Ouvrez l’oeil! | Keeping an Eye Open (Mercure de France, 2017; French)


Notes on this edition: Ouvrez l’oeil! | Keeping an Eye Open. Paris: Mercure de France, 2017. Translated by Jean-Pierre Aoustin and Jean Pavans. ISBN: 9782715245327 . (French).

Het enige verhaal | The Only Story (Uitgeverij Atlas Contact, 2018; Dutch)


Notes on this edition: Het enige verhaal | The Only Story. Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Atlas Contact, 2018. Pp. 279 [280]. 22 cm. Translated by Ronald Vlek. ISBN: 9789025452087. (Dutch).

Prima di me | Before She Met Me (Einaudi, 2017; Italian)


Notes on this edition: Prima di me | Before She Met Me. Torino: Einaudi, 2017. Pp. 191. 23 cm. Translated by Daniela Fargione. ISBN: 9788806221768. (Italian).

Der Lärm der Zeit | The Noise of Time (Büchergilde Gutenberg, [2017]; German)


Notes on this edition: Der Lärm der Zeit | The Noise of Time. Frankfurt am Main Zürich Wien: Büchergilde Gutenberg, [2017]. Pp. 244. 20 cm. Translated by Gertraude Krueger. ISBN: 9783763269716. (German).

The text ends on the unnumbered page [245], which is followed by 11 blank pages.

时间的噪音 | The Noise of Time (Yilin Press, 2017; Chinese)


Notes on this edition: 时间的噪音 | The Noise of Time. Yilin Press, 2017. Pp. 257. ISBN: 9787544769440. (Chinese).

Writers on Howard Hodgkin (Irish Museum of Modern Art & Tate Publishing, 2006)


Notes on this edition: Writers on Howard Hodgkin. Edited by Enrique Juncosa. Dublin: Irish Museum of Modern Art; New York: Tate Publishing, 2006. Pp. 205. 25 cm. Includes color illustrations. ISBN: 9781854376749.

Julian Barnes contributes an essay titled “Words for H.H.”. The essay was originally published in a book titled Howard Hodgkin (Gagosian Gallery, 2003). Barnes’s essay is found on pp. 145-154.

Other contributors include Enrique Juncosa, Colm Tóibín, Bruce Chatwin, James Fenton, Susan Sontag, Bruce Bernard, William Boyd, Anthony Lane, and Alan Hollinghurst.

 

 

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.

Descriptive Bibliography:

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.

England, England (Aschehoug, 1999; Norwegian)


Notes on this edition: England, England. Oslo: Aschehoug, 1999. Pp. 324 [1]. Translated by Bjørn Alex Herrman. ISBN: 8203204465. (Norwegian).

Vědomí konce | The Sense of an Ending (Odeon, 2012; Czech)


Notes on this edition: Vědomí konce | The Sense of an Ending. Prague: Odeon, 2012. Pp. 155. 21 cm. Translated by Petr Fantys. ISBN: Praha. (Czech).

“1981” | 21: 21 Picador Authors Celebrate 21 Years of International Writing (Picador, 1993; Hardback)


Notes on this edition: “1981” by Julian Barnes. Published in 21: 21 Picador Authors Celebrate 21 Years of International Writing.  London: Picador, 1993. 281. 21 cm. ISBN: 0330331310. (Hardback).

Contributors include:

1972: Oliver Sacks
1973: Patrick McCabe
1974: Graham Swift
1975: Russell Hoban
1976: Ian McEwan
1977: Charles Nicholl
1978: Caryl Phillips
1979: Jim Crace
1980: Candia McWilliam
1981: Julian Barnes
1982: Clive James
1983: Edmund White
1984: Mark Lawson
1985: Tama Janowitz
1986: David Profumohard
1987: Colm Tóibín
1988: Christopher Hope
1989: Rober McLiam Wilson
1990: Norman Lewis
1991: Kathy Lette
1992: Tariq Ali