Promotional Placard | Arthur & George (Alfred A. Knopf, 2006)


Notes on this item: Promotional placard advertising Julian Barnes’s novel Arthur & George. 76 x 52 cm.

This large advertisement placard was intended to stand on display in a book store upon the publication of the novel by Alfred A. Knopf in 2006.

Love, etc. | Promotional Material (Alfred A. Knopf, 2001)


Notes on this item: Folder from Alfred A. Knopf containing loose sheets of paper (promotional material) announcing Julian Barnes’s novel Love, etc. Letter accompanying the promotional material is dated January 2001.

Arthur & George | Promotional Material (Alfred A. Knopf, 2005)


Notes on this item: Folder from Alfred A. Knopf containing loose sheets of paper (promotional material) announcing Julian Barnes’s novel Arthur & George. Letter accompanying the promotional material is dated December 2005.

Writers on World War II: An Anthology (Alfred A. Knopf, 1991)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Staring at the Sun [excerpt].” Writers on World War II: An Anthology. Edited by Mordecai Richler. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. 727 + [9]. 24 x 16 cm. ISBN: 0394572580.

Julian Barnes’s excerpt from Staring at the Sun appears on pp. 159-160.

The Noise of Time | Uncorrected Proof (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. The Noise of Time. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2016. Pp. 199 + [5]. 19 x 13.3 cm.  Uncorrected Proof in paper cover with a preliminary publication date scheduled for 10 May 2016.

The Sense of an Ending | Advertisement Broadside (Alfred A. Knopf, 2011)


Notes on this item: Advertisement Broadside for The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes. Produced by Alfred A. Knopf in 2011, the advertisement measures 17 x 11 inches.

The advertisement includes numerous blurbs of praise and claims, “Already in  its 4TH PRINTING”.

The Only Story (Alfred A. Knopf, 2018; 2nd Printing)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. The Only Story. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2018.

This is the 2nd printing following the first American edition. The second printing was available in April 2018, the same month as the original publication.

Pulse (Alfred A. Knopf, 2011)


Notes on this edition: First edition – New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011. $25.00. 

Descriptive Bibliography: 

Title Page: Pulse | Julian Barnes | [in light gray under author’s name] lse | [Alfred A. Knopf device] | Alfred A. Knopf | NEW YORK · 2011

Copyright Page: [Borzoi device] | THIS IS A BORZOI BOOK | PUBLISHED BY ALFRED A. KNOPF | Copyright © 2011 by Julian Barnes | All rights reserved. Published in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf, | a division of Random House, Inc., New York. | www.aaknopf.com | Knopf, Borzoi, and the colophon are registered trademarks | of Random House, Inc. | Originally published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape, | The Random House Group Limited, London. | Some of the stories in this work were previously published in | slightly different form in the following: “Harmony” and “Marriage | Lines” in Granta; “At Phil & Joanna’s I: 60/40” and “Sleeping with | John Updike” in the Guardian; “Complicity,” “East Wind,” “The | Limner,” and “Trespass” in The New Yorker; and “At Phil & Joanna’s 2: | Marmalade” in The Sunday Times. | Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data | Barnes, Julian. | Pulse / Julian Barnes.—1st American ed. | p.  cm. | ISBN 978-0-307-59526-3 | I. Title. | PR6052.A6657P85 2011 | 823’.914—dc22 2011002736 | This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents | either are the product of the author’s imagination or are used | fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, events, | or locales is entirely coincidental. | Jacket image: Le Malade Imaginaire by Honoré Daumier. Private | Collection. Giraudon / The Bridgeman Art Library International | Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson | Manufactured in the United States of America | First United States Edition

