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.

Love, etc (Random House Canada, 2000)


Notes on this edition: First Canadian edition – Canada: Random House Canada, 2000. $32.95.

 

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Title Page: Love, etc | JULIAN BARNES | [Random House device] | RANDOM HOUSE CANADA

Copyright Page: Copyright © 2000 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 | Canada in 2000 by Random House Canada, a division of | Random House of Canada Limited, and simultaneously in | Great Britain by Jonathan Cape | Random House Canada and colophon are trademarks | Canadian Cataloguing in Publication Data | Barnes, Julian | Love, etc. | ISBN 0-679-31083-5 | 1. Title | PR6052. A6657L68  2000 823’.914 COO-931154-8 | Papers used by The Random House Group Limited are natural, | recyclable products made from wood grown in sustainable forests; | the manufacturing processes conform to the environmental | regulations of the country of origin. | Typeset in Deltatype Ltd, Birkenhead, Merseyside | Printed and bound in Great Britain by | Mackays of Chatham PLC | 2 4 6 8 9 7 5 3 1

Collation: 21.6 x 13.7 cm. Pp. [i-vi] 1-249 [250]. [i]: ‘Love, etc’. [ii]: ‘by the same author | 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’. [iii]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v]: ‘to Pat’. [vi]: blank. 1-[250]: text.

General description: Nearly identical to the first U.K. edition, but with slight alteration to dust jacket text on back flap. Binding 22.2 x 14.5 cm. Black boards, gold blocked on spine. Burgundy end pages. White dust jacket lettered in grey, red, and black. Color image of three shoes to upper panel and two shoes to lower panel. Jacket photograph by Ashley Rudolph. Author photograph by Jillian Edelstein on back flap. Title listed as ‘Love, etc’ [no full stop].

Levels of Life (Random House Canada, 2013)


Notes on this edition: First edition – Toronto: Random House Canada, 2013. $25.00. 

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Title Page: JULIAN BARNES | LEVELS OF | LIFE | [Jonathan Cape device] | JONATHAN CAPE | LONDON

Copyright Page: PUBLISHED BY RANDOM HOUSE CANADA | Copyright © 2013 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 2013 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 Random House Group Limited, London. Distributed in | Canada by Random House of Canada Limited. | www.randomhouse.ca | Random House Canada and colophon are registered trademarks. | Lines from ‘Exasperated Piety’ by Christopher Reid reproduced by kind permission of | the poet. | Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication | Barnes, Julian | Levels of life / Julian Barnes. | Issued also in electronic format. | ISBN 978-0-345-81355-8 | I. Title. | PR6052.A6657L49 2013     823’.914 C2013-900285-5 | Jacket design by Suzanne Dean | Image credit: ‘Mr Glaisher’s Voyage’, 5 September 1862 © Science Museum / Science | & Society Picture Library — All rights reserved. |Printed and bound in the United States of America | 1 3 5 7 9 8 6 4 2

Collation: 20.9 x 14.5 cm. Pp. [i-x] [1-2] 3-27 [28-30] 31-64 [65-66] 67-117 [118]. [i]: ‘LEVELS OF LIFE’. [ii]: blank. [iii]: ‘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 | NON-FICTION | Letters from London 1990–1995 | Something to Declare | The Pedant in the Kitchen | Nothing to Be Frightened Of | Through the Window | TRANSLATION | In the Land of Pain by Alphonse Daudet’.[iv]: blank. [v]: title page. [vi]: copyright page. [vii]: ‘for Pat’. [viii]: blank. [ix]: ‘CONTENTS | [decorative rule] | THE SIN OF HEIGHT | 1 | ON THE LEVEL | 29 | THE LOSS OF DEPTH | 65’. [x]: blank. [1]: ‘THE SIN OF HEIGHT |  [decorative rule]’. [2]: blank. 3-27: text. [28]: blank. [29]: ‘ON THE LEVEL | [decorative rule]’. [30]: blank. 31-64: text. [65]: ‘THE LOSS OF DEPTH | [decorative rule]’. [66]: blank. 67-[118]: text. [119-120]: blank.

General description: Binding 21.6 x 15.0 cm. Black paper boards stamped in red lettering to spine. White endpapers. Cover design by Suzanne Dean. Features a deckle or uncut fore edge. Back flap of dust jacket features an author photograph by Alan Edwards and a photograph of Pat Kavanagh by Derek Thompson.

Levels of Life (Jonathan Cape, 2013)


Notes on this edition: First edition – London: Jonathan Cape, 2013. £10.99. 

