Something to Declare (Random House Canada, 2002)


Notes on this edition: First Canadian edition – Toronto: Random House Canada, 2002. $27.95.

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Title Page: Julian Barnes | Something to Declare | [publisher device] | Random House Canada

Copyright Page: Copyright © Julian Barnes 2002 | All rights reserved under International and Pan-American | Copyright Conventions. No part of this book may be | reproduced in any form or by any electronic or mechanical | means, including information storage and retrieval systems, | without permission in writing from the publisher, except | by a reviewer, who may quote brief passages in a review. Published in 2002 by Random House Canada, | a division of Random House of Canada Limited. | Published simultaneously in the UK by Picador, | an imprint of Pan Macmillan Ltd. | Random House Canada and colophon are trademarks. | The acknowledgements on pages 303-4 constitute | an extension of this copyright page. | National Library of Canada Cataloguing in Publication Data | Barnes, Julian | Something to Declare | Includes index. | ISBN 0-679-31209-9 | 1. France—Civilization.  2. Popular culture—France. | DC33.7.B323 2002 944 C2001-903758-9 | www.randomhouse.ca | Printed and bound in the United Kingdom | 1 3 5 7 9 8 6 4 2.

Collation: 19.6 x 12.9 cm. Pp. [i-vi] vii-xviii [1-2] 3-16 [17-18] 19-33 [34-36] 37-47 [48-50] 51-62 [63-64] 65-76 [77-78] 79-97 [98-100] 101-108 [109-110] 111-144 [145-146] 147-170 [171-172] 173-192 [193-194] 195-208 [209-210] 211-214 [215-216] 217-234 [235-236] 237-249 [250-252] 253-267 [268-270] 271-287 [288-290] 291-318. [i]: ‘Something to Declare | JULIAN BARNES has published nine novels, 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, England, | England and Love, etc.  He is the author of a book of short stories, | Cross Channel, and also a collection of journalism, Letters from | London 1990–1995. His work has been translated into more | than thirty languages. He is the only British writer to have won | both the Prix Médicis (for Flaubert’s Parrot) and the Prix Fémina | (for Talking It Over). In 1993 he was awarded the Shakespeare | Prize by the FVS Foundation of Hamburg. He lives in London.’. [ii]: ‘Also by Julian Barnes in Picador | 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 | Letters from London 1990–1995 | Cross Channel | England, England | Love, etc’. [iii]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v]: ‘A.L.B. | 1909–1992 | K.M.B. | 1915–1997’. [vi]: blank. vii-viii: contents. ix-xviii: preface. [1]: ‘One | An Englishman Abroad’. [2]: ‘[photo] | A typical Ultimate Peasant’. 3-16: text. [17]: ‘Two | Spending Their Deaths | on Holiday’. [18]: ‘[photo] | Three beers, one ashtray, three singers: (l to r) | Jacques Brel, Leó Ferré, George Brassens’. 19-33: text. [34]: blank. [35]: ‘Three | The Promises of Their Ordination’. [36]: ‘[photo] | Jean Seberg kisses Jean-Paul Belmondo | to advertise A bout de souffle’. 37-47: text. [48]: blank. [49]: ‘Four | The Land Without Brussels Sprouts’. [50]: ‘[recipe for tomato soup] | A simple recipe’. 51-62: text. [63]: ‘Five | Tour de France 1907’. [64]: ‘[photo] | The Pont du Gard: ‘a little stupid’, | according to Henry James’. 65-76: text. [77]: ‘Six | Tour de France 2000’. [78]: ‘[photo] | ‘To the memory of Tom Simpson, Olympic medallist, | World champion, British sporting ambassador, | died 13th July (Tour de France 1967)’’. 79-97: text. [98]: blank. [99]: ‘Seven | The Pouncer’. [100]: ‘[photo] | George Simenon with all his needs | (the maid is off camera), 1930s’. 101-108: text. [109]: ‘Eight | French Letters’. [110]: ‘[photo] | Not an Ultimate Peasant but a | sophisticated poet: Stéphane Mallarmé’. 111-144: text. [145]: ‘Nine | Flaubert’s | Death-Masks’. [146]: ‘[photo] | Flaubert’s death mask’. 147-170: text. [171]: ‘Ten | Not Drowning But | Waving: The Case of | Louise Colet’. [172]: ‘[photo] | Louise Colet in riding costume, | by Courbet’. 173-192: text. [193]: ‘Eleven | Drinking Ink’. [194]: ‘[photo] | Alphonse Karr in his garden at Saint-Raphaël’. 195-208: text. [209]: ‘Twelve | Two Moles’. [210]: ‘[photo] | Turgenev at forty: the age of renunciation’. 211-214: text. [215]: ‘Thirteen | Consolation v. | Desolation’. [216]: ‘[photo] | George Sand, by Nadar’. 217-234: text. [235]: ‘Fourteen | Tail-Flaying’. [236]: ‘[photo] | A bad sight for Flaubert: Prussians in the | studio of a Rouen photographer, 1871’. 237-249: text. [250]: blank. [251]: ‘Fifteen | The Cost of | Conscientious | Literature’. [252]: ‘[photo] | Caroline Commanville, | Flaubert’s niece’. 253-267: text. [268]: blank. [269]: ‘Sixteen | Faithful Betrayal’. [270]: ‘[photo] | Isabelle Huppert as Emma Bovary, ‘a victim who | does not behave as a victim’’. 271-287: text. [288]: blank. [289]: ‘Seventeen | Justin: A Small | Major Character’. [290]: ‘[photo] | J. B. at the tomb of G. F., Rouen, 1983’. 291-302: text. 303-304: acknowledgements. 307-318: index.