Collation: 21.3 x 14.3 cm. Pp. [i-x, 1-3] 4-18 [19] 20-32 [33] 34-47 [48] 49-60 [61] 62-78 [79] 80-92 [93] 94-105 [106] 107-120 [121] 122-128 [129-131] 132-144 [145] 146-157 [158] 159-184 [185] 186-195 [196] 197-227 [228-230]. [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. | The Lemon Table | Arthur & George | NON-FICTION | Letters From London 1990–1995 | Something to Declare | The Pedant in the Kitchen | Nothing to Be Frightened Of | TRANSLATION | In the Land of Pain by Alphonse Daudet’. [iii]: ‘Pulse’. [iv]: ‘Pu’. [v]: title page. [vi]: copyright page. [vii]: ‘for Pat’. [viii]: blank. [ix]: [Contents]. [x]: blank. [1]: ‘One’. [2]: blank. 3-128: text. [129]: ‘Two’. [130]: blank. [131]-227: text. [228]: blank. [229]: [‘A NOTE ABOUT THE AUTHOR’]. [230]: [‘A NOTE ON THE TYPE’].

General description: Binding 21.9 x 14.8 cm. Red cloth boards stamped in gold lettering to spine. White endpapers. Deckled or ‘uncut’ fore edge. Back flap of dust jacket features an author photograph by Ellen Warner. Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson.

Keeping an Eye Open (Alfred A. Knopf, 2015)


Notes on this edition: First edition – New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2015. $30.00. 

Descriptive Bibliography:

Title Page: Keeping an Eye Open | ESSAYS ON ART | Julian Barnes | [Alfred A. Knopf device] | ALFRED A. KNOPF · NEW YORK · 2015

Copyright Page: THIS IS A BORZOI BOOK | PUBLISHED BY ALFRED A. KNOPF | Copyright © 2015 Julian Barnes | All rights reserved. Published in the United States by | Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York. | Originally published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape, an imprint of | The Random House Group Limited, London. | www.aaknopf.com | Knopf, Borzoi Books, and the colophon are registered trademarks of | Penguin Random House LLC. | Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data | Barnes, Julian. | [Essays. Selections] | Keeping an eye open : essays on art / Julian Barnes. — First American Edition. | pages cm | Originally published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape. | ISBN 978-1-101-87478-3 (hardcover)—ISBN 978-1-101-87479-0 (eBook) | 1. Art, Modern—19th century. 2. Art, Modern—20th century. I. Title. | N6447.B384 2015   709.04—dc23 | 2015014317 | Front-of-jacket image: Palette of Edgar Degas, Musée d’Orsay, Paris, France. | Gianni Dagli Orti/The Art Archive at Art Resource, NY | Back-of-jacket images: (top to bottom, details) Still Life with Curtain and | Flowered Pitcher by Paul Cézanne, Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. | Scala/Art Resource, NY; Desperate, self-portrait by Gustave Courbet, HIP/ | Art Resource, NY; Olympia by Edouard Manet, Musée d’Orsay; Paris, France. | Scala/Art Resource/NY | Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson | Manufactured in Singapore | First American Edition