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Title Page: JULIAN BARNES | LEVELS OF | LIFE | [Jonathan Cape device] | JONATHAN CAPE | LONDON

Copyright Page: Published by Jonathan Cape 2013 | 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1 | Copyright © Julian Barnes | Julian Barnes has asserted his right under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act | 1988 to be identified as the author of this work. | This book is sold subject to the | condition that it shall not, by way of trade or otherwise, be lent, resold, hired | out or otherwise circulated without the publisher’s prior consent in any form of | binding or cover other than that in which it is published and without a similar | condition, including this condition, being imposed on the subsequent purchaser. | Lines from ‘Exasperated Piety’ by Christopher Reid | reproduced by kind permission of the poet. | First published in Great Britain in 2013 by Jonathan Cape |  Random House, 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, | London SW1V 2SA | www.randomhouse.co.uk | Addresses for companies within The Random House Group Limited | can be found at: www.randomhouse.co.uk/offices.htm | The Random House Group Limited Reg. No. 954009 | A CIP catalogue record for this book is available | from the British Library | ISBN: 9780224098151 | The Random House Group Limited makes every effort to | ensure that the papers used in its books are made from trees that have | been legally sourced from well-managed and credibly certified forests. | Our paper procurement policy can be found at: | www.randomhouse.co.uk/paper.htm | Printed and bound in Great Britain by | Clays Ltd, St Ives PLC

Collation: 19.7 x 12.8 cm. Pp. [i-viii] [1-2] 3-27 [28-30] 31-64 [65-66] 67-117 [118-120]. [i]: ‘LEVELS OF LIFE’. [ii]: blank. [iii]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v]: ‘for Pat’. [vi]: blank. [vii]: ‘CONTENTS | [decorative rule] | THE SIN OF HEIGHT | 1 | ON THE LEVEL | 29 | THE LOSS OF DEPTH | 65’. [viii]: blank. [1]: ‘THE SIN OF HEIGHT |  [decorative rule]’. [2]: blank. 3-27: text. [28]: blank. [29]: ‘ON THE LEVEL | [decorative rule]’. [30]: blank. 31-64: text. [65]: ‘THE LOSS OF DEPTH | [decorative rule]’. [66]: blank. 67-[118]: text. [119-120]: blank.

General description: Binding 20.4 x 13.5 cm. Black cloth boards stamped in silver lettering to spine. Black endpapers. Cover design by Suzanne Dean. Features a smooth, cut fore edge. Back flap of dust jacket features an author photograph by Alan Edwards and a photograph of Pat Kavanagh by Derek Thompson.

Note: The title page of this example has been digitally altered to remove the  names in the dedication inscription.

Nothing to Be Frightened Of (Alfred A. Knopf, 2008)


Notes on this edition: First edition – New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2008. $24.95. 

Descriptive Bibliography:

Title Page: Nothing | to Be | Frightened Of | [decorative rule] | Julian Barnes | [Knopf device] | ALFRED A. KNOPF, NEW YORK, 2008

Copyright Page: THIS IS A BORZOI BOOK | PUBLISHED BY ALFRED A. KNOPF | Copyright © 2008 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 | Originally published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape, an imprint of | The Random House Group Limited, London. | A portion of this book appeared in The New Yorker | Knopf, Borzoi Books, and the colophon are registered trademarks of | Random House, Inc. | Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data | Barnes, Julian. | Nothing to be frightened of / Julian Barnes.—1st American ed. | p.  cm. | | ISBN 978-0-307-26963-8 | 1. Barnes, Julian—Psychology. 2. Authors, English—20th century— | Biography. 3. Fear of death. 4. Barnes, Julian—Philosophy. | 5. Barnes, Julian—Religion. 6. Barnes, Julian—Childhood and youth. | 7. Barnes, Julian—Family. I. Title. | PR6052.A6657Z46 2008 823’.914B—dc22 2008019603 | Manufactured in the United States of America | First United States Edition

Collation: 21.2 x 14.0 cm. Pp. [i-viii, 1-4] 5-[244] [beginning with page 5, all odd pages are numbered, while all even pages are unnumbered] [245-248]. [i]: blank. [ii]: ‘BY THE SAME AUTHOR | FICTION | Arthur & George | The Lemon Table | Love, etc. | England, England | Cross Channel | The Porcupine | Talking It Over |  A History of the World in 10½ Chapters | Staring at the Sun | Flaubert’s Parrot | Before She Met Me | Metroland | NONFICTION | The Pedant in the Kitchen | Something to Declare | Letters From London, 1990–1995 | TRANSLATION | In the Land of Pain | by Alphonse Daudet’. [iii]: ‘NOTHING | to Be | Frightened Of’. [iv]: blank. [v]: title page. [vi]: copyright page. [vii]: ‘to P.’. [viii]: blank. [1]: ‘Nothing | to Be | Frightened Of’. [2]: blank. [3-4]: text. 5-[244]: text. [245-246]: blank. [247]: ‘A NOTE ON THE TYPE | Pierre SImon Fournier le jeune, who designed the type used | in this book, was both an originator and a collector of types. | His types are old style in character and sharply cut. In 1764 | and 1766 he published his Manual typographique, a treatise on | the history of French types and printing, and on what many | consider his most important contribution to typography— | the measurement of type by the point system. | Composed by Stratford Publishing Services | Brattleboro, Vermont | Printed and bound by R. R. Donnelley | Harrisonburg, Virginia | Designed by M. Kristen Bearse’. [248]: blank.  

