Nothing to be Frightened of (Jonathan Cape, 2008)


Notes on this edition: First edition – London: Jonathan Cape, 2008. £16.99.

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Title Page: Nothing to | be Frightened of | [decorative rule] | JULIAN BARNES | [Jonathan Cape device] | JONATHAN CAPE | LONDON

Copyright Page: Published by Jonathan Cape 2008 | 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1 | Copyright © Julian Barnes 2008 | 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 a work of non-fiction based on the life, experiences and | recollections of the author. The author has stated to the publishers that the | contents of this book are true. | 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. | First published in Great Britain in 2008 by | Jonathan Cape | Random House, 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, | London SW1V 2SA | www.rbooks.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 9780224085236 | Permissions | ‘Aubade’, ‘Church Going’ and ‘Wants’ from Collected Poems by Philip Larkin | edited by Anthony Thwaite (The Marvell Press & Faber and Faber 2003). | Extracts from Changing Daylight by Eugene O’Kelly (© Eugene O’Kelly 2006) | reproduced by kind permission of McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. | The Random House Group Limited supports The Forest Stewardship | Council (FSC), the leading international forest certification organization. All our titles | that are printed on Greenpeace-approved FSC-certified paper carry the FSC logo. | Our paper procurement policy can be found at www.rbooks.co.uk/environment | [FSC logo] | Typeset in Adobe Garamond by Palmpsest Book Production Limited, | Grangemouth, Stirlingshire | Printed and bound in Great Britain by | Clays Ltd, St Ives plc

Collation: 21.3 x 13.7 cm. Pp. [i-vi] 1-250. [i]: ‘Nothing to | be Frightened of | [decorative rule]’. [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 | Non-fiction | LETTERS FROM LONDON 1990–1995 | SOMETHING TO DECLARE | THE PEDANT IN THE KITCHEN | Translation | IN THE LAND OF PAIN | by Alphonse Daudet’. [iii]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v]: ‘to P.’. [vi]: blank. 1-250: text.

General description: Binding 22.2 x 14.3 cm. Decorative paper boards suggestive of a photo album with title in red lettering and the author’s name in black on the front cover. Deep maroon endpapers. No dust jacket issued.

Flauberts Papagei | Flaubert’s Parrot (Haffmans Verlag, 1987; German)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Flauberts PapageiFlaubert’s Parrot. Zürich: Haffmans Verlag, 1987. Pp. 277 [278] + [2]. 18.5 x 11.2 cm. Translated by Michael Walter. ISBN: 3251001043. (German).

Cover illustration by Volker Kriegel.

The Sense of an Ending | Limited Edition (Easton Press, 2015)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. The Sense of an Ending.  Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2015. Pp. 163 + [7]. 22.4 x 14.7 cm.

Leather bound, “Signed Collector’s Edition” published by Easton Press by arrangement with Alfred A. Knopf. Text edges in gilt gold with inserted author biography and a certificate of authenticity. The specific limitation is not stated in the book, but Barnes believes he signed 2,000 copies.

Arthur & George | Book Club Edition (Alfred A. Knopf, 2006)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Arthur & George. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006. Pp. 385 [386] + [6]. 21.5 x 14.7 cm. ISBN: 030726310X. Book club edition.

The hardback book club edition of Julian Barnes’s Arthur & George looks very similar to the First American Edition, but the book club edition is considerably smaller, has no price indicated on the inside front flap, has a smooth/cut fore edge, and features a book club number on the back cover near the altered, white ISBN box (comparison images included). Other small differences are not noted here.

Arthur & George (Alfred A. Knopf, 2006)


Notes on this edition: First American edition – Julian Barnes. Arthur & George. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006. Pp. 385. 25 cm. ISBN: 030726310x. $24.95.

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Title Page: Arthur & George | Julian Barnes | [illustration] | [Knopf device] | ALFRED A. KNOPF  | NEW YORK 2006

Copyright Page: THIS IS A BORZOI BOOK | PUBLISHED BY ALFRED A. KNOPF | Copyright © 2005 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. | Knopf, Borzoi Books, and the colophon are registered trademarks of | Random House, Inc. | Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data | Barnes, Julian. | Arthur & George / Julian Barnes.—1st American ed. | p.  cm. | title: Arthur and George. | ISBN 0-307-26310-X | 1. Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir, 1859-1930—Fiction. 2. Horses—Crimes | against—Fiction. 3. Racially mixed people—Fiction. 4. Children of | clergy—Fiction. 5. Midlands (England)—Fiction. 6. Judicial error— | Fiction. I. Title: Arthur and George. II. Title. | PR6052.A6657A84 2006 | 823’.914—dc22   2005048771 | This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either | are the products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. | Manufactured in the United States of America | First American Edition

Collation: Pp. [only odd pages numbered] [i-viii, 1-4] 5-49 [50-54] 55-71 [72-74] 75-221 [222-226] 227-347 [348-352] 353-385 [386-392]. [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. | The Lemon Table | Non-Fiction | Letters From London 1990–1995 | Something to Declare | The Pedant in the Kitchen | Translation | In the Land of Pain by Alphonse Daudet’. [iii]: ‘Arthur & George’. [iv]: blank. [v]: title page. [vi]: copyright page. [vii]: ‘To P.K.’. [viii]: blank. [1]: ‘ONE | Beginnings | [ornament]’. [2]: blank. [3]-[50]: text. [51]: ‘TWO | Beginning with | an Ending | [ornament]’. [52]: blank. [53]-221: text. [222]: blank. [223]: ‘THREE | Ending with | a Beginning | [ornament]’. [224]: blank. [225]-347: text. [348]: blank. [349]: ‘FOUR | Endings | [ornament]’. [350]: blank. [351]-[386]: text. [387-388]: ‘Author’s Note’. [389-390]: blank. [391]: ‘A Note on the Type’. [392]: blank.