Collation: 21.4 x 17.0 cm. Pp. [-ii-vii] viii [1-2] 3-4 [5] 6-11 [12] 13-26 [27] 28-30 [31] 32 [33] 34-46 [47] 48-52 [53] 54-56 [57-58] 59-62 [63] 64 [65] 66- [60] 61-62 [63] 64-71 [72] 73-79 [80] 81-86 [87] 88 [89] 90-91 [92] 93-98 [99] 100-102 [103] 104-106 [107] 108-110 [111] 112 [113] 114-118 [119] 120 [121] 122 [123] 124-128 [129] 130-132 [133] 134-136 [137] 138-142 [143] 144 [145] 146-151 [152] 153-156 [157] 158160 [161] 162-164 [165] 166-176 [177] 178-180 [181] 182-184 [185] 186-190 [191] 192-196 [197] 198-206 [207] 208-212 [213] 214 [215] 216-220 [221] 222 [223] 224-229 [230-231] 232 [233] 234 [235] 236-240 [241] 242-248 [249] 250 [251] 252-257 [258] 259-264 [265] 266 [267] 268-270 [271] 272-278. [-ii]: [Alfred A. Knopf ‘100 YEARS’ image]. [-i] ‘ALSO BY JULIAN BARNES | 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. | The Lemon Table | Arthur & George | Pulse | The Sense of an Ending | NONFICTION | Letters from London 1990–1995 | Something to Declare | The Pedant in The Kitchen | Nothing to Be Frightened of | Through the Window | Levels of Life | TRANSLATION | In The Land Of Pain by Alphonse Daudet’. [i]: ‘KEEPING AN EYE OPEN’. [ii]: blank. [iii]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v]: ‘FOR PAT’. [vi]: blank. [vii]-viii: [Table of Contents]. [1]: ‘KEEPING AN EYE OPEN’. [2]: blank. 3-4: text. [5]: [image with caption: ‘Quimperlé (Finistère): Le Pont fleuri’]. 6-11: text. [12]: [image with caption: ‘The Raft of the Medusa by Géricault’]. 13-26: text. [27]: [image with caption: ‘Scene of Cannibalism on the Raft of the Medusa by Géricult’]. 28-30: text. [31]: [image with caption: ‘The Raft of the Medusa by Géricault | Detail showing men waving at the ship’]. 32: text. [33]: [image with caption: ‘The Raft of the Medusa by Géricault | Detail of the man with the grey beard’]. 34-46: text. [47]: [image with caption: ‘The Raft of the Medusa by Géricault | Detail showing prone figure modelled by Delacroix’’]. 48-52: text. [53]: [image with caption: ‘Homage to Delacroix by Fantin-Latour | Detail showing, from left, Whistler, the novelist Champfleury, Manet’]. 54-56: text. [57]: [image with caption: ‘An Unmade Bed by Delacroix’]. [58]: [image with caption: ‘The Mediterranean by Courbet’]. 59-62: text. [63]: [image with caption: ‘The Meeting by Courbet’]. 64: text. [65]: [image with caption: ‘L’Atelier (detail) by Courbet’]. 66-71: text. [72]: [image with caption: ‘A Studio in the Batignolles Quarter by Fantin-Latour | Detail showing Manet (at easel), Renoir (in the picture frame), | and Monet (far right)’]. 73-79: text. [80]: [image with caption: ‘The Bouquet of Lilacs by Manet’]. 81-88: text. [89]: [image with caption: ‘The Execution of Maximilian by Manet | Detail of the NCO cocking his rifle from the painting in London (left) | and the version in Mannheim (right)’]. 90-91: text. [92]: [image with caption: ‘A Corner of the Table by Fantin-Latour | Detail showing (from left) Verlaine, Rimbaud and Léon Valade’]. 93-98: text. [99]: [image with caption: ‘Homage to Delacroix by Fantin-Latour | Detail showing Fantin-Latour’]. 100-102: text. [103]: [image with caption: ‘The Dubourg Family by Fantin-Latour’]. 104-106: text. [107]: [image with caption: ‘Homage to Cézanne by Denis | Detail showing (from left) the painters Redon and Vuillard, | the art critic André Mellario, the dealer Ambroise Vollard, | and the painters Maurice Denis and Paul Sérusier’]. 108-110: text. [111]: [image with caption: ‘The Card Players by Cézanne’]. 112: text. [113]: [image with caption: ‘Madame Cézanne in a Red Armchair by Cézanne’]. 114-118: text. [117]: [image with caption: ‘Apotheosis of Degas by Edgar Degas and Walter Barnes’]. 122: text. [123]: ‘The Dance Lesson (detail) by Degas’]. 124-128: text. [129]: [image with caption: ‘Madame Camille Redon Reading by Redon’]. 130-132: text. [133]: [image with caption: ‘Chimera (Fantastic Monster) by Redon’]. 134-136: text. [137]: [image with caption: ‘The Cyclops by Redon’]. 138-142: text. [143]: [image with caption: ‘The Anabaptists: Pierre Bonnard by Vuillard’]. 144: text. [145]: [image with caption: ‘Nude in the Bath by Bonnard’]. 146-151: text. [152]: [image with caption: ‘A Corner of the Table by Bonnard’]. 153-156: text. [157]: [image with caption: ‘Woman Sweeping by Vuillard’]. 158-160: text. [161]: [image with caption: ‘The Nape of Misia’s Neck by Vuillard’]. 162-164: text. [165]: [image with caption: ‘The Chat by Vuillard’]. 166-176: text. [177]: [image with caption: ‘The Lie by Vallotton’]. 178-180: text. [181]: [image with caption: ‘The Five Painters by Vallotton | Detail showing Vallotton (standing), Bonnard (left) and Vuillard’]. 182-184: text. [185]: [image with caption: ‘Money by Vallotton’]. 186-190: text. [191]: [image with caption: ‘The Pond (Honfleur) by Vallotton’]. 192-196: text. [197]: [image with caption: ‘Les usines de Rio Tinto à l’Estaque by Braque’]. 198-206: text. [207]: [image with caption: ‘George Braque, artist, and his wife Marcelle, Paris, 27th January, 1959 | by Richard Avedon’]. 208-212: text. [213]: [image with caption: ‘Les Affinités Electives by Magritte’]. 214: text. [215]: [image with caption: ‘La Clairvoyance by Magritte’]. 216-220: text. [221]: [image with caption: ‘Proposed Colossal Monument for Central Park North, N.Y.C.—Teddy Bear | by Oldenburg’]. 222: text. [223]: [image with caption: ‘Giant Soft Fan by Oldenburg’]. 224-229: text. [230]: [image with caption: ‘Dead Dad by Mueck’]. [231]: [image with caption: ‘La Vénus ataxique by Richer’]. 232: text. [233]: [image with caption: ‘The Head of an Englishman’]. 234: text. [235]: [image with caption: ‘The Hand of a Giant from Barnum’s Circus’]. 236-240: text. [241]: [image with caption: ‘The Painter in His Studio by Rembrandt’]. 242-248: text. [249]: [image with caption: ‘Hotel Bedroom by Freud | detail showing Caroline Blackwood’]. 250: text. [251]: [image with caption: ‘The Painter Surprised by a Naked Admirer (detail) by Freud’]. 252-257: text. [258]: [image with caption: ‘Two Japanese Wrestlers by a Sink by Freud’]. 259-264: text. [265]: [image with caption: ‘Alpine Snow by Hodgkin’]. 266: text. [267]: [image with caption: ‘After Degas by Hodgkin’]. 268-270: text. [271]: [image with caption: ‘Lovers by Hodgkin’]. 272-278: text.