General description: As in the first UK edition published by Picador, excepting different review quotes to lower panel and rewritten promotional text to front flap.

The Lemon Table (Random House Canada, 2004)


Notes on this edition: First Canadian edition – Toronto: Random House Canada, 2004. $29.95. This particular example also includes promotional material sent to book reviewers, as pictured.

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Title Page: The Lemon Table | STORIES | Julian Barnes | [Random House device] RANDOM HOUSE CANADA

Copyright Page: COPYRIGHT © 2004 JULIAN BARNES | ALL RIGHTS RESERVED UNDER INTERNATIONAL AND PAN-AMERICAN COPYRIGHT | CONVENTIONS. NO PART OF THIS BOOK MAY BE REPRODUCED IN ANY FORM OR | BY ANY ELECTRONIC OR MECHANICAL MEANS, INCLUDING INFORMATION | STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS, WITHOUT PERMISSION IN WRITING FROM THE | PUBLISHER, EXCEPT BY A REVIEWER, WHO MAY QUOTE BRIEF PASSAGES IN A | REVIEW. PUBLISHED IN 2004 BY RANDOM HOUSE CANADA, A DIVISION OF | RANDOM HOUSE OF CANADA LIMITED, AND SIMULTANEOUSLY IN THE UNITED | STATES BY ALFRED A. KNOPF, A DIVISION OF RANDOM HOUSE, INC., NEW YORK. | DISTRIBUTED IN CANADA BY RANDOM HOUSE OF CANADA LIMITED. | RANDOM HOUSE CANADA AND COLOPHON ARE TRADEMARKS. | WWW.RANDOMHOUSE.CA | ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN GREAT BRITAIN BY JONATHAN CAPE, AN IMPRINT OF | THE RANDOM HOUSE GROUP LIMITED, LONDON. | 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). | NATIONAL LIBRARY OF CANADA CATALOGING IN PUBLICATION | BARNES, JULIAN. | THE LEMON TABLE / JULIAN BARNES. | SHORT STORIES. | ISBN 0-679-31303-6 | I. TITLE. | PR6052.A6657L46 2004a | 823’.914  C2004-900700-9 | PRINTED AND BOUND IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

Collation: [As in the first U.S. edition by Alfred A. Knopf.] 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. Layout is identical to the first U.S. edition by Alfred A. Knopf, except for some altered text on the dust jacket.

The Sense of an Ending (Random House Canada, 2011)


Notes on this edition: First edition – Toronto: Random House Canada, 2011. $25.00. 

