box and numbered I-XXV.
The bindings have been designed by
Andrew Stilwell and the books have been bound,
slipcased and boxed by The Fine Book Bindery,
This is number
[# and signature by Julian Barnes]