The Truth about Dogs by Volker Kriegel (Bloomsbury, 1990)


Notes on this edition: Volker Kriegel. The Truth about DogsLondon: Bloomsbury, 1990. Pp. 121. Translated and introduced by Julian Barnes. Introduction on pages 7-10.

Flaubert’s Parrot (Bloomsbury Classics, 1992)


Notes on this edition: Flaubert’s Parrot. London: Bloomsbury Classics, 1992. £10.95.

Descriptive Bibliography:

Title Page: JULIAN BARNES | [rule] | Flaubert’s | Parrot | BLOOMSBURY CLASSICS [with Bloomsbury device overlapped]

Copyright Page: First published 1984 by Jonathan Cape Ltd | Copyright © 1984 by Julian Barnes | This edition 1992 | The moral rights of the author has been asserted | Bloomsbury Publishing Ltd, 2 Soho Square, | London W1V 5DE | A CIP catalogue record for this | book is available from the British Library | ISBN 0 7475 1347 3 | 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 | Designed by Jeff Fisher | Typeset in Great Britain by Hewer Text, Edinburgh | Printed in Great Britain by St Edmundsbury Press Ltd, | Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Collation: 15 x 10.1 cm. Pp. [i-xii] 1-308. [i]: device. [ii]: ‘BY THE SAME AUTHOR | Metroland | Before She Met Me | Staring at the Sun | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters | Talking It Over’. [iii]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v]: ‘To Pat’. [vi]: blank [vii]: ‘NOTE | I am grateful to James Fenton and the | Salamander Press for permission to reprint | the lines from ‘A German Requiem’ on | page 179. The translations in this book are | by Geoffrey Braithwaite; though he would | have been lost without the impeccable | example of Francis Steegmuller. | J.B.’. [viii]: blank. [ix]: epigraph. [x]: blank. [xi]: contents. [xii]: blank. 1-308: text.

General description: Binding 15.8 x 10.8 cm. Black boards, gold blocked on spine. Cream endpapers.

The Truth about Dogs by Volker Kriegel (Bloomsbury, 2005)


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. 

The Truth about Dogs by Volker Kriegel (Bloomsbury, 1988)


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. 

Descriptive Bibliography:

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]. [1]: ‘The Truth About Dogs | [drawing of dog]’. [2]: blank. [3]: title page. [4]: copyright page. [5]: ‘For Ev | but also for Juli, Nico, Joles | and all the others’.  [6]: [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