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Title Page: JULIAN BARNES | THE SENSE | OF AN ENDING | [Random House Canada device] | RANDOM HOUSE CANADA

Copyright Page: PUBLISHED BY RANDOM HOUSE CANADA | Copyright © 2011 Julian Barnes | All rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright Conventions. | No part of this book may be reproduced in any form or by any electronic or | mechanical means, including information storage and retrieval systems, without | permission in writing from the publisher, except by a reviewer, who may quote | brief passages in a review. Published in 2011 by Random House Canada, a division | of Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto, and simultaneously in the United | Kingdom by Jonathan Cape, a division of The Random House Grouup, Ltd., | London. Distributed in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited. | www.randomhouse.ca | Random House Canada and colophon are registered trademarks. | This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents | either are the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously, | and any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, businesses, | companies, events, or locales is entirely coincidental | Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication | Barnes, Julian | The sense of an ending / Julian Barnes. | Issued also in electronic format. | ISBN 978-0-307-36081-6 | I. Title. | PR6052.A6657S45 2011   823’.914 C2011-901715-6 | Typeset in Bembo by Palimpsest Book Production Limited, Falkirk, Stirlingshire | Jacket design © Suzanne Dean, incorporates a photograph of | dandelions © Paul Tomlins/Flowerphotos.com | Printed and bound in the United States of America | 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1

Collation: 20.8 x 14.2 cm. Pp. [i-vi, 1-2] 3-56 [57-58] 59-150 [151-154]. [i]: ‘THE SENSE | OF AN ENDING’. [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 | Pulse | 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]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v]: ‘for Pat’. [vi]: blank. [1]: ‘ONE’. [2]: blank. 3-56: text. [57]: ‘TWO’. [58]: blank. 59-150: text. [151]: blank. [152]: [Author bio]. [153-154]: blank.

General description: Binding 21.6 x 15.0 cm. Black paper boards stamped in silver lettering to spine. White endpapers. Deckle or ‘uncut’ fore edge. Back flap of dust jacket features an author photograph by Alan Edwards. Jacket design by Suzanne Dean.

The Porcupine (Random House, 1992; Canadian Edition)


Notes on this edition: First Canadian edition – Toronto: Random House, 1992. $19.50.

 

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Title Page: THE PORCUPINE | JULIAN BARNES | [Random House device] | RANDOM HOUSE | TORONTO

Copyright Page: Copyright © 1992 by Julian Barnes | All rights reserved under International and Pan- | American Copyright Conventions. Published in | Canada in 1992 by Random House of Canada | Limited, Toronto, and simultaneously in the United | States by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York. Published | in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape Limited, London. | ISBN 0-394-22324-1 | Manufactured in the United States of America | FIRST CANADIAN EDITION

Collation: Appears identical to the First U.S. edition. 19 x 13.2 cm. Pp. [i-vi] 1-138. [i]: ‘THE PORCUPINE’. [ii]: ‘ALSO BY JULIAN BARNES | Metroland | Before She Met Me | Flaubert’s Parrot | Staring at the Sun | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters | Talking It Over’. [iii]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v]: ‘THE PORCUPINE’. [vi]: blank. 1-138: text.

General description: Appears identical to the First U.S. edition. Binding 19.8 x 13.9 cm. Black boards, black quarter binding gold blocked on spine. White endpapers. Dust jacket in black, red, and white. Lettering is white on upper panel and black on lower panel.  Black and grey photo of shaking hands located on upper panel; photo by Eva Rubinstein. Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson. Photograph of the author by Jillian Edelstein located on back flap.

Staring at the Sun (Random House Canada, 1987; Advance Review Copy)


Notes on this edition: Staring at the Sun. Toronto: Random House Canada, 1987. Pp. 200.

This Advance Review Copy is identical to the First Canadian Edition, except for the stamps to the inside cover and front endsheets. This particular edition is inscribed by Julian Barnes to Greg Gatenby, former Artistic Director of the International Festival of Authors at Harbourfront in Toronto. Barnes’s inscription reads: “To Greg | (who didn’t even pay | money for this) | Julian Barnes | [line] | Toronto, April 1987”. Gatenby’s signature and date are also on the endsheet.

The book is stamped as a review copy, and a review notice is loosely inserted in to the book.

Staring at the Sun (Random House Canada, 1987)


Notes on this edition: First Canadian edition – Toronto: Random House, 1987. $19.95.