General description: Binding 22.2 x 17.8 cm. Red-orange cloth boards stamped in gold lettering to spine. White endpapers. Cover design by Carol Devine Carson. Back flap of dust jacket features an author photograph by Alan Edwards.

The Lemon Table (Alfred A. Knopf, 2004)


Notes on this edition: First American edition – New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. $22.95.

Descriptive Bibliography: 

Title Page: The Lemon Table | STORIES | Julian Barnes | [Knopf device] Alfred A. Knopf  NEW YORK  2004

Copyright Page: THIS IS A BORZOI BOOK PUBLISHED BY ALFRED A. KNOPF | COPYRIGHT © 2004 BY JULIAN BARNES | ALL RIGHTS RESERVED UNDER INTERNATIONAL AND PAN-AMERICAN COPYRIGHT | CONVENTIONS. PUBLISHED IN THE UNITED STATES BY ALFRED A. KNOPF, | A DIVISION OF RANDOM HOUSE, INC., NEW YORK. DISTRIBUTED BY | RANDOM HOUSE, INC., NEW YORK | WWW.AAKNOPF.COM | ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN GREAT BRITAIN BY JONATHAN CAPE, AN IMPRINT OF | THE RANDOM HOUSE GROUP LIMITED, LONDON. | KNOPF, BORZOI BOOKS, AND THE COLOPHON ARE REGISTERED TRADEMARKS | OF RANDOM HOUSE, INC. | 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). | LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CATALOGING-IN-PUBLICATION DATA | BARNES, JULIAN. | THE LEMON TABLE / JULIAN BARNES. | P.  CM. | ISBN 1-4000-4214-3 | 1. AGING—FICTION. 2. AGED—FICTION. I. TITLE. | PR6052.A6657L46 2004 | 823’.914—DC22 2003060481 | MANUFACTURED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | FIRST AMERICAN EDITION

Collation: 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.