General description: Binding 24.1 x 16.5 cm. Brown-orange paper boards stamped in gold to spine. White endpapers. The text block has a deckled or “uncut” fore edge. Author photograph on back flap by Ellen Warner. Jacket design by Peter Mendelsund and Carol Devine Carson.

This copy signed on Feburary 11, 2006, during his U.S. promotional tour.

Arthur & George (Thorndike Press, 2006; Large Print)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Arthur & George. Waterville, ME: Thorndike Press, 2006. Pp. 784. 22.1 x 14.6 cm. ISBN: 0786286652. Large Print edition.

The title page lists the publishers as: “THORNDIKE | WINDSOR | PARAGON”, and the copyright page lists the following ISBNs, suggesting the same text block was used for each edition:

U.S. Hardcover: 0-7862-8665-2   (Basic)
U.K. Hardcover 10: 1 4056 1458 7   (Windsor Large Print)
U.K. Hardcover 13: 978 1 405 61458 0
U.K. Softcover 10: 1 4056 1459 5   (Paragon Large Print)
U.K. Softcover 13: 978 1 405 61459 7

Bottom of back cover states: “Thorndike Press and Chivers Large Print“.

Arthur & George (Odeon, 2007; Czech)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Arthur & George. Prague: Odeon, 2007. Pp. 473 + [7]. 20.5 x 13.3 cm. Translated by Zora Wolfová. ISBN: 9788020712431. (Czech).

Arthur & George (Random House Canada, 2005)


Notes on this edition: First Canadian edition – Toronto: Random House Canada, 2005. $34.95.

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Title Page: JULIAN BARNES | Arthur & | George | [Random House device] | RANDOM HOUSE CANADA

Copyright Page: Copyright © 2005 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 2005 by Random House Canada, a division of Random House of Canada Limited, | and subsequently 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. | Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication | Barnes, Julian | Arthur & George / Julian Barnes. | ISBN 0-679-31417-2 | I. Title. | II. Title: Arthur and George. | PR6052.A6657A78 2005 | 823’.914  C2005-903673-7 | Printed and bound in the United States of America | 2 4 6 8 9 7 5 3 1

Collation: 23.4 x 16.0 cm. Pp. [i-vi, 1-2] 3-46 [47-48] 49-206 [207-208] 209-322 [323-324] 325-357 [358] 359-360 [361-362]. [i]: ‘Arthur & | George’. [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 | Non-fiction | LETTERS FROM LONDON 1990–1995 | SOMETHING TO DECLARE | THE PEDANT IN THE KITCHEN | Translation | IN THE LAND OF PAIN by Alphonse Daudet’. [iii]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v]: ‘to P.K.’. [vi]: blank. [1]: ‘ONE | Beginnings’. [2]: blank. 3-46: text. [47]: ‘TWO | Beginning with an Ending’. [48]: blank. 49-206: text. [207]: ‘THREE | Ending with a Beginning’. [208]: blank. 209-322: text. [323]: ‘FOUR | Endings’. [324]: blank. 325-357: text. [358]: blank. 359-360: author’s note. [361-362]: blank.

General description: Binding 24.2 x 16.5 cm. Red-orange cloth covered boards stamped in gold to spine. White endpapers. The text block has a deckled or “uncut” fore edge.. Author photograph on back flap by Isolde Ohlbaum.

The Noise of Time (Thorndike Press, 2016; Large Print)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. The Noise of Time. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, 2016. Pp. 269 + [3]. 22.3 x 14.5 cm. ISBN: 9781410490193.

Large Print edition published by Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning.

Paeans for Porter | Numbered Edition (Bridgewater Press, 1999)


Notes on this edition: Paeans for Porter: A Celebration for Peter Porter on His Seventieth Birthday by Twenty of His Friends. Edited by Anthony Thwaite. London: Bridgewater Press, 1999. Pp. 77 + [1]. 22.2 x 14.3 cm.

Julian Barnes contributes a piece titled “Postcard to Peter Porter” (Pp. 16-19) for this collection in honor of the poet Peter Porter. Other contributors include: Martin Amis, Alan Brownjohn, Geoffrey Burgon, Wendy Cope, Allen Curnow, Ian Duhig, D. J. Enright, U. A. Fanthorpe, Barry Humphries, Clive James, David Malouf, Les Murray, Sean O’Brien, C K. Stead, George Szirtes, Ann Thwaite, Anthony Thwaite, William Trevor, and Kit Wright.

The limitation page indicates Bridgewater Press issued three editions of this book, as follows:

“This book is published in an edition of 113 copies on Archival Parchment paper. Seventy-five copies, numbered 1-75, are bound in Ratchford Atlantic cloth. Twenty-six copies signed by the contributors, lettered A-Z, are bound in quarter cloth and marbled paper boards. Twelve copies signed by the contributors, numbered I-XII, are bound in quarter Library Calf.”

Note: The title page and the top of Julian Barnes’s entry, as pictured, have been altered to remove personal inscriptions from the publisher and Barnes to the book’s owner.