Promotional Book Bag (Denoël, undated)


Notes on this item: Promotional book bag produced by Denoël, Julian Barnes’s French publisher. The bag features a large number of reproduced author signatures, including one by Barnes: “J.P. Barnes” (bottom center).

The bag is undated.

Une histoire du monde en 10 chapitres ½ | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters (Stock, 1990; French)


Notes on this edition: Une histoire du monde en 10 chapitres ½ | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters. Paris: Stock, 1990. Pp. 411 + [9]. 22.5 x 14 cm. Translated by Michel Courtois-Fourcy. ISBN: 2234022509. (French).

Quand tout est déjà arrivé | Levels of Life (Mercure de France/Folio, 2015; French)


Notes on this edition: Quand tout est déjà arrivé | Levels of Life. Paris: Mercure de France/Folio, 2015. Pp. 148 + [12]. 17.8 x 10.8 cm. Translated by Jean-Pierre Aoustin. ISBN: 9782070462339. (French).

Folio (n° 5866)

Par la fenêtre | Through the Window (Mercure de France/Folio, 2016; French)


Notes on this edition: Par la fenêtre: dix-huit chroniques (et une nouvelle) | Through the Window. Paris: Mercure de France/Folio, 2016. Pp. 384 + [16]. 17.8 x 10.8 cm. Translated by Jean-Pierre Aoustin. ISBN: 9782070468829. (French).

Letters from London / Lettres de Londres (Gallimard, 2005; Bilingual Edition)


Notes on this edition: Letters from London (selected letters) / Lettres de Londres (choix). Paris: Gallimard, 2005. Pp. 211 + [13]. 17.8 x 10.8 cm. Translated by Josette Chicheportiche and Maryse Leynaud. ISBN: 2070308391. (English/French: Bilingual Edition).

La France en automobile | A Motor-Flight Through France (Mercure de France, 2017; French)


Notes on this edition: Edith Wharton. La France en automobile | A Motor-Flight Through France. Paris: Mercure de France/Folio, 2017. Pp. 208 [209] + [15]. 17.8 x 10.8 cm. Translated by Jean Pavans. ISBN: 9782072710926. (French).

Preface by Julian Barnes, originally written in 1995, but translated into French for the Mercure de France edition (2015).

Une histoire du monde en 10 chapitres ½ | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters (Mercure de France/Folio, 2013; French)


Notes on this edition: Une histoire du monde en 10 chapitres ½ | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters. Paris: Mercure de France/Folio, 2013. Pp. 517 + [11]. 17.9 x 10.8 cm. Translated by Michel Courtois-Fourcy. ISBN: 9782070452033. (French).

Folio no. 5612.

Arthur & George | Uncorrected Proof (Mercure de France, 2007; French)


Notes on this edition: Arthur & George. Paris: Mercure de France, 2007. Translated by Jean-Pierre Aoustin. (French).

Uncorrected Proof of the French edition of Julian Barnes’s Arthur & George. From the author’s personal collection.

Une histoire du monde en 10 chapitres ½ | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters (Stock, 1992; French)


Notes on this edition: Une histoire du monde en 10 chapitres ½ | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters. Paris: Stock, 1992. Pp. 379 [380] + [4]. 16.5 x 11 cm. Translated by Michel Courtois-Fourcy. ISBN: 9782253061830. (French).

The copyright page states the translation is from the 1990 edition, but at the bottom right of the back cover states “11/1992”. Le Livre de Poche no. 9532.

Le porc-épic | The Porcupine (Denoël/Folio, 1995; French)


Notes on this edition: Le porc-épic | The Porcupine. Paris: Denoël/Folio, 1995. Pp. 203 [204] + [4]. 17.7 x 10.8 cm. Translated by Raymond Las Vergnas. ISBN: 2070393259. (French).