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Title Page: JULIAN BARNES | [multiple lines of alternating thickness arranged to suggest the image of a sunset] | STARING | AT THE SUN | [ruled lines of alternating thickness] | RANDOM HOUSE  TORONTO | 1  9 [Random House device]  8 7

Copyright Page: Copyright © 1986 by Julian Barnes | All rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright | Conventions. Published in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited, | Toronto, and simultaneously in | the United States by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York. | Originally published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape Limited, London. | Canadian Cataloging in Publication Data | Barnes, Julian. | Staring at the sun. | ISBN 0-394-22005-6 | I. Title. | PR6052.A66S7  1987 823’ .914 C86-094603-7 | Manufactured in the United States of America | FIRST CANADIAN EDITION

Collation: 21.2 x 14.4 cm. Untrimmed pages. Pp. [i-viii, 1-8] 9-65 [66-70] 71-137 [138-142] 143-197 [198-200] [Note: no even page numbers were printed]. [i]: blank. [ii]: ‘ALSO BY JULIAN BARNES | Metroland | Before She Met Me | Flaubert’s Parrot’. [iii]: ‘STARING AT THE SUN’. [iv]: blank. [v]: title page. [vi]: copyright page. [vii]: ‘to Pat’. [viii]: blank. [1]: ‘STARING AT THE SUN’. [2]: blank. [3-4]: text. [5]: ‘[multiple lines of alternating thickness arranged to suggest the image of a sunset] | ONE | You ask me what life is? It is like asking what a carrot | is. A carrot is a carrot, and nothing more is known. | –CHEKHOV TO OLGA KNIPPER, 20 April 1904 | [ruled lines of alternating thickness]’. [6]: blank. [7]-[66]: text. [67]: ‘[multiple lines of alternating thickness arranged to suggest the image of a sunset] | TWO | Three wise men—are you serious? | –GRAFFITO, c. 1984 | [ruled lines of alternating thickness]’. [68]: blank. [69]-137: text. [138]: blank. [139]: ‘[multiple lines of alternating thickness arranged to suggest the image of a sunset] | THREE | immortality is no learned question. | –KIERKEGAARD | [ruled lines of alternating thickness]’. [140]: blank. [141]-197: text. [198]: blank. [199]: ‘A NOTE ON THE TYPE | The text of this book was set in a digitized version of Bembo, a | well-known Monotype face. Named for Pietro Bembo, the cele- | brated Renaissance writer and humanist scholar who was made a | cardinal and served as secretary to Pope Leo X, the original cut- | ting of Bembo was made by Francesco Griffo of Bologna only a | few years after Columbus discovered America. | Sturdy, well balanced, and finely proportioned, Bembo is a | face of rare beauty, extremely legible in all of its sizes. | Composed by Creative Graphics, Inc. | Printed and bound by Fairfield Graphics, | Fairfield, Pennsylvania. | Book design by Marysarah Quinn’. [200]: blank.

General description: Binding 22 x 15 cm. White boards, light purple quarter binding gold blocked on spine. White endpapers. White dust jacket lettered in light purple (title), blue (author), and black (quotes on lower panel). Multi-colored cover illustration by Havier Romero. Photograph of the author by Nancy Crampton located on back flap. Appears nearly identical to the First American editionexcept for Random House markings to jacket spine and back flap.  No price to front flap.

Cross Channel (Random House Canada, 1996)


Notes on this edition: First Canadian edition – Toronto: Random House of Canada, 1996. $27.95. 

The collation and general description of the Canadian edition is identical to the first American edition published by Alfred A. Knopf.


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Title Page: CROSS CHANNEL | [decorative rule] | Julian Barnes |  [Random House device] | Random House Canada

Copyright Page: Copyright © 1996 by Julian Barnes | All rights reserved under International and Pan-American | Copyright Conventions. Published in Canada by | Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto, and | simultaneously in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., | New York. Originally published in Great Britain | by Jonathan Cape, London. | Canadian Cataloguing in Publication Data | Barnes, Julian | Cross channel | ISBN 0-679-30782-6 | 1. Title. | PR6052.A667C7  1996  823’.914 | C95-932889-0 | Manufactured in the United States of America | 1  3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2

 

A History of the World in 10½ Chapters (Alfred A. Knopf, 1989; Canadian Edition)


Notes on this edition: First Canadian edition – Toronto: Random House of Canada, 1989. $21.95.