General description: Binding 22.0 x 14.7 cm. Light blue paper boards with grey quarter-cloth spine stamped in silver lettering. White endpapers. The text block has a ‘deckled’ or uncut fore edge. Cover features a photograph of Julian Barnes by Paul Stuart. Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson. Bottom of back flap dates the dust jacket as ‘9/2008’.

Additional Printings are documented below:

Going to the Dogs (Pantheon Books, 1987)


Notes on this edition: First American edition – New York: Pantheon Books, 1987. $15.95.


Descriptive Bibliography:

Title Page: [thick rule] | [rule] | GOING TO THE DOGS | [rule] | [dot] DAN KAVANAGH | [rule] | PANTHEON BOOKS [dot] NEW YORK

Copyright Page: [Pantheon device] | First American Edition | Copyright © 1987 by Dan Kavanagh | All rights reserved under International and | Pan-American Copyright Conventions. Published | in the United States by Pantheon Books, a division | of Random House, Inc., New York. | Originally published in Great Britain | by Penguin Books Ltd., London. | ISBN 0-394-56322-0 | LC 87-43056 | Manufactured in the United States of America

Collation: 21 x 13.9 cm. Pp. [1-10] 11-15 [16-18] 19-29 [30-32] 33-50 [51-54] 55-94 [95-98] 99-121 [122-124] 125-178 [179-182] 183-207 [208]. [1]: ‘[thick rule] | [rule] | GOING TO THE DOGS | [rule] | [dot] DAN KAVANAGH | [rule]’. [2]: ‘Other books by Dan Kavanagh | Duffy | Fiddle City’. [3]: title page. [4]: copyright page. [5]: ‘to Ruth and Don’. [6]: ‘I am grateful to Mickey ‘the Grass’ Sissons for slipping | me the words of ‘The Dogs’.  D.K.’. [7]: text. [8]: blank. [9]: ‘1 [dot] LIBRARY’. [10]: blank. 11-[16]: text. [17]: ‘2 [dot] DRIVEWAY’. [18]: blank. 19-[30]: text. [31]: ‘3 [dot] KITCHEN/DINING-ROOM’. [32]: blank. 33-[51]: text. [52]: blank. [53]: ‘4 [dot] BILLIARD ROOM’. [54]: blank. 55-[95]: text. [96]: blank. [97]: ‘5 [dot] GROUNDS’. [98]: blank. 99-[122]: text. [123]: ‘6 [dot] BEDROOMS’. [124]: blank. 125-[179]: text. [180]: blank. [181]: ‘7 [dot] NEIGHBOURHOOD’. [182]: blank. 183-[208]: text.

General description: Binding 21.5 x 14.3 cm. White boards, black quarter binding silver blocked on spine. White endpapers. White dust jacket lettered in black, white, and peach with a color illustration of a dog and a broken window. Flaps colored black with white lettering. Jacket illustration by John Martinez and design by Louise Fili. Author biography on back flap.

Talking It Over (Jonathan Cape, 1991)


Notes on this edition: First edition – London: Jonathan Cape, 1991. £13.99. Print run: 24,000.


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Title Page: Talking It Over | Julian Barnes | [Jonathan Cape device] | JONATHAN CAPE | LONDON

Copyright Page: First published 1991 | © Julian Barnes 1991 | Jonathan Cape, 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 2SA | Julian Barnes has asserted his right | under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act, 1988 | to be identified as the author of this work | ‘Walking After Midnight’ (Hecht/Block) | © Acuff-Rose Opryland Music Ltd | ‘Two Cigarettes in an Ashtray’ (Miller/Stevenson) | © Acuff-Rose Opryland Music Ltd | International copyright secured. All rights reserved. | Reproduced by permission of Warner Chappell Music Ltd | A CIP catalogue record for this book | is available from the British Library | ISBN 0-224-03157-0 | Phototypeset by Falcon Graphic Art Ltd | Printed in Great Britain by | Mackays of Chatham PLC, Chatham, Kent

Collation: 21.5 x 13.7 cm. Pp. [i-x] 1-273 [274-278]. [i-ii]: blank. [iii]: ‘Talking It Over’. [iv]: ‘by the same author | METROLAND | BEFORE SHE MET ME | FLAUBERT’S PARROT | STARING AT THE SUN | A HISTORY OF THE WORLD IN 10½ CHAPTERS’. [v]: title page. [vi]: copyright page. [vii]: ‘to Pat’. [viii]: blank. [ix]: ‘He lies like an eye-witness | Russian saying’. [x]: blank. 1-273: text. [274-278]: blank.

General description: Binding 22.2 x 14.4 cm. Tan boards, gold blocked on spine. Sky blue endpapers. Tan dust jacket with color illustration on upper panel in purple, red, blue, green, and yellow. Lettered in black on upper and lower panel. Jacket illustration by Fraser Taylor. Author photograph by Jane Bown on back flap.