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Title Page: A HISTORY | OF THE WORLD | IN 10½ CHAPTERS | JULIAN BARNES | [Knopf device] | ALFRED A. KNOPF  New York · Toronto  1989

Copyright Page: Copyright © 1989 by Julian Barnes | All rights reserved under International and | Pan-American Copyright Conventions. | Published in Canada by Random House of Canada | Limited, Toronto, and simultaneously in the | United States by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York. | Originally published in Great Britain | by Jonathan Cape, Ltd., London. | Canadian Cataloguing in Publication Data | Barnes, Julian | A history of the world in 10½ chapters | ISBN 0-394-22121-4 | I. Title. | PR6052.A6657H58  1989  823’.914  C89-094445-8 | A portion of this book was originally published in The New Yorker. | Manufactured in the United States of America | Facing page 124: Géricault, The Raft of the Medusa, 1819. | Louvre Museum, Paris  © Réunion des Musées Nationaux.

Collation: 21.2 x 14.4 cm. Untrimmed pages. Pp. [i-xii, 1-2] 3-30 [31-32] 33-58 [59-60] 61-80 [81-82] 83-111 [112-114] 115-139 [140-142] 143-168 [169-170] 171-188 [189-190] 191-220 [221-222] 223-244 [245-246] 247-278 [279-280] 281-307 [308]. [i-iii]: blank. [iv]: ‘ALSO BY JULIAN BARNES | Metroland | Before She Met Me | Flaubert’s Parrot | Staring at the Sun’. [v]: ‘A HISTORY | OF THE WORLD | IN 10½ CHAPTERS’. [vi]: blank. [vii]: title page. [viii]: copyright page. [ix]: ‘to Pat Kavanagh’. [x]: blank. [xi]: contents. [xii]: blank. [1]: ‘I | THE STOWAWAY’. [2]: blank. 3-30: text. [31]: ‘2 | THE VISITORS’. [32]: blank. 33-58: text. [59]: ‘3 | THE WARS OF | RELIGION’. [60]: blank. 61-80: text. [81]: ‘4 | THE SURVIVOR’. [82]: blank. 83-111: text. [112]: blank. [113]: ‘5 | SHIPWRECK’. [114]: blank. 115-139: text. [140]: blank. [141]: ‘6 | THE MOUNTAIN’. [142]: blank. 143-168: text. [169]: ‘7 | THREE SIMPLE | STORIES’. [170]: blank. 171-188: text. [189]: ‘8 | UPSTREAM!’. [190]: blank. 191-220: text. [221]: ‘PARENTHESIS’. [222]: blank. 223-244: text. [245]: ‘9 | PROJECT ARARAT’. [246]: blank. 247-278: text. [279]: ’10 | THE DREAM’. [280]: blank. 281-307: text. [308]: author’s note.

General description: Binding 22 x 15.2 cm. Dark green boards, green quarter binding silver blocked on spine. White endpapers. Géricault image tipped in between pages 124-25. White dust jacket lettered in black (title) and maroon (author) blue (author and quotes on lower panel). Color illustration on upper panel by Tom Sciacca. Photograph of the author by Miriam Berkley located on back flap. Differs from the American edition dust jacket in subtle ways — contains ‘Knopf’ and the Knopf device on spine, but includes ‘Toronto’ on the back flap.  

Letters from London (Vintage Canada, 1995)


Notes on this edition: First Canadian edition – Toronto: Vintage Canada, 1995. $16.95.

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Title Page: JULIAN BARNES | Letters | from | London | [Vintage Canada ‘sun’ device] | Vintage Canada | A Division of Random House of Canada

Copyright Page: Copyright 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 by Julian Barnes | All rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright Conventions. | Published in Canada by Vintage Canada, | a division of Random House of Canada, Limited, Toronto, | and simultaneously in the United States by Vintage Books, | a division of Random House, Inc., New York. | All of the material in this work was originally published | in The New Yorker, in slightly different form. | Grateful acknowledgment is made to the following for permission | to reprint previously published material: | EMI Music Publishing: Excerpt from “Taxman,” words and music by George Harrison, | copyright © 1966 by Northern Songs. All rights controlled and administered by EMI | Blackwood Music Inc., under license from ATV Music (BMI). All rights reserved. | International copyright secured. Reprinted by permission of EMI Music Publishing. | Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc.: Excerpt from “Bridge for the Living” from Collected Poems | by Philip Larkin, copyright © 1988, 1989 by the Estate of Philip Larkin; excerpts from | Mrs. Thatcher’s Minister by Alan Clark, copyright © 1993 by Alan Clark. Reprinted by | permission of Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc. HarperCollins Publishers: Selected excerpts | from The Downing Street Years by Margaret Thatcher. Copyright © 1993 by Margaret | Thatcher. Reprinted by permission of HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. | Canadian Cataloguing in Publication Data | Barnes, Julian. | Letters from London | ISBN 0-394-22453-1 | 1. Great Britain—Politics and government—1979—   —Humor. | 2. Great Britain—Humor. I. Title. | PR6052.A6657L47  1995   824’.914  C95-930226-3 | BOOK DESIGN BY CATHRYN S. AISON | Manufactured in the United States of America | 10  9  8  7  6  5  4  3  2 1

Collation: 19.9 x 12.9 cm. Pp. [i-vi] vii-xv [xvi, 1-2] 3-320. [i]: ‘JULIAN BARNES | Letters from London | Julian Barnes was born in Leicester, England, in | 1946, was educated at Oxford University, and now | lives in London. He is the author of seven novels— | Metroland, Before She Met Me, Flaubert’s Parrot, Star- | ing at the Sun, A History of the World in 10½ Chapters, I Talking It Over, and The Porcupine.’. [ii]: ‘Books by JULIAN BARNES | 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’. [iii]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v]: ‘to Jay and Helen’. [vi]: blank. vii-viii: contents. ix-xv: preface. [xvi]: blank. [1]: ‘Letters from London’. [2]: blank. 3-311: text. [312]: blank. 313-320: index.

General description: Binding 19.9 x 12.9 cm. As in A13(b), but with blurbs on lower panel from Jay McInerney, The Toronto Star, and The New York Review of Books.

Talking It Over (Alfred A. Knopf, 1991; Canadian Edition)


Notes on this edition: First Canadian edition – Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. $24.00. The Canadian edition features a cut fore edge, while the nearly identical first American edition has an uncut fore edge.

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Title Page: Talking It Over | A NOVEL BY | JULIAN BARNES | [Knopf device] | ALFRED A. KNOPF  NEW YORK · TORONTO | 1991

Copyright Page: THIS IS A BORZOI BOOK | Copyright © 1991 by Julian Barnes | All rights reserved under International and Pan-American | Copyright Conventions. Published in Canada in 1991 by | Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto, and simultaneously | in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York. | Originally published in Great Britain by | Jonathan Cape Ltd., London. | Grateful acknowledgement is made to Acuff-Rose Music, Inc., for | permission to reprint excerpts from “Three Cigarettes in an Ash | Tray” by Eddie Miller and W. S. Stevenson, copyright © 1982 by | Acuff-Rose Music, Inc., and excerpts from “Walkin’ After | Midnight” by Alan Block and Don Hecht, copyright © 1956, | copyright renewed 1984 by Acuff-Rose Music, Inc. All rights | reserved. International copyright secured. Used by permission. | Canadian Cataloguing in Publication Data | Barnes, Julian | Talking it over | ISBN 0-394-22239-3 | 1. Title. | PR6052.A6657T34  1991   823’.914   C91-093984-5 | Manufactured in the United States of America | FIRST CANADIAN EDITION

Collation: 21.2 x 13.9 cm. Trimmed pages. Pp. [i-x, 1-4] 5-47 [48-52] 53-67 [68-70] 71-81 [82-84] 85-95 [96-98] 99-109 [110-112] 113-127 [128-132] 133-193 [194-198] 199-211 [212-214] 215-225 [226-228] 229-235 [236-238] 239-275 [276-278] [Note: no even page numbers were printed]. [i]: blank. [ii]: ‘ALSO BY JULIAN BARNES | A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters | Staring at the Sun | Flaubert’s Parrot | Before She Met Me | Metroland’. [iii]: ‘Talking It Over’. [iv]: blank. [v]: title page. [vi]: copyright page. [vii]: ‘to Pat’. [viii]: blank. [ix]: ‘He lies like an eye-witness. | RUSSIAN SAYING’. [x]: blank. [1]: ‘Talking It Over’. [2]: blank. [3]-275: text. [276-278]: blank.

General description: Binding 22.2 x 14.8 cm. Blue boards, black quarter binding silver blocked on spine. Silver stamped initials ‘JB’ to lower front cover and embossed Knopf devise to lower back cover. White endpapers. Dust jacket has black upper panel with multi-colored images of British currency, Patsy Cline, and map of Toulouse. Lettering in white (title) and black (author), with author lettering inset in silver rectangle. Lower panel and flaps are white with black lettering, except the titles of previous novels are in red italics. Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson. Photograph of the author by Miriam Berkley located on back flap.